Ohio Cultural Alliance will have a dinner meeting at 6 p.m. Dec. 5 at the DeYor Performing Arts Center, 260 W. Federal St., Youngstown. Donna DeBlasio, a professor at Youngstown State University, will portray the wife of movie mogul Jack Warner in “The Resonating Voice.” A film depicting the life of the Warner brothers and clips from many of their films will be shown. A YSU instrumental trio will perform, and a catered meal will be served. Memberships are available for $25 per person; the cost of each meeting is $15 for paid-up members and $20 for nonmembers. Reservations for this meeting should be mailed to OCA, PO. Box 561, Canfield, OH 44406-0561 no later than Nov. 29. Those attending are asked to take nonperishable items for St. Columba Food Pantry.


VFW Post 6488 Auxiliary will meet at 4 p.m. Sunday at the post home, 2065 Coitsville-Hubbard, Coitsville, with Sandy Graves presiding. The membership chairman is asking members to pay their dues by Dec. 18.


Woodrow Wilson High School Class of 1953 will meet at 11:30 a.m. Monday at Johnny’s. Details for this year’s Christmas party will be announced. Guests are welcome.


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

Retreads of Mahoning Valley, a group of local motorcycle enthusiasts, will meet for lunch at 1 p.m. Saturday at Denny’s Restaurant, 154 Boardman-Canfield Road, Boardman. A meeting will follow. For more information interested bikers over the age of 40 can call 330-788-7271.

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

Youngstown Torch Club will have a dinner meeting at 6 p.m. Monday in Bresnahan Suites I and II at Kilcawley Center, located on the campus of Youngstown State University. The speaker will be Charles Darling, professor emeritus of American history at YSU. He will present “Red Triangle in the Queen City.” The public is invited and should call 330-757-4148 to make a dinner reservation for $18. For more information about the club call 330-792-7351.


Dublin Grange will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday. Members are asked to take gloves, hats and scarves for the deaf schools in Columbus. Thanksgiving will be played.


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


League of Women Voters of Trumbull County invites all members to the special board/membership meeting beginning at 5:30 p.m. Dec. 12 at the Warren Women’s Club, 708 N. Park Ave. The goal of the dinner meeting is to encourage fellowship and education and to celebrate the season with all members. There will be surprises for all who attend. Call Kirsten Burkey at 330-638-7538 or Eddie Wolcott at 330-550-8171.


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

St. Benedict’s Auxiliary, which serves the Benedictine Sisters of the Byzantine Catholic Church, will meet at 7 p.m. Monday at Sts. Peter and Paul Church Social Hall, 180 Belvedere Ave., Warren. Naomi Hokkey of Catholic Charities will be the speaker, and refreshments will be served. The public is welcome. For more information call 330-505-9476.

St. Rose Quilting Group will meet at 10 a.m. Wednesday in 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 7:30 p.m., Pub of the Month, see the World Tours for location; Nov. 25, meet in the lobby of Movies 8, Shops at Boardman Park, 6:30 p.m.


Audubon Society/Mahoning Chapter will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday at Mill Creek MetroParks Farm, state Route 46, Canfield. The public is invited to attend the presentation by park naturalist Bethany Feustel on “Identifying Birds by Sound”. For more information call 888-846-8851.

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

Mahoning County Chapter of the Ohio Genealogical Society will meet at 7 p.m. Monday at St. Charles Church Ministry Building, 7325 Westview Drive, Boardman. Ben Blake, head of the archives and special collection unit at Youngstown State University, will present “Penguin Genealogy: Using the YSU Archives for Family History Research.” The computer interest group will meet at 6 p.m. For more information visit the web site


Alzheimer’s Association Caregiver Support Group will meet at 1:30 p.m. Thursday at the Alzheimer’s Association, Building B, Suite 301, 3695 Boardman-Canfield Road, Canfield. For more information call the association at 330-533-3300 or 800-272-3900.

Alzheimer Network Family Support Group will meet at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at Emmanuel Lutheran Education Building, 251 S. Broadway, Salem. For more information call 330-788-9755.

Myeloma Support Group will meet at 6:30 p.m. Monday at Denny’s restaurant, 4020 Belmont Ave. The guest speaker is Saundra Hall, patient navigator of the American Cancer Society. To register or for more information call Donna Detwiler, R.N., at 330-884-3500 or 330-770-0808.

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 addition or a stubborn habit.

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: Sunday, Ostomy, 2 p.m., Greenville, Pa., campus and Monday, Bereavement, 7 p.m., Greenville campus;

Youngstown Area PFLAG will meet from 3 to 5 p.m. Sunday at the Stonewall Center, 1523 Poland Ave., Youngstown, for a regular support, education and advocacy meeting. Two counselors will discuss LGBT and relationship issues. All are welcome.

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

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