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February 20, 2013
Weirton Daily Times

Wellsburg Lenten services detailed

The Wellsburg Ministerium has announced that Wellsburg area churches and their clergy will again participate in a series of Lenten services through Easter.

The services are open to people of all denominations. Many are led by a clergy member visiting from another Wellsburg church.

The schedule follows:

Thursday at 7 p.m., Wellsburg First Presbyterian Church, with the Rev. Gene Sheppard.

Feb. 28 at 7 p.m., Christ Episcopal Church, the Rev. Angel Adams.

March 7 at 7 p.m., New Day Christian Center, the Rev. Jerome Anderson.

March 14 at 7 p.m., Henderson Chapel AME, the Rev. Bryce Grieco.

March 21 at 7 p.m., Windsor Heights Church of God, the Rev. Carl Tribbet.

March 29 at noon at Wellsburg Christian Church, Good Friday service with the theme "Seven Last Sayings of Christ" and featuring Adams, Joy Leasure, Anderson, the Rev. Dan Pisano, Grieco, the Rev. Aaron Miller and the Rev. Carl Terry participating.

March 31 at 7 a.m. at Brooke Hills Park Clubhouse, Easter sunrise service with the Rev. Carl Tribbet.

Weir Class of '58 planning reunion

The Weir High School Class of 1958 Reunion Committee will meet at 1 p.m. Feb. 28 at Undo's.

All classmates are welcome to attend.

For information, call Harry Brown at (304) 748-0783, George Payne at (304) 748-3291 or Regina Truax at (304) 723-0419.

Wells seniors to meet Friday

Wells Township Senior Citizens will be holding its monthly meeting at 1 p.m. Friday at the Wells Township Community Center located on Steuben Street in Brilliant.

The lunch will be salad and Capri sausage sandwiches. Participants can bring a dessert to share if they so desire.

The meetings are held on the last Friday of the month with a $5 annual membership fee. The monthly event includes lunch, door prizes and a 50-50 drawing

Occasionally there will be a speaker.

Questions can be directed to Liz Cook, Wells Township recreation director, at (740) 598-3967 or (740) 632-6253.

KidneySmart classes detailed

The Mary H. Weir Public Library located at 3442 Main St., Weirton, will be the site of two free, community-based educational and informational sessions about kidneys.

The KidneySmart classes will be held from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. on Feb. 28 and March 28.

Participants can learn how their kidneys function, recognize early signs of kidney disease, learn ways to better manage their diet and health and get an overview of treatment options should a chronic kidney disease be diagnosed.

The classes are taught by certified educators.

To register, visit or call (412) 770-7210.

Caregiver support

group meeting set

The Alzheimer's Association will be holding its monthly caregiver support group meeting on Thursday at 6 p.m. at Eastern Gateway Community College, Room 1500. For information, call the Alzheimer's Association at (330) 650-0552 or 1 (800) 272-3900.

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