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September 5, 2012
Weirton Daily Times

Dinner Thursday

at E.S. center

The East Springfield Community Recreation and Service Center located at county Road 39 next to the firehouse will hold its September dinner from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday.

The menu will include a hot roast beef sandwich, mashed potatoes and gravy, green beans or corn, coleslaw, dessert and drink. Cost is $7 for adults and $4 for children.

For takeout orders, call (740) 543-3700.

Husband-wife team

guest speakers

Numerous awards, including the prestigious Others Award, will be presented when the Salvation Army of Steubenville holds its annual civic dinner at 6 p.m. Sept. 11 at St. Florian Hall in Wintersville.

The keynote speakers will be Col. Steve Howard and his wife, Col. Janice Howard of Cleveland. He is the division commander, Northeast Ohio Salvation Army operations. She is divisional director of women's ministries of the Salvation Army.

Col. Steve Howard, divisional commander of the Northeast Ohio Division, is a fourth-generation Salvationist who has been a Salvation Army officer for 29 years. He served as a corps officer in Ohio at Lancaster and Columbus Citadel in addition to the Brooklyn Bay Ridge Corps in the Greater New York Division. Subsequently, he was appointed to the Pendel Division as a finance officer. Over a period of 10 years, he was the divisional secretary in Northern New England and general secretary in the Neosa Division.

He and his wife returned recently from more than five and one half years of overseas service in London, England, and Nairobi, Kenya. Most recently, he was the chief secretary of the Kenya East Territory.

Col. Janice Howard, divisional director of Women's Ministries for the NEOSA Division with headquarters in Cleveland, also is a fourth-generation Salvationist. She has served with her husband in ministry for 29 years.

In her previous tenure in the Neosa Division, she was the divisional secretary for program. While serving in the Kenya East Territory, she was the highest ranking female officer as the territorial leader for Women's Ministries and territorial secretary for spiritual life development.

Patricia Fletcher of Steubenville, retired educator and administrator who is involved in many organizations, will receive the Others Award, according to Maj. Earline May.

The evening also will include the presentation of four surprise community service awards and a Volunteer of the Year award.

The media award will be presented to the Herald-Star.

Tickets are on sale for $30 each with tables of eight able to be reserved for $200. All proceeds benefit the Salvation Army of Steubenville.

For tickets, contact the Salvation Army at (740) 282-5121.

Flag retirement

ceremony set

The OFWC Woman's Club of Wintersville again this year will partner with Cub Scout Pack No. 415 and Boy Scout Troop No. 415 and the Wintersville Volunteer Fire Department to have a flag retirement ceremony at 2:30 p.m. Sunday at the fire department's parking lot on Luray Drive.

"The public is invited to attend this moving ceremony conducted by the Scouts," a woman's club spokesperson said.

Any tattered and worn flags can be brought to the fire department that day from 2 p.m. until the ceremony begins.

Library programs

are detailed

Upcoming programs scheduled at the Public Library of Steubenville and Jefferson County include the following:

Play and Learn the Alphabet for parent and children ages 2-6 will be held at the main library at 5:30 p.m. Sept. 10.

Internet Genealogy For Beginner class will be held at the Schiappa branch at 6 p.m. Sept. 13. For information and to register, call the library at (740) 264-6166.

Book club will meet at the Toronto branch at 10 a.m. Sept. 11. To join, call (740) 537-1262. The Tiltonsville branch will have its book club at 10 a.m. Sept. 11. For information about the Tiltonsville branch book club call (740) 859-5163.

Play and Learn for parent and children ages birth to 2 will be offered at the Toronto branch at 3 p.m. Sept. 13. Play stations are set up for parents to interact and for children to be introduced to the library at an early age.

Gaming For Teens will be at the Schiappa branch at 5:30 p.m. Sept. 12.

Learn how to make haunted trees at the Tiltonsville branch at 1 p.m. Sept. 15. Megan from Crafts 2000 will show participants how to make standing trees from foam board. A list of supplies will be given upon registration. Call the library at (740) 769-2090.

Classic Cinema at the Schiappa branch will be at 2 p.m. Sept. 13 when "an oldie but goodie movie" will be shown. Reserve a seat by calling (740) 264-6166.

The main library will have Tot Time at 6 p.m. on Tuesdays through Sept. 18. Tot Time is for parent and children ages 2 and 3. For information, call (740) 282-9782.

The Tiltonsville branch's book to movie club will meet at 6 p.m. Thursday. Call(740) 859-5163 for information.

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