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WV Caring Employees Work to Raise Money for Bonnie’s Bus

CLARKSBURG, W.Va. – Bonnie’s Bus is a mobile mammography unit that travels across West Virginia, offering breast cancer screening in a comfortable, convenient environment.

“A lot of people don’t realize one in eight women will get breast cancer in their lifetime, that’s significant,” explained Kim Riley, Bonnie’s Bus Volunteer.

Kim Riley and Sherry Belldina have made it their mission to provide women in rural areas access to mammograms.

Read the full story from WBOY

“Caring for Your Flock
at the End-of-Life”

Free half-day training for community clergy

Presented by: Rev. Dr. David Spence

November 7th,
9am-12

Turley Center Conference Center; Room 215

Fairmont State University

Special parking will be provided in the parking garage. Morning coffee and lunch provided

November 5th,
9am-12

Historic Arthurdale Inn, Arthurdale, WV

Morning coffee and lunch provided

November 15th,
9am-12

WV Caring Office,
169 Diamond Street, Elkins, WV 26241

Morning coffee and lunch provided

The objectives are:

  • To enhance the partnership between the community based hospice and the faith based community
  • To understand the role of the faith based community in caring for the sickest of the sick in the community
  • To give tools to the attendees to actively use to comfort the patient and family

Rev. Dr. David Spence has 31 years of experience in the ministry.
A graduate of Asbury Theological Seminary, Wilmore, KY with a Doctor of Mininistry, 1998 and Master of Divinity, 1988, a degree from WV State University in History, 1985, has 1 unit of CPE through WVU Hospitals, and has served as a WV Caring Hospice chaplain since 2013.

For more information or to register, contact:

Rev. Lynn Keener
1-800-350-1161
lkeener@wvcaring.org

The Armor of God Women’s Study

West Virginia Caring (formerly Hospice Care Corporation) will be hosting the women’s bible study “Armor of God” with Priscilla Shirer.  It will be a free, four-week series for women including video portions by best-selling author, Priscilla Shirer.  The course will begin on Thursday, November 7, 2019 from 6-7:30 pm held at the WV Caring’s Fairmont office at 1406 Country Club Road in Fairmont, WV. Light dinner will be provided.

The course is entitled, “Learn How to Prepare for the Attacks of the Enemy.” All day an invisible war rages around you – an enemy seeks to wreak havoc on everything that matters to you: your heart, mind, marriage, children, relationships, resilience, your dreams and destiny.  This class will help you be better prepared for these invisible attacks.

Registration is free, but necessary for materials.  The study workbook will be available for sale on the first night for $13, or you can order online on Amazon.com in advance of the class.  To register call WV Caring at 304-864-0884 or email mdavis@wvcaring.org.  

Grief Educational Sessions

Come learn about the grief process and positive coping skills

Monongalia County:

Woodland United Methodist Church: 1846 Mileground Rd, Morgantown, WV 26505    

November 14th– 6:00 – 7:00 PM                                             December 12th 6:00-7:00 PM

Preston County:

Wesley United Methodist Church: 107 W. High St., Kingwood, WV 26537

November 19th 12:00- 1:00 PM                                              December 17th 12:00- 1:00 PM

Taylor County:

Taylor County Public Library: 200 Beech St., Grafton, WV 26354

November 12th– 2:00-3:00 PM                                               December 10th 2:00-3:00 PM

For more information or in case of inclement weather, please contact WV Caring office at 1-800-350-1161

  

Please join us for any of our free holiday’s grief & loss support groups …

Coping with the Holidays

Northern Areas

Monongalia County:

Harmony at Morgantown: 50 Harmony Drive, Morgantown, WV 26505- (Turn right before Pines County Club. Check in at the concierge desk for guidance to support group location.)

November 13th -10:30-11:30 AM                                                December 10th– 10:30-11:30 AM

 

Blacksville United Methodist Church: 20 Daybrook Rd. Blacksville, WV 26521 (Located beside the Post Office)

November 11th– 6:00-7:00 PM                                                    December 9th– 6:00-7:00 PM

Preston County:

Preston Memorial Hospital-150 Memorial Drive, Kingwood, WV 26537 – Dogwood Conference Room

November 7TH 11:00-12:00 PM                                                  December 5th– 11:00-12:00 PM

November 19TH 5:00-6:00 PM                                                    December 17TH 5:00-6:00 PM

Marion County:

Fairmont Regional Medical Center: 1325 Locust Ave, Fairmont, WV 26554- Class Room B. (Enter through Medical Office Entrance. Go upstairs to hallway. Turn left. Room is on the left.)

November 4th– 6:00-7:00 PM                                                     December 2nd – 6:00-7:00 PM

November 14th– 11:00-12:00 PM                                                December 12th– 11:00-12:00 PM

Mannington Senior Center: 1 Senior Drive, Mannington WV 26582

November 6th-12:00-1:00 PM                                                    December 4th– 12:00-1:00 P.M.

Wetzel County:

Wetzel County Hospital:  3 East Benjamin Drive, New Martinsville, WV 26155- Conference Room 1 (Go through cafeteria, walk through dining room.  Conference Room 1 is on the right- Anyone can help at the front desk.)

November 8th 11:00-12:00 PM                                                   December 6th– 11:00-12:00 PM

November 13th 1:00-2:00 PM                                                     December 12th– 1:00-2:00 PM

If you have any questions or would like more information, please contact our Grief and Loss Team at 1-800-350-1161

  

Southern Areas

Pocahontas County:

Pocahontas Memorial Hospital: 150 Duncan Road, Buckeye, WV 26924

November 7th– 11:00-12:00 PM                                                  December 5th 11:00-12:00 PM

Green Bank Library: RR 28 Green Bank, WV 24944

November 7th– 1:00-2:00 PM                                                     December 5th 1:00- 2:00 PM

Tucker County:

Five Rivers Library: 301 Walnut St., Parsons, WV 26287

November 5th 11:00-12:00 PM                                                   December 3rd 11:00- 12:00 PM

Randolph County:

Davis Medical Center: 812 Gorman Ave., Elkins WV 26241

November 5th 2:00- 3:00 PM                                                      December 3rd 2:00-3:00 PM

Braxton County:

Braxton Memorial Hospital: 100 Hoylman Drive, Gassaway, WV 26624

November 6th 10:00-11:00 AM                                                   December 4th– 10:00-11:00 AM

Gilmer County:

Glenville Public Library: 214 Walnut Street, Glenville, WV 26351

November 6th 2:00-3:00 PM                                                       December 4th 2:00-3:00 PM

Calhoun County:

Calhoun County Library: 250 Mill Street, Glenville, WV 26147

November 13th 1:00-2:00 PM                                                     December 11th 1:00-2:00 PM

Barbour County:

Broadddus Hospital: 1 Healthcare Drive, Philippi, WV 26241

November 12th 11:00-12:00 PM                                                 December 10th 11:00-12:00 PM

If you have any questions or would like more information, please contact our Grief and Loss Team at 1-800-350-1161