Basket drawing

The Literary Department of the Weirton Woman’s Club, a General Federation of Women’s Clubs of West Virginia member club, held its annual basket raffle at Mary H. Weir Public Library during the months of October through December. Literary Department members donated all the items for the baskets, and tickets sold for $1 or six for $5. All proceeds from the raffle were given to the library for the purchase of books. This is the 12th annual basket raffle. The winners this year were Betty Kraina, chocolate; Nancy Branthoover, tea; Mucie Allred, literary; Daisy Gilson, scrapbooking; Darlene Brennan, toy; Colleen Mindzak, holiday entertaining; Joe Evans, Italian; Deb Nichols, snack attack; Stephanie Swiger, West Virginia University; and Stephanie Guerrera, Steelers. (First) Basket Raffle Chair Molly Mossor, left, Library Executive Director Rik Rekowski, center, and Literary Chair Diana Durst, left, deliver the baskets for display at the library. (Second) Durst, left, and Mossor, right, present the scrapbooking basket to winner Daisy Gilson, center.