ARC ribbon cutting

The Humane Society of Columbiana County (HSCC) held a ribbon-cutting ceremony at its new ARC facility at 721 E. Pidgeon Road Friday morning. From the left are Maureen Aratari, HSCC volunteer, Jim Wenderoth, Gina Dermotta, Caroline Gordon Jones, representing the Salem Area Chamber of Commerce, Audrey Null, executive director of the Salem Area Chamber of Commerce, Heather Jurina, director of operations at the HSCC, Jenny Pike, board president of the HSCC, Daniel Moore, Shawna L’Italien of the Salem chamber, Dianna Elzer, East Palestine Chamber of Commerce, April Brinker, Columbiana Area Chamber of Commerce, Matthew Butts of the Salem chamber, Susan Shank, president of the Lisbon Chamber of Commerce, Sandy Capel, board member of the HSCC, Matthew Zarlisle, Boy Scouts of America, Troop 6, Doc Roberts and Wayne Maris. Pictured in the lower left is Stephanie Peterson, Humane agent, and Jeannie Arnoto, volunteer with Fritz, 3, an adoptable dog. (Salem News photo by Larry Shields)