American Association of University Women of Youngstown will be resuming their meetings for the year at 10 a.m. Saturday at Sunrise Assisted Living. Leah Sakacs will present information on the new affiliate Young Women’s Task Force. For information about AAUW, go to or visit on Facebook at AAUWYoungstown.

Mill Creek Chapter of American Business Women’s Association will meet Tuesday at A La Cart Catering in Canfield. Networking will begin at 6 p.m. and dinner will follow at 6:30. The menu includes lasagna, Italian sausage with peppers and onions, redskin potatoes, Italian vegetables, tossed salad, gelatin and applesauce. Dessert will be cherries in the snow. Cost is $18. For information, call Darlene Demjen at 330-755-9089 or Marilyn Abramski at 330-726-2527. The public is welcome.

NARFE Chapter 14 will meet at 1 p.m. Wednesday at the Saxon Club, 710 S. Meridian Road, Austintown. All active and retired federal employees are invited. For information, call 330-953-0077.


VFW Auxiliary Post 3538 will have its monthly meeting at 6 p.m. Tuesday at the post home, 157 Lowellville Road, Struthers. 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.


Girard High School Athletic Boosters will meet at 8 p.m. Sept. 20 at the high school.

McDonald Sideliners will meet at 6 to 8 p.m. Sept. 17 at the high school. Anyone interested in becoming a member is welcome.


Brookfield High School Class of 1965 will celebrate its 70th birthday at 6 p.m. Sept. 16 at Yankee Run Golf Course, 7610 Warren Sharon Road. Cost is $20 and includes dinner and birthday cake. For information, call John O’Connor at 330-307-3094 or Gloria Shay at 330-759-0723. Please leave messages on voicemail.

Campbell Memorial High School Class of 1955 will meet for its monthly breakfast at 10 a.m. Saturday at What’s Cookin’ in the Mathews Road Plaza in Boardman. Classmates, spouses, friends and guests are welcome.

Campbell Memorial High School Class of 1959 will meet for its class reunion at 6 p.m. Sept. 16 at Selah, 130 S. Bridge St., Struthers. Cost is $20 per person. For reservations, call Grace Ann Rudolphi Boros at 330-792-6278.

Rayen High School Class of 1960 will meet for dinner at 4 p.m. Thursday at the Elmton, 584 Fifth St., Struthers. Classmates and guests are welcome.

Struthers High School January and June Classes of 1949 will meet at 11 a.m. Monday at the Landmark Restaurant on Market Street in Boardman.


Mahoning Valley Stamp Club will meet from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday at Highway Tabernacle, 3000 S. Raccoon Road, Austintown. The club meets the second Thursday of each month.

Moose Club is looking for former and prospective members in the Youngstown and Niles area to begin meetings. Any first responders, volunteers or military personnel are welcome, and the $60 membership fee to be waived. For information, call Randy at 330-989-5149 Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Saxon Club, 710 S. Meridian Road, Youngstown Saxon retirees meeting and luncheon at 11:30 a.m. Thursday. Call ahead to reserve or cancel by Sunday. Call Rosemary at 330-726-6851.

Western Reserve Amateur Radio Club will meet at 6 p.m. Sept. 19 at Davidson’s Restaurant, 3636 Canfield Road. Dinner is at 6, and the meeting starts at 7. The speaker will be Tom Sly, WB8LCD, the Ohio Section Affiliated Clubs coordinator for the American Radio Relay League. All licensed amateur radio operators and interested individuals are welcome to attend. For information, contact Bob Mitzel at 575-910-1456 or


Mahoning Valley Network Council is sponsoring ABW day with dinner at 1 p.m. Sept. 24 at A La Cart Catering, Canfield. Guest speakers will be Kari Peska-White, innkeeper at the Peter Allen Inn. Menu consists of Swiss chicken, stuffed shells, roast pork and dessert. $20 per person. Deadline for reservations is next Friday. Contact Shirley Pappagallo at 330-270-9779 for reservations. This takes place of Fall enrollment. Network council consists of Youngstown Charter Chapter, Tri-Gold Chapter and Mill Creek Chapter. Information about ABWA, the three chapters, and membership applications will be available.

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


Niles Chapter of the American Sewing Guild has scheduled the following neighborhood group meetings: Designing Women machine embroidery group will meet at 10 a.m. Friday at Domestic Sewing, 2011 Youngstown Road, Warren. There will be a trip to Erie Convention Center for “Quilting on the Bay Front.” (Please note date change) For car pool information, call Shirley at 330-969-5020; Evening Cut Ups will meet at 7 p.m. Monday at Grace Church of Nazarene, 5253 W. Webb Road, Austintown. FitNice pants, variations on the master pattern. For information, call Kim 330-545-6520; Fancy Cutters meet at 10 a.m. Monday at Lake Vista, 303 N. Mecca St. (state Route 46), Cortland. Demonstration of items made with fleece by Judy. For information, call Virginia at 330-847-7549; and Material Girls meet at 6 p.m. Thursday at Prince of Peace Lutheran Church, 490 N. High St. (state Route 5), Cortland. Patti will demonstrate 3-D flower applique. For information, call Barb at 330-550-1215.


Austintown Junior Women’s League will have an open membership meeting at 6 p.m. Wednesday at the Austintown Senior Center on Westchester Drive, Austintown. For information, go to


League of Women Voters of Trumbull County will meet at 6 p.m. Sept. 25 at Kent State Trumbull , 4314 Mahoning Avenue NW., Warren. The League meets monthly on the fourth Monday at various locations in Trumbull County. All meetings are open to the public, and notices are published on the website at and in local media. For more information, call 330-367-4886.

Trumbull County Federated Democratic Women’s Club will meet at 6 p.m. Monday at Perkins Restaurant, 1953 Niles Cortland Road, Niles. Greg Hicks, Warren law director, will be the guest speaker. Membership chairperson, Diane Alejars will collect club dues. Members unable to attend are asked to mail their dues to Diane. Cindy Gorse, president, will inform members on the status of the annual card party that will take place Oct. 15. For information, call 330-545-2023.

Trumbull County Republican Party will meet for breakfast at 9 a.m. Sept. 23 at the Girard Multi-Generational Center, 443 Trumbull Ave.


St. Monica Guild of Our Lady of Mount Carmel Basilica will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday. Beverly Pondillo, president, will preside. Hostesses will be Marie Mediate, Renee Micco, Liz Mirone, Rita Nolfi and Lisa Orlando.

Seton Circle, Junior Seton, Seton III, Seton IV and Junior Seton Circle will celebrate its annual opening Mass in honor of Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton at 10:45 a.m. Sunday at St. Charles Church in Boardman. Seton III will be the hostess of the Mass and a luncheon will be served in St. Matthews Hall after the ceremony. Hostesses are Jacqueline Price, Caroline Gustafson, Pat Eddy, Carole Ruggieri, Judy Kimmel, Dee Dee Stoops and Marian Baker.

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

Higher Ground, an active, outdoor group sponsored by Unity Center for Spiritual Living, 1226 Naylor-Lloyd Road, Girard, is taking a trip to Oil City State Park at 10 a.m. Saturday. The group will meet in the parking lot of the church. Hiking, biking, train ride and kayaking for 9.6 miles. For more information about the group and its activities, call the church at 330-539-0122.

Youngstown South Christian Women’s Connection will meet from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Wednesday at Avion on the Water Banquet Center, 2177 W. Western Reserve Road, Canfield. It will feature auctioneer, Marty Campana and a Country Fair. Guest speaker will be Joan Wurst of Union City, Pa. The cost is $13.50. Call Connie at 330-788-2340 or Patty at 330-332-2789. Cancellations are necessary, call Karen at 330-482-3005.


Girard-Liberty Kiwanis will meet at 6:30 p.m. Sept. 19 at The Golf Dome, 1300 N. State St., Girard.

McDonald Lions Club will meet at 10 a.m. Saturday on the second floor of the Woodland Park Senior Center, 550 Ohio Ave.


D.A.R.E. Singles Group meets at 7:30 p.m. every Thursday at the Disciples Christian Church, 565 Boardman-Canfield Road, across from Giant Eagle on Route 224. The group has scheduled the following activities: Today, Card Night from 6 to 10 p.m. at Denny’s on Mahoning Ave., Austintown; Saturday, Putt-Putt at 7 p.m. at Sports World, 8249 South Ave. Boardman; Thursday, Small Talk Night at the church.


William Holmes McGuffey Historical Society will meet at 10 a.m. Sept. 16 at Kravitz’s Deli, 3135 Belmont Ave., Liberty. Todd Hancock and Maureen Collins, founders of Easy Street Productions, will recount their musical careers in local theater productions and perform select songs. Cost is $5 with free refreshments and a 50-50 raffle available. Reservations are required by calling 330-726-8277.


Cancer Caregiver Support Group will meet from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at Yellow Brick Place, 2959 Canfield Road, Suite 10.

Codependency and Grief Support Group will meet Tuesday at 10 a.m. at the Chapel of Sheepfold Ministries, 233 North Ave. Sharon, Pa. A meeting will also take place at 7 p.m. at the care center of the Kelley-Robb-Cummins Funeral Home, North Main St., Hubbard. Group sessions are free but participants must register to participate. Free parking is available across from Sheepfold and at the care center. For information, call 330-534-1952 or 724-981-5683. The support group was formed to reach out to help families who have lost loved ones to alcohol or substance abuse.

Friendship Train 12-Step Support Group meets from 1 to 2 p.m. Wednesdays at Rising Star Baptist Church, 2943 Wardle Ave. People who are trying to overcome any addiction are welcome and encouraged to attend. Those attending should enter through the church’s lower parking lot off Wardle.

NAMI Mahoning Valley offers support groups for those who deal with mental illness. Support groups meet as follows: 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. the 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 the Community Center, 1344 Fifth Ave., Youngstown; 6 p.m. the second and fourth Thursdays at Alta Care in Austintown; and NAMI Connection for the dual diagnosed at 6 p.m. the second and fourth Wednesdays of the month at the Community Center, 1344 Fifth Ave., Youngstown. 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, Howland, and at 7 p.m. every Sunday upstairs at the Sahara Club, 2345 Youngstown Road SE, (Route 422) Warren. For information, call Bill at 330-856-3822.

Never Alone Nar-Anon Group, a 12-step program for family, relatives and friends affected by a loved one’s addiction to drugs, meets every Wednesday at 7 p.m. upstairs at the Neil Kennedy Recovery Clinic, 5211 Mahoning Ave., Austintown. For information, call Cindy at 330-207-0845.

Overeaters Anonymous Groups have scheduled the following local meetings: 10 a.m. Saturday, St. Thomas the Apostle 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., Girard; 6 p.m. Tuesday, Oxford House, 30 Benton Road, Salem; 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Valley Care-Northside Medical Center, Medical Education Building, Auditorium A, 500 Gypsy Lane, Youngstown; and 7:30 p.m Thursday, at New Life Lutheran Church, 1181 Church Hill-Hubbard Road, Liberty. All locations are handicap accessible. For information, visit, or call Mahoning-Trumbull Counties Help Hotline at 330-747-2696, Columbiana County Help Hotline at 330-424-7767 or Lawrence County Help Hotline at 724-674-3697.

Prostate Cancer Support Group will meet from 10 to 11:30 a.m. Saturday at Yellow Brick Place, 2959 Canfield Road, Suite 3.

TOPS 327 is seeking new members who want to Take Off Pounds Sensibly. Meeting will take place Monday at Christ Church Presbyterian, 1933 Canfield Road, Boardman. Weigh-in is from 6 to 6:30 p.m. with the meeting at 6:45. The first meeting is free. Guests are welcome. For information, call 330-799-3106.

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 from 9:15 to 10 a.m. for weigh-in Sept. 20 in the Community Room at the Girard Free Library, 105 E. Prospect St. The meeting will follow the weigh-in. 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. Parking is free and light refreshments will be served. The group provides a safe, caring place to tell your story among people who understand and share your experiences and feelings. Family members and people considering an ostomy are also welcome. The group offers education, encouragement and support to anyone whose life is affected by an ostomy. For information, call Anna Fitzgerald at 330-480-3440 or email her at

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. It strives to create a society respectful of human diversity. The event is confidential and free. Parking is available on Walnut Street behind the church during construction on Wick Avenue. Parking directions and a map can be found at

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

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