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Vocalist to entertain local woman’s club

December 2, 2010
By JANICE R. KIASKI, Community editor

A vocalist who has performed repeat engagements at both state and general federation of women's clubs conventions will entertain members of the GFWC/Ohio/Woman's Club of Steubenville for the Monday holiday meeting at the Steubenville Country Club.

She is Harriett Groh of Ripley, Ohio, and is president of the Southwest District of the Ohio Federation of Woman's clubs.

A graduate of Ohio State University, Groh is a certified professional in the field of human resources; performs with gospel groups and at frequent musical events; and gives motivational and leadership talks before community youth and church groups.

The meeting will begin with a noon luncheon with the social committee, headed by Martha Olivito, in charge.

Kathy Mills, club president, will meet with members of the board of directors at 11 a.m. prior to the general session.

Members are asked to bring hats, gloves and scarves for donation to the City Rescue Mission, broken watches for a federation project and toothbrushes and toothpaste for donation to the A.L.I.V.E. shelter.

Cookie sale at Brentwood UMC

The women of Brentwood United Methodist Church, 148 Stephens St. off Bantam Ridge Road, Wintersville, will hold their annual cookie sale on Saturday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the church.

Hard tack candy and pizzelles also are available.

For information, call the church at (740) 264-4531.

Update offered

on Bermuda cruise

The Greater Weirton Senior Center has announced that the previously scheduled Bermuda cruise that had to be canceled because of the hurricane that hit Bermuda has been rescheduled for April 11-17.

Anyone interested in going can be updated at an informational meeting Tuesday at the center at 4:30 p.m. or call Jeannette Meriwether at (304) 737-1110 or Cindy Johnson at (304) 650-5639.

Holiday treats focus of class

Little bites that pack a big punch are the focus of a cooking class at the Brooke County Public Library Saturday at 11 a.m.

The program will offer recipes and tips on making party treats for the holidays.

Call (304) 737-1551 to register for the free program.

Alumni association to meet Tuesday

The Steubenville High School Alumni Association will hold its monthly meeting on Tuesday at 6 p.m. at Froehlich's Classic Corner.

'Play and Learn

the Alphabet' set

Did you know that knowledge of the alphabet letters at entry into kindergarten is a strong predictor of reading ability in the 10th grade?

Play and Learn the Alphabet offers letter-learning toys and games geared for children age 2 to 6.

The Schiappa Branch of the Public Library of Steubenville and Jefferson County will offer it on Dec. 9 at 6 p.m. and Dec. 10 at 10 a.m.; at the Dillonvale-Mt. Pleasant Branch on Dec. 13 at 5:30 p.m.; and at the Adena Branch on Monday at 11:30 a.m.

Registration is not necessary.

Other upcoming library programs include:

Artist to present

print to museum

Weirton artist Dimitrios Akis will be presenting his print "We The People" to the Pleasant Hill School House Historical Museum during its open house Saturday from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

"We The People" is a print using the words of the Constitution to form a portrait of the Statue of Liberty.

The school house will be decorated for Christmas and will have a holiday cookies sale, along with souvenirs and alumni to visit with.

"Come join us and see how the restoration of the 1880 one-room school house is progressing. Many more historical items have been added along with restoration of the transoms by the Belmont Tech students," a spokesman said.

The museum is located on state Route 213, Steubenville. Admission is free.

For information call (740) 283-1626.

YWCA to have

card party

The YWCA will sponsor a card party on Dec. 9 at noon at the YWCA located at 320 N. Fourth St., Steubenville, for a $7 donation.

Call (740) 282-1261 to reserve a table.

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