Steubenville Woman’s Club to end winter hiatus

The GFWC/Ohio Woman’s Club of Steubenville will end its winter hiatus March 4 with a noon luncheon and program at the Steubenville Country Club.

Teachers Lauren Costello and Michael Gromczewski will speak on the educational programs for children with disabilities offered at the Jefferson County School of Bright Promise.

Eileen Krupinski is program chairman.

Dolores Pirraglia and Carlotta Jordan will serve as hostesses and greeters.

Kathy Mills, president, will meet with members of the board of directors at 11 a.m.

Members are asked to bring used eyeglasses for donation to the local Lions club for one of its major projects.

WMC Auxiliary members meet

The Weirton Medical Center Auxiliary met in the Starvaggi board room, with President-Elect Jeannie Duffy presiding at the meeting attended by 17.

Administrative Liaison Barbara Coalter reported the new 3D mammography machine is now in use at the medical center.

Reports were given by Elda Weekley, secretary, and Paula Billick, treasurer.

Auxiliary service chairs made the following reports: Flo Jonczak, clergy; John Patton, coffee cart; Barbara Visnic, gift cart; Jeannie Duffy, gift shop schedule; Barbara Cameron, information/surgical desks; Paula Billick, payroll deductions; Weekley, publicity and mail; Beth DiGregorio, surgical escorts; and Margaret Patton, volunteens.

Special reports were given by: Jonczak, birth certificates; Grace Lenhart, historian; Vivian Weigel, gift shop committee; and Alma Wansack, remembrance fund.

Margaret Patton reported on the Valentine’s Day carnation and rose sale, and Billick, reported on the uniform and shoe sale.

Upcoming events include:

  • March 19, board meeting;
  • March 21-22, Books are Fun; and
  • April 24-25, $5 Masquerade jewelry sale.

Gadabouts crown

Valentine royalty

The Gadabouts crowned Nial Pashke and Doris Matyas as their 2013 Valentine king and queen at the February meeting where Dave Watkins provided the entertainment with “It’s Martini Time,” a tribute to Dean Martin and his pals.

John Zak presided and recognized birthdays and anniversaries as well as members on the prayer list. Bob Moffat gave devotions.

Zak introduced new members Robert Williams, Jasper and Betty Wamsley, Rose Marie Harlen, Lester Stuckmeyer, Douglas and Shirley Barnette, Shirley Ohalek, Donald and Janice Roush and Joanna Bretell.

Ellen Hunt won the 50/50 drawing. Door prizes that were furnished by Norm and Marion Moore were won by Larry and Patty Basil, Marion Moore, Paula Krensavage, Dino Rossi, Jim Stanko and Tim Thomas. Tickets for the prizes were distributed by Frank and Carol Wiznieski.

Tour director Claudia Clevenger announced bus trips as follows:

— May 22-23: Two shows, “Noah” and “Cats,” Lancaster, Pa.

— Aug. 11: “Red Rose and a Polish Prince,” the story of Bobby Vinton, his love songs, a red rose and a Polish dinner, Cleveland.

For trip details, contact Claudia at (740) 264-5678.

Tour Director Regina Truax announced bus trips, including:

— March 9: Murder Mystery Tour, Pittsburgh.

— April 11: Branson’s Ozark Jubilee Show,” Greensburg, Pa.

— April 22-25: Bally’s Casino, Atlantic City.

— May 10-11: “Noah” at Sight and Sound Theater, Lancaster, Pa

— May 16: “Vicki Lawrence and Mama,” Greensburg, Pa.

— May 29-30: Allegany Casino, Niagra Falls

— June 7: Sugar Creek

— June 12: “Viva Las Vegas,” Wexford, Pa.

— June 16-22: Mackinac Island, Mich.

— July 4: Firewoks Light-up Night, Gateway Clipper, Pittsburgh.

— July 10: “Nunsense,” Morgantown

— July 28: “Una Bella Festa,” Midland, Pa.

For trip details, Regina can be reached at (304) 723-0419. All Gadabouts trips are open to non-members. The Gadabouts club is for couples and singles 55 years of age and older.