Family history workshops sponsored by the Jefferson County chapter of the Ohio Genealogy Society will be held Sept. 13 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Schiappa branch library.
Late registration for all workshops will be taken from 9 a.m. to 9:45 a.m. the day of the workshops at a cost of $15.
Registration and continental breakfast is at 9:45 a.m. and the welcome is from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.
Workshop topics are:
"Digital Archiving of Photos and Documents," Larry Goss; "Basic Research and Organizational Skills and How Toss," Flora L. VerStraten; "Internet Sources for Northeastern Ohio," Rena Goss; "Lost Children of the Ohio Valley" by author Gordon Grafton: "How to Write a Family History," by Gail Komar.
"History of the Northwest Territory," keynote speaker, Judith Bratten, director of operations of Old Fort Steuben.
Scio branch plans activities
Scio Branch Library August activities include:
Friends of the Scio Branch Library meeting, 10:30 a.m.; election of officers.
Rampaging Readers, reading program for third-, fourth- and fifth-grade pupils, Aug. 12, 3:30 p.m. Children are to be registered by calling (740) 945-6811.
Central Readers, new program for sixth-, seventh- and eighth-grade pupils, Aug. 19, 3:30 p.m.; register by calling library.
Book Tea adult reading club, Aug. 26, 3:30 p.m., discussion on "A Memoir, Shattered Dreams" by Irene Spencer; open to new members.
Pre-School Story Time for children 3 to kindergarten age; register Sept. 14, 11 a.m. to noon. the fall theme will be "Animals, Animals Everywhere.' Register by calling library.
Autism group to hold workshop
Angels for Autism, a support group, will hold an informational workshop Aug. 14 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Jefferson Community College.
Rachel Bodo, Wayne Elementary School intervention specialist, will be the speaker.
For information on the workshop or the group, contact Pierrie Dalton Toson, (740) 264-2458 or Jack Fluharty Jr., (304) 670-0266.
The support group will meet Aug. 18 at the House of Faith, 1913 Estelle Ave.
Mingo Lions discuss Community Days
William Johns presided for the July dinner meeting of the Mingo Lions Club, opening with prayer and a moment of silence in memory of Joseph Blaschalk, a member of the club.
Discussion was held on the lemon shake stand the club will have at the Mingo Community Days with Jim Freiling as chairman. Michele Fabbro, youth chairman, is to see if school children can help with the stand.
A discussion was held on ways to recruit new members and Johns installed new member David Fetty Sr. Recycling proceeds were turned in by the Milewsky and Johns families.
Guests and potential new members were Angie Soltis and Kathy Freiling.
Dave Fetty was in charge of the July menu and was winner of the 50/50 drawing.
Karen Edwards closed the meeting with prayer.
Due to Community Days, the club will not meet in August.The next meeting will be Sept. 15 at 5:30 p.m. at the Mingo Medical Group office building.
Mended Hearts to hold picnic
Greater Wheeling Area Chapter 289 of Mended Hearts Inc., will meet Aug. 11 for its 13th-annual Heart Survivor Picnic.
It will be held at the Ohio Valley Medical Center, Wheeling, nurse's residence auditorium with a social hour at 5:30 p.m. and dinner at 6 p.m.
Cost is $7 per person and reservations are required. They can be made by calling Mary at (304) 280-5221 or Linda, (740) 296-5112.Guest speaker will be Dr. William Noble.
Indian Creek council plans benefit
A Midnight Madness and Corn Hole Tournament will be held from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m.Tuesday at Indian Creek High School to benefit the Indian Creek Advisory Council. There will be food, games, music by disc jockey Tommy Gunn, and drawings and prizes. Frownie Brownie from Kings Restaurant will distribute gift certificates. To register for the corn hole tournament, contact Dave Waggoner at (304) 479-3;615 or wags6;firstname.lastname@example.org.