Ohio Cultural Alliance will meet at 6 p.m. March 4 at St. Matthias Church Hall, 915 Cornell Ave., Youngstown, for a dinner meeting. Loretta Ekoniak will present “Old World Traditions: Lost and Retained—Slovak.” She is a spokesperson for Slovak traditions and local Slovak history. The meal will be catered, and pianist Roman Rudnkytsky will entertain. Take paper products for the Rescue Mission. Memberships are $25 per person, and the cost for each meeting is $15 for members and $20 for nonmembers. Reservations should be mailed to OCA, P.O. Box 561, Canfield, OH 44406-0561 no later than Tuesday.


American Association of University Women, Youngstown Branch, will gather at 11 a.m. March 2 at the front door of The Butler Institute of American Art, 524 Wick Avenue, Youngstown, for a guided tour of the museum. Afterward there will be a business meeting and lunch in the Collections Cafe. Denise Walters Dobson is hostess. For information call 330-702-0567.


Sulmona Valley Auxiliary will meet at noon Tuesday at Johnny’s Restaurant, Market Street, Boardman. Virginia Matijasic is the hostess, and the telephone committee will call for reservations. Anyone interested in membership can contact Sandy Redeske at 330-755-5192.


Campbell Memorial Alumni Association will meet at 7 p.m. Thursday at Campbell Belleria on McCartney Road. The agenda includes discussion of upcoming events. Members order dinner on their own.

Woodrow Wilson Class of 1966 will meet at 9 a.m. Saturday at Perkins in Canfield.


Hubbard Fortnightly IV will meet at 7 p.m. Thursday at the home of Donna Morgan with Sally Malin as co-hostess. Ty Caton, Trumbull County deputy sheriff, will talk about safety tips for women.

Mahoning Valley Cribbage Club will meet at noon March 1 at St. James Episcopal Church, 7640 Glenwood Ave., Boardman. New players are welcome. For information call 330-793-6829.

Newcomers Club will meet for lunch at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday at Johnny’s, 7807 Market St., Boardman. The speaker will be Tim Seaman from the Youngstown Public Library, who will talk about genealogy. Members are asked to take nonperishable food or personal care items for the VA Youngstown Clinic on Belmont Avenue. Call 330-799-3911 for information and reservations. New members are welcome.

Poland Women’s Club will meet at 7:30 p.m. Monday at Barnes and Noble in Boardman for a book club meeting. Discussion will be on “Tumbleweeds” by Leila Meacham, and there will be a speaker.

Warren Republican Women’s Club will meet at 11:30 a.m. March 7 at Cafe 422. Cost is $12. Guests are welcome with advance reservations. John King, portraying Abraham Lincoln, will be the guest speaker. Call 330-856-5228 for details or reservations.

Warren Women’s Connection is sponsoring a “Not Just a Number” luncheon from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. March 11 at DiLucia’s Banquet Room, 2610 Elm Road NE, Warren. Featured will be Tiffany Hudak from 31 Products, special music will be by Danielle Kiraly, and Judy Inman will speak about “Who’s Got the Controller?” Free nursery will be available by reservation. Cost is $13 per person. Reservations are needed by March 7. Call 330-539-5837 or 330-638-6508.


ASG—Southington So Sews will meet at 9:30 a.m. Monday at Southington Christian Church, state Route 534. February is Sit and Sew Month. Take a sack lunch, machine and basic sewing supplies. For information call 330-538-2819.


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


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

Youngstown South Christian Women’s Connection will meet for a luncheon from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. March 6 at Avion on the Water Banquet Center, 2177 W. Western Reserve Road, Canfield. Reservations are required. Call 330-788-2340 or 330-793-6676.


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


D.A.R.E. Singles Group meets at 7:30 p.m. each Thursday at Disciples Christian Church, 565 Boardman-Canfield Road. Other activities scheduled are: Saturday, bowling at 6:30 p.m. at Boardman Lanes; Tuesday, dance classes at 7 p.m. at Judy Conti’s; Thursday, birthday and game night at 7:30 p.m. at the church; and Friday, meet in the lobby of Movies 8 at 6:30 p.m. at Shops at Boardman Park.


Mothers of the Crucifix Society of Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church will meet at 1:15 p.m. March 3. Cathy Zack will preside, and plans will be made for the March 24 card party. Hostesses are Patty Tiratto, Diane Struble and Patricia Sveth.


American Chronic Pain Association will meet at 6 p.m. Wednesday at Cindy’s Health Food & Vitality Center, 56 Youngstown-Warren Road, Niles. This is self-help for people to learn how to deal with pain in a positive way. For information contact Karen Suchanek at 330-539-5511 or email her at, or visit the organization’s website at

F.O.C.U.S. Breast-Cancer Survivors will gather at 6 p.m. Wednesday at Davidson’s Restaurant, 3636 Canfield Road, Cornersburg. Survivors and their families are welcome.

Mended Hearts, a support group for heart-disease survivors and their families, will meet at 7 p.m. in the Azalea Room at St. Elizabeth Health Center, Boardman. Dr. Rashid Abdu will talk about the Joanie Abdu Breast Care Center. Refreshments will follow. The public is invited. For information call Lee Meadows at 330-793-2531.

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

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 information call Help Hotline Crisis Center at 330-424-7767.

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 330-793-4378 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 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.; the meeting will follow. New members are welcome.

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