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Pleasant Valley UMC’s

rummage sale continues

WEIRTON — Pleasant Valley United Methodist Church’s “semi-annual quality rummage sale” is continuing this week.

It will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Friday and from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday. The church is located at 101 Lisa Court, Weirton.

“There will be loads of quality household items, decorations, jewelry, clothing and a lot more,” a spokesperson noted. “We also will be holding a bake sale with goodies made by our church members.”

Toronto Sunrise Seniors

elect officers, plan trips

TORONTO — The Sept. 27 meeting of the Toronto Sunrise Seniors was held at the Roosevelt Center with President Barbara Pritts presiding.

Gloria Boley gave the blessing for the pizza party meal. Following dinner, Frank Marino and Marlene Garrett sold 50-50 tickets with the drawing won by Louie Nelson and Betty Mossor.

Reports were given by Secretary Laura Sheets and Judy Sabol. Pritts recognized members celebrating birthdays and conducted the health report of members. The October kitchen committee was adjusted to include Gloria Boley, Jerry Cornish, Gloria Howard, Marsha McConnell, Debbie Luvisi and Nancy Bodrog.

New officers elected for a two-year term include: President, Barbara Pritts; vice president, Gloria Howard; secretary, Laura Sheets; treasurer, Judy Sabol; social secretary, Marlene Garrett; chaplain, Mary Edwards; and assistant treasurer, Rita Carnahan.

The group decided to wear costumes and/or crazy hats for the Halloween celebration. Plans were finalized for a bus trip to Midland, Pa., to see “Frozen” on Nov. 17 and the “Nutcracker” on Dec. 15. The group also will travel to Sugarcreek to the Ohio Star Theater to see the “Christmas Tree Ship” on Dec. 3. A few seats remain available for these trips. Contact Pritts at (740) 537-4957 for information.

Members played bingo and scat. Winners were Debbie Luvisi, Frank Marino, Marsha McConnell, Paul Sherwood, Phyllis Smith, Nancy Bodrog, Dave Naukam, Hank Sheets, Gloria Howard, Marlene Garrett, Susan Kulstad, Louis Nelson, Lucy Timko, Darlene Naukam, Barbara Pritts and Judy Sabol. Scat winners were John Lash, Bob Deku and Judy Sabol.

The next meeting is Friday. All seniors are welcome to attend.

‘Aladdin,’ LEGO Club dates

scheduled at Weirton library

WEIRTON ­– The Mary H. Weir Public Library, 3442 Main St., is promoting two children’s events.

At 2 p.m. on Saturday, the library will present Disney’s live-action “Aladdin,” rated PG. Admission and popcorn are free, and guests are welcome to bring their own snacks and soft drinks.

The accessible Walnut Street doors will open at 1:45 p.m. No reservations are necessary.

The Weir Building LEGO Club will meet at the library from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. on Oct. 15. It will continue to meet on the third Tuesday of each month through May. Children of all ages are welcome, and those under 10 must be accompanied by an adult. “There are no fees and no registration requirements. All builders will receive a free “Weir Building” logo button.

Tri-State Winemakers Club

set to meet on Thursday

STEUBENVILLE — The Tri-State Winemaker’s Club met Sept. 12 at Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church in downtown Steubenville.

The Christmas party committee has been discussing plans for the club’s annual party. The club will be participating in the Weirton VFW wine tasting, which will be held from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Nov. 16.

During wine discussion, Riesling wines were compared with different levels of sweetness. In 2007 the International Riesling Society was formed, and they have a scale that lets consumers know the level of sweetness in the wine, it was noted.

The group’s next meeting will be held Thursday.

Hancock Humane Foundation

plans paint and sip Oct. 16

NEW CUMBERLAND — The Hancock County Humane Foundation presents “Paint and Sip with Cats.” It will be held Oct. 16, beginning at 6:30 p.m. at 241 Ohio River Blvd. Cost is $35 per person with all paint supplies and snacks provided. It will feature live subjects. To secure a spot, call (304) 224-2590. All proceeds benefit local homeless animals.

Ron Retzer Trio entertains

Three Score Seniors group

WEIRTON — President Kathy McCarrick presided at the September meeting of the Three Score Seniors meeting.

Winnie Kemp gave a reading titled “The Golden.” Vice President Mary Ellen Groves introduced the Ron Retzer Trio, who provided the evening’s entertainment. Reservations Chair Vivian Weigel introduced Ed Powell, guest of Ralph and Lois Cox; Bonnie Smith and Liz Fargo, guest of Cil Fridley; and Peggy Barker guest of Vivian Weigel.

Sunshine Winnie Kemp reported on cards sent and anniversaries and birthdays. Prizes given by Joe Veltri, Sonny Marino, Betty Virtue, Cookie Veltri and Jim Hare went to Brenda Edwards, Kathy McCarrick, Larry Purks, George Pohlman, Frank Fazio, Josi Elliott, Angie Mazur, Vivian Weigel, Ida Haines, George Pohlman, Billie Dietz and Diane Ceraolo.

The next meeting is Oct. 24.

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