The Shanagu Senior Social Club of Mingo Junction held its 43rd anniversary dinner on May 18 at Scaffidi's Restaurant and Tavern in Steubenville.
President Rose Gampolo welcomed back longtime member Grace Crust.
Memorial services were conducted by Bettyanne Jeffries, chaplain, and Barbara Jackson, assistant, for members who had died this past year, including Rose Karas, Millie D'Alesio and Robert Darrah.
Door prizes that included hanging baskets of flowers and centerpieces were awarded to Susie Burga, Marge Jresko, Georgia Brooks, Floyd Crawford, Mary Gampola, Mamie Bucci and Tillie Guisto.
Members played a card game called Florida bingo.
The Shanagu regular meetings are evenry Wednesday from 12:15 p.m. to 3 p.m. at the Mingo Senior Center. Bingo is played with three cards for a quarter. Individuals age 50 and older are eligible to join.
to show film
The Brooke County Public Library in Wellsburg will show the PG-rated animated film "The Lego Movie," at 11 a.m. on Saturday
Call (304) 737-1551 to reserve a seat and popcorn for the free screening.
Hancock County 4-H Camp is scheduled for July 22-26 at Tomlinson Run State Park in New Manchester. The "Lights-Camera-4H!" theme will celebrate 4-H through the years.
Campers will experience the different types of movies (science fiction, action, etc.) Camp is open to youth ages 9-21. Space is limited to 80 campers. Those interested in attending should call (304) 564-3805.
Hancock County 4-H announces its sponsorship of the federally funded Summer Food Service Program. Meals will be provided to all eligible children free of charge.
To be eligible to receive free meals at a residential camp or an enrolled program, children must meet the income guidelines for reduced price meals in the National School Lunch Program. Children who are part of households that receive SNAP and/or TANF assistance are automatically eligible to receive free meals.
Rich Treglia performed a variety of Dean Martin renditions for the Gadabouts at their June meeting held at St. Florian Hall in Wintersville.
John Zak presided, recognizing those marking birthdays and anniversaries.
Rich Wyman gave devotions and read an inspirational poem.
Zak announced that the July picnic will be held at 1 p.m. on July 9 at the Follansbee Community House. Guests are welcome to attend with a member. The cost for guests will be $8 while members pay $3 and bring a covered dish. Zak encouraged all attending to have their covered dish there no later than 12:30 p.m.
Ernie Andrews won the 50/50 drawing conducted by Jenny Avoli and Ron Fallert.
Door prize winners were Dale Irwin, Steve Koslik, Laura Mamula, Bill Shipe, Tim Thomas, Rich Treglia and Ted Walaszcyck. The drawing for the door prizes furnished by Rich and Beverly Wyman was conducted by Frank and Carol Wisnieski.
Upcoming bus trips announced were:
For trip details, contact Regina Truax at (304) 723-0419.
All Gadabouts trips are open to non-members. The club is for couples and singles 55 years of age and older.
coming to Weirton
The Smithsonian Institution traveling exhibit, "Hometown Teams: How Sports Shape America," sponsored by the West Virginia Humanities Council, will be at the Weirton Area Museum and Cultural Center from Aug. 17 to Sept. 27.
Hometown Teams interweaves images and text with almost 70 artifacts, video, audio and other interactive elements that present perspectives on sports in popular culture, as well as local sports traditions. It offers information about mascots, marching bands, cheerleaders, game-day traditions, tailgating, player/coach relationships, sports equipment, stadiums, rivalries and athletes who broke racial, gender or physical barriers in sports. The growth of alternative and extreme sports also is explored.
The Humanities Council is providing funding and technical assistance to each host site for the development of companion displays and supplemental programs that focus on local sports heritage.