Girard High School Athletic Association, will meet at 8 p.m. Wednesday at the high school.


Embroiderers Guild of America, Youngstown Area Chapter, will meet Tuesday. The morning session is at 10 a.m. and the evening session at 7:30 p.m. Both will be followed by the educational needlework program “Hardanger Candle Mat, Part II.” Guest stitchers are welcome. Open stitching is until noon for the morning meeting and until 9 p.m. in the evening. For information visit or contact the guild president at

Niles Chapter of the American Sewing Guild has scheduled the following neighborhood group meeting: Southington So-Sews will meet Monday at 10 a.m. at Southington Christian Church, 3285 state Route 534. Favors and centerpieces for a Christmas party will be made. For information, call Jennie at 330-847-7386.


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

Youngstown South Christian Women’s Connection will present “A Country Fair” from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Sept. 14 at Avion on the Water Banquet Center, 2177 W. Western Reserve Road, Canfield. It will feature Marty Campana, auctioneer, and guest speaker Paula Abbott of Terrell, Texas, who will address “Freedom Behind Closed Doors.” The cost is $13.50 and includes lunch. Reservations and cancellations are due by Sept. 7. Call Connie D. at 330-788-2340 or Patty K. at 330-332-2789. For group seating also call Karen at 330-482-3005. Stonecroft Bible information is available by calling Margie at 330-360-0509.


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


D.A.R.E. meets at 7:30 p.m. Thursday at Disciples Christian Church, 565 Boardman-Canfield Road. The following activities also are scheduled: 6 p.m. Saturday, music and dinner at Trax’s Lounge in Austintown; 4 p.m. Sunday, Mastropietro Winery Balloon Fest; 7 p.m. Monday, meet at Dairy Queen in Cornersburg for dessert; 6 p.m. Tuesday, boccie at Boardman Park; 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, meet for a hike at Route 224 entrance of walking trail in Mill Creek Park; 7:30 p.m. Thursday, birthday night at the church; 6 to 10 p.m. Aug. 26, card night at Denny’s on Route 224.


Alzheimer Network Family Support Groups will meet at 1:30 p.m. Monday at Easter Seals Adult Day Center, 721 Boardman-Poland Road, Boardman; and 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at Emmanuel Lutheran Education Building, 251 S. Broadway St. Family members and caregivers are welcome. All meetings are offered at no charge. For information call 330-788-9755.

Never Alone Nar-Anon Group, a 12-step program for relatives and friends affected by a loved one’s addiction to drugs, will meet at 7 p.m. Wednesday upstairs at the Neil Kennedy Recovery Clinic, 5211 Mahoning Ave., Austintown. For information call 330-207-0845.

Overeaters Anonymous Groups have scheduled the following local meetings: 10 a.m Saturday, St. Thomas the Apostle Catholic Church Hall, Room 2, 4453 Warren-Sharon Road, Vienna; 7 p.m. Sunday, Shenango Presbyterian Church, 3144 Wilmington Road (Route 16), New Castle, Pa.; 1 p.m. Monday, Girard Multi-generational Center, 443 Trumbull Ave.; 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Valley Care—Northside Medical Center, Medical Education Building, Auditorium A, 500 Gypsy Lane, Youngstown; and Thursday, 6 p.m. at Faith Chapel Fellowship Church, 511 E. Pershing St., Salem, and 7:30 p.m., New Life Lutheran Church, 1181 Churchill-Hubbard Road, Youngstown. All locations are handicap accessible. For information go to or call Mahoning County Help Hotline at 330-747-2696, Columbiana County Help Hotline at 330-424-7767 or Lawrence County Help Hotline at 724-674-3697.

Survivors of Suicide in Columbiana County will meet from 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 to 6:30 p.m. followed by the meeting at 6:45. 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. 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 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, Youngstown, will meet from 9:30 to 11 a.m. Thursday at St. Maron Church, 1555 S. Meridian Road, Youngstown. New members are welcome; the first meeting is free. For information call 330-507-3126.

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

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