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January 04, 1998

Neighborhood news

The Martinsburg-Berkeley County Chamber of Commerce is hosting a Rise & Shine Breakfast from 7:30 to 9 a.m. Friday at the Holiday Inn Martinsburg, W.Va.

Samuel H. Beverage, acting commissioner for the Division of Highways, will give an update on transportation issues in the Panhandle.

The cost for members is $10 in advance, $13 if billed. For nonmembers, the cost is $20 in advance only.

For more information, call 1-304-267-4841.




Del. John Overington, R-Berkeley, is hosting a town meeting from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Saturday at the Bedington, W.Va., Ruritan Building on U.S. 11 North near Bedington Crossroads. He will host another from 1 to 2:30 p.m. that day at the Baker Heights, W.Va., Volunteer Fire Department on W.Va. 9.

Overington will host another town meeting from 10 to 11:30 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 17 at the Marlowe, W.Va., Ruritan Building. To get there, take U.S. 11 North to the Marlowe Elementary School, turn onto Broad Lane and the Ruritan building is on the right.

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For more information, call Overington at 1-304-274-1791.




The Clean Focus Coalition is hosting the following events:

* A live broadcast of a national, interactive teleconference aimed at keeping youth drug-free from 1 to 3 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 14. The free teleconference will be broadcast at the Public Services Center of the W.Va. Extension Office, 44-4 Wiltshire Road, Entrance B, Kearneysville, W.Va.; and at the Frederick County Public School Administration Building, 1415 Amherst St. in Winchester, Va.

* The coalition will host its annual meeting at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 20 at the Jefferson Memorial Hospital Conference Room in Ranson, W.Va.

For more information, call 1-304-725-3433 or 1-540-722-3589.




All current coalition members are eligible to participate in the election, which include six seats on the coalition's board of directors. A special program will honor the top 10 coalition volunteers. Recognition will be given to Zion Episcopal Church for its donation of temporary space for the new Boys and Girls Club of Jefferson County and to the founding committee members of the club.

* The coalition and Kids Are Our Concern will sponsor free Parent-to-Parent Training from 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesdays in February at the Youth Development Center in Winchester. Parent-to-Parent is a series of four workshops designed to empower parents to navigate their children's teen years and raise them drug-free.

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