POINT PLEASANT — GED testing will be April 8-9 at the Mason County Career Center on Ohio River Road. Testing will begin at 4 p.m. both days. Examinees will not be admitted after testing begins. Only examinees that have attended Adult Basic Education classes, passed the official practice test and completed registration will be eligible to take the test. Candidates must present a current West Virginia photo card and ticket to be admitted.
Applicants who fail to report for testing must give notice 24 hours before the test or fees will be forfeited. The next GED test will be June 5-6.
Large-print exams and accommodations for learning and physical disabilities are available. Requests for special accommodations must be scheduled three months prior to the test date.
For more information, call Betty Adkins at 304-675-3039 or Jean Henderson or Patrick Leggett at 304-675-1350.
Book signing scheduled
POINT PLEASANT — Carlene Thompson will have a book signing at the Point Pleasant River Museum noon-2 p.m. Saturday.
Thompson has written more than a dozen books and is a well-known Point Pleasant writer of mysteries. She is the best-selling author of “If You Ever Tell.” Her latest book, released March 3, is “Escape is not an Option.”
Copies of the book are available at the river museum.
Hydrants to be flushed
NEW HAVEN — Fire hydrants in the Town of New Haven will be flushed Thursday, March 26. Water might be slightly cloudy or dirty.
Residents are advised to run their faucets until the water is clear. In addition, they should not wash white clothes until the water is clear.
POINT PLEASANT — The GFWC Woman’s Club of Point Pleasant is accepting orders for butterfly bushes as part of a fundraiser for Pleasant Valley Hospice.
As part of a program designed by the West Virginia Regional Director of the Southeastern District, the butterfly bush was chosen to be sold to raise funds for local community projects. The woman’s club chose to support Hospice due to the service Hospice provides to the community and because the butterfly is a symbol of Hospice.
Orders must be received by March 27. For more information or prices, call Joyce Gardner-Lee at 304-675-7097.
Lifeguard class offered
RIO GRANDE, Ohio — Lifeguard classes will be offered at 10 a.m. from March 28 to May 2 at the Rio Grande College Pool. CPR instruction is included.
The instructor will be Terry Shauer. For more information or prices, call 304-675-4474.
POINT PLEASANT — The GFWC Woman’s Club of Point Pleasant recently donated $1,000 to the Fort Randolph Committee for its “Support the Fort” fundraising campaign.
The information was incorrectly submitted to the Point Pleasant Register and included in a recent edition.