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October 10, 2013
Weirton Daily Times

Night at Races

set for Saturday

The Warren Township Lions Club will host a Night at the Races on Saturday at the Indian Club in Tiltonsville. Doors will open at 5:30 p.m. with dinner served at 6 p.m. and the races starting at 7 p.m.

The price of a horse is $20, which includes two dinners and dessert. Race sponsorship is available for $20.

For information or to purchase a horse, call Bob Fetty (740) 391-1351 or (740) 859-5218 or any member of the Warren Township Lions Club.

TIMET retirees

to meet Tuesday

Retirees of TIMET in Toronto will have occasion to chat, reminisce and stay connected at the next get-together luncheon scheduled for Tuesday at 11:30 a.m. at CJ'S Restaurant on Sunset Boulevard, Steubenville,

It's open to all TIMET retirees. For information, contact Bob Olexia at (740) 535-0937.

Support group

meetings set

The Alzheimer's Association will be holding its monthly caregiver support groups on the following dates:

The support groups are free and open to all caregivers, family members and friends with a loved one living with Alzheimer's disease or a related dementia.

For information, call the Greater East Ohio Area Alzheimer's Association at (330) 650-0552 or (800) 272-3900.

Sunrise Seniors

elect officers

The Sunrise Seniors of Toronto met on Sept. 27 with President Susan Kulstad presiding. Peg Nordenger gave the blessing for the covered-dish dinner.

Secretary Mary Lou Deku, Treasurer Mike Timko and Social Secretary Susan Conaway gave reports.

An election of officers was held with the following slate approved: Vice President Harry Andrews, Treasurer Rex Mossor, Assistant Treasurer Judy Sabol, Secretary Diane Hooper, Social Secretary Tracey Wade, Tour Director Judith Whyte, Kitchen Chairman Joyce Gribben and Chaplain Peg Nordenger.

No president was elected from the floor. The new officers will preside at the next meeting.

Dues will be taken for the new club year, starting in October.

The 50/50 winners were Judy Whyte and Connie Lopushansky. Door prize winners were Mary Lou Deku, Donna Twyford, Pete Graceffa and Connie Lopushansky. Bingo winners were Helen Lindsay, Mary Ann Ohalek, Lucy Timko, Sandy Lesnick, Judy Sabol, Bruce Pertko, Peg Nordenger, Mike Timko, Wade Steele, Kitty Roth, Patty Roth, Jim Wilson and Jay Smith.

The next meeting will be held at 5 p.m. Friday at the Roosevelt Recreation Center.

Monthly luncheon

at St. Paul's

St. Paul's Episcopal Church, 415 Adams St., Steubenville, will host its monthly soup and sandwich luncheon from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday.

Featured are various soups and sandwiches as well as brunch foods, including made-to-order omelets. The cost is $6 for adults and $3 for children 12 and under. Carryouts are available by calling (740) 282-5366 during the listed hours.

Knights to host

spaghetti dinner

The Knights of Columbus Council 427 will hold a spaghetti dinner from 4:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Saturday at the council hall in Wintersville.

The menu will include spaghetti, meatballs, bread, garlic bread, salad, desserts and coffee. Soft drinks also are available.

The cost is $7 for adults and $4 for children age 12 and under.

For carryouts, call (740) 264-0092.

Music workshop

at Mount Zion

Mount Zion Baptist Church in Steubenville will kick off its annual music workshop on Saturday with registration at noon followed by a smorgasbord luncheon.

The workshop theme is "Oh Give Thanks Unto The Lord."

The workshop rehearsal will begin immediately following the luncheon and be under the direction of Minister Eric Dyson of Cleveland. The choir will learn approximately eight songs that will be performed in a concert.

The workshop registration fee is $10.

All churches and denominations are invited to join the workshop choir, the purpose of which is to teach and admonish one another with spiritual songs. "The mission is to exalt the savior, edify the saints, and evangelize the lost and to provide an opportunity of musical involvement as well as education that can lead to a greater appreciation and application of music in our Christian lives. The music workshop can and should enhance our experiences with the Lord and with each other through worship, fellowship and evangelism," a spokesperson said.

The workshop choir will be presented in concert at 5 p.m. Sunday with Pastor Norries A. Hood Sr. serving as the master of ceremonies. There will be a free will love offering.

The mass choir members are: Wylene Alexander, chairman; Norman Creech, president; Ruth Pendergrast, vice president; and Floretta Hampton, treasurer. Members are Vanessa Styles, Rose Slaughter, Millicent Slaughter, Cheryl Austin, Paulette Johnson, Barbara Prentice, Louise Daniels, Isabelle Lavender, Bunswella Brown, Charlene Reid, Floyd Owens and Lafayette Byrom.

Screening set

at the YWCA

Residents living in and around the Steubenville area can be screened to reduce their risk of having a stroke or bone fracture as the YWCA of Steubenville will host Life Line Screening on Monday at 320 N. Fourth St., Steubenville.

Screenings identify potential cardiovascular conditions such as blocked artieries and irregular heart rhythm, abdominal aortic aneurysms and hardening of the arteries in the legs, which is a strong predictor of heart disease.

A bone density screening to assess osteoporosis risk also is offered and is approrpriate for both men and women.

A spokesman said four key points to know include:

Stroke is the third leading cause of death and a leading cause of permanent disability;

Eighty percent of stroke victims had no apparent warning signs prior to their stroke.

Preventive ultrasound screenings can help a person avoid stroke; and

Screenings are fast, noninvasive, painless, affordable and convenient.

Packages start at $159. All five screenings take 60 to 90 minutes to complete. For information or to schedule an appointment, call (800) 364-0457 or visit the website at Pre-registration is required.

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