CLUB CALENDAR | Local organizations plan meetings


Youngstown Panhellenic Alumnae Association will have its meeting and luncheon March 19 at Michael Alberini’s Restaurant in Boardman. The event will begin at 11 a.m., and lunch will be at 11:30 a.m. A spring fashion show will follow the meeting. Guests are welcome.


Girard Golden Eagles will meet at 2 p.m. Sunday at Girard Free Library, 105 E. Prospect St.

McDonald Midget Football Association will meet at 6 p.m. Sunday in the senior citizens room at the post office building.


St. Elizabeth Health Center Auxiliary will meet at noon Monday in the private dining room. Rita Havas, manager of volunteers, will present the program on safety training and updates on HMHP. Auxiliary dues for 2011 are due at this meeting.


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


South High School Class of 1953 will have a monthly luncheon at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday at Johnny’s on Market Street in Boardman. All classmates are welcome.

South High School Class of 1956 women will meet for lunch at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday at the Blue Wolf Tavern Restaurant, 1295 Boardman-Canfield Road, Boardman.


Chapter CE of PEO Sisterhood will meet Wednesday at A La Cart in Canfield for a noon luncheon meeting. The program will be election and installation of new officers. Debra Moore Bryan and Laura Reed will serve as hostesses.

Kent State University Mothers Club will meet at 6 p.m. Wednesday at Davidson’s, 3636 Canfield Road, Cornersburg. The program will be “Looking Forward to Spring,” presented by David Goerig from the OSU Horticulture Extension Program. Hostesses will be Peg Bernat, Irene Makovec and Marge Jerek. Prospective members are invited.

Mahoning Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution will meet Monday at A La Cart. Call 330-533-7782 for reservations.

Mahoning Valley Cribbage Club will meet at 6:30 p.m. Thursday at St. James Church, 7640 Glenwood Ave., Boardman. New players are welcome. For more information call 330-757-9503.

Round Table Woodcarvers will meet from 9 to 11:30 a.m. Thursday at the Senior Center, 1110 Fifth Ave., Youngstown, for carving lessons; wood and tools are provided. Children must be accompanied by an adult. For more information call 330-792-4355 or 330-533-6301.

That Quilt Group I Belong To will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday at Fair Park Community Building in Canfield. Guests are welcome.

Western Reserve Amateur Radio Club will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday at Davidson’s Restaurant, 3636 Canfield Road, Canfield, with Al Avnet presiding. Dennis Conklin will speak on “Contesting at KP2D in St. Thomas.” For more information call Anvet at 330-549-3051


Holborn Herb Growers Guild will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Colonial Inn, Canfield Fairgrounds. Floral designer Jennifer Pasquale will discuss how to make a spring wreath. The cost is $12, and participants should take their own glue gun and scissors. Hostesses are Sue Petrollini, Shirley Szabo, Lois Martyn-Uscianowski and Carole Check.

Niles Chapter of the American Sewing Guild has scheduled the following meetings: Fancy Cutters at 10 a.m. Monday at Lake Vista, 3030 N. Mecca St., Cortland, for alteration advice by Jodie Clark. Contact 330-847-4827; Evening Cut Ups at 7 p.m. Monday at Grace Church of Nazarene, 5253 W. Webb Road, Austintown, for sewing and quilting tips. Contact 330-545-6520 or 330-652-5564; Howland Happy Stitchers at 10 a.m. Tuesday at Living Lord Lutheran Church, 851 Niles-Cortland Road, Warren. Contact 330-847-9813 or 330-856-4827; and Austintown Stitch and Share at 10 a.m. Thursday at Humility House, 755 Ohltown Road, Austintown, for a ruching project. Contact 330-533-7445.


Wilmington Township Civic League of Mercer County will meet at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at the township building, 35 Auction Road, New Wilmington, Pa. Dennis James of DJ’s Greenhouse in Transfer, Pa., will speak on controlling invasive plants, sprucing up the front yard and new plants. Refreshments will be served. Dues of $1 per person or $2.50 a family should be mailed to Jean Gilliland. Scholarship applications are available by calling 724-946-8074 or at the township building, where a quilt show and raffle will be from10 a.m. to 3 p.m. March 19 and a rabies clinic will be at 1:30 p.m. April 2. Recycling will discussed at the April 19 meeting.


Campbell Croatian Fraternal Union Lodge 185 will meet at 1 p.m. Sunday at Bedford Trails, 713 Bedford Road, Coitsville.


Canfield Republican Women’s Club will meet at 6 p.m. April 7 at Blue Wolf Banquet and Catering, 7095 Lockwood Blvd., Boardman. Jeff Sanders, a Civil War re-enactor, will be the speaker. The cost is $15 per person, and reservations are required by March 31. E-mail reservations to or call 330-533-3205. Funds are being collected for the USO project, and items are being collected for Care Packages for soldiers.


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 in the parish house.

Youngstown Council of Catholic Nurses will meet at 12:30 p.m. Wednesday at The Manor, 314 S. Canfield-Niles Road, Austintown. The speaker will be Monsignor Peter Polando, moderator of the council. The program will be “Lenten Preparation,” which will be followed by a question-and-answer period about the Catholic religion.


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


40-Plus Singles of the Washingtonville area, will meet Wednesday at Heck’s Restaurant in Columbiana

D.A.R.E., a social group for divorced, widowed or separated people, has planned the following: Wednesday, meet at 6 p.m. in the food court at Southern Park Mall to walk; Thursday, Green Food Night at 7:30 p.m. at Disciples Christian Church; March 18, meet in lobby of Movies 8 at 6:30 p.m.; March 19, picnic from 6 to 10 p.m. at Beard Cabin in Boardman Park, and March 20, dance at Saxon Club at 6 p.m. For more information call 330-757-1440 or 330-793-1484.


Little Beaver Historical Society will have its monthly meeting at 7 p.m. Thursday in the Reformed Presbyterian Church, at First and Plumb streets in Darlington, Pa. The program for the evening will be Civil War Firearms: A Demonstration of Innovation. Guest speaker George Churm will discuss the advancement of firearms from 1861 to 1865. The program is free. Refreshments will be served. For more information call 724-843-4361.


Alzheimer’s Network Family Support Group has scheduled the following meetings: Monday at 7 p.m. at St. John Orthodox Church, 322 Struthers-Liberty Road, Campbell, call 330-788-9755 or 866-822-2101; Tuesday at 6 p.m. at Girard Free Library, 105 E. Prospect St., Girard, call 330-788-9755 or 866-822-2101; Thursday at 6 p.m. at Sunrise Assisted Living, 335 W. McKinley Way, Poland, call 330-788-9755 or 866-822-2101; and March 18 at 10 a.m. at Canfield Christian Church, 123 S. Broad St., call 330-788-9755 or 866-822-2101.

Bereaved Parents of the USA, Mahoning County-Youngstown Chapter of a national nonprofit self-help group that offers support, understanding and hope to bereaved parents and other family members, will meet at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at Park Vista, 1216 Fifth Ave., Youngstown. For more information about the chapter, call Diane Hunter-Copeland, at 330-770-2686.

Diabetic Support Group will meet from 6 to 7:30 p.m. March 24 at Shepherd of the Valley-Niles, 1500 McKinley Ave., Niles. Dr. David Podolsky of Ankle and Foot Care Centers will present a program on “Foot Care and Diabetes,” and Marie Economos, OSU extension director and family/consumer sciences educator, will speak on “Taking Charge of Your Diabetes.” For more information or reservations, call Kristen Taylor at 330-544-0771, ext. 2817.

Mahoning Valley Fibromyalgia Support Group will meet from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday at Bethel Lutheran Church, 425 Crestview Drive, Boardman. For more information call 330-758-8413.

Marijuana Anonymous, a 12-step recovery program for people addicted to the drug, meets every Sunday at 6:30 p.m. at the Fellowship Hall, 2555 Rush Blvd., Youngstown.

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. Newcomers should arrive at 6:45. For more information call 330-856-3822.

Survivors of Suicide in Columbiana County will meet from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday at Columbiana County Counseling Center, 40722 state Route 154, Lisbon. For more information call 330-424-7767. This support group is for families who have lost a loved one to suicide.

Survivors of Suicide in Mahoning County will meet at 6 p.m. Wednesday at Disciples Christian Church, 565 Boardman-Canfield Road, Boardman. For more information call 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 1237, Austintown, will meet Thursday at Idaho Road Alliance Church, 250 Idaho Road, across from Frank Ohl Middle School. Weigh-in is from 5 to 5:30 p.m., followed by the meeting until 6:30. For further information call 330-758-4923.

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.

TOPS 1497, Austintown, will meet from 9:30 to 11 a.m. Thursday at Smith Corners United Methodist Church, 3000 S. Niles-Canfield Road. New members are welcome; the first meeting is free. For more information call 330-759-4737.

UPMC Horizon has scheduled the following support group meetings: Mercer County Diabetes at 6 p.m. Monday at Greenville campus; Cancer at 1 p.m. Tuesday at Shenango Valley campus; Weight Loss at 6 p.m. Tuesday at Womancare Center, Hermitage, Pa.; Pulmonary Hypertension at 2 p.m. Thursday at Shenango Valley campus; and Lupus at 6:30 p.m. Thursday at Womancare Center, Hermitage.


VFW Post 2799 Auxiliary meeting will take place at 8 p.m. Tuesday at the post home.

VFW Post 3538 Auxiliary will meet at 6:30 p.m. Monday at the post home, 157 Lowellville Road, Struthers. A social will follow. For more information call 330-755-2701.

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

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