CENTER LEADERS — Members of the Ohio Valley Health Center board of directors include, front, from left, President Francesca Carinci, Acting Secretary Rosann Trimmer, Dr. Mary Mihalyo and Vicki Littlejohn; and back, Kyle Brown, Treasurer Tom Timmons, Keith Murdock, Robert A. Gribben and Mark Judy. Dr. Charn Nandra is medical director, and other board members are Gertrude DeHart, Dr. Denise Lucas, Anthony Mougianis, Executive Director Trudy Wilson and Patricia Fletcher and Dr. Frank Petrola, trustees emeritus. 
-- Janice Kiaski

Health center gala candids

Today’s page offers candids taken at the Ohio Valley Health Center’s 11th-annual gala held Sunday at St. Florian Hall in Wintersville.

SPIRIT OF GIVING — On behalf of the OFWC-GFWC Woman's Club of Steubenville, Iris Craig, center, president, presented two checks for $1,000 at the club’s April meeting. One went to the Ohio Valley Health Center, which was accepted by board President Francesca Carinci, left, and the other to the United Way of Jefferson County, accepted by Kate Sedgmer, its executive director. 
-- Janice Kiaski

Club presents checks, adds member

STEUBENVILLE — The OFWC-GFWC Woman’s Club of Steubenville is edging closer to the end of its 2016-17 club year of meetings with only two more to go. The club will meet Monday at the Steubenville Country Club for its noon luncheon and business meeting where Beth Rupert Warren and Soundra ...

Community happenings

Fort’s annual dinner meeting has a different element to it STEUBENVILLE — The annual meeting and dinner of the Old Fort Steuben Project will be held May 10 at Hellenic Hall at Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church located at 300 S. Fourth St. And organizers of the event note that there ...

4-H club news

43 Ramblers The 43 Ramblers 4-H Club members distributed the chocolate-covered Oreos and pretzels that were chosen as a fundraiser at the meeting held at the Glenn Mills Senior Community Center in Richmond. Kyle Koehnlein presided at the meeting attended by 11. Member reports were heard, ...

A FESTIVE DISH — Cinco de Mayo will be observed May 5. Mexican dishes will be abundant that day along with some celebrating.
-- Esther McCoy

It’s time to celebrate Cinco de Mayo

Cinco de Mayo is Spanish and stands for the fifth of May. This is a day to commemorate the Mexican Army’s unlikely victory over the French forces at the Battle of Puebla in 1862 for that nationality. In the United States, the celebration is associated with Mexican-American food, wearing ...

Community happenings

Benefit softball tournament Sunday at Belleview Park STEUBENVILLE — The second-annual Jordyn Spencer Draft Softball Tournament will be held from 9a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday at Belleview Park in Steubenville. The fundraiser benefits Let’s Fight Together kidney dialysis and Robyn Sloss’ ...

GETTING READY — The Ohio Valley Chorale will perform its first concert for the public on Sunday beginning at 3 p.m. at First Westminster Presbyterian Church located at 235 N. Fourth St., Steubenville. Some of the members are shown during a recent weekly rehearsal. 
-- Contributed

Ohio Valley Chorale inaugural concert set

STEUBENVILLE — The Ohio Valley Chorale, a new local community choir looking to carry on the tradition of the former longtime Steubenville Civic Choral Society, will perform its inaugural concert Sunday, beginning at 3 p.m. at First Westminster Presbyterian Church, 235 N. Fourth St., ...

Community happenings

Moving On schedules next meeting for May 7 at Undo’s WEIRTON — Members of Moving On met April 2 at Undo’s in Weirton with President Lucretia “Toots” Ross welcoming members and guest Kathy Shultz. Opening ceremonies included Nancy Sollinger leading the group in singing. Jim ...

EVENT ORGANIZERS — Dan Wood and Shannon Rantala are serving as co-chairs of the 22nd-annual Steubenville Area Relay for Life to benefit the American Cancer Society. It will be held June 17 at the Robert Kettlewell Memorial Stadium on the campus of Indian Creek High School in Wintersville, beginning at noon and ending at midnight.
-- Janice Kiaski

Relay plans picnic, needs test drivers

STEUBENVILLE — Fundraisers and specifics about a June picnic for cancer survivors were topics discussed during the April planning meeting for the 22nd-annual Steubenville Area Relay for Life to benefit the American Cancer Society. The meeting was led by Dan Wood, who is co-chairing the relay ...

FASHION HISTORY — Sisters Gemma, Harmony, Leslie, Rue and Abiah Arendt presented a history of fashion for the Fort Steuben Daughters of the American Revolution members at their April 8 meeting.
-- Contributed

DAR program focuses on changes in fashions

STEUBENVILLE — The Fort Steuben Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution met April 8 at Froehlich’s Classic Corner Restaurant. Chapter Regent Karen Blanc called the meeting to order. Participants in opening ceremonies included Flag Chair Rebecca Hersko, Second Vice Regent ...