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July 21, 2013

Bonnie’s Bus to visit Panhandle next month
MARTINSBURG, W.Va. — Bonnie’s Bus, a digital mammography center on wheels, will visit the Eastern Panhandle in August, offering digital mammograms and breast care education to area women.
University Healthcare and the University Healthcare Regional Cancer Program are sponsoring the Berkeley County visit. Bonnie’s Bus will be parked at Martinsburg Mall (south side, across from Allegheny Optical) on Saturday, Aug. 3 from 8 a.m. until 4 p.m.
A service of WVU Healthcare and the Mary Babb Randolph Cancer Center in Morgantown, Bonnie’s Bus is a state-of-the-art digital mammography unit that brings the most advanced digital mammography to communities in West Virginia.
A physician’s order is required in order to schedule a mammogram and space is limited.  Bonnie’s Bus appointments may be made by calling Jessica Graham, cancer committee member and coordinator of the Bonnie’s Bus visit, at 304-264-1232.
 
Boys & Girls Club to host Elimination Dinner
MARTINSBURG, W.Va. — The Boys & Girls Club of the Eastern Panhandle will host its 2013 Elimination Dinner and Silent Auction fund raiser on Saturday at St. Joseph’s Parish School in Martinsburg.
The evening will begin at 5:30 with dinner at 6:30 p.m. Sponsorships are available as well as tickets to the dinner. Tickets cost $50 per couple, including dinner and drinks.  A silent auction will also be held throughout the evening. The grand prize will be $1,000.
 For more information on sponsorships or to purchase tickets, contact the Boys & Girls Club corporate office at 304-263-1832 or any member of the Boys & Girls Club board of directors.
The Boys & Girls Club of the Eastern Panhandle serves the youth of the Eastern Panhandle.

Theological seminaryto offer first classes
SCOTLAND, Pa. — Winebrenner Theological Seminary, which purchased the former Scotland School for Veterans Children, will offer its first extension courses starting Sept. 5.
The seminary will offer two master’s level programs initially with courses in New Testament foundations and interpreting the Bible, according to a news release.
The school also will offer a course pastoral care and counseling in the non-degree program, the news release said.
The campus has space available to be booked for conferences, meetings and educational needs.
More information is available at www.winebrenner.edu.

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