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Happenings in the area detailed

June 5, 2012
By JANICE R. KIASKI - Herald-Star community editor ( , The Herald-Star

Sunrise Seniors

dinner is Friday

The Toronto Sunrise Seniors met May 25 where members were reminded the Mother- Fathers Day Dinner is Friday at St. Francis Hall.

The social hour is at 5 p.m. followed by the dinner at 6 p.m. Bingo and cards will follow at the Roosevelt Senior Center.

The bus for the Marietta trip will leave at 6:45 a.m. on June 25 at Cornerstone Church. The Aug. 30 trip to Hartville is almost full, while there is a waiting list for "Jersey Boys" in September.

In October, a trip is scheduled for Wheeling for a rock 'n roll, Doo Wop show, featuring the Dovells, Comets, Contours and others.

Bingo winners were Wilma Elder, Patty Roth, Kitty Roth, Kathy McBride, Karen Horne, Rose Gibson, Susan Kulstad, Judy Sabol, Jean Henderson, Connie Lopushansky, Mike Timko, Delores Graceffa, Helen Lindsay, Ray Buratynski, Ray Horne, Bill Kulstad and Dodo Steele. Card winners were Joyce Gribben, first, and Bette Ann Parker, second. Scat winners were Jo and Harry Andrews, Kitty Roth and Tim Gribben.

Chicken dinner

at E.S. center

The now air conditioned East Springfield Community Recreation and Service Center on county Road 39 next to the firehouse will hold a roast chicken dinner on Thursday from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m.

The menu will consist of roast chicken breasts, mashed potatoes and gravy, stuffing, green beans or corn, salad bar, rolls, dessert and drink.

The cost is $7 for adults and $4 for children. Patrons can dine in or get takeout orders by calling (740) 543-3700.

Mingo center

activities listed

The Mingo Junction Senior Center, 633 Commerical St., Mingo Junction, is making plans for its summer picnic which will be held at 5 p.m. July 26 at Aracoma Park. The theme will be "Rock n Roll Oldies."

Some improvements have been made at the center with roof repairs and a new air conditioner installed.

The sale of baked goods on Thursdays is planned as a fundraiser.

The center is adding a sing-along for Friday and a beginner line dancing class for June 15. Plans to start a walking group also are being discussed.

Several trips are being planned, including a summer getaway to Wheeling Island on June 21. The cost is $15 with $25 in free play. Pickup is at the Knights of Columbus Hall at 9 a.m. with the return time around 5 p.m. Reserve a seat by Sunday.

The trip to the Strip District is June 26 with the cost being $29. There is a July 19 trip planned to the Meadows and Tanger Outlets. A trip to Louisville is on the calendar for Oct. 1-3.

For information, call center director Suzie Zorbini at (740) 535-1639.

Satellite office

open Wednesday

The satellite office of the Jefferson County Veterans Service Commission will be open from 9 a.m. to noon Wednesday at the Dillonvale American Legion, Liberty Street, Dillonvale, to assist veterans, dependents of veterans, and/or veterans' widows with Veterans Administration pensions, compensations, burials, schooling, medical assistance and other veterans' benefits.

For information or assistance, call the Veterans Service Office at (740) 283-8571 or visit the office at 423 North St., Steubenville. Office hours are 8:30 a.m. to noon and 1 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. It is closed every Wednesday afternoon to the public.

Library to show war drama

The Brooke County Public Library in Wellsburg will present a free screening of "Red Tails" at 1 p.m. Friday.

The drama is based on the true story of the Tuskegee Airmen, a group of African-American pilots who served during World War II. Call (304) 737-1551 to register for the free program.

Adena Lions are

updated on awards

Dennis Kinsey presided over the May meeting of the Adena Lions Club in his last official capacity as club president.

The dinner was served by the Harrisville Volunteer Firemen Ladies Auxiliary at the fire house, with Rich DeLuca as guest speaker. A former Lions member, DeLuca spoke on his involvement with a charitable organization that gives to the needy.

George Smith of the Harrisville Volunteer Fire Co. was a guest and presented a flag to display in the auxiliary hall.

Dustin Kinsey will be visiting Camp Echoing Hills for its 45th anniversary on Saturday. He, Darrin Young, and Randy and Shirley Bednarski attended the leadership school on May 5. Kinsey also thanked all who helped with the annual minstrel.

Members approved a donation for a lift for an Adena man, with Mike Basich doing the fabrication work on a hoist and trolley.

The Adena Girls Softball League will receive a donation to help with field improvements. A $100 donation was given toward diabetes research.

The Headlioner newsletter received first-place honors at the Lions Convention, it was announced. Phil and Pat Green-Wallace are its editors. Karl Bowers was inducted into the Hall of Fame, and Nancy Ann Walker received a 100 percent secretary award.

The June meeting will be held at the Adena Fire Hall and include the installation of officers.

Charter Night will be held by the Shadyside Lions June 29 at the Westbanco Arena. The club has been invited to attend.

Brooke Democratic

Women to meet

The Brooke County Federation of Democratic Women's next meeting will be held at 7 p.m. June 14 at the Follansbee Library.

All members are encouraged to attend as important issues will be addressed. Refreshments will be served.

Questions can be directed to Anna Gillespie, first district director, west, of the W.Va. Federation of Democratic Women and acting president of the BCFDW at (304) 748-1447.

Story hours set

at area library

The Brooke County Public Library will hold a Father's Day-themed story hour at 5:30 p.m. Thursday.

To register for the free program, call (304) 737-1551.

The library's Follansbee Branch also will hold story hours, for ages 2-5 and their caregivers, at noon on June 11 and 25.

Call (304) 527-0860 to register for those free story hours.

All of the programs will include a craft related to the story.

Club donates for

fireworks display

Doris Matyas presided at the May 24 meeting of the Toronto Senior Citizens were guests were Judy Bickler and Louise Holliday, guest speaker from the JB Green Team. Bob Haught gave the blessing for the covered-dish dinner.

Reports were given by Joyce Dobbs and Rosemary Bonofine.

A donation will be sent for the July 4 fireworks.

May birthdays and anniversaries were acknowledged.

The kitchen committee for June consists of Pat Rebres, Gertie Morris, Ruth White, Sherry Chase, Deb Johns, Theresa McGrath, Norma Montgomery and JoAnn Fogle.

Lola Swanagan spoke about the upcoming trips with the next one to Amish country on June 7. The bus will leave Stratton at 8 a.m. and Toronto at 8:30 a.m.

The 50/50 was won by Emma Haught. Door prize winners were Dee Fouts, Irene Miller, Kenny Woodward, Nan Householder, Richard Dobbs, Rosemarie Cieslak, Glenna DeBacco, Bob Haught, Joyce Dobbs, Theresa Troski, Pat Pfabe, JoAnn Fogle and Mary Koth. The Toronto Apothecary prize was won by Pat Balser.

Bingo winners were Violet McClain, Judy Bickler, Joyce Dobbs and Cathie Grimes. The scat winner was Richard Dobbs.

The next meeting is June 14 at the Roosevelt Building.

Kiwanis announce

speakers for June

The Steubenville Kiwanis Club, which meets at noon on Tuesdays at the YWCA of Steubenville, will hear four speakers in line with June being National Safety Month.

Maj. Earline May of the Salvation Army is the program chair for June who has arranged for the following speakers:

Today: Elizabeth Trovato of Trinity Health System will address employee wellness.

June 12: Laurel DuBeck of the Area Agency on Aging - Region 9 Inc., will discuss how to prevent "slips, trips and falls."

June 19: Dr. Charles Capito, orthopedic surgeon, will discuss the prevention of sports injuries.

June 26: A representative of the Ohio Highway Patrol will discuss safety on the road.

Cas Adulewicz is president of the club that is planning its annual golf scramble for June 15 at Spring Hills Golf Course in East Springfield.

Reunion Saturday

at Legion shelter

The reunion for DET 1 1485th, the 84th and 174 ADA, will be held Saturday from 2 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the American Legion Post 557 Shelterhouse, Two Ridge Road, Wintersville.

Cost is $8 per person or $14 a couple.

To RSVP, call Jaime or Dave Barcus at (740) 317-4693 or (740) 317-7320 or Jean Kovach at (740) 264-0524 or (740) 317-1602.

Mended Hearts

to meet June 14

The Mended Hearts Chapter 87 met May 10 where it was reported that 178 hospital visits were logged for April.

The group's participation in senior day at the mall was discussed. The winner of the 50/50 was Margie Metz, and the winner of the clock was Joyce Owens.

Larry Bauer ordered the stuffing for the pillow committee which will met in June.

The next meeting will be held at 1 p.m. June 14 in the board room at Trinity East. The guest speaker will be Flora VerStraten-Merrin of Silver Sneakers.


camp scheduled

"Childhood Memories" will be the theme of the Women's Homemaker Camp that will be held June 30 and July 1-2 at the Piedmont 4-H Camp.

It will include crafts, swimming, boat rides and entertainment provided by the singing group the Cabin Boys.

The cost is $68 for the weekend with reservations due by June 14.

For information, call Marlene Boni at (740) 264-9485.

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