'Delicious Dessert Challenge' set
The Weirton Elks Lodge 1801 will be holding the first "Delicious Dessert Challenge" from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. March 15 at the lodge located on Main Street in downtown Weirton.
Both members and guests may enter, and those planning to enter are asked to sign up at the club. There is no fee to enter the challenge.
To taste desserts and cast votes for the best dessert costs $3 for adults and $2 for children 12 and under. Elks House Committee Chair Richard "Dick" Pannett and committee are in charge of the event.
For information, call (304) 748-0565.
Sands of Time at Country Friends
Country Friends will host the Sands of Time band Saturday at the Memorial Hall located at 67 Old Police Lodge Road, Colliers.
The doors open at 6 p.m., and the dance begins at 7 p.m. The group holds covered-dish dinners and open mic nights Mondays and Fridays. The doors open at 4 p.m., the meal begins at 5 p.m., and open mic begins at 6 p.m.
Country Friends Inc. is a nonprofit organization dedicate to promoting Christianity, friendship and brotherly love through music. All proceeds go to charity. For information, call (304) 527-3322 or (304) 479-1270 or visit the website at www.countryfriendsfoundation.com.
Mended Hearts Chapter to meet
The Mended Hearts Chapter 087 will meet at 1 p.m. on March 13 in the library of the Prime Time Senior Center on Lovers Lane, Steubenville.
Annette Fleming of the Prime Time Office on Aging will be the guest speaker.
Members are invited to have lunch at the senior center prior to the meeting.
Reservations are required by calling the center at (740) 314-5197. The cost is $2.
Guests are welcome at the meeting.
The Jan. 9 meeting where President Jim Thompson presided was held at the center and featured Christine Gampolo as guest speaker. A clinical education specialist with Trinity Health System, she presented information on heart-healthy eating and reading food labels. In response to questions about diet choices when multiple medical conditions exist, she offered several tips and food exchange suggestions.
Larry Bauer won the 50-50, donating the proceeds back to the treasury.
The business meeting included a report by Betty Thompson that 13 visits for December were logged and that the number of visits has been steadily on the decline.
The club has about 80 pillows left for assembly.
Members agreed to staff an informational table at Heartland in February.
The March meeting will include nominations and the election of officers.
Questions can be directed to Jim and Betty Thompson at (740) 282-0740.