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February 22, 2013
Weirton Daily Times

Harmon Creek holding pasta

dinner Saturday at church

FLORENCE, Pa. - Harmon Creek Community Church will hold a pasta dinner from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. Feb. 23 at the church located at 1080 Steubenville Pike, near the intersection of state Route 18 and Old Steubenville Pike.

Dinner includes pasta, sauces, meatballs, salad, bread and butter, beverages and a dessert. Eat-in and take-out are available.

The cost is $7 for adults and $3 for children 10 and under.

For information, call (724) 947-2384 or visit the website at

Mount Zion celebrates Hood

WEIRTON - The Mount Zion Baptist Church will hold an appreciation dinner in celebration of the Rev. Norries A Hood Sr.'s 13th pastoral anniversary at 6 p.m. March 9 at Williams Country club on Marland Heights Road.

The doors open at 5 p.m., and dinner will be served at 6:30 p.m.

The theme is "2 Timothy 4:2 - Preaching Without Restraints." The cost is $45 per person. A patron's lists will be available, and those interested may have their name included for $5 for an individual or $0 for a business. The deadline for purchasing a ticket or having a name included on the patron's list is March 1.

For tickets, contact Sister Ruth Pendergrast at (304) 748-7249, Sister Metta James at (740) 381-3824 or Sister Rose Lavender at (740) 632-9088.

Tomato seeds available

MORGANTOWN - West Virginia '63 Tomato seed packets are available through the West Virginia University Extension Service Office in Morgantown by sending a self-addressed, stamped envelope to:

WV '63 Tomato, P.O. Box 6108, WVU Extension Service Ag and Natural Resources Unit, Morgantown, WV 26505-6108.

The seed packets will be available after March 4.

District selling trees, plants, seeds

The Northern Panhandle Conservation District will hold a fruit tree, plant and seed mix sale.

The program offers low-cost fruit trees and plants.

Trees available include several varieties of apple, peach, pear and cherry. Plants include red and black raspberry, blackberry, blueberry and asparagus. Seed mixes include butterfly and hummingbird garden mix and northeast annual and perennial wildflower mix.

A sale flyer is available from the conservation district office by calling (304) 238-1231 or by sending a flyer request to Prices and available species are listed on the flyer, along with general descriptions of each variety. Payment must accompany orders, which will be taken through March 15. Quantities of each variety are limited, and orders will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis. Trees and plants will be available for pick-up on March 28-29 at the district office in McMechen.

Proceeds from the sale will be used to support the conservation education programs of Northern Panhandle Conservation District.

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