Community news from around the area
Annual ‘Stop, Shop, Cure’
fundraiser for ACS is Sunday
KNOXVILLE — Members of Team Cooper, one of the longtime participants in the Jefferson County Relay for Life, will be holding their eighth-annual “Stop, Shop, Cure” fundraiser from noon to 4 p.m. on Sunday at the Knoxville Grange Hall, located on state Route 152 in the Toronto area.
The fundraiser for the American Cancer Society will include a variety of vendors participating, including KEEP Collective, vinyl stickers crafts, Rings and Things, Usborne books and more, Color Street nails, Nu Skin, Magnabilities Jewelry, Thirty-One gifts, grave blankets and wreaths, baby blankets and wood crafts, Scentsy candles and mesh wreaths.
Lunch will be available for purchase and includes soups, sandwiches, haluski and desserts. Patrons can dine in or get take-out.
There also will be a Chinese auction. The drawing will be held at 3:30 p.m., and the winners need not be present.
Weir High Class of 1967
to hold Thursday luncheon
WEIRTON — The Weir High School Class of 1967 will hold a luncheon on Thursday, beginning at 11:30 a.m. at Mario’s Restaurant on Main Street, Weirton.
All classmates and spouses are welcome to attend.
Veterans satellite office
open Wednesday in Dillonvale
STEUBENVILLE — The satellite office of the Jefferson County Veterans Service Commission will be open from 9 a.m. to noon Wednesday at the Dillonvale City Building, 135 School St., Dillonvale, to assist veterans, dependents of veterans and/or veterans’ widows with VA pensions, compensations, burials, schooling, medical assistance and other veteran benefits.
For information or assistance, call the Veterans Service Office at (740) 283-8571 or visit the office in Suite 310 at 500 Market St., Steubenville. Office hours are 8:30 a.m. to noon and 1 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Mondays through Fridays. On the second Wednesday of the month, the office closes at noon for a board meeting.
Election Day breakfast
at East Springfield Center
EAST SPRINGFIELD — The East Springfield Community Recreation and Service Center will host an Election Day breakfast from 8 a.m. to whenever on Tuesday.
Cost is by donation. The meal includes pancakes, scrambled eggs, sausage, french toast, coffee, tea and juice.
The center is located on county Road 39 next to the East Springfield Volunteer Fire Hall.
Toronto Sunrise Seniors
have Halloween celebration
TORONTO — The Toronto Sunrise Seniors met Oct. 25 at the Roosevelt Center with President Barbara Pritts welcoming members to the Halloween celebration.
Participants came attired in costumes or crazy hats, and photographs were taken. Prior to dinner, the group acknowledged the passing of Dave Carnahan and Alice Deemer with a moment of silence observed in their memory. Gloria Boley offered the blessing for the meal.
Frank Marino and Bill Kulstad won the 50-50 drawing.
During the business meeting, reports were given by Secretary Laura Sheets and Judy Sabol, treasurer. Birthdays and anniversaries for the second half of October were acknowledged by Vice President Gloria Howard, who also conducted the health report.
The November kitchen committee includes Don and Barb Pritts, Laura Sheets, Cathy Samuel and Edie Higgins.
The trip to the school of performing arts in Midland to see “Frozen” will depart from the Roosevelt building at 12:30 p.m. on Nov. 17, it was announced.
Louie Nelson was recognized as member of the month and presented with a small gift.
Following the benediction, members participated in “progressive bingo” and listened to favorite Halloween song.
Bingo winners included Donna Twyford, Ruth White, Rex Mosser, Helen Lindsay, Gloria Howard, Judy Sabol, Lucy Timko, Gloria Boley, Susan Kulstad and Marion Wilson.
The next meeting will be held at 5 p.m. on Friday and will be the Thanksgiving meal. All senior citizens are welcome to attend.
Let’s Fight Together having
fundraiser event on Saturday
RICHMOND — A soup and sandwich and vendor fundraiser being organized by T.J. Anderson of Let’s Fight Together Ministries will be held from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Saturday at the Glenn Mills Senior Community Center, located at 7576 state Route 152 south, Richmond.
Soup, sandwiches, desserts and drinks will be available by donation. There also will be drawings, a 50-50 drawing, beef jerky for sale and 14 vendors.
All proceeds from the bake sale and 50-50 will go to the Jefferson County Humane Society and a 12-year-old fighting a rare bone cancer.
Other proceeds help support people on kidney dialysis, according to Anderson.
For information, contact Anderson by phone at (740) 543-4352 or (740) 512-3278 or by e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.