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TOASTMASTERS TO MEET: The Warren Toastmaster Club will meet 9 to 11 a.m. today at Christ Episcopal Church, 2627 Atlantic St. NE, Warren.

For more information, contact Ken Shellito at 330-373-6113 or email

HISTORICAL SOCIETY MEETING: Howland Historical Society will hold this month’s program 7 p.m. Tusesday at the Howland Adminestration Building. Jesse James of the Tri-County Metal Detecting Club will be the guest speaker.

CLASS TO MEET: Howland High School class of 1950 will meet for lunch at Raptis Restaurant on state Route 46 in Howland 1 p.m. Tuesday.

MUSIC CLUB TO MEET: Warren Music Club, affiliated with the Ohio and National Federation of Music Clubs, will meet 3 p.m. Sunday at the home of Karl and Jeannine Morris. NFMC Founders Day and Crusade for Strings will be observed. As part of the observance, club members will be contributing to the NFMC Young Artist scholarship Fund. Program chairman Karen Ferren will present a tribute to “Those Birthday Boys” – Mozart, Schubert, and Sinding – featuring violin selections by the composers. Ben Olsen will read a poem for January. Members will sing “Work for the Night Is Coming,” the song of the month. Hostesses Dorothy Kost & Elaine Maki will serve dessert following the program. For information and directions, phone 330-392-5690.

WEAVERS GUILD TO MEET: Youngstown Area Weavers Guild will meet 10 a.m Wednesday at the Colonial Inn on the Canfield Fairgrounds, Canfield. The program will be Distaff Day (Roc Day) celebration. Roc Day is the first day after the 12 days of Christmas that the women returned to spinning in old England. Leaders will be Marjorie Preece, Tracy Jackson and Sheila Colaric. Guests are asked to bring a portable textile project, spinning wheel, or drop spindle (learn to spin with one), show and tell and a food to share with a spinning theme, coffee and tea will be provided. Call 330-799-5836 0r 330-534-9524 for information, guest are welcome.

ROTARY HOSTS TOWN HALL: Howland Rotary Club is hosting a Town Hall Meeting on “Drug Awareness in our Community” 6 to 8 p.m. Jan. 14, at the Howland United Methodist Church. Howland Superintendant Kevin Spicher and Rotary president Dr. Jeffrey LaFuria will be guests. TAG Law Enforcement ofifcer Captain Jeff Orr will speak about drugs and addiction in our community.

Clubs and Lodges

WOMEN’S CONNECTION TO MEET: Warren Women’s Connection, an affiliate of Stonecroft Ministries, invites all women to attend its luncheon 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Jan. 11 at DiLucia’s Banquet Center, Warren. Reservations are required.

The speaker will be Carol Yanico, a former elementary school teacher from Brooklyn, Ohio, who will be speaking about her “Priceless Security Blanket” and will share where real security is found. The feature will be Allison Hansen, a representative of Ardonne International Products, and vocalist will be Jen Burman.

Luncheons are held the second Monday of each month and reservations are required by the previous Thursday, by calling 330-539-5837 or 330-638-6508.

ROUND TABLE WELCOMES CAMPBELL: Eric Campbell, ranger at Cedar Creek NMP, will be the speaker for the Mahoning Valley Civil War Round Table 6:30 p.m. Jan. 11 at Antone’s Banquet Centre in Boardman. His topic will be Confederate General Jubal Early and his Army in the 1864 Valley Campaign. Reservations are required by calling 330-757-4727 for more information or visit www.mahoningvalleycwrt.c