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Ron Retzer Trio entertains members of Four Seasons Seniors

WEIRTON – The Four Seasons Seniors held their September meeting on September 15 at Undo’s under the chairmanship of President Gene Viola.

Tony LaRosa delivered the opening and closing prayers. The group recited the Pledge of Allegiance and sang “God bless America.”

After dinner, the members were entertained by the Ron Retzer Trio.

Committee reports are read. An anniversary and an anniversary have been recognized. A report was given on the cards sent.

Sandy Corrigan won the design of an autumn wreath donated by Margaret Chapman. The 50/50 draw was won by Stephana Iannetti. The Undo gift cards were presented to Carolyn Shaffer and Stephana Iannetti. The other winners were Terry Mamula, Norma Yoho, Larry Purks, Josie Cekinovich and Nancy Smurda.

The next meeting will be on October 20. The menu will be cheese lasagna or roast pork with Italian potatoes, green beans and brownies.

WVNCC offers free exercise classes on Zoom

WEIRTON – West Virginia Northern Community College offers a free exercise class on Zoom.

The class meets on Mondays and Wednesdays from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m., Wednesday to December 8.

This is a low impact aerobics class with an emphasis on cardiorespiratory endurance, improving strength and flexibility without chair or floor work, usually to music from 128 to 140 bpm . Each student can adapt the exercises to their level of fitness. A link will be sent during registration. Registration is ongoing. Go to

Auxiliary to make the Thanksgiving basket for the drawing of the event

WEIRTON – President Shirley Brecht opened the September 13 meeting of the Tri-State Marine Corps Club Auxiliary with the prayer of Chaplain Mary Ann Smith and thanks for those who are sick.

Brecht led the members in the engagement to the flag. Vice-President Darlene Kemp called the roll call.

Secretary Marcy Spano read the August meeting minutes, which were approved as read. Brecht gave the treasurer’s report, which was also approved as read.

The women will prepare a Thanksgiving basket for a draw at the military ball scheduled for November 13. The cocktail hour and social hour will begin at 5:00 p.m. with dinner at 6:30 p.m. Tickets are $ 25 per person at the door. There will be an item draw from the Tri-State Marine Corps Club. December marks the 30th anniversary. A cake and a celebration were approved.

The club will be filling the stockings for the veterans of the Geriatric Center and Woodland Hills.

Brecht won the draw 50-50. The next meeting will take place on October 11 at 6 p.m. in the VFW room. Refreshments will be provided by the auxiliary.

Grandparents Day observed with special church service

BRILLIANT – The House of Prayer Church, 2535 Township Road 163, Rayland, hosted a special service for Grandparents’ Day with the winners receiving special gifts.

They were: the oldest grandfather, Sam Firm Sr.; the oldest grandmother, Dotty Mayle; the youngest grandfather, Stew Moore; the youngest grandmother, Cathy Cline; Grandfather of the Year, Reverend Jack Jackson; and Grandmother of the Year, Linda Jackson.

Book club to meet

WELLSBURG – The Brooke County Public Library Book Club will meet at 5 p.m. on September 30 to discuss Brendan Kiely and Jason Reynolds “All the American boys.”

Anyone can participate in the free club in person or virtually at A copy of the book can be obtained from the website or by calling (304) 737-1551.

See ‘News from the world’

FOLLANSBEE – Follansbee Branch of Brooke County Library to Show Historic PG-13 Rated Film “News from the world”, with Tom Hanks, Friday at noon.

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