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Friday, December 9, 2011


American Association of University Women, Youngstown Branch, will meet at 10:30 a.m. Dec. 17 in the gathering room at Park Vista, 1216 Fifth Ave., Youngstown. After the business meeting, there will be entertainment by Chaney High School student Alexis Shellow, accompanied by her teacher, Anthony Ruggerio. The $12 luncheon will be served at noon. There will be an optional new item auction. For more information call 330-702-0567.

NARFE Chapter 14 will have a luncheon meeting at 1 p.m. Wednesday at the Saxon Club, 7190 S. Meridian Road, Austintown.


Girard Golden Eagles will meet at 2 p.m. Sunday at Girard Free Library, 105 E. Prospect St.

McDonald Midget Football Boosters will meet at 6 p.m. Sunday in the community room at the post office building.

McDonald Sideliners will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the high school.


Auxiliary to VFW Post 3538, Struthers, will meet at 5 p.m. Monday for a meeting and Christmas party. Pizza and salad will be provided. Anyone wishing to may take food to share. For more information call 330-755-2701.

St. Anthony Auxiliary of Struthers will meet at noon Monday at Olive Garden, 853 Boardman-Poland Road, Boardman, for its annual Christmas party. Telephone committee members will call for reservations. Dues should be paid by this meeting, and there will be the annual charitable Christmas collection for Second Harvest Food Bank. President Arlene DeChellis will meet with new officers in January.

St. Elizabeth Health Center Auxiliary will meet Monday at noon in the private dining room. The program will be Santa and friends. New members are welcome.

VFW Triangle Post 2799 Auxiliary will meet at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at the post home, 3161 E. South Range Road, New Springfield. For information call 330-542-9928.


Campbell Memorial High School Class of 1963 will meet at 5 p.m. Wednesday at Bedford Trails, 713 Bedford Road, Coitsville.

Women of South High School Class of 1956 will not meet in December. The luncheons will resume in January.

Woodrow Wilson High School January and June Classes of 1947 will meet for breakfast at 9:30 a.m. Wednesday at Denny’s in Boardman.


Mahoning Valley Cribbage Club will meet at 6:30 p.m. Thursday at St. James Church, 7640 Glenwood Ave., Boardman. New players are welcome. For more information call 330-757-9503.

Mahoning Valley Retreads will meet Dec. 17 at Denny’s, 154 Boardman-Canfield Road, Boardman. Dinner will be at 1 p.m., and a meeting will follow. Renewal forms for 2012 will be available; cost is $10 per person/$15 per couple. Beginning in January meetings will change to 10 a.m. the second Saturday of every month at Denny’s , 4927 Mahoning Ave., Austintown.

Western Reserve Amateur Radio Club will meet at 7 p.m. Dec. 20 at Davidson’s Restaurant, 3636 Canfield Road, Canfield. The program topic will be K3LR installation, presented by Al Avnet. For additional information call Avnet (AB8AA) at 330-549-3051 or email

Youngstown Torch Club will have a dinner meeting at 6 p.m. Dec. 19 in Pete’s Place at Kilcawley Center, located on the campus of Youngstown State University. The speaker will be Perc Kelty, former chief photographer for the Youngstown Sheet and Tube Co. He will present “The Road Ahead.” The public is invited and should call 330-757-4148 to make a dinner reservation for $18. For more information about the club call 330-792-7351.


Holborn Herb Growers Guild will host its Christmas dinner at 7 p.m. Dec. 20 at Avion on the Water, 2177 W. Western Reserve Road, Canfield. Officers will be installed at the meeting.

Youngstown Area Weavers Guild will meet for its annual Christmas luncheon at noon Wednesday at McMenamy’s, 325 Youngstown-Warren Road, Niles. Members should take an ornament to exchange, hats and gloves to donate, and a toy for Toys for Tots. To make a luncheon reservation call 330-547-7317. Guests are welcome.


Community Christian Women will meet at 12:30 p.m. Monday at The Nazarene Church in Columbiana. The American Spirit Academy choir will present a Christmas program. Cost for the luncheon is $6; make reservations by Thursday with your church representative or by calling Carolyn Beck at 330-482-2155 or Helen Winegord at 330-482-2152. Members are asked to take nonperishable food items for the Way Station.

Mount Carmel Society of St. Rose Church will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday in the lower church.

St. Rose Quilting Group will meet at 10 a.m. Wednesday in the parish house.


Girard-Liberty Kiwanis will meet at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at The Golf Dome, 1300 N. State St., Girard.


DARE Singles Group, a social group for divorced, widowed, and separated people, meets at 7:30 p.m. each Thursday at Disciples Christian Church, 565 Boardman-Canfield Road, across from Giant Eagle. The following activities are planned: Tuesday, dance classes at Judy Conti’s in Austintown, 7 p.m.; Wednesday, volunteering at Second Harvest Food Bank, 5 to 7 p.m.; and Thursday, small talk at the church, 7:30 p.m.

Shenango Valley Singles will have a Singles Christmas Holiday Dance from 7:30 to 10:30 p.m. Saturday at Juniper Village at Shenango Inn, 1330 Kimberly Road, Sharon, Pa. Couples are welcome. The cost is $8. Music will be provided by J.J. the DJ. Snacks and beverages will be sold, or take your own. The dance is for age 40 and over and is alcohol-free. For information call 724-418-1794.


The Civil War Roundtable of the Mercer County Historical Society, 119 S. Pitt St., Mercer, Pa., will present a program on the battle of Antietam and related events from 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday. The doors open at 6:30, and the program will be presented by Ralph Dorman. The roundtable meets the second Tuesday of each month from September through May. Participation is free and open to the public. For more information call the historical society at 724-662-3490.


Alzheimer Network Family Support Group will meet at 7 p.m. Monday at St. John Orthodox Church, 322 Struthers Liberty Road, Campbell; at 7 p.m. Tuesday at Redeemer Lutheran Church, 2305 S. Canfield-Niles Road, Austintown; at 7 p.m. Wednesday at St. Charles Church, 7345 Westview Drive, Boardman; at 6 p.m. Thursday at Sunrise Assisted Living, 335 W. McKinley Way, Poland; and at 10 a.m. Friday at Canfield Christian Church, 123 S. Broad St. For more information call 330-788-9755.

Asperger’s Group of Northeast Ohio will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday at Canfield Presbyterian Church, 140 W. Main St. The meeting is open to adults with Asperger’s, age 16 and older, their families, loved ones and anyone interested in learning more about the disorder. For more about the group contact Jane Perrett at, at 330-533-1287 or at 330-360-7003.

Recovery Inc., a self-help mental-health group, will meet at 7 p.m. Thursday at Christ Church Presbyterian, 1933 Canfield Road, Boardman. For more information call 330-747-1176.

Reformers Unanimous meets from 7 to 9 p.m. Fridays at Glenwood Christian Fellowship, 7872 Glenwood Ave., Boardman. The program is open to all adults who struggle with an addiction or a stubborn habit.

Salem-Lisbon La Leche League will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the WIC office, 7876 Lincole Place, Lisbon. The topic will be “Nutrition and Weaning.” For information or help breast-feeding your baby, call 330-821-2585 or 330-420-0822, or visit

Survivors of Suicide in Columbiana County will meet from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday at Columbiana County Counseling Center, 40722 state Route 154, Lisbon. This support group is for families who have lost a loved one to suicide. For more information call 330-424-7767.

TOPS 327 will meet Monday at Christ Church Presbyterian, 1933 Canfield Road, Boardman. Weigh-in is from 6:15 to 6:45 p.m. followed by the meeting at 7. The first meeting is free. Guests are welcome. For information call 330-799-9660 or 330-779-0144.

TOPS 1262, McDonald, meets Wednesdays in the senior citizens room at the post office building. Weigh-in is from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m., and the meeting will follow. New members are welcome.

UPMC Horizon has scheduled the following support group meetings: Monday, Diabetes, 6 p.m. at Greenville, Pa., campus.Tuesday, Cancer, 1 p.m. at Greenville campus; Diabetes, 1:30 p.m. at Shenango Valley campus; and Weight Loss Surgery, 6 p.m. at Greenville campus. Wednesday, Breast Cancer, 7 p.m. at Womancare Center, 875 N. Hermitage Road, Hermitage, Pa. And Thursday, Pulmonary Hypertension, 2 p.m. at Shenango Valley campus; and Lupus, 6:30 p.m. at Womancare Center, Hermitage.

Club news is published Friday. Please submit information about upcoming activities to the Society Department by noon Wednesday.