NARFE Chapter 14 will have its December meeting and Christmas luncheon at 1 p.m. Wednesday at the Saxon Club, 710 S. Meridian Road, Austintown. All active and retired federal employees and their guests are invited. Call 330-953-0077 for information.

Trumbull Retired Teachers Association is collecting monetary donations for Second Harvest Food Bank as well as candle wax, canceled stamps, cell phones, eyeglasses, hearing aids and yarn. The group’s next meeting will be at noon Tuesday at Ciminero’s Banquet Center with holiday music as the program. For information visit


St. Elizabeth Youngstown Hospital Auxiliary will have its annual Christmas luncheon at 1 p.m. Monday at St. Columba Cathedral Parish Hall.


Campbell Memorial High School Class of 1955 will have its monthly breakfast at 10 a.m. Saturday at What’s Cookin’ at the Mathews Road Plaza in Boardman. All classmates, spouses and guests are welcome. The Christmas party will be Thursday at Cafe 422 on South Avenue in Boardman.

South High School Class of 1957 will meet for lunch at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday at TJ’s Restaurant at the Holiday Inn on South Avenue in Boardman. The classes of 1956 and 1958 also are welcome. The club meets the second Wednesday of each month.

Woodrow Wilson High School January and June Classes of 1947 will meet for breakfast at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Denny’s in Boardman. Members of the 1946 and 1948 classes are welcome.

Woodrow Wilson High School Class of 1953 will meet for a Christmas buffet at 2 p.m. Dec. 15 at Johnny’s on Market Street in Boardman. Classmates and guests are welcome. The cost is $15. Reservations are due as soon as possible; call 330-743-8235 or 330-793-5745.


Mahoning Chapter of Daughters of the American Revolution will meet at noon Monday at A La Cart Catering, 429 Lisbon St., Canfield. Carol Tallman, DAR member and fundraiser chairwoman, will talk about “The History of Christmas Cookies.” The group also will sponsor a basket auction. Meetings are open to women interested in joining. DAR is a nonprofit, nonpolitical women’s volunteer service organization dedicated to promoting historic preservation, education and patriotism. For information or to make a reservation, contact Mildred Lumley at

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.

Round Table Woodcarvers will meet from 9 to 11:45 a.m. Thursday at the Senior Independence Senior Center, 1110 Fifth Ave., Youngstown. Wood and the use of tools will be provided, and carving lessons will be free. Visitors are welcome to watch and learn. For information call 330-792-4355 or 330-744-5071.

Toastmasters Club will meet from 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday at Christ Episcopal Church, 2627 Atlantic St. NE, Warren. For information call Ken Shellito at 330-373-6113.

Western Reserve Amateur Radio Club will have its monthly meeting Dec. 16 at Davidson’s Restaurant, 3636 Canfield Road, Cornersburg. Dinner will begin at 6 p.m., and the meeting, at 7. This month’s guest speaker will be Chris Monske, WF8U, who will give a presentation on amateur radio prepping. All licensed amateur radio operators are welcome to the meeting, as are those who want to learn more about the hobby. For information call Roy Haren, president, at 330-717-3695 or

Youngstown Mothers of Twins Club will have its annual Christmas party at 6 p.m. Wednesday at El Valarde Mexican Restaurant, 1738 Boardman-Poland Road in Poland. Sue Brandenstein and Betsy Pallo will host the event. Husbands are invited. For information about the group, call Brandenstein at 330-727-2658.


Youngstown Area Weavers Guild will have its holiday luncheon at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Mahoning County Career and Technical Center, 7300 N. Palmyra Road. Take a handmade wrapped ornament to exchange. There will be a show and tell. For reservations call 330-799-5836. Guests are welcome.


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

Seton III will meet at noon Thursday for a social followed by a Christmas luncheon at Johnny’s Restaurant, Market Street, Boardman. The program on Christmas will be presented by the social committee. The charity project is feeding families for Christmas. Hostesses are Lori Brennan, chairwoman; Helen Golden; Angie Phillipone; and Mary Sheridan.

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


Girard-Liberty Kiwanis will meet at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Golf Dome, 1300 N. State St., Girard.

Kiwanis Club of Western Mahoning County meets each Wednesday at 6 p.m. at A La Cart Catering, 429 Lisbon St. in Canfield. Guests and new members are welcome. They have teamed with the Downtown Kiwanis Club of Youngstown to distribute food baskets to families at Thanksgiving. The club will sponsor Santa Claus at Farmers National Bank, 20 S. Broad St., Canfield, for the next three Saturdays. The schedule for each visit is from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday and Dec. 13 and Dec. 20.


D.A.R.E. Singles Group, which meets at Disciples Christian Church, 565 Boardman-Canfield Road, Boardman, has planned the following: Monday, meet at new Panera Bread on Market Street in Boardman for dessert at 7 p.m.; Wednesday, volunteer at Second Harvest Food Bank from 5 to 7 p.m.; and Thursday, speaker night at the church at 7:30 p.m.


Girard Historical Society will meet at 10 a.m. Saturday at the Girard Free Library.

McDonald Historical Society will meet at 9 a.m. Thursday at the Woodland Park Senior Center, 500 Ohio Ave.

Poland Historical Society will celebrate the Christmas season together after its 6:30 p.m. meeting Dec. 16 at the Little Red Schoolhouse, 4515 Center Road in Poland Township. Members are asked to take a covered dish to share. Sandwiches, dessert and beverage will be provided. Questions and reservations should be directed to Larry Baughman, president, at 330-757-2788 or Dave Smith, secretary, at 330-757-8375.


Alzheimer Network Family Support Group will meet as follows: Monday, 7 p.m. at St. John Orthodox Church, 322 Struthers-Liberty Road, Campbell; Tuesday, 7 p.m. at Redeemer Lutheran Church, 2305 S. Canfield-Niles Road, Austintown; and Wednesday, 7 p.m. at St. Charles Church, Boardman-Canfield Road, Boardman. All family members and caregivers of Alzheimer patients are invited to attend. There is no charge for attendance. For more 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 N.E., Howland.

F.O.C.U.S. Breast Cancer Survivors will meet at 6 p.m. Wednesday at TJ’s in the Holiday Inn, 7410 South Ave., Boardman. All breast-cancer survivors are welcome. For information call 330-726-1611.

Mahoning Valley New Voice Club, a support group for laryngectomees and their families and friends, will have its next meeting at 6 p.m. Wednesday at Youngstown Hearing and Speech Center in the Beeghly Medical Park, 6614 Southern Blvd., Boardman. For information call Donna Hendricks at Youngstown Hearing and Speech Center at 330-259-8123.

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

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 Girard Free Library, 105 E. Prospect St. Weigh-in is from 9:15 to 10 a.m., and 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.


American Legion Post 131, 540 N. Main St., Leetonia, will make final bylaw revisions at a meeting at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday.

Sebring American Legion Post 76 Auxiliary will meet for its Christmas party at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at the post. All members are encouraged to attend. Take your favorite finger food to share and a white elephant gift to be used as prizes for bingo. Don’t forget to send in 2015 membership dues.

VFW Post 3538 Ladies Auxiliary will have its Christmas party Monday at the post home, 157 Lowellville Road in Struthers. The dinner will be at 5:30 p.m. with a brief informal meeting to follow. Take a covered dish, salad or dessert to share. For information call 330-755-2701.

VFW Triangle Post 2799 Ladies 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.

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

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