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November 27, 2013
The Herald-Star

Brunch with Santa

WELLSBURG - Brooke Hills Park will hold a brunch With Santa Claus Dec. 5.

The cost is $5 for the meal. Reservations should be made by calling (304) 737-1236 by Wednesday.

Holiday party set

FOLLANSBEE - The city's senior Christmas party will be held at 5 p.m. Dec. 5 at the Follansbee Community House.

The free event is open only to Follansbee residents, and reservations should be made by calling (304) 527-1330.

Discount offered

WELLSBURG - Brooke Hills Park will be offering golf passes for the 2014 season at a 20 percent discount.

The passes make a great Christmas gift for avid golfers, said park officials.

For information, call (304) 737-1236.

'Turbo' showing

WELLSBURG - The Brooke County Public Library will be showing "Turbo," a PG-rated animated film about a snail with super speed, at 11 a.m. on Saturday.

Call (304) 737-1551 to reserve a seat and popcorn for the free screenings.

Yarn needed

FOLLANSBEE - The Brooke-Hancock-Ohio-Marshall Retired and Senior Volunteer Program is accepting donations of 4-ply yarn to be used to make lap robes for residents of local nursing homes.

The yarn may be brought to the Brooke County Senior Center at 948 Main St. For information, call (304) 527-3410.

Museum needs aid

WELLSBURG - The Brooke County Historical Museum and Cultural Center has received various Brooke High School items over the years and is seeking monetary donations to aid it in purchasing a display case for them.

Checks can be made to the Brooke County Historical Museum and sent to the museum at 704 Charles St., Wellsburg, WV 26070. For information, call (304) 737-4060.

Honor personnel

CHARLESTON - Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin and his wife, Joanne Jaeger Tomblin, invite all West Virginians to honor West Virginia's firemen, police officers and emergency medical service workers by contributing photos for the First Responders Recognition tree at the State Capitol Building during the Christmas season.

"Whether serving our communities or our entire state, our first responders answer the call to duty time and again, continually ensuring our safety, security and well-being. I am grateful for the selfless service of our police officers, firemen and emergency medical service workers, and I am proud of all that they represent," Tomblin said.

He said hundreds of families submitted photos for last year's trees.

Photos must be received by today with an information form found at or by clicking on the Military Recognition Tree icon. They won't be returned.

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