Sands of Time to
perform at dance
The Richmond Community Historical Society will sponsor a St. Patrick's Day dance featuring music by the Sands of Time on Saturday at the Glenn Mills Senior Center located at 7576 state Route 152 south, Richmond.
It will be held from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Admission is $5 per person or $10 per couple.
There will be food, pop and water available for sale, and there will be a 50-50 drawing. There also will be historical society items on sale.
All proceeds will benefit the Crew House Museum on Main Street, Richmond.
For information, contact Phil Judy, historical society president, at (740) 765-4534.
Steak fry, auction
set for Saturday
The annual steak fry and auction for the Edison Athletic Boosters will be held Saturday at the Countryside in East Springfield.
Dinner will be served from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m., accompanied by a silent auction.
Tickets are $25 and can be purchased at Edison High School or at the door that evening.
For tickets, information or to donate an item for the auction, contact Joann Stagani at Edison High School at (740) 765-4313, ext. 101 or Cheryl Woodward at Stanton Elementary School at (740) 282-5501.
YWCA card party
set for Thursday
The YWCA of Steubenville, 320 N. Fourth St., Steubenville, will host a card party on Thursday beginning at noon.
Lunch is an $8 donation. For information, call (740) 282-1261.
from farm bureau
The Jefferson County Farm Bureau will be offering three $500 scholarships this year, it has been announced.
The scholarships are intended to aid young people of Jefferson County in continuing their education and becoming self-directing, productive and contributing members of their community, according to a news release.
An applicant or applicant's parent(s) or legal guardian must be a member of the Jefferson County Farm Bureau for at least two years in order to be eligible.
Applications can be obtained from the website at www.ofbf.org/counties/jefferson or by calling the farm bureau office at (740) 266-6603.
Applications must be postmarked by April 4.
Flowers of Ireland
topic for club
An inspirational message on the virtues of April was shared by Betty Clark to open the March 6 meeting of the Woodland Garden Club.
Hostesses were Nancy Liggett and Carole Patton. The tables featured a "Think Spring" theme of garden seed packets and fresh veggies for snacking. A bag of potting soil and seed starter pots were available for members to get a jump start on growing plants for the garden. Roll call was answered by members naming the first flower to bloom in their gardens.
President Susan Tatar led the business meeting. Sign-up sheets were circulated for several upcoming events, including:
Open meeting in Cadiz on March 26 at Puskarich Library with Jeannie Barker and Elaine Wukelic presenting;
Spring regional meeting on April 12 at the East Springfield Community Center;
The Dillonvale open meeting on May 7; and
Horticulture Day on May 22 in Moorefield, which will involve a plant exchange and covered dish.
The flower show schedule for the Jefferson County Fair was reviewed. A sample design from the program will be covered during the June 5 visit to Mary Lou Rupert's garden.
A "crescent" artistic design was completed by Susan Guskea and demonstrated by Linda Nolf.
Verna Smolinsky led the program with a discussion on the "Flowers of Ireland." She explained the tropical effect the Gulf Stream has on that particular region, and even though it is further north than the state of Maine, it enjoys a temperate climate year-round.
St. Mark Lutheran Church, 133 Lovers Lane, Steubenville, has announced the sermon titles for its noon Wednesday Lenten services, including:
Wednesday: "The King Betrayed."
March 19: "The King Denied."
March 26: "The King Condemned."
April 2: "The King Mocked."
April 9: "The King on the Cross."
April 17: "The King's Feast," 7 p.m.
April 18: "The Last Seven Words of Christ, 7 p.m.
Gables Care Center, 351 Lahm Drive, Hopedale, will host a free pancake breakfast, complete with giveaways and door prizes from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. on March 17, St. Patrick's Day.
It is open to the public.
For information or to RSVP, call (740) 937-2900.
group to meet
The regular monthly meeting of the Jefferson County Veterans Service Commission will be held at 12:30 p.m. Wednesday at 500 Market St., Steubenville, in Suite 310.
All veterans or interested parties are welcome to attend, according to Schelley Brooks, service officer, Veterans Service Commission.
to show films
The Brooke County Public Library will be showing two films this week.
"Gravity," rated PG-13, starring George Clooney and Sandra Bullock, will be shown Friday at 1 p.m., and "Thor: The Dark World," rated PG-13, will be shown at 5 p.m. Thursday.
Call (304) 737-1551 to reserve a seat and popcorn for the free screenings.
to sell lunches
Christ Episcopal Church, at 1014 Main St., Wellsburg, will hold its monthly roast beef sandwich lunch sale from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday.
The cost is $6.40 for the lunches, which include sandwich, chips, beverage and a slice of peanut butter sheet cake. Individual sandwiches are available for $4.50.
Take-out and delivery to local businesses and shut-ins is available by calling (304) 737-3432 after 8:30 a.m. that day.
Church to sell fish dinners on Fridays
St. Thomas Episcopal Church, at Three Springs Drive, Weirton, will hold its Lenten fish dinner sale from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. each Friday through Lent through April 18.
The cost is $8, which includes coffee or tea. Desserts are 50 cents each, and pop or bottled water is $1 each.
Take-out is available. For information, call (304) 723-4120.
'Jumble Sale' aids
The Wheeling Civic Garden Center, Oglebay Park, will hold a "Jumble Sale," an indoor yard sale, March 21 and 22 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and March 23 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
"Bargain hunters will find many interesting 'treasures' among our collection of household items, books, glassware, jewelry, craft items, vases and baskets plus many other great buys," according to a news release.
Proceeds from the event benefit the garden center, a nonprofit educational organization.
For information, call (304) 242-0665.
The Four Seasons Senior Citizens met Feb. 19 at the Serbian-American Cultural Center in Weirton with President Norma Yoho presiding.
After dinner, members were entertained by Stone Street Station.
The club welcomed new members Jeanette Gibson and Lou Panebianco.
The following members were recognized for perfect attendence in 2013: Barbara Libengood, Edie Mitchell, Pauline Tortis, Nick Rodriguez, Nancy Saxon, Anna Mae Matey, Eugene Matey, Gin Scopel, Beverly DiBaise, Richard Sklenar, Chris Sklenar, Laura Settepanella, Anita Spadafora, Alvera Guglielmo, Carol Valenti, Barbara Cerra, Mary Jane Barney, Ron Fallert, Jose Cekenovich, Norma Yoho, Lester Yoho, Judith Anderson and Bob Anderson.
February birthdays and anniversaries were acknowledged.
The free dinner was given to Gin Scopel.
Norma Yoho and Carolyn Shaffer won the 50-50 drawing.
Other prize winners were Rose Mark, Bev DiBaise, Richard Sklenar, Joann Magnone, Tom Restaneo and Carolyn Shaffer.
The March 19 meeting menu will consist of potato soup, baked or fried fish or chicken l'orange, parsley potatoes, American cole slaw and dessert.
Entertainment will be provided by Joel Smith.
After dinner, members played cards and bingo.