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May 2, 2013
The Herald-Star

Brooke retirees

meting on May 14

The Brooke County Retired School Employees will meet at 11:30 a.m. May 14 at the Wellsburg Christian Church.

Karen and Dick Pannett will conduct a memorial service. Members are asked to bring items for the Brooke County Animal Shelter.

All members are encouraged to attend, and those who bring a friend receive a free door prize drawing ticket.

Lunch reservations must be made by Sunday by calling Dottie Cooper at (740) 266-4904 or (304) 670-1021. Ruth Lewis will not be taking reservations.

Sands of Time at

Country Friends

The Country Friends will host the Sands of Time Saturday at the Memorial Hall located at 402 Old Police Lodge Road, Colliers.

The doors open at 6 p.m., and the dance begins at 7 p.m.

Country Friends holds covered-dish dinners and open mic nights every Monday and Friday. The doors open at 4 p.m., the meal begins at 5 p.m., and open mic begins 6 p.m.

For information, call (304) 527-4253 or (304) 479-1270 or visit

St. Paul's to host

lunch Sunday

St. Paul's Episcopal Church located at 415 Adams St., Steubenville, will host its monthly soup and sandwich luncheon on Sunday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Featured soups are chicken and dumpling, cream of broccoli and stuffed pepper. Sandwiches available will be shredded beef, sloppy joes and chicken salad. Desserts and drinks are included in the price of the luncheon.

Cost is $6 for adults and $3 for children 12 and under. Carryouts are available by calling (740) 282-5366 between the same hours as the luncheon.

Four Seasons

hold meeting

The Four Seasons Senior Citizens Association met April 17 at the Serbian American Cultural Center with Norma Yoho, president, presiding.

Brian and Shawn Chrisagis entertained with songs of faith.

Co-tour directors Roberta Burnett and Edie Mitchell were introduced.

April birthdays were acknowledged.

Harry and Bernice Bain and Jenna Fazie were welcomed as guests.

Jasper Wamsley and Mary Salantino won the 50-50 drawing. Al Cellini won the free dinner. Door prize winners were Fran Wenzel, Dorothy Blankenship, Bob Anderson, Chris Gillette, Jane Barney and Rick Sklenar.

Members played cards and bingo after dinner.

The next meeting will be held May 15.

Spaghetti dinner

to benefit relay

A spaghetti dinner to benefit the Relay for Life sponsored by the Jefferson County Unit of the American Cancer Society will be held from 3:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Saturday at Bell Chapel United Methodist Church located on state Route 213, Steubenville.

Cost is by donation. The menu includes spaghetti and meatballs, salad, bread, dessert, coffee, tea and punch.

Election Day lunch

At Brilliant UMC

The Brilliant United Methodist Church located at 525 LaBelle St., Brilliant, will host an Election Day lunch on May 7 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

The menu will include bean, vegetable and broccoli soups; hot turkey sandwiches; sloppy joes and hot dogs; and assorted desserts.

Takeout will be available by calling (740) 598-4472.

Karaoke fun night at E.S. center

The East Springfield Community Center will host a karaoke fun night with disc jockey Chelsea Matta from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. on Friday.

Admission is $2 with children age 10 and under admitted for free.

There will be refreshments available for sale.

The center is located on county Road 39 next to the East Springfield Volunteer Fire Department.

Bergholz Area

Museum to open

The Bergholz Area Museum will be open Sunday from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. and feature Cicely Worthington's collection of Amsterdam memorabilia.

Worthington is a well known former Springfield High School English and Spanish teacher who spent much of her life in Amsterdam before moving to Carrollton.

The museum has a large collection of Springfield memorabilia. A large variety of other items related to area mines, the schools, area businesses and sports teams is displayed as part of the museum's permanent collection.

The museum is open the first Sunday of each month from May through November from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Admission is free.

Club welcomes

new members

Doris Matyas presided at the Toronto Senior Citizens meeting held April 25 where guests were Terry Latynski and C. Lewis and new members Bob and Pat Richardson and Mel and Pat Simpson were welcomed.

Terry Latynski spoke about crafts from Petals and Paint.

Mary Alice Meyer gave the blessing for the covered-dish dinner, gave devotions and led in opening exercises.

Reports were given by Shirley Rebich, Joyce Dobbs and Rosemary Bonofine. Lola Swanagan discussed trips, noting the bus will leave Stratton at 11:15 a.m. and Toronto at 11:45 a.m. on Sunday for the Pittsburgh Cabaret. There are a few seats left for the Columbiana Dinner and Theater on July 31 and the trip to the Smokies-Dollywood-Ashville on Sept. 16-19. For information, call (740) 537-4977 or (740) 537-3064.

The 50/50 was won by Pat Richardson. The door prize winners were Mary Ann Parker, Arlene Zahniser, Carol Thompson, Wanda Woodward, Dolly Robinson and Judy Bickler. Bingo winners were Mary Koth, Judy Bickler, Karen Krause and Jeanette Minolti.

Scat winners were Pat Rose, Nancy Ludewig, Jane Hanuscin, Doris Matyas, Arlene Zahniser, David Krause, Richard Dobbs, Bob Richardson, John Wherry, Karen Krause, Mary Alice Meyer and Bob Carroll.

The May 9 dinner will be held at the Cornerstone Church.

Marland Heights

group to meet

The Marland Heights Community Association will hold an informational meeting at 10 a.m. Saturday at the Marland Heights Pool large shelter.

Those interested in the "Save the Pool" project are encouraged to attend. Progress on the project and upcoming events will be discussed.

Upcoming events include:

May 25, 6 p.m, jazz concert featuring Broadway star Erin Burkett and wine-tasting at the park. Tickets are $20.

June 15, 10 a.m., "Pool Together" 5K run/walk. The dog-friendly event begins at the park. Children's games will be available following the walk.

For information, like the group's Facebook page by searching "Marland Heights Pool."

Men of Destiny

meet Saturday

The Men of Destiny of the House of Faith at 1913 Estelle Ave., Steubenville, will meet at 9 a.m. Saturday.

The nondenominational group is open to all men.

"Come and see how we can better our relationship with Christ, witness to others, help our neighbors, improve our community, build bonds of friendship with men inside and outside of our church with Christian fellowship," said Ron Boyuk, president.

For information, call the church at (740) 264-5070.

Rummage, bake sale at church

The Wintersville Community Chapel located at 27 Ward Drive, Wintersville, is holding its spring rummage and bake sale on Saturday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

A hot lunch will be available in addition to the rummage sale and bake sale.

All proceeds are used by the WCC Missionary Society to support missionaries worldwide and food ministry locally.

Free dinner at

First Baptist

As part of the First Baptist Church of Steubenville's efforts for community outreach, it is continuing to hold a free monthly dinner on the first Sunday of every month, beginning at 1 p.m. and following the 11:30 a.m. service.

Weather permitting, the next dinner will be a barbecue dinner and be held Sunday at the Pleasant Heights park shelter.

For information, call the church office at (740) 282-2693 or visit the website at

Rotary club lists May speakers

The Steubenville Rotary Club has announced speakers for the month of May for its noon luncheon meetings held on Fridays at the YWCA in Steubenville.

They are:

-- Friday: Dottie Kane of the Tri-County Family Violence Coalition.

-- May 10: Katie Conway of the Pittsburgh Public Theater and its summer lineup.

-- May 17: Tentatively musicians from the Wheeling Symphony.

-- May 24: John Molnara, chief executive officer of APEG.

-- May 31: Tentatively representatives of Brooke Hills Players with an update on summer productions.

Jodi Scheetz is program chair for May.

Weir Class of 1993 sets reunion

The Weir High Class of 1993 will hold its 20-year class reunion on July 27 at the Weirton Holiday Inn.

Reunion information and reservation forms have been sent to classmates via mail and e-mail. The reservation forms are due June 8.

Classmates who have not been contacted are urged to send their mailing address to

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