Woman’s Club Set To Meet

The Woman’s Club of Wheeling will meet Friday, Feb. 20, at Monument Place, Kruger Street, Wheeling.

The second book review of the club year will be presented at 11 a.m. by Eileen Simon, the club president. She will review the book, “Blackbird: A Childhood Lost and Found,” written by Jennifer Louck.

The book tells the story of a little girl living an idyllic life with adoptive parents. After the death of her mother and other events that follow, her world crumbles. By the age of 10, she is a homeless child passed from one caretaker to another. Through all the ordeals, her spirit prevails and she learns that her will to survive is her greatest gift in life. This book is the first of four memoirs written by the author.

A la carte luncheon will be served from 11 a.m. until 12:45 p.m A brief business meeting, conducted by Simon, will begin at 1 p.m.

Immediately after the meeting, the club members will be entertained by Nick Gallosa, a mentalist. The program is designed to amaze, amuse and astound. Gallosa uses what he calls “extraordinary sensory perception.” Gallosa has performed across the country, from Las Vegas to Pittsburgh.