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St. Agnes CWC members schedule May 18 meeting

MINGO JUNCTION — St. Agnes Catholic Woman’s Club met April 20 in the church parish hall with Pat Cramblett presiding.

Cramblett led members in the prayer, the Pledge of Allegiance to the flag and extended the welcome, thanking the hostess committee.

Theresa Madden and Barbara Crugnale gave reports. Kathy Coldebella gave a report on cards sent to parishioners.

Cramblett reported on donation requests that were received.

The club decided to have its last meeting in May, resuming meetings in August. Various fundraisers were discussed and will be revisited and decided at the May meeting.

The Rev. James Dunfee said a parish picnic is tentatively scheduled for Aug. 14 at Aracoma Park.

Theresa Madden announced the women of the CWC will be having a potluck dinner at the May meeting on May 18. A sign-up sheet for side dishes was circulated. The entree will be provided by the CWC, which will not have a May banquet.

Dunfee gave the closing prayer for the meeting where Madden and Dorothy Mazik served as hostesses.

The door prize was won by Coldebella and the drawing by Mary Ross.

Sugar Grove UMC hosting spring sale, lunch fundraiser

TORONTO — Sugar Grove United Methodist Church, 159 county Road 68, Toronto, will host a spring basement sale fundraiser from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday.

Lunches and food will be available for sale.

Three Score Seniors hear, welcome four new members

WEIRTON — President Kathy McCarrick opened the April meeting of Three Score Seniors, which was held at Undo’s.

Bob Shirer gave the invocation and later, the benediction.

Following dinner, Savannah Schroll Guz, president and executive director of the Weirton Area Museum and Cultural Center at 3149 Main St., Weirton, updated the group on center events as the guest speaker.

Secretary Barbara Purks read minutes of the March meeting. Sunshine Chair Winnie Kemp reported on c ards sent. Birthdays were acknowledged.

Four new members were introduced — Jackie Nixon, Jim Pryor, Sandra Briggs and Randy Edwards. A moment of silence was observed in memory of Cookie Veltri, a longtime member and past president.

Vivian Weigel, reservation chair, had 35 members registered for the evening. Ann Marie Gonzales was a guest of her mother, Lois Cox.

Historian Lee Edwards had updated albums on display. Gifts were given to Larry Purks, Simone Edwards, Josie Elliott, Marlene Hare, Winnie Kemp, Mary Ann Tassey and Sonny Marino.

The next meeting will be held May 27 at Undo’s.

Weir High Class of 1970 plans reunion discussion Wednesday

WEIRTON — The Weir High Class of 1970 will meet at 6 p.m. on Wednesday at Mario’s Restaurant.

Final plans for the August “50 + 1” reunion will be discussed. All classmates and their spouses are invited to attended.

WMC Auxiliary is hosting jewelry and accessories sale

WEIRTON — The Weirton Medical Center Auxiliary will hold a $5 Masquerade jewelry and accessories sale from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m Thursday and from 7 a.m to 3 p.m. Friday in the medical center atrium located on Colliers Way.

Face masks and social distancing are required.

Jewett VFD drive-through fundraiser dinner Sunday

JEWETT — The Jewett Volunteer Fire Department, located at 208 W. Main St., Jewett, will host a drive-through barbecue chicken dinner fundraiser on Sunday. It will be held from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. or until sold out. The dinner includes half a chicken, baked beans, potato salad, roll and dessert for $12. For information, call (740) 946-2211.

Donations sought for purse bash to aid Refuge for Women

WINTERSVILLE — A purse bash to benefit Refuge for Women will be held from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. on June 12 at Zalenski’s Family Eatery at 547 Cadiz Road.

New or gently used designer purses for the event are being sought. For reservations or purse donations, call of text (740) 632-9972 or e-mail Julie.decker11@yahoo.com.

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