Nifty Needles group meets
The Nifty Needles Neighborhood Group of the American Sewing Guild held the May meeting at the First Christian Church located on Main Street, Weirton.
Leader Nancy Sanders welcomed members and discussed her trip to the Cleveland Sewing Expo. She displayed patterns and sewing books she had purchased there.
Sanders reminded members a stitch camp will be held May 23-25 in Kearns, Pa., and the Western Pennsylvania Shop Hop will be held June 18-21.
The Niles, Ohio, neighborhood group will hold its spring event from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. June 14 at the Central Christian Church located at 2051 E. Market St., Warren. Admission is $25 for members and $35 for nonmembers with lunch included. Joe Vecchiarelli of Fashion Supplies will talk about working with costumes for television's "Dancing With the Stars" and "Fashion Star."
Reservations can be made by contacting Barbara Rosier-Tryon at (330) 550-1215 by May 31.
Middy Freese gave a program on Mason jar pincushion holders. Each member received a kit. Carol Village led a fabric share for members. Dale Negle displayed photos of a crazy quilt. The next meeting will be June 3. Guest are welcome. For information, contact Sanders at (304) 527-1405.
Support group meeting May 21
Charity Hospice bereavement support group will meet from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. on May 21 at the Prime Time Senior Center, 300 Lovers Lane, Steubenville.
For information, call Debbie Yoklic at (740) 264-2280.
CCHS Class of 1964 meeting May 20
The Steubenville Catholic Central High School Class of 1964 will hold its final meeting before the upcoming June 13-14 reunion on May 20 at Lancelot's Restaurant in Wintersville.
The deadline for reservations has been set for May 31. Questions about reunion events can be directed to Pat Wells at (740) 381-0083.
Fun Seekers hear update on trips
President David Hunt called the May Fun Seekers meeting to order with Joann Bugin reading a Mother's Day poem and leading in opening exercises.
Dino and Pat Rossi organized table games with 86 in attendance. Barbara Whiteman and Elvera Mihalic will be in charge of prizes for the June meeting.
Reports were given by Ellen Hunt and Treasurer Jay DeFallo.
The group made a donation to Make-A-Wish in Clare French's memory, and Bugin read a note from the French family. Frank Bednarek corresponded with the club.
David Krause and Regina Truax announced upcoming tours, including:
For information, call Krause at (740) 264-5817 or (304) 723-0419.
Members discussed meeting at the Prime Time Center on Lovers Lane, Steubenville, for Ohio meetings.
Roberta Antinone won the 50/50 drawing, and members donated the club's portion to the Salvation Army of Jefferson County. Edith Cooper won the club dinner, and Terry Mamula won the Undo's dinner.
Regina Truax, David Krause, Carl Truax, Louise Herman, Joann Bugin, Mary Morelli, Anita Spadafora, Mary Lou Rossi, Larry Basil and Charlene Pearce won door prizes. Bugin gave the benediction.
Region 12 OAGC holds spring meeting
Region 12 of the Ohio Association of Garden Clubs held its spring meeting at the East Springfield Community Center on May 12.
Jodi Russell, regional director, called the meeting to order and introduced Mary Lee Minor, state president.
She made flower arrangements, using "The Rainbow" as her theme.
The meeting included an inspirational reading titled "Spring Time Joys" and the reading of reports.
Cindy Taylor invited Region 12 to participate in a spring garden show at the Fort Steuben Mall in Steubenville in April 2015.
The fall regional meeting will be hosted by the Flushing Garden Club, and Horticulture Day will be at 5:30 p.m. on May 22 at the Moorefield Community Center.
The Flushing Garden Club held a flower show May 10 at the Beacon House in St. Clairsville, it was noted.
Individuals interested in becoming a member of an OAGC garden club or starting a new club can contact Russell by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Golf scramble to benefit foundation
The third-annual Children's Bereavement Foundation four-man golf scramble will be held June 21 at the Spring Hills Golf Course in East Springfield.
The fundraiser will include a $10,000 hole-in-one cash prize sponsored by Prestige Video Productions. The fee is $60 per person and includes lunch on the turn and a steak dinner. There also will be door prizes and a 50-50 drawing.
For information, call Charlie Corder at the golf course at (740) 543-3270 or Jim Lamp at (740) 275-4303.
The Wintersville-based Children's Bereavement Foundation helps with the final expenses for 20-week pre-term to 24 months. The money does not go to the family directly but to the funeral home, cemetery, etc., according to a news release. To date, the foundation has helped 10 families since October 2011. Questions can be directed to (740) 264-4604.
Brittany Lamp is the foundation's president and founder.
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.
Crocheting group to meet
The Brooke County Public Library's Crocheting Group will meet at 5 p.m. Wednesday.
The group is for adults, beginners through experts. Participants should bring their own supplies and projects. For those who need help, individuals will be on hand to assist or instruct.
Call (304) 737-1551 to register for the free group.
Art association workshop detailed
The Steubenville Art Association is offering a pencil workshop for beginning to advanced artists on Wednesday at Historic Fort Steuben from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Wheeling artist Bill Rettig, a nationally recognized watercolor artist, will be the instructor. The cost is $40. Contact Marnee Muhleman at (330) 340-4577 for details and registration.