Junior Group auction to feature collectibles

Junior Group auction
to feature collectibles

YOUNGSTOWN — Goodwill Industries Junior Group will hold a two-day fundraiser beginning with a gala and jewelry sale from 7 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Feb. 1 at Stambaugh Auditorium, 1000 Fifth Ave.

The evening will feature hors d’oeuvres, pastries and a cash bar, a basket raffle, a silent auction of fine jewelry and collectibles, the sale of collectible jewelry and a Chinese auction. At 8 p.m. there will be an auction of new items donated by area businesses, followed by a 50-50 raffle.

Tickets, good for admission on both Friday and Saturday, are $20 ($5 tax deductible) and are available by sending a check, payable to Youngstown Area Goodwill Industries, and a self-addressed, stamped envelope to: Youngstown Area Goodwill Industries, ticket chairman, 2747 Belmont Ave., Youngstown, OH 44505.

No tickets will be sold at the door. Tickets are also available from Junior Group members and trustees, and the deadline for gala tickets is Jan. 28.

Admission for the live auction of collectible items that will take place Feb. 2 is $2 per adult at the door. Auction items can be previewed from 10 a.m. until the 11 a.m. auction. Collectible jewelry will be sold from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and there will be a 50-50 raffle.

Railroad association
to hold flea market

NILES — Youngstown Model Railroad Association will celebrate its 51st year by presenting a toy train and model railroad flea market from 10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday and on March 9 at McMenamy’s Banquet Hall, 325 Warren-Youngstown Road. Admission is $4 for adults, and children under 12 are admitted free.

A highlight of the event will be the operating of three rail scale “O” gauge layouts, courtesy of the Western Reserve Modular Railroad Club.

The flea market will feature all gauges of model railroad equipment, memorabilia and railroad related items. There will also be 150 dealers offering merchandise and equipment for all model railroad scales, and estate sales and private collections.

Tables are available for vendors for $20 each and can be reserved by calling Jim Pope at (330) 547-3614, or Ed Williams at (330) 539-4786. For more information. visit www.youngstownmodelrailroadassn.org.

Flower show tour
is three-day event

YOUNGSTOWN — Friends of Fellows Riverside Gardens will sponsor a three-day tour to Philadelphia for a spring flower show and garden tour that will take place March 7-9.

The theme for Philadelphia Flower show is “Jazz It Up!” and will feature a New Orleans-style setting and music. There will be free lectures, demonstrations, culinary presentations and 140 gardening vendors. The Sunday highlight will be a visit to the 1050-acre Longwood Gardens. The return trip to Youngstown will follow lunch.

A deposit of $200 is due Tuesday; the balance of $300 for Friends members and $330 for nonmembers is due Feb. 22. For registration information, call (330) 740-7116.

Flute and organ program
is open to the public

YOUNGSTOWN — Youngstown Chapter of the American Guild of Organists will feature a program, “Music for Flute and Organ,” at 7 p.m. Jan. 21 at Temple Rodef Sholom, 1119 Elm at Woodbine, across from Wick Park. Organist Kathryn D. Miller, college organist at Westminster College and director of music at Boardman United Methodist Church, and Kathleen Schott, principal flutist of the Youngstown Symphony Orchestra, will perform.

The program is free and open to the public. Parking is available behind the temple.

AARP 3104
installs officers

CANFIELD — Canfield Presbyterian Church was the setting Jan. 7 as the following officers of Canfield Chapter 3104, AARP, were installed: president, Dennis Wilde; vice president, Maggie Hughes; secretary, Olga Pallo; assistant secretary, Lucile Bartelmay; treasurer, Dianne McLaughlin; and assistant treasurer, Dorothy Conkle. Serving on the board of directors will be: for 2008, Paul Manchester and Harold Reed; 2009, Doris Godlove and Chuck Dysert; and 2010, Bob Bauman and Evelyn Babb. On the nominating committee are: for 2008, Grace Briceland; 2009, Jan Bethel; and 2010, Bill Hood.

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