The Shanagu Senior Social Club of Mingo Junction held its annual Christmas party on Dec. 8 at Scaffidi's Restaurant where Bettyann Jeffries, chaplain, gave the invocation.
Prizes were donated by Wheeler Funeral Home, Everhart/Bove Funeral Home and the Shanagu Senior Club.
A card game called Florida Bingo was played with Georgia Brooks and Floyd Crawford the big winners.
The club officers are: president, Diane Pernick; vice president, Rose Giampolo; secretary-treasurer, Marge Juresko; assistant treasurer, Georgia Brooks; chaplain, Bettyann Jeffries; and assistant chaplain, Barb Jackson.
New membership in the club opens in January. The club meets every Wednesday from 12:15 p.m. to 3 p.m. at the Mingo Senior Center. All seniors age 50 and over are welcome.
at First Baptist
First Baptist Church of Steubenville will hold a Freedom Eve Watch Night Service tonight at 10:30 p.m. at the church located at 334 Cedar Ave., Steubenville, off Lawson Avenue behind the Pleasant Heights field.
A spokesperson said participants can:
Confess and thank God for 2013 blessings;
Declare God's divine favor for 2014; and
Learn kingdom keys for overcoming life's struggles.
It will include a time of prayer and refreshments afterwards.
office to be open
The satellite office of the Jefferson County Veterans Service Commission will be open from 9 a.m. to noon Thursday at the Dillonvale American Legion, Liberty Street, Dillonvale, to assist veterans, dependents of veterans, and/or veterans' widows with Veterans Administration pensions, compensations, burials, schooling, medical assistance and other veterans' benefits.
For information or assistance, call the Veterans Service Office at (740) 283-8571 or visit the office at 500 Market St., Suite 310, Steubenville.
Office hours are 8:30 a.m. to noon and 1 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. It is closed every Wednesday afternoon to the public.
Retirees of Steubenville City Schools met Dec. 12 for lunch at the Steubenville Country Club.
Christmas and get-well cards were signed.
All those who participated in the gift exchange placed gifts on a table. Linda Holub drew letters out of a basket. Everyone whose first name began with that letter went up to choose a gift.
The charity next month will be the Jefferson County Humane Society. Lunch will be held on Jan. 9 at the Ville at the Fort Steuben Mall.
The Public Library of Steubenville and Jefferson County announces the following lineup of programs:
Play and Learn (caregiver and children ages birth to 3) will be at the Schiappa branch on Thursday at 10:30 a.m. and at 6 p.m. The hour-long play session encourages children to love the library at a young age.
Did you get an e-reader this holiday season? Learn how to download books and more from the library at Tech Help on Saturday any time from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Schiappa branch. Make a 15-minute appointment by calling (740) 264-6166.