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DKG-11-18-2017

DKG Society donates winterwear

Members of the Delta Kappa Gamma Society International held their annual Christmas meeting and luncheon Nov. 18 at the First Christian Church in Weirton. The Delta Kappa Gamma Society International promotes professional and personal growth of women educators and excellence in education. Members ...

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Woman’s club makes check presentations

The OFWC Woman’s Club of Steubenville held its final meeting of 2017 on Dec. 4, demonstrating generosity with the presentation of $2,000 to the United Way of Jefferson County and $1,000 to Urban Mission Ministries. Involved in the check presentations were, top left photo, from left, Roxanne ...

ATTENDEES — Among those attending the Lions Club Zone 8 meeting held recently in Winteresville were, from left, Zone 8 Chair Terry Snyder, Brilliant Lions Club President Ralph Nickoson, District Committee Chair for Diabetes Awareness Becky Thornton and past District Gov. Steve Thornton.
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Lions Zone meeting includes reports

WINTERSVILLE — The Brilliant Lions Club served as host of the Lions Club Zone 8 meeting held recently at Zalenski’s Family Eatery and Pub in Wintersville. Zone 8 Chairman Terry Snyder welcomed those attending. The invocation was given by Mingo Lions Club President Bill Snyder, and the ...

Community news from around the area

Grace’s Cupboard notes changes in December food distribution dates STEUBENVILLE — Grace’s Cupboard at Grace Lutheran Church, 2105 Sunset Blvd., will change its food distribution days to Thursday and Dec. 21 because of the holidays. Call the church at (740) 282-9064 to pre-register ...

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Making hats

Pupils attending a midweek program call CHI RHO at First Presbyterian in Toronto learned how to loom knit thanks to Carolyn Owen, back row, middle, of the church’s yarn ministry outreach. During the seven-week fall program, pupils worked on knitting their own toboggans and spent the opening ...

Community Calendar

Today Gamblers Anonymous and Gam-Anon, 7 p.m., Wheeling College, Whelan Hall, 316 Washington Ave., Wheeling. Alcoholics Anonymous, Sunday Morning Awareness Group, open discussion, 10 a.m., Trinity Medical Center East staff conference room; information, (740) 266-5081; As Bill Sees It ...

SPECIAL TREE — This 2012 photo shows Bill Glass with the Christ Tree he initiated in 2005 at Point Pleasant United Methodist Church in New Cumberland. since its inception 12 years ago, it has generated more than $27,000 to benefit local charities,  according to a church member.
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Christ Tree tradition helps local charities

NEW CUMBERLAND — Once again the Christ Tree, a giving tradition of more than 10 years, is up at Point Pleasant United Methodist Church on Wylie Ridge Road in New Cumberland. “This tree, a vehicle for local charitable giving, resulted from the witness of Bill Glass in 2005,” explained ...

News from area churches

Smithfield Council of Churches sponsoring Ron Retzer Trio concert SMITHFIELD — The Smithfield Council of Churches invites the public to an evening of special Christmas music to be performed by the Ron Retzer Trio in concert. “The Sounds Of Christmas” will be presented Sunday at ...

DONATION MADE — Donations of food were presented to Pastor D. W. Cummings at the Church Women United’s annual Christmas luncheon. The canned goods are for Bethlehem Apostolic Temple, Wheeling, and Shiloh Apostolic Faith Assembly, Weirton, pantries. On hand were, from left, Rebecca “Tish” Turner of the CWU; Pastor Cummings and his wife, Latisha Cummings; Cathy Cooper, president; and Diane Pastoric, citizens action chair.
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Church Women United hold Christmas luncheon

WEIRTON — Church Women United members met for their annual December Christmas luncheon hosted by Helen Jeter and Rebecca “Tish” Turner of the Shiloh Apostolic Faith Assembly Church, Weirton. President Cathy Cooper welcome those attending. Karen Tate gave a reading titled “Christmas ...

Church sermon topics

-- Bell Chapel United Methodist Church, Steubenville: “Pondering Words of Wisdom.” -- Buena Vista United Methodist Church, Steubenville: “Are You Ready?” -- Calvary Community Missionary Baptist Church, Steubenville: “The Word Expanded.” -- Covenant Presbyterian Church, ...