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Area Clubs

January 22, 2014
Marietta Times
Some area clubs and the most recent information available about each include:

Alcoholics Anonymous: Discussion group, meets 8 p.m. Wednesdays at Noble County Health Choices, Olive Street, Caldwell.

Al-Anon for Couples: Meets 7:30 p.m., Wednesdays at the Medical Center community room, North Kennebec, across from Mark Rest Center, McConnelsville. Group is for couples whose lives are somehow affected by alcohol/drugs (non-smoking).

Alliance For the Mentally Ill of Washington County: Support group meets 7 p.m., second and fourth Tuesdays, at office above Flanders Brothers Insurance, 220 1/2 Putnam St., Marietta.

Alpha Delta Kappa, Alpha Chi: To enlighten local women educators regarding local, state, national and international happenings and to provide an opportunity for local women educators to play a positive role in functions of the community. Meets at 7 p.m. the first Wednesday of each month, September through May, at Washington Elementary School library.

Alzheimer’s Support Group: Meets 7 p.m., second Tuesday at Harmar Place, 401 Harmar St.; Heather Thomas, (740) (740) 376-5600.

American Association of University Women, Marietta Branch: To promote equity for women, education and self-development over the lifespan and positive societal change. Meets at 7:30 p.m. the second Monday of each month at the Betsey Mills Club. American Legion Auxiliary Unit 750: Meets 7:30 p.m. the second Wednesday of each month at the post home in Lowell.

American Legion Post 64: Meets at 8 p.m., first and third Wednesdays of each month at the post home, Eighth and Wooster streets, Marietta.

American Sternwheel Association: To help keep alive the Americana of the paddlewheel boat. Meets second weekend in January, March, May, July, September and November at the Lafayette Hotel.

American Union Lodge 1: Meets at 7 p.m., third Monday of each month at the Masonic Temple on Front Street, Marietta.

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder Support Group: Meets 6 p.m., Tuesdays at First Congregational Church, 318 Front St. For more information, call Trilla Williams or Tammie Boston, (740) (740) 374-6989.

Belpre Holiday Lights Festival Committee: Meets at 6 p.m., third Monday of each month at the Belpre Area Chamber of Commerce. Everyone is invited to attend.

Belpre Women’s Club: To bring women together so they can use their energies and abilities to benefit civic, cultural, educational and social welfare. Meets 7 p.m. first Thursday of each month at Peoples Bank in Belpre. To join, contact any officer or member.

Bereavement Support Group: Sponsored by St. Joseph’s Hospital and the Hospice Association of Parkersburg. Meets 7 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesdays at Trinity Episcopal Church, Parkersburg.

Bereavement Support Group: Meets 7 to 8:30 p.m., third Thursday, Memorial Hospital's Outreach Services meeting room.

Bertha Reed Senior Citizens Club of Bartlett: Meets at noon, second Saturday of each month at Bartlett United Methodist Church for a potluck meal. Meat is supplied.

Beverly Lions Club: To assist in eye-related fields, such as purchasing eyeglasses for the needy, and to contribute to eye research and training for visually handicapped and pilot dogs. Meets 6:30 p.m. first and third Thursdays of each month, September through first week in June, at Waterford Township Emergency Squad building. To join, contact any member or attend a meeting as a guest.

Biblical Archaeology Society: Meets 7:30 p.m., third Monday of each month at Vienna Public Library in Vienna, W.Va.

Blennerhassett Area Radio Control Club: To encourage participation in and for the enjoyment of the sport of model aviation. Meets 7:30 p.m. first and third Tuesdays of each month at Belpre Public Library.

Blues, Jazz and Folk Music Society: To promote an appreciation of traditional American music in the Mid-Ohio Valley. Meets at 7 p.m. last Tuesday of each month at the Lafayette Hotel. To join, send name to Blues, Jazz and Folk Music Society, P.O. Box 2122, Marietta.

Boy Scouts: Troop 207 — meets 7:30 p.m., Mondays, upstairs educational building, Gilman United Methodist Church; Troop 215 — meets 6:30 p.m., Mondays at Williamstown First United Methodist Church, Fifth Street and Williams Avenue; Troop 203 — meets 7 p.m. Tuesdays at Norwood Methodist Church; Troop 233 — meets 6:30 p.m. Tuesdays at Lowell Christian Church;

Business and Professional Women: To raise the standards for working women and to keep women informed of changes affecting them. Dinner at 6 p.m. and meeting at 7 p.m. the second Wednesday of each month at the Betsey Mills Club. Campus Martius Girl Scouts: To help girls put into practice the fundamental principles of the Girl Scout movement. Girls ages 5 through 17 may join. Call Kathy Bartlett at (740) (740) 373-9001.

Candlelighters of the Mid-Ohio Valley: Parent support network for families affected by childhood cancer. Meets 2 to 4 p.m. third Sunday of each month, Westminster Presbyterian Church, 708 54th St., Vienna, W.Va. For more information, call (304) 295-9608 or (304) 485-4443.

Codependents Anonymous: Meets at 7:30 p.m., Mondays, Trinity Episcopal Church, 430 Juliana St., Parkersburg; meets at 7:30 p.m., Thursdays, at First Congregational Church, 318 Front St., Marietta; meets at 10 a.m., Saturdays, at Marietta Memorial Hospital, second floor classroom;

Coolville Carthage Troy Alumni Association: Meets third Monday of each month at Coolville Route 2, 2731 Lottridge Road. For more information, call Ledra Tanner, (740) 667-3781.

Daytime Newcomers Club of Marietta: To promote interest in the city and to welcome area newcomers. Meets for luncheon second Thursday of each month and coffee on fourth Thursday of each month. Members must have lived in the Marietta area less than two years.

Delta Kappa Gamma Society International: To unite and honor key women educators. Meets second Thursday of each month, September through May, at the Betsey Mills Club. Membership is by invitation.

DeMolay: Meets at 7:30 p.m., third Wednesday of each month at Marietta Masonic Temple.

Disabled American Veterans, Pioneer City Chapter 52: Meets 7 p.m., second Monday, at DAV Hall on Washington County 336, off Ohio 821. For more information, call (740) 374-4507.

Epilepsy Parent Support Group: Sponsored by Epilepsy Association of Southeastern Ohio, group meets at noon, fourth Thursday. For meeting location and additional information, call (740) 374-8876.

Ewing Chapter, Sons of the American Revolution: A patriotic, historical and educational group on the American Revolution. Meets fourth Thursday of September, January, February, March, April and May and third Thursday of November at Meigs County Museum in Pomeroy. Members must have direct blood relationship to someone who fought for the American cause in the Revolution.

55 Plus: To provide health and education programs. Members must be at least 55 years of age. To join, call 55 Plus, (740) 374-1634.

Fraternal Order of Eagles 458: Aerie and auxiliary meeting is 7:30 p.m., first and third Wednesdays, at 171 Front St., Marietta.

Harmar Rowing Club: Meets 7 p.m., Third Tuesday of each month, at the Carl L. Broughton Boat House on Gilman Avenue. For more information, call (740) 374-9226.

The Harmony Express Chorus of Sweet Adelines International rehearses every Tuesday from 7:00-9:00 pm the Emmanuel Baptist Church, 1710 23rd St., Parkersburg. All ladies who enjoy singing are invited to attend. For more information, call (740) 984-2190 (evenings) or (304) 428-4406. Ability to read music is not required.

HIV/AIDS support group: For people living with HIV and AIDS, meets at 7 p.m. Mondays; prospective members must call (740) 374-6338 between 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays and ask for Anna. All potential members are screened. Only first names are required. The group is open to anyone who has tested positive for HIV.

Home Builders Association of Washington County: To strive to be a communicative and practical tool for promotion for the member businesses and ideas and to watch over the building industry as a whole. Meets second Tuesday of each month at various locations. To join, contact any member.

Humane Society of the Ohio Valley: To create public sentiment in favor of enacting and enforcing laws for the prevention of cruelty to animals; to provide shelter, food and protection for homeless animals; and to find loving homes for them. Board of directors meets 7:30 p.m. second Wednesday of each month at the East Ohio Gas Co. meeting room, 324 Fourth St. To join, mail a donation to HSOV, P.O. Box 5, Marietta.

International Order of Job’s Daughters, Bethel 40: To provide a structured environment for learning and lessons of life, to reinforce discipline, loyalty, teamwork, self-confidence, public speaking skills, organizational and interpersonal relations skills and to enlarge members’ circles of friends. Meets at 7 p.m. the first and third Tuesdays of each month at the Masonic Temple, Front Street, Marietta. To join, ask any member for a petition form.

IOOF Oddfellows Lodge 67: Meets 7:30 p.m., second and fourth Mondays, at 161 Front St., Marietta.

Kiwanis Club of Marietta, Meets every Tuesday at noon at the Gilman United Methodist Church. Everyone Welcome to attend, Membership by invitation. Knights of Columbus: To promote charity, unity, fraternity and patriotism. Meets 7:30 p.m. first and third Tuesdays of each month in the K of C Hall, Gilman and Maple streets. To join, contact any member.

Knights of Pythias, Buell Lodge 395: Meets 8 p.m., first Tuesday, at the lodge hall. L-A Fire/Rescue Auxiliary: To assist the L-A Fire Department in projects. Meets 7 p.m. first Monday of each month at the L-A Fire House in Lowell. To join, contact any officer or attend a meeting.

La Leche League of the Mid-Ohio Valley: Meets 10 a.m., second Friday, at Christ United Methodist Church, Third and Wooster streets, Marietta. Lending library also available. Babies welcome at meetings. For more information, call (740) 374-5786. LAMB Crime Alert Group: Group is part of Washington County Neighborhood Watch. Meets at 1 p.m., second Tuesday, at St. John’s Evangelical Church, Fourth Street, Lowell.

Little Hocking Garden Club: To promote interest in growing and arranging flowers, civic beautification, growing and using herbs and nature study. Meets second Tuesday of each month at members’ homes. To join, contact any member. Lowell American Legion Post 750: Meets 8 p.m., first and third Tuesdays, at the post home on Ohio 60, Lowell.

Lowell Community Senior Citizens: Meets noon, second Tuesday, at St. John’s Church, Fourth Street, Lowell. All senior citizens welcome. Loyal Order of Moose, Marietta Lodge 1823: Purpose is to provide a fraternal organization for members. Meets second and fourth Tuesdays of each month at 208 Third St.

Lydia Circle: Meets at 7 p.m. fourth Monday of each month at Lowell United Methodist Church. All ladies of the church are welcome.

Marietta Ad Club: To promote social and fraternal needs of members through the establishment of a framework within which members may meet and be educated, entertained and informed by various programs of interest. Meets at noon every Wednesday, September through May, at the Lafayette Hotel. To join, contact any officer or member.

Marietta Alzheimer’s Disease Family Support Group: Meets 2 p.m., second Saturday, at Central Christian Church, 807 Colegate Drive, Marietta. For more information, call Heather Thomas, (740) 376-5600, or Ruth Kile Miller, (740) 374-8833.

Marietta Amateur Radio Club: Meets second Tuesday of each month. For more information, Gene Gildow at 585-2096, or Barb Jett at (740) 374-2393. Marietta Area Jaycees: To assist in community and individual development. Meets 8 p.m. first Wednesday of each month at Jaycees Estates, Building 2. Anyone between ages 21 and 39 is welcome to attend. For more information, call (740) 376-9626.

Marietta Calligraphy Society: Meets 7:30 p.m., first Tuesday every month except July and August, at First Presbyterian Church, Marietta.

Marietta Civitan Club: Purpose is to assist youth, handicapped, seniors and the community. Meets at 6:30 p.m. second and fourth Thursdays at the Oak Grove Community Building. To join, contact any member or attend a meeting.

Marietta Clown Club: To spread smiles. Meets second Monday of each month. For more information, call Carolyn Miller at (740) 585-2634 or write Marietta Clown Club, P.O. Box 2136, Marietta, Ohio 45750.

Marietta College Women’s Club: Coffee group, meets 10 a.m. first Wednesday, October through May, at various members’ homes.

Marietta Community Concert Association: To bring national and international music artists to Marietta. Meets 2 p.m. second Sunday of each month at Betsey Mills Club parlor.

Marietta Evening Lions Club: To provide vision-related project funding and action, funding for the Marietta Middle School Quest program and community projects. Meets 7 p.m. first and third Tuesdays, September through June. To join, contact any member. Board approval is necessary.

Marietta Gideons: Meets at 6:30 p.m., third Saturday of each month at the Marietta Holiday Inn.

Marietta Noon Lions Club: To raise money for sight-saving programs. Meets at noon on Fridays in the Lafayette Hotel. To join, contact any member.

Marietta Photographic Society: To promote the enjoyment of photography and improve skills in composition, technique and impact of photos. Meets 7:30 p.m. second Tuesday of each month at various locations.

Marietta Rotary Club: To encourage the ideal of service as a worthy enterprise, to foster high ethical standards, advance international understanding, good will and peace. Meets at noon on Thursdays at the Marietta Country Club. Must be proposed by a current member to fill a vacancy in the classification of his or her profession.

Marietta Tiger Athletic Boosters: Meets 7:30 p.m. third Tuesday of each month at the Marietta High School cafeteria, Davis Avenue, Marietta. Group is open to all parents of Marietta City Schools athletes.

Mary Bird Lake Chapter, U.S. Daughters of the War of 1812: To search out and mark graves of veterans of the War of 1812. Meets last Saturday on alternate months. Members must be a descendant of a man who served in the War of 1812 or who held public office.

Mary Gardner Owen Society, Children of the American Revolution: To acquire a knowledge of American history, preserve places of historical importance, honor the flag and the memories of those who rendered service to American independence and promote the celebration of patriotic anniversaries. Members must be under 21 and be able to trace their ancestry to someone who rendered aid to American independence.

Matamoras Area Historical Society Inc.: Regular meetings are 7 p.m. second Friday of each month at the Matamoras museum.

Men’s Group: Meets 7:30 to 9:30 p.m., first and third Wednesdays of each month at First Unitarian Universalist Society of Marietta, 232 Third St. The group is open to all men. Issues facing men today are discussed.

Mid-Ohio Valley AIDS Task Force: Meets 6 p.m., third Wednesday, at the Red Cross building, Eighth and Market streets, Parkersburg. For more information, call JoAnne Kowalski, (304) 485-4803.

Mid-Ohio Valley Beekeepers Association: Meets at 7 p.m., fourth Monday of each month at Washington County Career Center, Ohio 676.

Mid-Ohio Valley Chapter, Toughlove International: Parent support group meets 7 p.m., Tuesdays at Christ United Methodist Church, Third and Wooster streets, Marietta.

Mid-Ohio Valley Players: To offer live theater for area residents at the community theater. Meets 7:30 p.m. first Monday of each month at Players Theater, 229 Putnam St. To join, attend a meeting.

Mid-Ohio Valley Support Group, for foster, adoptive and prospective adoptive families: Meets 7 p.m., third Wednesday, at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church library, Second Street, Marietta. Group is for the families only. For more information, call Marilyn Lane, 984-4175.

Nursing Mothers Support Group: Meets 7 p.m., third Monday, at the HERS conference room at St. Joseph’s Hospital, Parkersburg. Group is for expectant mothers and new mothers who are interested in information about breastfeeding. Nursing babies are welcome at meetings. For more information, call (304) 464-5339.

Ohio Horseman’s Council: To promote the interests and to address the needs of area people interested in horses. Meets at the Christ United Methodist Church at Third and Wooster streets in Marietta the first Thursday of each month. To join, attend a meeting.

Overeaters Anonymous: Meets 7 p.m., Sundays at Selby General Hospital conference room, 1106 Colegate Drive.

Parents and Friends of the Hearing Impaired: Meets 7:30 p.m., third Tuesday, at Easter Seal Society of the River Cities, 609 Putnam St., Marietta. Anyone interested is welcome. For more information, call (740) 374-8876.

Parents, Families & Friends of Lesbians and Gays: Meets 7 p.m., fourth Tuesday, at Red Cross building, Canteen Room, Eighth and Market streets, Parkersburg. For more information, call Diann Hoffman, (304) 375-7939, Ruth Tepley, (304) 424-6378, or Charles Upshaw, (740) 373-7313.

Parkersburg Chapter, West Virginia Poetry Society: Meets at 12:30 p.m., first Saturday, at Wayside United Methodist Church parish hall, 30th Street and Grand Central Avenue, Vienna, W.Va.

Pioneer Ladies Civitan Club: Meets 7 p.m. first Thursday and third Tuesday of each month at the Civitan Clubhouse, Washington County Fairgrounds. For more information, call Connie Grimes at (740) 373-5791.

Poets Society of Marietta: Meets at 7:30 p.m., second Wednesday, at the Betsey Mills Club parlor. To join or attend, call Dianne Vezza, (740) 376-0056.

Prose Workshop: Meets third Thursday of each month. For more information, call Sandy Tritt, (304) 428-1218.

Reno Civic Organization: Meets at 7 p.m., last Tuesday of each month at The Inn at Marietta in Reno.

River Harmony Chapter, (women’s barbershop chorus): Meets 7 p.m. Mondays at Ewing School in Marietta. All women who enjoy singing invited to attend rehearsals. Ability to read music is not required.

Scenic Hills Lions Club: Meets 6:30 p.m., first Wednesday of each month, September through June, at Veto Presbyterian Church.

Secular Organization of Sobriety: A non-religious alternative to Alcoholics Anonymous, group meets 8 p.m., Fridays in basement of First Unitarian Universalist Society, Third and Putnam streets, Marietta.

Southeast Ohio Chapter, National Wild Turkey Federation: Monthly meeting is 7:30 p.m. third Thursday of each month at the East Ohio Gas Co. office, 324 Fourth St. Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War, Gov. Dennison Camp: To study and educate others about the Union Army. Meets at 6:30 p.m. the second Tuesday of February, May and November at Ponderosa restaurant in Jackson. To join, contact any member for an application.

Stepping Stones for Ohio Valley College: To raise funds for Ohio Valley College in Parkersburg. Meets at 7:30 p.m. first Tuesday of each month at Sixth and Washington Streets Church of Christ fellowship room in Marietta.

Stroke Support Group: Meets 6 p.m., second Tuesday, at Marietta Memorial Hospital, in-patient rehabilitation dining room. For more information, (740) 374-1464.

Support Group for Grandparents: Support group for grandparents who have lost access to their grandchildren; meets 7 to 9 p.m., second Monday, at 115 Second St. (rear); (740) 374-7792.

Survivors of Incest Anonymous: Meets 7:30 to 9 p.m., first Tuesday of each month at 304 38th St., Vienna, W.Va. All survivors, age 18 or older, women and men, invited. Survivors of Suicide Support Group: Meets 7 p.m., third Monday, at East Ohio Gas Co., 324 Fourth St., Marietta (enter by the side door). For more information, call (740) 374-2481.

Three Rivers PC-SIG Computer User Group: Meets 7 p.m. second Tuesday. All area computer users welcome. For more information, call (304) 485-7068 or 678-8397.

Together In Pride: Open forum for discussion of issues of gay, lesbian and bisexual orientations. Group meets Sunday evenings. For more information, call Aaron Payson, (740) 373-1238.

TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly): OH 748, meets at 7 p.m., Mondays, Lawrence Baptist Church, Ohio 26, Marietta; OH 1884, Lower Salem, meets at 10 a.m., Mondays, Warner United Church of Christ; OH 1758, Malta, meets at 6 p.m. Mondays at Pilgrim Bible Church, 411 Main St.; OH 1852, Chesterhill, meets at 6 p.m. Mondays at Church of Christ; OH 399, meets 7 p.m., Tuesdays at First Church of the Nazarene, Family Life Building, Colegate Drive and Mill Creek Road, Marietta; OH 1822, meets 9:30 a.m., Tuesdays, at First Church of the Nazarene, Marietta; OH 1809, Waterford, meets 6 p.m., Thursdays at Waterford Nazarene Church; OH 1458, McConnelsville, 7:30 p.m. Tuesdays at Tunnel Hill Community Building; TOPS OH 839, Lower Salem, meets at 6:30 p.m., Thursdays, at First United Church of Christ, Ohio 821, Warner; OH 1405, McConnelsville, meets 10 a.m. Thursdays at Morgan County Health Department meeting room, Kennebec Avenue; OH 1402, Caldwell, meets at 7:30 p.m. Thursdays, Methodist Church Annex; OH 1889, Cutler, meets 12:45 p.m. Sundays at Cutler Mission dining hall.

Together in Pride: Open forum to discuss issues of gay, lesbian and bisexual lifestyles. Meets every Sunday evening. For more information, contact Aaron Payson, (740) 373-1238.

Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 5108: A fraternal, patriotic, historical and educational group. Meets at 7:45 p.m. first and third Mondays of each month at the post home. To join, take or mail a copy of DD-214 form to the post at 319 Pike St.

Washington County Arthritis Branch: Meets 4:30 p.m., second Tuesday, at Betsey Mills Club library.

Washington County Chapter, Ohio Genealogical Society: To gather and publish data for genealogical research purposes and to help others find their “roots.” Meets at 2 p.m. third Saturday of each month at Second Congregational Churh, Ohio 26.

Washington County Extension Homemakers: To educate members. Meets at 10 a.m. first Tuesday of each month, September through May, at the Washington County Courthouse. To join, contact Kathryn K. Chenoweth at the Extension Office, 202 Davis Ave., (740) 376-7431.

Washington County Family and Children First Council: Meets 1:30 p.m., third Wednesday, at 202 Davis Ave., Marietta. For more information, call Cindy Davis, (740) 376-7081.

Washington County Habitat for Humanity: Meets at 7 p.m., third Tuesday of each month at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, 320 Second St., in the church library at the rear south corner of the parish hall. Visitors are welcome.

The Washington County Multiple Sclerosis Support Group meets the first Tuesday of each month at 6:15 p.m. at the O'Neill Senior Center on Fourth Street in Marietta. Contacts are Janice Pottmeyer, 896-2380 and Judy Allen, 374-2146.

Washington County Red Cross AIDS Task Force: Meets 5:30 p.m., second Tuesday, at the Red Cross building, Marietta.

Washington County Retired Teachers Association: To continue teacher interest in education in Ohio and Washington County. Meets at noon second Wednesday in January, April, June, October and December.

Waterford Boy Scout Troop 222: To promote character development, citizenship training, personal fitness, leadership development and adventure. Meets 7 to 8:30 p.m. on Wednesdays at the Waterford Grange Hall basement.

Waterford Grange 231: Meets for potluck dinner, 6:30 p.m., second and fourth Mondays of each month at the grange hall.

Weight Watchers: Meets at 9 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. Mondays and 9 a.m., 11:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. Thursdays at the Knights of Columbus, 301 Gilman St.; 11:30 a.m. Mondays at First Congregational Church, 318 Front St.; meets at 5:30 p.m., Mondays, Marietta Family YMCA, 300 Seventh St.; 5:30 p.m., Mondays, at Waterford Church of the Nazarene, Marquis Avenue; meets at 11:30 a.m., Thursdays, Marietta Family YMCA, 300 Seventh St.

Western Washington County Historical Society: Meets at 7 p.m., second Thursday, at the Barlow Branch of the Washington County Public Library.

Widowed Persons Service: To help widowed people deal with grief and to get on with their lives. Meets third Sunday of each month at St. Paul’s United Church of Christ and every Thursday at Tally Ho restaurant. Call any officer or Marietta Senior Citizens Club.

Williamstown Area Kiwanis Club: Meets at 6 p.m., Tuesdays, at Mary’s Plane View Restaurant, Wood County Airport. For more information, call Charles Ash, (304) 422-7207.

Women of the Moose Chapter 1363: Meets at 8 p.m., second and fourth Thursdays, at Farmer Hall at Marietta Moose Lodge.

Writers Workshop: Meets the second Thursday of each month. Workshops are sponsored by the Ohio Valley Literary Group. For time and location, call (304) 422-7700.

Zonta Club of Marietta and Environs: To promote the status of women. Meets 7:30 p.m. on second and fourth Thursdays in the Lafayette Hotel. Membership is by invitation.

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