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EAST LIVERPOOL — TOPS 1390 met on Aug. 20 at the Oakland Free Methodist Church located at 1551 Etruria Street. The meeting opened with the TOPS and KOPS pledges. Minutes and treasurer’s report from the Aug. 13 meeting were read and approved.
Wanda Price and Vesta Ferlaino were the weekly best losers and Naomi Cowsert was the runner-up.
The no-nos for the week are potato chips and cookies.
Price received a gift for turning in five weight loss ribbons.
Mildred Elliott won the 50/50 drawing and the dimes and calorie chart drawings were held over. The calorie chart drawing will be worth double next week.
Karen Brereton won the monthly gift basket raffle of healthy snacks.
Price and Florence Smith each received a gift for winning the “Dress Your Doll” contest. A new check contest began.
All of the members discussed the Christmas Party and decided to look for a place for it to be held. Further discussion will be held at a later date.
For our program: Ann McGee shared the article “What the Heck is a Keto Diet” A productive group discussion followed.
The chapter meets every Tuesday with weigh-in at 4 p.m. Visitors, new and former members are always welcome. Any questions, call 330-385-2736.
The meeting closed with prayer requests and the Lord’s Prayer.
EAST LIVERPOOL — TOPS 2231 met at Always Best Care, 1324 St. Clair on Aug. 20 with leader Tonnie Slagle presiding. The meeting opened with pledges and roll call.
Pam Fouse read the secretary report and Cassie Stephens read the Treasurer report. Both were approved as read.
Anita Kukich was the KOPS best loser. KOPS in leeway are Kukich, Stephens, Slagle, Verla Betteridge and Carolyn Hager.
The no-nos are got to eat breakfast and no pastries.
Betteridge won the calorie charts, Mary Wolf won the dimes and Stephens won the 50/50.
Fouse read an article on “12 Vitamins You Need As You Age.”
The meeting closed with prayer requests followed by the Lord’s Prayer. New and former members are always welcome on Tuesdays at 5 p. m.
NEW CUMBERLAND — The regular meeting of the Hancock County Museum Commission was called to order at 6 p.m. at the museum by President Vivian Weigel who also led in the pledge to the flag.
Those attending were: Vivian Weigel, John Brenneman, Joe Ghenne, Bob and Linda McNeil, Marcus Trelaine, Susan Welch. and Doris Cameron.
Minutes of the previous meeting were approved as corrected. (Donations listed in last months minutes incorrectly identified the gift of scrapbooks and news clippings. Those items were given by Joyce Frain, and a gift of a wartime nurses woolen cape was given by Judy Tate.)
Treasurer Bob McNeil presented the financial statement which was placed on file for audit.
Old Business: Brenneman gave an updated report on the water heater project. He reported he is working with Maureen Vulgamore on loaning items to the VFW for the Last Man Event in November.
McNeil reported hosting Barb Zimnox at the museum in preparation for seeking grant funding. She and Brenneman are working on preservation of donated scrapbooks. She announced she will be concluding her series of museum articlesin :Our Hometown News” in October and suggested someone new continue or seek guest columnists.
In the absence of Janet Keller she sent word that contact had been made with the genealogy society and plans are being considered for a joint ice cream social.
New Business: Weigel reported a special tour is being arranged for the Class Reunion of the 60s on Aug. 9 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. and hosts are ready to welcome this group.
Susan Welch moved we hire a monthly maintenance person to help with housekeeping chores.
The group decided to participate in the annual Riverfest, featuring old fashioned games and several members volunteered to work the booth. A member of the Museum Commission will contact the Hancock County Commissioners regarding presentation of an annual update of Museum activities.
The next meeting is scheduled for Sept. 5, at the museum. We invite and welcome anyone interested in sharing the history of our county.
CALCUTTA — The Calcutta Lions Club held their regularly scheduled meeting at the Peter Metrovich Community Center on Aug. 13, with 22 members in attendance. Chaplain and Lion Marianne Wolf led the invocation. The Pledge of Allegiance was said by all.
The guest speakers were Ruth Rusnak and Tawnya Myrick from the Columbiana County Child Support division.
Minutes were handed out by Lion Joe Hall and they were accepted as presented.
We have Steelers tickets available for sale. They are $5. The game is for Dec. 1, at Pittsburgh. They are playing the Cleveland Browns. The winner will receive 2 tickets plus $200 cash and $100 gas card.
Our club will be holding a Health Expo from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Oct. 19, at Beaver Local. Free admission.
King Lion Wayne presented pins to Lions Janice Reeder for sponsoring a member who has remained in the club for two years and a day and to Jerry Barnes and Bonny Chamberlain for sponsoring a member who has remained in the club for three years and a day.
We will be providing free eye screenings during the Beaver Local Back-To-School bash that is to be held from 3-6 p.m. Friday, Aug. 23.
Lion Carissa Grady won the 50/50.
The meeting was adjourned at 8:05 p.m.