Community happenings

Weirton church hosting

corn festival on Sunday

WEIRTON — Christ United Methodist Church will hold its 14th-annual Corn Festival on Sunday from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. at the church, located at 3598 Pennsylvania Ave., Weirton Heights.

This year’s event will be takeout only and will feature corn on the cob, pulled pork, baked beans, cole slaw and Texas sheet cake.

There will be no advance ticket sales. The cost at the door will be $10 for adults, $5 for children 6-12 and free for children under 6. Corn also will be available for purchase.

Event planners are Diane Kopa, Jackie Nixon, Lois Cox, Beverly Myers and Pat Cotherman; and back, Corinda Nail, Dave Dalton and Mike Bigler. The Rev. Carol McKay is the church’s pastor.

Toronto Sunrise Seniors

enjoy summer picnic

TORONTO — The Toronto Sunrise Seniors met July 23 at Stratton Park for their summer picnic.

Members enjoyed lunch and dinner with card games and fellowship sandwiched in the middle. Gloria Boley gave the blessing for the meal.

A club spokesperson noted new friendships were formed and old friendships were renewed. “The weather was spectacular with low humidity and beautiful sunshine — it was just perfect.”

No business meeting was held.

The 50-50 drawing was won by Judy Sabol and Peggy Nordenger. Gift cards were won by Marlene Garrett, Beverly Anderson, Bill Black, Bonnie Wilson, Dorothy Pavelka, Louie Nelson, Bob Deku, Phyllis Smith, Jay Smith, Gloria Howard, Rita Carnahan and Dave Trudick.

Bingo winners were Carolyn McCart, Gloria Boley, Marlene Garrett, Tim Gribben, Nancy Bodrog, Bonnie Wilson, Mary Lou Deku, Phyllis Smith, Don Pritts, and Judy Sabol.

The August kitchen committee will be Rex and Betty Mossor, Mary and Bill Edwards, Mary Lou and Bob Deku, Donna Twyford and Sharon Grim. The next meeting is scheduled for Aug. 13 at 5:00 at the Karaffa Recreation Complex. Any senior citizen interested in joining the group is invited to attend.


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