Baked steak fundraiser dinner set for Saturday in Unionport

UNIONPORT — A baked steak fundraiser dinner will be held from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday at the Wayne Township Community Center, the site of the old Unionport school.

The dinner includes baked steak, mashed potatoes, green beans, noodles, coleslaw, pie and a drink. Special music will be featured. The cost is $10 for adults and $6 for children. The proceeds will benefit the current expenses of the community center.

Mingo Lions Club members make

plans for Christmas party Dec. 18

MINGO JUNCTION — The Mingo Lions Club held its November dinner meeting at the home of club member Jeff Schuetz with President William Snyder presiding.

The opening prayer was given by Karen Harris, a new member of the club. Leroy Milewsky led the members in the pledge of allegiance.

Plan were finalized for the Christmas party that will be held Dec. 18 at Schuetz’s home, beginning at 6 p.m. It will be a covered-dish meal with the club providing the ham. There will be an optional $10 gift exchange in addition to the white elephant sale.

Those planning to attend should RSVP to Schuetz.

The Texas Road House fundraisers were discussed.

Several members recycled.

Birthdays and anniversaries were acknowledged.

A report was given on the trick-or-treat event held on Halloween.

The first drawing was held for the turkey/ham drawing. There were two tickets drawn for turkeys. The winners were Janna Rusinovich and Patty Yoho.

Zone Chair Terry Snyder announced that the next zone meeting will be held Thursday at Zalenski’s in Wintersville. The Brilliant Lions Club will serve as hosts.

Dr. William Johns led the closing prayer.

Steubenville Art Association plans

Christmas dinner for Dec. 13

STEUBENVILLE — The Steubenville Art Association will hold its Christmas dinner Dec. 13 at St. Florian Hall in Wintersville, beginning at 6 p.m.

The dinner cost is $22. Checks should be mailed to the art association at P.O. Box 1061, Steubenville, OH 43952.

Funseekers to hold holiday party,

toy drive Dec. 6 at Undo’s in Weirton

WINTERSVILLE — The Funseekers met Nov. 1 at Zalenski’s Family Eatery and Pub with President David Krause welcoming those attending.

Krause introduced Charlotte Christian, a guest and new member of the group. Joann Bugin led the opening and closing ceremonies. Krause noted November birthdays and anniversaries.

Dinner was served to 48 members attending the meeting where game night hostess Mary Margaret Klepadlo led a game of card bingo.

During the business meeting, the secretary and treasury reports were read and approved.

Krause gave a tour director’s report, noting several trips are planned for November and early December. He previewed the tentative 2018 schedule with most events scheduled beginning in March. Detailed information flyers will be available soon, he said. Flyers for the Dec. 18 trip to the Shoji Tabuchi Christmas show and dinner were made available.

Krause thanked members for their support of the annual November food drive. The 2017 donations will be delivered to the Cancer Dietary Initiative, the Tony Teramana Cancer Center food program.

The annual holiday party and toy drive will be held Dec. 6 at Undo’s in Weirton. Krause reported the board is serving as the party committee, and several new activities are planned, including a Chinese auction. Krause suggested any member interested in donating items for the auction should contact him for details. Board members will be contacting local businesses for donations.

The toy drive will benefit the Table of Hope with representatives of it attending the meeting to accept the group’s donations. The annual toy drive has been one of the most popular Funseeker activities and grows each year, according to a spokesman.

Melanie Franco won the 50-50 drawing. Door prizes presented by Larry and Mary Beth Bauer were won by Walt Klepadlo, Valerie Rowland, George Zrinyi, Jeannette Panebianco, George Pohlman, Regina Truax, Theresa Zrinyi and Marge Serafini

December door prizes will be provided by the party committee. Krause suggested the members bring a guest to the holiday party.

Anyone 50 or older is invited to attend any meeting, including the holiday party. Dinner reservations are required for all guests. The cost for dinner is $15 to be paid at the party. Reservations need made by Friday by calling Karen Krause (740) 264-5817.

Breakfast with Santa Dec. 9

at Oak Glen High School

NEW MANCHESTER — The Oak Glen High School cheerleaders will be hosting a Breakfast with Santa from 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. on Dec. 9 in the school cafeteria.

The cost is $6 per person in advance or $8 per person at the door, which includes a pancake breakfast. Photos with Santa, drawings and Christmas items also will be available for purchase.

To make reservations, mail a check to Oak Glen Boosters, 55 Desperado Lane, Chester, WV 26034 by Dec. 5 for advance registration. Questions can be directed to (304) 670-4015.

Computer job help offered

WELLSBURG — The Follansbee Library will offer free help in preparing resumes using computers and submitting online job applications from 9:45 a.m. to 10:45 a.m. Wednesday. Those interested are asked to register by calling (304) 527-0860.

Park to hold wreath drawing

WELLSBURG — Brooke Hills Park will be holding a drawing for the wreaths displayed in its clubhouse.

Chances are $1 each or $5 each, with proceeds going to the park’s programs for children.

For information, call (304) 737-1236.

Book club to meet Thursday

WELLSBURG — The Brooke County Public Library’s book club will meet at 5 p.m. Thursday.

The group will discuss Cynthia Rylant’s “Heavenly Village.” The book is aimed at young adults, so middle school students and teens are welcome to join the discussion. The free club meets monthly. For information, call (304) 737-1551.

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