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September 24, 2012
The Herald-Star

Knights having steak fry

Immaculate Heart of Mary Council No. 472 is having its annual steak fry Thursday at the council hall, beginning at 5 p.m.

Doors open at 4:45 p.m.

All members, their families and guests are welcome to attend. The menu will include grilled steaks, baked potatoes, salad and dessert. Refreshments can be purchased in the council social room. Reservations are not necessary.

Cost for is $12.50 per person.

Alumni group to meet

The Steubenville High School Alumni Association will hold its monthly meeting at 6 p.m. Tuesday at Scaffidi's Restaurant in Steubenville.

Guild members gather

The Trinity St. Jude Guild members met Sept. 12 at the Steubenville Country Club with Eleanor DeLoretta serving as hostess.

Annie Tost was welcomed back with the group.

After the meeting and lunch, 500 bid was played with first prize awarded to Tina Wells, second prize to Becki Manion and third prize to Adrianna Marangoni.

Virginia Belardine took home the booby prize.

The next meeting is Oct. 3 at the Steubenville Country Club with Virginia Honey Farr as hostess.

Seniors welcome guests

The Sunrise Seniors of Toronto met Sept. 14 with President Susan Kulstad presiding and welcoming guests Bruce and Kathy Pertko, Debbie Gill, and David and Mary Spiker.

Donna Twyford became a new member.

Rex Mossor gave grace before the covered-dish dinner.

The business meeting included reports by Mary Lou Deku, secretary; Mike Timko, treasurer; and Dorothy Pavelka, social secretary, who announced September birthdays and anniversaries.

Tour information included notice of the Gateway Clipper excursion on Oct. 9. Those going will meet at Corner Stone Church's parking lot at 8:30 a.m. to car pool to the Steubenville Marina.

There will be a tour of Cambridge Dicken Village on Nov. 10. The bus will leave the church parking lot at 7:30 a.m. Payment for this trip is due at the next meeting.

On Oct. 27, the club will travel to Wheeling to see the DooWop show. The bus will leave at 4 p.m. with dinner at Mehlman's Cafeteria.

Information on the May trip to Branson will be presented at the next meeting.

Kulstad announced that, starting in October, the Roosevelt Senior Center will be open Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Exercise equipment is available for use.

Thanks to the city recreation committee, a new speaker system is being installed in the center, Kulstad said.

The 50/50 winners were DoDo Steele and Kitty Roth. Door prize winners were Rose Gibson and Marcella McKnight. Bingo winners were Jay Smith, Nancy Bodrog, Judy Sabol, Sally Holland, Mary Lou Deku, Ray and Karen Horne, Peggy Nordenger, Madge DeJulio, Tim Gribben, Kitty Roth, Donna Twyford, David Spiker, Lois Baker, Diana Pernick and Beth Clark. Scat winners were Patti Farnella, Helen Lindsay and Rusty Roth. The 500 winner was Carol McLain.

The next meeting will be at the Roosevelt Senior Center at 5 p.m. Friday. Membership is open to any resident of Ohio who is 55 or older. For information, contact Kulstad at (740) 537-2658.

Style show, luncheon set

The GFWC-WV Northern District will again be holding its annual style show and luncheon at Undo's-Holiday Inn in Weirton on Sunday, beginning at 2 p.m.

Tickets are $18 and must be purchased in advance.

Fashions will be provided by Phyllis' Fashions of Washington, Pa., with a line of clothing ranging from petite 4 to missy plus size 3x. Guests will have the opportunity to make purchases from a large selection of clothing, jewelry and accessories available that day by cash, check or major credit card.

Phyllis' has been providing the fashions for this style show for more than eight years and makes a donation of 10 percent of the event's sales to the district's charities, according to a press release.

Each year, the nine clubs within the district donate a large variety of filled baskets to be part of drawings along with a 50/50 drawing and a money tree. Door prizes also are awarded. This year there will be a special drawing held for a large framed floral art print donated by the district's president.

Members of the district include women from the Bethany Woman's Club, Chester Arts Club, Follansbee Twentieth Century Club, Women's Club of McMechen, Tuesday Arts Club of Moundsville, Woman's Club of New Cumberland, Civic League of Warwood, Weirton Woman's Club and the Woman's Club of Wheeling.

The GFWC Northern District President is Jo-Ellen Wright of the GFWC Weirton Woman's Club. The event chairman is Sharon Neeley, also of the Weirton Woman's Club.

Tickets can be purchased from any of the clubs or by calling Sharon at (304) 797-1945. The deadline is Wednesday.

Alumni sought to sing with choir for homecoming

The Edison High School Choir students are inviting alumni from Jefferson Union, Stanton, and Springfield high schools to sing their alma maters at the Edison High School Homecoming game against Harrison Central on Friday.

There will be a warm-up and practice at 6:15 p.m. in the choir room (former band room) behind the mural with singing during the pre-game festivities. The game starts at 7:30 p.m.

For information contact Dani Carroll at (740) 765-4313.

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