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Suzanne Kresser Memorial 5K Run / Walk Saturday now also offering yoga class

STEUBENVILLE – United Way of Jefferson County continues to recruit participants for the inaugural Suzanne Kresser Memorial 5K Run / Walk as part of its fundraising efforts for the 2022 campaign, and there is still time to register for the ‘advance.

It will be held on Saturday at Jim Wood Park in the West End of Steubenville, near the John Scott Freeway. It starts at 8:30 am The cost is $ 20 for adults and $ 15 for students 18 and under.

Online registration can be done at until Friday at 11:59 am. Registration on race day begins at 7:30 a.m.

Miles of Smiles will provide the timing. Running / walking is a rain or shine event.

All participants pre-registered online will receive a T-shirt with any additional T-shirts available on race day until their departure, according to Laura Rauch, Executive Director of United Way, and Tami Cashioli, Chief Financial Officer of United Way.

For those who may not be so interested in walking or running, there is yoga.

Empowered Yoga and Wellness Studio will be offering a 50-minute beginner’s class at the event. It will be moderated by Amanda Gill, instructor.

The same fees apply.

Kresser, a Wintersville resident who was 51 when she died of brain cancer on June 23 at the Valley Hospice Care Center North in Steubenville, had been the executive director of the local United Way for seven years. She was also active in other community activities.

The opening ceremony of the run / walk will include a time for Kresser’s family to deliver remarks.

There will be refreshments for the participants afterwards, and the winners of the run / walk will be awarded with a medal in various age groups.

The event is one of the 2022 campaign fundraisers that runs through January 1 and aims globally to generate $ 350,000 to fund 13 member agencies.

The event committee includes Rauch and Cashioli in addition to Nora Boyles, Christy Holmes, Ginny Zoric, Gary Stubbs, Brian Moss and Tom Timmons.

While the race will be an opportunity to honor Kresser’s memory and raise funds for the campaign, it will also be an opportunity for member agencies to set up booths and raise awareness of the many ways they serve residents. from Jefferson County.

United Way member agencies are A Caring Place Child Advocacy Center; Place of a child CASA Ltd .; VIVANT Inc .; American Red Cross, Ohio River Council; Coleman Professional Center Inc., Visitor Center; Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library; Family and Community Services Inc., RSVP program; Family and Recovery Services Inc .; Ohio Valley Health Center; Ohio Valley Youth Network, Sycamore Center; Smithfield Friends Evangelical Church, Pantry; Saint-Joseph Church, WEBA awareness-raising pantry; Toronto Services Committee; United Sole / lace up for kids; and Missions Vagabondes.

For more information about United Way, including to donate, call (740) 284-9000 or email [email protected]

Hancock Democratic Women Launches Online Auction Today

WEIRTON – The Hancock County Democratic Women held their monthly meeting on August 25 at Bob Evans Restaurant, Three Springs Drive, Weirton. President Teresa McCombs opened the meeting and welcomed those present.

The reports of the secretary and treasurer were read and accepted. The treasurer’s report will be tabled for verification.

It has been decided that the club’s stock exchange will be dissolved until further notice.

The group voted to revert the monthly meetings to Monday at 5 p.m. at the Bob Evans restaurant.

The “Ready for Fall Online Auction” fundraising was discussed further. Members were asked to donate at least one or two items for the basket to assemble at today’s meeting. The online auction will run on the Hancock County Democratic Women’s website from today, and the auction will continue until November 1. Winners will be announced on November 1 and do not need to be present.

A nominating committee has been appointed to nominate the officers for the next year. The list of leaders will be announced at today’s meeting.

The installation of the new officers will take place at Mario’s Restaurant on Main Street, Weirton, at 5 p.m. on November 5.

Today’s meeting is at the Bob Evans Restaurant with dinner at 5 p.m. for those who want to eat. Business meeting starts at 6 p.m.

Women Democrats are campaigning for membership and welcoming new members. Prospective members must be a Democrat residing in Hancock County. The annual membership fee is $ 10 payable upon membership. Meetings are held on the third Monday of the month at the Bob Evans Restaurant. For more information, contact President Kathy Link by phone at (724) 544-6063 or by email at

Wellsburg Church of the Nazarene hosts Saturday clearance sale

WELLSBURG – The Church of the Nazarene in Wellsburg, located at 835 Washington Pike, in Wellsburg, will be holding a clearance sale from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday. All proceeds will go to the Nazarene missionaries of the church.

The Salvation Army accepts

vacation assistance requests

The Salvation Army will be accepting requests for Thanksgiving and Christmas help from September 20 to October 29.

Call (304) 737-0071 to make an appointment to apply in Brooke County and (304) 748-4310 to apply in Weirton and Hancock County.

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