'Dollar A Dog'
Georges Run United Methodist Church will be holding its annual "Dollar A Dog" fundraiser at the church on May 19 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Drinks and chips also will be available at the rain-or-shine event.
The church is located at the bottom of Tarr Hill Road along state Route 151, 1 mile west of the state Route 7 Smithfield-New Alexandria exit.
Family game night
at Greater Zion
The Greater Zion Temple Sunday School Department is sponsoring a "Family Game Night" on Monday from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Adults and children are welcome to attend.
The church is located at 500 N. Fifth St., Steubenville. For information contact Deacon Wilkes Kinney or Hazel Sweetenberg at (740) 282-1046. Bishop Roy C. Dawkins is the pastor.
Triumph of Cross
The Triumph of the Cross Catholic Woman's Club met May 1 for its last regular meeting of the 2011-12 year with Terri Fernandes, first coordinator, presiding.
Elsie Parisi and Gloria Renda volunteered to be the co-historians for the 2012-14 term.
Donations will be collected for the Madonna Plan after every Mass this weekend.
"My Soul Rejoices!" is the theme of the 2012 CWC Diocesan Convention with a pre-convention dinner to be held at the Rose on June 5 at 6 p.m. The cost is $25 per person.
The convention will begin at 8:15 a.m. June 6 at Holy Rosary auditorium on Rosemont Avenue. The cost is $20 per person. Reservations are due May 30 for both the pre-convention dinner and the convention. Volunteers are needed to help house some of attendees who will be traveling from the southern areas of the diocese, it was announced.
The Rev. Thomas Nau, pastor of Triumph of the Cross Parish, spoke on his recent trip to Italy and France. While in Rome, he saw Pope Benedict during the Pope's weekly papal audience. He also visited the diocesan seminarian Ed Maxfield, a student at the Pontifical North American College.
It was announced that Jonas Schell of Toronto will be ordained to the priesthood at an ordination Mass on May 19 at Holy Name Cathedral on South Fifth Street.
Prize winners at the meeting were Kay Merrill, Dee Dee Nodianos, Betty Tarquinio and Mary Manfresca.
A special meeting regarding the September card party will be held June 12 at 6 p.m. at Holy Rosary auditorium.
'40 Days in the Word' detailed
The Hooverson Heights Church of Christ, 102 Church Ave., Follansbee, will be presenting "40 Days in the Word," with the program kicking off at 10:45 a.m. on May 20.
The first of a series of messages will be presented by Dan Cooper, minister, followed by refreshments in the fellowship hall.
The program will continue for six weeks. In addition to the weekly message, small group sessions will meet throughout each week to discuss how to better read, understand and implement God's word into daily life.
The public is invited.
For information or to find a small group study that fits a schedule, call (304) 527-1081 or visit www.theheightscc.com.
Ham loaf dinner
planned at Hill Top
There will be a ham loaf dinner at the Hill Top Fellowship Hall at the corner of county Road 46 and state Route 213, Toronto, on Wednesday from 4 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
The menu will be ham loaf, scalloped potatoes, green beans, cole slaw, homemade pies and hot and cold beverages.
Donations will be accepted. Proceeds will go toward a new furnace for the fellowship hall and the Person-in-Need Fund.
Rosary for country
set for May 20
A patriotic "Rosary for our country in honor of our Blessed Mother" is being organized by Shirley Schalk for May 20 at 3 p.m. on the grounds of Catholic Central High School.
Participants are urged to bring chairs and blankets to the event where Schalk encourages veterans and present military service personnel to attend.
The CCHS band will be participating in the service where the ending song will be "Proud to be an American."
to perform May 20
The Carrollton Bible Chapel, 365 Steubenville Road S.E., Carrollton, will host a concert by the Mountain Anthems Mixed Chorus on May 20 at 6:30 p.m.
The chorus, which is performing in only three Ohio locations during its 2012 concert season, is made up of approximately 30 singers of varying ages from the Allegheny Mountains of western Maryland and Western Pennsylvania.
They have been ministering through gospel songs for more than 45 years and have produced 21 recordings. Cassettes and CDs will be available at the concert and from their website.
A love offering will be taken, and two food items are requested for admission, which will be donated to the local Loaves and Fishes organization.
Questions can be directed to Pastor Chuck Wilson at (330) 495-6801 or Richard and Judy Cunningham at (330) 739-4005.
Kum Joyne Us
The Kum Joyne Us class of Kolmont Church met May 4 in the fellowship hall with Shirley McCartney, president, offering the blessing for the covered-dish dinner attended by eight.
McCartney called the meeting to order and gave the opening prayer. McCartney and Nancy Tucker, hostesses, led devotions on "Classy Women vs. Mothers" with scripture from Proverbs. Tucker was the narrator for a skit with McCartney portraying the classic woman, and Lydia Grimes portraying the mother. Virginia Young, Sharlene Wade, Ruby Grimes, Maureen Black and Lydia Grimes read scripture. Roll call was answered with each member naming a favorite woman from the Bible.
Reports were given by Sharlene Wade, secretary; Virginia Young, treasurer; and Lora Grimes, project fund report.
Members were updated on the mother-daughter banquet that was held Friday to the theme "My Mother's Garden."
The next monthly meeting will be held Sept. 7. Ruby Grimes offered the closing prayer. McCartney led the auction.
Free dinner at
The Olive Branch Program at Jewett United Methodist Church will offer a free dinner on May 22 from 5 p.m. to 6:15 p.m.
The menu will include "sloppy" cabbage rolls, bread, dessert and a beverage.
The church is located at 202 W. Main and Rumley streets. For information, call (740) 946-5591.
Getting ready for
Preparations are under way for Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church of Steubenville's 2012 Greek Festival that will be held June 12-15.
Don Kronstein is preparing grape leaves that will later be stuffed and sold at the festival.
A variety of favorite Grecian dishes and pastries will be available at the festival as well as souvenirs and dancing.