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April 16, 2013
Weirton Daily Times

Knights to host

guest speaker

Supreme Council Membership and Program Consultant Dannie Harris will making a stop at the Knights of Columbus Council No. 472 on Thursday for a presentation beginning at 7:45 p.m.

All Knights of Columbus members in District No. 48 are encouraged to attend, which includes councils in the Tri-State Area from any district.

The meeting is scheduled to begin at 7:45 p.m.

A question and answer session will follow the presentation, according to Don Hall, Grand Knight of Council No. 472 and district deputy.

Immaculate Heart of Mary Council No. 472 is located on Two Ridge Road behind the Ohio State Patrol headquarters.

Refreshments will be served following the meeting.

AMVETS Post 275

meets Wednesday

AMVETS Post 275 will meet at 4:30 p.m. on Wednesday at the Veterans Service Office, 423 North St., Steubenville.

The meeting will include numerous program updates, officer nominations and the 2014 meeting schedule.

All area veterans are welcome to attend.

Questions can be directed to Dan Wilson, commander, at (740) 317-8646.

Adena Legion to

host card party

The Adena American Legion will host a card party on April 23 beginning at 6 p.m.

Doors open at 5:30 p.m. Cost is $6 per person, which includes lunch and door prizes.

Tickets will not be sold at the door and must be prepaid in advance.

For reservations, call Libby Fulton at (740) 546-3336; Cheryl Zamski at (740) 769-2846; or Christine Thompson at (740) 546-4300.

Brilliant Lions

elect officers

The Brilliant Lions Club elected officers at its April 4 meeting with Ralph Nickoson selected as president.

Also tapped to lead were: Jim Everson, first vice president; John McGuire, second vice president; Gebo Fleming, third vice president; John Goosman, secretary; Tom Connell, assistant secretary; Todd Henry, treasurer; Glenn Dennis, assistant treasurer; Don Grant, Lion tamer; Mike Wilson, tail twister; Dave Porter and Ron Retzer, two-year trustees; and Charlie Bane and Jim Harmon, one-year trustees.

It was announced that 10-year club membership awards were presented to Bob Potts, Nickoson and Goosman.

The club meets on the first and third Thursday of each month at 6 p.m. at the Wells Township Community Senior Center on Steuben Street in Brilliant.

Free diabetic foot

screening set

Medi Home Care at 105 Main St., Wintersville, will hold a free diabetic foot screening for diabetic shoes on Friday from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. For an appointment, call (740) 266-3974.

Toronto Senior

Citizens meet

Doris Matyas presided at the Toronto Senior Citizens meeting held April 11 with Pam Dunlap, Pat and Mel Simpson, Bob and Pat Richardson and Mary Hackney welcomed as guests.

Mary Alice Meyer gave the blessing for the covered-dish dinner and read devotions.

Reports were given by Shirley Rebich, Joyce Dobbs and Rosemary Bonofine.

Lola Swanagan reported on trips, including: May 5, Cabaret theater for "You Say Tomato;" June 30, Columbiana Theater; "Speakn Easy;" Sept. 16-19, Ashville, N.C., Biltmore, Dollywood, Pigeon Forge; and Oct. 19, Riverboat from New Martinsville to Marietta. For information, call Swanagan at (740) 537-4977 or Matyas at (740) 537-3064.

April birthdays and anniversaries were announced. The 50/50 was won by Huck Hanuscin. Door prize winners were David Krause, Mary Petras, Violet McClain, Joyce Dobbs, Carole Eddy, Richard Dobbs, Mary Hackney and Bob Carroll. Bingo winners were Pat Ferrell, Mary Petras, Arlene Zahniser and Jane Hanuscin.

Scat winners were Doris Matyas, David Krause, Nancy Ludewig, Jane Hanuscin and Richard Dobbs.

The next meeting will be held April 25 at the Roosevelt Building.

Art association

meets Wednesday

The Steubenville Art Association will host a show-and-tell/critique meeting at 7 p.m. Wednesday at Historic Fort Steuben located at 120 S. Third St., Steubenville.

Participants can share a favorite possession and explain its significance or seek some help or input on a current art project.

Nominations for the 2013-14 year will be made.

The social committee includes Chairman Jim Watson, Paul Hornung, Jim Gorney, Bob Martin and Larry King.

Upcoming workshops will include "Armatures and Celuclay" on May 15 by instructors Martha Jamall, Klyoe Howald, Janet Sawer and Marilyn O'Connell from Cambridge. The last day to register is May 10.

"Acrylics as Watercolor" by Wayne Chunat of Malvern will be held June 19 with the last day to register being June 14.

Both workshops will be held from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Historic Fort Steuben. Cost is $40. For information or to register, contact Marnee Muhleman at (330) 340-4577.

Questers tour

'shabby chic' home

Jane Bigler was hostess for a brunch meeting of the Bezaleel Wells Chapter of Questers.

Following the meal, Bigler showed members around her home, which is decorated with garage sale finds in a style she describes as "shabby chic." She had notes placed in various spots which supported her philosophy of collecting and choosing according to what a person likes to have around.

Although she uses her sale finds artistically, such as a drying rack displaying kitchen utensils, mixed in are several family heirlooms. Among them were a Steubenville Pottery soup tureen, a Wheeling Pottery pitcher, two Toronto Pottery platters and a Weller bowl.

Iris Craig noted the state spring meeting was to be held in Delaware, Ohio.

Treasurer Marlene Rhueff announced that dues are now being collected.

Jean Turrentine will be the April hostess with Fenton Glassware as the subject.

Survivors, Seekers

hold meeting

The Survivors and Seekers held their April meeting and luncheon recently at Wintersville United Methodist Church.

Ten copies of "The Lost Children of the Ohio Valley," written by the late Gordon Grafton, were ordered and are available by calling Charlie Lash at (740) 264-4821 or Darlene Pehanich at (740) 282-6127. The meeting included reports by Pehanich and Mary Pasich. The next meeting is May 9 at 1 p.m. at Wintersville UMC.

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