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November 12, 2013
Weirton Daily Times

St. Elizabeth Guild discusses

holiday luncheon, bazaar

WEIRTON - St. Thomas Episcopal Church's St. Elizabeth Guild recently held their November meeting.

The group is planning the annual holiday luncheon and bazaar, set for 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Nov. 16 at the church's fellowship hall located on Three Springs Drive. The event will include crafts, soups, sandwiches, desserts and baked goods. For information, call (304) 723-4120.

Carol Village called the business meeting to order. Wendy Speer and Rick Mergen gave reports.

Members were reminded the covered-dish Christmas party will be held at 6 p.m. Dec. 7 at the church.

Village gave a program on St. Francis of Assisi and his love for animals.

Ronnie Block was hostess. The group won't meet again until February.

Nifty Needles meet

WEIRTON - The American Sewing Guild Neighborhood Sewing Group Nifty Needles recently meet at the First Christian Church on Main Street.

Nancy Sanders presided, and there were eight in attendance.

Sanders reminded members of the group Christmas party Dec. 3 at Scaffidi's in Steubenville. The American Sewing Guild Pittsburgh Chapter's Christmas tea will be held Dec. 15 at the Edgewood Country Club in Pittsburgh.

The show-and-tell segment included the following: Middie Freese, Christmas applique tea towels; Carol Village, tea cosies; Dolly Grossman, quilt and table cover; Dale Negle, children's play quilt; and Nancy Linn, machine-quilted square.

Freese presented a program on coffee cup holders, and each member received a take-home kit. Kay Nixon was awarded the door prize.

The next meeting will be held Jan. 1, and Village will present a program on embroidery.

McHendry School class meets

WEIRTON - The Cove Presbyterian Church Myrtle McHendry Sunday School Class met Oct. 5 in the sanctuary with 14 members and four guests present.

Guests included George Evans, Shana Pepper, Kayla Violet and Rudy Violet, the 1-month-old great-grandson of Sunday school teacher Eleanor Cline.

President Betty Virtue welcome those attending and read "God is Always There."

Vice President bonnie Nichols introduced the program, "Cove's Stained Glass Windows." The windows portray Jesus Christ's life and ministry. Nichols spoke about the construction of the faceted glass winders in Milton, and noted there are only nine such windows in the world, these being made specifically for Cove Church. Eleanor Cline and Eloise Evans, assisted by Penny Mourat, explained the window's symbolism and the scripture on the the windows. Sue Hillson provided music with Enid Williams providing piano accompaniment.

Diana Durst presented devotions, reading "The Best Day of My Life," and closing with prayer.

Esten Jezerski, Diana Durst, Penny Mourat and Eleanor Cline gave reports.

The group will hold a Christmas covered-dish dinner and program "Christmas Joy" Dec. 3.

Hostesses Grace Mitchell and Betty Virtue served refreshments.

Bonnie Nichols closed the meeting with prayer.

Meridian Green association

members to host bake sale

WINTERSVILLE - Meridian Green of Wintersville's association members will host a bake sale from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday.

Hot dogs, beverages and chips will be sold.

There will be a drawing for a basket. Tickets are three for $1 or 50 cents a piece.

Stone Street Station at

Country Friends

COLLIERS - Country Friends will host the Stone Street Station band Saturday at the Memorial Hall, 67 Old Police Lodge Road, Colliers. Doors will open at 6 p.m., with the dance at 7 p.m.

Country Friends hosts events each Monday, Friday and Saturday at the hall. On Monday and Friday, doors open at 4 p.m., and open mike begins at 6 p.m. Those in attendance may bring a covered dish for the meal, which begins at 5 p.m.

Country Friends Foundation Inc. is a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting Christian friendship and brotherly love through music. All proceeds go to charity.

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

Weirton Sanitary Board to meet

WEIRTON - The Weirton Sanitary Board will hold its regular meeting at 3:30 p.m. Thursday in the board conference coom, at 5000 Freedom Way.

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