Mill Creek Chapter of American Business Women’s Association will have its Sept. 13 meeting at A La Cart Catering in Canfield. Networking will be at 6 p.m. and dinner will follow at 6:30. The menu comprises shells with alfredo sauce, baked ham, baked whitefish, pirogis, green beans with garlic, tossed salad, gelatin, applesauce, coffee or tea and pretzel salad for dessert. The cost is $19 per person with reservations due Wednesday to Marilyn Abramski at 330-726-2527 or Darlene Demjen at 330-755-9089. The public is welcome. The speaker will be Velina Jo Taylor, superintendent of Brookfield Local Schools.


Ohio Cultural Alliance will have its next joint meeting with Mahoning Valley Association of Churches at 6 p.m. Sept. 12 at Western Reserve United Methodist Church, 4580 Canfield Road (Route 62). The Rev. Lewis W. Macklin II will address the Local Black Baptist Church. Cultural enrichment will be organ music provided by Dr. Ronald Gould, YSU professor emeritus. Take toiletry items for the Salvation Army. Memberships, which run from March to December, are $25 per person. The cost of each meeting is $15 for paid members and $20 for nonmembers. Send checks payable to OCA, P.O. Box 561, Canfield, OH 44406-0561. Reservations are due by Sept. 7.


Warren Women’s Connection, an affiliate of Stonecroft Ministries, invites all women to attend its Sept. 12 luncheon from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at DiLucia’s Banquet Center, 2610 Elm Road NE, Warren. Reservations are necessary by Sept. 8, call Joyce at 330-539-5837 or Jan at 330-638-6508. The cost is $13. Paula Abbott from Terrell, Texas, will tell her story, “Freedom Behind Closed Doors.” She is the author of two books that have been approved by Stonecroft Ministries. Heather Hannan, owner and manager of the Clothes Mentor, Howland, will discuss a new concept in resale of women’s clothing. Dona Hewitt will be the vocalist. Stonecroft Ministries is a nondenominational organization that reaches out to all women across the country and around the world. Luncheons are held the second Monday of each month.


Niles Chapter of the American Sewing Guild has scheduled the following neighborhood group meeting: 10 a.m. Thursday, Niles Silver Thimbles will meet at Shepherd of the Valley Assisted Living, 1500 McKinley. Shirley will demonstrate a pot holder. For information call Effie at 330-637-1429.


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


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

Youngstown South Christian Women’s Connection will present “A Country Fair” from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Sept. 14 at Avion on the Water Banquet Center, 2177 W. Western Reserve Road, Canfield. It will feature Marty Campana, auctioneer, and guest speaker Paula Abbott of Terrell, Texas, who will address “Freedom Behind Closed Doors.” The cost is $13.50 and includes lunch. Reservations and cancellations are due by Sept. 7. Call Connie D. at 330-788-2340 or Patty K. at 330-332-2789. For group seating also call Karen at 330-482-3005. Stonecroft Bible information is available by calling Margie at 330-360-0509.


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


D.A.R.E. meets at 7:30 p.m. Thursday at Disciples Christian Church, 565 Boardman-Canfield Road. The following activities also are scheduled: 6 to 10 p.m. Saturday, luau at the Tim Novosel Pavilion, Route 170; and 6 p.m. Tuesday, boccie at Boardman Park.


Girard Historical Society will meet at 10 a.m. Saturday at Barnhisel House, 1011 N. State St.

McDonald Historical Society will meet at 11 a.m. Thursday in the community room at the Post Office, 500 Ohio Ave.


Nar-Anon, a 12-step program for relatives and friends affected by a loved one’s addiction to drugs, meets at 7 p.m. every Friday at Howland Community Church, 198 Niles-Cortland Rd. SE, and at 7 p.m. every Sunday upstairs at the Sahara Club, 2345 Youngstown Road SE, Warren. For information call Bill at 330-856-3822.

Never Alone Nar-Anon Group, a 12-step program for relatives and friends affected by a loved one’s addiction to drugs, will meet at 7 p.m. Wednesday upstairs at the Neil Kennedy Recovery Clinic, 5211 Mahoning Ave., Austintown. For information call 330-207-0845.

Overeaters Anonymous Groups have scheduled the following local meetings: 10 a.m Saturday, St. Thomas the Apostle Catholic Church Hall, Room 2, 4453 Warren-Sharon Road, Vienna; 7 p.m. Sunday, Shenango Presbyterian Church, 3144 Wilmington Road (Route 16), New Castle, Pa.; 1 p.m. Monday, Girard Multi-generational Center, 443 Trumbull Ave.; 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Valley Care—Northside Medical Center, Medical Education Building, Auditorium A, 500 Gypsy Lane, Youngstown; and Thursday, 6 p.m. at Faith Chapel Fellowship Church, 511 E. Pershing St., Salem, and 7:30 p.m., New Life Lutheran Church, 1181 Churchill-Hubbard Road, Youngstown. All locations are handicap accessible. For information go to or call Mahoning County Help Hotline at 330-747-2696, Columbiana County Help Hotline at 330-424-7767 or Lawrence County Help Hotline at 724-674-3697.

TOPS 327 will meet Monday at Christ Church Presbyterian, 1933 Canfield Road, Boardman. Weigh-in is from 6 to 6:30 p.m. followed by the meeting at 6:45. The first meeting is free. Guests are welcome. For information call 330-793-4378 or 330-779-0144.

TOPS 1262, McDonald, meets Wednesdays in the Community Room at the Girard Free Library, 105 E. Prospect St. Weigh-in is from 9:15 to 10 a.m., and the meeting will follow. New members are welcome.

TOPS 1497, Youngstown, will meet from 9:30 to 11 a.m. Thursday at St. Maron Church, 1555 S. Meridian Road, Youngstown. 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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