Lenten luncheons at Zion United
Zion United Church of Christ, 139 N. Fifth St., Steubenville, will host a soup and sandwich luncheon on Wednesday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
The menu will feature a choice of chicken noodle soup or tomato soup for $2; a ham salad sandwich or grilled cheese sandwich for $2; Jell-o salad, $1; choice of dessert, $1;chips, 50 cents; and beverage, 50 cents. Patrons can dine in or get takeout.
Advance orders can be placed by calling (740) 282-1793.
Brush Creek 50+ Club to meet
The Brush Creek 50+ Club's March meeting will be held at 6 p.m. Wednesday at the senior center.
A meeting will follow the covered-dish dinner.
Women of Moose holding blood drive
The Wellsburg Women of the Moose will sponsor an American Red Cross blood drive from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. March 22 at the Moose Lodge located at 844 Main St., Wellsburg.
All donors will receive refreshments. The drive is open to the public, and all eligible donors are welcome. Donors must bring photo identification.
Walk-ins will be accepted. Appointments can be made by calling Linda Porreca at (740) 264-4286 or (304) 737-1552.
Seniors hear update on Lancaster trip
Doris Matyas presided at the Toronto Senior Citizens meeting on March 13 where Lester Grimes was welcomed as a guest.
Bob Haught gave the blessing for the covered-dish dinner.
Kenny Woodward led the members in opening ceremonies.
A new list for new officers is available.
Reports were given by Joyce Dobbs and Rosemary Bonofine. March birthdays and anniversaries were acknowledged.
Dobbs won the 50-50 drawing. Door prize winners were Lester Grimes, Deanne Starr, Pat Balser, Judy Bickler and Nancy Taggert. The Irish wreath donated by Monica Dornbusch was won by Becky Swickard.
Lola Swanagan updated members on trips. Seats remain available for the Lancaster ("Moses") trip on May 20-21, to include a Dutch-style dinner, Kitchen Kettle Village, outlet shopping and Flight 93 Memorial.
Bingo winners were Huck Hanuscin, Terry Mamula, Emma Haught and Dee Fouts. Scat winners were Richard Dobbs, Terry Mamula, Irma Straka, Rose Dials, Marilyn Peckins and Nancy Ludewig.
The next meeting will be March 27 at the Roosevelt Building.
Unionport Grange hosts meeting
The Unionport Community Grange No. 2728 members hosted the Jefferson County Pomona Grange No. 41 meeting recently.
A monetary gift will be sent to Urban Mission for the Feinstein matching hunger program.
Sis Brannon, lecturer, presented a St. Patrick's Day program.
The next meeting will be held at 1 p.m. on May 10 at the Liberty Grange hall in New Alexandria.
Pie sale to benefit Special Olympics
Brooke County Special Olympics will hold a pie sale through April 1.
A variety of pies produced by The Pie Shoppe as well as cherry tarts, pumpkin rolls, nut logs and plain or raisin Easter bread will be sold, with orders delivered on April 13, in time for Easter. To place an order, call (304) 797-1574 or (304) 737-1376.
Sisters of the Garibaldi to meet
The Sisters of the Garibaldi will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the lodge. Annual dues will be taken at the meeting. All members are encouraged to attend.
Library to show 'The Book Thief'
The Brooke County Public Library will be showing the PG-13-rated film, "The Book Thief," at 1 p.m. Friday.
The film is based on a best-selling book about a girl who transforms the lives of those around her during World War II in Germany. Call (304) 737-1551 to reserve a seat and popcorn.
Crocheting group meets Wednesday
The Brooke County Public Library's Crocheting Group will meet at 5 p.m. Wednesday.
The group is for adults, beginners through experts. Participants should bring their own supplies and projects. For those needing help, someone will be available to assist or offer instruction.
Call (304) 737-1551 to register for the free group.
Craft class offered Thursday
The Brooke County CEOS Tent Club will be holding a craft class at 11 a.m. Thursday at the Brooke County Public Library in Wellsburg.
Members will teach participants how to make a fun fur spring wreath. The wreath and fun fur will be provided by the library. Participants should bring what they would like to use to decorate their wreath, such as plastic eggs, flowers and butterflies.
Call (304) 737-1551 to register for the free class.