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October 3, 2013
Weirton Daily Times

Rotary club lists October speakers

The Steubenville Rotary Club, which meets for a noon luncheon and business meeting on Fridays at the YWCA of Steubenville, will welcome Jefferson County Commissioner Dave Maple as its speaker Friday.

Maple will discuss county progress, including the former Ohio Valley Tower building, Jefferson County Air Park, the oil and gas committee and other items of interest.

Also on the October lineup are:

Oct. 25: Dr. Patrick Macedonia will discuss da Vinci robotic assisted surgery.

Laurel McDowell is October program chair.

Coffeehouse to feature Mark Miller

The Pleasant Hill Presbyterian Church's Coffeehouse kicks off a new season of entertainment Friday with featured guest Mark Miller performing from 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.

Miller has been performing solo jazz guitar and with jazz duos for the past three years as well as playing with Weirton-based musician Chuck Lucas in an acoustic duo for the past 13 years. He also has taught guitar, bass and advanced music theory in the East Liverpool area for the past 10 years.

The 213 Coffeehouse is located at 3279 state Route 213, Steubenville.

Admission is a suggested donation of $5 for an "an evening of musical entertainment and fellowship." Snacks are available to purchase. Proceeds go to local charities.

Pumpkin sale to benefit Relay for Life

The Brooke-Hancock Relay for Life Committee will hold its annual pumpkin sale from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday and from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday in front of Jackie's Florist, 2514 Commerce St., Wellsburg, (state Route 2). Pumpkins, cornstalks, straw and bows for fall decorating will be sold.

Country Friends host Sands of Time

The Country Friends will host the Sands of Time Saturday at the Memorial Hall located at 402 Old Police Lodge Road, Colliers.

The doors open at 6 p.m., and the dance begins at 7 p.m. A covered-dish dinner and open mic night is held 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. For information, call (304) 527-4253 or (304) 479-1270.

Wells Township flea market Oct. 12

Wells Township will hold its annual indoor flea market from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Oct. 12 at the Wells Township Community Senior Center on Steuben Street, Brilliant.

Tables are available for free. Donations will be accepted to use for door prizes. For information, contact Liz Cook at (740) 598-3967 or (740) 632-6253 or Cheryl Roe at the township office at (740) 598-9602.

Healthy U to be topic for Lupus group

The Lupus Support Group will welcome Jackie Gibson of the Healthy U diabetes education program as its featured speaker at the Monday meeting to be held from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the YWCA of Steubenville located at 320 N. Fourth St.

Refreshments will be served. Walter and Pat Howard are project coordinators, and Iris Callahan is an outreach worker.

The group also will sponsor free line dancing from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. on Oct. 21 at the Martin Luther King Jr. Center, 905 Market St., Steubenville.

According to a news release, line dancing increases flexibility and balance; develops the circulatory system; strengthens leg and hip bones; manages weight, lowers the risk of coronary heart disease, decreases blood pressure and improves cholesterol levels, increases muscle tone and coordination, improves strength, increases energy and reduces stress.

Toronto Seniors hear reports

Doris Matyas presided at the Toronto Senior Citizens meeting held Sept. 26 with Bob Haught offering the blessing for the covered-dish dinner.

Kenny Woodward led the members in opening ceremonies.

Reports were given by Shirley Rebich, Joyce Dobbs and Rosemary Bonofine. Lola Swanagan discussed the boat trip.

The kitchen committee for October is Rosemary Bonofine, Agnes Rohal, Dolly Robinsos, Mary Koth, Paulette Morocco, Jeanette Minolti, Laura Mamula and Pat Pfabe.

Joyce Dobbs won the 50/50. Door prize winners were Betty Sembar, Paula Krensavage, Bill Baier and Irene Miller. Bingo winners were Nancy Taggart, Dolly Robinson, Irene Sabados, Cecelia Petras, Mary Koth and Ruth White. Scat winners were Bill Baier, Irene Miller, Marilyn Peckens, Paule Krensavage and Terry and Laura Mamula.

The next meeting will be held Oct. 10 at the Roosevelt Building.

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