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February 22, 2013
The Herald-Star

'Zumbathon' set

for March 3

A "Zumbathon" to benefit Megan Delleles Green will be held March 3 from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. at St. Florian Hall in Wintersville.

A flyer regarding the event indicates "all area instructors will join on the stage to show you the passion that makes a difference."

The cost is $15 in advance and $20 at the door.

All proceeds go to Megan Green to assist in the costs of her treatment, according to the flyer, which notes, "support breast cancer research and help us raise money for her upcoming treatments."

Ticket locations include Sunset VW Jeep in Steubenville and Studio Zumba in Wintersville.

For information, go to Facebook; e-mail; or call (740) 632-1773.

Bike ride, chili cookoff Saturday

American Bikers Aimed Toward Education of West Virginia's Upper Ohio Valley Chapter will host its annual Blue Buns Ride and Chili Cook-off Saturday at the Across the Street Club, 3356 Pennsylvania Ave., Weirton.

Registration will start at noon, with the bikes leaving at 1 p.m. The motorcycle ride will depend on the weather, but the chili cook-off will happen regardless of the weather.

Library announces

branch programs

The following programs are planned by the Public Library of Steubenville and Jefferson County:

To join either book discussion group at the main library call (740) 282-9782.

The Schiappa branch's book discussion group will meet on Tuesday at 6 p.m. Join by calling (740) 264-6166.

On March 4, his birthday will be celebrated at the main library and the Schiappa branch. The main library will begin at 5:30 p.m. with stories, movie and a craft. The Schiappa branch will have a variety of activities, including crafts from 5 p.m. to 5:45 p.m., stories from 5:45 p.m. to 6 p.m. and a movie at 6 p.m.

Register in advance for the movie that will be shown at the Schiappa branch by calling (740) 264-6166.

Stilettos & Steel

aids Easter Seals

Stilettos & Steel, a "fun-filled evening complete with music, food, cash and prizes," is an upcoming fundraiser to benefit Easter Seals.

It will be held March 23 from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. at the Wheeling Island Hotel, Casino & Racetrack.

Tickets are $25 for one drawing entry; $50 for one drawing entry, one party entry and one drink ticket; and $100 for two drawing entries, two party entries and two drink tickets.

Checks can be made payable to Easter Seals. For information, call (304) 242-1390.

WSX Management

Club to meet

The Weirton Steel Management Club will meet at 5:30 p.m. Monday at Giovanni's Restaurant in the banquet room.

All members and former members are invited to attend the dinner and social time.

Antonio Meucci

Lodge meets

The Antonio Meucci Lodge held its Feb. 12 meeting at Undo's at the Holiday Inn - Weirton.

President Regina Truax opened the meeting by welcoming guest Earl Wentz and new members Elaine Richards and Walter and Sheila Angeline.

Mary Rose Spano led the opening prayer, and Boyd Barker led in opening ceremonies.

Reports were given by Angie Veltri, Carol Valentine and Linda Pfabe.

Dominic Potts administered the oath of office to the board members.

Truax announced new club trips.

They include:

March 9, murder-mystery tour;

April 11, Branson's Ozark Jubilee; and

April 22, Bally's in Atlantic City, N.J.

January and February birthdays were acknowledged.

Anthony Guglielmo was the 50/50 drawing winner; Chris Barker won an Undo's gift certificate; and Nick Iannetti, Chris Barker, Katherine Hardsock, Grace Corona, Lola Starvaggi, Armond D'Amico, Marylou Rossi and Alvera Guglielmo won Valentine hearts.

The next meeting will be held March 12.

Gardening program

at Oglebay Park

"Thrillers, Fillers and Spillers" is the title of a free program the Wheeling Civic Garden Center, Olgebay Park, will host on Feb. 28, beginning at 1 p.m.

Ron Boron, Allegheny County and Penn State master gardener, will discuss container gardening, speaking to its advantages, selection of appropriate containers and soil, proper watering, fertilizing and selection of plants for sun and shade conditions.

The event is open to the public. For information, call (304) 242-0665.

'Jumble Sale'

donations sought

The Wheeling Civic Garden Center, Oglebay Park, is requesting donations of items for its annual "Jumble Sale," an indoor yard sale scheduled for March 15-17.

The center is accepting donations of jewelry, books, kitchen articles, odd dishes and glasses, games and puzzles, tools, and odds and ends.

Items can be brought to the garden center through March 11 or if individuals have "a ton of items to donate," contact the garden center at (304) 242-0665 for assistance.

The sale benefits the garden center, a nonprofit cultural and educational organization.

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