Beloit church to host bible school June 11-15

BELOIT–Community Bible Church, 18146 U.S. Route 62, will be hosting Vacation Bible School for children ages 4 through eighth grade from 5:15 to 8:15 p.m. June 11 to 15. Meals will be provided for all children who participate.

The theme is “Operation Artic” and students will be studying reasons why the Bible is the “coolest” book on the planet. Dinner, Bible study, arts/crafts, science experiments, singing, and recreation will be part of each evening.

To register a child or for more information visit or call 330-938-6201.

Columbiana Chamber to host block parties

COLUMBIANA–The Columbiana Area Chamber of Commerce will host First Friday Block Parties from 5 to 8 p.m. June 2, July 7 and Aug. 4 on South Main Street. The free event features opportunities for shopping, food, entertainment and special events.

On June 2 the event will feature a car show by the Kool Time Kruisers, a remote control car race for children and adults, entertainment, merchant special classes and food.

The chamber is currently seeking performing artists to provide entertainment as well as vendors and direct sales representatives. For information or to schedule a spot call the chamber office at 330-482-3822.

Burchfield Homestead Museum open next 2 weekends

SALEM– The Burchfield Homestead Museum, 867 E. Fourth St., is open from 1 to 4 pm. May 20, 21, 27 and 28. The museum is celebrating Burchfield’s 100th anniversary “Golden Year” by comparing prints of his paintings with the views out the windows of his childhood home. Admission is free and open to the public. Call 330 717-0092 for information.

Nursing school to host enrollment information meeting

SALEM–Hannah E. Mullins School of Practical Nursing will hold an enrollment information meeting at 2 p.m. Monday at 230 N. Lincoln Ave. Suite 3. For information call 330-332-8940.

Salem Library program to explore Tai Chi

SALEM–The Salem Public Library’s Wellness Wednesday program at 6:30 p.m. June 14 will explore the benefits and fun of “Tabletop Tai Chi” with instructor Susan Cady. The class is open to the public and free of cost to attend.

Cady, master of music, certified Tai Chi instructor, master translator to Westerners of Tai Chi’s Health Tradition and Table Tai Chi, will present her program in the library’s Quaker Room . Attendee participation is encouraged and for ease of movement during the class loose fitting, comfortable clothing is recommended.

Tai Chi practice enhances mental and physical health, increases energy and inner peace and improves balance just to name a few of the benefits. Regular practice of Tai Chi unifies the body’s energy through gentle movement and regulated breathing.

Cady teaches Tai Chi for Health to patients in the Cleveland Clinic’s Chronic Pain Rehab Department and Clinical Conferences for medical staffs in hospitals throughout Ohio. Tai Chi for chronic pain and stress reduction has been taught by Cady at many locations throughout the greater Cleveland area.

Register online at or call the library at 330-332-0042 for registration assistance.

SRMC Auxiliary raffle offers weekend stay at spa

SALEM — Salem Regional Medical Center’s Auxiliary is raffling a luxury stay at the historic Sebring Mansion Inn & Spa. The winner will receive a two-night stay in the mansion’s “Currier & Ives” guest room with amenities, which include a private bathroom with Jacuzzi and tub; complimentary in-room movies; high-speed WiFi; indoor and outdoor therapy pools; sauna and steam room; and Four Seasons Gardens. The package also features daily gourmet breakfast for two; afternoon wine and cheese; gourmet dinner for two; and a special night-time snack. The prize has no expiration date.

Raffle tickets cost $1 each or 6 for $5, and may be purchased in SRMC’s cafeteria, May 22 – 24, from 7 a.m. – 2 p.m. and 4:30 – 6:30 p.m. Auxiliary members will also sell tickets at the Salem Giant Eagle, June 23 – 24 and July 28 – 29, from 9 a.m. – 6 p.m. The winner will be drawn on Sept. 14. For information, call 330-337-2895. Proceeds from the raffle will go to enhancing patient care and comfort at SRMC.