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October 19, 2012
Weirton Daily Times

Madonna, Catholic Central

collecting for food bank

STEUBENVILLE, Ohio - Weirton Madonna High School Interact Club and Steubenville Catholic Central High School Key Club will be holding a joint food drive prior to the Blue Don-Crusader football game Saturday at Harding Stadium.

The groups will be collecting canned goods and nonperishable items, with collection boxes set up at the front gates. All items collected will be donated to the Urban Mission in Steubenville.

Country Friends host Eldurays

COLLIERS - Country Friends will host The Eldurays Saturday at the memorial hall located at 402 Old Police Lodge Road.

Doors open at 6 p.m., and the dance begins at 7 p.m.

Country Friends hosts covered-dish dinners and open mic nights each Monday and Friday at the memorial hall. The doors open at 4 p.m., covered-dish dinner begins at 5 p.m., and open mic begins at 6 p.m.

For information, call (304) 527-4253 or (304) 797-1270.

Quenneh set to speak

FLORENCE, Pa. - The Rev. Jesse Quenneh of Liberia, Africa, will speak at a special service at 11 a.m. Sunday at the Victory Life Church located at 590 Steubenville Pike.

Quenneh will speak about his experiences in a refugee camp and during the Liberian War. This is his first visit to the United States.

Sons of Legion to host shoot

HOOKSTOWN, Pa. - The Hookstown Sons of the American Legion will host a turkey shoot at 10:30 a.m. every Sunday through Nov. 18 at the American Legion.

There will be $2 meat shoots, $3 money shoots and youth shoots. The junior auxiliary will provide food and beverages.

For information, call (724) 544-5822.

Management Club to meet

WEIRTON - The Weirton Steel Management Club will meet at 5:30 p.m. Monday at Giovanni's Restaurant's banquet room.

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

YMCA holding youth volleyball

STEUBENVILLE - The Young Men's Christian Association will hold youth volleyball for boys and girls aged 8 to 14, beginning Monday.

Sessions will be held Monday evenings and Saturday mornings, and players will be grouped by their ability levels.

The YMCA also is gauging interest in a league for children aged 15 to 17.

Those interested can contact Kurt Vandeborne at (740) 264-7696 or Visit the website at

Camera Club holding exhibit

WEIRTON - The Upper Ohio Valley Camera Club will hold the "Colors of Autumn" photograph exhibit and slide show at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Mary H. Weir Public Library's outdoor gallery.

Those attending will move to the activity room, where a digital slide show on the same theme will be shown at 6:15 p.m.

The poster-sized pictures are laminated for weather endurance and displayed on special wooden structures. Claudia Norris, Barb Momyer, Dave Rees, Sam Rees, Debra Snider, Pat Grimm, Vince Trupiano, Jodi Russell, Judy Whiting, Steve Whiting, Diane Bannister, Deborah Bush and Shana Pepper are exhibiting photos. Bannister is the exhibit and event coordinator.

The camera club has participated in several exhibits at the library since 2004. Club members describe this as the "most colorful" exhibit they've mounted. The pictures will remain on display until Nov. 24.

The event is free to the public.

Rokisky talks estate planning

STEUBENVILLE, Ohio - The Laurels of Steubenville will host Attorney Jeffrey Rokisky of Weirton at 6 p.m. Wednesday at the facility located at 500 Stanton Boulevard.

Rokisky, who specializes in elder law, will give a presentation on estate planning.

Light refreshments will be served. The presentation is free. Make a reservation by calling (740) 264-5042.

Senior services holding open house

NEW CUMBERLAND - The Hancock County Senior Services will hold an evening open house from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday at the facility located at 647 Gas Valley Road.

Staff members will discuss services offered for seniors 60 and older and disabled residents 18 and older. There will be a tour and literature distributed.

Refreshments will be offered.

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