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December 17, 2012
Weirton Daily Times

Library to show action film

The Brooke County Public Library will be showing the PG-13-rated film, "The Bourne Legacy," at 5:30 p.m. Thursday.

This film is the latest to be adapted from the series of books by Robert Ludlum. Call (304) 737-1551 to reserve a seat and popcorn.

'Adopt-A-Pet' set for Saturday

Hounds' Haven Inc. will hold its Christmas "Adopt-A-Pet" event from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at Pet Supplies Plus in Steubenville.

Patrons are welcome to stop by any time and play with the dogs and cats on hand, looking for adoption into responsible homes. All animals have been spayed or neutered, vet-checked, tested and vaccinated.

All proceeds will benefit the animals that call Hounds' Haven their home. Hounds' Haven is a privately operated, nonprofit "quality-of-life" shelter in Jefferson County, that provides area animals with food, shelter, love and care for a lifetime, and reaches out throughout the Ohio Valley community with low-cost spay-neuter programs and youth education and enrichment services, according to a shelter spokesperson.

Four Seasons install officers

The Four Seasons Senior Citizens Association met Dec. 13 at the Serbian American Cultural Center located on Colliers Way.

First Vice President Angela Gillette presided and gave the invocation.

Gillette welcomed Janna Barney, daughter and guest of John Prebeg.

After dinner, vocalist and guitarist Chuck Lucas entertained with original arrangements of traditional songs and Christmas music.

Reservation Chair Josie Cekinovich reported 118 reservations and gave the January menu.

December birthdays were acknowledged.

Membership Chair Ruth Ladomersky reported the group has 161 members.

Gillette reported membership dues must be paid to Ruth Ladomersky, and can be sent to her attention at 321 Culler Road, Weirton, WV 26062 by Dec. 31. She also announced Carolyn Shaffer would fill the office of treasurer.

Carol Valenti installed the following officers: president, Norma Yoho; first vice president, Roberta Burnette; second vice president, Chris Sklenar; secretary, Tom Maxwell; treasurer, Carolyn Shaffer; chaplain Mary Rose Spano; and historian, Jane Barney.

John Geary was awarded the free dinner from the club. Jim Orler and Chris Gillette won the 50/50 drawing. Beverly DiBiase, Chris Barker, Chris Sklenar, Nick Rodreguez, Barbara Cerra, Norma Yoho, Ron Fallert, Fran Wenzel and Stef Iannetti were awarded Iannetti's Garden Center poinsettias.

The next meeting will be held Jan. 16.

Toronto Seniors

have holiday event

The Toronto Senior Citizens met Dec. 13 for their annual Christmas party at St. Francis Hall with Lola Swanagan giving the blessing for the catered dinner by Bricker's.

Guests included Mayor John Geddis, Jeff and Jay Foster, Don and Cheryl Clarke and Louie Nelson. New members include David and Karen Krouse.

Entertainment for the evening was provided by David Watkins singing Christmas Carols.

The 50/50 was won by Clarence Morris. The blanket was won by Richard Dobbs. The gingerbread house was won by Irma Straka. Shirley Rebich won the gift from Toronto Apothecary. Poinsettias were won by Jane Hanuscin, Doris Martaus, Marilyn Peckins, Bob Carroll, Pat Rebres, Irene Sabados, Louie Nelson and Marjorie Grafton.

Fruit baskets were won by Josie Griffo, Eileen Emery, Arlene Zahniser and Bill Baier.

Scat winners were Bill Baier, Laura Mamula, Richard Dobbs, Nancy Ludewig, John Wherry and Huck Hanuscin.

The next meeting will be held Jan. 10 at the Roosevelt Building.

Old-Timers set to meet Wednesday

The Weirton Steel Blast Furnace/Sinter Plant retirees will hold their quarterly Old-Timers buffet at noon Wednesday at the Serbian-American Cultural Center located on Colliers Way.

Those who have never attended a buffet must call to make a reservation. Those who have attended in the past will be contacted as usual.

To make a reservation, call (304) 527-1848, (304) 387-0783, (740) 944-1436 or (724) 916-4101.

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