Thursday briefs

Belleville Helping Belleville Day

Volunteers still are needed for Belleville Helping Belleville Day, which will take place from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday. It is a time when local residents join forces to work on community projects. Meet at the Programs and Services for Older Persons (PSOP) building at 201 N. Church St. in Belleville. For more information, visit

Clothing and school supply giveaway

Peace Lutheran Church, 1209 Royal Heights Road, Belleville, will have a clothing and school supply giveaway from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday. The church will still accept donations of clothing, shoes, coats, hats and school supplies from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 8, at the church.