Community news from around the area
Salvation Army launches
virtual kettle campaign
STEUBENVILLE — The Salvation Army of Steubenville has launched a virtual red kettle campaign to accommodate those who may want to give but won’t be at their physical sites throughout the area.
The virtual kettle campaign goal is $5,000, according to Capts. Mike and Angie Smith, commanding officers of the Steubenville post at 332 N. Fourth St., Steubenville.
A promotional flier reads: “We need your help. This year many people are hurting from the pandemic. There are 117 families signed up for Christmas. We are planning on 250 meals for Thanksgiving and New Year’s, and year-round we serve people with emergency food and utility assistance.”
To donate, visit the link at http://salarmy.us/steubenvilleredkettle.
Orders being taken for
Christmas nutroll sale
MINGO JUNCTION — The First United Presbyterian Church at 650 McLister Ave. will be holding its annual Christmas nutroll sale on Dec. 14.
To place an order soon call (740) 535-0309 or (740) 535-2027.
Patrons should leave a message giving their name, phone number and number of nutrolls ordered.
The price of each nutroll is $10 and can be picked up between the hours of 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. in the church social hall.
“We ask that you please wear a mask when entering the church and use the hand sanitizer provided,” a church spokesperson noted.
OVBPW suspends meetings
STEUBENVILLE — The Ohio Valley Business and Professional Women’s Club has suspended its meetings until further notice, according to an e-mail notice sent to the membership by Phyllis Riccadonna, president. Any plans for future meetings will come in the new year.
Center closed for holiday
FOLLANSBEE — The Brooke County Senior Center will be closed Thursday and Friday.