on Election Day
The East Springfield Community Recreation and Service Center located on county Road 39 next to the East Springfield Volunteer Fire Department will host an Election Day breakfast/brunch on Tuesday from 8 a.m. to whenever.
Cost is by donation for a meal that offers pancakes, buckwheat cakes, french toast, belgium waffles, hash browns, scrambled eggs, sausage patties, coffee, juice and tea.
Carryout is available by calling (740) 543-3700.
at Richmond UMC
The Richmond United Methodist Church, 112 S. Sugar St., Richmond, will host a rummage and bake sale on Saturday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the fellowship hall.
There will be a variety of items and baked goods for sale with all proceeds to benefit the elevator fund. For information, call (740) 765-4957.
The Public Library of Steubenville and Jefferson County has announced the following programs have been scheduled:
Crafts for Children will be offered at the main library on Thursday anytime from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.; at the Adena branch today at 5:30 p.m.; and at the Dillonvale-Mount Pleasant Branch on Tuesday at 5:30 p.m. The Toronto branch will offer a craft for children to make on Wednesday anytime from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Register in advance for the Toronto branch by calling (740) 537-1262.
Gaming for Kids will be held on Wednesday from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Schiappa branch.
Cookbook Club for the Dillonvale-Mount Pleasant branch will eat and discuss on Thursday at 5 p.m. To join, call the library at (740) 769-2090.
Play and Learn the Alphabet (caregiver and children ages 2-6) will be held at the main library on Wednesday and May 21 at 11 a.m. and at the Dillonvale-Mount Pleasant branch on Tuesday at 11:15 a.m.
Book Club for the Toronto branch will meet May 13 at 10 a.m. After the book discussion, Toronto native Tony Foglio will discuss and sign copies of his book, "The Troll of Newburg." All are welcome to meet the author. For information or to join the book club, call (740) 537-1262.
Election Day lunch
at Brilliant UMC
Brilliant United Methodist Church, 525 LaBelle St., Brilliant, will host an Election Day lunch on Tuesday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
The menu will include bean, vegetable, broccoli and chicken noodle soup; hot turkey sandwiches; sloppy joes and hot dogs; and assorted desserts.
Patrons can dine in or get takeout orders by calling (740) 598-4472.
EGCC students excel at event
Eastern Gateway Community College students Samantha Gregory and Rebecca Rice received Third Team All-Ohio Academic honors during a statewide event April 30 in Columbus.
Both Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society members, the students were recognized at a luncheon in the Ohio State House, sponsored by the Ohio Association of Community Colleges.
Gregory of Toronto is studying to obtain an associate of arts degree. After graduation, she plans to transfer to Wittenberg University to pursue a career in adolescent counseling. As chairperson of the T.E.A.R. program, she organizes events to raise money to help cancer patients' families. She also is active in the college's honor society events and service programs.
Rice of Bloomingdale is pursuing an associate of arts degree with an emphasis on psychology. She plans to transfer after graduation to Kent State University to earn a bachelor's degree in psychology with a career goal of becoming a social psychologist. She is active in her church and the church band. Rice participates in Phi Theta Kappa activities at Eastern Gateway.
The All-Ohio Academic Team provides recognition to outstanding students in Ohio's 23 public two-year colleges. The program is sponsored by the Ohio Association of Community Colleges and Phi Theta Kappa International Honor Society. Since the program began in 1997, more than $230,000 in scholarships has been awarded to hundreds of outstanding two-year college students.
To be eligible for the All-Ohio Academic Team, students must be nominated by their college president. Nominees must be eligible to graduate during the current academic year and have a cumulative grade point average of at least 3.25. The rankings for the All-Ohio Academic Team are determined by the scores nominees receive in the All-USA Academic Team judging. Winners are selected on the basis of academic performance, demonstration of leadership and community service involvement. Ten first team members, 10 second team members and third team members receive cash scholarships as well as, medallions, certificates and pins.
The April meeting of the Woodland Garden Club opened with a prayer offered by Paula Nutter and an inspirational message given by Susan Guskea.
Verna Smolinsky and Norma Harris prepared the meal and decorated with an Easter theme. Roll call was answered by naming a favorite perennial. Guest Darlene Horstman was introduced by Jodi Russell.
Sign-up sheets were circulated for various events, including Rosebud's open meeting in Dillonvale on Wednesday beginning at 6:30 p.m., and Horticulture Day on May 22 at 5:30 p.m. in Moorefield. The latter will be a plant exchange and covered dish.
Information regarding the Jefferson County Fair garden club flower show was shared. Norma Harris demonstrated two samples of a "Hogarth Curve" artistic design.
The program was presented by Jeannie Barker featuring a photo slide show of the many varieties of perennials in her garden.
workers to meet
The Brooke County Association of Retired School Employees will meet at 11:30 a.m. on May 13 at United Presbyterian Church of Follansbee.
Sharon Cuomo will preside at the business meeting immediately following the luncheon. There will be a memorial service to honor members who died in the past year.
All members are encouraged to attend. To make a lunch reservation, call Ruth Lewis at (304) 737-2314 by Wednesday.
Jewett VFD to
The Jewett Volunteer Fire Department will host a barbecued chicken dinner fundraiser from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on May 11.
The menu includes half a chicken, vegetables, bread, dessert and beverage. Cost is $8.
The Four Seasons Senior Citizens met April 9 at the Serbian American Cultural Center in Weirton with President Norma Yoho presiding.
Mary Rose Spano gave the opening prayer.
Ron Retzer entertained.
Reservations Chair Jose Cekenovich asked the callers and table workers stand and be recognized.
Patricia Beltrame won the free dinner. Carmella Pulice and Dorothy Blankenship won the 50/50 drawing. Carolyn Shaffer, Tom Maxwell, Barb Cerra, Jose Cekenovich, Rose Mark, Bob Anderson and Bob Burskey and Al Goykovich.
Marge Trinone announced April birthdays and an April anniversary.
After the meeting, members played cards and bingo. The next meeting will be May 21. The Donahues will entertain.
President James Freiling presided for the April dinner meeting of the Mingo Lions Club that was held at Mingo Medical Group Office Building.
Karen Edwards led the opening prayer.
Bill Snyder announced that he had taken used glasses to the Lions Collection Center.
Terry and Bill Snyder reported on the district convention that they had attended along with Dr. William and Jo Ann Johns.
Members recycled to benefit Indian Creek schools.
Officers were elected with Jeff Schuetz tapped as president.
Serving with him will be: first vice president, Bill Snyder; second vice president Jo Ann Johns; secretary, Clara Sue Milewsky; treasurer, Jim Freiling; tail twister, John "Wiz" Fabian; Lion tamer, Leroy Milewsky; and one-year directors, Dr. William Johns and Terry Snyder. Sight Chairman is Dr. William Johns; youth chairman is Karen Edwards; and membership chairman is Michele Fabbro.
The next regular meeting has been changed to May 12 and will be held at Schuetz Funeral Home. Schuetz is the caller. Officers will be installed.