Community Calendar of Events

Dates: Saturday, October 12, 2013 from 9:00 am - 1:00 pm. at MPNNCSB Warsaw Counseling Center, 414 Main St., Warsaw, VA 22572; Saturday, November 9, 2013 from 9:00 am - 1:00 pm at Location: MPNNCSB MH/SA Admin. Office, 13794 Tidewater Trail, Saluda, VA 23149 About Children First: Children First is a 4-hour co-parenting education program designed to prevent custody conflicts. The program helps parents understand the importance of both parents having an active, involved, and positive relationship with their children. Parents will learn: How divorce or separation and continued conflict impact children; How to talk with children about the situation; How to manage conflict and emotions constructively; How to take care of children during the changes in the family; How to develop a positive co-parenting relationship; The group takes place in a supportive and nurturing atmosphere. Cost of training: $50 per person. Method of Payment: Cash payment to be made in person at the Prevention Services office: 3786 George Washington Memorial Highway, Hayes, VA 23072, or a Money Order payable to MPNN CSB can be mailed to: PO Box 452, Hayes, VA 23072. Personal checks will not be accepted. For further information please call us at (804) 642-5402 - toll free at 1-888-773-8550 or email us at: prev-famedu@mpnn.state.va.us. Online pre-registrations: Go to http://www.rvuc.com and follow the link.

West Point Cancer Support Group

The West Point Cancer Support Group offers support to current cancer patients, survivors and their family members/caregivers. The group is comprised of all ages, sexes, types of cancer, etc. and is also open to West Point's surrounding communities. The Group meets the third Monday of each month at 7 pm. The meetings take place at the West Point YMCA located at 3135 King William Avenue.

Alzheimer's Caregiver Support Group

The Alzheimer's Association Caregiver Support Groups are designed to provide emotional, educational and social support for caregivers through regularly scheduled meetings. They help participants develop methods and skills to solve problems. The groups encourage caregivers to maintain their own personal, physical and emotional health, as well as optimally care for the person with dementia. For more information contact the Alzheimer's Association Middle Peninsula/Northern Neck Branch office at 804-695-9382.

Gloucester: 1.) Second Wednesday of each month 10:30 a.m. at the Gloucester Alzheimer's Association office (7335 Lewis Avenue Gloucester, VA 23061). No respite available. Contact: 804-695-9382. 2.) Third Thursday of each month 6:00 p.m. at the Alzheimer's Association office (7335 Lewis Avenue, Gloucester, VA). No respite available. Contact: 804-695-9382.

Mathews: Third Tuesday of each month 10:00 a.m. at the Central United Methodist Church (121 Church Street, Mathews, VA). No respite available. Contact: 804-725-2832.

Urbanna: Fourth Thursday of each month 1:30 p.m. at Port Town Village Apartments (111 Port Town Lane, Urbanna, VA). No respite available, Contact: 804-758-2386.

West Point: Third Tuesday of each month 6:00 p.m. at the West Point Family Y.M.C.A. (3135 King William Avenue, West Point, VA). No respite available. Contact: 804-843-3300.

 

Meetings

WP Masonic Lodge #238

The West Point Masonic Lodge No. 238 meets the second Thursday of every month at 7:30 p.m. Dinner will be served at 6:30 p.m. For lodge info call 804-212-7304.

Three Rivers SWCD Board of Directors

Three Rivers Soil & Water Conservation District will hold it's monthly Board of Directors meetings on the third Monday of each month. The public is invited. If you would like to attend, please contact us at 804-443-2327 ext. 101.

The American Legion Post 172

Located in the Downtown Business Center, 621 Main St. Meetings are on the fourth Tuesday of each month at 7 p.m. Veterans in need of assist. with filing claims for service connected disabilities and other veteran's services may call Commander James E. Smith, at 804-843-4029.

West Point Ruritan Club

Meets the second Monday of every month at 6 p.m. in Nick's Spaghetti and Steak House on Route 30 in King & Queen. Please contact Stan Brewer at 804- 843-2563 or brewer.stanley@gmail.com if interested in becoming a member, presenting or information.

Indian River Humane Society