American Association of University Women, Youngstown Branch, will meet at 10 a.m. Nov. 5 at the Newport Library, 3730 Market St., Youngstown. After a continental breakfast and business meeting, Monica Craven, executive director of Habitat for Humanity Mahoning Valley, will speak. Hostesses are Mary Allgood and Mary Ann Allgood. Members are asked to take their favorite Thanksgiving recipe for a raffle and a non-perishable item for the food bank. All college graduates are welcome. For information call 330-702-0567.


Girard Band Boosters will meet at 6 p.m. Tuesday at the high school.


Campbell Memorial January and June Classes of 1950 will meet for lunch at noon Wednesday at Bedford Trails Golf Course in Coitsville.

Woodrow Wilson High School Class of 1951 will meet for breakfast at 10 a.m. Wednesday at the Landmark Restaurant, 7424 Market St., Boardman. Classmates and guests are welcome.


Mahoning Valley Chapter of Polka Dot Powerhouse will meet from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Tuesday at Whitefire Grill, 6580 Ironwood Blvd., Canfield. Guests and members are encouraged to arrive 30 minutes early to create additional connections. Women interested in business connections can attend the first meeting at no cost. The cost of lunch is $22 (including tax and gratuity). You must register to attend. Dr. Valentina Khoury Dubasik, N.D. from Ohio Naturopathic Wellness Center, will speak about “Managing Stress and Other Setbacks Through Resilience: Techniques for Today’s Busy Woman.” Registration is open and available at or call Sandy Barger, managing director, at 330-518-5383 or Additional meetings will be the first Tuesday of each month.

Mahoning Valley Civil War Round Table will host David T. Dixon, author and historian of “The Lost Gettysburg Address: Charles Anderson’s Civil War Odyssey,” at 6:30 p.m. Nov. 14 at Antone’s Banquet Centre in Boardman. The cost is $14 and reservations are required. Call 330-757-4727 for information or visit

Warren Women’s Connection, an affiliate of Stonecroft Ministries, invites all women to attend its Nov. 14 luncheon at DiLucia’s Banquet Center, 2610 Elm Road NE. It will feature the annual Country Fair fundraiser consisting of a garage sale, live auction with auctioneeer Marty Campana, basket auction and bake sale. Doors will open at 10 a.m. to view items and purchase tickets. The meeting and luncheon will begin promptly at 11:30 a.m. Reservations are required for the luncheon by Nov. 10. Terry Sevinsky from Garfield Heights, Ohio, will present “An Optimistic Pessimist.” Luncheons take place the second Monday of each month for $13. For reservations call Joyce at 330-539-5837 or Jan at 330-638-6508. Stonecroft Ministries is a non-denominational organization that reaches out to all women across the country and around the world.


Niles Chapter of the American Sewing Guild has scheduled the following neighborhood group meetings: Joann Etc. will meet at 6 p.m. Tuesday for a Christmas party at Johnny’s on Market Street in Boardman. Take a $10 gift to exchange. For information call Sylvia at 330-744-8053; Niles Silver Thimbles will meet at 10 a.m. Thursday at Shepherd of the Valley, 1500 McKinley Ave., for a group Christmas party. For information call Virginia at 330-847-7549.


Poland Library Friends will meet Tuesday at the Poland Library, 311 S. Main St. Coffee hour will begin at 9:30 a.m. with the program and business to follow. Dr. Marcelle Wilson from Youngstown Historical Center of Industry and Labor will present the program. Hostesses are Mary Jane Backus, Susan Beil, Reka Desai and Marion Gillette. Donations of books, magazines, CDs and DVDs are accepted at each meeting for the Poland Friends book cart. The meeting is open to the public. New members are welcome. Dues are $10.


Canfield Republican Women’s Club dinner meeting will be at noon Wednesday at A La Cart Catering in Canfield. Dr. Paul Sracic will discuss the electoral college and the current political process. Sracic is a professor and chairman of the Department of Politics and International Relations at Youngstown State University. He also will talk about his Washington Post article that was included in the new book, “The Science of Donald Trump”. Please take canned or boxed food for our annual food drive for Canfield’s Operation Blessing. Enjoy a Thanksgiving lunch with all the trimmings. All are welcome. The cost is $12 per person. Reservations are due by Monday to Jacie Mettee, home 330-726-0363 and cell 330-207-9210 or email Holly at


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

Mothers of the Crucifix Society of Our Lady of Mount Carmel Basilica will meet at 1:30 p.m. Nov. 6. Cathy Zack will preside. Hostesses are Joanne Colaluca, Fran Mortellars, Patti Tirotto and Diane Stubb.

Salvation Army of Mahoning County Women’s Auxiliary will have its regular monthly meeting at 10 a.m. Tuesday at the Salvation Army building, 1501 Glenwood Ave., Youngstown. Members will discuss their work with the community Thanksgiving dinner and the Christmas Angel Tree tag program. Light refreshments will be served.

Slovak Catholic Federation, Youngstown Chapter, will meet at 1 p.m. Friday in the community meeting room of Newport Branch of the Public Library of Youngstown and Mahoning County, 3730 Market St., Youngstown. Lunch can be purchased at noon in Cafe Augustine. The agenda will include an evaluation of the recent pilgrimage and planning events for next year. The public is welcome.

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


Canfield Lions Club next meeting will be Thursday at A La Cart Catering, 429 Lisbon St., Canfield. Dinner will be served at 6:30 p.m. with the meeting at 7. Monica Craven from Habitat for Humanity of Mahoning County, will be the speaker.

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. Saturday, bowling at Boardman Lanes; 7 p.m. Tuesday, bar bingo at Saxon Club; 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, meet at food court in Southern Park Mall to walk; 7:30 p.m. Thursday, new member meeting at church; 6:30 p.m. Nov. 4, meet in the lobby of Movies 8 at the Shops at Boardman Park.


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.


NAMI Mahoning Valley will offer support groups for those who deal with mental illness. Family support groups, providing information for family members and friends of individuals with mental illness, will be offered 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. The Connection support group aims to connect individuals who live with mental illness in a structured discussion format. It is limited to adults living with a mental health diagnosis in order to promote self-disclosure in a safe, confidential environment. It is free and open to anyone with a mental health diagnosis. They meet for a day session at 1:30 p.m. each Thursday at the Community Center, 1344 Fifth Ave., Youngstown, and in the evenings 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. NAMI Mahoning Valley is the local affiliate of the National Alliance on Mental Illness.

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.

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.

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

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