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Altar and Rosary Society

organize a monthly food sale

WELLSBURG — The Altar and Rosary Society of St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church, located at 1300 Charles St., Wellsburg, will hold its monthly sale of soups, sandwiches and desserts Wednesday in the church hall.

A variety of four soups and four sandwiches will be available from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. or while supplies last.

Sarris candy bars will be available for $2 each as part of the annual fundraiser.

Guests can dine in or order takeout. Dine in or take out available. For phone orders, call Sue at (304) 281-1239.

Weir High Class from 1967

lunch October 19

WEIRTON – The Weir Upper Class of 1967 is having lunch on October 19 at 11 a.m. at Nana’s, located at 390 American Way, Weirton.

All classmates and spouses are welcome.

Brooke High Dance Team will hold an auction on October 23

FOLLANSBEE – The Brooke High School Dance Team will be hosting a Quarter Auction to benefit the Brooke County Senior Center on October 23 at the Brooke High School Cafeteria.

Doors will open at 12:30 p.m. and the auction will begin at 1:30 p.m. Admission is $5, which includes a paddle. Additional paddles can be purchased.

There will be a variety of auction items and food for sale.

Fitness classes for seniors

donated to Brooke Library

WELLSBURG — The Brooke County Public Library is offering Geri-Fit, a 45-minute strength training class for seniors.

Participants begin lifting light weights, usually seated, and can work at their own pace. They should bring a set of light dumbbells, an elastic band and water to drink.

Video fitness classes are held 10 a.m. to 10:45 a.m. Mondays and Wednesdays at the Follansbee Library, 844 Main St., and 8:30 a.m. to 9:15 a.m. Tuesdays and Fridays at the Brooke County Library, 945 Main St. Those interested in participating in the free classes should register by calling (304) 737-1551 ext. 106.

Story Hours held every Monday at the Follansbee Branch Library

FOLLANSBEE – Storytimes for children ages 2-5 and their caregivers will be held at noon each Monday at the Follansbee Branch Library.

Each includes a craft, games and a snack.

To register for the free program, call Kim Harless at (304) 737-1551 ext. 106.

Bloomingdale’s/Unionport Fall Fest scheduled for Saturday and Sunday

BLOOMINGDALE – The second annual Bloomingdale/Unionport Fall Fest will be held over a two-day period this weekend with over 70 vendors participating and other activities available.

It will be held Saturday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Aladdin Land, 6355 township Road 166, Bloomingdale’s.

Festivities will include local artisans and vendors, music, food, a duck race, Boy Scout bean soup, a car show on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., and Doc Roe and the Harmonies performing Saturday from 4 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Offsite parking will be available at the Jefferson County Joint Vocational School with shuttle service available.

This year, proceeds benefit Unionport Christian Church and a local stock exchange.

A supervised children’s play area will be available at a cost of $10 per child and $5 for each additional child in the same family. It offers crafts, games, face painting and unlimited games.

Participating sellers, according to a promotional flyer, are Let’s Fight Together, Twisted Sisters, R&S Custom Vinyl, Small Things, Baby Dust Foundation, Mrs. B’s Sweets and Treats, T&C Vinyl Designs, Marcheta Designs, LMM Designs, S&K, Little Red Shed , Kennedy Kreations, Cindy’s Custom Creations, Blessed Creations by Lois, Moonlight Creations, Creations by Boleigh, From Heart to Homestead Market, Gloria’s Goodies, Campbell’s Crossing, Dr. Sweets Goodies, Patty’s Cus Creations, Dolce Pizzelles, T’s Sweet Treats, Created by Netta, Krafte Sisters, Theresa’s Unique Gifts, CC Variety, Enchanted Candles, Leona Woodworkig, Edis Crafts, The Body Shop, CK Hardwoos, Embroidery custom by Georgi, Hilltop Custom Crafts, Elizabeth’s Beauty, Just Messin’ Crafts by Jesse, NJ&R Jewelry and Crafts, Repairs Plus and Kramer Barns, Tucker Crafts, Twirl Tumblers, Golden Thimble Silver Thread, Jocilyn’s Chocolates, Glow Zone , Primitives and Potpourri, 5K Creations,

Kitty Komrades, Chocolate and Cups, Java Mama, Little One Crystal, 4×4 Coasters, Lane and Lore, Tastefully Simple, Pure Romance, Lemongrass Spa, 31, Pampered Chef, Scentsy, Avon, Pink Zebra, Color Street, Paparazzi, Stella and Dot, Kathy’s Fresh Popped Kettlecorn, Duggan’s Delights food truck and 740 BBQ.

Buena Vista UMC will host

indoor garage sale 5 nov.

STEUBENVILLE — Buena Vista United Methodist Church, located at Kingston and Schenley Avenues, Steubenville, will be hosting an indoor garage sale on Nov. 5 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

The sale will include soup, sandwiches and baked goods, arts and crafts and more.

Table space can be rented for $15 by calling (740) 512-3476 or (740) 264-0549.

Hancock County Democratic Women Plan ‘Meet and Greet’

WEIRTON – Members of the Hancock County Democratic Women held their monthly meeting Sept. 20 at Aloha Delights, located at Three Springs Drive, Weirton with Speaker Teresa McCombs calling the meeting to order, welcoming people present and leading the oath of allegiance.

The silent presence has been taken.

No minutes from the previous meeting were available. The treasurer’s report was read and will be tabled for verification.

No report from the committee chairmen was submitted.

The “Meet and Greet” organized by Women Of Steel, Hancock County Democratic Executive Committee and Hancock County Democratic Women on Labor Day, September 5, at the Independent Steelworkers Union Hall, Weirton, was discussed.

Plans have been finalized for the Meet and Greet Your Democratic Candidates event scheduled for Saturday starting at 2:30 p.m. It will be held at the Follansbee Community House (next to the pool) at Follansbee City Park, Main Street, Follansbee . It will be hosted by the Hancock County Democratic Executive Committee and the Hancock County Democratic Women, as well as the Brooke County Democratic Executive Committee and the Brooke County Democratic Women.

It is open to the public and all registered Democratic voters in Hancock and Brooke County are welcome to attend.

The afternoon will include refreshments, prizes, food, a 50/50 draw and an opportunity to meet the candidates ahead of the November 8 general election.

The next meeting will be October 17 at Aloha Delights, Three Springs Drive, (formerly Wal-Mart Plaza), Weirton, at 5 p.m. for those who wish to eat. The business meeting starts at 6 p.m.

The Women’s Democrats of Hancock County welcome new members. All female Democrats in Hancock County are invited to join the group and support our cause. Dues are $10.00 per person for the year and are due when you join.

For more information, contact President Kathy Link by phone at (724) 544-6063 or email at [email protected] or McCombs at (304) 723-0290 or email at [email protected] gmail.

Saint Vincent de Paul to hold

registration for vacation assistance

WINTERSVILLE — St. Vincent De Paul will hold general registration for Thanksgiving and Christmas Friday from 9 a.m. to noon.

Registration will take place at the St. Vincent Pantry located behind Blessed Sacrament Church, 852 Main St., Wintersville, and is open to residents of Wintersville and Bloomingdale’s.

The following information is required to register: Photo ID; proof of residence; proof of income for all adults in the household; food stamps; and medical cards for all claimed children.

The department will provide Thanksgiving dinner and Christmas dinner as well as Christmas gifts for the children. For more information, call (740) 264-9547.

St. Vincent De Paul is a ministry of the Blessed Sacrament and Our Lady of Lourdes churches and has been in operation for over 50 years. The ministry provides a monthly food pantry, Easter, Thanksgiving and Christmas distributions and other special assistance throughout the year.

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