Sponsored by the United Way of Marion County, an event on Sunday, March 16, will support the Sobrania Soup Opera, Mannington Food Pantry and the Salvation Army, providing needed nourishment for county residents. Empty Bowls Marion County also feeds the creative spirit of local potters.
Musicians from the Fairmont State University School of Fine Arts will perform an evening of music beginning at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 21, at Noteworthy Sweets, 91 Fairmont Ave., Fairmont. The program will pair the sweet sounds of FSU’s Music Department with the sweet treats available for purchase during the program.
The Noteworthy Sweets performance is free and open to the public. Food, dessert and coffee will be available for purchase. Seating is limited so arriving early is recommended. For more information, call (304) 367-4219.
The Fairmont State University Reads program is preparing for its spring 2014 reading enrichment program.
The free program available to Marion County students in kindergarten through fourth grade will begin the week of March 3. The after-school program will be held from 4 to 5 p.m. Tuesdays in Room 215 of the Turley Student Services Center on FSU’s main campus. The sessions will continue each week through April 7.
Fairmont State University has planned a week of activities in celebration of Random Acts of Kindness (RAK) Week on Monday through Friday, Feb. 10-14.
Fairmont State University Accounting students are providing free income tax preparation assistance in four counties and receiving real-life experience to benefit them in their future careers.
The Fairmont State University Counts program is planning for its spring 2014 session to be held at Fairmont State. The free math tutoring program is offered to students in grades four through eight, who are experiencing math difficulties.
In celebration of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service, Fairmont State University is organizing a Box of Sunshine Drive to benefit clients of the Soup Opera in Fairmont.
The Fairmont State Foundation, Inc. has received state tax credits through the West Virginia Development Office’s Neighborhood Investment Program to offer special giving incentives to help raise money for student scholarships.
The Fairmont State University College of Science and Technology will host the West Virginia FIRST® LEGO® League (FLL) robotics tournament on Saturday, Dec. 7.
The event will take place at the Falcon Center and will be open to the public from 1 to 5 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 7. More than 1,000 people, including 60 teams of students, are expected to attend.
Sponsors of this year’s challenge are NASA IV&V, Fairmont State University, WV Space Grant Consortium, Par Mar Stores, Thrasher Engineering and the West Virginia Higher Education Policy Commission.
Halloween events abound for Fairmont State University and Pierpont Community & Technical College students and the community.