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Fort Steuben Chapter resumes planning for 100-year banquet

WEIRTON — Members of the Fort Steuben Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution’s centennial banquet committee met Tuesday at Eat ‘n Park Restaurant in Weirton to resume plans for the 100-year anniversary celebration postponed by COVID-19 restrictions this year.

Members are encouraged to mark their calendars and join in the festivities at the banquet, which will be held at Undo’s Restaurant in the Holiday Inn, 350 Three Springs Drive, Weirton, beginning at 5 p.m. on May 14.

Reservations will be available until March 12, when plans will be finalized for the May event. The sit-down dinner will be $25 for members, which includes the meal and a hand-blown glass ornament. The cost for guests is $35. Treasurer Patty D’Aurora will be handling reservations.

Committee members present were Regent Vickie Joseph, Francine Hauldren, Nancy Valles, DeeAnn Greene, Karen Blanc, Carol Skerbetz and Janet Rymer. Second Vice Regent Mary Ann Jesse and Patty D’Aurora also are committee members. Any DAR member wishing to serve on a committee should contact Joseph.

Weir High Class of 1967 plans luncheon for Wednesday

WEIRTON — The Weir High Class of 1967 will hold a luncheon on Wednesday, beginning at 11:30 a.m., at Mario’s Restaurant, located at 3806 Main St., Weirton.

All classmates and spouses are welcome.

Dog Days of Summer Festival to benefit humane society

WINTERSVILLE — The Dog Days of Summer Festival is an upcoming fundraiser to benefit the Jefferson County Humane Society.

It will be held July 31 at Aladdin Land, 6355 Twp. Road 166, Bloomingdale, from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m.

The inside/outside fundraiser will include craft beer, wine and bourbon tasting; food trucks; casino games; and a live concert by Tom Watt “The Buffettman” and his band Fruitcakes playing Jimmy Buffett’s classic summer music, beginning at 7 p.m.

Tickets are $20 and are available at the Jefferson County Animal Shaleter, 200 Airport Road, Wintersville; The Jefferson County Humane Society Veterinary Clinic, 81 Talbott Drive, Wintersville; Hauser’s Furniture, 3905 Sunset Blvd., Steubenville; from humane society volunteers; or by calling (740) 314-5583.

Annual Hopedale community yard sale scheduled Aug. 6-7

HOPEDALE — The 22nd-annual Hopedale community yard sale will be held Aug. 6 and 7 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Anyone participating in the sale is encouraged to contact the city building to be placed on the map.

Maps will be available at various family yard locations.

Hot Dogs on the Lawn

luncheon Wednesday at Zion

STEUBENVILLE — Zion United Church of Christ, 139 N. Fifth St., Steubenville, will host a “Hot Dogs on the Lawn” luncheon from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday. The menu includes hot dogs, $1; potato salad, $2; baked beans, $2; strawberry pretzel Jell-O salad, $2; cold pop and bottled water, $1; and assorted desserts for $2, such as cherry pie, Texas sheet cake, hummingbird cake and peanut butter sheet cake.

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