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January 30, 2014
Weirton Daily Times

Follansbee Branch Library to

hold story hours on Mondays

FOLLANSBEE - The Follansbee Branch of the Brooke County Public Library will hold story hours at noon Monday and Feb. 10, 17 and 24.

The free story hours are open to children, ages 2-5, and their caregivers. Call (304) 527-0860 to register.

Children's knitting group to meet

WELLSBURG - The Brooke County Public Library's Kids Knitting Group, for children in third grade and up, will meet from 5:45 p.m. to 7 p.m. Wednesday.

Children should bring yard and needles or loom. Call (304) 737-1551 to register for the free program.

Church holding meatloaf dinner

WEIRTON - St. Thomas Episcopal Church will hold a meatloaf dinner from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Feb. 7 at the church located on Three Springs Drive.

Dinner includes meatloaf, mashed potatoes and gravy, vegetables and Italian bread. The cost is $6.50. Drinks are $1 and desserts are 50 cents.

For information, call (304) 723-4120.

Valentine cooking class set

WELLSBURG - Nora Bell will share recipes for Valentine's Day treats at a cooking class for adults set for 11 a.m. Feb. 8 at the Brooke County Public Library.

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

Lecture series continues

WEIRTON - The fourth Worldview Scholarship Lecture session will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Feb. 8 at Weirton Heights Memorial Baptist Church.

The topic is archaeological evidence to support the Bible.

Registration begins at 8 a.m., and refreshments will be provided during registration.

For information, visit the Facebook page by search "Worldview Scholarships."

Valentine's pasta dinner to be held

COLLIERS - Olde St. John's Episcopal Church will hold its annual Valentine's Day spaghetti dinner from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. Feb. 8.

The church's social hall will be decorated with candles for the event, which is open to couples or groups. Take-out also will be available.

The cost is $7.50 for adults and $5 for children under 12 for the meal, which will include pasta with home-made meat or marinara sauce, salad and choice of beverage and dessert.

Pancake breakfast to be held

COLLIERS - The Colliers Volunteer Fire Department Auxiliary will hold a pancake breakfast from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. Feb. 15 at the Colliers Fire Hall.

The cost is $6 and includes all you can eat pancakes, sausage, scrambled eggs, coffee and juice. Waffles and take-out will be available.

Story hour to begin

WEIRTON - The Mary H. Weir Public Library will hold pre-school story hour for children 3 to 5 years old, beginning March 3, at the library located at 3442 Main St.

Evening sessions will be held from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. Mondays, and morning sessions will be held from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Tuesdays.

To register a children, contact Barb Canterbury at (304) 797-8510.

Nominees sought

WASHINGTON, Pa. - The Washington County Chamber of Commerce is seeking nominations for the Athena Award, which will be presented May 9 at the Hilton Garden Inn at Southpointe.

The award recognizes outstanding leaders who assist women in achieving their full leadership potential. Nominees must either live or work in Washington County, and both women and men are eligible.

Candidates also should demonstrate excellence, creativity and initiative in their business or profession and improve the quality of live in their community.

To receive a nomination form, contact the chamber at (724) 225-3010.

The nomination deadline is March 3.

Tax assistance offered

WEIRTON - Free assistance in filing income tax returns is available through the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program at C.H.A.N.G.E. Inc., the Mary H. Weir Public Library and Tin Mill Employees Federal Credit Union, all in Weirton.

The program is sponsored by the Internal Revenue Service in cooperation with the West Virginia Alliance for Sustainable Families and the local agencies that host it. For dates, times and other information, call (304) 797-7733, 797-8510 or (304) 748-5811.

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