Community news from around the area
Mingo Woman’s club meets,
hears variety of reports
MINGO JUNCTION — The GFWC Woman’s Club of Mingo held its November meeting at Bay Six Project conference room on Commercial Street in Mingo Junction.
President Sharon Cole-Isner gave the welcome.
Shelly Bateman gave the blessing, and Cole-Isner led the members in the Pledge of Allegiance to the flag and the club collect.
Monthly reports were given by Roetta Lewis and Cole-Isner. Correspondence received involved requests for donations.
A report was given on the Christmas Lottery Tree drawing, which will be held at the Dec. 10 meeting.
Joanne Gorney, chairman, gave a report on the Sees candy fundraiser.
Stephanie Rouse reported on the RADA Cutlery sales that are continuing through the end of the year with on-line and in-person orders accepted.
It was announced that unpaid dues are due and should be sent to Treasurer Kathy Maguschak.
Because of the pandemic, it was decided not to do the Christmas Kids project this year.
Lewis and Janet Petrella were hostesses for the evening meeting where masks were worn and social distancing was observed.
The next meeting is tentatively scheduled for Dec. 10 at the Bay 6 Conference Room.
Christmas cookie sale Dec. 12
at St. Joseph’s in Weirton
WEIRTON — A cash-only homemade Christmas cookie sale to benefit St. Joseph the Worker Grade School will be held from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Dec. 12 at St. Joseph Grade School gymnasium, 151 Michael Way, Weirton.
The cost is $4 per half dozen (all pre-packaged). Face masks and social distancing will be required.
Dates of virtual town hall meetings are announced
CHARLESTON — The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources will hold several virtual town hall meetings on various aspects of its substance abuse response plan.
They will be held from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on the following dates: community engagement and support, Wednesday; health systems, Thursday; treatment, recovery and research, Dec. 8; court systems and justice-involved populations, Dec. 9; law enforcement, Dec. 10; and public education, Dec. 15.
To register, visit www.HelpandHopeWV.org/adcp.
Brilliant UMC planning
Dec. 12 Christmas bazaar
BRILLIANT — The Brilliant United Methodist Church will hold its annual Christmas bazaar on Dec. 12 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
The church is located at 525 LaBelle St., Brilliant.
Cookies, nutrolls, fudge and crafts will be available. Social distancing will be observed, and masks are required.
Weirton church holding
Christmas pie sale Dec. 19
WEIRTON — The First United Methodist Church in Weirton is holding a Christmas pie sale with delivery on Dec. 19
Fruit and cream pies are $10 each. Pecan pies and nut rolls are $12 each. Orders and payments are due by Sunday. For information or to place an order, call Holly at (304) 374-0945.
UMWA Local 1304 announces
Saturday meeting is canceled
HOPDALE — The United Mine Workers of America Local 1304 has canceled its regular meeting that would have been held Saturday at 10 a.m. at the American Legion in Hopedale.
It has been canceled because of the increase of coronavirus cases.
20th Century Club not meeting
FOLLANSBEE — The Friday meeting of the Follansbee 20th Century Club has been canceled.
Any members who have not yet sent in their dues in are advised to do so as soon as possible.