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October 25, 2013
Weirton Daily Times

Carmike will hold food drive,

ticket drawing until Nov. 15

STEUBENVILLE, Ohio - Carmike Cinema 6 is collecting nonperishable foods in observance of the Thanksgiving season release of "Free Birds."

The Urban Mission's Bountiful Thom mascot will appear at the theater from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday.

Food donations can be dropped off after 12:30 p.m. daily until Nov. 15. Needed items include cranberry sauce, stuffing mix, boxed potatoes, sweet potatoes, chicken broth, cake mix, icing and canned vegetables. Those making a donation will be entered into a drawing for two free movie passes and "Free Birds" promotional items.

For information, contact the theater at (740) 264-1680 after 12:30 p.m.

Country Friends Band makes debut

WEIRTON - The Country Friends Band will debut Saturday at the Memorial Hall located at 402 Old Police Lodge Road.

The doors open at 6 p.m., and the dance begins at 7 p.m.

The band is comprised of musicians from existing bands regularly hosted by the Country Friends Foundation. It will perform once monthly.

Country Friends host covered-dish meals 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.

For information, call (304) 527-4253 or (304) 479-1270 or call

Student association plans fundraiser

WHEELING - The Ohio Valley African-American Students Association will hold a Bob Evans community fundraiser from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Nov. 2 at the restaurant located at 775 National Road.

All proceeds benefit the scholarship and awards banquet fund. For information, contact Ron Scott at (304) 281-7020 or

Auction to benefit cancer center

BLOOMINGDALE, Ohio - The Jefferson County Vocational School will hold a quarter auction to benefit the Tony Teramana Cancer Center Dietary Cancer Initiative Nov. 2 at the vocational school.

Doors open at 2 p.m., and the auction begins at 3 p.m. Tickets are $5. Vendors include Pampered Chef, MiMi Blankets, Pink Zebra, Scentsy, Thirty-One, Mary Kay and Velata. Vendors are still being accepted. The event will include snacks, drinks, door prizes, Chinese drawings and a 50/50 drawing. Proceeds go toward providing meals for cancer patients and their families.

For information, contact Jill McVicker at (740) 264-5545 or

Class of 1964 planning reunion

WINTERSVILLE, Ohio - The Steubenville Catholic Central Class of 1964 will hold a 50th reunion-planning meeting at 7 p.m. Nov. 19 at Lancelot's Restaurant.

Members will discuss details on the planned golf outing, mixer and dinner. The reunion will be held June 13-14 at the Steubenville Country Club.

The class is still seeking the following classmates: William Layman, Robert Van Dine, Teresa Checca, Betty Ighnat Jacob, Marian Jablonski Sweat, Helen Leonard Baker, Patty Morrow Musser, Diana Rine Kelly and Toni Simpson Cartrisana. Anyone who has contact information for these classmates are asked to email

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