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Friday, September 20, 2013


Ohio Cultural Alliance will meet at 6 p.m. Oct. 7 for a dinner meeting at Holy Resurrection Romanian Orthodox Church, 1836 North Road NE, Warren. Rosemarie Cardoso will present the program “Old World Traditions — Lost and Retained, Romania.” Church caterers will prepare an authentic Romanian meal. Cultural enrichment will include a movie about Romania and a tour of the church and its museum. Memberships, which run from September 2013 to June 2014, continue at $25 per person; and the cost for each meeting is $15 for paid members and $20 for nonmembers. Reservations should be mailed to OCA, Box 561, Canfield, OH 44406, no later than Oct. 1.


Mill Creek Chapter of the American Business Women’s Association will meet at 6 p.m. Oct. 8 at A La Cart Catering, Lisbon Street, Canfield. Owner Ron Cohen will speak about the recent grand opening of The Valley Marketplace. Cost is $17.75 per person; the menu is roast pork, turkey and dressing, mashed potatoes, buttered green beans, tossed salad, applesauce, three-bean salad, rolls, pumpkin cake, and coffee or tea. Reservations are due by Sept. 29 to Jackie Fischio, 330-788-6634, or Shirley Pappagallo, 330-270-9779, and guests are welcome.


Sulmona Valley Women’s Auxiliary will meet at noon Tuesday at Friendly’s Restaurant in Poland. The hostess is Nancy Niemczura.


Gold Wing Road Riders Association Chapter M will meet Saturday at Yankee Kitchen, 6635 Market St., Boardman. Dinner will be at 5 p.m., and the meeting will follow at 6.

Mahoning Valley Cribbage Club will meet at noon Sept. 27 at St. James Episcopal Church, 7640 Glenwood Ave., Boardman. New players are welcome. For information call 330-757-9503.

Newcomer’s Club will gather at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday at the Olive Garden, Route 224, Boardman, for lunch and a meeting. This is a meet and greet for those interested in joining. Call 330-726-9620 for information and reservations.


Dublin Grange will meet for its annual Fall Kickoff Dinner at 6 p.m. Tuesday at the grange hall in Canfield. Those attending are asked to take a casserole. The business meeting will follow at 7 with Debbie Raber in charge. Anyone interested in membership is welcome to attend.


ASG-Southington So Sews will meet at 9:30 a.m. Monday at Southington Christian Church, state Route 534. Take your newest notion to demonstrate. Call Jennie Roberts at 330-847-7386.


Canfield Republican Women’s Club dinner meeting is set for 6 p.m. Oct. 2 at A La Cart Catering, Lisbon Street in Canfield. Dinner will consist of spinach salad, chicken fran ßaise, mashed red-skinned potatoes, Italian vegetable blend and pumpkin cake. The cost is $12 per person. The guest speaker will be Auditor Dave Yost. RSVP no later than Sept. 27 to Jacie Mettee, 330-726-0363, or reply to your email.

Girard Men’s Democratic Club will meet at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at Parkwood Youth Center.

League of Women Voters will meet at 6 p.m. Monday at the Warren Board of Elections. Featured speakers are Kelly Pallante and Jodi Dibble of the Board of Elections, discussing the November elections. A tour will be given to those interested, along with voter registration. Members are encouraged to take a guest. Information packets will be available to prospective members. The public is encouraged to attend. Meetings are held September through May on the fourth Monday of the month at various Trumbull County locations.


Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church Altar and Rosary Society will meet for the rosary at 7 p.m. Tuesday in the church, followed by a meeting in the church hall.

St. Benedict’s Auxiliary will meet at 7 p.m. Monday at Sts. Peter & Paul Byzantine Catholic Church Social Hall, 180 Belvedere Ave. NE, Warren. The public is invited at no charge. Guest speaker will be Audrey Hudak on “Butterflies.” Refreshments will be served. No reservations required.

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

Youngstown South Christian Women’s Connection is planning Vibrant Autumn, a luncheon from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Oct. 9 at Avion on the Water Banquet Center, 2177 W. Western Reserve Road, Canfield. Guest speaker Jeannie Nelson of Erie will discuss “From Abandonment to Love.” Dan Mook will provide music. The cost is $13. The deadline for reservations is Oct. 2; call 330-788-2340 or 330-793-6676. For Stonecroft Bible Study information, call 330-360-0509.


Canfield Lions Club is sponsoring a new Lions Club to District 13-D. The West Mahoning County Lions Charter Night will take place Oct. 5 at the Deerfield Town Hall in Deerfield. A social will begin at 6 p.m., followed by dinner at 6:30.

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


D.A.R.E. Singles Group meets at 7:30 p.m. Thursdays at Disciples Christian Church, 565 Boardman-Canfield Road. The following events are scheduled: Monday, walking or bike riding at the trail on Kirk Road in Austintown at 6 p.m.; and Sept. 28, bowling at Boardman Lanes at 6:30 p.m.


Autism Society of Ohio, Mahoning Valley’s program Social Connections, is planning its first group outing. Adults 18 to 25 will take a guided tour at 6 p.m. Wednesday at News Radio 570 WKBN-Clear Channel Communications, 7461 South Ave, Boardman. Afterward the group will meet for dessert and discussion at Menchies in the Presidential Square Plaza. This activity is appropriate for those verbal men and women with moderate to high-functioning autism. New members are welcome, but preregistration is required.

Kinsman Historical Society will meet at 7:30 p.m. Thursday at the Kinsman Presbyterian Church, 6383 Church St., Kinsman. Dr. Humphrey Germaniuk, Trumbull County medical examiner, coroner and forensic pathologist, will speak about the recent outbreak of heroin usage in our area. The meeting is free. Light refreshments will be served. Contact Donna Carmichael, 330-876-7866, for information.

Lake Milton Historical Society will tour Loghurst Western Reserve Historical Society in Canfield at 10 a.m. Thursday. A meeting afterward at Barney’s Deli in Canfield will be followed by lunch.


All Care Hospice Grief Support Group will meet from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Pembrooke Place, 850 E. Midlothian Blvd., Youngstown.

Alzheimer Network Family Support Group will meet at 1:30 p.m. Monday at the Easter Seals Adult Day Program meeting room, 721 Boardman-Poland Road, Boardman; and at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at Emmanuel Lutheran Education Building, 251 South Broadway, Salem. For information call 330-788-9755.

Alzheimer’s Association Caregiver Support Group will meet at 1:30 p.m. Thursday at Canfield United Methodist Church, 27 S. Broad St., Canfield. For information call 330-650-0552 or 800-272-3900.

DBSA of Columbiana County, offering peer support to those diagnosed with a mood disorder or who have a family member or friend who is diagnosed, meets as follows: 7 to 9 p.m. today at Bethel Friends Church, 2771 Spitler Road, Poland; and 5 to 6:30 p.m. Thursday at Carnegie Public Library, 219 E. Fourth St., East Liverpool. For information call DBSA at 234-517-1470 or e-mail

F.O.C.U.S. Breast-Cancer Survivors will meet at 7 p.m. Wednesday at the Blue Wolf, 1295 Boardman-Canfield Road, Boardman.

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 from 2 to 3 p.m. Wednesdays at Poland United Methodist Church, Route 224, in the parlor on the second floor. Use the west entrance. For information call 330-750-1195.

R-Weigh, a nonprofit weight support group, will meet Monday at the First Friends Church, 1028 Jennings Ave., Salem. Weigh-ins are from 1 to 1:30 p.m., and the meeting follows from 1:45 to 2:30 p.m. The night group weigh-ins are from 5 to 6 p.m. with the meeting from 6:15 to 7 p.m. The first meeting is free. Guests are welcome. For information call 330-332-1078 or 330-337-6889.

Seasons of Hope, a support group for the bereaved, will meet at 4 p.m. Sunday and Sept. 29 at St. Jude Church, 180 Seventh St., Columbiana. There will be prayer, scripture, faith sharing and fellowship. For information call Chris Evans at 330-402-5450 or the church office at 330-482-2351.

Survivors of Suicide in Columbiana County will meet at 6 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 information call Help Hotline Crisis Center at 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 330-793-4378 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.


VFW Meander Post 9571 Ladies Auxiliary will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the post home, 11397 Ellsworth Road in Ellsworth. Members are urged to attend. A district representative will be present. For information call 330-547-3327.