People & Events

First Congregational plans free meal

First Congregational United Church of Christ in Fairmont will offer a free community meal beginning 5:30 p.m. Wednesday at the church, 319 Downtown Plaza. Volunteers from the Chubb House will serve Swiss burgers, beans, chips, Rice Krispy bars and water. This will be a drive-through pickup meal in the alley behind the church. Social distancing will be observed. All are welcome.

Golden Deeds dinner canceled

The Exchange Club of Fairmont has canceled the 46th annual Golden Deeds awards dinner this year. It was determined it was almost impossible to provide safe COVID-19 social distancing for the recipient, family, friends and club members. The Golden Deeds Award has previously honored a specific community resident for his or her self sacrifice, response to duty and other charitable actions not previously recognized or acknowledged by the community. The Exchange Club will continue to accept nominations for individuals deemed worthy of this annual award.


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