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July 24, 2013
Weirton Daily Times

Gadabouts hold

annual picnic

John and Betty Zak served as hosts and directed committee functions for the Gadabouts annual covered-dish picnic held at the Follansbee Committee House.

Gloria Tripodi and Peg Frederick served as the reception committee. Ed Treglia opened the event with prayer. Ron Fallert and Jenny Avoli directed the 50/50 drawing, which was won by Sharon Carroll.

New members attending were Chuck and Charlene Pearce. Guests attending were Ruth Basich and Gloria Tluchowski.

The traditional bocce tournament was switched to an indoor cornhole toss because of extreme hot weather. Treglia, tournament director, reported that 10 four-person teams competed with first-place winners being Marge Serafini, Nick Smarella, Larry and Barbabra Purks. Second place was awarded to Betty Ann Parker, Bob Meridith, Clyde Morelli and Laura Mamula.

Mike DiBiasi called bingo and was assisted by Beverly DiBiasi and Betty Zak. Winners were Jane Barney, Janet Haverfield, Frank Vallera, Beverly DiBiasi, Sena Benos, Nial Pashke, Dorothy Pashke, Mike DiBiasi, Mary Morelli, George Glikes, Lorraine Hazlett, Barbara Cerra, Laura Mamula and Estelle Treglia.

The picnic committee consisted of Paul and Gloria Tripodi, Jenny Avoli, Peg Frederick, Claudia Clevenger, Rich and Beverly Wyman, Ray and Jean Dalfonso, Gene Poole, Frank and Carol Wisnieski, Terry and Laura Mamula, Ron Fallert, Jane Barney, Barbara Cerra and Dale Irwin.

SCS retirees plan

Sugarcreek outing

Nineteen Steubenville City School retirees met July 11 for lunch at the Farm in Mount Pleasant.

Cards were signed for ill members, and donations were collected for the United Way of Jefferson County.

The next gathering will be for supper at 5:30 p.m. on Aug. 8 at Schrock's Country Cookin' in Sugarcreek. Reservations and money are needed beforehand for this outing. The cost is $19 per person.

Main items on the menu will be chicken, roast beef, mashed potatoes and noodles and coconut cream, cherry and peanut butter pies for dessert.

Contact Linda Holub for information.

Ville Burnoff

winners named

Winners in the third-annual Ville Burnoff held July 12-13 at Jim Wood Park have been announced by organizer Rod Harton of Wintersville. They are:

The event included games and prizes for children and drawings for a variety of items, including Cleveland Cavaliers tickets, grills and Pirates tickets. Music was provided by disc jockey Bill Harvey and the 1 Man Jazz Player the D-Redd.

Tri-State Marine

auxiliary meets

The Tri-State Marine Corps Club Auxiliary held its monthly meeting on July 8 at the Serbian American Culture Center with Darlene Kemp, vice president, presiding.

Chaplain Mary Ann Smith gave the invocation, and Shirley Brecht read devotions on a poem called "Yesterday Trials."

Reports were given by Maxine Ragan, treasurer, and Mary Ann Elliott, sunshine chairperson.

Nine birthday cards were sent to residents of the West Virginia Veterans Home in Barborsville.

The 50/50 was won by JoAnn Johns who donated it back to the club.

The bakeless bake sale is continuing with appreciation expressed to all who have donated.

The picnic will be held on Aug. 10 beginning at noon at the Paris Presbyterian Church Hall, 127 Steubenville Pike, Paris, Pa. The auxiliary and their husbands will attend and eat at 2 p.m.

The next meeting will be held at 6:30 p.m. on Aug. 12.

'Grab and Go' lunch at church

St. Nicholas Orthodox Church will have a "Grab and Go" lunch and bake sale from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday at the church located at 604 Colliers Way, across from Weirton Medical Center.

The meal includes a sloppy joe sandwich, pasta salad, cookie and chips. The cost is $5. For takeout orders, call (304) 723-9746.

The church will host the following upcoming events:

11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Aug. 8, "Just Salads";

3 p.m. to 5 p.m. Aug. 22, cabbage roll dinner; and

11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sept. 12, soup and salad lunch.

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