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Wintersville Woman’s Club conducting drive-through, seeks help from community

WINTERSVILLE — The Wintersville Woman’s Club will be holding a drive-through Thursday in the parking lot of the St. Florian Event Center that’s open not only to its membership, but to the general public as well.

Club President Pat Ketzell announced the drive-through will be held from noon to 2 p.m. and will involve four collections. They are:

– Blankets for local dialysis patients, which Ketzell explained were supposed to have been collected at the club’s November meeting, but it was canceled.

– New and gently used men, women’s ad children’s shoes for Soles4Souls, a Nashville-based charity, that collects new and used shoes and redistributes them through direct donations to people in need and through micro-enterprise partners, according to its website.

– Nonperishable items such as canned or boxed goods — cake mixes and pudding, for example — for donation to local food pantries.

– A Christmas gift for a girl or girl from birth to age 18. The gifts should not be wrapped.

For information, contact Ketzell at (740) 635-0126 or Marjean Sizemore, a member of the local club and president of the General Federation of Women’s Clubs/Ohio Federation of Women’s Clubs for the 2020-22 term, at (740) 264-3474.

Fun Seekers cancel meetings for December, January

WEIRTON — President Judi Gaynor welcomed members to the Nov. 4 meeting of the Fun Seekers, which was held at Undo’s in Weirton.

Guests introduced included Ed Zeigler and Vickie Zeigler, guests of Mary Alice Meyer; Bob Comisso and Joseph Comisso, guests of Joanne Llewellyn; and Jeff McGee and Paula McGee, guests of Harold Snyder.

Frank Vostatek led the opening ceremony in prayer followed by the Pledge of Allegiance. Those celebrating birthdays and anniversaries in November were announced. Entertainment was provided by Jack Giacomel.

Several upcoming trips were announced, including, April 3, “Pretty Woman,” Benedum in Pittsburgh; April 15-16, Vera Bradley Outlet sale; and June 18, Ohio State Theater, “The Tabuchi Shows,” Sugar Creek. All trips are open to the public. For information about trips, contact Regina at (304) 723-0419.

The December meeting scheduled for Wednesday has been canceled by the club president because of the rising number of COVID-19 cases in the county. There also will be no January meeting.


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