Auxiliary to VFW Post 6488, 2065 Coitsville-Hubbard Road, will meet at 4 p.m. Sunday at the post home. Sandy Graves will preside, and those attending are asked to take a $10 unwrapped gift for a child. Dues are now payable.

VFW Triangle Post 2799 Men’s Auxiliary will meet at 8 p.m. Tuesday at the post home, 3161 E. South Range Road, New Springfield. For information call 330-542-9928.


Girard High School Athletic Boosters will meet at 8 p.m. Wednesday at the high school cafeteria.


South High School Class of 1953 will meet for a Christmas party at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday at Johnny’s on Market Street in Boardman. There will be a $10 unisex gift exchange, and door prizes will be awarded. Those attending will order from the menu. All classmates are welcome.


Chapter CE of PEO Sisterhood will meet Wednesday at A La Cart Catering in Canfield for a noon luncheon and meeting. Speaker will be the Rev. Kathryn Adams, whose program is titled “A Christmas Story.” Hostesses will be Laura Reed and Barb Hall.

McDonald Arts and Crafts Club will meet at 7:30 p.m. Monday in the community room at the post office building.

Newcomers Club will meet for their annual Christmas luncheon Wednesday at Springfield Grill, 7413 Tiffany Blvd, Boardman. For reservations call 330-533-4104. New members are welcome.

Round Table Woodcarvers will meet from 9 to 11:45 a.m. Thursday at the Senior Center, 1110 Fifth Ave., Youngstown. Wood and the use of tools will be provided, and carving lessons are free. Children must be accompanied by an adult. For more information call 330-792-4355 or 330-744-5071.

Western Reserve Amateur Radio Club will meet for a WRARC ham radio general class training session at 7 p.m. Jan. 4 at Mahoning County EMA, 700 Industrial Road, Youngstown. Testing will take place Feb. 15, 2012. Preregistration is required. Allan Avnet will be the instructor. For information call Avnet (AB8AA) at 330-549-3051 or e-mail


Croatian Lodge 598 will meet at 12:45 p.m. Sunday in the community room at the post office building, 550 Ohio Ave., McDonald.


McDonald Knights of Columbus will meet at 8:30 p.m. Wednesday at the K. of C. Hall, Illinois Avenue.

St. Rose Quilting Group will meet at 10 a.m. Wednesday at the parish house.


Girard-Liberty Kiwanis will meet at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at The Golf Dome, 1300 N. State St., Girard.


DARE Singles Group, a social group for divorced, widowed and separated people, meets at 7:30 p.m. each Thursday at Disciples Christian Church, 565 Boardman-Canfield Road, across from Giant Eagle. The following activities are planned: Tuesday at 7 p.m., dance classes at Judy Conti’s in Austintown; and Dec. 23 at 6:30 p.m., movie at Movies 8 at Shops at Boardman Park, meet in the lobby.


The Historical Society of McDonald will meet at 7 p.m. Monday in the community room at the post office building.


Myeloma Support Group will meet Monday at Park Vista North for a Christmas party from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. For more information call Donna Detwiler at 330-549-4617 or 330-770-0808.

Nar-Anon, a 12-step program for relatives and friends who have been adversely affected by a loved one’s addiction to drugs, meets at 7 p.m. Fridays at the Neil Kennedy Recovery Clinic, 160 Clifton NE, Howland. For more information call 330-856-3822.

Reformers Unanimous, a national Christ-centered addictions program headquartered in Rockford, Ill., meets from 7 to 9 p.m. Fridays at Glenwood Christian Fellowship, 7872 Glenwood Ave., Boardman. The program is open to all adults who struggle with an addiction or a stubborn habit.

Supporting My Sister, a group of women who are either going through or have gone through menopause offering support and information, meets the third and fourth Mondays each month. Meetings are from 6 to 7 p.m. at Holy Bible Church of God, 54 St. Louis Ave., Youngstown. For more information contact Tanya D. Payne at 330-261-8924 or 330-942-7682.

Survivors of Suicide in Columbiana County will meet at 6 p.m. Thursday at Columbiana County Counseling Center, 40722 state Route 154, Lisbon. This support group is for families who have lost a loved one to suicide. For more information call Help Hotline Crisis Center at 330-424-7767.

Survivors of Suicide in Mahoning County will meet at 6 p.m. Wednesday at Disciples Christian Church, 565 Boardman-Canfield Road, Boardman. This support group is for families who have lost a loved one to suicide. For more information call Help Hotline Crisis Center at 330-747-2696.

TOPS 327 will meet Monday at Christ Church Presbyterian, 1933 Canfield Road, Boardman. Weigh-in is from 6:15 to 6:45 p.m. followed by the meeting at 7. The first meeting is free. Guests are welcome. For information call 330-799-9660 or 330-779-0144.

TOPS 1262, McDonald, meets Wednesdays 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.

UPMC Horizon has scheduled the following support group meetings: Monday, bereavement at 7 p.m. at the Greenville, Pa., campus; and Tuesday, cancer at 1 p.m. at Shenango Valley campus, and weight loss surgery at 6 p.m. at the Womancare Center, 875 N. Hermitage Road, Hermitage, Pa.

Youngstown Area PFLAG will meet for a potluck dinner from 3 to 5 p.m. Sunday at the Stonewall Center, 1523 Poland Ave., Youngstown. All members of the LGBT community and their advocates are welcome.

Club news is published Friday. Please submit information about upcoming activities to the Society Department by noon Wednesday.

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