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October 15, 2012
Weirton Daily Times

Special guest at Bible study

WEIRTON - Peter Shirokov of Chosen People Ministries will present "The Fall Feasts of Israel" during the 6 p.m. Oct. 17 Bible study at Mercy Baptist Church.

Chosen People Ministries was founded in 1894, when Rabbi Leopold Cohn came to believe Jesus Christ was the messiah of Israel. Since then, Chosen People have shared the gospel of Jesus with Jewish people across the world. A love offering will be taken.

Musketeers 4-H club meets

WEIRTON - The Weirton Musketeers 4-H Club recently held their first meeting of the year with 22 members in attendance.

Daniel Mayfield led the group in singing "Barges," and Dakota Wagner led a game of "Get to Know You Charades."

Anna Byers gave the treasurer's report; Arden Minor read the last meeting's minutes; and Riley Reid read the health report.

Chester Lions Club will hold

holiday ticket auction Nov. 3

CHESTER - The Chester Lions Club will hold their holiday ticket auction from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Nov. 3 at the Chester City Hall located at 600 Indiana Ave.

The doors open at noon. Tickets will be sold at the door. Purchase 50 tickets for $10 or 20 tickets for $5.

Food distribution to be held

WEIRTON - The First Christian Church will hold food distribution from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Thursday and Oct. 25 on a first-come, first-served basis at the church located at 3252 Main St.

The distribution also will include hygiene items such as soap, shampoo, toothpaste and toothbrushes.

For information, call the church offices at (304) 797-7300 from 10 a.m. to noon Monday through Friday.

Library holding grant workshop

WEIRTON - The Mary H. Weir Public Library will present the grant-writing workshop Proposal Writing Basics from 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Oct. 24 at the library located on Main Street.

The workshop is geared to nonprofit organizations and individuals seeking funding and teaches the basics of writing proposals and approaching foundations.

Those attending will be introduced to the free resources available at the library.

The event is free and open to the public. No reservations are required.

For information, call the library at (304) 797-8510 or email

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