News of clubs, organizations detailed

‘100 Women in Red’ is Saturday

The Mount Carmel Community Baptist Church Women’s Ministry will present its annual “100 Women in Red” celebration at 3 p.m. Saturday at the church, which is located at 708 N. Fifth St., Steubenville.

“The Shedding of His Blood” is the theme for the celebration that will feature guest speaker the Rev. E. LaRue Davis, pastor of the Second Baptist Church of Carnegie, Pa.

The scripture reference will be taken from Hebrews 9:22.

Musical selections will be performed by the Morning Star Harmonizers of the Morning Star Baptist Church in Weirton in addition to other participants from area churches.

Refreshments will be served following the program, and a love offering will be taken.

Sandi Rue is the Women’s Ministry leader. Questions can be directed to the church at (740) 282-9257.

CCHS Class of

1964 plans 50th

The Catholic Central High School Class of 1964 is continuing to plan for its 50-year reunion with the next planning session set for 7 p.m. on May 7 at Lancelot’s Restaurant in Wintersville.

All classmates are invited to attend.

The reunion will be held June 13-14, 2014, at the Steubenville Country Club. A golf outing also will be held with details to be announced at a later date.

Mailing addresses are being sought for the following classmates: William Layman, Robert Van Dine, Teresa Checca, Betty Ighnat Jacob, Marian Jablonski Sweat, Helen Leonard Baker, Patty Morrow Musser, Diane Rine Kelly and Toni Simpson.

Anyone with information can contact Pat Wells at Any classmates wanting to forward their e-mail addresses to be included in the class database can use the same e-mail address.

Class members seeking information can contact Wells, Jo Ann Malara or Joe Deloretta.

Shanagu seniors

planning dinner

The Mingo Junction Shanagu Senior Citizens met April 17 with Marilyn Campbell, president, presiding.

Plans are being made for the anniversary dinner which will be held on May 8 at the Mingo Knights of Columbus hall. It will include dinner, entertainment and the installation of officers for 2013-14.

The new officers are Diane Pernick, president; Rose Gampolo, vice president; Marge Juresko, secretary and treasurer; and Betty Jeffries, chaplain.

April birthdays were acknowledged.

The club meets every Wednesday at the center from noon to 3 p.m. Bingo is played prior to the business meeting. New members are always welcome.

New meeting time

For Mingo Knights

The Mingo Knights of Columbus Council 4361 will meet Thursday with a new beginning time – 7 p.m.

The council meets on the first and third Thursday of the month, now at 7 p.m. with food after the meeting.

The Knights’ anniversary, past grand knights and awards dinner will be held Friday beginning at 6 p.m.

Questions can be directed to Shawn Zarych, grand knight, at (740) 535-8037.

Ohio Valley Bridge

winners listed

Winners in open pairs play on April 16 were: Julia Glodowski, first; Linda Schanz, second; and Claryn Berman and Shirley Roush, tie for third.

Dinner Thursday

At E.S. center

The East Springfield Community Recreation & Service Center will host a baked steak dinner on Thursday from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m.

The menu will include baked steak, mashed potatoes and gravy, green beans, applesauce, rolls, dessert and drink. Cost is $7 with those under age 5 eating for free.

Takeout orders are available by calling (740) 543-3700.

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

Weirton Knights

cash bash set

The Weirton Knights of Columbus will hold the fourth-annual cash bash Saturday at the Knights of Columbus Hall.

The doors open at 5 p.m., and the cash drawings begin at 6 p.m., and continue every 15 minutes thereafter.

Tickets are $35 and include an all-you-can-eat buffet, soda and beer and the chance to win one of more than 16 cash prizes. Guest tickets, for food and beverages only, are $20 each.

There are four $500 prizes; 12 $250 prizes; and one $4,000 grand prize. There will be a 50/50 drawing and small games of chance. A silent auction for gift baskets will be held.

For tickets, call (304) 723-1492, option 1 or stop at the hall during evenings to purchase tickets.

Meucci Lodge members meet

The Antonio Meucci Lodge met April 9 at Undo’s at the Holiday Inn – Weirton with President Regina Truax presiding and Mary Rose Spano offering the opening prayers.

Gino Guglielmo discussed the Wine in the Woods scholarship fundraiser June 9 at the Serbian Picnic Grounds on Kings Creek Road.

Reports were given by Carol Valenti and Linda Pfabe gave the treasurer’s report.

Truax announced several club trips, including:

June 7, Sugar Creek;

June 12, Viva Las Vegas; and

June 16-22, Mackinac Island.

For information, call (304) 723-0419.

April birthdays were acknowledged.

Mary Rose Spano won the 50/50 drawing, and Grace Corrona won the Undo’s gift certificate.

The next meeting is May 14.

District Rebekah

Lodges meet

The District No. 1 Rebekah Lodges met at Naomi Rebekah Lodge 42 in Colliers on April 20, with District Deputy President Elaine Weekley presiding.

Weekley and Vice President Torie Montgomery, Secretary Linda Howell and Treasurer Mildred Richter were elected by district members and seated by Wheeling Lodge 45.

Carol Schoolcraft and Tracy Boyer of Star of the Valley Lodge 73 in Weirton presented the American and Rebekah Flags.

Hope Daughtery of Naomi Lodge 42 welcomed those in attendance. Carol Kennedy of Newell Lodge 74 gave the response.

Weekley appointed Warden Myrtle Thompson and Conductor Mildred Keeder.

District lodges reported on the year’s activities.

West Virginia Rebekah State President Urma Morgan discussed the Low Vision project, which helps people with visual handicaps obtain equipment that helps their vision. Morgan also discussed the Emergency and Disaster project, scholarship, the state Oddfellow and International Rebekah newspapers and the state parade float’s availability. She encouraged the members to send books and small gifts to the Veterans Administration hospitals and to visit the patients.

Committees were appointed. They include: Auditing, Verna Tarr, Boyer and Linda Howell; Courtesy, Daughtery, Anne Hawthorne and Robing Shaw; Friendship and Condolences, Kennedy, Thompson and Mary Lou Hoffman; Publicity, Richter, Keeder and Montgomery; and Unwritten Work, Schoolcraft, Morgan and Jean.

Door prizes were distributed and a white elephant sale held.

The group held a memorial service to honor those members who passed away over the past year, with Kennedy and Thompson reading scripture.

Keeder presented a tribute to the American and Rebekah flags.

Donations were made to the Education Fund, Emergency and Disaster project, president’s project and Low Vision.

The district picnic will be held Sept. 21 at the Schoolcraft residence, and the 2014 convention will be held April 26, 2014, in Wheeling.