William Penn Association Branch 28 will meet at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at Eat’n Park Restaurant in Boardman. Plans will be discussed for the annual Christmas party.


McDonald Sideliners will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the high school.


Newcomers of Mahoning Valley will have its monthly luncheon Wednesday at O’Charley’s in Boardman. A social will begin at 11:30 a.m., and lunch will be at noon. Victoria Korb from Smart Body will discuss different physical therapy techniques that lead to a healthier life. Activities scheduled this month include Needlework, Roundtowners, Movie Club, Book Club and Birthday Club. For information about the organization, call Amy at 330-953-3349 or Jorine at 330-757-7212.

National Council of Negro Women Inc., Ohio State Coalition, state meeting will be Oct. 29 in Youngstown. The Youngstown Section will host the meeting at the YWCA, 25 W. Rayen Ave., Youngstown. Registration will begin at 8 a.m. with the OSC meeting at 9. Registration is $10 and includes continental breakfast and luncheon. For information contact Angela Pickett, section president, at 330-743-9172.


Embroiderers Guild of America, Youngstown Area Chapter, will meet at 10 a.m. Tuesday at IOOF Hall, 111 S. Broad St., Canfield. There were not be an evening meeting. The business meeting will be followed by a video presentation on Opus Anglicanum embroidery. Interested stitchers are welcome to attend as a guest. For information visit or email the guild president at

Niles Chapter of the American Sewing Guild has scheduled a meeting of Southington So-Sews at 10 a.m. Monday at Southington Christian Church, 3285 state Route 534. Jennie will demonstrate a Fold’n Stitch wreath/centerpiece. Call Jennie for information at 330-847-7386.


Boardman-Poland Junior Women’s League will meet at 7 p.m. Nov. 7 at Glenellen Assisted Living, 9661 Market St., Boardman. Members are to take items for shoe boxes for Operation Christmas Child. The BPJWL Juniorettes will assemble the shoeboxes Nov. 13. Items collected for local veterans will be organized and delivered. The final donation will be monetary. Judge Shirley Christian will be the speaker. Hostesses are Tina Bellino, Joyce Martin and Sperry Rongone. The group is open to all women over 18 residing in Mahoning, Trumbull and Columbiana counties who are interested in friendship, fun and community involvement. Its mission is to provide a creative outlet of community service in areas of arts, conservation, education, home life, international affairs and public affairs. Women interested in information or membership call Linda Crish, chairwoman, at 330-727-0321.


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


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

Youngstown South Christian Women’s Connection will have a luncheon, “We Gather Together,” from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Nov. 9 at Avion on the Water Banquet Center, 2177 W. Western Reserve Road, Canfield. Diane Theis will present Premier Designs Jewelry, music will be provided by Jerry Lomer, and the speaker will be Kathy Sly of Hickory Corners, Mich., who will discuss “Humpty Dumpty.” The cost is $13.50 and includes lunch. Reservations are required by Nov. 2 by calling Connie at 330-788-2340 or Patty at 330-332-2789. Call Karen for cancellations and seating. For information about Stonecroft Bible Study, call Margie at 330-332-2789.


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


D.A.R.E. has scheduled the following activities: 7 p.m. Monday, meet at Dairy Queen in Cornersburg for dessert; 7 p.m. Tuesday, bar bingo at the Saxon Club; 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, meet at the food court at Southern Park Mall to walk; 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Halloween party at church (wear costumes); and 6 to 10 p.m. Oct. 28, card night at Denny’s on Route 224 in Boardman.


Mahoning Valley Accounting Society is sponsoring a Continuing Professional Education seminar at 6 p.m. Tuesday at A La Cart Catering, 429 Lisbon St., Canfield. Registration begins at 5:45. The program qualifies for 1.5 hours tax. Dinner is included in the cost of $15 for members and $20 for nonmembers. Christine Williams, OBWC regional business consultant, will discuss the Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation updates and overview of prospective billing transition update; and from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Friday there will be an Accounting and Auditing update seminar. It also will be at A La Cart Catering. Registration is at 8 a.m. It qualifies for 8 hours accounting and auditing. The speaker is Dr. Peter Woodlock, Youngstown State University. The cost is $139 for members and $169 for nonmembers (lunch is included). For information for either seminar contact Jack Vacca, secretary-treasurer, at 330-533-1700. To register and pay online visit


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., Salem. Family members and caregivers are welcome. All meetings are offered at no charge. For information call 330-788-9755.

F.O.C.U.S., a breast cancer support group, will meet at 6 p.m. Wednesday at Thano’s Restaurant, 6620 Tippecanoe Road, Canfield. For directions, call the restaurant at 330-702-0300. All breast cancer survivors and supporters are encouraged to attend.

Heart to Heart Bereavement Support Group has scheduled the following meetings: Mahoning County meets from 5 to 7 p.m. the fourth Monday each month (except holidays) at 319 W. Rayen Ave., Youngstown, for information call 330-744-3320; Trumbull County meets from 1 to 3 p.m. the third Thursday of each month on the third floor at 175 Laird Ave. NE, Warren, for information call 330-393-4254. Groups are facilitated by Taunya Fuller, LSW.

NAMI Mahoning Valley will offer support groups for those who deal with mental illness. Family support groups, providing information for family members and friends of individuals with mental illness, will be offered the first Thursday of each month in Trumbull County at 11 a.m. at the Girard Library, 105 E. Prospect St., and on the second Tuesday of each month in Mahoning County at 7 p.m. at the Alta Care Group, 142 Javit Court, Austintown. The Connection support group aims to connect individuals who live with mental illness in a structured discussion format. It is limited to adults living with a mental health diagnosis in order to promote self-disclosure in a safe, confidential environment. It is free and open to anyone with a mental health diagnosis. They meet for a day session at 1:30 p.m. each Thursday at the Community Center, 1344 Fifth Ave., Youngstown, and in the evenings at 6 p.m. on the second and fourth Thursday of each month at the Alta Care. Visit, call 330-531-7490 or e-mail for information. NAMI Mahoning Valley is the local affiliate of the National Alliance on Mental Illness.

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 18), 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. at New Life Lutheran Church, 1181 Churchill-Hubbard Road, Liberty. 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 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 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 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 330-974-8450.

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

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