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September 16, 2013
Weirton Daily Times

Weir High School Class of '59

set to meet Tuesday

WEIRTON - The Weir High School Class of 1959 will hold their monthly meeting at 6 p.m. Tuesday at the Three Springs Eat'n Park.

All classmates are encouraged to attend.

For information, call Edith Harless Barber (304) 723-0761.

PSP?doing car seat checks

MOON TOWNSHIP, Pa. - The Pennsylvania State Police will hold a child passenger safety check from 3 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the station located at 449 McCormick Road.

Troopers will assist with the proper installation of children's safety seats.

Appointments aren't needed. There is no fee.

For information, call (412) 299-1644.

Literacy reception planned

CHESTER -The Lynn Murray Memorial Library will host a literacy reception from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday at the library located at 601 Railroad St.

Local, state and national literacy efforts will be highlighted. The Learning Express Library's online test preparation sites also will be discussed.

For information, contact Pam Makricosta, Literacy and Lifelong Learning Coordinator, at (304) 797-8510.

Deacons to be celebrity servers

WEIRTON -The Cove Presbyterian Deacons will be celebrity servers from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. Tuesday at Undo's Weirton.

Undo's will donate 10 percent of all dine-in orders and all tips to the deacons. This will benefit Cove's outreach programs, including the food pantry, utility assistance and Project Christmas Smile.

As another Project Christmas Smile fundraiser, a hot dog luncheon will be held July 21. Cove staff and teachers were presented with a gift and certificate of service. Toys have been donated.

Trail Stitchers set to meet

WHEELING - The National Trail Stitchers Chapter of the Embroidery Guild of America will hold their regular meeting at 7 p.m. Sept. 24 at St. Matthew's Episcopal Church Fellowship Hall located at 1414 Chapline St.

The evening class will be Karen Phillips-Swallon's flowers basket.

Those interested in needle arts are welcome to attend.

For information, call (304) 312-1566 or (304) 242-2340.

Dinner to benefit United Way

WHEELING - The September to Remember Reverse Raffle Dinner to benefit the United Way of the Upper Ohio Valley will be held Sept. 24 at Wheeling Island Hotel Casino and Racetrack.

Doors will open at 6:30 p.m.

A $10,000 first prize and other prizes will be awarded. Tickets are $160 to be entered into the drawing only, $180 for the drawing and dinner and $200 for a drawing ticket and two dinners.

There were 225 tickets printed for the drawing. For tickets or reservations, call (304) 232-4625.

The Brooke County United Way merged with the United Way of the Upper Ohio Valley several years ago. Agencies supported by it include the Brooke County Committee on Aging, which operates the Brooke County Senior Center; Brooke County Public Library and Salvation Army.

Cub Scouts to meet

HICKORY, Pa. - Cub Scout Pack 1365 will hold their first meeting of the year at 7 p.m. Sept. 26 at Hickory United Presbyterian Church located on state Route 50.

New scouts and interested boys are welcome to attend.

Workshop examines coding

WEIRTON - The Office Managers Association of Health Care Providers Weirton Chapter will hold a coding seminar workshop from 1 p.m. 4 p.m. Sept. 27 at the Weirton Medical Center located at 601 Colliers Way.

Pam Asbury will present the workshop on ICD-10, including diagnosis codes. The $25 fee includes the workshop, handouts, worksheets and refreshments.

OMA member and two staff members may attend free. Beyond the two staff members, the $25 fee applies. Physicians may attend free.

For information, contact Donna Zahn at or (740) 283-4770, extension 105, or Faith Nichols at or (304) 723-6061.

Church holding fall festival

BRIDGEPORT, Ohio - St. Paul Evangelical Lutheran Church will hold the annual fall indoor-outdoor craft and food festival from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sept. 28 at the church located at 56381 National Road.

History fair set for Sept. 28

AVELLA, Pa. - The Avella History and Genealogy Fair will be held Sept. 28 at the Community Center located at 11 School Court on Avella Heights.

Doors open at 8 a.m. Admission is by donation.

Display tables are available by donation; call (724) 947-3983.

Food prepared by the St. Michael's Church women will be available throughout the day.

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