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September 21, 2012
Weirton Daily Times

Weirton Steel Management

Club to meet Monday

WEIRTON - The Weirton Steel Management Club will meet at 5:30 p.m. Monday at Giovanni's Restaurant, formerly Gio's Family Restaurant, in the banquet room.

All members and former members are invited to attend. Dinner and social will be enjoyed.

Farm bureau holding dinner

NEW MANCHESTER - The Hancock County Farm Bureau will hold their annual dinner at 6 p.m. Tuesday at the New Manchester Fire Hall.

The farm bureau will provide meat and beverages, and those attending are asked to bring a covered dish. All are welcome to attend.

UMW providing flu clinic

MCDONALD, Pa. - The United Mine Workers Health and Retirement Funds will supply flu shots for those retired coal miners and their spouses who can't obtain a flu shot from their physician.

In cooperation with Lungs at Work and Centerville Clinic, a flu clinic will be held from 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. Sept. 27 at the Heritage Library located at 52 4th St.

Registration isn't required. Those attending should bring their health insurance card.

For information, call Mary Ann Parente at (724) 229-5403.

Library holding craft show

AVELLA, Pa. - The Avella Community Library will be open from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sept. 29 to accommodate the Avella History Fair taking place in the Avella Community Center, which also houses the library.

The library will be closed Oct. 8 in observation of Columbus Day.

The library will hold a Halloween-themed craft and story hour. For information, call (724) 587-5688.

Crafters and vendors are sought for the library's third annual Christmas craft and vendor fair, which will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Nov. 17. The cost is $20 for the first table, and $15 for every additional table. For information, call (724) 587-5688.

The library offers WiFi, Internet and copying and faxing services.

Hall of Fame seeks nominees

NEW CUMBERLAND - The New Cumberland Hall of Fame Committee held their first meeting Sept. 17, reviewing the candidates list and new nominees were added.

The committee and past inductees will vote on candidates at the Oct. 8 meeting.

The 23rd annual ceremony will be held at 1 p.m. Feb. 3 at the New Cumberland Christian Church.

The committee will continue to accept nominations. Those nominating a New Cumberland resident should submit a letter explaining why that person should be accepted into the Hall of Fame.

Applications can be submitted to Dorothy Hawkes, PO Box 154, New Cumberland, WV 26047.

Church holding trash, treasure sale

BRIDGEPORT, Ohio - The St. Paul Evangelical Lutheran Church will have its annual trash and treasure sale from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Oct. 5-6 at the church located at 56381 National Road, across from the Wilson Funeral Home.

Parking is free.

Tennis lessons to begin

WEIRTON - Tennis lessons for children 5 through 13 will be available at Krazy 'Bout Sportz, beginning in November.

Beginner lessons for children aged 5 to 13 will be held from 4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. every Tuesday and Thursday, beginning Nov. 1. The cost is $40 for children 5 to 7 and $50 for children 8 to 13.

For information, call Sue Wesie at (304) 224-1892.

Head Start accepting enrollment

Northern Panhandle Head Start Inc. is accepting enrollment for its infant, toddler and preschool programs for those who live in Hancock, Brooke, Ohio, Marshall and Wetzel counties.

For enrollment information, contact Cher McKeever at (304) 233-3290 or (877) 732-3307 or visit the website at

Council offers travel grants

CHARLESTON - The West Virginia Humanities Council is offering $500 travel grants to cover registration fees, transportation, lodging and food associated with professional meetings and conferences for those involved with state museums, historical societies, secondary education and nonprofit groups.

Travel grant awards are based on the significance of conference participation to the field of the humanities, as well as the benefits that the individual, organization and community derive from conference attendance. Travel grant applications are due 60 days prior to the date of travel, and applicants receive notification within two weeks after submission.

Grant guidelines and applications may be found at

For information, contact grants administrator Amy Saunders at (304)346-8500 or

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