NARFE Chapter 14, National Active and Retired Federal Employees, will have a luncheon meeting at 1 p.m. Wednesday at the Saxon Club, 710 S. Meridian Road, Austintown. The guest speaker will be the Northeast Ohio regional representative of Sen. Sherrod Brown’s office. Plans for a Christmas luncheon will be discussed. All federal employees are invited. For information call 330-953-0077.

Tri-Gold Chapter of American Business Women’s Association will meet Wednesday at A La Cart Catering, 429 Lisbon St. Canfield, for a social at 5:30 p.m. and dinner at 6. The cost is $19 and includes dinner. For reservations call 330-533-8730 or 330-757-9368. Guests are welcome.

Yo-Mah-O Chapter of the International Association of Administrative Professionals will meet at 6 p.m. Tuesday at A La Cart Catering in Canfield. The dinner will be followed by a talk by Leo Fernandez, a forensic accountant with the Ohio Bureau of Criminal Identification and Investigation. A business meeting will conclude the evening. The cost is $17.35. All administrative professionals are welcome. For reservations call Mary Hake at 330-629-9147.

Youngstown Alumnae Panhellenic Association will have its next event at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at Master Park, 224 Boardman-Canfield Road, Boardman, for a presentation on self-defense. The cost is $6 for a snack and beverage.


St. Elizabeth Health Center Auxiliary will meet at noon Monday in the private dining room of the hospital on Belmont Avenue. The speaker will be Traci Manning from the Mahoning Valley Historical Society. Her topic is “The Impact of the Civil War on the Mahoning Valley.”


Campbell Memorial High School Class of 1962 will meet at 6 p.m. Tuesday at Marino’s in Austintown.

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. Members of the 1946 and 1948 classes are welcome.


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

Mahoning Valley Retreads will meet Saturday at Denny’s, 4927 Mahoning Ave., Austintown. Breakfast will be at 10 a.m. with the general meeting to follow. Details of the upcoming Christmas party will be among the topics to be discussed. The Retreads is a social club, open to anyone over 40 who loves motorcycles. Yearly membership dues are $15 per person or $20 per couple. For information call 234-567-4001.

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

Newcomers Club of Canfield will meet at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday. The evening will include a wine tasting and holiday decoration ideas for your home. Those attending are asked to take an appetizer or dessert to share. Call 330-758-2139 to make a reservation and for location and directions.

Toastmasters Club in Warren is inviting those interested in advancing their communication and leadership skills to join. The next meeting will be from 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday at the Aetna Freight Building, 2507 Youngstown Road NE, Warren. For information call Ken Shellito at 330-373-6113.

Youngstown Chapter of International Torch Clubs will meet at 6 p.m. Nov. 18 for dinner and discussion. The meeting will be in Kilcawley Center, Bresnahan Rooms I & II, on the campus of Youngstown State University. Guest speaker Carole Babyak will present “Finding My Civil War Ancestors.” The public is invited. Dinner for nonmembers is $20. Call 330-757-4148 for reservations, and for club information call 330-792-7351.

Youngstown Mothers of Twins will have its annual guest night and casserole dinner at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Davidson Becker Family Life Center, 11 Spring St., Struthers. Hostesses are Carrie Roller and Jenny Arnaut. Those attending are asked to take an unwrapped new gift for the raffle and food items for Thanksgiving basket donations. For information call Michele Porter at 330-530-2128.

Youngstown Women’s Connection will have Tami Walker, divisional field director for Stonecroft Ministries from Holland, Mich., as a guest speaker for three area club luncheons Dec. 9, 10 and 11. Her topic is “Above the Burnout — Living Successful with Stress.” Women of all ages are invited. For the location, time and cost email


Dublin Grange will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the grange with Debbie Raber in charge. Hats, gloves and scarves will be collected for the Ohio School for the Deaf.


Metaphysical Insights 528 Group of Trumbull County will present Michelle Barbuto on Wednesday at the S.C.O.P.E. Building, 220 W. Market St., Warren. She specializes in making fitness easy for people of all ages and sizes. Doors open at 6:30 p.m., and the program begins at 7. Admission is $5 at the door. All are welcome.


ASG-Evening Cut Ups will meet at 7 p.m. Monday at Grace Church of the Nazarene, 5253 W. Webb Road, Austintown. Take items for holiday basket to work on. Call 330-652-5564 or 330-545-6520.

ASG-Fancy Cutters will meet at 10 a.m. Monday at Lake Vista, 303 N. Mecca St., Cort land. There will be a demonstration. Take items for the holiday basket and ideas for programs for 2014. Call 330-847-7549 for details.

ASG-Material Girls will meet at 6 p.m. Thursday at Prince of Peace Lutheran Church, 490 N. High St., Cortland. Work will be done on centerpieces and favors. Take glue guns, straight pins and small-scale holiday trim and decorations. Call 330-550-1215 or 330-759-1211.

Western Reserve Knitting Guild will meet for its annual Thanksgiving potluck dinner at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at Fair Park in Canfield. Those attending should take a favorite covered dish, place setting and the felted flower they made at the October meeting for show-and-tell.


Friends of the Boardman Library will meet Nov. 18 because of the Veterans Day holiday. Refreshments will be served at 9:30 a.m. followed by a program at 10. Carol Weakland will present “The Ghost and Mrs. Muir.” Guests are welcome; reservations are not necessary. Donations of books, magazines, CDs and DVDs are collected at the library from 10 to noon the first and third Saturday of each month.


Seton III will meet at noon Thursday at the Saxon Club on Meridian Road for a luncheon. The speaker is Sister Mary McCormick, Ph.D. Hostesses are Mary Lou Beck and Lori Brennan. Food and money donations will be given to needy families for Thanksgiving dinners.

St. Anthony’s Auxiliary of Struthers will meet at noon Monday at the Olive Garden in Boardman. Election of officers for 2014 will take place. Arlene DeChellis will give details on the Christmas luncheon. Telephone committee members will be calling for reservations.

St. Monica Guild of Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church, Youngstown, will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday. Patti Rossi will preside, and hostesses are Veneta Tareshawty, Roseann Valentini, Dottie Varie, Carol Vechiarelli and Sandy Wolf.

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

Women of His Vision will meet from 8 to 10 a.m. Saturday at Das Dutch Haus Restaurant, Columbiana, for a speaker and fellowship with other Christian women who are dedicated to planning, praying and visioning a Women’s Rally in the Valley on April 26, 2014. Call Judy Nelson at 330-482-9263 or email for information. To join the monthly breakfast, log on to


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

Kiwanis Club of Western Mahoning County meets each Wednesday at 6 p.m. at A La Cart Catering, 429 Lisbon St., Canfield. Guests are welcome. The club is now preparing food baskets for the needy for Nov. 26.

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, which meets at Disciples Christian Church, 565 Boardman-Canfield Road, Boardman, has planned the following: Tuesday, dance class at Judy Conti’s in Austintown, 7 p.m.; Wednesday, volunteer at Second Harvest Food Bank, 5 to 7 p.m.; Thursday, speaker night at the church, 7:30 p.m.; and Nov. 15, meet for card night at Denny’s in Boardman, 6 to 10 p.m.


Mahoning Valley Accounting Society is sponsoring a Professional Standards and Responsibilities seminar (formerly Ethics) Tuesday at A La Cart Catering, 429 Lisbon St., Canfield. The seminar qualifies for 3 hours of continuing professional education. The speaker will be Dr. Norman Meonske. The cost is $119 for members and $139 for nonmembers, and includes dinner. Registration is at 5 p.m., and the seminar will take place from 5:30 to 8 p.m.

Ohio Genealogical Society, Trumbull County Chapter, will meet at 10:15 a.m. Tuesday in the Thomas Meeting Room at the Warren-Trumbull County Public Library, Mahoning Avenue in Warren. Lynn Morrow of Ashtabula County will speak.


All Care Hospice Grief Support Groups will meet at the following locations: Sts. Cyril and Methodius Church, 1234 High St. NE, Warren, second Wednesdays from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at the parish center social hall; and Essex Nursing Facility II, 250 Continental Drive, Salem, 6:30 to 8 p.m. second Thursdays except holidays.

Alzheimer Network Family Support Group will meet as follows: Monday at 7 p.m. at St. John Orthodox Church, 322 Struthers-Liberty Road, Campbell; Tuesday at 7 p.m. at Redeemer Lutheran Church, 2305 S. Canfield-Niles Road, Austintown; Wednesday at 7 p.m. at St. Charles Church, Boardman-Poland Road, Boardman; and Nov. 15. at 10 a.m. at Canfield Christian Church, 123 S. Broad St., Canfield. For information call 330-788-9755.

Alzheimer’s Association Caregiver Support Group will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday at Howland United Methodist Church, 730 Howland-Wilson Road, NE, Howland, and at 7 p.m. Thursday at Common Grounds Church Community, 2310 W. South Range Road, North Lima. For information call 330-650-0552 or 800-272-3900.

DBSA of Columbiana County, a support group offering peer support to those diagnosed with a mood disorder or who have a family member or friend who is diagnosed, will meet as follows: Mondays, 5:30 to 7 p.m. at Community Solutions Association, 320 High St. NE, Warren; Wednesdays, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Help Hotline Community Center, 1344 Fifth Ave., Youngstown; Thursdays, 5 to 6:30 p.m. at Carnegie Library, 219 E. Fourth St., East Liverpool; and Fridays, 7 to 9 p.m. at Bethel Friends Church, 2771 Spitler Road, Poland. For information call 234-517-1470 or visit

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. For information call 330 856-3822.

Overeaters Anonymous meets at 2 p.m. Wednesdays at Poland United Methodist Church, 1940 Boardman-Poland Road. Use the west entrance, second floor. For information call 330-233-5096.

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 822, Struthers, will meet Tuesday at Struthers Parkside Church, 110 Poland Ave. Weigh-in will be from 6 to 6:30 p.m. before the meeting. New members are welcome

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 Wednesday in the community 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.

TOPS 1497, Austintown, will meet from 9:30 to 11 a.m. Thursday at Smith Corners United Methodist Church, 3000 S. Canfield-Niles Road. New members are welcome; the first meeting is free. For information call 330-507-3126.

UPMC Horizon support groups are scheduled as follows: Monday, diabetes at 6 p.m. at Greenville, Pa., campus; Tuesday, cancer at 1 p.m. at Greenville, diabetes at 1:30 p.m. at Shenango Valley, Pa., and weight loss at 6 p.m. at Greenville campus; Wednesday, breast cancer at 7 p.m. at Womancare Center in Hermitage, Pa.

Youngstown PFLAG will meet from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday at St. John’s Episcopal Church, 323 Wick Ave., Youngstown. 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.


Sebring American Legion Post 76 Ladies Auxiliary will host a luncheon Monday at the legion after the 11 a.m. Veterans Day service. The next meeting will be at 7 p.m. Wednesday at the post. All members are urged to attend.

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