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Community news from throughout the area

Steubenville Woman’s Club

invites ex-members to share in 120th anniversary celebration

STEUBENVILLE — Former members of the OFWC/GFWC Woman’s Club of Steubenville are invited to reunite with the club for the 120th anniversary celebration at the Nov. 4 noon luncheon and program at the YWCA of Steubenville, 320 N. Fourth St.

Reservations are required and may be made by calling the YWCA at (740) 282-1261 by Oct. 30.

An account of the club’s history, dating from the 1899 founding meeting and a pictorial display of special club events, will be presented by Marge Bedortha, a 41-year member of the club.

Trick-or-treat breakfast for

children Saturday at Laurels

STEUBENVILLE — The Laurels of Steubenville at 500 Stanton Blvd., will be hosting a trick-or-treat breakfast for children from 8:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. on Saturday.

The event is free and open to the public. It will include a costume contest, pumpkin painting and trick-or-treating for candy.

For information, call (740) 264-5042.

Immaculate Conception

marking 50th anniversary

NEW CUMBERLAND — Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in New Cumberland will be celebrating its 50th anniversary on Sunday.

Diocese of Wheeling Charleston Bishop Mark Brennan will be officiating the 3 p.m. Mass and attending the anniversary banquet immediately afterward at the church, located at 1016 Ridge Ave.

Former pastors the Rev. Ronald Getsinger, the Rev. Douglas Sutton and the Rev. Eric Antwi, along with other priests, have been invited to attend.

More than 50 years ago, parish members took the initiative to plan and build a new facility on Ridge Avenue.

The anniversary’s aim is to honor “the hard work, dedication and sacrifices that these members of our congregation gave to their mission,” the Rev. Jeeson Stephan notes in a letter to parishioners.

“We honor all former priests and parishioners that were involved in this effort and all of those since 1969 that kept our community of faith alive and well to the present day.”

For information, phone (304) 564-5068 or e-mail iccparish@comcast.net.

Vendors being recruited

for Wintersville event

WINTERSVILLE — Wintersville Church of the Nazarene, 377 Longvue Drive, Wintersville, is recruiting vendors for a fundraiser to be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Nov. 9.

Spaces are $10 with a table provided or $5 for those who bring their own.

To reserve tables, leave a message by calling (740) 264-3688.

Proceeds will benefit the church roof replacement project.

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