Breakfast Optimist Club of Cuyahoga Falls

The Breakfast Optimist Club of Cuyahoga Falls meets Tuesdays from 7 to 8 a.m. at the Silver Lake Country Club, 1325 Graham Road.

From sponsoring youth athletic programs and recognizing exceptional youth in middle school and high school, to recognizing outstanding police officers, Optimist Clubs are responding to the community.

For more information, call Mitch Bednarek at 330-686-0994.

British American Club

The British American Club at 8564 Ravenna Road in Twinsburg offers English-style fish and chips from 6 to 8 p.m. on the first and third Friday of each month.

For questions or more information, call 330-963-6370 or 440-237-3913.

Heart of Ohio

Rehearsals for the Heart of Ohio women's a cappella show chorus take place Mondays at 7:30 p.m. at the Twin Falls United Methodist Church.

The barbershop chorus, which is led by master director David Wallace, is looking for women of all ages in the greater Akron area who want to have fun singing and performing in a four-part harmony a cappella chorus.

Women in the community are invited to drop in at a rehearsal any Monday at 7:30 p.m. at the Twin Falls United Methodist Church, 60 N. River Road in Munroe Falls.

For additional information, call Phyllis Falkenstein at 330-633-8705 or go to

The Laughing Club

of Northeast Ohio

The Laughing Club of Northeast Ohio meets every Saturday at the Cuyahoga Falls Library, at 2015 Third St., at 10 a.m., and welcomes new participants.

The Laughing Club is available to make appearances at civic and business events.

For more information, contact Carol Bailey-Floyd at 330-836-4456 or or Craig Tatton at 330-929-1572 or

Martin B-26 Society

The Martin B-26 Society meets the third Thursday of every month at noon, at the University of Akron Martin Center, located on Fir Street in Akron.

Due to the high rate of passing of World War II veterans, the group has been opened to all who are interested in aviation and military affairs.

Lunch is offered for $10.25, followed by a short business session and then a guest speaker.

For more information or reservations, call Ernest Port at 330-688-5784.

Moms Club of Stow

Those interested in joining the Moms Club of Stow, should call Tara Triana at 330-688-1804 or Jessica Plymale at 330-677-6508.

The Moms Club of Stow is a non-profit support group for stay-at-home mothers.

A New Beginning

A social group for widows and widowers of all ages meets for breakfast and conversation every Saturday at 8 a.m. at Grinders, 4240 Hudson Drive in Stow.

For additional information, call 330-929-5430.

New Hope Center for Support and Recovery

The New Hope Center for Support and Recovery offers a divorce recovery group Tuesdays from 7:15 to 8:45 p.m.

For more information, call 330-697-5250. Ask for David Klein, the founding director of "When the Vow Breaks," "Learning to be Unmarried" and "Techniques for Co-Parenting."

Nicotine Anonymous

A Nicotine Anonymous meeting takes place Tuesdays at 7:30 p.m. in the Stow United Methodist Church, 4880 Fishcreek Road.

The meeting takes place downstairs.

For more information, call Connie at 330-926-1060.

Stow Blanketeers

The Stow Blanketeers meet on the second and fourth Wednesday of each month, excluding July.

The 30 or so ladies who make up the Stow Blanketeers is in need of community support. The group is asking for donated yarn or cash donations for the purchase of material.

The Stow Blanketeers knitted and crocheted a total of 125 blankets during the 2006 year, which were donated to local shelters.

For donations or information, call Margrit Portaria at 330-677-5511 or Dottie Wiley at 330-688-8866.

Stow-Munroe Falls Lions Club

The Stow-Munroe Falls Lions Club meets on the second and fourth Tuesday each month at 6:30 p.m. at On Tap Restaurant, 4396 Kent Road in Stow.

The meetings start with dinner, followed by a speaker or a business meeting.

Those interested in finding out more about the Lions Club should call Dale at 330-655-0880.

Stow-Munroe Falls Newcomers Club

The Stow-Munroe Falls Newcomers Club is open to new and established women of the community, as well as those residing in surrounding neighborhoods.

The club offers a wide variety of activities for members and their families, which include social events, community service projects, special guest speakers and field trips. Interested ladies are encouraged to try out the club before committing to join.

The club meets at Stow Presbyterian Church at 4150 Fishcreek Road.

For more information about the club, such as upcoming events or how to become a member, call Jean at 330-926-0681 or Karen at 330-688-1082.

Stress and Tension

are Relieved

Stress and Tension are Relieved, a group for women, meets for friendly gatherings and socialization once every three weeks and sponsors occasional outings.

For more information, call K.H. at 330-686-9927 or Val at 330-688-5309.

Tree City Toastmasters

The Tree City Toastmasters, the local branch of Toastmasters International, meets in the Kevin Coleman Building at 5982 Rhodes Road (across from Gabriel Brothers) in Kent from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Mondays.

For more information, call Barb Tittle at 330-677-1845.


Investment Club

The Wampum Investment Club meets the third Wednesday of every month from 7 to 9 p.m. in the Stow-Munroe Falls Public Library, 3512 Darrow Road in Stow.

The club belongs to the National Association of Investors Corporation, which has 16,000 investment clubs and 165,000 members. A small monthly investment from each member is combined to build and manage a growing portfolio of stocks.

For more information, call Ed at 330-688-4132 or Walt at 330-650-0298.