Brooke County community happenings

Women of Moose to hold style show

WELLSBURG – The Wellsburg Women of the Moose will hold their first salad luncheon and style show at 1 p.m. Sept. 28 at the Moose Lodge at 844 Main St.

Fashions will be presented by Anna Kay’s Unique Fashions of Steubenville. There also will be a Chinese auction with a variety of items up for bid.

Tickets are $7 each and may be purchased in advance only at the lodge or from any member.

For information, call (304) 737-2553 or 737-0178.

Library schedules story hours

FOLLANSBEE – The Follansbee Branch Library will hold story hours at noon Sept. 9, 16, 23 and 30 for children, ages 2-5, and their caregivers.

Children will enjoy a story, craft, games and a snack.

Call (304) 527-0860 to register for the free programs.

Brooke school retirees to meet

WELLSBURG – The Brooke County Association of Retired School Employees will hear from Brooke County Superintendent Kathy Kidder-Wilkerson at their Sept. 10 meeting.

All new and past retirees are invited to join the group, which meets for fellowship and programs of interest to them, said leaders.

The meeting will be at Franklin United Methodist Church, with lunch served at 11:30 a.m. Lunch reservations should be made by calling Ruth Lewis at (304) 737-2314 no later than Tuesday.

The group has selected as its community service outreach backpack food programs Brooke County children and the Brooke County Animal Shelter.

Quarter auction to benefit CASA

WELLSBURG – A quarter auction will be held during the Brooke County Fair to benefit A Child’s Place Court-Appointed Special Advocate, a nonprofit group that trains volunteers to represent the rights of children involved in abuse and neglect cases in Brooke and Hancock counties.

Fairgoers are invited to stop by CASA’s booth at at Brooke Hills Park at 6 p.m. Sept. 6 and check out the assorted items up for bid in the auction, which will begin at 7 p.m.

For information, call (304) 737-4444.

Youth knitting group to meet

WELLSBURG – The Brooke County Library’s Kid’s Knitting Group will meet from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. Wednesday in the library’s River Room.

Youth in third grade or higher can learn to knit with help from instructor Nora Bell.

Bring your yarn and needles or loom to start creating.

Call (304) 737-1551 to register for the free program.