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February 3, 2014
Weirton Daily Times

Depression support group to

meet Wednesday in Wheeling

WHEELING - The Ohio Valley Depression and Support Group will meet from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Wednesday and Feb. 19 at the Wheeling Jesuit University's Whalen Hall.

The peer-led group has a facilitator and leaves participation up to those attending. The group meets the first, second and fifth Wednesdays in a month.

For information, call (304) 234-9406 or (304) 336-4186 or visit

Worldview series continues

WEIRTON - The Worldview Lecture Series will continue from 8:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Sunday at the Weirton Heights Memorial Baptist Church located at 121 Ivy St.

The topic will be archeology, including manuscript and archeological evidence for the Bible.

Registration will be held and refreshments offered beginning at 8 a.m.

For information, call (304) 374-6856, email or visit

Church plans 'singspiration'

BRIDGEPORT, Ohio - The Shiloh Temple Apostolic Church's Christian Women Missionary will hold a Winter Singspiration with the theme "Jesus, Our First Love" from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Feb. 15 at the church located at 117 First St.

Refreshments will be served following the program. All are welcome. For information, contact Sister Stephanie Smith at (740) 579-1029.

Elder Tyron Spencer is the pastor.

Chamber eyes economy

CANONSBURG, Pa. - The Washington County Chamber of Commerce will host the "Washington County: State of the Economy," presented by Community Bank, from 8 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Feb. 27 at the Hilton Garden Inn Southpointe.

For this half-day event, the chamber invited the Washington County Commissioners to host a press conference on recent economic developments and will unveil the findings of a study by Washington & Jefferson College and Marcellus Shale Coalition on the impact of the energy industry on the county. The event will conclude with a luncheon speaker from Sunoco to discuss the impact of their Mariner East project on Washington County's future.

Four Seasons meets

WEIRTON - The Four Seasons Senior Citizens held their monthly meeting Jan. 15 at the Serbian American Cultural Center.

President Norma Yoho presided.

After dinner, members heard a presentation from a representative of Weirton Medical Center on heart disease. Members acknowledged the January birthdays of Chris Gillette and Tom Maxwell and Pat and Dino Rossi's 67th anniversary.

Bev DiBaise and Tom Maxwell won the 50/50 drawing. Boyd Barker, Bob Thornburg, Barb Libengood, Jane Barney and Carolyn Shaffer also won prizes. Chuck Rupani won the free dinner.

After the meeting, members played cards and bingo.

Gerace does

community project

ERIE, Pa. - During Mercyhurst University's inaugural J-term, a three-week term between fall and spring semesters, students enrolled in the public health course medical-legal partnerships volunteered at Second Harvest Food Bank and also competed in a weeklong donation drive.

Michaela Gerace of Burgettstown was one of 18 students who helped pack more than 350 "Blizzard Boxes" and 150 backpack meals to help with food insecurity at the food bank.

In addition, students competed in a seven-day donation drive where they collected approximately 550 pairs of socks, 165 towels, 84 washcloths and 31 hand towels for the transitionally homeless population.

Tax program

provides aid

The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program is providing tax preparation free of charge.

The program is sponsored by the Internal Revenue Service in conjunction with the West Virginia Alliance for Sustainable Families. Local sites include CHANGE Inc., Mary H. Weir Public Library and Tin Mill Employees Federal Credit Union. For information, visit

WBA continues


WEIRTON - The Weirton Baseball Association will register players from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Feb. 8 at the Millsop Community Center located on Main Street. Registration is $70 per player and $140 maximum per family.

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