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May 21, 2013
Weirton Daily Times

New Cumberland Lions Club to hold pulled pork sale

NEW CUMBERLAND The New Cumberland Lions Club will be selling pulled pork sandwiches from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday at the New Cumberland Firemen's Field pavilion during the Moto Guzzi Rally and from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday in the Swaney Memorial Library parking lot.

Pork sandwiches are $5. Smoked chicken halves will be available Saturday only and cost $5.50. Both will be available as dinners with two side dishes, including choices of baked beans, potato salad and coleslaw for an additional $1.50. Whole smoked pork butts will be available Saturday only and will cost $22.

To ensure receiving a half chicken or order a whole pork butt, advance orders must be made by calling Lion Bob Manypenny at (304) 564-5055 by noon Thursday.

Music club hosting workshop

FRANKFORT SPRINGS - The Appalachian Folk Music Club will host workshops on learning to play folk instruments, including a folk guitar workshop June 2.

These workshops are intended for basic beginners. All lesson material and music will be provided. Several instruments will be available for loan during the workshop for those wanting to learn but who do not have instruments.

The cost is $20 per workshop. For information or to register, call Alice A. Whitehill at (724) 573-9109.

Kids center, vets holding 'Kids' Night'

BURGETTSTOWN - The Burgettstown Kids Center and Burgettstown Veterans of Foreign Wars are sponsoring a "Kids' Night at the Park" from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. June 11 at the Main Street Park.

The event will include a disc jockey, food and games.

Benefit to aid the animals

WINTERSVILLE, Ohio - "A Sunny Day at the Beach" will be the theme of the Jefferson County Animal Welfare League's fundraiser benefit set for July 14 at 1 p.m. at St. Florian Hall.

Tickets are $16 sold in advance only for the event featuring casual attire. It will include a Chinese auction. Sponsors for the event program booklet also are being sought. Checks can be made payable to the Jefferson County Animal Welfare League and mailed to the group's treasurer, Arlene MacQuown, at 129 Meadow Road, Wintersville, OH 43953. Write in the check memo line if the amount is for tickets or for an ad. Questions can be directed to Janet Polverini at (740) 424-1304.

Survivors, Seekers want members

WINTERSVILLE, Ohio - Bolstering membership was a topic addressed when the Survivors and Seekers of the old McCullough Children's Home at Yellow Creek held their May luncheon and business meeting at the Wintersville United Methodist Church.

Recruiting new members is a goal for the group that meets on the second Friday of the month at 1 p.m. at the Wintersville UMC.

President Charlie Lash presided at the meeting that included treasurer and secretary reports by Mary Pasich, and the invocation by Darlene Pehanich. The group is continuing to sell copies of "The Lost Children of the Ohio Valley," written by the late Gordon Grafton, the group's founder.

For information, call Lash at (740) 264-4821 or Pehanich at (740) 282-6127.

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