Clay Center and Alzheimer’s Association team up for fundraiser - WBOY.com: Clarksburg, Morgantown: News, Sports, Weather

Clay Center and Alzheimer’s Association team up for fundraiser

Posted: Updated:
  • COUNTRY ROADS JOURNALCountry Roads JournalMore>>

  • West Virginia national park one of 28 grant recipients

    West Virginia national park one of 28 grant recipients

    Monday, July 21 2014 11:49 AM EDT2014-07-21 15:49:40 GMT
    Photo courtesy of the National Park Service. The Harpers Ferry area is full of history. This view is from Bolivar Heights.Photo courtesy of the National Park Service. The Harpers Ferry area is full of history. This view is from Bolivar Heights.
    The National Park Foundation awarded $504,000 in grants to 28 national parks across the United States and the Virgin Islands, including one in West Virginia, through its Park Stewards Program.
    The National Park Foundation awarded $504,000 in grants to 28 national parks across the United States and the Virgin Islands, including one in West Virginia, through its Park Stewards Program.
  • Preserving West Virginia: Arthurdale Schools

    Preserving West Virginia: Arthurdale Schools

    Friday, July 11 2014 9:17 AM EDT2014-07-11 13:17:26 GMT
    A school system in Preston County was way ahead of it's time thanks to Eleanor Roosevelt but now, it needs updating. 
    A school system in Preston County was way ahead of it's time thanks to Eleanor Roosevelt but now, it needs updating. 
  • Blennerhassett Island to host 'Moth Night' event July 27

    Blennerhassett Island to host 'Moth Night' event July 27

    Thursday, July 10 2014 10:07 AM EDT2014-07-10 14:07:30 GMT
    The Mid-Ohio Valley Chapter of the West Virginia Master Naturalist program, in conjunction with Blennerhassett Island Historical State Park, is sponsoring a “Moth Watch” outing on Blennerhassett Island July 27. Participants will board the Island Belle sternwheeler at 7 p.m. for a river trip to the island. 
    The Mid-Ohio Valley Chapter of the West Virginia Master Naturalist program, in conjunction with Blennerhassett Island Historical State Park, is sponsoring a “Moth Watch” outing on Blennerhassett Island July 27. Participants will board the Island Belle sternwheeler at 7 p.m. for a river trip to the island. 
CHARLESTON -

Go inside the story of a family’s struggle with Alzheimer’s disease in a feature film set and shot almost entirely in Cass. See “Angel’s Perch” at 6:15 p.m. May 2 at the Clay Center at a fundraising event to benefit the Center and the Alzheimer’s Association, West Virginia Chapter.

Examine the delicate relationship between past and present, memory and loss through the true story of a young architect who travels back to his hometown to care for his ailing grandmother. Find out what happens as he’s torn between the career opportunity of a lifetime and caring for his last living relative as she struggles to hang on to the memories that define both of their lives.

Complimentary hors d'oeuvres will be served at a reception beginning at 5:30 p.m. in the art gallery on opening night of the Center’s next exhibit, “Faith & the Devil” by artist Lesley Dill.

Showtime is at 6:15 p.m. in the ElectricSky Theater. Immediately following the showing, meet the film’s writer and producer J.T. Arbogast, whose real-life experience inspired the story, and producer Kim Dilts in a Q&A session.

Tickets for the “Angel’s Perch” film screening and reception are $25. Honor a loved one on the event’s memory wall with a donation of just $25. All event proceeds will be split evenly between the Clay Center and the Alzheimer’s Association, West Virginia Chapter.

To buy tickets or add a name to the memory wall, visit theclaycenter.org/angelsperch. For information on this an all other Clay Center events, call 304-561-3570.