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September 17, 2013
Weirton Daily Times

Sundowners 4-H Saddle Club

to hold horse show Saturday

NEW CUMBERLAND - The Sundowners 4-H Saddle Club is sponsoring a Beginner Horse Show Saturday at 4-H Camp Aura on Ross Road.

The show is for riders 12 years of age and under and will begin at 11 a.m. All riders are required to wear proper clothing, which must include boots and a hard hat.

Classes on the show bill include halter, leadline, walk-trot, egg-and-spoon, open pleasure, balloon ride, thread-the-needle, cloverleaf barrels, Western pleasure and stakebend. Medals will be awarded for five places for all classes. Entry fees are $3 per class with a grounds fee per horse.

Prior to the show, the Sundowners will be sponsoring a pancake breakfast from 8 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. The menu includes pancakes, bacon, sausage, biscuits and sausage gravy, scrambled eggs, orange juice, chocolate milk and coffee.

All proceeds will benefit 4-H Camp Aura; funds are being raised to re-surface the arena.

For information on the show contact Tara Allison at (304) 564-3747 or Megan Walker at (304) 564-3598.

Country Friends to host Stone Street

COLLIERS - Country Friends will host the Stone Street Station Saturday at the Memorial Hall located on Old Police Lodge Road.

The doors open at 6 p.m., and the dance begins at 7 p.m.

The group hosts a covered-dish dinner and open mic night every Monday and Friday. The doors open at 4 p.m., the meal begins at 5 p.m. and open mic begins at 6 p.m.

Country Friends Foundation Inc. is a nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting Christian friendship and brotherly love through music. All proceeds go to charity.

For information, call (304) 527-4253 or (304) 479-1270 or visit

Marland Heights holding fall fest

WEIRTON - The Marland Heights Community Church will hold the annual fall fest from 11 a.m to 2 p.m. Saturday at the church's ballfield located at 3900 Bright Way.

In the case of inclement weather, the event will be held inside the church.

The event will include refreshments, children's games and a vendor show.

New Hope holding revival

WEIRTON - The New Hope Baptist Church will hold a revival featuring Evangelist Toru Marshall with services at 11 a.m. and 6 p.m. Sunday and 7 p.m. Sept. 23 through Sept. 25.

Marshall, of Iron Station, N.C., was invited to speak in Cuba in 1997, where he found many pastors and their families starving. In response, he founded Nationals Outreach Worldwide Ministries to provide support to pastors across the world. N.O.W. Ministries supports more than 950 pastors in 49 countries.

Marshall has been involved in evangelism for nearly 30 years.

The Colonial Baptist Church choir of Wintersville, Ohio, will perform Sept. 24, and a dessert fellowship will follow.

For information about the revival, call the church at (304) 748-1067 or the Rev. Len Peeler at (304) 564-3642.

Fair set for Sept. 28

AVELLA, Pa. - The Avella History and Genealogy Fair will be held Sept. 28 at the Community Center located at 11 School Court, on Avella Heights.

The doors open at 8 a.m., and admission is by donation.

Exhibits are sought, and display tables are available by donation.

The St. Michael's Catholic Church women will have food available.

For information, call (724) 947-3983.

Right to Life schedules contest

WELLSBURG - Brooke County Right to Life will be holding a beautiful baby contest Oct. 4-6 at the Wellsburg Applefest.

Entries must be submitted by Sept. 29; there is no fee. The contest is open to children up to 3-years-old.

Entries should include a 4-inch by 6-inch photograph of the child with the child's first name and age printed on the back; and an index card with the child's full name and the name, address and phone number of the person submitting the entry. All photos will be returned.

Send entries to Marla Mercer, 221 Hillcrest Drive, Wellsburg, WV 26070.

Photos will be displayed at the Right to Life booth and those attending the festival vote by making cash donations. All proceeds benefit Brooke County right to Life.

The winner will be announced Oct. 6 and receive a $100 U.S. Savings Bond and be invited to ride on Right to Life's Fourth of July parade float.

For information, call (304) 829-4383.

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