Harrison park plans dinner, auction
The Harrison Coal and Reclamation Historical Park will hold its 20th-annual dinner-auction on May 10 at the Hopedale social hall.
Doors open at 5 p.m. with a dinner featuring fried chicken, beef and all the trimmings at 6 p.m. The auction will begin at approximately 7:30 p.m.
Tickets are $15 each. Reservations can be made by calling Marilyn Monzula at (740) 942-3895 or Claren Blackburn at (740) 937-2460. Checks or money orders can be sent to HCRHP, P.O. Box 403, Cadiz, OH 43907. Donations to the auction can be made by contacting Monzula or Blackburn.
Nifty Needles sewing group meets
The Nifty Needles Neighborhood Group of the American Sewing Guild met at the First Christian Church in Weirton.
Leader Nancy Sanders welcomed members and presented a program on cloth vinyl-covered placements with chalkboard fabric on the back. All members received a kit to take home.
Sanders will attend the sewing expo in Cleveland this month and will give a report at the next meeting.
During "Show-and-Tell," Carol Village displayed a quilt kit, "Welcome to My Garden," featuring 12 squares with a different flower in each square. It is a pieced construction.
Members discussed attending the Niles, Ohio, chapter's spring event, which features a style show, luncheon and vendors. The next meeting will be held at 7 p.m. May 6 at the church. For information, contact Sanders at (304) 527-1405.
Cancer benefit to be held May 3
Tami Irwin Logan, a melanoma survivor, and her Relay for Life team, "Proud 2 B Pasty" will host a benefit, "A-Singin' and A-Pickin' for a Cancer Butt-Kickin'," beginning at 5 p.m. on May 3 at Zalenski's Family Eatery and Pub in Wintersville.
Frontroom will headline, and nine other musical acts are scheduled to perform an all-ages show. The event also will include drawings and a 50/50 drawing.
"Until that day on Nov. 14, 2013, I didn't know how serious and deadly melanoma and other skin cancers can be," said Logan. "My goal now is to spread the word and educate people."
Tickets are $5 at the door. All proceeds will go to the American Cancer Society. Zalenski's and Frontroom have donated their services.
Library to host screenings
The Brooke County Public Library will host a series of preventive health screenings offered by Life Line Screening on May 3.
Five noninvasive screenings will be used to detect potential problems related to blocked arteries, abdominal aortic aneurysms, hardening of the arteries in the legs, irregular heart beat and bone density issues related to osteoporosis in women or men. The five take 60 to 90 minute to complete.
The cost for the five is $149 or $139 with a Life Line member discount. A $10 discount on the five is available when pre-registering, which can be done by calling (888) 653-6441 or visiting www.lifelinescreening.com/community-partners.
Caregiver support group meetings set
The Alzheimer's Association will be holding its monthly caregiver support groups on the following dates:
The meetings are free of charge and open to all caregivers, family members and friends with a loved one living with Alzheimer's disease or a related dementia. For information, call the Greater East Ohio Area Alzheimer's Association at (800) 272-3900.
Mingo Knights Easter egg hunt set
The Mingo Knights of Columbus 4361's annual Easter egg hunt co-sponsored by Mayor John "Wiz" Fabian and Scott Fabian will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday at Aracoma Park in Mingo Junction.
The event is for the children of Mingo Junction and the children and grandchildren of Knights of Columbus members. It is for infants up to age 12.
A light snack will be provided. Those planning to participate should call the hall at (740) 535-8037 and leave a message.
Association plans bake sale
The Meridian Greene Tenants Association's semi-annual bake sale will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Wednesday at Meridian Greene, which is located on Meridian Way opposite the Wintersville Baptist Temple just off Fernwood Road in Wintersville.
New president for Shanagu Seniors
The Shanagu Senior Social Club of Mingo Junction has a new president with Rose Giampolo assuming the duties in March.
Joining her in the club leadership roles until the next election in May 2015 is Barb Jackson, vice president.
Plans were discussed for an April dinner to be held for Easter at Naples Spaghetti House in Steubenville.
End-of-the-month prizes were awarded to Giampolo, John Boka, Gloria Howard, Marilyn Campbell and Connie Sohovich.
TIMET retirees to meet Tuesday
Retirees of TIMET in Toronto will have occasion to chat, reminisce and stay connected at the next get-together luncheon scheduled for Tuesday at 11:30 a.m. at CJ's Restaurant on Sunset Boulevard, Steubenville.
It's open to all TIMET retirees. For information, contact Bob Olexia at (740) 535-0937.