Guilford Civic Association will meet at 7 p.m. Thursday at Guilford Ruritan Hall, Route 172. County Engineer Burt Dawson will discuss county projects. Flag payments should be made of $25 payable to Guilford Civic Association, Rilla Gill, 33343 Baker Road, Lisbon, OH 44432. This will be the last meeting this year.


Trumbull County League of Women Voters will have a fall brunch at 10 a.m. Saturday at Warren Women’s Club, 708 N. Park Ave. The program will discuss the meaning of non-partisan and how members should use it. Training in how a political forum is set up and the tools and equipment needed to present one according to LWVTC by-laws will be demonstrated. Guests and potential members are welcome. Call Peggy at 330-856-5398 to reserve a seat.


Embroiderers Guild of America, Youngstown Area Chapter, will meet Tuesday at the IOOF Hall, 111 S. Broad St., Canfield. 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 “Boutis French Quilting—Cicada.” Guest stitchers are welcome. Open stitching is until noon for the morning meeting and until 9 p.m. for the evening. For information visit or contact the guild president at


Austintown Library Friends, Raccoon Road, will meet at 10 a.m. Monday in the large meeting room of the library. Ben Melnykovich will present a program on what can be done to prevent falls. The meeting is open to the public.

Poland Library Friends will meet at 10 a m. Oct. 4. Kim Kenny will present “Sweet Stuff,” the story of chocolate. A business meeting and potluck luncheon will follow. Members are asked to take a salad, fruit dish or casserole with a spoon. Officers will provide dessert. There will not be refreshments before the meeting. The public is invited to attend and to stay for lunch. Donations of books, magazines, CDs, and DVDs for the book cart are welcome. Annual dues are $10 and new members are welcome.


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

Youngstown South Christian Women’s Connection will host a luncheon from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Oct. 12 at Avion on the Water Banquet Center, 2177 W. Western Reserve Road, Canfield. Reservations are due by Oct. 5 by calling Connie D. at 330-788-2340 or Patty K. at 330-332-2789. Featured will be fashions by Chico’s, music by Steve Varga, and Susan Ely of Raliegh, N.C., will discuss “Leaving the Safety and Security of your Shell.” The cost is $13.50 and includes lunch. Call Karen for cancellations and seating.


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: 7 p.m. Saturday, bowling at Boardman Lanes; 7 p.m. Tuesday, bar bingo at the Saxon Club; 7:30 p.m. Thursday, birthday night at the church; and 8 to 10 p.m. Sept. 30, card night at Denny’s on Route 224, Boardman.


Audubon Society Mahoning Valley invites the public to “Eastern Bluebirds and House Sparrows,” by Stacy Pavlik, a teacher at Austintown Fitch. It will take place Tuesday at the Canfield Library, 43 W. Main St. Social time begins at 6:30 p.m. with the meeting at 7. Call Wild Birds Unlimited at 330-629-2473 for details.

Girard Historical Society will meet at 10 a.m. Saturday at Barnhisel House, 1011 N. State St.


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 for its 29th anniversary dinner at 6 p.m. Wednesday at Chad Anthony’s, 1315 Boardman-Canfield Road, Boardman. For directions, call the restaurant at 330-953-2344. All breast cancer survivors and supporters are encouraged to attend.

Nar-Anon, a 12-step program for relatives and friends affected by a loved one’s addiction to drugs, meets at 7 p.m. every Friday at Howland Community Church, 198 Niles-Cortland Rd. SE, Warren, and at 7 p.m. every Sunday upstairs at the Sahara Club, 2345 Youngstown Road SE, Warren. For information call Bill at 330-856-3822.

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. 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 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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