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September 16, 2011
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RED HATTERS MEET: The Girard Multi-Generational Center Red Hatters held their monthly meeting at Ruby Tuesdays in Austintown. Leader of the group is Ilene Rozich. Members meet at noon the third Monday of each month. This month, the meeting will be Monday at Das Dutch Haus in Columbiana. For more information, contact Rozich at 330-545-9140. GE IUE CWA RETIREES MEET: GE IUE CWA retirees will meet for a social and informational meeting at 11 a.m. Wednesday at 717 Union Hall, 2950 Sferra Ave., Warren. Lunch is $10 in advance. Contact Wanda Williamson by Monday at 330-898-5578. Information will be presented on “What’s new in Medicare?” PERI TO MEET: Peri monthly meeting will be held 11:15 a.m. Wednesday at DiLucia’s Restaurant, 2610 Elm Road N.E., Warren. The speaker will be Emily Varner, who will host an in-house trip. Reservations are due by Sunday and can be made by calling Sally at 330-898-1585, Barbara at 330-372-2603 or Fran at 330-652-1867. AARP DRIVER’S SAFETY PROGRAM OFFERED: Trumbull County Senior Court AARP Driver’s Safety Program offers a certified instructor to provide a review of driving skills and techniques as well as strategies to help seniors adjust to physical changes that may affect their driving ability. Cost is $12 for AARP members and $14 for nonmembers. Class will be held from 1 to 5 p.m. Thursday at the Newton Falls Community Center. The Aug. 23 session at the West Farmington Senior Center was canceled and will be rescheduled for a later date. To reserve a place, call 330-675-3033 or 330-469-4850. The program is co-sponsored by the Trumbull County Probate Court and the Area Agency on Aging 11. THOMAS STEEL RETIREES MEET: Thomas Steel Retirees Club will meet for breakfast at 9 a.m. Monday at the Wayside Restaurant, corner of Leavitt and State roads in Champion. Annual membership dues of $5 are due. CLASS OF 1959 MEETS MONTHLY: The Niles McKinley High School class of 1959 meets at 11:30 a.m. the third Tuesday of the month in the meeting room of the Perkins Restaurant on state Route 46 across from the Eastwood Mall. WGH CLASS TURNS 70: The Warren G. Harding Class of 1959 will have a 70th birthday party at 5 p.m. Sept. 23 at the Sunrise Inn, Warren. To R.S.V.P., call Pat Iachini Zoccali at 330-647-5103. The Class of 1959 meets the last Thursday of each month at 6 p.m. at The Reef. For more information, call Zoccali. BUILDING PRODUCTS RETIREES TO MEET: Niles Building Products Retirees meet the second Wednesday of each month at Scenna’s Restaurant, 1901 N. State St., Niles. OLD TIMERS MEET MONTHLY: The Old Timers meet at noon every third Thursday of the month at Lamacusa’s. For more information, call Mickey at 330-545-8279. AMWELD RETIREES TO HAVE BREAKFAST: Niles Amweld retirees meet for breakfast at 9 a.m. the second Wednesday of every month at Atmosphere Cafe, 815 Youngstown Road, Niles. NUTRITION PROGRAM: The Trumbull County Nutrition Program for the Elderly is provided by the Trumbull County Office of Elderly Affairs and operates nutrition sites at 10 locations throughout Trumbull County. These sites provide a meal and the opportunity for socialization. Donations will be accepted. Any senior citizen 60 and older and spouses of those 60 and older are welcome for lunch at any of the following sites: • Cortview Village, 100 Cortview Drive, Cortland, noon Thursday and Friday. • Girard Multi-Generational Center, 443 Trumbull Ave., 2:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. • Hubbard Senior Center, 220 W. Liberty St., 4 p.m. Monday through Friday. • Johnston Senior Center, 5922 Warren Road, Cortland, noon Monday through Friday. • Kinsman Fire Hall, 8450 Ridge Road, noon Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday. • Lordstown Administration Building, 1455 Salt Springs Road, 11:45 a.m. Monday through Friday. • Newton Falls Community Center, 52 E. Quarry St., 11:15 a.m. Monday through Friday. • United Steelworkers Hall, 1265 N. Main St., Niles, 11:45 a.m. Monday through Friday. • SCOPE Senior Center, 220 W. Market St., Warren, 11:30 a.m. Monday through Friday. • Robert Morrison Village, 3000 Burton St. S.E., Warren, 11:30 a.m. Monday through Friday. • West Farmington Senior Center, 151 College St., noon Wednesday, Thursday and Friday. For more information or to make reservations two working days in advance before 3 p.m., call 330-675-2486. The menu for the week is: TODAY: Hamburger on bun, cheesy mashed potatoes, baby whole carrots, Mandarin oranges. MONDAY: Porcupine meatball with sauce, mashed potatoes, buttered cabbage, wheat bread, pineapple tidbits. TUESDAY: Steak burger with mushrooms, peas, Mexicorn, diamond Jim bun, applesauce. WEDNESDAY: Tossed salad with French dressing, tuna salad, three bean salad, diced peaches, wheat bread. THURSDAY: Chicken breast patty, green beans, cauliflower, hamburger bun, orange. SEPT. 23: Beef stew, rice, yellow beans, corn muffin, pears. KINSMAN?SITE?OFFERED: The Kinsman Senior Citizen nutrition site is open every Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday to those 60 or older or those whose spouse is 60 or older. Meals are served about noon at the Kinsman Fire Hall. A donation for the meal is accepted, and the doors open at 10 a.m. Cards and bingo are played every day, and singing is on Wednesdays. To attend, call two days prior and speak to site manager Dollie Davis at 330-876-5123. COUNTRY NEIGHBOR: Country Neighbor Community Center, 39 S. Maple St., Orwell, is offering the following programs. For reservations or information, call Diana Ristimaki, program coordinator, at 440-437-6311. • Maple Street Cafe breakfast, 6 to 10 a.m. Mondays through Fridays. All proceeds benefit the services and programs of Country Neighbor. • Jodie Stoloves chair dancing — 10:30 a.m. Mondays and Wednesdays, fee $1. • Ceramic classes — 12:30 p.m. second and fourth Friday, fee $8, call to register. FOWLER-VIENNA SENIOR CITIZENS: The group meets from 9:30 a.m. or later every Thursday at the Fowler Community Center to play cards and games, celebrate birthdays and anniversaries and for a 50/50 raffle and meals. Special meals are served on the fourth Thursday of the month. Cost is $3 each. All those 55 and older are welcome. Annual dues are $12. JOHNSTON SENIOR CENTER 5922 Warren Road, Cortland, 330-924-0412. Open 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Friday. Membership is $12 a year. MONDAY: 11 a.m., walking; 12:30 p.m., cornhole; 2 to 3 p.m., puzzles TUESDAY: 10 a.m. to noon, art group; 12:30 to 2 p.m., Wii bowling; 2 to 3 p.m., puzzles. WEDNESDAY: 10:30 a.m. to noon, needlework; 11 a.m. to noon, blood pressure check; 12:30 p.m., walking; 2 to 3 p.m., puzzles. THURSDAY: 10 a.m. to noon, Wii games; 10 a.m., cards; 12:30 p.m., bingo; 2 to 3 p.m., puzzles FRIDAY: 10 a.m. to noon, Wii games; 12:30 p.m., walking; 2 to 3 p.m., puzzles. FARMINGTON SENIOR CENTER Open from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday through Friday and 7 a.m. to noon Mondays. MONDAY: 7 a.m. to noon, full breakfast menu, open to the public. TUESDAY: 10:30 a.m., exercise class and quilting, cards and crafts; 6 p.m., cards, players’ choice. WEDNESDAY, THURSDAY, FRIDAY: noon, nutrition program lunch for donation, and quilting, cards and crafts. A full menu breakfast is served 7 a.m. to noon every Monday, and self-serve breakfast is available from 7 to 10 a.m. Tuesday through Friday. For more information, call 330-889-2733. CHAMPION SCOPE 4447-B Mahoning Ave. 330-847-8179. Breakfast 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. every Monday. Cost is $4 for members and $6 for nonmembers. Lunch 11 a.m. to noon Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday. Cost is $3 for members and $5 for nonmembers. Call the day before. Carryouts are available. MONDAY: 10:30 a.m., breakfast, $5; 11 a.m., speaker after breakfast; 11:45 a.m., women’s free billiards lessons; 12:30 p.m., line dancing, $3. James Clime at the Organ fourth Monday morning. TUESDAY: 9 a.m., cards; 11 a.m., lunch, $2.50; 12:30 p.m., arthritic exercise with certified therapist, $2. WEDNESDAY: 9 a.m., cards or games; 11 a.m., lunch, $2.50; noon, bingo, 25 cents per card and free with guest caller. THURSDAY: 9 a.m., cards; 11 a.m., lunch, $2.50; 12:30 p.m., arthritic exercise with certified therapist, $2. FRIDAY: 10 a.m., Tai Chi with Del Piper, $5; 11 a.m., lunch ($2.50); 12:30 p.m., painting or crafts. Cards or games are available. Crocheting, knitting and quilting (bring machine) assistance is available. The monthly menu is available at the front desk. NILES SCOPE SENIOR CENTER 14 E. State St., Niles, Ray Novotny and Judy Fabian, managers. Hours: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Friday and 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday. 330-544-3676. MONDAY: 10 a.m., bridge; 11 a.m., Arthritis Foundation exercise program, $1, Debbie Eschman therapy; 1 p.m., quilting, cards, players’ choice; 4 p.m., Monday night cards and games, food, $2; 4 p.m., weight loss support group. TUESDAY: 9:30 a.m. square dancing, $3, Norm Flavell, caller and instructor; 11:30 a.m. lunch — $3 for members and $4 for others; 11:45 a.m., Happy Tappers with Donna Crean, $1; 1 p.m., cards — 500 tournament, first, second and third Tuesday each month, preregistration required; 2:30 p.m., blood pressure checks, first and third Tuesday each month, Niles Health Department nurse; 2:30 p.m., pinochle; 7:30 p.m., square dance lessons with Gene Hammond, call 330-534-4426 to sign up. WEDNESDAY: 10 a.m., chair yoga, $1; 11:30 a.m., lunch, $3 members and $4 others (VIP monthly birthday luncheon, third Wednesday, $5; 1 p.m., bingo with a guest caller each week; 1 p.m., Texas Hold ’em; 2:30 p.m., card players’ choice. THURSDAY: 9:30 a.m., line dancing, $3, Norm Flavell, instructor; 11:30 a.m., lunch $3 for members and $4 others; 1 p.m., bridge; 1 p.m., Game Day — euchre, board games, Wii bowling; 1 p.m., pinochle, bridge and American Red Cross blood drive, third Thursday of the month; 6 p.m., Thursday Night Clean People. FRIDAY: 9:30 a.m., Happy Tappers, $1; 10 a.m., free art class; 11 a.m., arthritis exercise program, $1, Debbie Eschman therapy; 11:30 a.m., “Must Go Friday” lunch, $2; 1 p.m., choir practice. The Niles Center will offer flu shots from 1 to 3:30 p.m. Sept. 27 for ages 19 and older. The shots are by appointment only and are free for those covered under Medicaid, Medicare or Anthem Senior Advantage. Those participating must bring their I.D. cards. For all other HMO’s the cost is $20. To make an appointment, call 330-544-3676. Also, the center will celebrate September birthdays with lunch and entertainment followed by bingo on Wednesday. Lunch begins at 11:30 a.m. and entertainment will follow at noon. The Happy Tappers from the Niles SCOPE Senior Center will perform “New York, New York,” and Tony DeFore will sing for the group. The fee is $5 for lunch. Those attending must pre-register by calling the center at 330-544-3676. HOWLAND SCOPE 8273 High St., Howland. MONDAY: 9 a.m., pinochle; 10 a.m., art class; 12:30 p.m., yoga, $3. TUESDAY: 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., bocce; 9:30 to 11 a.m., fly fishing with instructor Bill Lewis; 12:30 p.m., bingo; 12:30 p.m., Book Club (third Tuesday); 3 p.m., cornhole (winter months). WEDNESDAY: 9 a.m., Ohio Star Quilters (first and third Wednesday); 10 a.m., bridge club; 6:30 p.m., line dancing, $3. THURSDAY: 9:30 a.m., computer class, $25; 10 a.m., needle art; 2 p.m., Investment Club, 2 to 5 p.m.; 3 p.m., line dancing, $3; 4:30 p.m., bocce; 5:30 p.m., card night, with fee. FRIDAY: 9 a.m., pinochle; 11:30 a.m., line dancing, $3; 8:15 a.m., golf (fee); new exercise program from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. (call to sign up) SATURDAY: 9 a.m., Train Club (twice per month); American Legion executive meeting once a month. For more information on programs and events at Howland SCOPE, call 330-609-7806. CORTLAND SCOPE 125 N. Bank St., Cortland; 330-637-3010. MONDAY: 10 a.m., bridge players; 10:30 a.m., garden club; 1:15 p.m., arthritis exercise; 2 p.m., woodcarving class; 2 to 4 p.m., pool team. TUESDAY: 11:30 a.m., chair yoga, $3; 10 a.m., crochet class; 1 p.m., birding class. WEDNESDAY: 10 a.m., cards; 10 a.m., line dancing, $3; 10:30 a.m., bridge; noon, arthritis exercise class. THURSDAY: 10 a.m., open art class; 10 a.m., beginners drawing; 2 p.m., pool lessons. FRIDAY: 10 a.m., art group; 10 a.m., cards; noon, beginning Spanish. WARREN SCOPE 220 W. Market St., Warren. MONDAY: 8:30 a.m. to noon, lunch site; 9:30 to 11:30 a.m., line dancing; 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m., cards (poker); 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., exercise class; 1 to 3 p.m., cards (500); 6 to 10 p.m., round dancing. TUESDAY: 8:30 a.m. to noon, lunch site; 9:30 to 11:30 a.m., art (Trumbull Art Gallery); 10 to 11 a.m., chair volleyball; 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m., cards (poker); 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., exercise class; 4:30 p.m., Riverside RR Club; 6 p.m., Stephen Foster Chorus. WEDNESDAY: 8:30 a.m. to noon, lunch site, soup day (bean and ham soup); 9:30 to 11:30 a.m., rhythm band; 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m., cards (pinochle); 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m., cards (poker); 1 to 3 p.m., cards (bridge). THURSDAY: 8:30 a.m. to noon, lunch site; 9:30 to 11:30 a.m., painting classes; 10 to 11 a.m., chair volleyball; 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., exercise class; 11:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., deaf group; 12:30 to 2:30 p.m., bingo. FRIDAY: 8:30 a.m. to noon, 10:30 a.m. tap class, Senior Sensations, lunch site; 1 to 3 p.m., cards (500). Beginner computer classes will be held Wednesdays for $1 per class. Call for reservations. For more information, call 330-399-8846. AUSTINTOWN SENIOR CENTER: 100 Westchester Drive, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday through Friday. Lunch is offered at 11:30 a.m. Monday through Friday on a first-come, first-served basis to seniors 60 and older. Cost is $2 but not required, and the number of meals is limited. Register by 10:30 a.m. at or by calling 330-953-1416. MONDAY: 9:30 a.m., painting class, $5; 10 a.m., bingo; noon, monthly wellness check. TUESDAY: 10 a.m., line dancing with Bea. WEDNESDAY: 9:15 a.m., cards or cornhole; 10 a.m., bingo; noon, tai chi. THURSDAY: 9:30 a.m., yoga, cards, Wii; 50/50 drawing, birthday party; noon, bingo, sponsor Briarfield at Ashley Circle. FRIDAY: 10 a.m., bingo, cornhole, Wii; 11:30 a.m., speaker followed by the taping of the Senior Focus TV show. The Austintown senior center features speakers at . LORDSTOWN SCOPE Rear of Lordstown Elementary School, 1776 Salt Springs Road; 330-824-2173 Open 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday through Friday Call ahead for lunch, which is $3, held at noon each day. Membership is $12 per year/$22 for couple. MONDAY: 10 a.m., Wii bowling; lunch menu — hoagies and gelatin. TUESDAY: 10 a.m., Wii Bowl, bridge or candles, 25-cent bingo; lunch menu — stuffed peppers, soup, bread and fruit. WEDNESDAY: 10 a.m., woodcarving with Frank; 1 p.m., exercise with Rosanne, chair yoga; noon, lunch menu — Salisbury steak, mashed potatoes, carrots, bread. THURSDAY: 10 a.m., bridge, candles or Wii bowling; 7 p.m., bridge night; lunch menu — baked chicken or pork, vegetable, fruit, bread. FRIDAY: 10 a.m., bingo, 25 cents; lunch menu — $3, chicken cacciatore, spaghetti, gelatin. Anyone wishing to start a pinochle group should call the center. Wii games are available every day and can be played from a sitting position. All classes are free.  The center is offering a beginners sketching class for seniors ages 50 and older taught by artist Larry “Jesse” James. The class will be from noon to to 2 p.m. Tuesdays, beginning Sept. 20. Supplies needed are pencil and paper, mechanical compass and a ruler. The fee is $3. Call the center at 330-824-2173 to register and for more information. A SCOPE membership is $12 per year. Visit or contact the center. The Senior Center members will have four craft tables, featuring woodworking and candlemaking, at the annual Lordstown Apple Cider Festival from noon to 8 p.m. Saturday and from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday. The tables will be inside the high school adjacent to the festival grounds. UFCW LOCAL 880 RETIREES SET MEETING: UFCW Local 880 Retirees Club meets the second Tuesday of each month. For more information, call 330-544-5656 or 330-788-2181. BEREAVEMENT SUPPORT GROUP TO MEET: Lake Vista of Cortland Bereavement Support Group meets from 1 to 2 or 6 to 7 p.m. the second Tuesday of each month in the multipurpose room of Park Place. VAN HUFFEL AND VANEX EMPLOYEES TO MEET: Former Van Huffel and Vanex Tube employees meet at 8 a.m. Fridays at Wayside Restaurant, 825 State Road N.W., Champion. For more information, call Jim Franklin at 330-856-4231.


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