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May 7, 2013
Weirton Daily Times

Lifetree Cafe examines racism, possibility of a colorblind society

WELLSBURG - The issue of racism will be explored at Lifetree Cafe at 7 p.m. Wednesday at Staffileno's on the River.

The program, titled "The Black and White Truth About Racism: Will We Ever Live in a Colorblind World?" features a filmed interview with Daryl Davis, a black man who infiltrated the Ku Klux Klan. Admission to the 60-minute event is free.

Lifetree Cafe is an informal group in which people gather for conversation about life and faith in a casual coffeehouse-type setting. For information, contact Vicky Barr at (740) 282-3458 or

Church to sell lunches

WELLSBURG - Christ Episcopal Church will sell roast beef sandwich lunches from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday at the church located at 1014 Main St. The cost is $6.50, which includes sandwich, chips, beverage and a slice of peanut butter sheet cake. Individual sandwiches are available for $4.50 each. Take-out and delivery to local businesses and shut-ins is available by calling (304) 737-3432 after 8:30 a.m. that day.

Country Friends host Art Beal

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

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

Country Friends hold 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.

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

BOP?employees to meet

WEIRTON - The Weirton Steel Basic Oxygen Plant employee breakfast is held at 9 a.m. the second Tuesday of each month at Eat'n Park.

All are welcome.

'Fit for the Cure' scheduled

ROBINSON TOWNSHIP - Wacoal-America, The Mall at Robinson and Macy's will host a "Fit for the Cure" event from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. May 15 at the Robinson Macy's.

Each customer who has a personal fitting for a Wacoal bra will have $2 donated in her name to the Susan G. Komen Foundation. Those purchasing a bra will have a second donation made in their name.

Refreshments, beauty product samples, free palm readings and gifts with purchase will be available, courtesy of Dr. Patricia Mauro. For an appointment, call (412) 787-9777, extension 1536.

School holding yard sale

STEUBENVILLE, Ohio - The School of Bright Promise will hold a craft and vendor show and community yard sale from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. June 8 at the school located on John Scott Highway.

All proceeds benefit the United Way. Spaces are available. For information, contact Mari Sines at (740) 275-1598 or

Wine in the Woods scheduled

WEIRTON - The Guglielmo Charitable Scholarship Foundation will hold its third annual Wine in the Woods benefit from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. June 9 at the Serbian American Picnic Grounds on Kings Creek Road. The event includes homemade wines, food, music and craft vendors. Vendor space for winemakers is free; vendor space for non-winemakers is $25. For information, email Tickets are $10. Those wanting to make a donation to the foundation can send checks payable to the Guglielmo Charitable Scholarship Foundation at P.O. Box 44, Weirton, WV 26062.

Board of health approves fees

NEW CUMBERLAND - The Hancock County Board of Health held a meeting April 15, and board members reviewed and approved the clinical fees for services for fiscal year 2013-2014.

The clinical fees for services schedule is available for public review during normal business hours at the health department, the Mary H. Weir Public Library in Weirton, the Swaney Memorial Library in New Cumberland and the Lynn Murrary Memorial Library in Chester.

The 30-day comment period began April 19. Written comments must contain the writer's name, address and telephone number. All comments can be directed to Administrator Jackie Huff, Hancock County Health Department, PO Box 578, New Cumberland, WV 26047.

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