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Friday, November 25, 2016


American Association of University Women, Youngstown Branch, will meet at noon Dec. 3 at V2 Wine Bar Trattoria, 100 Federal Plaza, Youngstown. After the business meeting, there will be a Dutch treat luncheon, music by Kathie Nalepa and a baskets and bags raffle. Hostesses are Mary Allgood, Mary Ann Allgood and Beverly Gibson. All college graduates are welcome. For information call 330-702-0567.


Woodrow Wilson High School Class of 1951 will have its Christmas luncheon at noon Dec. 15 at Caffe Capri in Boardman. Classmates and guests are invited. Reservations are due as soon as possible by calling Joe Nudo at 330-758-4467 or Betty Malenic at 330-788-2161.


Warren Women’s Connection, an affiliate of Stonecroft Ministries, invites all women and men to its Christmas luncheon from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Dec. 12 at DiLucia’s Banquet Center, 2610 Elm Road NE, Warren. Reservations are required by Dec. 8 by calling Joyce at 330-539-5837 or Jan at 330-638-6508. The Rev. Ty Sabella from Sharon, Pa., will be sharing “A Personal Story.” Warren’s Chords of Appeal will entertain. Luncheons take place the second Monday of each month; the cost is $13 per person.


Niles Chapter of the American Sewing Guild has scheduled a neighborhood group meeting of Southington So-Sews at 10 a.m. Monday at Southington Christian Church, 3285 state Route 534, for a Christmas party. Take a covered dish and 10 items for the gift exchange. For information call Jennie at 330-847-7386.


Hubbard Friends of the Library will meet Monday in the main library meeting room, 436 W. Liberty St. A social time at 6 p.m. will precede a business meeting. This will be the last meeting of the year. An Americorp representative will be the speaker. There will be a “get to know you better” game, a book sale report and input for next year’s sale. Books are being accepted at the circulation desk. Contact Bonnie Viele at 330-534-1394 for information.


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

Youngstown South Christian Women’s Connection will have a luncheon from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Dec. 14 at Avion on the Water Banquet Center, 2177 W. Western Reserve Road, Canfield. It will feature Santa’s gift giveaway, music by Bill Rotar and a discussion by Cindy Cox of Georgetown, Texas, on “Mistaken Identity.” The cost is $13.50 and includes lunch. Reservations are required by Dec. 7 by calling Connie at 330-788-2340 or Patty at 330-332-2789. Call Karen at 330-482-3005 for cancellations and seating. For information about Stonecroft Bible Study, call Margie at 330-332-2789.


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


D.A.R.E. has scheduled the following activities: 7 p.m. Tuesday, bar bingo at the Saxon Club; 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, meet at the food court at Southern Park Mall to walk; and 7:30 p.m. Thursday, new member meeting at the church.


Girard Historical Society will meet at 10 a.m. Saturday at Girard Free Library, 105 E. Prospect St.

McDonald Historical Society will meet at 11 a.m. Thursday in the community room at Woodland Park Senior Center, 550 Ohio Ave.


Diabetes Partnership of the Mahoning Valley will meet at 6:30 p.m. Monday at Stonebridge Grill in Boardman. This is the last meeting of 2016. November is Diabetes Awareness Month and among other items to be discussed will be the presentation to Midlothian Free Health Clinic.

NAMI Mahoning Valley offers support groups for those who deal with mental illness. Family support groupmeetings take place the first Thursday of each month in Trumbull County at 11 a.m. at the Girard Library, 105 E. Prospect St., and on the second Tuesday of each month in Mahoning County at 7 p.m. at the Alta Care Group, 142 Javit Court, Austintown. Connection support group meetings for individuals with a mental health diagnosis take place at 1:30 p.m. each Thursday at the Community Center, 1344 Fifth Ave., Youngstown, and at 6 p.m. on the second and fourth Thursday of each month at the Alta Care. Visit, call 330-531-7490 or e-mail for information.

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, 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, 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 18), 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. 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 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.

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