Helvetia, WV
Helvetia Highlights for August 2009

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The August 2009 Wonderful West Virginia magazine has two articles on Helvetia: http://www.wonderfulwv.com/sub.cfm?month=aug09&fea=1 and http://www.wonderfulwv.com/sub.cfm?month=aug09&fea=2.

Helvetia was featured on Swiss TV July 20th--in Italian. http://la1.rsi.ch/falo/welcome.cfm?idg=0&ids=0&idc=40012. Click the "Flash Video" link at the bottom.

Saturday, August 1. Swiss Independence Day Celebration.

  • 5:00 p.m. Cookout in the meadow: bratwurst, fresh veggies, chips and dip, homemade cookies, and more. If there is rain, this will be moved to the Pavilion at the Community Hall.
  • 6:00 p.m. Traditional Swiss dancing, music, and singing.
  • 8:00 Square dance at the Community Hall. Adults $5, children under 12, $1.

Monday, August 3. Farm Women's Club Meeting. 6:30 p.m.

Tuesday, August 11. Monthly meeting of the Helvetia Restoration and Development Organization. 7 p.m. at the Helvetia Public Library.

Saturday, August 15. Chicken Supper. Enjoy fried chicken, mashed potatoes, gravy, green beans, noodles, coleslaw, applesauce, bread, jelly, pickles, pie, and drinks. Supper will be served from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. or until the food is gone. $10 for adults, $5 for children 12 and under. The Square Dance is from 8:00 p.m. until 11:00 p.m. with music by the Helvetia Star Band. Community Hall.

Volunteer Opportunity: Help is needed for the Chicken Supper on both Friday and Saturday--especially Saturday. If you are busy during the day but can help with cleanup in the evening, that is especially helpful. If you can help for even a few hours, please give Betty Biggs a call at 304-924-5018. Food donations are also welcomed.

Monday, August 17. Helvetia Public Library Board of Trustees meeting. 5:00 p.m.