for library patrons
Upcoming programs at the Public Library of Steubenville and Jefferson County include:
Book to movie discussion will be held at the Tiltonsville branch on July 5 at 6 p.m. Call (740) 859-5163 for information or to join.
Today through July 7 there will be a pick-up-and-take-home craft at the branches of Dillonvale and Adena for children.
Monster Mash Messy Art will be held at the Brilliant branch Tuesday at 5:30 p.m. and today at 5:30 p.m. at the Tiltonsville branch for children.
Craft Day will be held at the Brilliant and Tiltonsville branches on July 6 any time from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
The Toronto Branch is having a scavenger hunt on Friday at noon.
Movie Day will be held at the Schiappa branch Friday at 2 p.m. Register by calling the library at (740) 264-6166.
SCS retirees plan
outing to the Farm
Retirees of Steubenville City Schools gathered June 14 for lunch at Margaret's in Toronto.
Attendees signed cards to send to ill members and collected canned goods and monetary donations for Urban Mission Ministries.
The Greek Festival was discussed with several retirees planning to volunteer for the annual event.
Members were reminded to attend the State Teachers Retirement System meetings and luncheons.
The next outing will be lunch at 12:30 p.m. July 12 at the Farm in Mount Pleasant. There will be carpooling from the Steubenville High School parking lot for anyone needing it. Items will be collected for Hounds' Haven Inc. animal shelter such as food, treats, blankets and newspapers accepted.
The Aug. 9 meeting will be in Amish country at 5:30 p.m. The cost is $18 which includes tax and tip. Payment is required beforehand for the trip with money and reservations placed with Linda Holub at July's lunch or soon afterwards. Holub also will provide directions to the Amish farm.
marks nine years
The Tri-State Winemakers Club celebrated its ninth anniversary at the June meeting held at the Wellsburg Elks Club. Elizabeth and Bill Shipe, Robbie France and Ted Walaszczyk served as hosts.
Ron Stimpak presided, welcoming new members Okey and Sondra Nestor. Treasurer Linda Cole announced the club has 51 members.
Secretary Patti Stimpak read a news article written by Marlene Marsh on how the club was organized in 2003 by Charlie Rangos and Ed Rawson when they invited 30 winemakers to meet at the Follansbee Community House where they voted to form the winemaking club.
Robbie France reported on cards sent to members. Karen Guglielmo informed members about final plans for the Wine in the Woods wine tasting event.
Club members decided to take a day trip to Ravens Glenn Winery and Restaurant in West Lafayette, Ohio, for their Sunday brunch and to visit Roscoe Village afterward.
Troy and Lisa Carte led the wine discussion with a tasting and comparison of Pinot Noir wines from Argentina, France, Italy and the United States. After voting the United States wine as their favorite, it was revealed the wine was made by Troy Carte.
The next meeting will be at 7 p.m. July 12 with Derek Sliday and Christina Baumgartner serving as hosts.
Rich Treglia sings
for the Gadabouts
Rich Treglia performed popular Dean Martin renditions at the June meeting of the Gadabouts.
It was held at St. Florian Hall in Wintersville, where John Zak presided, and Ed Treglia gave devotions.
June birthdays and anniversaries were acknowledged.
Sandra Nestor won the 50/50 drawing, which was conducted by Betty Zak and Ron Fallert. Door prizes furnished by Frank and Carol Wisnieski were won by Jane Barney, Cathy Dulstafo, George Glikes, Lorraine Hazlett, Virginia McMenamin, Marge Serfini and Beverly Wyman.
Zak reminded the members that the annual picnic will be held at the Follansbee Community House on July 17. Covered dishes from members are to arrive no later than 12:30 p.m. with the blessing being given by Claudia Clevenger at 1 p.m.
Picnic committee members are John and Betty Zak, Jenny Avoli, Paul and Gloria Tripodi, Peg Frederick, Rich and Beverly Wyman, Ed Treglia, Ron Stimpak, Wyatt Whanger, Ray and Jean Dalfonso, Ron Fallert, Frank and Carol Wisnieski, Regina Truax, Joyce Dobbs, Barbara Purks, Marge Serafini and Nick Smarella. There will be corn toss, bocce and bingo.
The following trips being directed by member Regina Truax include:
For trip details call Regina at (304) 723-0419. Non-members are welcome on all Gadabouts trips.
President Susan Kulstad welcomed four guests - Wilma Diserio, Susan Conaway, Tracey Wade and Donna Mitchell - to the June 22 meeting of the Toronto Sunrise Seniors. Rose Gibson was announced as a new member.
Chaplain Glenn Smith gave grace before the covered-dish dinner.
Reports were given by secretary Mary Lou Deku and treasurer Mike Timko. June birthdays and anniversaries were announced by social secretary Dorothy Pavelka.
Kulstad announced the Hartville trip will be Aug. 30 with the bus leaving the Corner Stone Church parking lot at 7:30 a.m. A sign-up sheet was circulated for a trip to see Rock and Roll, Doo Wop on Oct. 27. Payment will be due by July 13. For information on the trips, contact Kulstad at (740) 537-2658.
The club's picnic will be a luau on July 27 at Stratton Park.. There will be a light lunch at noon, and dinner will be at 4 p.m. Members' names beginning with A-J will provide salads, K-O are to bring side dishes, and P-Y will provide the desserts. The committee will serve fruits.
Karen Horne and Kitty Roth were 50-50 winners. Door prize winners were Tracey Wade and Patty Roth.
Bingo winners were Phyllis Smith, Wilma Elder, Wade Steele, Marge Kane, Rex Mossor, Rose Gibson, Nancy and John Bodrog, Kitty Roth, Judy Sabol and Mary Lou Deku. Scat winners were Nancy and John Bodrog and Helen Lindsay.
The next meeting will be a pizza party on July 13. Those at table one are to bring desserts with table two bringing salads. There will be a $1 per person charge.
The July kitchen committee is Glenn and Sandy Smith, Paul and Betty Ann Parker, and Wade and DoDo Steele.
Meetings are held at the Roosevelt Senior Center at 5 p.m. Membership is open to any resident of Ohio who is 55 or older. For information, contact Kulstad.