Community news from throughout the area
Bergholz concert Sunday
for Let’s Fight Together
BERGHOLZ — The Bergholz Volunteer Fire Hall at 724 Monroe St., Bergholz, will be the site of a concert featuring the Chrisagis Brothers to benefit Let’s Fight Together Ministries, which supports people undergoing kidney dialysis.
It will be held Sunday, beginning at 6 p.m. A love donation will be taken.
The outreach helps people on kidney dialysis with gas money, medicines, groceries and other needs, according to T. J. Anderson, founder, who has undergone two kidney transplants in 13 years.
Brian and Shawn Chrisagis will minister in music, and Anderson will share the message of Let’s Fight Together.
For information, contact Anderson at (740) 543-4352, at firstname.lastname@example.org or through Facebook.
Free pumpkin spice soiree for public at Carriage House
STEUBENVILLE — Carriage House at 3106 St. Charles Drive will host a “Pumpkin Spice Soiree” that is open to the public.
It will be held from 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. on Nov. 1. Attendees can enjoy a free pumpkin-themed lunch with a menu including butternut squash ravioli with a pumpkin cream sauce, pumpkin cheesecake and pumpkin spice latte. Salad and bread also will be included with the meal.
Live entertainment will be provided Rich Grimm.
Those planning to attend are asked to RSVP by Oct. 30 by contacting Nancy Felton at (740) 391-3311.
Carriage Inn at 3102 St. Charles Drive, meanwhile, will hold trick or treat for the public from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Oct. 31. For information, contact Sondra at (740) 264-7161.
Wellsburg Elks Lodge to hold Halloween dance Saturday
WELLSBURG — The Wellsburg Elks Lodge at 834 Charles St. will hold a Halloween dance from 8:30 p.m. to 11:30 p.m. Saturday.
The cost is $40 per couple for the event, which will include music by the Buffington Brothers Band and food.
There will be a costume contest, with a $50 cash prize for the best one. Casual dress also is welcome. Attendees must be 21 or older. Everyone is welcome.
New Cumberland Lions Club to hold penny auction Oct. 28
NEW CUMBERLAND — The New Cumberland Lions Club met Oct. 10 with President Don Deemer presiding.
Don Greathouse offered the invocation, and Rich Zumer led in opening exercises. Jim Wells, treasurer, gave the financial report.
Reports were given by Bob Manypenny on the Jack Harris Memorial Walk for Sight to benefit the West Virginia Sight Foundation.
Sherrie Alford announced that the penny auction will be held Oct. 28 at the Hancock County Senior Center.
Last year, the club generated close to a $2,000 profit from the event. A prize will be awarded to the Lion who brings the most people to the event. All members are asked to donate a prize for the auction.
Food and beverages are donated from various vendors. Food that will be served includes hot dogs, hot sausage, candy, water and pop.
Tom Stiles noted there were 14 who volunteered for the Adopt-A-Highway cleanup. Eighteen bags were collected.
Russ Flanigan inducted new member Patty Burgess. Her sponsor is Kelsey Hayward.
Dick Blackwell noted the Halloween party will be held at 6:30 p.m. Oct. 31 at the New Cumberland City Building.
Manypenny praised Ed Fields for his single efforts to recycle papers from the paper shed.
The club’s next regular meeting will be held Tuesday at the New Cumberland City Building.