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Jeep show, bon fire, movie

at Brentwood UMC Saturday

WINTERSVILLE — A free 374 Off-Road Jeep Show will be held Saturday at Brentwood United Methodist Church, located at 148 Stephen St., Wintersville, off Bantam Ridge Road.

“Come on out and show that trail rig, show that Mall Krawler, show those Seven Slots and have fun with like-minded enthusiasts,” an event spokesperson noted.

Registration begins at 3 p.m. with the show starting at 4 p.m.

There will be a bon fire and drive-in movie featuring “Facing the Giants” at dusk.

Tri-State Winemakers Club

scheduled to meet tonight

STEUBENVILLE — The Tri-State Winemakers Club met Sept. 9 with 10 members in attendance.

Vice President Jon Patton presided at the meeting where plans were finalized for the location of the Christmas party to be held on Dec. 10.

Discussion was held regarding members’ interest in participating in a possible upcoming wine-tasting.

The use of gravity feed filters was mentioned in the wine-making process. An outing to help pick grapes at a local winery was proposed. Carol Patton presented information on the number of grapes needed to make one glass, one bottle, 10 bottles and one barrel of wine.

The October meeting will be held tonight with Wilson and Linda Cole hosting.

The club meets the second Thursday of each month at 6:30 p.m. at Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church in Steubenville. For information contact President Wendell Barner at barnerwl1@aol.com.

EDGE basketball registration

is continuing through Oct. 30

STEUBENVILLE — EDGE sports basketball registration is continuing until Oct. 30, according to a spokesperson from First Westminster Presbyterian Church.

The divisions will cap 80 spots for the boys’ division and 60 spots for each girls’ division. It is for students in grades one through six. The cost is $60.

The EDGE sports concept was formed seven years ago when several retired coaches were getting together for Bible study. “We wanted to reach kids and promote Christian core values and go beyond what they were learning on the court,” notes an explanation on the website, www.EdgeSportsOV.com, where registration is conducted. “We have involved the community through sponsorships, schools, coaches, chaplains and the church. Basketball is our hook — in our seventh season, we will again involved more than 275 kids.”

Players will be placed on teams, and players will be notified within the first two weeks of November. All players must attend one of two clinics at Steubenville High School. The clinic dates are:

Oct. 23: 11:30 a.m., grades one and two; 12:30 p.m., grades three and four; and 1:30 p.m., grades five and six.

Oct. 28: 5:30 p.m., grades one and two; 6:30 p.m., grades three and four; and 7:30 p.m., grades five and six.

Questions can be sent by e-mail to firstwestpc@gmail.com or call First Westminster Presbyterian Church, 235 N. Fourth St., Steubenville, at (740) 282-4591.

East Springfield Community Center dinner is canceled

EAST SPRINGFIELD — The East Springfield Community Center has canceled its monthly fundraiser dinner that was to have been held Thursday at the center for a lack of volunteers.

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