Eat ‘n Park sets ‘Day of Smiles’
WEIRTON — The Weirton Eat ‘n Park restaurant, 226 Three Springs Drive, is lending a hand to Children’s Hospital Charities.
The restaurant’s annual fundraiser the “Day of Smiles,” previously known as “Tips for Tots,” will be held from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Dec. 6.
Entertainment for the day will include the Chrisagis Brothers, Mark Liggett and Herb Lloyd, “The Magic Man” Jim Tate, Dave and Pam, Benny and Matthew Faiella and the Foggy Hollow Band.
There will be a variety of prize drawings at the local restaurant, including two framed posters signed by actor and Pittsburgh-area native Michael Keaton, and a boxed Spider-Man action figure, also signed by Keaton.
There also is a companywide drawing for a 2018 Ford Escape, tickets for which are $2 each.
The event is part of Eat ‘n Park’s Caring for Kids Campaign, a five-week fundraising campaign that benefits children’s hospitals throughout the area served by the Eat ‘n Park company. The campaign is estimated to have raised more than $10 million since its 1979 inception.
Hospitals benefiting from the campaign include Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh and West Virginia University Children’s Hospital.
Edison Junior High Band show set
RICHMOND — The Edison Junior High School Marching Band’s Christmas concert is slated for Dec. 19.
More than 70 seventh- and eighth-graders will perform at 7 p.m. in the auditorium.
The concert is free, but donations will be accepted to benefit the music program.
Marc Sansone is band director.
Leadership association formed
NEW CUMBERLAND — Members of the Oak Glen Youth Leadership Association have organized and met requirements for recognition as an YLA for the 2017-18 school year.
Adam Howell and Chris Hill are advisors to the group, with Brennan Tice serving as elected president.
There are “enthusiastic students ready for a full year of civic leadership, service and good times with a purpose,” organizers said.
The Ohio-West Virginia Youth Leadership Association, along with Oak Glen YLA and others “work together to help the next generation become prepared and engaged citizens,” according to officials.
For information, call (304) 675-5899 or visit the website yla-youthleadership.org.