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June 26, 2013
The Herald-Star

Knights of Columbus

appreciation dinner Thursday

The Knights of Columbus Council No. 472 will host an appreciation dinner on Thursday at the council hall in Wintersville, beginning at 5 p.m.

The spaghetti dinner is a show of thanks to all captains and their wives, plus any members and their wives who sold 10 or more tickets during the recently completed Charity Ticket Drive Campaign.

The free dinner for those individuals will include salad, Italian bread and coffee. The social room will be open for other refreshments at a minimal fee.

Grand Knight Don Hall said the dinner also is open to all members and their families with a cost of $5 per person.

Weirton AARP?Chapter

celebrates occasions

President Joann Bugin presided at the AARP Chapter 3846 June meeting.

Members were celebrating Father's Day and National Flag Day. Carol Irvine was thanked for her flag display. Virginia Kucan gave the invocation and the benediction.

Bettye Williamson introduced the evening's entertainment, Donahue and Son. July's entertainment will be Magician for Hire Michael Strough.

Reports were given by Secretary Barbara Purks and Chuck Bugin.

Membership Chair Joyce Dobbs welcomed new member Carol Boyer. Angie Mazur and Mary Ann DiFonzo, guests of Josie Elliott, were introduced. The club has 139 members with 88 in attendance at the meeting.

Sunshine Chair Mary Rose Spano reported on cards sent and individuals marking birthdays and anniversaries.

Milt Fabianich collected 35 glasses, five cell phones and two hearing aids. Barb McCoy collected $10.06 in the penny jar in May for the senior center.

Ernie Nicholas shared greetings with the club sent by longtime members John and Elma Pandelios.

Marian Bowen and John Geary won the dinners. Patty Beltrame and Bettye Williamson won the 50/25/25 drawing. Noman White won the quilt, and Barb McCoy won the check. Prizes were given to men in honor of Father's Day and were won by Dan Tournay, Steve Rzepka, Ed Krinock, John Geary, Santo Gubetti, Richard Dobbs, Norman White, Bill Wetzel, John Grimm, Lester Fridley, Walt Klepadlo, Al Daugherty, Michael Oklok, Jay Householder and Jack Cummings.

The next meeting will be held July 8.

Group's benefit Thursday

to help senior center

The Tri-State Acoustic Music Group will hold a fundraiser Thursday at the Hancock County Senior Center located on Gas Valley Road, New Cumberland, with proceeds to benefit the center.

The doors open at 4 p.m. and the concert begins at 6 p.m. Snacks and coffee will be provided. The cost is $1 with free-will donations taken.

The event benefits the senior center.

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