NARFE Chapter 14 will have a Christmas luncheon and meeting at 1 p.m. Wednesday at the Saxon Club, 710 S. Meridian Road, Austintown. Sandy Gartner, president of the NARFE Ohio Federation, will be the guest speaker. Active and retired federal employees are welcome to attend. For information call 330-953-0077.

Tri-Gold Chapter of the American Business Women’s Association will meet Wednesday at Rachel’s, Westchester Drive, Austintown. There will be a social at 5:30 p.m. and dinner at 6. Discussion will be Christmas memories. Dinner will cost $21 for chicken and greens, $20 for alfredo pasta, and $21 for chicken francaise. Members will take Christmas cookies for dessert. For reservations call 330-652-0589 or 330-793-6208.

Yo-Mah-O Chapter of the International Association of Administrative Professionals will meet Tuesday at Holiday Inn, Boardman. Networking will take place at 5:30 p.m. with dinner at 6. Students from the YSU Dana School of Music will provide entertainment. A business meeting will conclude the event. All administrative professionals are welcome. For reservations call Chris Simone at 330-652-1784.


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

McDonald Midget Football Association will meet at 6 p.m. Sunday in the Community Room at the post office building.


St. Anthony’s Auxiliary of Struthers will host a Christmas luncheon at 11:30 p.m. Dec. 20 at Johnny’s Restaurant, Market St., Boardman. Telephone committee members will call for reservations.

St. Elizabeth Health Center Auxiliary will meet at noon Monday in the dining room of St. Elizabeth Health Center, Belmont Avenue. A Christmas luncheon will follow the business meeting.

Sulmona Valley Auxiliary will meet for a Christmas party at 6 p.m. Wednesday at Cafe Capri, Market Street, Boardman. Ellen Hall will chair the event.


Woodrow Wilson High School January and June Classes of 1947 will meet for breakfast at 9:30 a.m. Wednesday at Denny’s restaurant in Boardman. Members of the 1946 and 1948 classes are welcome.


Mahoning Valley Stamp Club will meet at 7 p.m. Thursday at Highway Tabernacle, 3000 S. Raccoon Road, Austintown. Pizza will be served. The club meets the second Thursday of each month.

Newcomer’s Club of Canfield will host a December meeting, holiday dinner and gift exchange at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at Barney’s Deli, 132 S. Broad St., Canfield. Cost is $20 in advance and $25 at the door. Members should take a $10 gift exchange item. Make reservations by calling 330-702-1673. Meetings are open to all women of the Mahoning Valley.

Poland Women’s Club will meet Tuesday at Michael Alberini’s, 1140 Boardman-Poland Road, Boardman. The social will begin at 11:30 a.m. with lunch at noon. Cost is $22.50 per person, and a cash bar will be available. Guests are welcome. Members are asked to take a $15 wrapped gift for the gift exchange.

Youngstown Chapter of International Torch Clubs will welcome speaker Dr. Lowell J. Satre, YSU professor emeritus of history, to discuss “Anti-Intellectualism: A Personal View” at 6 p.m. Dec. 17 in the Bresnahan Rooms 1 & 2 in Kilcawley Center at Youngstown State University. The public is invited. Dinner for nonmembers is $18. To make reservations call 330-757-4148, or to learn more about the club call 330-792-7351.

Youngstown Mothers of Twins Club will have its annual Christmas party Wednesday at the Royal Gardens Restaurant, Girard, beginning at 6 p.m. Tonya Carpenter and Melissa Crowe are in charge. Wear an ugly or dated Christmas sweater, and take a wrapped unwanted Christmas decoration. For information call Michele Porter 330-530-2128.


Friends of the Boardman Library will have its annual Christmas luncheon at 11:30 a.m. Monday at A La Cart Catering, 429 Lisbon St, Canfield. Entertainment will be provided by the Paul Rossi Trio. Donations of books, magazines, CDs and DVDs are accepted at the library from 10 a.m. to noon the first and third Saturday of each month. Donations are needed. All proceeds help to support the reading programs.


McDonald Literary Guild will meet at 8 p.m. Thursday at Woodland Park United Methodist Church.


Junior Seton Circle will have its monthly meeting and lunch at noon Wednesday at A La Cart Restaurant, Canfield. Speaker will be the Rev. Gerald DeLucia. For information call 330-726-9909.

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 at the parish house.


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

McDonald Lions Club will meet at 10 a.m. Saturday on the second floor of the Retirement Center, 550 Ohio Ave.


D.A.R.E. Singles Group meets at 7:30 p.m. each Thursday at Disciples Christian Church, 565 Boardman-Canfield Road. Other activities scheduled are: Tuesday, dance classes, 7 p.m. at Judy Conti’s, Austintown; Wednesday, volunteer, 5 to 7 p.m. at Second Harvest Food Bank; Thursday, speaker night at church; Friday, meet at Dutch Haus restaurant, 6 p.m., visit Christmas light display in Columbiana.


F.O.C.U.S., a breast-cancer support group, will meet at 6 p.m. Wednesday at Davidson’s Restaurant in Cornersburg.

Nar-Anon, a 12-step program for relatives and friends who have been adversely affected by a loved one’s addiction to drugs, meets at 7 p.m. every Friday at the Neil Kennedy Recovery Clinic, 160 Clifton NE, Howland. Newcomers are welcome at 6:45 p.m. For information call 330-856-3822.

Salem-Lisbon La Leche League, a breast-feeding support group, will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday at New Lisbon Presbyterian Church, 11 E. Chestnut St., Lisbon. “Nutrition and Weaning” will be the topic of discussion. Pregnant or nursing mothers and their babies are welcome. For information call 330-821-2585 or 330-420-0822 or visit

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 330-793-4378 or 330-779-0144.

TOPS 1237, Austintown, will meet Thursday at Idaho Road Alliance Church, 250 Idaho Road, across from Frank Ohl Middle School. Weigh-in is from 5 to 5:30 p.m. followed by the meeting until 6:30. For information call 330-758-4923.

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.; the meeting will follow. New members are welcome.

UPMC Horizon Farrell, Greenville and Hermitage, Pa., will offer the following support group meetings: Diabetes at 6 p.m. Monday at the Greenville campus and 1:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Shenango campus; and cancer at 1 p.m. Tuesday at Greenville and 7 p.m. Wednesday at the Womancare Center of UPMC Horizon, 875 N. Hermitage Road, Hermitage.

Youngstown PFLAG will meet from 6:30 to 8:30 Tuesday at St. John’s Episcopal Church, 323 Wick Ave., for a holiday potluck dinner and finger foods. Use the entrance to the parish house at the back of the church. Meetings are confidential and open to anyone needing support or having questions concerning GLBT issues.


VFW Ladies Auxiliary will host a Christmas party and meeting at 5 p.m. Monday at the post home, 157 Lowellville Road, Struthers. Members are asked to take a salad, casserole or dessert to share. For information call 330-755-2701.

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