Community news from around the area

Steubenville Woman’s Club

to meet Monday

STEUBENVILLE — The OFWC/GFWC Woman’s Club of Steubenville will reconvene Monday after its winter hiatus.

The membership is scheduled for a noon luncheon meeting at the YWCA of Steubenville, located at 320 N. Fourth St.

The program will be presented by Therese Nelson of the Nelson fine Art and Gifts family operation. As one of the artists and designers of the Steubenville Nutcracker Village and Advent Market, she will discuss her latest project, the Great Steubenville Eggsibition.

Iris Craig, club president, has requested a club board meeting at 11 a.m. prior to the general session.

Weirton Senior Center

announces upcoming events

WEIRTON — The Greater Weirton Senior Center at 3539 Main St. has announced several upcoming events, including the Sands of Time dance.

It will be held Thursday with doors opening at 5 p.m. The band will play from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. There will be free refreshments. Admission is a $5 donation.

Bingo will be held March 9 with doors opening at 5:30 p.m. Early bird is at 6 p.m. with regular bingo at 6:30 p.m. Concessions will be available.

Light Touch will perform at the St. Patty’s dance set for March 15. Doors open at 5 p.m., the band will perform from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m.

‘Baubles, Bubbles and Bags’ event at Madonna High School

WEIRTON — Madonna High School will host its “Baubles, Bubbles and Bags” fundraiser in the school gymnasium on March 11, beginning at 2 p.m.

Tickets are $40 per person and include food, drinks and an opportunity to win a brand-name purse every 15 minutes. The event is open to individuals 21 and older. Tables can be reserved for eight to 10 people.

For information, inquiries about sponsorships at different levels or for tickets, contact Kristin Bowman-Cross by phone at (304) 723-0545 or by e-mail to

Young Ag Professionals

programs awards local grant

COLUMBUS — Ohio Farm Bureau’s Young Agricultural Professionals program has awarded $500 grants to eight local YAP groups and two Collegiate Farm Bureau groups.

The grants are courtesy of Farm Credit Mid-America and fund YAP-focused educational programming or events. Winning groups were recently acknowledged at the Young Agricultural Professionals Winter Leadership Experience.

Locally, the Jefferson County Farm Bureau is establishing a YAP group that will focus on a wide variety of programming that includes ag careers, financial resources for young entrepreneurs, emerging niche agriculture, legal issues and agriculture’s image in the community.

Ohio Farm Bureau’s Young Agricultural Professionals are singles and married couples ages 18 to 35 who are interested in improving the business of agriculture, learning new ideas and developing leadership skills. To learn more visit

Irondale UMC to host

fish dinner fundraiser Friday

IRONDALE — The Irondale United Methodist Church, located on Grant Street, will host a fish dinner fundraiser from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Friday.

The menu will include macaroni and cheese, green beans, cole slaw, roll, dessert and drink. Cost is by donation. Patrons can dine in or get take-out. To place orders call (330) 532-3790 the day of the dinner.

Fish fry, spring card party

on the calendar at the YWCA

STEUBENVILLE — The YWCA of Steubenville, 320 N. Fourth St., will hold a Lenten fish fry from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. Friday.

Patrons can dine in or get take-out. The menu includes a fish dinner, fish sandwich, pierogies, bottled water and soda.

It will feature seafood soup for $6 a quart or $3.75 a bowl. For orders, call (740) 282-1261.

The spring card party will be held from noon to 3 p.m. March 8. The cost is $8 and includes lunch, door prizes and a 50-50 drawing. Card clubs are welcomed.

For reservations, call (740) 282-1261.

Fundraiser dinner set for

March 11 at Jewett VFD

JEWETT — The Jewett Volunteer Fire Department will host a fundraiser baked steak and baked meatloaf dinner from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. March 11.

The menu includes a salad bar, bread, dessert and beverage. The dinner cost is $10 for adults and $6 for children.