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April 25, 2013
Weirton Daily Times

Pharmacy raising money for

Children's Miracle Network

WEIRTON - Rite Aid Pharmacy will hold a hot dog sale and face painting from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday to raise money for the Children's Miracle Network.

A hot dog, chips and soda will be $2, and face painting is $1.

The store is located at 1360 Cove Road.

Country Friends to hold dance

COLLIERS - Country Friends will host Art Beal and The Country Tradition Saturday at the Memorial Hall located at 402 Old Police Lodge Road.

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

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

All proceeds go to charity.

For information, call (304) 527-4253 or (304) 479-1270 or visit the website at

Class of 2015 holding dinner

WEIRTON - The Madonna High School Class of 2015 will hold a spaghetti dinner from 11:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Sunday at the high school cafeteria.

The cost is $7 for adults, $5 for children and family take-out for $25. Eat-in and take-out will be available.

The meal includes pasta, meatballs, salad, bread, dessert and a drink and is provided by the Williams Country Club.

Library to show comedy

WELLSBURG - The Brooke County Public Library will be showing the PG-rated film "Parental Guidance," starring Billy Crystal and Bette Midler, at 1 p.m. Tuesday.

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

Scouts offer various activities

WEIRTON - Cub Scout Pack 334 and Boy Scout Troop 334 welcomes area boys and their families to learn more about their activities at 6 p.m. Wednesday behind Cove Presbyterian Church, 3404 Main St.

Those interested also may call Melody Golden for Cub Scout information at (304) 224-1813 or Keith Huntzinger for Boy Scout information at (304) 670-8667.

Cub Scouts is open to children in grades 1-5 and Boy Scouts is open to boys in grade 6 to 17 years of age.

Active for more than 20 years, the groups currently have more than 60 members. Their emphasis is on outdoor recreation, leadership, spiritual and patriotic values and fun.

Recent activities have included a day and sleepover camps, a Pirates' game, family campout and soccer game, fishing, Pinewood Derby and night at the races.

Cup of Life

celebrates mom

WEIRTON - Cup of Life Ministries and Tina Schoolcraft will hold a Mother's Day dinner from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. May 3 at the Marland Heights Community Church's pavilion located at 3900 Bright Way.

The event will include food, games and music, and mothers are encouraged to bring their children and husbands. The event is free.

Children's knitting group to meet

WELLSBURG - The Brooke County Library's Kid's Knitting Group will meet May 2 from 4:30 p.m. to 6 p.m.

Children in third grade and up can learn to knit from instructor Nora Bell. Bring yarn and needles or loom.

Call (304) 737-1551 to register for the free program.

New vaccine

prices announced

NEW CUMBERLAND - The Hancock county Health Department has announced, effective May 1, the prices for adult private stock vaccines will change.

The cost for Hepatitis A vaccine will be $45; Hepatitis B, $55; Measles, Mumps and Rubella, $70; TDAP, $25; Influenza, $25; Pneumonia, $25; Zostavax for shingles, $25; and PPD skin test, $20.

Vaccines remain free of charge to children newborn through 18 years old.

Vaccines are given from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Mondays.

For information, call the health department at (304) 564-3343.

Friendship Day


NEW CUMBERLAND - Church Women United will hold May Friendship Day at 10 a.m. May 3 at the Oakland Presbyterian Church located on Wylie Ridge Road.

The event will start with a breakfast at 10 a.m. and the celebration service begins at 11 a.m. The theme is "Swinging Wide the Doors of Hospitality" to encourage those attending to be open to newcomers, those of different races and ethnic groups and those with physical, mental and emotional handicaps. The group is encouraging others to grow in friendships and to look for ways to minister to one and other and for opportunities to open wide the doors to God's people, no matter who they are and where they are meet in the faith journey. Karen Tate is the local unit president, and Helen Tate is the celebration coordinator.

People of all faiths are invited to attend the service. The church is handicap accessible.

Classes to meet

at Undo's

WEIRTON - The Weir High School Classes of 1957-60 will meet at 1 p.m. May 3 at Undo's.

Classmates are invited to attend.

For information, call Ed Kirk, Class of 1957, at (304) 748-7060; Regina Truax, Class of 1958, at (304) 723-0419; Karen Tate, Class of 1959, at (304) 564-5234; or Paula Brown, Class of 1960, at (304) 748-0783.

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