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January 28, 2014
Weirton Daily Times

Immaculate Heart of Mary Council

sets Knights of Columbus degrees

Knights of Columbus Council No. 472 has scheduled a first and second degree for Thursday beginning at 7 p.m. at the council hall located on Two Ridges road, Wintersville.

Candidates for the first degree are to be there by 6:30 p.m. A second degree exemplification will follow immediately after the first degree.

All members are asked to attend the degrees and welcome the new brother knights. The degrees are open to anyone wanting to become a knight in the Steubenville-Wintersville, Toronto and Mingo areas.

Questions pertaining to the degrees can be directed to Bill DiMarzio, grand knight, at (740) 264-4773.

Following the degrees, refreshments will be served to all attending

Brooke County Library to show

'Lee Daniels The Butler'

The Brooke County Public Library in Wellsburg will be showing the film, "Lee Daniels' The Butler," at 1 p.m. Friday.

The PG-13-rated film is about a White House butler who served eight American presidents over three decades. Call (304) 737-1551 to reserve a seat and popcorn for the free screening.

Weirton Legion Post 10 Auxiliary

welcomes two new members

The Weirton American Legion Post 10 Ladies Auxiliary met Jan. 20 with President Shirley Brecht presiding for the business session.

Opening ceremonies were led by Brecht, Chaplain Marcy Spano and Secretary Clara Robinson. Treasurer Gloria Jerrel gave the financial report.

Robinson read thank-you letters from Dr. Ray Greco, Frank Porco and the Community Bread Basket.

Linda Boyd of Follansbee and Sally Wein of Pennsylvania were welcomed as new members.

Brecht reported on the Christmas parties and thanked the auxiliary, post and those who helped with parties. Several members took comfort items to a local geriatric center and distributed them to residents.

Eve Fabianich, who was auxiliary president 50 years ago, gave a broach, necklace and gavel pin to the auxiliary.

Brecht won the 50/50 drawing.

Spano led the closing prayer.

Jerrel and Edith Truax will serve refreshments in April.

Officers were to meet at 1 p.m. today at the post, and the auxiliary will meet there at 6:30 p.m. on Feb. 17.

Brooke Library to host

princess-themed story time

The Brooke County Public Library in Wellsburg will hold an evening princess-themed story time with Kim Harless at 5:30 p.m. Thursday.

Children are invited to dress as their favorite princess and enjoy princess stories, a craft and other activities.

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

Mallet Ensemble to perform

for Music Club luncheon

The Mallet Ensemble from Wheeling Symphony will perform for the Thursday Music Club luncheon at 11 a.m. on Feb. 6 at St. James Evangelical Lutheran Church, 1409 Chapline St., Wheeling.

Betty Davis, president, will conduct a business meeting before the performance. After the performance, a luncheon will be catered by member Judi Porterfield. There is a fee for the luncheon, and reservations are due by Feb. 3 by calling Emily Mayer at (304) 232-1714 or Beverly Harrigan at (304) 232-0172.

Members Kitty Patrick and Lynn Welsh will greet and welcome members and guests. Member Judy Szymialis is responsible for table appointments.

The study group will meet at 1 p.m. on Feb. 10 at St. James Evangelical Lutheran Church. Mayer is the presenter. For information, call Lois Neitzelt, chairman, at (304) 232-0425.

The Thursday Music Club Chorus, under the direction of Anita Chops and Debbie Brieding as accompanist, began its practices on Jan. 8 from 10 a.m. to noon at Elm Grove United Methodist Church.

They performed several concerts over the holidays and are now practicing for the spring concert scheduled to be held April 3.

For information about the chorus, contact Chops at (304) 242-1455.

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