Antonio Meucci Lodge wraps up final 2013 meeting with party

WEIRTON – The Antonio Meucci Lodge met Dec. 10 at Undo’s with President Regina Truax calling the meeting to order.

Anthony LaRosa gave the invocation and Boyd Barker led in opening exercises.

Truax welcomed guests Earl Wendt, Albert Veltri, Bridget and James Akin, Silva Camilli, Patrick Camilli and new members Maryann Perko and John Sprotta.

The meeting was dispensed with so members could enjoy the Christmas party.

Rick Pastor entertained by playing Christmas music on the accordion.

Club members donated canned goods to the Community Bread Basket.

Truax announced the following trips:

March 29, doo-wop concert at the Capitol Theater in Wheeling;

May 9-10, Sight and Sound Theatre in Lancaster, Pa.; and

May 23-27, New York City.

For information, contact Truax at (304) 723-0419.

Those interested in joining the lodge also can contact Truax.

Mary Lou Rossi won the 50/50 drawing, and Larry Purks won the Undo’s gift certificate.

Ralph Barone, Adalgisa D’Amico, Anthony LaRosa, Earl Wendt, Laura Settepanella, Patsy Brancazio, Carl Truax, Marie Brancazio, Angie Veltri, Joanne Magnone, Walter Angelini, Nina Potts, Mary Longi, Anthony Guglielmo, Carol Valenti, Steph Iannetti, Rita Orler, Silva Wendt and Regina Truax won door prizes.

There will not be a meeting in January.