Ohio Cultural Alliance will meet at 7 p.m. March 3 at St. George Croatian Center, 3200 Vestal Road, Youngstown. Corned beef and cabbage will be served, and Eileen Gilmartin, also known as Casey Malone, will address the theme “Old World Traditions Lost and Retained — Irish. Cultural enrichment will be provided by Michael Shaffer and his brothers, who will play and sing Irish melodies. Memberships, which run from Sept. 2013 to June 2014, continue at $25 per person. The cost for each meeting is $15 for paid members and $20 for nonmembers. Reservations should be mailed to OCA, PO Box 561, Canfield, OH 44406, no later than Tuesday. Those attending are encouraged to take cleaning supplies and paper products for Habitat for Humanity.


American Association of University Women, Youngstown Branch, will meet at 10 a.m. March 1 in the gathering room of Park Vista, 1216 Fifth Ave., Youngstown. After the continental breakfast and business meeting, Dr. Diana Fagan, professor of molecular biology and microbiology at Youngstown State University, will talk about using viruses to produce sensors for infectious organism and bio-terrorism agents. Reservations are required for the catered lunch, and Judy Stanger and Dr. Vilma Kolacz-Belanger will be hostesses. For information call 330-702-0567.

American Business Women’s Association, Mill Creek Chapter, will meet at 6 p.m. March 11 at Caffe Capri, 8000 Market St., Boardman. Mandy Codespote will pass the torch to Marilyn Abramski, the newly elected Woman of the Year. The menu includes chicken parmigiana, penne and sauce, mixed Italian vegetables, salad, rolls, coffee or tea, and dessert. The cost is $19 per person, and guests are welcome. Call Codespote at 330-314-8198 for reservations through March 2.


Boardman Poland Juniorettes will meet at 2 p.m. Saturday in the meeting room of the Boardman Library. The Juniorettes are a group of girls 12 through 18 from any school in the Valley who volunteer in the community. They will be cutting and sorting coupons to be donated to military families living on military bases abroad. Girls are welcome to attend the meeting or call Debbie Weaver at 330-720-6510 for information.

Brush Knife Needle Folks will meet from 9 to 11:45 a.m. Tuesday at the Senior Center, 1110 Fifth Ave., Youngstown. Brush and canvas, knife and wood, needle and yarn or any material or tool are used to create a desired subject. New members are welcome. For information call 330-565-7001 or 330-744-5071.

Round Table Woodcarvers meets from 9 to 11:45 a.m. every Thursday at the Senior Center,1110 Fifth Ave., Youngstown. Visitors are welcome. For information call 330-792-4355 or 330-744-5071.


ASG-Southington So Sews will meet at 9:30 a.m. Monday at Allen Assisted Living, 2200 Milton Blvd., Newton Falls, for mending day. Call 330-847-7386.

Holborn Herb Growers Guild will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday at Colonial Inn at the Canfield Fairgrounds. The meeting date was changed because of bad weather. A speaker from Gardening Indoors will demonstrate how to grow herbs indoors in winter. Guests are welcome.


Austintown Friends of the Library will meet at 10 a.m. Monday in the library community room. The speaker will be Jessica Borza, executive director of the Mahoning Valley Manufacturers Coalition. A brief meeting will follow.


Canfield Republican Women’s Club luncheon is set for noon March 5 at A La Cart Catering, Lisbon Street in Canfield. The menu will consist of tossed salad, red sauce, vegetable lasagna, broccoli and creme de menthe parfait. A large salad with chicken also is available. The cost is $12 per person. The guest speaker will be Craig Olson, Canfield School Board. Make reservations by Thursday 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.


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 Women’s Christian Connection will meet for a luncheon from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. March 12 at Avion on the Water Banquet Center, 2177 W. Western Reserve Road, Canfield. The Valley Market Place will be presented by Ron Cohen, music will be provided by Steve Varga. and guest speaker Jean Pyper will discuss “From Emotional Coldness to Openness and Joy.” The cost is $13. Reservation deadline is March 5, and cancellations are necessary. Call 330-788-2340 or 330-793-6676. For Stonecroft Bible Study information, call 330-360-0509.


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


Alzheimer’s Association Caregiver Support Group will meet at 1:30 p.m. Thursday at Canfield United Methodist Church, 27 S. Broad St.

Alzheimer Network Family Support Group meetings have been scheduled as follows: Monday, at 1:30 p.m. at Easter Seals Adult Day Care Center, 721 Boardman-Poland Road, Boardman; Tuesday, at 6:30 p.m. at Emmanuel Lutheran Education Building, 251 S. Broadway Ave., Salem; and March 1, at noon at Sunrise Assisted Living of Poland, 335 W. McKinley Way, Poland. For information call 330-788-9755.

F.O.C.U.S. Breast-Cancer Survivors will meet at 6 p.m. Wednesday at Trax, 4250 New Road, Austintown. All breast-cancer survivors are welcome.

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.

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 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.

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.

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

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