Garden club open meeting
scheduled for May 7
Plans for the upcoming Dillonvale Rosebud Garden Club open meeting were made at the April meeting where Caroline Williams presided.
The open meeting will be held at 6:30 p.m. May 7 at the Dillonvale City Building. Master Gardener Dawna Kale will speak on plant progagation. The meeting will include a plant sale and a drawing for a rain barrel.
A buffet dinner will be offered, and the program is open to all garden club members throughout the area as well as the public. There is no fee, but reservations are suggested by calling Williams at (740) 859-4362 or Linda Kovach at (740) 733-8381.
Member Darwin Burge presented a program on how to make a rain barrel. While displaying a rain barrel he had made, he gave a detailed explanation of the steps involved, including the importance of installing a screen to keep out mosquitoes and how elevation increases the pressure so water will be delivered better.
Hostesses for the evening were Jane Westfall and Gloria Bartyzell.
New members welcomed
at Moving On meeting
Moving On, a group of widows and widowers, met April 13 at Undo's in Weirton for their luncheon with Norma Boni, president, presiding.
Jack Davis opened the meeting with a prayer, and Christine Brown provided the springtime reading.
Tulips in various colors decorated the tables and were given by the club.
Mary Jane Lindsey and Barb McMillan were the newest members to join the club. Guests present were Penny Calbacher, Helen Jeter and Connie Zumpano.
"Mysteries of the Mind" was the theme of magician Nick J. Gallios' entertainment. He used cards and engaged the audience in his act.
Lucreatia "Toots" Ross and David Kramarich conducted the 50-50 drawing won by Jean Baird.
Undo gift certificates were won by Nancy Martino and Carol Zagula. The glass dish was won by Zagula, and the tulip table prizes were won by Jeanette Spear, Jack Davis, Martin, Ross, Joe Quattrone and Barbara Mayers. Jim Barrett won the ham dinner.
Reports were given by Ross, secretary, and Margaret Chapman, treasurer.
The next meeting will be held May 18 with Ron Retzer providing the enteratinment. The cost is $12 for dinner and $10 for dues. Anyone interested in joining can contact Janet Saner at (740) 537-4487.
WMC Auxiliary Board honors
invidivuals' volunteer hours
The Weirton Medical Center Auxiliary Board met April 15 in the Starvaggi Board Room, with President Sondra Weigel conducting the business meeting.
Reports were given by Recording Secretary Elda Weekley; Corresponding Secretary Mary Lou Batcho; Treasurer Paula Billick; and Administrative Liaison Barbara Coalter, who discussed projects under way and pending ones.
The following service reports were given: Barbara Visnic, gift cart; Barbara Cameron, information/surgical desk; Jennie Fetty, reporting for Peg Barber, mail; Paula Billick, payroll deductions; Elda Weekley, publicity; and Beth DiGregorio, surgical desk escorts.
Special reports were given by: Weekley for Flo Jonczak, birth certificates; Grace Lenhart, historian; Lenhart reported for Alma Wansack, Remembrance Fund.
Weigel gave the record of hours. The top 10 members volunteering most hours for the fourth quarter were Sondra Weigel, 215.5; Paula Billick, 170.5; Patrick Gurrera, 152; Augie DiGirolamo, 133; Vivian Weigel, 120; Sue Ball, 116; Elda Weekley, 114.5; Mary Lou Batcho, 108; Diana Bond, 106.5; and Barbara Visnic, 89.5. Total hours volunteered during the fourth quarter were 2,918. The top three volunteens volunteering the most hours for the fourth quarter were Emily Thermes, 64; Emily Burda, 47; and Kayla Bryant, 42. Total hours volunteens volunteered during the fourth quarter were 377.5.
The annual awards dinner will be held July 15 in the medical center's cafeteria.
Weigel, Vice President Jeannie Duffy, Weekley and Hospitality Chair Joan Hawrot will attend the spring workshop at the Stonewall Jackson Resort May 12-14.
Other dates of interest include:
-- April 29-30, Masquerade $5 jewelry sale;
-- June 4-5, uniform and shoe sale;
-- July 10-11, Love That Glass Jewelry;
-- Aug. 6-7, uniform sale;
-- Sept. 10-11, Masquerade $5 jewelry sale; and
-- Oct. 30-31, Books are Fun.