'Taste of Quinn' at church on
Saturday from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.
If you're looking for somewhere to eat Saturday, remember that Quinn Memorial AME Church in Steubenville is hosting its annual "Taste of Quinn" that features "some of the finest cuisine prepared by Quinn's lay members."
It will be held from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the church, which is located at 515 North St., Steubenville.
The church's promotional flyers for this event sponsored by the Quinn AME Lay Organization beckon would-be patrons to "enjoy food that is blessed by God and served with love!"
Favorite recipes prepared by Quinn cooks and available for area residents to savor this variety of African-America soul cuisine will include fried chicken, pork roast, beef brisket, turkey and dressing, ham, ribs, collard greens, cabbage, corn bread, green beans, potato salad, candied yams, salads and desserts to include cakes, pies, flavored tarts and other favorite sweets.
Rolls, punch and coffee also are included.
Tickets are $15 and are available in advance from any lay member or by calling the church at (740) 282-3912. Tickets also will be available at the door.
Proceeds from Taste of Quinn benefit church projects, according to committee members.
Chairing the fundraiser is lay organization President Patricia Fletcher, originator of the idea for Taste of Quinn. Co-chair is Soundra Palmer, also heading decorations.
Other committee members are Lisa Thomas and Dolores Young, tickets; Jacqueline Gibson, publicity; and committee members Marion Young, John Butler, Joyce Jones, Eloise Curenton, Lisa Mason, Marge Monico, Glenn Thompson, Gloria Howard, Mary Collins, Gloria Crossland, Robin Mickens, Walter Morgan, Ilana Chester, Mattie Patterson, Sylvia Thompson, Lawrence Fletcher, Darlene Thompson and Genevieve Murray.
For information, contact Gibson at (740) 264-9763 or Fletcher at (740) 264-1037.
Toronto Sunrise Seniors
welcome new members
The Toronto Sunrise Seniors met July 25 with President Tim Gribben presiding. Alex and Beverly Anderson and Cindy Moser were welcomed into the club as new members.
Following the opening ceremonies, reports were given by Treasurer Rex Mossor and Secretary Mary Lou Deku.
For August, the kitchen committee consists of Edna Riffle, Rose Gibson, Ray and Karen Horne, Wilma Elder, Nina Kavanagh, Betty Pierce, Beth Clark and Kenny Mossor.
Seats remain available for the Hartville trip on Aug. 7. Anyone interested in going can contact Tour Director Judy Whyte at (740) 264-7837.
Those going on the Atlantic City trip on Aug. 19-21 should be at the Toronto Municipal Building in time for the bus' departure at 7 a.m.
The 50/50 winner was Rose Gibson.
Peg Nordenger gave the closing prayer.
Bingo winners were Gloria Howard, Jay Smith, Marcella McKnight, John Bodrog, Dottie Pavelka, Betty Mossor, Patty Roth, Sandy Smith, Nancy Bodrog, Paul Pavelka, Cindy Moser, Eileen Cernansky, Janet Blaschak and Peg Nordenger.
Scat winners were Tim Gribben, Rusty Roth, Joyce Gribben, Nancy Bodrog, Mary Lou Deku and Gloria Howard.
The Toronto Sunrise Seniors hold their meetings the second and fourth Fridays of each month at the Roosevelt Senior Center.
Steubenville Rotary Club lists speakers
for month of August
The Steubenville Rotary Club will welcome Darin Lautenschleger of the Muskingum Watershed Conservancy to its noon luncheon business meeting today at the YWCA of Steubenville.
Lautenschleger will address clean water issues, one of Rotary's main focuses worldwide.
Other speakers for August will include:
Aug. 8: To be announced.
Aug. 15: Patricia Allen of the Jefferson County Children's Service Agency will discuss the plight of and services available to troubled and needy children in the area.
Aug. 22: Michael Angelo, motivational speaker and a Rotarian hailing from Caruso Royal Oaks, Mich.
Aug. 29: Eric Towell, representing Invesco, will discuss economic and market outlooks.
Cory Wingett, Rotary Club president-elect, is August program chair.
Lupus support group Monday
to host caregiving presenter
Laurel DuBeck, community educator for the Area Office on Aging, Region 9, will be the guest speaker when the Lupus Optimum Health Support Group meeting is held Monday from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Hampton Inn, 820 University Blvd., Steubenville.
DuBeck's topic will center around support for patients and caregivers who are living and coping with Lupus. Refreshments will be served.
The Lupus Outreach Program's line dance class will be held from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Aug. 18 at the Martin Luther King Jr. Center, 905 Market St., Steubenville. All classes are free.
The program is funded by the Ohio Commission on Minority Health and sponsored by Urban Mission Ministries/NCDC. Walter and Pat Howard are program coordinators.
Special gathering Tuesday
at Richmond Legion Post 740
A special social gathering open to the public will be observed at the Richmond American Legion Post 740 Honored Seven on Tuesday beginning at 7 p.m.
Refreshments will be served, and all are welcome to attend, according to Legion Commander Dan Vojvodich. The Legion is located on Legion Drive, Richmond.
Follansbee branch library
announces story hour dates
The Follansbee Branch Library will hold story hours for children, ages 25, and their caregivers at noon Monday and Aug. 11, 18 and 25.
There will be a a craft, games and a snack. Call (304) 527-0860 to register for the free program.
Mon Power plans power
outage Sunday morning
Officials with Mon Power have announced electric service in the north Wellsburg area will be disrupted from 12:01 a.m. to 8 a.m. Sunday while crews replace equipment in the North Wellsburg Substation.
The outage will affect about 1,000 customers from the substation on 12th Street north, and Mon Power will attempt to contact affected customers by phone beforehand. In the event of inclement weather, the outage will be rescheduled for Aug. 10 during the same hours. For questions, call (800) 686-0022.