NARFE Chapter 14 will have its monthly meeting at 1 p.m. Wednesday at the Saxon Club, 710 S. Meridian Road, Austintown. Light refreshments will be served. All active and retired federal employees are invited to attend. For information call 330-953-0077.

Tri-Gold Prime Time Chapter of ABWA will have its monthly meeting Wednesday at A La Cart Catering in Canfield. A social at 5:30 p.m. will be followed by dinner at 6. The menu consists of turkey, dressing and gravy, stuffed pork chops, mashed or sweet potatoes, salad, roll and an assortment of pies for dessert; cost is $19. The program will be presented by Marlene Mikan of Yellow Brick Place, which provides support and education to cancer patients and their families in the tri-county area. Guests are welcome. Reservations can be made by calling Dolores Brindle at 330-757-9368. Members are reminded to take holiday items for the upcoming basket auction.


Campbell Memorial January and June Classes of 1948 will meet for breakfast at 9:30 a.m. Monday at Denny’s Restaurant in Boardman. All classmates and spouses are welcome.


Mahoning Valley Stamp Club will meet at 7 p.m. Thursday at Highway Tabernacle, 3000 S. Raccoon Road, Austintown. The club meets the second Thursday of each month.

Western Reserve Amateur Radio Club ( will have its monthly meeting Nov. 15 at Davidson’s Restaurant, 3636 Canfield Road, Cornersburg. Dinner is at 6 p.m., and the meeting will be at 7. Bridgette Langley from Mercy Health will be the speaker. The WRARC provides ongoing amateur radio licensing classes and examinations. In addition, members also provide voluntary communication services at various local charitable community fund-raising events throughout the year and emergency communications in times of natural and man-made disasters. Licensed amateur radio operators and individuals interested in learning more about the hobby are welcome. For information contact Bob Mitzel, president, at 575-910-1456 or


Youngstown Section of the National Council of Negro Women Inc. will have its monthly meeting Nov. 12 at McGuffey Center, 1649 Jacobs Road. The executive board meets at noon, and the general meeting starts at 1 p.m.


Junior Group of Goodwill will have its regular monthly meeting at 6 p.m. Wednesday at the Goodwill cafeteria, 2747 Belmont Ave., Youngstown. Kathy Gerberry will preside. A plant tour is scheduled at 2 p.m. A Christmas party for Goodwill clients will be discussed, and plans will be made for the 2017 Goodwill Gala scheduled March 3. Marsha Melvin, an insurance agent, will be the speaker. Hostesses are Sandy Ebinger, Barb Metzendorf, Sue Stingel, Ruth Trask, Cheryl Wormley and Jean Jones. Anyone interested may attend. For information call Gerberry at 330-799-2674.

Transcendental Interest Group will have its regular meeting at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Ohio Living Park Vista North Lounge, 1310 Fifth Ave., Youngstown. Hosted by Dr. Agnes Martinko, a film that recently aired on PBS and is a portrayal of the best and worst of America’s treatment of its newcomers at Ellis Island will be viewed. Discussion will follow. The group is for those interested in exploring the inner way of knowing. It is free and open to the public. For information call 330-746-2944.


Niles Chapter of the American Sewing Guild has scheduled the following neighborhood group meetings: Designing Women machine embroidery group will meet at 10 a.m. Nov. 11 at Domestic Sewing, 2011 Youngstown Road, Warren, to take a road trip for a Thanksgiving lunch at Hartville Kitchen. For information call Shirley at 330-959-5020; Material Girls will meet at 6 p.m. Thursday at Prince of Peace Lutheran Church, 490 N. High St., Cortland. Jennie will demonstrate a fold’n stitch wreath. For information call Barb at 330-550-1215.


Junior Seton Circle will meet at noon Thursday at A La Cart Catering in Canfield. Lunch will be followed by a program and business meeting. Liz McGarry will discuss Hospice of the Valley. For information email or call 330-799-9659.

Mount Carmel Society of St. Rose Church will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday in the lower church.

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


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

McDonald Lions Club will meet at 10 a.m. Saturday on the second floor of Woodland Park Retirement Center, 550 Ohio Ave.


D.A.R.E. has scheduled the following activities: 7 p.m. Saturday, bowling at Boardman Lanes; 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, volunteer at Second Harvest Food Bank; 7:30 p.m. Thursday, speaker from the Green Team at the church; and 6 to 10 p.m. Nov. 11, card night at Denny’s on Route 224, Boardman.


Delta Kappa Gamma Society, Gamma Pi Chapter, will meet at 6 p.m. Nov. 14 at Boardman Library. Scholarship and world fellowship committees will present a service project, Schools in Africa.

Poland Historical Society will meet at 6:30 p.m. Nov.15 at the Little Red Schoolhouse, 4515 Center Road. “Following the Fowlers from Connecticut to Poland to Canfield” will be the topic of the program at 7:30 p.m. by society members Dave Smith, Larry Baughman and Ted Heineman.

Salem Historical Society will meet Tuesday in the meeting room of the Dale Shaffer Research Library, 239 S. Lundy Lane, for a Veteran’s Day presentation by Col. Brian M. Kennedy, USMC retired, of Salem. His topic, “Leadership in the 21st Century — What’s Changed?,” will follow a short business meeting. The meeting is open to the public with a special invitation to veterans. Park in the Timberlane’s lot, and enter from South Lundy. Greeter will be Joan Lora. Refreshments will be provided by Alice Deatherage, Priscilla Wilde and Judy White. For information contact the society at 330-337-8514.


First Ohio Chapter Federation of Families will present “Addiction is a Disease Not a Disgrace — A Mother’s Story” from 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at 142 Javit Court, Austintown. The speaker is Anna Howells. For information call Rachel at 330-538-0184 or Chrysann at 330-533-4609.

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 Road. SE, Warren, 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 at St. Thomas the Apostle Catholic Church Hall, Room 2, 4453 Warren-Sharon Road, Vienna; 7 p.m. Sunday at Shenango Presbyterian Church, 3144 Wilmington Road (Route 18), New Castle, Pa.; 1 p.m. Monday at Girard Multi-generational Center, 443 Trumbull Ave.; 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at Valley Care-Northside Medical Center, Medical Education Building, Auditorium A, 500 Gypsy Lane, Youngstown; and Thursday at 6 p.m. at Faith Chapel Fellowship Church, 511 E. Pershing St., Salem, and 7:30 p.m. at New Life Lutheran Church, 1181 Church Hill-Hubbard Road, Liberty. 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 1237, Austintown, will meet Thursday at Idaho Road Alliance Church, 250 Idaho Road. 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 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 330-974-8450.

Youngstown Area Ostomy Support Group will meet from 6 to 7 p.m. Tuesday at Humility House, 755 Ohltown Road. The group is sponsored by Mercy Health Youngstown and is a member of the United Ostomy Association of America Inc., a national network for bowel and urinary diversion support groups in the United States. They meet the second Tuesday of each month and are open to the public. Refreshments are provided, and parking is free. For information call Anna Fitzgerald at 330-480-3440.

Youngstown Area PFLAG will meet from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday at St. John’s Episcopal Church, 323 Wick Ave., Youngstown. Light refreshments will be served. The support, education and advocacy organization meets the second Tuesday of each month at the church. It strives to create a society respectful of human diversity. The event is confidential and free.

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

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