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May 24, 2013
Weirton Daily Times

Band Parents' calendar upcoming

The Toronto Band Parents will accept orders for its annual Community Birthday Calendar until June 14. All proceeds from the calendar sale will support the Toronto High School Marching Band. The calendar produced will begin with the month of September 2013 and continue through until the end of August 2014. Calendars can be ordered from any member of the Toronto Band Parents or by contacting Carolyn Rodesh at (740) 632-9521; or Julie Ault at (740) 424-8805. Each calendar costs $10 and includes five calendar listings. Additional birthdates, anniversaries, in memory of and in service listings are available for 50 cents each. No listings from previous years will be included unless they are resubmitted this year. A decorative color photo of the Toronto High School Marching Band will be placed at the top of the calendar. All orders must be pre-paid.

Activities at First Presbyterian

Sunday - Sunday school begins at 9:40 a.m.; worship at 11 a.m.

Wednesday - Choir practice begins at 7 p.m.

Thursday - The yarn ministry meets at 10 a.m.

Riverview United Methodist Church

June 2 - Toronto Community Summer Bash at Riverview United Methodist Church from noon until 2 p.m. at 105 N. River Ave. Inflatables, games, music and food will be part of the fun. The event is free to Toronto children.

June 3-7 - The church Vacation Bible School is planned from 5:45 p.m. until 8 p.m.

The first 100 children up to seventh grade that register /attend will receive a free Vacation Bible School T-shirt. Only youth sizes are available. Register at the summer kickoff bash from noon to 2 p.m. on June 2.

The church office is open from 8 a.m. until noon Mondays through Fridays. For information, call (740) 537-2210.

The Toronto Unit of the Salvation Army located in the Riverview Church is available from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. For information, call (740) 537-4737.

North River Avenue Christian events

Sunday - The worship service begins at 9:45 a.m. At 10:45 a.m. the junior church worship service meets in the junior area downstairs. The service is for ages 5 to fourth grade. Sunday school begins at 11 a.m. The youth group meets at 6 p.m. The evening service begins at 7 p.m.

Monday - The Boy Scouts will meet at 6:30 p.m.

Wednesday - Bible study will begin at 7 p.m. in the overflow room opposite the sanctuary. Adult choir rehearsal will follow at 8:15 p.m.

Sunday - The graduation service is at 9:45 a.m.

First United Methodist Church

Sunday - The worship service will begin at 8:30 a.m. Sunday school begins at 9:30 a.m. The worship service begins at 10:45 a.m. This is graduation service Sunday and memorial Sunday.

Monday - Office closed.

Thursday - T.O.P.S. will meet at 5:30 p.m.

Friday - T.O.P.S. meets at 9 a.m.

Events at Bible Methodist Church

Upcoming events at Toronto Bible Methodist Church include:

Sunday - Morning Sunday school, 10 a.m.; service, 11 a.m.; evening service, 6 p.m.; weekly Bible study, 5:30 p.m.

Salvation Army Toronto Unit prescription assistance program

Those between ages 18-64 who have no prescription drug insurance can call (740) 537-2210 for assistance. A team of volunteers will help clients apply for low-cost or no-cost medications. The free program has been providing assistance since 2002 at the Riverview United Methodist Church, 105 N. River Ave. Assistance is provided on the first Thursday of each month from 10 a.m. to noon. The entrance to the church is handicap accessible.

Those age 65 or older and who have no prescription insurance are eligible for the program.

This is not a distribution center for medications, but a volunteer-based program that assists in filling out paperwork and sending in necessary applications to drug manufacturers. Once approved, clients begin receiving medications directly from companies in six to eight weeks.

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