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August 3, 2012
The Herald-Star

Ladies of Steel plan

gathering for Aug. 29

The second-annual gathering of the Ladies of Steel will be held at 5 p.m. Aug. 29 at the Serbian Picnic Grounds, Kings Creek, Weirton.

All women who previously worked for or are currently working for National Steel Corp., Weirton Steel, ISG Weirton or ArcelorMittal are invited to the get-together.

For information and to RSVP by Aug. 20 call (304) 670-8767 or (304) 670-0584. If there is no answer, leave a message providing name, phone number or e-mail address.

Event planned Saturday

at Meridian Greene

The Meridian Greene Community, Fernwood Road, Wintersville, will hold its annual block party yard sale from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday. There will be mini-meals and homemade baked goods available.

JUHS sports guys having

get-together Saturday

A reminder to men who would have played a sport in the history of Jefferson Union High School by its name, from its beginnings in the 1940s through the mid-1980s.

If you played football, basketball, baseball or ran track, for example, there's a summer party happening Saturday, beginning at 2 p.m. at the home of Theodore Maragos, according to Sam Geddis, where an informational meeting regarding this recently was held.

The event will be occasion to reminisce and socialize and is hoped to bring together former players, teachers, coaches and administrators.

Those planning to attend are encouraged to bring memorabilia or yearbooks and to wear brown and gold, JUHS school colors.

Depending on response to the August reunion, one next year will be expanded to include former female athletes from JUHS.

For information, call (740) 537-2263.

Toronto Sunrise Seniors

have luau picnic

The Sunrise Seniors of Toronto held their luau picnic July 27 at the Stratton Park shelter. President Susan Kulstad welcomed the members, and chaplain Glenn Smith gave grace for the dinner.

Door prize winners were Connie Lopushansky, Anka and Ray Buratynski, Phyllis Smith, DoDo Steele, Janet Morrow, Sandy Smith, Louie Nelson, John Bodrog, Harry Andrews, Rusty and Patty Roth, Betty Ann Parker, Dolores and Pete Graceffa, Sherry Sines, Helen Lindsay, Betty McVann, Rachael Deluca, Dottie and Paul Pavelka, Jay Smith, Carolyn Smith, Eileen Cernansky, Marion Wilson, Lucy Timko, Bob Deku, Marcella McKnight, Susan Kulstad and Shirley Rebich.

The 50/50 winners were Phyllis Smith and Tim Gribben.

Scat winners were Kitty Roth, Tim Gribben, Mike Timko, Harry Andrews and Nancy Bodrog. Bingo winners were Phyllis Smith, Tim Gribben, John Bodrog, Paul Pavelka, Marlene Garrett, Kitty Roth, Jim Wilson, Mary Lou Deku, Betty McVann and Wilma Elder.

Tour committee member Tim Gribben suggests that individuals attending the "Jersey Boys" on Sept. 11 should meet at the Corner Stone Church parking lot by 3:45 p.m. There will be a stop for dinner, and the cost will be $10.

The next meeting will be held at 5 p.m. Aug. 10 at the Roosevelt Senior Center.

The kitchen committee will be Rex and Betty Mossor, Janet Morrow, Marlene Garrett and Diane Pernick.

Membership is open to any resident of Ohio who is 55 or older. For information, contact Kulstad at (740) 537-2658.

Art Beal, band to perform

at Country Friends

Country Friends will host Art Beal and the Country Tradition Band Saturday at the Memorial Hall located at 402 Old Police Lodge Road, Colliers.

The doors open at 6 p.m., and the dance starts at 7 p.m.

Country Friends holds covered-dish dinners and open mic nights every Monday and Friday. The doors open at 4 p.m., the meal begins at 5 p.m. and open mic begins at 6 p.m.

Country Friends Foundation Inc. is a nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting Christianity, friendship and brotherly love through music.

All proceeds go to charity.

For information, call (304) 527-4253 or (304) 479-1270 or visit the website at

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