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Tri-State Christian Academy

holding consignment sale

WEIRTON — The Tri-State Christian Academy Kids consignment sale is under way today through Saturday.

It is being held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. today; from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Friday; and from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday at the R.J. Bush Center, directly behind Mercy Baptist Church located at 3474 Pennsylvania Ave.

The sale is held twice yearly in the spring and fall and features gently used and new children’s items from more than 70 consignors. There will be approximately 30,000 items available at the sale.

Saturday will be half-off day, and anything that does not have a hole punched in the tag will be sold for half off.

Proceeds benefit scholarships at the academy. For information, visit www.tcakids.weebly.com or “like” their page on Facebook.

Purple Palooza fundraiser

set for Nov. 16 at St. Florian

STEUBENVILLE — The 10th and final Purple Palooza will be held from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. on Nov. 16 at St. Florian Event Center in Wintersville.

Purple Palooza raises money for the cancer screening fund at Trinity Health System to help provide free cancer screenings and early detection for the Ohio Valley.

Funds are raised through ticket sales, sponsorships and games and auctions the night of the event. The goal is to raise $20,000. Tickets are $40 per person. For information on tickets or sponsorship opportunities, call (740) 317-9464.

Purple Palooza started in 2010 to help others with their fight against cancer. In memory of Ken Moore, is has raised more than $100,000 in the last seven years to directly benefit the cancer screening fund.

Country Friends announces

entertainment for weekend

COLLIERS — Country Friends will host Hank Vincent’s Stone Street Station on Friday at the Memorial Hall located at 67 Police Lodge Road, Colliers.

The doors open at 6 p.m., the dance starts at 7 p.m., and the hall closes at 10 p.m. for both events. There is a $5 cover charge per person on dance nights.

There is no event scheduled, however, for Saturday.

Open mic, though, is Monday. The doors open at 4 p.m., the covered-dish meal is served at 5 p.m., and open mic begins at 6 p.m. and ends at 9 p.m. There is no cover charge on Mondays, but donations are appreciated.

Country Friends Foundation Inc. is a nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting Christian friendship and brotherly love through music. All proceeds go to charity. For information, call (304) 479-1270, (304) 748-2816 or (304) 797-0122. For a monthly schedule e-mail owlcinder@yahoo.com.

Steubenville Woman’s Club

to meet Monday at museum

STEUBENVILLE — The GFWC/Ohio Woman’s Club of Steubenville will take its October meeting to a different location, gathering Monday for a noon luncheon and business meeting at the Jefferson County Historical Association Museum, located at 426 Franklin Ave., Steubenville.

“A Look Through Time” will be the theme of the meeting where President Carlotta Jordan will preside.

Wintersville church having

Fall Funfest on Saturday

WINTERSVILLE — Wintersville Church of the Nazarene’s Fall Funfest will be held from noon to 3 p.m. on Saturday.

This year’s event, which is open to the public, will feature games and prizes for children; a chili-dog and pulled pork sandwich sale; and a white elephant sale.

All proceeds will benefit the roof replacement fund. The church is located at 377 Longvue Drive in Wintersville.

Hopedale American Legion

to host steak night Oct. 12

HOPEDALE — The Hopedale American Legion Post at 48225 Rabbit Road is hosting a steak night on Oct. 12.

It will be held from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. while steaks last. The cost is $15. Patrons can dine in or get carryout. The phone number is (740) 937-9995. Steak night is held the second of the month at the Legion post.

Benefit quarter auction

scheduled for Saturday

NEW MANCHESTER — A benefit quarter auction will be held on Saturday at the New Manchester Volunteer Fire Department for the family of Todd Henderson, who was 34 when he died suddenly on July 23.

He was a paramedic and former firefighter with Newell and Lawrenceville Fire Departments.

Doors open at noon, and the auction starts at 1 p.m., according to an event spokesperson.

Henderson was raised in Chester and graduated from Oak Glen High School, later studying emergency medicine at Jefferson College. He became a paramedic and served the communities of Hancock County and surrounding areas in that capacity and was a volunteer firefighter for Newell and New Manchester. At the time of death, he worked at Davita Dialysis. He leaves behind a wife and three children.

For information, call (412) 901- 9391.

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