Breakfast Optimist Club of Cuyahoga FallsThe 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 ClubThe 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 OhioRehearsals 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, 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 www.heartofohiosings.org.The Laughing Club of Northeast OhioThe Laughing Club of Northeast Ohio meets every Saturday at the Cuyahoga Falls Library, located at 2015 Third St., at 10 a.m., and welcomes new participants. The club is available to make appearances at civic and business events.For more information about Akron's World Laughter Day celebration, contact Bailey-Floyd at 330-836-4456 or firstname.lastname@example.org or Craig Tatton at 330-929-1572 or email@example.com.Martin B-26 SocietyThe 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 additional information or to make reservations, call Ernest Port at 330-688-5784.A New BeginningA social group for widows and widowers of all ages will meet for breakfast and conversation every Saturday at 8 a.m. at Grinder's, 4240 Hudson Drive in Stow. For additional information, call 330-929-5430.New Hope Center for Support and RecoveryThe New Hope Center for Support and Recovery offers a divorce recovery group Mondays from 7:30 to 9 p.m.Call 330-688-9999 for registration information.Nicotine AnonymousA 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 BlanketeersThe Stow Blanketeers meet on the second and fourth Wednesday of each month, excluding June.The group of 30 or so ladies who make up the Stow Blanketeers are 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.Stow-Munroe Falls Newcomers ClubThe 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, including social events, community service projects, special guest speakers and field trips.Interested ladies are encouraged to try out the club before committing to joining. For more information about the club, call Jean at 330-926-0681 or Karen at 330-688-1082.Stress and Tension are RelievedStress 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 ToastmastersThe 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 additional information, call Barb Tittle at 330-677-1845.Wampum Investment ClubThe Wampum Investment Club meets the third Wednesday of every month from 7 to 9 p.m. in the Stow-Munroe Falls Public Library, located at 3512 Darrow Road in Stow.The club belongs to the National Association of Investors Corporation, which currently 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 about the club, call Ed at 330-688-4132 or Walt at 330-650-0298.Woman's Club of HudsonThe Woman's Club of Hudson is scheduled to meet Feb. 5 at the Community Room of Laurel Lake at 1 p.m. The program will feature "Arrangements of the Heart," presented by Frank Feysa of the Garden Gate Florist. Feysa has created all the floral designs for the Blossom Music Center fundraiser, the Silver Ball.Tea will be served following the program. Hostesses are Joan Buchanan and Arlene Sinko. Guests are welcome to attend. For more information, call Carol Hawkins at 330-650-4964.