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September 11, 2012
Weirton Daily Times

WMC?auxiliary flower sale to be held today, Wednesday

WEIRTON - The Weirton Medical Center Auxiliary will hold its fall flower sale from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. today and Wednesday in the medical center atrium.

No credit cards can be accepted.

MS?group to meet

WEIRTON - The Weirton/Steubenville Multiple Sclerosis Support Group will hold its monthly meeting at 7 p.m. Thursday at the Serbian American Cultural Center on Colliers Way.

The group will discuss "The Absence of Hope" and its upcoming flea market Sept. 15 at Eastern Gateway College in Steubenville, Ohio.

Anyone with Multiple Sclerosis and their family and friends are invited to attend.

For information, call Connie Kafton at (304) 527-3023.

Community yard sale set

MIDWAY, Pa. - Midway's community yard sale will be held, beginning at 8 a.m., Saturday, throughout the town.

Dozens of area residents will be participating in the community-wide event.

Midway is located off Noblestown Road, near McDonald, Pa.

Volleyball team holding dinner

WEIRTON - The Weir High School volleyball team will hold a spaghetti dinner and drawing from noon to 4 p.m. Sunday at the Victorian Hall located on Pennsylvania Avenue.

The meal includes spaghetti, salad, bread and butter, a dessert and drink.

The cost is $5. Reservations are appreciated, but not required.

To make a reservation or for information, call (304) 670-2310.

Old-Timers holding buffet

WEIRTON - The Weirton Steel Corp. blast furnace/sinter plant retirees will hold their quarterly old-timers buffet at noon Sept. 19 at the Serbian American Cultural Center on Colliers Way.

Those who have never attended the event must call to make a reservation. Those who have regularly attended will be contacted as usual.

The meeting will be informal, with casual dress.

To make a reservation, call (304) 527-1848, (304) 564-3050, (304) 387-0783 or (740) 944-1436.

Style show benefits renovation

FOLLANSBEE - The Altar & Rosary Society of St. Anthony Catholic Church will hold a salad luncheon and style show Sept. 22 to raise funds for renovation of the church's bell tower.

The event will be held from noon to 2 p.m. in the church hall at 1017 Jefferson Ave.

Phyllis Fashions of Meadowlands, Pa. will present the style show. Tickets are $8 and may be purchased by calling (304) 527-3150 or 527-1449. Only 100 tickets will be sold, and none will be sold at the door.

Church plans steak dinner

BEECH BOTTOM - The Holy Family Catholic Mission will host its annual baked steak dinner from noon to 3 p.m. Oct. 7 at the church located at the intersection of state Route 2 and Church Street.

Dinner includes baked steak, mashed potatoes and gravy, green beans, cole slaw, bread and butter, a dessert and a beverage.

The cost is $10 for adults and $5 for children 12 and under.

Carry-out is available. Reservations should be made by Sept. 23.

For information or to make a reservation, call (304) 394-5745 or (304) 394-1174.

For carry-out, call (304) 394-5929.

District convention planned

MCMECHEN - Leaders of clubs in the Northern District of the General Federation of Women's Clubs are making plans for the 99th Annual Northern District Convention, which will be held Oct. 13 in McMechen.

Jo-Ellen Wright is Northern District president. Cassie Sherman, Woman's Club of McMechen president, will serve as convention chairman.

The keynote speaker will be Carol Allen of Princeton, who is GFWC-WV president and has chosen the theme "Brighten the Way For Others" and Kno Kom, a camp for youth with diabetes, as her special project.

District President Wright's theme is "Crystallize the Possibilities" and her project is helping the hungry.

Officers for the 2012-2014 administration include: Dorothy Hawkes of New Cumberland, first vice president; Lexie Hanket of Moundsville, second vice president; Sandy Smith of Wheeling, recording secretary; and Helen Moren of Bethany, treasurer.

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