Clubs & Lodges

DAR PLANS INFORMAL MEETING: Daughters of the American Revolution, Mary Chesney Chapter, is hosting an informal meeting from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Oct. 12 at the Cortland Branch Library, 578 Lakeview Drive. No reservations are required.

For information, contact Diane Thomas, registrar, at 330-373-0797 or Bonnie Hood, vice regent, at 330-539-0154, or email the chapter at

DAR is a nonprofit, nonpolitical women’s volunteer service organization dedicated to promoting historic preservation, education and patriotism.

AUTHOR TO SPEAK: The Warren Womens Connection, an affiliate of Stonecroft Ministries, invites all women to attend its 11:30 a.m. Oct. 10 luncheon at DiLucia’s Banquet Center, 2610 Elm Road NE, Warren.

The speaker will be Susan Ely from Raleigh, N.C., an author who is writing “Leaving the Safety and Security of Your Shell,” which will be the subject of her talk. She and her husband, Roger, write and perform contemporary Christian music.

Alice Lang from Salem will present the feature program, “It’s All About Gourds.” Roger Ely will be guest musician and vocalist.

Stonecroft Ministries is a non-denominational organization that reaches out to women. Luncheons are held the second Monday of each month for $13.

Reservations are required by Thursday by calling Joyce at 330-539-5837 or Jan at 330-638-6508.

BINGO AND CARDS: The Ladies Guild of SS. Peter and Paul Church, 180 Belvedere NE, Warren, will hold a bingo / card party 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday in the social hall. There will be a box lunch, prizes and a raffle. Buy tickets at the door or by calling 330-728-2982.

CARD PARTY FUNDRAISER: Trumbull County Federated Democratic Women’s Club Card Party Committee recently held a meeting to finalize plans for their largest fundraising event of the year, which will be held 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday at the IUE-CWA Union Hall, 2950 Sferra Drive, Warren. Proceeds will help support Trumbull County’s Democratic Party.

Members of the Card Party committee are Cynthia Gorse, Maria Diggs, Fran Wilson, Julie King, Rose Stockton, Patty Baker and Linda Marchese.

RETIREMENT REP TO SPEAK: Beta Chi, a chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma Society, will meet 6 p.m. Thursday at the Vienna Methodist Church, 4265 Warren Sharon Road, Vienna. The speaker will be John Buch of the State Teachers Retirement System.

Members who cannot attend should call Eileen by Sunday at 330-856-2218.

GOODIES SALE: Trumbull Retired Teachers will meet noon Oct. 11 for a luncheon. Reservation should be mailed to Ellen King, 7141 Vineland Place, Youngstown 44512-4845.

There will be a homemade goodies sale. All proceeds will go toward scholarships.

United Way will conduct a book drive at the meeting for gently used books for grades K-2.

Meetings are open to retired teachers and spouses.

SEWING SCHEDULE: The Niles Chapter of American Sewing Guild announced its October schedule for neighborhood group meetings. Guests are welcome.

Niles Silver Thimbles, 10 a.m. Tuesday, Shepherd of the Valley Assisted Living, 1500 McKinley, Niles; 60-degree ruler demo by Joyce. Virginia, 330-847-7549.

Evening Cut Ups, 7 p.m. Oct 10, Grace Church of Nazarene, 5253 W. Webb, Austintown; continue FitNice top. Bring items for holiday party basket. Kim, 330-545-6520.

Fancy Cutters, 10 a.m. Oct. 10, Lake Vista, 303 North Mecca St., Cortland; Lenore to demo something from conference. Virginia, 330-847-7549.

Sewphisticated, no meeting for October.

Material Girls, 6 p.m. Oct. 13, Prince of Peace Lutheran Church, 490 N. High St., Cortland; Lenore will share classes from ASG conference. Barb, 330-550-1215.

Designing Women machine embroidery group, 10 a.m. Oct. 14, Domestic Sewing, 2011 Youngstown Road, Warren; hands-on wallet taught by The Village Quilt Shop. Shirley, 330-959-5020.

Howland Happy Stitchers, 10 a.m Oct. 18, Living Lord Lutheran Church, 851 Niles Cortland Road, Howland; blanket demo by Ellen. Carol, 330-856-4827

Austintown Stitch and Share, 10 a.m. Oct. 20, Humility House, 755 Ohltown Road, Austintown; cross-body purse demo by Carma Vasu. Pam, 330-533-7445.

Southington So-Sews, 10 a.m. Oct. 24, Southington Christian Church, 3285 state Route 534, Southington; Jennie will demo Fold’n Stitch wreath / centerpiece. Jennie, 330-847-7386.

COLLEGE CLUB MARKS 90 YEARS: The College Club of Sharon will begin its 90th anniversary with a fall luncheon noon Oct. 8 in the conference room at the Casino in Buhl Park. Installation of officers for the 2016-17 year will take place with Rosann Rookey and Patty Meehen, co-presidents, officiating.

The speaker will be Dale Ferelman, past president of King’s Jewelry, who has been elected to the National Jewelers Hall of Fame and named Pennsylvania Jeweler of the Year. His topic is ”Gems of Sharon: Steel and Diamonds.”

Ferelman is retired and lives in New Castle, Pa., doing appraisals and jewelry brokering.

Lunch reservations are needed to Laura Kubyako, 3370 McConnell Road, Hermitage, Pa. 16148.