Friends of Cameron Football Event Set
The 6th annual Friends of Cameron Football & Mike Faulkiner Scholarship event will be held on May 11 in the Chesapeake Energy Building at the Marshall County Fairgrounds, Moundsville. Doors will open at 5:30 p.m., with the meal to be at 6 p.m. This year it will be a steak fry instead of pork.
A donation of $20 will be asked from each person attending.
The honorees will be Donnie Kennedy and Ronnie Trowbridge, CHS graduates who were volunteer football coaches in the 1980s and 1990s.
Recognition will be given to the 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001 and 2003 football playoff teams, the 1998 and 1999 teams having been unbeaten. Also, cheerleaders from 1981-2013 will be recognized.
A boy and girl from this year’s senior class will each receive a scholarship.
Proceeds from the event will go toward the Mike Faulkiner Scholarship Fund and to the purchase of football equipment.
Tickets are available by calling CHS at 304-686-3336, or at Cameron Hometown Hardware, American Legion Post No. 18, the Cameron Moose, and #1 Sport’s Fan in Moundsville.
The Relay For Life Team of Limestone Presbyterian Church will hold its second annual “Bakin’ For a Cure” Bingo next Sunday at the church. Lunch will be available beginning at noon and games will start at 1 p.m.
The 28 team members have been busy baking and collecting prizes in order for each bingo game winner to receive a home-baked item in a reusable container.
The cover-all game winner will receive a brand-name basket filled with numerous baking-related items and gift cards.
During the afternoon there will be numerous door prizes, a Chinese auction, a bake sale and a 50/50 drawing.
All proceeds will go the American Cancer Society through the Marshall County Relay For Life, to be held on June 14 in the north parking lot at John Marshall High School.
For additional information on the bingo event or the Relay for Life event call 304-845-8655.
“The Golden Age: Rock and Roll” is the theme of this year’s Bishop Donahue Spring Musical, which will be held Friday and Saturday in the school’s Raymond Jablinske Gymnasium.
In addition, on Friday the Queen of Queens candidate will perform her individual talents, The Queen event will begin at 6:15 p.m., followed by the musical. Doors that evening will open at 5:45 p.m.
On Saturday doors will open at 6:15 p.m., for the 7 p.m. musical.
As to the musical show, the students each year are challenged to learn a genre of music with which they are not really familiar. Songs chosen this year include memorable hits by Elvis Presley, Brenda Lee, Lou Christie and others.
Faculty member Loretta Metz is the show producer.
Among others involved will be Matthew Vucelik as emcee, Mary Beth Ray, who heads up the school’s art department; technology chairman Jared Goddard, Dr. Melinda Kreisberg, a professor at West Liberty University, who assists with the performers and organization of props and choreography, and Mike Oliver who is in charge of music, sound and vocals.
Little Prince Lodge No. 79, Knights of Columbus, Moundsville, will hold its annual breakfast on Saturday to benefit Marshall County Special Olympics. The event will be held from 7:30-11:30 a.m. at the First Presbyterian Church.
Several of the lodge members will prepare the meal, while others will be the servers.
The 6th annual “Boys of Summer” get together will be June 21-23. There will be a golf tournament at the Moundsville Country Club on June 21. On June 22 there will be a hitting contest at the East End Playground; while on June 23 a picnic reunion will take place at Grand Vue Park.
The B.O.S now has a scholarship fund, which in the past couple of years has benefitted a senior boy and girl at John Marshall High School. This year the scholarship program has been expanded to also provide scholarships to seniors at both Cameron and Bishop Donahue High Schools. Anyone wishing to make a donation toward scholarships can make their check payable to “Moundsville Boys of Summer” and mail it to Don Yost at 19 Cherokee Drive, Moundsville, 26041.
Another attraction for the second annual Heritage Festival on April 20 in Cameron will be Rick Frey and his re-enactment group, which will be on the grounds during the day. Featured will be the the history of the B&O Railroad in Cameron during the Civil War.
The festival will be held at the former B&O Freight Building, and will also include crafters selling their wares and demonstrators. Available for viewing will be pottery made in Cameron, and a chicken roast.
Job and skill development seminars will be held Monday and Tuesday at the Moundsville-Marshall County Public Library.
The seminar is being presented by Community Connect Foundation, a non-profit organization based in Charleston.
The CCF, in partnership with the West Virginia Library Commission and the West Virginia Association of Counties, is hosting the seminars which will include resume writing from 11 a.m. -noon on Monday, and interview skills from 2-3 p.m. on Monday; Internet use from 11 a.m. until noon on Tuesday, and introduction to website design from 2-3 p.m. on Tuesday. The seminars are free and open to the public.