Fort Director Guest Speaker
for the Three Score senior club at
his august dinner meeting
WEIRTON — The Three Score Senior Club met Aug. 24 at Undo’s Restaurant with Ed Powell, president, welcoming members and guests with the traditional Hawaiian greeting of “aloha” and a knock-knock Hawaiian joke.
Bob Shirer delivered the invocation, leading the group in prayer, followed by Powell leading the Pledge of Allegiance. The members joined in the singing “God bless America.”
Powell introduced speaker Paul Zuros, executive director of Historic Fort Steuben and author of a bimonthly “History in the Hills” column that appears in the Valley Life section of the Herald-Star and the Weirton Daily Times. Zuros compiles the 79 articles he wrote in book form. He spoke primarily about the history behind Historic Fort Steuben and how it came to be what it is today.
Secretary Cindy Richards read the July dinner meeting minutes, which were approved, and George Pohlman presented the Treasurer’s report.
Membership chair Brenda Edwards said the club has 76 paying members. She invited the six guests present to join.
Sunshine President Winnie Kemp’s report involved the group singing Happy Birthday and Anniversary to August celebrants.
House Speaker Kathy McCarrick decorated the tables in a Hawaiian theme to follow the changing monthly theme established by the council.
Reservations president Vivian Weigel said there were 60 members in attendance and six guests. She read the September menu which includes salad, cheese bread, meatloaf or pork loin, mashed potatoes, green beans and pie. The clothing theme for September would be sports, she announced.
Lee Edwards, historian, reminded attendees that up-to-date scrapbooks were on display with new photos included.
As part of old business, donations made by members were discussed. The donation box will remain outside for the next meeting.
Many draws were made.
Blue Tickets: Lee Edwards and Larry Purks drew blue tickets for 50/25/25. The winners were Carol Irvine and JoAnn Kerr.
Jim Hare and Lee Edwards drew the red tickets and the winners were Larry Purks, Linda Walter, Margaret Chapman and Jack Cassella.
Green tickets were drawn by Betty Virtue and Brenda Edwards for the free dinner won by Lynn Bish and Margaret Chapman. They also raffled tickets for Dairy Queen gift cards, which were won by Cil Findley and Margaret Chapman.
The winners of the pineapple drawing were Sandra Briggs and Lee Edwards.
Shirer gave the blessing.
“The Henna Artist: A Novel”
for book club discussion
WELLSBURG – Brooke County Public Library Book Club to Meet In-Person and Virtually to Discuss Alka Joshi “The Henna Artist: A Novel” at 5 p.m. on September 29.
To join the free club and get a copy of the book, call (304) 737-1551 or visit https://wvreads.overdrive.com.
Steubenville High School’s class of 1959 will reunite on September 21
STEUBENVILLE — The Steubenville High School Class of 1959 will hold their next luncheon Sept. 21 at Froehlich’s Classic Corner, 501 Washington St., Steubenville.
It will start at 12:30 p.m. Those planning to attend are asked to call Norina Eroshevich at (740) 219-2234.
Twenty-two members were in attendance for the August luncheon where Eroshevich gave the blessing and provided an update on those facing medical issues.
Donna Snyder congratulated those celebrating birthdays in August with “Happy birthday” and cake served.
Donna Tepovich brought a generous box of vegetables from her garden to share.
Library offers Anime Club,
Tai Chi, Fake News program
STEUBENVILLE — Various programs and activities planned at various Steubenville and Jefferson County Public Library locations include:
Main Library, (740) 282-9782
Adults: Meet for a low-impact Tai Chi class on September 20 at 10 a.m. It lasts one hour and is taught by Michael Turrentine every week on Tuesdays. Wear comfortable clothes.
Learn how to find reliable resources for information at the Fake News program on September 20 at 6 p.m. Registration is required by calling the library.
Children: Stories, crafts and more are offered during story time on September 21 at 11 a.m. Register children ages 2-6 by calling the library.
Brilliant Branch, (740) 598-4028
Adults: De-stress at the library by coloring pages designed for adults on September 22 at 6 p.m.
Teens: Create dot drawings on September 20 at 6:00 p.m. Teens will paint on a canvas using their favorite paint colors and a squeegee. Registration is required by calling the library.
Kids: All toys promote letter knowledge during the library’s Play & Learn the Alphabet program scheduled for September 20 at 11 a.m. Register by calling the library.
Dillonvale-Mount Pleasant Branch, (740) 769-2090
Adults: The book club will meet on September 20 at 10 a.m. to discuss “One summer” by David Baldacci. Register by calling the library.
Schiappa Branch, (740) 264-6166
New to the library is an Anime Club. “If you like Anime and Manga then this is the club for you.” noted a spokesperson. The library will host play days, cultural days, craft days, and screening days that will include snacks, prizes, and more. It is open to two age groups who will meet separately: 11-14 year olds will meet on September 21 at 5 p.m. and 15-18 year olds will meet on September 21 at 6:30 p.m. Visit the library to fill out an application .
Adults: Relax after a stressful day and color pages designed for adults on September 22 at 6:00 p.m.
Children: Babygarten is a lapsit program for children from birth to 2 years old that helps them develop their language and early literacy skills. It will be offered on September 22 at 10:30 a.m. Register by calling the library.
Tot Time is aimed at children aged 2-4 and includes books, songs, nursery rhymes and a simple art project. It will be offered on Mondays at 5 p.m. on September 19 and 26; Tuesdays at 10:30 a.m. on Sept. 20 and 27; and Wednesdays at 10 a.m. or 11 a.m. on Sept. 21 and 28.
Tiltonsville Branch, (740) 859-5163
Kids: Get creative at the Library’s Paint ‘n Sip on September 24 at noon. The children are going to paint a hippopotamus. Registration is required by calling the library.
All toys promote letter knowledge during the library’s Play and Learn the Alphabet program which is scheduled for September 19 at 11 a.m. Register by calling the library.
Teens: Create dot drawings on September 19 at 6:00 p.m. Teens will paint on a canvas using their favorite paint colors and a squeegee. Registration is required by calling the library.
Toronto Branch, (740) 537-1262
Kids: Bring your child, ages 2-6, to story time on September 20 at 4:00 p.m. Kids will participate in fun stories and activities as part of the program.
Tot Time for children ages 2-4 is scheduled at the library on September 22 at 11 a.m. Call to enroll your little one in stories, songs and nursery rhymes.
Babygarten is a lapsit program for children from birth to 2 years old that helps them develop their language and early literacy skills. It will be offered on September 23 at 11 a.m. Register your baby by calling the library.
Adults: Relax at the library coloring pages designed for adults on September 22 at 6 p.m. Registration is required by calling the library.