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October 14, 2013
Weirton Daily Times

E.S. Community Center

elects officers, trustees

The East Springfield Community Center elected officers when it held its monthly meeting Sept. 26. The newly elected leaders of the center are:

President, Brad Wine; vice president, Dale Holcomb; secretary, Deborah Martin-Burch; and treasurer, Sue Call.

Seven trustees also were elected, including Gary Tennant, Robert Serdar, Greg Call, Terry Bell, Donna Cline, Irene Saho and Dorman Mader.

Hounds Haven to

hold Adopt-A-Pet

Hounds' Haven Inc. will hold its fall "Adopt-A-Pet" event from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday inside Pet Supplies Plus at the Fort Steuben Mall.

There will be a variety of adult dogs, cats and kittens. All animals have been vet-checked, tested for disease, vaccinated and spayed or neutered. No on-site adoptions are permitted, but pets can be claimed at the shelter.

Hounds' Haven Inc. is a privately operated, nonprofit, "quality-of-life" shelter for homeless animals in the Ohio Valley, providing food, shelter and loving care to several hundred dogs and cats for life.

"The volunteer staff reaches out to the local community with services for those in need, adoption programs and also provides educational programs to local schools," a press release notes.

Taste of the Valley is

Tuesday in Weirton

The Top of West Virginia Convention and Visitors Bureau will hold its annual Business Showcase/A Taste of the Valley from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Serbian American Cultural Center.

Admission is $10 for the event, which will feature area businesses selling a variety of goods and restaurants offering samples of their food.

Library to hold

cooking class

Nora Bell will present a cooking class on harvest foods at 11 a.m. Saturday at the Brooke County Public Library in Wellsburg.

Call (304) 737-1551 to register for the free program.

Crocheting group

welcomes members

The Brooke County Public Library's Crocheting Group will meet at 5 p.m. Wednesday.

The group is for adult beginners through experts. Bring your own supplies and projects. If you need help, someone will be available to assist or instruct you.

Call (304) 737-1551 to register for the free group.

Halloween story hour scheduled for Thursday

The Brooke County Public Library will hold a "Trick or Treat Read!" evening storytime with Kim Harless at 5:30 p.m. Thursday.

Children are invited to wear their Halloween costumes and enjoy Halloween stories, a craft and more.

Call (304) 737-1551 to register for the free program.

Animal prayer, foster

program detailed

A prayer and foster program for animals in need will be led by Janet Polverini on Oct. 20 beginning at 1:15 p.m. at the Schiappa branch of the Public Library of Steubenville and Jefferson County.

Polverini, community program leaders with the Jefferson County Animal Welfare League, said, "Making a difference one day at a time is what this is all about."

There will be a luncheon served.

For reservations, call (740) 424-1304.

Busy week for Jefferson

County library branches

Upcoming programs at the Public Library of Steubenville and Jefferson County have been announced. They include:

The photo exhibit, "Steel Industry In Jefferson County," will be at EGCC through Oct. 26 during regular operating hours.

Visit the library's website,, for a listing of where the photo exhibit will travel to and programs.

Steubenville Art

Association to meet

The Steubenville Art Association will meet at 7 p.m. Wednesday at Historic Fort Steuben located at 120 S. Third St., Steubenville.

Bill Rettig will present a watercolor demonstration after the meeting and conduct a workshop earlier that day from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., also at the fort. The cost is $40.

For details, contact Marnee Muhleman at (330) 340-4577.

Hostesses are Jeanne D'Anniballe, chair, along with Laura Thrasher, Diana Holcombe and Sara Cunningham.

Oak Glen Class of 1964

planning 50-year reunion

Oak Glen High School's Class of 1964 will at 6:30 p.m. Thursday to begin plans for its 50-year reunion. The meeting will be held in the Chester City building with those attending instructed to use the north side rear door.

All classmates are urged to attend.

For information, contact Peg Govey at (330) 385-8909 or Bob Manypenny at (304) 564-5055.

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