American Association of University Women of Youngstown will be resuming meetings for the season at 10 a.m. Sept. 9 at Sunrise Assisted Living. Leah Sakacs will present information on a new affiliate, Young Women’s Task Force. For information about AAUW, go to or visit us on Facebook at AAUWYoungstown.

Guilford Lake Civic Association will have its annual covered dish picnic at 6 p.m. Thursday in the Ruritan building at Route 172 and Hanna Drive. Hotdogs and drinks will be provided. Adam Newbold of Advanced Training Group Worldwide in Lisbon, will be the guest speaker.

Mill Creek Chapter of American Business Women’s Association will meet Sept. 12 at A La Cart Catering in Canfield. Networking will begin at 6 p.m. and dinner will follow at 6:30. The menu includes lasagna, Italian sausage with peppers and onions, red skin potatoes, Italian vegetables, tossed salad, Jell-O and applesauce. Dessert will be cherries in the snow. The cost is $18, and reservations may be made by calling Darlene Demjen at 330-755-9089 or Marilyn Abramski at 330-726-2527 by Thursday. The public is welcome.


Brookfield High School Class of 1965 will celebrate its 70th birthday at 6 p.m. Sept. 16 at Yankee Run Golf Course, 7610 Warren Sharon Road. Cost is $20 and includes dinner and birthday cake. For information, call John O’Connor at 330-307-3094 or Gloria Shay at 330-759-0723. Please leave messages on voicemail.

Campbell Memorial High School Class of 1959 will meet for its class reunion at 6 p.m. Sept. 16 at Selah, 130 S. Bridge St., Struthers. Cost is $20 per person. For reservations, call Grace Ann Rudolphi Boros at 330-792-6278. Deadline for reservations is Sept. 6.

Rayen High School Class of 1962 will celebrate its 55th class reunion Sept. 2. Call 330-758-5207 or 330-502-5214 for information and reservations. All classmates are invited.


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

Mahoning Valley Chapter of Polka Dot Powerhouse will meet from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on Sept. 5 at the Blue Wolf Tavern, 1295 Boardman-Canfield Road. Stephanie Gilchrist, executive director of Inspiring Minds Youngstown, will be the speaker. Lunch will be ordered from the menu. Call Sandra Barger at 330-518-5383 to register. Meetings will be the first Tuesday of each month.

Moose Club is looking for former and prospective members in the Youngstown and Niles area to begin meetings. Any first responders, volunteers or military personnel are welcome, and the $60 membership fee to be waived. For information, call Randy at 330-989-5149 Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.


Niles Chapter of the American Sewing Guild has scheduled the following neighborhood group meeting: Southington So-Sews will meet at Southington Christian Church, state Route 534 at 10 a.m. Monday . Rita will bring organizing ideas from “Organizing Chaos.” For information, call Jennie at 330-847-7386.


Canfield Republican Women’s Club will meet for dinner at 6 p.m. Sept. 6 at A La Cart Catering in Canfield. Senator Frank LaRose of the 27th district will be speaking on how ballot initiatives affect the state constitution. Dinner is $15 per person. Spouses and friends are encouraged to attend. BYOB. Please respond by Sept. 4 to Jacie Mettee at 330-726-0363 or 330-207-9210 or by email to Sharon at


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

Youngstown South Women’s Connection will meet from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Sept. 13 at Avion on the Water Banquet Center, 2177 W. Western Reserve Road, Canfield. It will feature auctioneer, Marty Campana and a Country Fair. Guest speaker will be Joan Wurst of Union City, Pa. The cost is $13.50, and reservations are due by Sept. 6. Call Connie at 330-788-2340 or Patty at 330-332-2789. Cancellations are necessary, call Karen at 330-482-3005.


D.A.R.E. has scheduled the following activities: 6 p.m. Saturday for music and dinner at Trax’s Lounge in Austintown; 7 p.m. Monday meet at Dairy Queen in Cornersburg for dessert; 6 p.m. Tuesday for Bocce in Boardman Park; 6:30 p.m. Wednesday for walking at Mill Creek Walking Trail; 7:30 p.m. Thursday for birthday night at the church, 565 Boardman Canfield Road.


Girard Historical Society will meet at 10 a.m. Sept. 2 at the Barnhisel House, 1011 N. State St.


Beta Chi Chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma Society will meet at 6 p.m. Sept. 7 at the Victorian Room, 327 Vienna Ave., Niles. Members are asked to call off by Sept. 3 if unable to attend this month’s meeting. This month only, call Mary Bumstead at 330-638-6413. The guest speaker will be Stephanie Sferra on “Tourism and What It Means For Our Community.”


Alzheimer Network Family Support Groups will meet as follows: noon Saturday at Sunrise Assisted Living, 335 W. McKinley Way, Poland, call 330-707-1313 for reservations; 1:30 p.m. Monday at Easter Seals Adult Day Center, 721 Boardman-Poland Road, Boardman; Family members and caregivers are welcome to attend. All meetings are offered at no charge. For further information, call 330-788-9755. The group invites visitors to see its booth in the medical building at the Canfield Fair next week.

Codependency and Grief Support Group will meet Tuesday at 10 a.m. at the Chapel of Sheepfold Ministries, 233 North Ave. Sharon, Pa. A meeting will also take place at 7 p.m. at the care center of the Kelley-Robb-Cummins Funeral Home, North Main Street, Hubbard. Group sessions are free, but participants must register to participate. Free parking is available across from Sheepfold and at the care center. For information, call 330-534-1952 or 724-981-5683. The support group was formed to reach out to help families who have lost loved ones to alcohol or substance abuse.

Friendship Train 12-Step Support Group meets from 1 to 2 p.m. Wednesdays at Rising Star Baptist Church, 2943 Wardle Ave. People who are trying to overcome any addiction are welcome and encouraged to attend. Those attending should enter through the church’s lower parking lot off Wardle.

NAMI Mahoning Valley offers support groups for those who deal with mental illness. Support groups meet as follows: Girard Family Support, first Thursday of each month at 11 a.m. at the Girard Library, 105 E. Prospect St., and Austintown Family Support Group, 7 p.m. the second Tuesday of each month at Alta Care, 142 Javit Court. NAMI Connection, a support group for people with a mental health diagnosis meets at the following locations: 1:30 p.m. Thursdays at the Community Center, 1344 Fifth Ave., Youngstown; 6 p.m. the second and fourth Thursdays at Alta Care in Austintown; and NAMI Connection for the dual diagnosed at 6 p.m. the second and fourth Wednesdays of the month at the Community Center, 1344 Fifth Ave., Youngstown. Visit, call 330-727-9268, 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 Road SE, Howland, and at 7 p.m. every Sunday upstairs at the Sahara Club, 2345 Youngstown Road SE, (Route 422) Warren. For information, call Bill at 330-856-3822.

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

Overeaters Anonymous Groups have scheduled the following local meetings: 10 a.m. Saturday, St. Thomas the Apostle 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 Multigenerational Center, 443 Trumbull Ave., Girard; 6 p.m. Tuesday, Oxford house, 30 Benton Road, Salem; 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Valley Care-Northside Medical Center, Medical Education Building, Auditorium A, 500 Gypsy Lane, Youngstown; and 7:30 p.m. Thursday, at New Life Lutheran Church, 1181 Church Hill-Hubbard Road, Liberty. All locations are handicap accessible. For information, visit, or call Mahoning-Trumbull Counties Help Hotline at 330-747-2696, Columbiana County Help Hotline at 330-424-7767 or Lawrence County Help Hotline at 724-674-3697.

Portage County Chapter 600 of International Parents without Partners will host its monthly dance from 7:30 to 11 p.m. Sept. 2 at the Ritchie Memorial Shelter House, 109 West Ave., Tallmadge. Music will be by disk jockey Mel. Monthly dances are open to the public, and nonmembers are invited to join the PWP members to celebrate the September dance theme “Back to School Days Sock Hop.” Cost for members is $6 and non members are $8. The chapter will host its annual picnic at noon Sept. 4 at the Ritchie Memorial Shelter House pavilion. Members and nonmembers are invited. Attendees are asked to bring a covered dish to share. The chapter will furnish hamburgers, hot dogs, buns and the fixings. PWP is a single parent support group, with on common point: members are all single parents, whether due to death, divorce, separation or having never been married. The chapters are mainly an educational and family support group, but are active in other endeavors. The members take time to have fun, not only with other adults, but also with their children. For information, call Warrine at 330-322-9559.

TOPS 327 is seeking new members who want to Take Off Pounds Sensibly. A meeting will take place Monday at Christ Church Presbyterian, 1933 Canfield Road, Boardman. Weigh-in is from 6 to 6:30 p.m. with the meeting at 6:45. The first meeting is free. Guests are welcome. For information, call 330-799-3106.

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 Wednesday from 9:15 to 10 a.m. for weigh-in in the Community Room at the Girard Free Library, 105 E. Prospect St. The meeting will follow the weigh-in. 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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