American Association of University Women, Youngstown Branch, will meet at 10 a.m. Sept. 10 at Shepherd of the Valley, 301 Western Reserve Road, Poland. After the continental breakfast and business meeting, Dom Grace from Council for Better Nutrition, will speak. Hostesses are Luanna Jacobs and Regina Jenkins. The fundraiser is an old book sale. All college graduates are welcome. For information call 330-702-0567.
American Business Women’s Association, Tri Gold Prime Time Chapter, will meet Sept. 14 at A La Cart Catering in Canfield. A social will be at 5:30 p.m. and the dinner at 6. The meal comprises creamed chicken on biscuits, beef tips on noodles, mashed potatoes, vegetable blend, tossed salad and ice cream for $18. Cassie Nespor, of Melnick Medical Museum at YSU, will be the speaker. Local ABWA chapters will celebrate ABW day Sept. 18 at A La Cart. The 1:30 buffet will cost $20. Entertainment will be provided by Shirley Griffin, “My Mother’s Purse.” Tickets are available by calling Sharon Pasquale at 330-793-6208 by Sept. 12. No tickets will be sold at the door. For information call Dolores Brindle at 330-757-9368.
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. The community project will be 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 Wednesday.
Mahoning County Salvation Army Women’s Auxiliary will conduct its regular monthly business meeting at 10 a.m. Tuesday at the Salvation Army building, 1561 Glenwood Ave. Fall and winter service projects will be discussed and light refreshments will be served.
Girard Band Boosters will meet at 6 p.m. Tuesday at the high school.
Woodrow Wilson High School Class of 1951 will meet for breakfast at 10 a.m. Wednesday at the Landmark Restaurant, 7424 Market St., Boardman. The 65th reunion picnic also will take place at 5 p.m. Sept. 9 in Boardman Park. Classmates and guests are welcome.
Altrusa Club of Youngstown will meet at 6 p.m. Thursday at Wittenauer’s in Poland. Altrusa works to promote literacy within our community. New members are welcome. For membership information, call Pat Skornicka, 330-853-7962.
Mahoning Valley Civil War Round Table will meet at 6:30 p.m. Sept. 12 at Antone’s Banquet Centre in Boardman. Chris Mackowski, historian and writer will present “Grant’s Last Battle: The Story Behind the Personal Memoirs of Ulysses S. Grant.” The dinner meetings are $14 per person, reservations are required. Call 330-757-4727 for reservations or information or visit www.mahoningvalleycwrt.com.
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.
Newcomers Club of Canfield will meet for a Spa Night at Betty’s home at 6:30 p.m. Sept. 13. Pedicures will be $20, manicures, $10, massages, $25 and gel or shellac nails, $25. Service personnel will work for tips only. Their fees will be donated to the club. Take an appetizer or bottle of wine to share. Water and soda will be provided. Call Betty at 773-851-6770 or Chris at 330-727-9381 to reserve your appointment. Membership dues must be paid by the meeting. They are $28 and the membership directory will be distributed in October. Business card sized ads in the directory are $10.
Warren Women’s Connection, an affiliate of Stonecroft Ministries, invites all women to attend its Sept. 12 luncheon at DiLucia’s Banquet Center, 2610 Elm Road N.E., Warren. It will be from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Reservations for the luncheon are necessary by Thursday, 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. The Clothes Mentor–Howland, a new concept in resale of women’s clothing, will be featured with Heather Hannan, owner and manager. Dona Hewitt will be the vocalist. Stonecroft Ministries is a non-denominational organization that reaches out to all women across the country and around the world. Luncheons are held the second Monday of each month.
National Council of Negro Women Inc., Youngstown, will meet Sept. 10 at the McGuffey Centre, 1649 Jacobs Road. The executive board meets at noon with the general meeting at 1 p.m. followed by the installation of officers for the 2016-2017 year. Tickets will be distributed for the section’s 40th anniversary and annual membership luncheon set for Oct. 15 at Mark’s Social Center on Logan Avenue. For information call Sandy Britt at 330-502-9800.
Junior Group of Goodwill Industries will welcome new members Sept. 14 at the Goodwill Rehabilitation Center, 2747 Belmont Ave. The group is an organization of local women who volunteer time and talents to support Youngstown Area Goodwill Industries. All women are welcome to join. For information call Talva Maslach at 330-502-1058 or Kathy Gerberry at 330-360-6212.
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. Friday at Domestic Sewing, 2011 Youngstown Road, Warren. Rita will demonstrate a double diamont book marker. For information call Shirley at 330-959-5020; Joann Etc. will meet at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Boardman Store, 7386 Market St. Diane will demonstrate a travel neck pillow and fabric boxes. For information call Sylvia, 330-744-8053; Material Girls will meet at 6 p.m. Thursday at Prince of Peace Lutheran Church, 490 N. High St. (Route 5), Cortland, for its annual picnic. Call Barb for information at 330-550-1215.
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.
St. Rose Quilting Group will meet at 10 a.m. Wednesday at the church.
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 Wednesday. 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.
McDonald Lions Club will meet at 10 a.m. Saturday on the second floor of Woodland Park Retirement Center, 550 Ohio Ave.
Alzheimer Network Family Support Groups will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday at Zion Reformed United Church of Christ, 260 Main St., Greenville, Pa.; and 10 a.m. Wednesday at Children’s Rehabilitation, 855 Howland-Wilson Road, Howland. Family members and caregivers are welcome. All meetings are offered at no charge. For information call 330-788-9755.
Autsim Spectrum Disorder Support Groups will meet at the following locations: 6 p.m. Thursday at Valley Baptist Church, 500 Sharon-New Castle Road, Farrell, Pa.; 6 p.m. Sept. 21 at The Children’s Aid Society, 350 W. Market St., Mercer, Pa. Call 724-877-4023 or 724-992-2527 for transportation or child care needs. www.facebook.com/asdsgroup
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, 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.; 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 www.oa.org 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 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 330-507-3126.
VFW Triangle Post 2799 will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the post home, 3161 E. South Range Road, New Springfield. For information call 330-542-9928.
Club news is published Friday. Please submit information about upcoming activities to the Society Department by noon Wednesday.