AREA BENEFITS & FUNDRAISERS - Bingo Fundraisers, Car Show-Silent Auction, Help Send Calhoun Students To National History Day, Raffles


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BASKET BINGO FUNDRAISER - Help Send CMHS Students To National History Day. Bingo is Friday, May 27th at 6 p.m. at the Arnoldsburg Community Building. Early Bird tickets Are $20.00 for 20 games and entry for a door prize. Otherwise, tickets are $25.00 at the door. Concessions will be sold. Prizes include Longaberger, hunting calls, rustic/primitive, and more. Proceeds are being used to send 6 CMHS students to National History Day competition for 5 days in June. These students all placed at the state competition and now need the funds to send them to nationals at the University of Maryland. Registration fees, hotel and food costs result in several thousand dollars needed to get them all there. For tickets, or if you would like to make a monetary donation, please contact Angela Dye by email   or by phone 304-354-6199. Angela Dye, 3036 Norman Ridge Rd., Big Bend, WV 26136.

CAR SHOW & SILENT AUCTION - Cross Country Christian Academy, located at 170 Hollywood Road Newton WV, will be having a Car Show-Silent Auction fundraiser on Saturday, May 28. To pre-register your vehicle call Tracie Hallman at 304-565-3399. All vehicles are welcome. Entry fee will be $10.00 with the show starting at 9:00 a.m. and ending at 2:00 p.m. All vehicles will receive a participation certificate and one "People's Choice" award will be given at approximately noon. There will be vendor tables with various items for sale (tables available for $10.00), a Silent Auction and Concessions as well. Please come and join us and if you have any questions please call 304-565-3399 for more information.

LIONS CLUB BINGO - Grantsville Lions Club, 103 Stump Street will have their regular Bingo, Saturday, June 4 and the first Saturday night of each month, starting at 6:00 p.m. Refreshments available with lots of fun and fellowship. Proceeds from these fund raising events go back into the community, in the form of Scholarships for students desiring to further their education, our Vision Program (for those needing vision care) and many other worthy causes.

MISS WV PIONEER ROYALTY PAGEANT FUNDRAISER - Saturday, June 11th at the Pioneer Grill, Glenville, WV. Supreme Titles for ages 0-15. Miss WV Pioneer Title age 16-21 will be recognized during the Folk Festival June 16th-18th. Proceeds will go to Children's Hospital of Pittsburg's Camp Chihopi who gives transplant patients the opportunity to enjoy a full summer camp experience. For an application and more information contact or visit Elite Pageantry on Facebook.

BASKET RAFFLE - The Calhoun County Library is raffling off 4 baskets (see above) Basket #1 has beauty items: jewelry, lotions, body washes, candles, gift certificates, etc. Basket #2 has a variety of itmes including a purse, wax warmer night light and melts, Fenton glass angel, copy of a Charlie Whipkey picture, etc. Basket #3 has kitchen items including Pampered Chef and Tastefully Simple items, a Paula Deen cookbook and a massage gift certificate, etc. #4 is a handcrafted tin man and a Howard Miller songbirds of North America Clock. Tickets are $1 each or 6 for $5. For more information call the library at 304-354-6300. Tickets can be purchased from any staff or board member and at the library. Baskets will be on display at the library. Drawing will be June 3rd.

See additional photo of filled tote and donors below

"PATRIOTIC TOTE RAFFLE - The Calhoun County Committee on Aging [CCCOA] is raffling tickets for a filled "Patriotic Tote" The Thirty-One Deluxe Utility Tote is filled with new merchandise to help make your summer more fun and fantastic. Drawing will be Friday, July 1st at 11 a.m. (Need not be present to win) Proceeds will go to CCCOA Seniors. Tickets are $1 each or 6 for $5. Tickets may be purchased at the CCCOA in Grantsville (Monday-Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.) or by mailing order to PO Box 619, Grantsville, WV 26147. (Include a self-addressed envelope) Donations of new merchandise, gift cards, cash, etc. are being accepted to help fill the tote. For more information call the CCCOA 304-354-7017.

The Thirty-One Deluxe Utility Tote (donated by CCCOA Seniors) is filled with: $25 Cash - donated by Melissa Falls Calhoun County Commissioner candidate; $25 Bass Pro Shops Gift Card - donated by Lora Davis Calhoun County Magistrate candidate; $25 Kohl's Card - donated by Jason Nettles Calhoun County Assessor Candidate; $15 Dairy Queen Card, $15 Subway Card, Jar of Candy - donated by Andy Walker Calhoun County Sheriff Candidate; Clock, Wasp Trap, Hammock, String Lights, Hot Dog Sticks - donated by Ryan Underwood Calhoun County Magistrate Candidate; 4 Piece Placemat & Napkin Set, 2 Storage Bags - donated by Iline Compton; Sink Colander, Lantern, Wind Chime, Hand Soap & Picture Frame - donated by Alta Mae Richards; Vidalia Chop Wizard - donated by Hazel & Ray Tingler; Throw & $100 Cabela's Gift Card - donated by Thelma & Vier Hall; Throw - donated by Portia & Steve Miller; Hairsetter - donated by Pearle Johnson; Perfect Tortilla Pan Set & Stone Ware Microwave Cooker - donated by Anetia Wilson.

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