Area chapters of the American Business Women’s Association will gather for their first combined Christmas party at 6 p.m. Dec. 10 at the Holiday Inn, 7410 South Ave., Boardman. The Mill Creek, Tri-Gold and Youngstown Charter chapters will host a full-course dinner and an optional $15 gift exchange. Entertainment will be provided by Canfield High School’s all-female chorus, One Octave Higher, led by Kelly Scurich, choral director. All members and guests are required to make reservations by calling Shirley Pappagallo, 330-270-9779. The cost is $26 per person, and reservations are due Dec. 1 with checks payable to Network Council of ABWA.


Canfield Republican Women’s Club will meet for a luncheon at noon Dec. 4 at A La Cart Catering, Lisbon Street in Canfield. The menu consists of caesar salad, herb chicken in puff pastry, California vegetable blend and spumoni with cookies. The cost is $12 per person. Those attending can take a new unwrapped toy to donate to Toys for Tots. The guest speaker will be Jim Shaw from Americans for Prosperity. The reservation deadline is Nov. 29 to Jacie Mettee at 330-726-0363 or respond to the email.

Toastmasters Club of Warren is looking for new members. All of those interested in advancing their communication and leadership skills are encouraged to join. The next meeting is from 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday at the Aetna Freight Building, 2507 Youngstown Road NE, Warren. For information call Ken Shellito at 330-373-6113.


ASG-Southington So Sews will meet at 9:30 a.m. Monday for its Christmas party at Southington Christian Church, state Route 534. Take 15 items for exchange. Call Jennie Roberts at 330-847-7386.


Girard Men’s Democratic Club will meet at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Parkwood Youth Center.


Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church Altar and Rosary Society will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday for the rosary, and a meeting will follow in the church hall.

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

Youngstown South Christian Women’s Connection will present “A Christmas Tradition” from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Dec. 11 at Avion on the Water Banquet Center, 2177 W. Western Reserve Road, Canfield. The guest speaker will be Tami Walker, Great Lakes field director. Bill Rotar will provide music. The cost is $13 and includes lunch. Reservations are due Dec. 4. Notice of cancellation is required. Call 330-788-2340, 330-793-6676 or Stonecroft Bible Study for information at 330-360-0509.


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

Kiwanis Club of Western Mahoning County and the Downtown Kiwanis Club of Youngstown are preparing Thanksgiving food baskets for the needy on Tuesday.


D.A.R.E. Singles Group, which meets at Disciples Christian Church, 565 Boardman-Canfield Road, Boardman, has planned the following: Monday, meet at Mocha House, 7 p.m.; Nov. 29, lobby of Movies 8, Shops at Boardman Park, 6:30 p.m.; and Nov. 30, bowling at Boardman Lanes, 7 p.m.


Alzheimer Network Family Support Group will meet as follows: Monday, 1:30 p.m. at Easter Seals Adult Day Care Center, 721 Boardman-Poland Road, Boardman, and Tuesday, 6:30 p.m. at Emmanuel Lutheran Education Building, 251 S. Broadway Ave., Salem. For information call 330-788-9755.

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. every Friday at the Neil Kennedy Recovery Clinic, 160 Clifton NE, Howland. For information call 330 856-3822.

Overeaters Anonymous meets at 2 p.m. Wednesdays at Poland United Methodist Church, 1940 Boardman-Poland Road. Use the west entrance, second floor. For information call 330-233-5096.

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 822, Struthers, will meet Tuesday at Struthers Parkside Church, 110 Poland Ave. Weigh-in will be from 6 to 6:30 p.m. before the meeting. New members are welcome.

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 Wednesday 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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