Martinsville Bulletin, Inc.
P. O. Box 3711
204 Broad Street
Martinsville, Virginia 24115
Toll Free: 800-234-6575
Tuesday, May 29
Martinsville School Board special meeting: 6 p.m., council chambers, City Municipal Building. Agenda: Martinsville High School renovation project; 2012-2013 school budget; Virginia retirement system resolution; and two items in closed session.
Free Community Meal: 5:30-7 p.m. at Orchard Drive Baptist Church, 228 Orchard Drive, Bassett. Call 629-7450 if you need directions.
A GED preparation session will be held today at the Martinsville Schools Adult Education Center, 746 Indian Trail, Martinsville, the former Druid Hills Elementary School building. After today, classes will meet Monday through Thursday, 9-11 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Register at the adult education center or call 403-5466.
Blue Ridge Soil and Water Conservation District Board: 6 p.m. at Ippy’s Restaurant and Lounge, Rocky Mount.
Margaret Caldwell, a representative of Patrick Henry Community College, will be at the Blue Ridge Regional Library in Martinsville: 10 a.m. until noon to provide information about the On-Ramp Grant program. This grant helps qualified unemployed/under-employed adults enroll in college training programs to improve their work force skills and ability to obtain new employment. For more information, call 656-5464.
TOPS Va. 413, Ridgeway: 5 p.m. weigh-in, 5:30 p.m. meeting, New Life Community Church fellowship hall, 415 Mica Road, Ridgeway; 956-2272.
TOPS Va. 0218, Martinsville: 9 a.m. weigh-in, 10 a.m. meeting, at Chatham Heights Baptist Church, 1235 Chatham Heights. Call 957-2523 for more information.
TOPS Va. 0762, Stanleytown: 9:30 a.m. weigh-in, 10 a.m. meeting at Stanleytown’s Amazing Grace Baptist Church, 755 Fairystone Park Highway.
TOPS Va. 0626: 5:30 p.m. weigh-in, 6:15 p.m. meeting at Fieldale United Methodist Church. For information, call 957-3575 or 957-3404.
Narcotics Anonymous, open meeting: 8 p.m., Holy Trinity Lutheran Church.
Alcoholics Anonymous: noon, Martinsville Group, Christ Episcopal Church; 8 p.m., Martinsville Group, First Baptist Church, Starling Avenue, Martinsville.
Wednesday, May 30
A Basic Life Support (BLS) class for the health-care provider will be offered at 6 p.m. at the Henry County Department of Public Safety on DuPont Road, Martinsville. Contact Suzie Helbert at 634-4662 or firstname.lastname@example.org to register.
Margaret Caldwell, a representative of Patrick Henry Community College, will be at the Bassett Branch Library: 10 a.m. until noon to provide information about the On-Ramp Grant program. This grant helps qualified unemployed/under-employed adults enroll in college training programs to improve their work force skills and ability to obtain new employment. For more information, call 656-5464.
Wednesday morning Bible study class, sponsored by the Martinsville Senior Center: 10 a.m., led by Pastor Zeke Zanatos; 403-5260 for more information.
Alcoholics Anonymous, Axton Group: noon meeting at Mt. Calvary Church.
Alcoholics Anonymous, Making the Connection group, open meeting: 9 a.m. at 24 Clay St., Martinsville; 6 p.m. Spencer women’s group; and 8 p.m. Martinsville group meeting, both at Friendly Christian Church, Spencer.
Narcotics Anonymous, open discussion meeting: 6 p.m. at Church of Christ, 1185 Daniels Creek Road, Collinsville.
Thursday, May 31
Free community meal at Chatham Heights Baptist Church: 5:30-6:30 p.m. in the church fellowship hall. Everyone welcome to a lasagna dinner.
Martinsville UpTown Rotary: 7:30-8:30 a.m. at the Virginia Museum of Natural History. Lisa Smith, community recovery program manager with Piedmont Community Services, will be the guest speaker. Breakfast provided by Paleo Café. Visitors are welome and should call 634-4147 for reservationa.
Red Cross Bloodmobile, sponsored by the Veterans of Foreign Wars, Ford Post 4637: noon until 6 p.m. at the Red Cross Collection Site, Liberty Fair Mall.
Narcotics Anonymous, 8 p.m., First Presbyterian Church, Patrick Henry Avenue, Martinsville.
Alcoholics Anonymous: noon, Martinsville group, closed meeting, Christ Episcopal Church; 8 p.m. closed meeting, First Baptist Church, Martinsville.