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Hancock County Garden Club

welcomes newcomers to group

NEW CUMBERLAND — The Hancock County Garden Club — a new club for all gardeners, young or old, new gardeners or Master Gardeners, will hold its next meeting on Nov. 26 at the Swaney Memorial Library, 210 S. Court St.

It will involve a special holiday luncheon. Those interested can contact Ann Bailey, agricultural and natural resources, program assistant, WVU Extension Service, Hancock County, for information by calling (304) 564-3805.

The purpose of the club is to share gardening experiences and tips, become educated on all aspects of gardening, visit gardens throughout the area and serve the community of Hancock County. The club is sponsored by West Virginia University Hancock County Extension. Meetings are held at the Swaney Memorial Library.

One of the group’s projects includes the flagpole garden at the Hancock County Senior Center. A spring project being planned is landscaping around the Hancock County Historical Museum, as well as an old-fashioned “kitchen garden” outside the museum’s kitchen.

Ticket deadline approaches for

club’s Dec. 1 Holiday Splendor

WINTERSVILLE — Tickets will remain on sale through Nov. 25 for the Wintersville Woman’s Club annual fundraiser, Holiday Splendor, which will be held Dec. 1 at St. Florian Event Center in Wintersville.

The luncheon and style show will feature a variety of vendors and boutique shopping beginning at 11:30 a.m., followed by lunch served at 1 p.m. and then a style show featuring fashions by Christopher and Banks. There will be vendor shopping afterward until 4 p.m. The event also will include door prizes, Chinese auction baskets, a drawing for a TV and a special grand prize drawing for jewelry donated by Discovery Jewelers in Wintersville.

Tickets are $30. Checks can be made payable to the Wintersville Woman’s Club and mailed to 52 Pleasant St., Wintersville OH 43953. For information, call (740) 381-2568.

Book, bake sale on Saturday

YORKVILLE — A book sale and bake sale will be held from 1-4 p.m. and 6-7 p.m. on Saturday at St. Lucy Church Hall, St. Lucy Avenue and Walter Street, Yorkville.

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