Spaghetti dinner at Prime Time
The Prime Time Senior Center at 300 Lovers Lane, Steubenville, will host a spaghetti dinner that's open to the public and will be held from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Tuesday.
The dinner includes spaghetti, meatball, salad, bread and desserts. Cost is $7 for adults and $3 for children age 12 and under.
For information or to place carryout orders, call (740) 314-5197.
'Feline Fix' event scheduled May 10
The Hancock County Animal Shelter Foundation will sponsor "Feline Fix with Frankie's Friends," a nonprofit animal welfare group that operates a mobile veterinary spay-neuter clinic.
Through the foundation, appointments are now available to provide surgical sterilization procedures - for felines only - at a low cost, during a clinic scheduled for May 10.
Appointments are limited to 30 female cats and 20 male cats, and appointments will be made on a first-come, first-serve basis. House pets, strays and feral cats are eligible for the surgery.
To schedule an appointment, call the Hancock County Animal Shelter at (304) 387-4102, during business hours, Tuesday through Sunday, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Fees are due the day of the surgery. The charge for female cats is $50, and male cats are $30, payable by cash or check only. The fee includes surgery, rabies shot, flea and ear treatment and ear tipping for ferals and strays.
The mobile clinic will be stationed at the Hanover Township Volunteer Fire Department in Paris, Pa., and is open to all residents in Ohio, West Virginia and Pennsylvania.
The deadline to register is May 1. Participants will receive notification by phone of their appointment time one week before the scheduled clinic date.
The Hancock County Animal Shelter Foundation is a nonprofit organization, which runs the Hancock County Animal Shelter, through a contract with Hancock County Commissioners. According to a press release, its members and staff strive to provide quality care, comfort and compassion to all animals entrusted to them. "We also actively seek to improve the quality of life for animals through our adoption, education and advocacy programs throughout Hancock County," the release noted.
Antonio Meucci Lodge 2506 meets
The Antonio Meucci Lodge 2506 met April 8 at Undo's in Weirton.
Mary Rose Spano read the invocation, and Boyd Barker led in opening ceremonies.
President Regina Truax presided at the meeting where she introduced guest Earl Wendt.
Reports were given by Rita Orler, secretary; Linda Pfabe, treasurer; and Carol Valenti, financial.
Truax thanked members who baked, worked the concession booth, set up or made a donation at the Festival of Nations.
Members were asked to submit the names of children or grandchildren attending college for consideration for the annual scholarships. Kory Kozloski, grandson of Victor and Mary Lou Rossi; Ryan Weaver, grandson of Nick and Steffanie Iannetti; and Alexandra Settepanella, granddaughter of Laura Settepanella, were awarded scholarships.
Members acknowledged April birthdays. A thank-you note from the LaRosa family was read.
The following tours were announced:
For information, contact Truax at (304) 723-0419.
Anthony Guglielmo won the 50/50 drawing and Undo's gift certificate. Sophia-Teresa DiBacco of Weirton provided the evening's entertainment by singing Italian folk songs and "Happy Birthday" in Italian. Her father, Domenick DiBacco, gave backgrounds on the songs and the regions in which they originated.
After the meeting, members were invited to play bingo. The next meeting will be held May 12 at Undo's. Anyone interested in joining can contact Truax or any club member.
Upcoming library programs detailed
Upcoming programs offered through the Public Library of Steubenville and Jefferson County have been announced. They are:
DAR members hear program on plants
The Fort Steuben Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution, met April 12 at the Best Western Plus University Inn, Steubenville, with Regent Nancy Valles presiding. Opening ceremonies involved the participation of Mary Wood; Second Vice Regent Denese White; Bonny Slemmer; and Chaplain Wadeanne Nardo, who gave the invocation and blessing for the meal.
Following the luncheon, First Vice Regent Karen Blank introduced Sharon Neeley, who presented a program entitled, "Posies a Plenty." Neeley entertained the chapter with information about heritage plants, flower crafting and edible plants.
The business section of the meeting began with Registrar Danice Ryan's introducing prospective members Patricia D'Aurora, Shirley Farrow, Gabriella Harcharick and Donna Dennis. She also introduced Mary Doorn, visiting Regent from the Conococheague, Md., Chapter.
Reports were given by Vickie Joseph and Beverly Livingston. Opal Kleineke's Defense Minute reminded members to express their gratitude to all veterans, especially those from the Vietnam War.
Members were reminded to record their community service hours for the Celebrate America Project.
Vickie Joseph presented the women's issues topic on how to avoid being a victim of investment fraud and telephone scams.
Junior American Citizenship Chairperson JoAnn Morrison reported that the chapter had 11 winners at the state level.
Six of the winners were able to attend the State Conference JAC luncheon honoring their achievements. The 11 winners from Harding Middle School are: Brooklyn Jones, Haelee Jenkins, Grace Dillon, Jordan Sarjeant, Carlo Biasi, Chardonnay Sanders, Katlin Rayl, Lena Jolly, Veronica Kaine, Elizabeth Anderson, and Aiyanna Glynn.
The students, their parents and their teacher, Dennis McGrath, will be the honored guests at the May 10 meeting and luncheon.
Scholarship Chairperson Carolyn Mizok reported that 22 entries for the scholarship contest are being judged.
In old business, it was noted that Valles and Morrison attended the Ohio State Conference in Columbus from March 28-30, where the chapter received certificates for national defense, DAR schools labels and state scholarships.
Under new business, it was announced that Valles, Vickie Joseph and Lauren Joseph will attend the NSDAR Continental Congress to be held in Washington, D.C., on June 25-29.
The DAR Schools Committee is planning a bus trip Sept. 24-27 to visit four of the DAR supported schools. They are Tamassee School in Tamassee, S.C.; Kate Duncan Smith School in Grant, Ala.; Hindman Settlement in Hindman, Ky.; and Berry College in Berry, Ga. The cost for the trip, including bus and lodging, is $425 per person.
Greeters for the meeting were Bonny Slemmer and Mary Wood.
The next meeting will be held May 10 at the Best Western Plus University Inn. Carolyn Shockley and Rebecca Hersko will be greeters.
Nardo gave the benediction.