XThe monthly meeting of O-My-O Chapter of American Business Women's Association will be a woman of the year event on Thursday at Soffo's beginning with dinner at 6:30 p.m. Menu choices are pork shops, salmon or chicken. Anyone interested in attending or wishing more information about the group, call Darlene Stellmar at (330) 755-3807 by noon Monday.
XGirard High School Athletic Boosters will meet at 8 p.m. Wednesday at the high school cafeteria.
XMcDonald Midget Football Association will meet at 7 p.m. Sunday in the senior citizens room at the post office building.
XMcDonald Sideliners meet every Tuesday at 7 p.m. in the Blue Devil Room at the high school.
XAuxiliary to Austintown American Legion Post 301 will meet at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at the post hall on Oakwood Avenue. Members are collecting canceled stamps and manufacturers coupons to benefit soldiers and their families.
XEagles Auxiliary 3298, Raccoon Road, Austintown, will hold a regular meeting on Tuesday.
XStruthers K. of C. Ladies will meet for a valentine casserole dinner at 6:30 p.m. Monday. Hostesses will be Eleanore Timko, Shirley Terranova and Kay Urdea.
XVFW Auxiliary 3538, Lowellville Road, Struthers, will meet at 7:30 p.m. Monday at the post home. A social will follow.
XKent State University Mothers Club will meet at noon Wednesday at the MVR, 410 N. Walnut St., Youngstown, to honor past presidents and celebrate Founder's Day. Hostesses will be Jo Ann Ellis, Marge Jerek and Delores Vinkler. Guests and prospective members are welcome. For more information or to make a reservation, contact Jo Ann Ellis at (330) 755-3976.
XNewcomers Club of Youngstown will hold its monthly meeting at 11:30 a.m. Feb. 23 at Anthony's on the River, 15 Oak Hill Ave., Youngstown. There will be a guest speaker. Anyone wishing to attend should call (330) 533-4104.
XYoungstown Business and Professional Women will have an International Women's Day program at 5:30 p.m. Feb. 22 at Jorgine's, located on the second floor of the YWCA, 25 W. Rayen Ave., Youngstown. For the program Lana Eisenbraun, curator of the Upton House in Warren, will portray Harriet Taylor Upton, Leanne Turner, director of the Mahoning Valley Women's History Project, will give a brief introduction to her project, and Anne McMahon will provide information on the International Global Charter and related activities. Cost is $15 per person and $5 for full-time students. Reservations are required; send checks made payable to YBPW to: Anne McMahon, College of Business Administration, Youngstown State University, Youngstown, OH 44555. For more information, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or call (330) 941-2350. Those attending are asked to take cosmetics, toys and other items for women and children for the YWCA shelters and day-care programs.
XGirard Golden Eagles will meet at 2 p.m. Sunday at the Girard Free Library, 105 E. Liberty St.
XHolborn Herb Growers Guild will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday at Colonial Inn at the Canfield Fairgrounds. "Organic Compost" will be the program presented by Timothy Tassick of Natural Rx Co. Hostesses will be Kathy Mecak, Connie Bilas and Sue Kasmer.
XJunior Women's League of Canfield will hold its monthly meeting at 7:30 p.m. Thursday at Fair Park in Canfield. The guest speaker will be Paul Delbec from Le Cercle Francais. For membership information call (330) 533-1503.
XTrumbull County League of Women Voters, which celebrates its 85h anniversary on Monday, will hold a membership meeting at 6 p.m. Thursday at Panera Restaurant on Elm Road, Warren. For more information, contact Fran Wilson, (330) 545-2023. The agenda will include grassroots program planning for the LWV Ohio. Members will approve and prioritize the areas in which the league should be most active at the state level for 2005-2007.
XFriends of the Boardman Library will meet at 9:30 a.m. Monday in the community room at the library. A social will be followed by a program at 10 by Dr. Lauren Schroeder, a retired professor of biological sciences, whose topic will be "The Mahoning River." Guests and new members are welcome. Reservations are not needed. Hostesses will be Jane Clarke, Marilyn Hixson, Martha Standley and Dorothy Velker. The group's "Boardman Library" canvas tote book bags will be available for sale for $10.
XMahoning County Republican Women's Club will meet at noon Feb. 22 at Denny's in Austintown. Dues will be collected. New members are welcome.
XSt. Rose Church Quilters will meet at 10 a.m. Wednesday at the church.
XYoungstown Council of Catholic Nurses will meet for a program titled "Care of Old Photographs and Manuscripts" at 12:30 p.m. Wednesday at Johnny's, 876 E. Midlothian Blvd., Youngstown. Speaker is Pam Spels, archivist for the Mahoning Valley Historical Society. New members are welcome.
XGirard-Liberty Kiwanis will meet at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Girard Masonic Temple, 1901 N. State St.
XGirard-Liberty Rotary will meet at 6 p.m. Tuesday at the MetroPlex Centre, Liberty.
XD.A.R.E., a social group for divorced, widowed or separated people, will meet at 7:30 p.m. Thursday at Boardman Christian Church, 565 Boardman-Canfield Road, Boardman. Activities include: Monday and Tuesday, dance lessons with Judy Conti at 7 p.m. at Wedgewood Plaza, cost is $5; Wednesday, walk at Southern Park Mall, meet at 6:30 p.m. at the food court; Thursday, small groups at 7:30 p.m. at the church; and Feb. 18, trip to Mountaineer, meet at 6:30 p.m. at the church.
XSingle For Any Reason has scheduled the following activities: Monday, members will go out to eat at 6 p.m. at Olive Garden in Niles, call (330) 372-7124; Tuesday, items are due for the newsletter, call (330) 530-3210 or e-mail Pdellfree@aol.com to schedule or host an event next month; Feb. 18, cards and snacks at 7 p.m., call (330) 372-7124; and Feb. 19, Road Work Band from 9 p.m. to midnight at Austintown Eagles, call (330) 856-3642.
XSingle Parents United in Christ will meet at 7 p.m. Friday at Girard First United Methodist Church. Children are welcome. For information call Mike Henderson at (330) 545-6089.
XYoungstown Panhellenic Association will meet at 7 p.m. Wednesday at Lord of Life Lutheran Church, 550 N. Broad St., Canfield, for a program on yoga. Prospective members may call Rosemarie Bisignani, president, at (330) 797-9150 for more information.
XAutism Support Group will meet from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Comprehensive Children and Family Services, 194 E. State St., Sharon, Pa. Those interested in attending should RSVP to (800) 630-2237. Please mention if child-care services are needed. The topic for the meeting will be "Dealing With Grief/Loss Issues."
XCancer Patient Support Group at Trumbull Memorial Hospital will meet from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Wednesday in the Van Huffel Community Room at the Sara R. Wean Cancer Care Center. The meeting is free and open to the public. For information call the Social Services Department at the hospital at (330) 884-5215.
XCaregivers Support Group will meet for a luncheon from noon to 2 p.m. Tuesday at Alberini's in Niles. To register or for information call (330) 841-5487.
XDiabetes Support Group will meet from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Monday in Conference Room F at Trumbull Memorial Hospital. For information call (330) 841-9689.
XMahoning Valley Spinal Cord Injury Support Group will meet at 5 p.m. Monday in the cafeteria at Hillside Rehabilitation Hospital in Warren. For information call (330) 889-2158 or e-mail Bird196@aol.com.
XStep-by-Step Bereavement Support Group will meet from 6 to 7 p.m. Wednesday in the Medical Education Room at Hillside Rehabilitation Hospital in Warren. For information and to register call (330) 841-5479.
XTOPS 327 will meet at 6:15 p.m. Monday at Christ Church Presbyterian annex, 3425 Hopkins Road, Boardman. The first meeting is free. Guests are welcome. For information call (330) 793-4378 or (330) 757-9368.
XTOPS 1262, McDonald, will meet Wednesday in the senior citizens room at the post office building. Weigh-in is from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m., and the meeting will follow. New members are welcome.
XYoungstown/Warren Blood Cancer Support Group will meet from 5 to 6:30 p.m. Thursday in the radiation oncology department at Forum Health Regional Referral Center. For information call (330) 884-4152.
XVFW Triangle Post 2799, 3161 E. South Range Road, New Springfield, will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the post home.
XClub news is published on Fridays and Saturdays. Please submit information about upcoming activities to the Society Department by 5 p.m. each Thursday.