Kanawha Valley Connections, a group of local volunteers, announces the area’s first FREE community fair celebrating local resources that contribute to economic, environmental and social sustainability. Bring the family for food, fun, active exhibits, games, speakers, vendors and live entertainment!
Admission $10. Singer/songwriter, guitarist, poet and Falling Mountain recording artist Andrew McKnight brings his engaging collection of songs and stories celebrating the American landscape and people to stages all across America. "McKnight traverses from old-time Appalachian tunes to contemporary folk and blues, all backed up by his dead-on guitar playing" - The Boston Globe. Andrew last played in Charleston as a benefit for Mountain Justice Spring Break a couple of years ago. His songs feature on a CD that benefits environmental groups 'Moving Mountains: Voices of Appalachia Rise Up Against Mountaintop Removal Coal Mining'.( Andrew will also be leading the 11am Service that day). For more information, visit www.myspace.com/uucwvirections:
WV-Health Care for
America Now is looking for health insurance or lack of health insurance
horror stories for the upcoming Health Care '09--"Health Care Can't
Wait" Day of Action in Washington, D.C. on June 25th. If you'd like to
share your horror story at the D.C. event please send it to us. You can
read it there, but that's optional. Someone else could read it for you.
Please submit stories by Friday, May 29.
5:30 - 7:30 PM, Charleston Woman's Club, 1600 Virginia Street East. WVAHC is focusing on national health care reform. WVAHC's goals are clear: quality, affordable health care for every American. Accomplishing these goals will require resources: Board and staff time, community involvement and money.
Please come and enjoy good friends, food, drinks and music, while supporting our efforts to bring meaningful reform to the current fragmented, costly and inefficient health care system. The cost is only $25 or whatever you can afford. So bring a friend or two and be part of this historic effort for real change. For more information, contact Perry Bryant at 304-533-7941 or firstname.lastname@example.org .
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