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November 30, 2012
Weirton Daily Times

Eldurays at

Country Friends

Country Friends will host the Eldurays band on Saturday at the Memorial Hall located at 402 Old Police Lodge Road in Colliers.

Country Friends has events each Monday, Friday and Saturday at the Memorial Hall. The doors open at 6 p.m. each Saturday, and the dance starts at 7 p.m.

On Mondays and Fridays, the doors open at 4 p.m., and open mic begins at 6 p.m. Participants can bring a covered dish if they so desire for the meal that begins at 5 p.m.

Country Friends Foundation Inc. is a nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting Christianity, friendship and brotherly love through music. All proceeds go to charity. For information, call (304) 527-4253 or (304) 797-1270.

Art show under

way at EGCC

Eastern Gateway Community College of Steubenville is hosting a five-person art show through Dec. 7 in the lobby of the Jefferson County Campus.

The exhibit features the work of Steubenville Art Association members Lillian Brue, Jim Gorney, Virginia Price, Helen Sweeney and Jim Watson.

The free exhibit is open to the public.

Upcoming library programs detailed

The Public Library of Steubenville and Jefferson County has announced the following programs planned at its branches:

Gaming for teens will be at the Schiappa branch on Wednesday at 5:30 p.m.

Story Time for children ages 4 and 5 will be held at the Dillonvale-Mount Pleasant branch on Tuesday at 5:30 p.m. Register by calling the library at (740) 769-2090. The Toronto branch also will offer Story Time on Monday at 5 p.m.

Play and Learn the Alphabet for caregiver and children ages 2-6 will be held at the Adena branch on Monday at 11:15 a.m. and at the main library on Tuesday at 6 p.m.

Cooking club will be held at the Schiappa branch on Monday at 6 p.m. There is a $10 donation to participate. Watch cooking demonstration and try samples. Register by calling (740) 264-6166.

The Tiltonsville branch's book-to-movie club will meet Thursday at 6 p.m. For information, call (740) 859-5163.

Babygarten for caregiver and children ages birth to 24 months will be offered at the Schiappa branch Wednesday at 10:30 a.m. A free book will be given to those who attend while supplies last.

Get Tech Help for how to download materials from the library's website to devices on Monday from 1:30 p.m. to 3 p.m., then again from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Make an appointment by calling the library at (740) 264-6166.

Make and take craft time will be offered Dec. 3 any time from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. at the Tiltonsville branch and Tuesday at the Brilliant branch any time from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.

A family movie will be shown at the Brilliant branch on Thursday at 6 p.m. and at the Tiltonsville branch on Dec. 8 at noon.

Moving On

members gather

Moving On held its monthly luncheon and meeting Nov. 11 at Undo's with President Norma Boni presiding.

Christine Brown gave a reading, "An American Will Fight For His Freedom," in honor of Veterans Day. Jack Davis gave the blessing.

Carol Zagula attended as a guest. Brown, Steve Ornowski, Cecelia Arrico, Joe Povach, Jim Boulson, Ruth Jackson, Fred Vogt and Martha White donated fall flowers to decorate the tables.

Accordionist Rick Pastre of Smithfield provided entertainment.

Reports were given by Lucretia "Toots" Ross, secretary, and Margaret Chapman, treasurer. Chapman and Katy Roshac prepared a new directory and gave a copy to each member.

David Kramarich and Madeline Michael conducted the 50/50 drawing, which was won by Marcia Bishop. Other prize winners were Eleanor Cooper, Julie Coughlin, Martha Wright, Becky Michalka, Mary Ann Kramer, Richard Wiley, June Puskarich, Nick Rodriguez, Helen Parrish, Pat Prosperi and Richard Kimmel.

The next meeting will be held Dec. 9 at Undo's with Thomas Graham providing entertainment. Members were reminded to bring a Christmas card with a lottery ticket enclosed.

Anyone interested in joining can contact Janet Saner at (740) 537-4487. Dues are $10 annually, and the meal is $11.

Lupus group to

hear DuBeck

Guest speaker Laurel DuBeck will discuss "Stress & Burnout" at the Lupus support group meeting set for Monday at the Hampton Inn, 820 University Blvd., Steubenville, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Walter and Pat Howard are project coordinators. Iris Callahan is an outreach worker.

An outing is planned Dec. 7 to Steubenville High School's alumni orchestra concert, beginning at 7 p.m. at Steubenville High School.

Weirton auxiliary

planning parties

The Weirton American Legion Post 10 Auxiliary held its monthly meeting Nov. 19 at the post hall on Pennsylvania Avenue, with President Shirley Brecht presiding.

Chaplain Wanda Perrone gave the invocation and held a moment of silence in memory of deceased members. Reports were given by Clara Robinson, secretary, and Loretta Fabian, treasurer.

Brecht welcomed new member Doreen Holestein, who was sworn in and pinned.

Historian Joan Spano reported the group received a congratulatory letter on its Korean War veterans dinner from Tri-State Medical Group. Spano plans to send Christmas cards to veterans at Serra Manor and Geriatric Center.

Perrone reported on cards sent, and Brecht read a thank-you note from Duke Horstemeyer for the Korean veterans dinner.

Brecht placed a wreath Nov. 12 at the Millsop Community Center on behalf of the auxiliary as part of the Veterans Day ceremonies.

The group will hold its children's Christmas party at 5 p.m. Dec. 7 and the adults' party at 5 p.m. Dec. 8. The auxiliary Christmas party is at 6 p.m. Dec. 17 at Undo's.

Auxiliary members agreed to purchase new wreaths for the auxiliary and Gold Star Mothers and donate two gift cards for two local families in need for the holidays.

Betty Chappell won the 50/50 drawing.

Perrone gave the closing prayer.

The next meeting will be Jan. 21 at the post hall.

Mingo Knights

list events

The Mingo Knights of Colunbus Council 4361 has announced events for December, including the council meeting to be held at 7:30 p.m. Dec. 6.

Snacks will be available after the meeting.

The council's Christmas party will be held Dec. 8, beginning at 5:30 p.m.

The children's Christmas party is scheduled for 2 p.m. Dec. 16. Co-sponsored by John "Wiz" Fabian and John "Scott" Fabian, the event is open to Knights families and grandchildren and children of Mingo Junction.

"Please try to call in with a head count of children coming," said Shawn Zarych, grand knight. Call (740) 535-8037 and leave a message or contact Zarych at (740) 381-1385.

There will be no meeting on Dec. 20.

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