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


St. Elizabeth Youngstown Hospital/St. Elizabeth Boardman Hospital Auxiliary will meet at noon Monday in the private dining room of St. Elizabeth Youngstown Hospital on Belmont Avenue. Guest speaker will be Rita Havas, volunteer manager, who will present a Mercy Health update and safety training.


Campbell Memorial High School Class of 1963 will meet at noon Wednesday at Bogey’s Bar and Grill, 3535 Upland, Lowellville. For directions call 330-750-6062. Guests are welcome.

The Rayen School Class of 1959 will meet for its monthly luncheon at noon Wednesday at Cassese’s MVR, 410 N. Walnut St., Youngstown. All classmates, spouses and guests are welcome. The group meets the third Wednesday of each month.

South High School Class of 1955 will get together for breakfast at 10 a.m. Wednesday at What’s Cookin’ on South Avenue in Boardman. For reservations call 330-758-8443. Classmates, spouses and friends are welcome.


College Club of Sharon will meet at 10 a.m. Saturday in the fellowship hall of First Presbyterian Church, Sharon. Hostesses are Nora Lea Garay, Carol Floros, Brandi Baros and Anna Mendonca. John Savinski and Brian Kepple will present “Southeast Quadrant of Downtown Sharon Tour.” Past presidents will be recognized. Any woman with a four-year degree or two-year associate degree from an accredited college or university is eligible for membership. For information call Roseann Rookey, 724-347-7224, or Patricia Meehan, 724-588-4658.

Happy Wanderers will meet on Friday at the Corner House Christian Church. Hospitality committee will be Ray and Lillian Zedaker. Greeters will be Florence Paddock and Bill and Alice Jugenheimer. Rich Basile will provide music. Those whose last names begin with M-Z are asked to take a snack to be shared. Social hour begins at 10 a.m. and lunch will be at noon. Take a sandwich if you desire. Brochures with the travel plans for 2017 are now available by calling Nancy at 330-534-5073 for information regarding tours or to make reservations. First tour is June 20. New people are welcome to attend and/or travel. There are no age restrictions and it is not necessary to be a member of the church. Collections are taken to defray meeting costs. There are no dues. For information about the group, call 330-534-2759.

Mahoning Valley Civil War Round Table will meet at 6:30 p.m. Monday at A La Cart Catering in Canfield. Michael Kraus, curator at the Soldiers’ and Sailors’ Museum in Pittsburgh, will present The Irish Brigade. The dinner meeting is $14 per person, reservations are required. Call 330-757-5727 for information or visit


Youngstown Council of Catholic Nurses will meet at noon Wednesday at The Manor, 3016 Canfield-Niles Road, Austintown. Marianne Paca, RN, will present the protocol for organ procurement in a hospital setting.

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


World War II Heritage Group will meet March 20 at A La Cart Catering on U.S. Route 62 in Canfield. The buffet will take place at 6:30 p.m. It is barrier free. Ralph Pfingsten will speak about the Mahoning Valley’s contributions to the WWII supply effort. For reservations, call David Frank at 330-757-0515 by March 17.


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, Austintown. Barb will demonstrate embellishment designs for denim. For information, call Bonnie at 330-402-5382; Evening Cut-ups will meet at 10 a.m. Monday at Grace Church of the Nazarene, 5253 Webb Road, Austintown. Fit-Nice jacket will be continued. Take master pattern and tracing material to create a pattern. For information, call Kim at 330-545-6520; Fancy Cutters will meet at 10 a.m. Monday at Ohio Living Lake Vista, 303 N. Mecca St. (Route 46), Cortland. Philanthropic project will be announced. 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, Warren, for embellishment part 3 (additional information will be emailed). For information, call Diane at 234-855-7610.


Friends of the Boardman Library will meet Monday in the library community room. Refreshments will be served at 9:30 a.m. Tricia Perry will present the “History of Broadcasting in the Mahoning Valley” at 10. Hostesses are Esther Bertch, Deanna Lambert and Mary Ann Fees. Donations of books, magazines, CDs and DVDs are collected on the first and third Saturday of the month from 9 a.m. to noon. All proceeds support the summer reading program.


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


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 meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday. Beverly Pondillo will preside. Hostesses are Patricia Dawson, Angela DiFrangia; Eleanor DeLuco, Kathy Falasca and Carmela Guy.

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


Canfield Lions Club will meet Thursday at A La Cart Catering, 429 Lisbon St. Dinner will be served at 6:30 p.m. with the meeting at 7, which will focus on preparation for the craft show set for April 1.

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. Tuesday, bar bingo at Saxon Club; 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, meet at food court at Southern Park Mall to walk; 7:30 p.m. Thursday, baked potato night at Disciples Christian Church, 565 Boardman-Canfield Road; 6 p.m. March 17, meet for fish dinner at Argus Park, Canfield.


Mahoning Valley Dahlia Society will meet 2 p.m. Sunday at Calvary Baptist Church, 1463 Shields Road. The program will be on the interpretation of soil sample reports and dahlias, followed by discussion. For information, call Harriet Chandler at 330-550-6342.

Mahoning Valley Historical Society’s next Bites and Bits of History lunch program is at noon Thursday at the Tyler History Center, 325 W. Federal St., Youngstown. Traci Manning, MVHS curator of education, will present Founding Mothers Part 2. Learn about the women who helped to settle and shape the Mahoning Valley and encourage business growth, community development, entrepreneurship and philanthropy. Take your own lunch or visit Overture for their $6 Bites and Bits lunch special. Call Overture at 330-744-9900 to place your order. Coffee, pop, and water are available for purchase at the history center. The parking lot on the west side of the building is available for $2.50. Place money in the numbered slot which corresponds to your parking space in the white box on the Federal Street sidewalk. For information contact the historical society at 330-743-2589 or visit

Mercer County Historical Society, 119 S. Pitt St., Mercer, Pa., will meet Tuesday for its Civil War Discussion Group. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. and the program, Battle of Sailor’s Creek, begins at 7. For information call the society at 724-662-3490, email or visit

Salem Historical Society will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday in the Dale Shaffer meeting room of Salem Public Library, 239 S. Lundy Ave. Johnny Ray Miller will present “The Partridge Family and Their Music.”

William Holmes McGuffey Historical Society will meet at 10 a.m. March 25 at Kravitz’s Deli meeting room, 3135 Belmont Ave., Liberty. Admission is $5, and refreshments will be served. Rick Shale will present “Memories of a Lifetime.” Entertainment will be by Delores DePietro. Reservations are required by calling Richard Scarsella, chairman, at 330-726-8277.


Delta Kappa Gamma Society, Gamma Pi Chapter, will meet at 6 p.m. Monday in the meeting room at the Austintown library. The speaker will be Bridget Lackey of Mercy Health Center. Those attending are asked to take a children’s book to receive a copy of the book “Health at Home.”

PEO Ohio Chapter CE will meet at noon Wednesday at A La Cart catering in Canfield. Election and installation of officers will take place and convention delegates will be chosen. Hostesses will be Linda Smith and Maribeth Harry.


Alzheimer Network Family Support Groups will meet at the following locations: 7 p.m. Tuesday, Redeemer Lutheran Church, 2305 S. Canfield-Niles Road, Austintown; and 10 a.m. March 17 at Canfield Christian Church, 123 S. Broad St., Canfield. Family members and caregivers are welcome to attend. All meetings are offered at no charge. For information call 330-788-9755.

Autism Spectrum Disorder Support Group will meet at 6 p.m. Wednesday at Children’s Aid Society, Mercer, Pa. Pizza, cookies, water and coffee will be provided. Children are welcome. Call Andrea at 724-992-2527 for information for visit This group connects families to share and gather resources and to find and give support.

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.; 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; 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, ValleyCare 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 1 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.

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 Ostomy Support Group will meet from 6 to 7 p.m. Tuesday at Humility House, 755 Ohltown Road, Austintown. It meets the second Tuesday of each month. The group offers education, encouragement and support to anyone whose life is affected by an ostomy. Light refreshments are provided, and parking is free. For information, call Anna Fitzgerald at 330-480-3440.

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 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 can be found at


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 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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