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Community happenings

November 16, 2012
The Herald-Star

Holiday buffet

at Crestview Inn

The Crestview Inn at the Jefferson County Joint Vocational School will offer its Thanksgiving buffet to patrons on Tuesday from noon to 1:30 p.m.

The menu will include turkey, ham, mashed potatoes, sweet potato casserole, stuffing, noodles, green beans, salad, chocolate cake and pumpkin pie.

Reservations are necessary and can be made by calling (740) 264-5545, extension 602. Cost is $10 per person.

Democratic women plan style show

The Jefferson County Federated Democratic Women's Club will hold its annual fall style show fundraiser Sunday at the Stratton Municipal Building, beginning at 2 p.m.

The show will feature clothing and accessories by Phyllis' Fashions, as well as a luncheon, shopping and door prizes.

Ticket donations are $20, with proceeds benefitting activities and causes of the club. To purchase a ticket, call Barb Wilinski, event chairperson, at (740) 282-2161. Tickets also are available at the door.

Members of the Jefferson County Federated Democratic Women work in support of women's voices in local, state and national politics and encourage the participation of women in every level of the Jefferson County Democratic party structure, according to a news release.

Purple Circle eyes

Saturday banquet

Purple Circle 4-H Club will hold its end-of-the-year fall banquet Saturday at the East Springfield Community Center located on county Road 39 in East Springfield.

Doors will open at 6 p.m. with the covered-dish dinner beginning 6:30 p.m.Club members are reminded to bring a wrapped door prize and at least one nonperishable food item for donation to the East Springfield Church of the Cross Food Ministry.

Anyone interested in joining the club for the 2013 4-H year is welcome to attend.

Questions can be directed to Cliff Wood at (740) 543-4101 or Becky Ramsey at (740) 946-1366.

Garibaldi Sisters

hold meeting

The Sisters of the Garibaldi held their October meeting recently in the lodge social room with President Kathie DiCarlantonio presiding.

Officers are Gina Marchetti, vice president, Joann Bernabei, secretary, Rita Robinson, treasurer, and Lucy Takach, financial secretary.

Hostesses for the social hour were Filomena DiCarlantonio, Candy Caruso, Joyce Parrish and Teresa Lamantia.

Prize winners were Pauline Thomaselli, Mary Ann Fletcher, Caruso, Edna Michetti, Emelia Recchio, Takach, Kathie DiCarlantonio and Santa Tripodi.

The next meeting will be held Tuesday in the social room. Members are reminded to bring canned goods and non-perishables for the annual Thanksgiving Food Drive.

Jewett craft show

set for Nov. 24

The Jewett Volunteer Fire Department will sponsor its 44th-annual Jewett Craft Show on Nov. 24 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Jewett Fire Station and the Jewett Wildcat Community Center.

More than 85 tables and crafters will be featured with 14 new crafters added this year, according to an event spokesperson, who added there will be many "unique christmas gifts" and various food stands.

Admission is $2. Parking is free.

Woodland Garden

Club meets

Bobbi Martin offered the blessing for the Nov. 1 meeting of the Woodland Garden Club where Nancy Liggett and Carole Patton served as hostesses.

Verna Smolinsky read an inspirational message, reflecting hardships for those in the path and wake of Hurricane Sandy. Roll call was answered by naming a favorite Thanksgiving food.

Elaine Wukelic reported the work day at the Wintersville Post Office garden site was a success and thanked all who participated in the project to replace soil and plants. A soaker hose will be added to aid with the summer watering.

Eleanor Drazich said that additional trees were purchased and planted at the Jefferson County Fair site. She also had a table of books on sale to raise funds for the trees. A workday at the site was planned for Nov. 3.

Smolinsky gave a report from the recent Region 12 meeting at Hopedale, noting OAGC has a Facebook presence. The design study class will be presented by Marilou Rupert at the spring regional meeting. She also said the OAGC is encouraging gardeners to attract the blue Karner butterfly which is on the endangered list.

Members agreed to hold the annual Christmas dinner at 5:30 p.m. Dec. 13 at the Farm restaurant.

The club made a donation to the Wahkeena State Nature Preserve in memory of Betty Clark's husband, Bill Clark.

Jeannie Barker presented an "inverted T" for the floral artistic design segment.

Norma Harris gave a demonstration on making a wreath using floral mesh.

The garden tip was offered by Gretchen Nelson who explained the benefits of using pine needles to add acidity to the soil.

Stone Street

Station to perform

Country Friends will host the Stone Street Station band Saturday at the Memorial Hall located on Old Police Lodge Road, Colliers.

Country Friends has events every Monday, Friday and Saturday at the hall. The doors open at 6 p.m. each Saturday, and the dance begins at 7 p.m.

On Mondays and Fridays, the doors open at 4 p.m., and open mic begins at 6 p.m. Participants can bring a covered dish if they so desire for the meal that begins at 5 p.m.

Country Friends Foundation Inc. is a nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting Christianity, friendship and brotherly love through music. All proceeds go to charity. For information, call (304) 527-4253 or (304) 479-1270.

Mingo center

planning party

The Mingo Junction Senior Center will hold its Christmas party at 6 p.m. Dec. 14 at the Mingo Knights of Columbus Hall.

The event will include food, music, prizes and a cash bar. Cost is $20 per person with reservations due Dec. 3 by calling (740) 535-1639.

Brooke library

to show movie

The Brooke County Public Library will show the PG-rated animated film, "Arthur Christmas," at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday. Call (304) 737-1551 to reserve a seat and popcorn for the free screening.

 
 

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