Community Announcements April 23, 2018

Social Mobility and Service Forum will be held Wednesday

West Virginia University Center for Service and Learning, in partnership with Middlelayers, will host a Social Mobility and Service Forum at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday in Mountainlair Student Union Greenbrier Room.

The forum will serve as an opportunity for students and Morgantown residents to learn from experts in thefields of child development, service learning and community development about the barriers to social mobility and consider their role in in building solutions to the community’s most pressing social problems.

Info: Tess Goldhagen,

Sobriety checkpoint will be held Friday

The West Virginia State Police will conduct a sobriety checkpoint from 6 p.m.-midnight Friday on U.S. Route 19 in Pursglove, near the intersection with W.Va. Route 7.

Essay contest deadline is May 4

First Lady Cathy Justice and her Student Art Series will host a Wonderful West Virginia Mothers Essay Contest.

All students in 9th and 10th grades, who attend a West Virginia public school, are invited to submit an essay of five hundred words or less to tell how your mother, grandmother, aunt, sister or any woman has helped and inspired you. The essays must be received by May 4.

Students may submit an essay via email to or mail their entries to The Governor’s Mansion, 1716 Kanawha Blvd. East, Charleston, WV 25305.

Info: Katie Speece, 304-558-3588 or

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