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January 4, 2013
Weirton Daily Times

Led By Mercy to headline

Christian concert Saturday

WEIRTON?- Contemporary Christian band Led By Mercy will host a free concert from 7 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Saturday at the Mercy Baptist Church located at 3474 Pennsylvania Ave., Weirton. Mercy Me, Casting Crowns, Matt Redman, Jeremy Camp, Building 429 and Chris Tomlin also will perform. Refreshments will be served. Led By Mercy members include Dr. Aldo Pucci, Sandy Pucci, Jim Schwab and Trudy Bender.

Madrigal Choir to perform in Colliers

COLLIERS - The Brooke High School Madrigal Choir will perform at 7 p.m. Sunday at the Colliers United Methodist Church located at 318 Pennsylvania Ave., across from the Colliers Post Office.

The choir members dress in 15th and 16th century-style costumes and sing without accompaniment. They have been invited to perform in Washington, D.C., and during Mass at the Vatican. The group performs at local churches and for area civic groups throughout the year.

Library showing film

WELLSBURG - The Brooke County Public Library will show "Trouble with the Curve," a PG-13-rated film starring Clint Eastwood and Amy Adams, at 1 p.m. Tuesday.

It also will show "Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Dog Days," PG-rated film based on the popular book, at 11 a.m. on Jan. 12.

Call (304) 737-1551 to reserve a seat and popcorn for the free screenings.

Class of '61 to meet

WEIRTON - The Follansbee High School Class of 1961 will hold their monthly social at 6 p.m. Tuesday at the Three Springs Drive Eat'n Park.

All classmates, spouses and guests are welcome.

Elks to hold wine-tasting

WEIRTON - The Weirton Elks Club will hold a wine-tasting from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Feb. 9 at the Elks Lodge located on Main St.

Wines made by the Tri-State Winemakers Club will be featured. Finger foods and glasses will be provided.

Tickets are $10 in advance and $12 at the door.

For information or to purchase tickets, call the lodge at (304) 748-0565 or Kent "Chico" Ruiz at (304) 224-1519.

Lions hold Christmas party

NEW CUMBERLAND - The New Cumberland Lions Club opened their Christmas party with an invocation and reciting the Pledge of Allegiance.

Lions John Edwards and Dorothy Hawkes won the Tail Twister semi-annual drawing. Tail Twister Russell Flanigan spoke about the Lions Club, noting it is among the top five charities in the nation in giving back to their communities, and no operating costs are taken from fundraising.

Lion Brian Webster made a motion, seconded by Lion John Ashcraft, to dispense with the business meeting.

Past District Governor John Patton, Lion Margaret Ann Patton and Lion Pam Stiles were presented perfect attendance pins.

Edwards provided musical entertainment.

All those women attending received a flower, and door prize winners received poinsettias and miniature roses.

The next regular meeting will be Tuesday.

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