Campbell Memorial High School Class of 1963 will meet at noon Wednesday at Buddy’s Cafe, 28 Jacobs Road, Youngstown. For directions call 330-743-9550. Guests are welcome.


BNI Mahoning Valley Chapter will meet at 7:30 a.m. Thursday at Denny’s, 154 Boardman-Canfield Road, Boardman. The speaker will be Wayne Ulery, national car salesman for Flynn Auto Group.

Western Reserve Amateur Radio Club will meet Feb. 21 at Davidson’s Restaurant, 3636 Canfield Road, Cornersburg. Dinner will be at 6 p.m., and the meeting will start at 7. Bob Dukish, KK8DX, will speak about Arduino, otherwise known as Toys for Ham Radio. For information about the club, contact Bob Mitzel, president, at 575-910-1456 or

Youngstown Section of the National Council of Negro Women, Inc. will have its monthly meeting Saturday at the McGuffey Centre, 1649 Jacobs Road, Youngstown. Executive board meets at noon, and the general meeting is at 1 p.m.


Niles Chapter of the American Sewing Guild has scheduled the following neighborhood group meetings: Austintown Stitch and Share will meet at 10 a.m. Thursday at Humility House, 755 Ohltown Road, for a group community service project. For information call Bonnie at 330-402-5382; Evening Cut Ups will meet at 7 p.m. Monday at Grace Church of the Nazarene, 5253 W. Webb Road, Austintown, to continue the FitNice woven top. Take master pattern and tracing material to create pattern. For information call Kim at 330-545-6520; Fancy Cutters will meet at 10 a.m. Monday at Lake Vista, 303 N. Mecca St., Cortland. Take items from stash and discuss plans for them. Also take ideas for future programs. For information call Virginia at 330-847-7549; and Sewphisticates will meet at 6 p.m. Wednesday at Shepherd of the Valley, 4100 N. River Road NE, Warren, for Embellishment Part 2 (additional information will be emailed). For information, call Diane at 234-855-7610.


Friends of Austintown Library, 600 S. Raccoon Road, will meet at 10 a.m. Feb. 27 in the meeting room. Jesse McClain will host a program on the Holocaust, and a meeting will follow. All programs are open to the public.


Girard Golden Eagles Lodge 643 will meet at 6:30 p.m. Thursday at the Amen Corner, 20 W. Main St.


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

St. Monica Guild of Our Lady of Mount Carmel Basilica will have its Carnival dinner at 6 p.m. Tuesday. Hostesses are Sandra Chasko, Debbie Chufo, Lilia Ciccone, Diane Colasant and JoAnn Colaluca.

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., Girard.


D.A.R.E. has scheduled the following activities: 7 p.m. Tuesday, bar bingo at Saxon Club; 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, meet at the food court in Southern Park Mall to walk; 7:30 p.m. Thursday, re-gifting meeting at the church; and 6:30 p.m. Feb. 17, meet in the lobby of Regal Cinema in Austintown.


Poland Historical Society will meet at 6:30 p.m. Feb. 21 at the Little Red Schoolhouse, 4515 Center Road. Regina Rees will discuss “William Holmes McGuffey History” at 7:30.

WWII Heritage Society will meet Feb. 20 at A La Cart Catering in Canfield. Jesse McClain, local educator and Holocaust expert, will be the speaker. A question and answer session will follow. The program is preceded by a 6:30 p.m. buffet dinner, and reservations must be made to David Frank, 330-757-0515 before Feb. 17. Cost is $14 per person.

William Holmes McGuffey Historical Society will meet at 10 a.m. Feb. 18 at Kravitz’s Deli meeting room, 3135 Belmont Ave., Youngstown. Kris Harper, Mahoning Valley Chorale and Southside Fine Arts Academy director, will speak about his career. John Knox Presbyterian Church organ salvage will be discussed. Admission is $5 each, and there will be refreshments.


NAMI Mahoning Valley offers support groups for those who deal with mental illness. Support groups follow: Girard Family Support, first Thursday of each month 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; 6 p.m. second and fourth Thursdays at Alta Care in Austintown; 1 p.m. first and third Saturdays at Community Center on Fifth Avenue. The Saturday group is for those who deal with both substance abuse and mental health issues. 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 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 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 11 a.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.

Survivors of Suicide in Mahoning County will meet at 6 p.m. Wednesday at Disciples Christian Church, 565 Boardman-Canfield Road, Boardman. This support group is for families who have lost a loved one to suicide. For information call Help Hotline Crisis Center at 330-747-2696.

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 330-974-8450.

Youngstown Area PFLAG will meet from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday at St. John’s Episcopal Church, 323 Wick Ave., Youngstown. The topic will be “It’s Valentine’s Day: Your Marriage Story.” The support, education and advocacy organization meets the second Tuesday of each month at the church. It strives to create a society respectful of human diversity. The event is confidential and free. Parking directions and a map are on the chapter website,


VFW Auxiliary Post 3538 will meet for its monthly meeting at 6 p.m. Monday at the post home, 157 Lowellville Road, Struthers. A social will follow. For information call 330-755-2701.

VFW Triangle Post 2799 Men’s Auxiliary will meet at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at the post home, 3161 E. South Range Road, New Springfield. For information call 330-755-2701.

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

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