American Association of University Women, Youngstown Branch, will meet at 10 a.m. Nov. 2 in the gathering room of Park Vista, 1216 Fifth Ave., Youngstown. After a continental breakfast and business meeting, Michael Hripko will speak about “What’s New at YSU STEM.” A YSU basket, donated by Denise Walters Dobson, will be auctioned. Hostesses will be Mary Allgood, Mary Ann Allgood and Kathleen Lodge. For information call 330-702-0567.

Mahoning Retired Teachers Association will meet Nov. 13 at Antone’s Banquet Center, 8578 Market St., Boardman. A social hour will be at 11 a.m., and lunch will be served at 11:45. Linda Vuletich will preside. Mike Kubitza and Milton Kochert will present a veterans recognition program followed by election of officers and the presentation of scholarships to YSU School of Education students. Nonperishable food items, aftershave, toothpaste, toothbrushes, assorted greeting cards, stamps, socks, underwear, pajamas, slippers, robes, sweatshirts, gloves and hats will be collected for the veterans home. Call Margie Patterson at 330-750-6257 by Nov. 6 for reservations.

Mill Creek Chapter of the American Business Women’s Association will meet at 6 p.m. Nov. 12 at Rachel’s, 54 Westchester Drive, Austintown, to celebrate its 51st anniversary. A buffet dinner featuring Caesar salad, lasagna, chicken francaise and dessert will be served. Entertainment will be provided by the Austintown Fitch High School Show Choir. Cost is $21 per person, and reservations may be made through Nov. 5 by calling anniversary committee members, Jackie Prologo, 330-538-2596; Bonnie Pannunzio, 330-793-2437; or Kathy Novak, 330-746-7704. Standing reservations do apply to this meeting. Guests are welcome.


Goldwing Road Riders Association Chapter M will have its monthly gathering Saturday at Yankee Kitchen, 6635 Market St., Boardman. Dinner will be at 5 p.m. with the gathering at 6. The theme for this month is Halloween; costumes are encouraged. For information call Bobbie Chalky at 330-758-7075.

Toastmasters Club in Warren will meet from 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday at Aetna Freight Building, 2507 Youngstown Road NE, Warren. Anyone interested in advancing their communication and leadership skills is welcome. For information call Ken Shellito, 330-373-6113.


ASG-Southington So Sews will meet at 9:30 a.m. Monday at Southington Christian Church, state Route 534. Violet Linger will demonstrate a magnetic napkin bib. For information call Jennie Roberts at 330-847-7386.


Austintown Friends of the Library meeting will take place at 10 a.m. Monday at the library, 600 S. Raccoon Road. Anthony Budak will talk on “The Time Bank of the Mahoning Watershed.” For information visit


Canfield Republican Women’s Club luncheon is set for noon Nov. 6 at A La Cart Catering, Lisbon Street in Canfield. The menu will consist of cranberry gelatin, turkey with dressing, sweet potatoes, green bean casserole and pumpkin pie. The cost is $12 per person. The guest speaker will be Mike Chadsey, who will address current issues in energy. Reservations are due Nov. 1 to Jacie Mettee, 330-726-0363 or respond to the email.

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


Girard Knights of Columbus Council 2935 will meet at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at the K. of C. Hall, 122 S. State St.

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.


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 meets each Wednesday at 6 p.m. at A La Cart Catering, 429 Lisbon St., Canfield. Guests are welcome. The speaker this week will be Sean Barron, co-author of two books about autism.


D.A.R.E. Singles Group, which meets at Disciples Christian Church, 565 Boardman-Canfield Road, Boardman, is planning the following activities: Tuesday, dance classes at 7 p.m. at Judy Conti’s in Austintown; Wednesday, meet at 7 p.m. at Dairy Queen in Cornersburg; and Thursday, Halloween party at 7:30 p.m. at the church.


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, on the second floor; use the west entrance. 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. with the meeting at 7. The first meeting is free. Guests are welcome. For information call 330-793-4378 or 330-779-0144.

TOPS 1262, McDonald, meets Wednesday in the community 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.

TOPS 1497, Austintown, will meet from 9:30 to 11 a.m. Thursday at Smith Corners United Methodist Church, 3000 S. Canfield-Niles Road. New members are welcome; the first meeting is free. For information call 330-507-3126.

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