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November 6, 2012
The Herald-Star

Food sale today at Mingo church

Mingo First Presbyterian Church, 650 McLister Ave., is having a soup, hoagie and haluski sale today at the church from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Patrons can dine in or get carryout by calling (740) 535-0309.

The menu includes broccoli, vegetable and chicken noodle soup for $4 a quart; Italian, roast beef and meatball hoagies for $5; and haluski.

MS support group

meeting Thursday

The Weirton-Steubenville Multiple Sclerosis Support Group will hold its monthly meeting Thursday at 7 p.m. at the Serbian American cultural Center in Weirton.

Discussion will include the upcoming Christmas party and future plans.

Anyone with MS, their family and friends are invited to attend the meeting. For information, contact Connie Kafton at (304) 527-3023.

Jewett VFD is

hosting dinner

The Jewett Volunteer Fire Department will host a baked pork chop and dressing dinner Sunday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

The menu will include pork chops and dressings, vegetables, salad, bread, dessert and beverage. Cost is $8 for adults and $4 for children.

Abate hosting chili cook-off, tourney

Abate of Ohio Inc. Region 1 is hosting a chili cook-off and euchre tournament on Sunday from noon to 6 p.m. at the Brierwood located on old state Route 7 in Pottery Addition.

The cover charge is $5 for all-you-can-eat chili, crackers and bread. There is a $10 entry fee for the euchre tournament.

First- and second-place cash prizes will be awarded for each event.

Participants are encouraged to bring their best chili to see if they can win the top prize.

All proceeds benefit the nonprofit Abate of Ohio Inc. for "the preservation of rights for riders of all kinds," according to an event flyer.

For information, call Leslie at (740) 284-1577 or Steve at (740) 632-2950.

Rotary club

speakers listed

The Steubenville Rotary Club, which meets at noon on Fridays at the YWCA, will welcome Judy Bratten, executive director of Historic Fort Steuben, as its guest speaker Friday to discuss "Rediscover Steubenville's Murals."

Also coming up on the speaker schedule for November, with Alan Hall as program chair, are:

Nov. 16: Sandy Day, historian and genealogist, discussing the completion of the Jefferson County veterans project.

Nov. 23: No meeting because of the Thanksgiving holiday.

Nov. 30: Ralph Parissi, technology coordinator with the Public Library of Steubenville and Jefferson County, will help Rotarians better understand eBooks, Kindles and Nooks.

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