AARP Chapter 1854 meeting set
Chapter 1854 of the American Association of Retired Persons will start a new year on Monday with a new slate of officers.
The chapter will meet at noon for a sack lunch in the community room of the JFK Apartments in Steubenville.
Dues for the year are payable at this time.
Doris Matyas presided at the Jan. 12 meeting of the Toronto Senior Citizens where Mary Ann Smith gave the blessing for the covered-dish dinner.
George Komar and Bob Bratt spoke to the members about a group of city area citizens has formed an exploratory committee on establishing a walking and bicycle route through the city.
Smith gave the devotions and led the members in opening ceremonies.
January birthdays and anniversaries were acknowledged.
Reports were given by Violet McClain and Rosemary Bonofine.
Bingo winners were Irene Miller, Irma Straka, Doc Byers, Paulette Morrocco and Dee Fouts. The 50/50 was won by Lola Swanagan. Door prize winners were Sondra Hyde, Bob Haught, George Dobbs and Betty Kelly.
Swanagan spoke about upcoming trips and the trip to Alaska. The next meeting will be held Jan. 26 at the Roosevelt Building.
Station to perform
Country Friends will host the Stone Street Station band at the Memorial Hall located on Old Police Lodge road in Colliers.
Country Friends have events each Monday, Friday and Saturday at the hall. The doors open at 6 p.m. each Saturday, and the dance starts at 7 p.m.
On Monday and Friday nights, the doors open at 4 p.m., and open mic begins at 6 p.m. Participants can bring a covered dish on those nights if they desire for the meal that starts at 5 p.m.
Country Friends Foundation Inc. is a nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting Christianity, friendship and brotherly love through music. All proceeds go to charity. For information call (304) 527-4253 or visit www.countryfriendsfoundation.com.