Funseekers enjoy dinner, games
President David Hunt presided at the Funseekers' March meeting held at the Steubenville Country Club.
Joann Bugin offered the invocation and benediction and led in opening ceremonies.
Following dinner, Mary Beth Bauer led games. Wendy Mosslander, Beverly DiBiase, Boyd Barker, Roberta Antinone, David Hunt, Edith Cooper, Frank Bernarek, Tim Thomas, Clyde Morelli, Rosemary Gaynor and Chris Sklenar won.
Reports were given by Secretary Mary Beth Bauer and Treasurer J. DeFall, who announced dinner reservations must be in the Saturday before the meeting and those who don't cancel will be charged for dinner.
Tour Director David Krause announced the following trips scheduled:
March 29, Capitol Theater, Wheeling;
April 23, Pure Gold Rivers Casino, Pittsburgh;
May 12-15 Atlantic City.
For information call Krause at (740) 264-6886 or Regina Truax at (304) 723-0419.
Rose Chappano won the club dinner.
Roger and Jean Manfresca presented door prizes to Mary Beth Bauer, Peggy Barber, Beverly DiBiase, Larry Purks, Chris Barker, Larry Basil, Edith Cooper and Nick Smarella.
The next meeting will be held April 2 at Undo's in Weirton.
Marine Corps Club Auxiliary meets
The Tri-State Marine Corps Club Auxiliary metMarch 10 at the Serbian American Cultural Center with President Joan Spano presiding at the business session.
Marcy Spano gave the invocation and read "When I Praise God Through Music," Psalm 147:1, devotions and "The Irish Blessings."
Maxine Ragan led in opening exercises.
Secretary Carol Lyons read a thank-you letter from Barboursville Veterans Home for birthday cards and calendars the group sent.
Sunshine Chair Mary Ann Elliott reported on cards sent.
Shirley Brecht announced the Christmas party will be 6 p.m. Dec. 2 at Undo's.
Joan Spano, Marcy Spano and Joni Hobart made 466 Easter cards for the troops. The group is collecting healthy snacks for the troops.
Members acknowledged March birthdays.
Joan Spano ordered an afghan for the group's adopted veteran for the group picnic at noon Aug. 10.
The group will have a no-bake bake sale in June.
Mary Arlia won the 50/50 drawing, which she donated back to the club.
Brecht served refreshments. Marcy Spano will serve at the April meeting.
Following the meeting, the auxiliary and corps club held a surprise birthday party for club member Dan Jones, who turned 93 on March 8.
The next auxiliary meeting will be held at 6:30 p.m. April 14.
Special Olympics-police game set
The Brooke County Special Olympic Bears will face the Enforcers, a team comprised of members of the Brooke County Fraternal Order of Police and Deputy Sheriffs Association, in a basketball game on March 21 at Wellsburg Middle School.
Admission is free to the game, which will start at 7 p.m., following a game at 6 p.m. between area firefighters and employees of Lyle's Auto and Reasner Funeral Home.
There will be door prizes, drawings and refreshments, with proceeds going to Brooke County Special Olympics.
Dinner to raise funds for scholarships
The eighth-annual Derek "Ike" Eisenhauer will be held from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. March 28 at Bethany College's Harder Hall.
All proceeds from the event help fund three $1,000 college scholarships given annually to Brooke High graduates. A 2004 Brooke graduate, Eisenhauer died unexpectedly from a heart attack and was known for his easygoing nature and desire to help others.
More than $24,000 in scholarships have been awarded over the years.
The cost of the dinner, which includes a make-your-own-pasta bar along with soup, salad and dessert, is $12 per adult and $6 for children age 6-12, with children 5 and under eating for free.
Take-out will be available. Each purchase of dinner includes entry into door prize drawings.
Donations to the fund also are welcome and may be sent to: Derek "Ike" Eisenhauer Memorial Scholarship Fund, P.O. Box 143 Bethany, WV 26032.
Fundraiser breakfast in Unionport
A pancake and sausage breakfast will be held from 7 a.m. to noon on March 22 in Unionport at the fromer school turned community center.
Along with the pancakes and sausage there will be sausage gravy and biscuits, coffee, tea and juice. Cost is by donation.
Proceeds will go toward current expenses and building repairs at the community center.