Rankin's Physical Therapy will host a blood drive on December 11 for the Eastern Panhandle Chapter of the American Red Cross. Anyone unable to participate in the December 4 blood drive can join from 1-7 p.m.
This drive will be the last one for the year 2008 in Morgan County. Support the local chapter of the American Red Cross.
Canaan Valley Resort in Davis, celebrates 37 years of skiing with free opening day skiing on Thursday, December 11, from noon to 4:30 p.m. The ski area will formally open for the season with normal operating hours on Friday, December 12 at 8:30 a.m.
A pair of blues performers, Barrelhouse Bonni and Lady D, present a songwriting seminar at the Ice House in downtown Berkeley Springs on Thursday, November 6 at 7 p.m. Learning about songwriting is part of the yearlong Back to Our Roots celebration which begins in January. The seminar is produced by the Morgan Arts Council (MAC) with financial assistance from FAST. The blues duo is part of MAC's Adopt-a-School program which has been bringing artists into the Morgan County schools since 1978.
Barrelhouse Bonni McKeown, a native of Capon Springs, is a blues piano player and singer-songwriter based in Charleston. She has been a performer and teacher of the blues for decades, and has several CDs. Doris Fields is Lady D, a noted blues singer from Charleston, who also performs Bessie Smith as an actress. She is an award-winning songwriter and longtime promoter of emerging musicians.
The Morgan County Partnership will host its second Working with Youth community training series on Saturday, November 1 at Cacapon State Park.
With a grant from the Tom and Virginia Seely Foundation, these workshops are free and are open to anyone who works directly with youth such as parents, coaches, teachers, camp counselors, mentors, tutors, church youth leaders, school bus drivers, etc.