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August 6, 2013
Weirton Daily Times

Free health and wellness fair will be held on Wednesday

WEIRTON - A health and wellness fair will be held from 9 a.m. to noon Wednesday at the Serbian American Cultural Center located on Colliers Way.

Many health screenings will be free of charge, including kidney function, A1C, blood pressure, glucose, bone density, cholesterol, oxygen level and sleep apnes screen. An optional $40 blood panel is offered, as well as $5 EKG and $5 fetal ultrasound.

The fair will also feature a blood drive, refreshments, door prizes, physician interaction as well as children's finger printing. Admission is free.

Council showing film at EGCC

STEUBENVILLE, Ohio - Steubenville for Liberty and American Patriot Council will host a showing of "The Come to America II: The Cost of Amnesty" at 6:30 p.m. Thursday at the Eastern Gateway Community College Lecture Hall.

The film explores amnesty for undocumented immigrants.

Men of Destiny set to meet

STEUBENVILLE, Ohio - Men of Destiny at the House of Faith located at 1913 Estelle Ave. will meet at the church at 9 a.m. Saturday.

The nondenominational group is open to all men.

"Come and see how we can better our relationship with Christ, witness to others, help our neighbors, improve our community and build bonds of friendship with men inside and outside of our church with Christian fellowship," said Ron Boyuk, president.

For information, call (740) 264-5070.

Country Friends hosting Eldurays

COLLIERS - The Country Friends will host the Eldurays band Saturday at the Memorial Hall located at 402 Old Police Road.

The doors opened 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.

Country Friends Foundation Inc. is a nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting Christianity, friendship and brotherly love though music. All proceeds go to charity.

For information, call (304) 527-4253 or (304) 797-1270 or visit

Church Women United to meet

WEIRTON - The Church Women United will meet at noon Monday at the Three Springs Drive Eat'n Park.

For reservations, call Lynn Bish at (304) 797-9785.

Brooke Service District to meet

WELLSBURG - The Brooke County Public Service District will hold a general business meeting at 3:15 p.m. Aug. 14 at the district office located at 711 Charles St.

Lions holding fundraiser

NEW CUMBERLAND - The New Cumberland Lions Club will hold a pulled pork fundraiser from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Aug. 24 at the Swaney Memorial Library parking lot.

A pulled pork dinner costs $6.50 and a sandwich alone costs $5. Coleslaw topping on the sandwich is an additional 25 cents. One-half smoked chicken dinners are available for $7, and a chicken only is $5.50. Both dinners include baked beans and potato salad or coleslaw.

Chickens are limited; advance ordering is recommended.

Whole smoked pork butts will be available for $22 by advance order only. To ensure receiving a chicken or to order a pork butt, call Lion Bob Manypenny at (304) 564-5055 by 6 p.m. Aug. 20.

St. Paul holding registration

WEIRTON - St. Paul School's pre-3 preschool program is accepting registration for the afternoon class.

Classes will be held from noon to 2:30 p.m. Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays at the school located at 140 Walnut St. Enrollment is limited; a $35 nonrefundable fee is due at the time of registration.

For information, contact the school office from 9 a.m. to noon Monday through Thursday at (304) 748-5225.

Spencer family holds reunion

TORONTO, Ohio - The Spencer family reunion was held July 13 at Austin Lake Park, with 65 descendants of Clifford and Luella Spencer in attendance.

Adria Spencer won the guessing game; Charles E. Spencer and Helen Williamson were the oldest members in attendance; Landen Spencer was the youngest member in attendance; and Bob and Doris Carey traveled the farthest.

The next reunion will be held July 12.

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