Mill Creek Chapter of ABWA will meet May 9 at A La Cart Catering in Canfield. The dinner will begin at 6:30 p.m. and a business meeting will follow. The menu is creamed chicken over biscuit, roast pork, mashed potatoes, California vegetable blend, tossed salad, applesauce, gelatin and apple cake for dessert. The cost is $18 and the deadline for reservations is April 30. Call Darlene Demjen at 330-755-9089 or Marilyn Abramski at 330-726-2527.


Niles Chapter of the American Sewing Guild has scheduled the following neighborhood group meeting: Southington So-Sews will meet at 10 a.m. Monday at Southington Christian Church, state Route 534. A yo-yo coin purse will be demonstrated by Dot Porter. Take a hand sewing needle. For information, call Jennie at 330-847-7386.


Canfield Republican Women’s Club dinner meeting is scheduled for 6 p.m. May 3 at A La Cart Catering in Canfield. Retired U.S. Marine Corps Col. Brian Kennedy, who was awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross, will be the speaker. He will discuss the Constitution and the military. Dinner will be a buffet, $15 per person. Spouses and friends are welcome. Reservations are needed by May 1 to Jacie Mettee, home 330-726-0363 and cell 330-207-9210 or email Sharon at

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


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


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


D.A.R.E. has scheduled the following activities: 7 p.m. Saturday, bowling night at Boardman Lanes; 7 p.m. Monday, meet at Dairy Queen in Cornersburg for dessert; 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, meet at the food court at Southern Park Mall to walk; 7:30 p.m. Thursday, birthday night at Disciples Christian Church, 565 Boardman-Canfield Road, Boardman; and 6:30 p.m. April 28, meet in the lobby of Regal Cinema in Austintown.


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

Brain Injury Family Intervention and Insight Support Group, a survivor and family education and intervention program that serves brain injury patients, caregivers and families, will meet at 6:30 p.m. Thursday in the board room at Hillside. For information or to register, call 330-841-3893.

F.O.C.U.S., a breast cancer support group, will meet at 6 p.m. Wednesday at the Manor, 3104 S. Canfield Niles Road, corner of state Route 46 and Kirk Road. All breast cancer survivors and supporters are welcome. For directions call the restaurant at 330-318-8060.

NAMI Mahoning Valley offers support groups for those who deal with mental illness. Support groups follow: Girard Family Support, first Thursday of each monthly at 11 a.m. at the Girard Library, 105 E. Prospect St. and Austintown Family Support Group, 7 p.m. second Tuesday of each month at Alta Care, 142 Javit Court. NAMI Connection, a support group for people with a mental health diagnosis meets at the following locations: 1:30 p.m. Thursdays at Community Center, 1344 Fifth Ave., Youngstown; 6 p.m. second and fourth Mondays at Grace United Methodist Church, 1725 Drexel Ave., Warren; and 6 p.m. second and fourth Thursdays at Alta Care in Austintown. Visit, call 330-727-9268 or e-mail for information.

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 Road 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 18), New Castle, Pa.; 1 p.m. Monday, Girard Multigenerational Center, 443 Trumbull Ave., handicapped accessible; 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 Church Hill-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.

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