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November 5, 2013
Weirton Daily Times

Weir High School Class of '57

monthly social set for Thursday

WEIRTON - The Weir High School Class of 1957 will hold their monthly social at 6 p.m. Thursday at the Three Springs Drive Eat'n Park.

All classmates, spouses and friends are welcome.

Scholarships offered

WEIRTON - A Worldview Scholarships Bible class will be held Saturday at the Weirton Memorial Baptist Church located at 121 Ivy Street.

Registration takes place at 8 a.m., and the lecture will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. At the conclusion of the classes, 10 scholarships will be awarded, including three $1,000 scholarships and seven $500 scholarships.

Classes take place the second Saturday of each month. Anyone may register for the classes. To sign up, call (304) 374-6856 or visit the Facebook page at

Travel soccer try-outs set

WEIRTON - Force Soccer Club will hold try-outs for the spring travel team at 1 p.m. Sunday at the J.C. Williams Soccer Complex, located on Colliers Way.

The girls try-out begins at 1 p.m., and the boys at 2:30 p.m. Registration must be completed before try-outs and is available online at

Spring travel teams will include two to three high school boys and girls teams and openings on the under-10 boys, under-12 boys, under-12 girls, under-13 boys, under-14 boys and under-14 girls teams.

For information, contact Bob Kolanko at (304) 479-9317 or

Quarter auction benefits child

KNOXVILLE, Ohio - A quarter auction will be held Sunday at the Knoxville Fire Hall.

The door open at noon, and the auction begins at 1 p.m.

The event includes a Chinese auction, 50/50 drawing and refreshment available for purchase. Admission and a paddle are available for $5 at the door. Extra paddles are $2.

It will benefit Noah Long, the son of David and Katie Long of Wellsville, Ohio, and a Toronto City Schools second-grader. Noah recently was diagnosed with acute myeloid leukemia.

Power Surge to make appearance

NEW CUMBERLAND - The First Presbyterian Church, 200 Court St., will host a Social Services benefit featuring Power Surge at 4 p.m. Sunday at the church located at 200 Court St.

Donations of nonperishable items will be accepted and a free-will offering will be collected. Light refreshments will follow.

Church holding craft fair

WELLSBURG - The Brooke Hills Free Methodist Church will hold an art and craft fair from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Nov. 16 at the church located at 1340 Washington Pike.

There will be more than 50 vendors, concessions and a silent auction. Admission is free. Proceeds benefit the church youth group.

Drawing winners announced

FOLLANSBEE - Winners of drawings held at Follansbee Christmas in the Park have been announced.

They are: Marci Colantoni, 50/50; Genny Dobroski, holiday basket; Pete Nice, Penguins tickets; and Jack Taggart, Steelers package.

Cheryl Fox won the drawing for free vendor space in next year's festival held for vendors who donated an item for the holiday basket.

Beautiful baby winner named

WELLSBURG - Audrey Lee Turner was the winner of the Most Beautiful Baby Contest held by Brooke County Right to Life during the Wellsburg Applefest.

Turner is the daughter of Matt and Laura Turner of Stow, Ohio, and granddaughter of Jules "Boots" and Jean Cipoletti of Wellsburg. She will receive a $100 cash prize and represent Brooke County Right to Life in the Wellsburg Fourth of July Parade.

Votes were cast by visitors to the three-day festival through quarter donations to the organization, which is led by Marla Mercer.

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