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November 8, 2012
The Herald-Star

Sunrise Seniors

get trip updates

The Sunrise Seniors of Toronto met Oct. 26 with President Susan Kulstad welcoming guest Henry Portocarrero and Chaplain Glenn Smith leading the group in a moment of silence for John Manning, a member who recently died.

Reports were given by Mary Lou Deku, Mike Timko and Susan Conaway.

John Bodrog provided information on the planned bus trip to Branson, Mo., in May. The cost will be $518 and include bus trip, six nights' lodging, six breakfasts, four dinners and seven shows. Payments will be made in three installments of $75 Jan. 11, $200 on Feb. 2 and $243 by March 15. Insurance can be purchased for an additional $45 which is payable in advance.

There are still some spots available. Contact Bodrog at (740) 537-1611.

The Christmas dinner is Dec. 14 at St. Francis Hall with appetizers at 5 p.m, and dinner at 6 p.m.

Door prizes were won by Stan Ohalek and Kitty Roth. The 50/50 was divided by Marion Wilson and Kitty Roth.

Bingo winners were Peg Nordenger, Patty Roth, Judy Sabol, Dorothy Pavelka, Betty Mossor, Marlene Garrett, Lois Baker, Sandy Smith, Tim Gribben, Joyce Gribben, Pete Graceffa, Diane Pernick, Mary Lou Deku, Susan Kulstad, John Bodrog, Jo Andrews, Bruce Pertko, Beth Clark, Donna Twyford, and Lucy Timko. Scat winners were Patty Farnelli, Dolores Graceffa, Nancy Bodrog, Patty Roth and Bruce Pertko.

The next meeting will be held Friday at 5 p.m. in the Roosevelt Senior Center.

The November kitchen committee will be Paul and Dorothy Pavelka, Tim and Joyce Gribben, Ted and Edna Riffle and Marie Bernabi.

Adena Lions hear

scramble report

A report on the first Lions Golf Scramble at Castle Shannon was given at the October meeting of the Adena Lions Club. There were 72 golfers on 18 teams. The golf committee consisted of Don Moore, Drew Case and Dustin Kinsey.

Plans were made for the annual Halloween parade and party and judging of costumes at the Adena Community Center. Hot dogs, drinks and treats were to be distributed following the parade.

Ed Looman, Progress Alliance executive director, was the guest speaker at the dinner meeting. His topic was "Jefferson County: There's Something Happening Here!" He spoke on the growth taking place in Jefferson County as a result of the influx of the new businesses in the area related to the oil and gas industry.

Looman gave information regarding unemployment figures in several of the surrounding counties, with all counties he touched on having a lower unemployment percentage than they did the previous year. This he credited to the oil and gas, a huge plus for this area of the state, he said.

Thank-you cards were read from the Public Library of Steubenville and Jefferson County for the donation to the summer reading program and library party, as well as a thank you from the Heritage Days committee.

Randy Bednarski is in charge of the rose and carnation sale to conclude Nov. 13 and be distributed Nov. 20. The cost is $13 for carnations and $15 for roses.

District 13G Gov. Beth Johnson attended the dinner meeting and spoke on her goals for the year.

Dustin Kinsey reported on the annual Christmas Cantata called "Call Him Jesus" that was performed 13 years ago. It will be presented Dec. 9 at 2 p.m. at St. Casimir's Catholic Church and at 7 p.m. at the Harrisville Methodist Church. Donations go to the Adena Food Pantry.

Knights spaghetti

dinner Saturday

Immaculate Heart of Mary Council No. 472 is having its monthly spaghetti dinner Saturday at the council hall.

It will be held from 4:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. The cost is $7 a person. The public is invited along with all members and their families.

Reservations are not necessary.

Carryouts are available by calling (740) 264-0092.

The menu is homemade spaghetti and meatballs, salad, Italian bread, desserts and coffee. Bottled water, sodas and other refreshments are available in the council social room.

Splendid Sound at Rosemont Chapel

The singing group Splendid Sound will be performing Sunday at 7 p.m. at Rosemont Chapel, which is located at the corner of Goulds Road and Williams Boulevard, Steubenville.

It is open to the public.

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