Community calendar


Gamblers Anonymous and Gam-Anon, 7 p.m., Wheeling College, Whelan Hall, 316 Washington Ave., Wheeling.

Alcoholics Anonymous, Sunday Morning Awareness Group, open discussion, 10 a.m., Trinity Medical Center East staff conference room; information, (740) 266-5081; As Bill Sees It Group, 7 p.m., St. Paul’s Catholic Church, 140 Walnut St., Weirton.

Celebrate Recovery, 7 p.m., First United Methodist Church, Toronto.

Narcotics Anonymous, Narcotics Anonymous: “Clean and Crazy” Group, 2 p.m. Calvary Community Baptist Church, 255 S. Seventh St., Steubenville; “Stand Up and Break Free” Group, 6 p.m., Zion United Church of Christ, 139 N. Fifth St., Steubenville.

Compulsive Eaters Anonymous — H.O.W., 6:30 p.m., East Ohio Regional Hospital, 90 N. Fourth St., Martins Ferry; phone, (412) 225-1664; e-mail,; web,


Families Anonymous, a self-help, support group geared to families and friends who have someone in their lives dealing with drugs, alcohol or other types of destructive behavior, meets from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. every Monday at Wintersville United Methodist Church, 702 Main St., Wintersville. Enter through the side door, go down the steps and head to the fourth door on the left. Call (740) 264-1676 for information or e-mail All calls and contacts are confidential.

Cancer Support Group, Wintersville United Methodist Church, 702 Main St., Wintersville, 6:30 p.m., second Monday of the month, for cancer patients, cancer survivors, loved ones and caregivers.

Celebrate Recovery, a biblical and balanced program that helps participants overcome hurts, hang-ups and habits, will be held at 6 p.m. every Monday at Brentwood United Methodist Church, 148 Stephens St., Wintersville. It is based on the actual words of Jesus rather than psychological theory. For information or a ride, call (740) 264-4531.

New Body Club, weigh-in, 4:30-5:45 p.m., meeting, 6 p.m.-6:45 p.m., Richmond United Methodist Church; for information, Sharon, (740) 544-5879, or Linda, (740) 543-1498.

Narcotics Anonymous, Narcotics Anonymous, “Steps to Freedom” Group, 7 p.m., Second Baptist Church, 717 Adams St., Steubenville, closed meeting (addicts only); “It Works How and Why” Group, 7 p.m., 600 E. Fourth St., East Liverpool; “The Ends Are Always the Same” Group, 7:30 p.m., Our Lady of Lourdes Church, school building, rear, 1111 Main St., Burgettstown.

Alcoholics Anonymous, HULP group, 11 a.m., open discussion, Grace Lutheran Church, 2105 Sunset Blvd.; Seekers Group, closed step discussion, 6:30 p.m., Westminster Presbyterian Church, 235 N. Fourth St.; Richmond Staying Sober Group, 7:30 p.m., Richmond Presbyterian Church, open discussion; New Cumberland Friendship Group, 8 p.m., First United Presbyterian Church, 200 S. Court St., New Cumberland; 11 a.m., Daily Reflection, Ohio Valley Towers, 500 Market St., Steubenville; New Freedom meeting, 5:45 p.m., Mercy Baptist Church, 3474 Pennsylvania Ave., Weirton.

S.H.A.R.E., A Source of Help Group for parents who have experienced neonatal, stillborn or miscarriage infant death, 7 p.m., Trinity Medical Center East (Third Monday of the month.)

Living the Free Way, support group for men, recovery from additions from a Biblical perspective, 6 p.m. Life in the Word Ministries, Third and South streets (740) 282-7216.

Compulsive Eaters Anonymous — H.O.W., 6:30 p.m., Ohio County Public Library, board room lower level, 52 16th St., Wheeling; phone, (412) 225-1664; e-mail,; web,

Never Alone WV, 6 p.m., downstairs at St. Paul’s Church, Main Street, Weirton; a support group supporting a drug-free community and open to all, Patti Barnabei, (304) 797-1579 for information; always looking for new members.


Celebrate Recovery of Weirton will be held from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Chapel Hill Wesleyan Church, 139 Gilson Ave., Weirton. For information, contact Pastor Drew Bush at (304) 479-7277.

TOPS (Taking Off Pounds Sensibly) meeting, Weirton Chapter 0609, 6 p.m., Christ the King Family Worship Center, 3176 Weir Ave., Weirton. The first meeting is free. For information, call (304) 374-5419.

Graceful Agers, Grace Lutheran Church, 2105 Sunset Blvd., Steubenville, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., for individuals 55 and over, games and cards in an atmosphere of Christian fellowship. Bring a sack lunch. Call (740) 282-9064 for information.

Celebrate Recovery of Newell will be held at the Newell First Church of the Nazarene, 303 Grant St., Newell, on Tuesdays at 7 p.m. For information, call (724) 407-8664.

Narcotics Anonymous, “Follansbee” group, 7 p.m., Church of Christ, Penn and Neville Streets, rear entrance, Follansbee; “Surrender to a New Vision” Group, 7 p.m., Urban Mission Warehouse, 615 N. Sixth St., Steubenville

Alcoholics Anonymous, HULP Group, open discussion, 11 a.m., Grace Lutheran Church, 2105 Sunset Blvd.; Tuesday Night S.O.S., Trinity East staff conference room, open discussion, 7 p.m.; Wellsburg group, 7 p.m., First Presbyterian Church, 901 Charles St., Wellsburg; Weirton Group, St. Thomas Episcopal Church, Three Springs Drive, Weirton, 8 p.m.; Instrument of Peace, 8 p.m., Franciscan University of Steubenville, St. Joseph’s Hall; information, (740) 266-5081.

Abundant Life Group, 7:30 p.m., studies 12 steps of recovery from a Biblical perspective, City Rescue Mission, 142 N. Sixth St., Steubenville; information, (740) 266-5081.

Sister’s Breast Friends and Cancer Answers Support Group from 5:30 to 7 p.m., a breast cancer support group open to all those with a breast cancer diagnosis focusing on learning topics and open discussion including peers and health care professionsals, Tony Teramana Cancer Center. For information, call (740) 283-7848 or (740) 264-8747. (First Tuesday of the month.)

New Vision Cafe and Recovery Club, Women Uplifting Women, noon, 535 N. Sixth Ave.

Caregiver support group meeting, fourth Tuesday, 3:30 p.m. to 5 p.m., Carriage Inn Home Care Office, Luray Drive, Wintersville.


Women in Action Against Cancer Coalition, first Wednesday of the month, noon, Trinity East cafeteria conference room, 380 Summit Ave., Steubenville. For information, call (740) 282-5676 or (740) 632-1144.

Low-Cost Animal Wellness Clinic, every Wednesday from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Jefferson County Animal Shelter, Wintersville; sponsored by Jefferson County Humane Society; for appointment or info, call (740) 314-5583.

TOPS Club No. 1684, Brilliant United Methodist Church, 9 a.m. For info, call (740) 733-7678.

Brain Injury Support Group of Cadiz, 6 p.m., Puskarich Public Library, Cadiz (Second Wednesday of the month).

TOPS Smithfield 1633 Group, weigh-ins, 9:30-10:30 a.m., meetings, 10:30-11:30 a.m., Bel-Haven Complex.

Al-Anon, 7 p.m., regular meeting, First Westminster Presbyterian, 235 N. Fourth St., Steubenville; Trinity Medical Center West, 7 p.m., open meeting.

Vietnam Veterans Support Group, 6 p.m., 500 Market St., Suite 305, Steubenville. This is open to all war-time veterans reglardless of age or when they enrolled in the military. Free pizza is served on the last Wednesday of the month.

Alcoholics Anonymous, Big Book Reading Group, 11 a.m., Ohio Valley Towers, second floor, 500 Market St., Steubenville; HULP Group, 11 a.m., open discussion, Grace Lutheran Church, 2105 Sunset Blvd.; and Tell it Like it is Group, 7 p.m., Trinity Medical Center East, Room 285, open meeting with speaker; Information line, (740) 266-5081; “Wednesday Somewhere Meeting,” St. Thomas Episcopal Church, 300 Three Springs Drive, Weirton, 5:30 p.m.

Narcotics Anonymous, Narcotics Anonymous, “We Can Do It” Group, 7:30 p.m., First Christian Church, rear entrance, 3252 Main St., Weirton; “New Way of Life” Group, 6:30 p.m., St. Stephen’s Church, 220 W. Fourth Street, East Liverpool, rear entrance.

The Ohio Valley Depression and Support Group, 7-9 p.m., Whalen Hall, Wheeling Jesuit University, first, second and fifth Wednesday. This is a peer-led group with a facilitator. For information, contact Tom at (304) 234-9406 or Vickie at (304) 336-4186 or e-mail

Overcomers Outreach, New Vision Cafe, 535 N. Sixth Ave., noon.

Celebrate Recovery, Sycamore Tree Church, 301 N. Fourth St., Steubenville, at 6 p.m.

Compulsive Eaters Anonymous — H.O.W., 6:30 p.m., Ohio County Public Library, board room lower level, 52 16th St., Wheeling; phone, (412) 225-1664; e-mail,; web,


Cancer Support Group, third Thursday of the month, 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m., main lobby, Tony Teramana Cancer Center, Johnson Road, Steubenville. For information, call Lynn Barbe, (740) 264-8700.

THE 417 GROUP of Alcoholics Anonymous will meet every Thursday at 6:30 p.m. at Faith Community Church at 1500 state Route 524, Bergholz. It is open discussion.

Never Alone support group meetings for those struggling with addiction, their families, community members, 6 p.m., Linda’s Dairy Dream, downtown New Cumberland.

Celebrate Recovery, every Thursday, Christian Church, 100 S. Court St., New Cumberland, light supper, 5:15 p.m., meeting, 6 p.m.; for information, contact Bob Hawkingberry or Becky Harris, by e-mail at Celebrate or call (304) 607-2532.

CEA-HOW, an acronym for Compulsive Eaters Anonymous-Honesty, Openness, Willingness, meets every Thursday at 6 p.m. in the Starvaggi Board Room at Weirton Medical Center.

Overcomers Outreach, 12-step support group discussing from a Biblical perspective, discussions, open meeting, 5 p.m., The Ministry of Salvation Church, Shirley Circle, Steubenville; for those affected by chemical abuse or compulsive behavior.

TOPS Wellsburg Chapter 453, weigh-in, 5:30 p.m., meeting, 6:30 p.m., Christ Episcopal Church, 1014 Main St.; information, (304) 737-0654 or (304) 737-2553.

TOPS Chapter 9739, Cornerstone Church, 423 Clark St., Toronto, morning session, weigh-ins, 8:30 a.m. and meeting, 9:45 a.m.

Brilliant P.O.W.E.R. Chapter, weigh-in, 8:45 a.m., meeting, 9 a.m.; information, (740) 598-4317.

Gamblers Anonymous, Ohio Valley Support Group, 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., Trinity Medical Center East, Ross Park Boulevard, Steubenville, second floor, room 16.

Families of Autistic Children, Ohio Valley Support Group, 6-8 p.m., Room 2513, Eastern Gateway Community College.

Narcotics Anonymous, Narcotics Anonymous, “New Attitudes” Group, 7 p.m., 6 p.m., Zion United Church of Christ, 139 N. Fifth St., Steubenville

Alcoholics Anonymous, HULP is a closed step meeting, 11 a.m., Grace Lutheran Church, 2105 Sunset Blvd.; Thursday Night West End Group, 8:30 p.m., open discussion, Starkdale Presbyterian Church, Sunset Blvd., Steubenville; Chester Thursday Night Group, 8 p.m., Westminster Presbyterian Church, 508 Indiana Ave., Chester; Nautilus Group, 7 p.m., First United Methodist Church, 3301 West St., Weirton; Thursday Night Recovery Group, 8 p.m., Follansbee Presbyterian Church, 1254 Main St., Follansbee.

A.L.I.V.E. Support Group for women, domestic abuse victims, 6 p.m., at the shelter house; child care available; information, (740) 283-2444.

TOPS Chapter 189, weigh-in, 8:15 a.m., meeting, 9:30 a.m., Hooverson Heights Church of Christ.

Weigh to Win Group, 6:15 p.m., Church of the Cross, East Springfield.

Co-Dependent United Group, an anonymous support group for those who would like to learn to live a healthier, more serene life, 7-9 p.m., Trinity Medical Center West, ground floor conference room.

Alzheimer’s Association Caregiver Support Group, 6 p.m., Eastern Gateway Community College, 4000 Sunset Blvd., Steubenville, room 1500; for information, (330) 650-0552 or (800) 272-3500. (Third Thursday of the month.)

Society for Equal Access Peer Support Group, information, (330) 343-3668 or (888) 213-4452, (Fourth Thursday of the month).

Hand Up Support Ministry, 6 p.m., Quinn AME Church.

Brain Injury Support Group of Carroll County, 6 p.m., Aultman Center, 221 Trump Road, Carrollton. (Second Thursday of the month).

Al-Anon, New Beginnings Group, 6:30 p.m., New Vision Cafe and Recovery Club.

Women’s Sexual Assault Support Group, 6-8 p.m., Sexual Assault Help Center, Steubenville; for information or pre-screening, call 9740) 282-6022.

Harrison Community Hospital Diabetes Support Group, 6:30 p.m. (First Thursday).

Brooke Area AARP No. 3910 meets at the Wellsburg Moose Lodge at noon on the third Thursday. Must have a reservation to attend. For details, call (304) 737-1204,

Greater Wheeling Chapter of National Alliance on Mental Illness, third Thursday of each month at 6 p.m. in Conference Room B of Ohio Valley Medical Center’s Overlook Cafeteria.


Narcotics Anonymous, Narcotics Anonymous, “Fresh Start” Group, 6:30 p.m., Finley United Methodist Church, 958 Lincoln Ave., Steubenville; “It Works in the Ville” Group, 7:30 p.m., Urban Mission Ministries Church, 301 N. Fifth St., Steubenville.

Alcoholics Anonymous, HULP Group, 11 a.m., open discussion, Grace Lutheran Church, 2105 Sunset Blvd.; Riverside Group meeting, 8 p.m., open discussion, Riverview United Methodist Church, 105 N. River Avenue, Toronto; Friday Night Happiness Group, 7 p.m., First United Methodist Church, 3301 West St., Weirton.

Overcomers Outreach, noon, New Vision Cafe and Recovery Club, 535 N. Sixth St.

TOPS New Cumberland Chapter No. 0441 meets each Friday at Trinity United Methodist Church. Weigh-in starts at 8:30 a.m. with the meeting beginning at 9:30 a.m. For information, call (304) 797-1624.

Never Alone, 6 p.m., New Cumberland City Building, Court Street. All are welcome to attend, those struggling with addiction, their families and the community. For information, call (330) 383-6634 or (304) 564-5743.


Narcotics Anonymous, “Living the Program” Group, 10 a.m., Trinity Presbyterian Church, 110 Maine Blvd., East Liverpool, closed meeting; and “New Beginnings” Group, 8 p.m., Calvary Community Baptist Church, 255 S. Seventh St., Steubenville

Alcoholics Anonymous, Just for Today Group, open meeting, 10 a.m., Trinity Medical Center East staff conference room; Saturday Night Group meeting, 7 p.m., School of Bright Promise, 240 John Scott Highway, Steubenville; Al-Anon meeting, 8:30 p.m., B.Y.O.B., 9 a.m., Mercy Baptist Church, 3474 Pennsylvania Ave., Weirton; Saturday AM Group, 10:30 a.m., First United Methodist Church, 3301 West St., Weirton; 7 p.m., Free Methodist Church, 12th and School streets, Weirton; Wellsburg Saturday Group, 8 p.m., First Presbyterian Church, 901 Charles St., Wellsburg.