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Ohio Valley BPW schedules first meeting of 2022 for January 18

STEUBENVILLE – Ohio Valley business and professional women to hold their first meeting of 2022 on January 18 at 6:00 p.m. at Valley Wine Cellar at 825 Main St., Wintersville

The cost of $ 15 includes three kinds of flatbread pizzas, two cheese platters and wine. Those planning to attend are encouraged to confirm attendance by January 14.

For more information on membership or participation, contact Phyllis Riccadonna, President, by email at [email protected] or call her at (740) 317-3868.

Members present are invited to pay their membership fee of $ 40. The meeting will include voting on the budget and reviewing the minutes.

BPW is planning its main scholarship fundraiser with the Wine and Show Extravaganza on April 22 at the St. Francis Center in Follansbee.

New arrivals are welcome. “Anyone can join the Ohio Valley Business and Professional Women’s Club, whether they are active or retired.” Riccadonna noted.

The officers outside of Riccadonna are Amelia Taggart, vice president; Julie Decker, Treasurer, and Mary Lou Jones, Secretary.

BPW meets on the third Tuesday of the month, usually for a dinner meeting.

The mission of the OVBPW is “Achieve equity in the workplace for all women through advocacy, information and knowledge” and provide opportunities for professional and personal growth.

The Pins for Paws fundraiser will take place on January 23 at Holiday Lanes

WINTERSVILLE – The Jefferson County Humane Society is hosting a Pins for Paws fundraiser to be held from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. on January 23 at Holiday Lanes, located at 3745 Main St., Weirton.

The cost is $ 25 and includes shoe rental, food and “a lot of pleasure,” according to a Facebook post.

For more information, call (740) 314-5583.

Library offers include

Hygge crafts to take away

STEUBENVILLE – On a curbside visit to the Steubenville and Jefferson County Public Library, customers can purchase an adult Grab-and-Go Hygge DIY on January 17, while supplies last.

“Stop by any location in the library to purchase a Hygge craft kit or food kit,” encouraged Jennifer Cesta, the library network’s public relations coordinator. “Hygge is a Danish art which consists in finding joy and comfort in small things despite the cold and gray outside” Cesta explained.

Library location offerings include:

Main Library, (740) 282-9782

Children: get a take-out boat on January 20 while supplies last. Ask for one on a curbside visit.

Brillante branch, (740) 598-4028

Kids: Get a Winnie the Pooh craft to take out on January 18, while supplies last. Ask for one on a curbside visit.

Tiltonsville branch, (740) 859-5163

Kids: While supplies last, get a Winnie the Pooh craft to take out on January 18. Ask for one on a curbside visit.

southern gospel family at

perform at the january 23 service

WEIRTON – The Needhams, an acclaimed Southern gospel family known for their versatility, traditional and progressive family harmony, will share their love of the Lord through music.

This will happen on January 23 at 10 a.m. at the Weirton Heights Memorial Baptist Church, located at 121 Ivy St.

“The community is invited and encouraged to participate” a church spokesperson noted.

Free Resource Bags for Parents

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WELLSBURG – The Brooke-Hancock Partners in Prevention team, in partnership with Prevent Child Abuse West Virginia, distribute free resource bags to parents of children under one year of age through the Brooke County Public Library .

The bags contain diapers, diaper cream, baby soap, thermometer, breastfeeding shield / baby carrier, and information on local agencies that help parents.

To receive them, individuals must register by calling (304) 737-1551 or (304) 527-0860 or visiting

The Steubenville Saddle Club is planning an awards banquet on February 13

RICHMOND – The Steubenville Saddle Club met on January 4 at the club grounds to finalize plans for the awards banquet next month.

It will be held on February 13 at 2 p.m. at the Four Seasons Ministry Community Center, located at 129 School Street in the former Pleasant Hill Elementary School off National Highway 213, Steubenville.

The meeting and banquet will include the election of officers for the 2022 season as well as the awards ceremony for the 2021 entertainment season.

The banquet will replace the club’s February meeting.

Show dates for the 2022 show season at the club’s grounds, located at 8675 State Route 152 N., Richmond, are May 8, June 19, July 17, and September 11.

Rain or shine shows start at 9 a.m. with halter / staging lessons. Contest classes do not start before 3 p.m. Posters will be posted on the club’s Facebook page.

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