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Morgantown Police Department Accepting Applications for the Citizen’s Police Academy
The Morgantown Police Department is now accepting applications for the Morgantown Citizen’s Police Academy (CPA). The Morgantown CPA is a training program for citizens which focuses on the real world of law enforcement. As a student of the Morgantown CPA, participants will experience firsthand the operation of the Morgantown Police Department. They will learn how and why police officers do the things they do. Participants will also learn about MPD policies and procedures and how the courts and Constitution affect officer's decisions. More information here.
Hidden Figures Purchased for Local Schools
We have purchased nine copies of Hidden Figures: Read Aloud version for the younger students (K-2) and nine copies of Hidden Figures: Young Readers Edition for older students (grades 3-5) for Monongalia County’s elementary schools. This is the landmark study of the African American women who worked for NASA, two of whom had connections to Monongalia County. We have placed a bookplate in each book to acknowledge our donation.
Moms Demand Action Group Forming in Morgantown
For more information and to be added to the mailing list, please contact Kathie Reilly at k.reilly0001@gmail.com or Susie Donaldson at Susie.donaldson@outlook.com.
MLK Community Choir Forming
Practices for this group will be at Greater St Paul AME church, 61 Beechurst Ave, Morgantown, WV 26505. “Calling all singers and musicians to join us as we practice for the Morgantown NAACP and St Paul AME Church annual MLK program on Sunday, January 20, 2019 at 3p.m. “For more information, please contact Debbie Robinson – 304-906-5262, penda8888@gmail.com
Monongalia County Child Advocacy Center Birthday Club
Information from the Center notes: "For a minimum donation of $25, you can honor your friends or family on their birthday and support a young victim of abuse on theirs. By joining the MCCAC’s Birthday Club, you will ensure that a child abuse victim in Monongalia County will receive a card and present on his/her birthday. If the donation is made in honor, or memory, of a friend or family member his/her birthday will be recognized on the MCCAC Birthday Calendar and they will receive a card informing them of the donation in their honor. This is a great opportunity to support a great cause and ensure that a young child abuse victim has a happy birthday!” For more information on this opportunity click here.
New Bereavement Support Group Starting for those who have lost loved ones due to the opioid epidemic
“We are starting a support group for those who have lost friends, family, or loved ones to the opioid epidemic. The group will run from 5-6pm every other Thursday, beginning July 19th. The group will be free of charge, but donations are appreciated. Donations from the group will be given to the West Virginia Family Grief Center. If you would like to attend please give our office a call so that we can have the appropriate space ready. This group is designed for those who are 18 years and older. If you have any questions, or would
like to reserve a spot, please call us at 304-460-5123 Option 1.”
Cole Warner, Harmony/ROOTS, 1005 White Willow Way, Morgantown, WV 26505
Phone: 304-460-5123 ext. 1
CCSJ Purchased Books on Display at Library
Some of the books purchased by the Morgantown Library are currently on display.