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August 16, 2012
The Herald-Star

Little Miss Lion

Contest detailed

The Toronto Lions Club gathered for a covered-dish family picnic on Aug. 9 at the Toronto shelter house where members were updated on the upcoming Little Miss Lion Contest.

President Dave Vukelic reported the contest will be held Sept. 1 with the crowning ceremonies to be at 11 a.m. on the main stage of the Festival of the Arts. The winner will be selected by the odd colored rose method.

The contest is open to all girls from age 8 to 12 who attend Toronto City Schools.

Forms are available at the city swimming pool and various businesses. The deadline for entries is Aug. 22.

Class holding mini-reunion

The Weir High School Class of 1948 will hold a mini-reunion at 5 p.m. Aug. 22 at the Serbian Picnic Grounds located on Kings Creek Road, Weirton.

Reservations must be made by Monday to Lois Merenda at (540) 539-1710 at which time chicken orders must be made.

Those attending are asked to bring a covered dish and table service for themselves.

Chapel to host

peach festival

Nessly Chapel on state Route 2, New Cumberland, will host its annual peach festival from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday. The event will include a luncheon special.

It is organized by the chapel's United Methodist Women.

Stone Street

Station to perform

Country Friends will host the Stone Street Station band Saturday at the Memorial Hall located on Old Police Lodge Road, Colliers.

Country Friends has events every Monday, Friday and Saturday at the hall. The doors open at 6 p.m., and the dance starts at 7 p.m.

On Monday and Friday, the doors open at 4 p.m., and open mic begins at 6 p.m. Participants can bring a covered dish if they desire for the meal that begins 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 (304) 479-1270.

The website is

Unionport Masonic Hall to host dinner

The Unionport Masonic Hall will hold a chicken and steak barbecue from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Sept. 8.

A chicken dinner is $8 and a steak dinner $10. A dinner includes a choice of chicken or a steak with a baked potato, coleslaw, cake and ice cream.

The Masonic hall is located on county Road 39 in Unionport.

Moving On marks

first anniversary

Moving On celebrated its first anniversary Aug. 12 with a luncheon meeting at Undo's in Weirton, where Norma Boni presided and welcomed members and guests Tam Wheeler and Richard Wiley.

Joe Quattrone gave the blessing, and Christine Brown gave a reading on knowing friends through prosperity and adversity. Janet Saner, Pat Prosperi, Betty Mazur and Ingrid Koenig donated table decorations of ivy and flowers in vases.

Reports were given by Lucretia "Toots" Ross, secretary, and Margaret Chapman, treasurer.

Jack Giacomel of Burgettstown entertained the group with keyboard music. The group had an anniversary cake, and gifts were given to each member.

David Kramarich and Joe Quattrone conducted the 50/50 drawing, which Nick Rodriguez won. June Puskarich and Richard Kimmel won Undo's gift certificates. Jack Davis won a Naples gift card. Fran Parsons and Tam Wheeler won trinket boxes. Ruth Jackson, Mary Sue Hodovanic, Richard Kimmel, Nick Rodriguez and Joe Quattrone won table prizes.

The next meeting will held Sept. 9 at Undo's. The meal cost is $11, and yearly dues are $10.

Those interested in joining should contact Janet Saner at (740) 537-4487.

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