COMMUNITY HAPPENINGS EVENTS, ACTIVITIES AND MORE…

May family reunion set Sept. 16

SUMMITVILLE — The 24th May family reunion will be held Sept. 16 at the Summitville Fire Hall. Dinner will be served at 1 p.m. Attendees are to bring a coverdish and an item for the white elephant sale. The meat and beverages will be furnished. The event also includes games and horseshoe pitching.

Jacob Roller descendants hold reunion

GREENFORD — Approximately 29 members of the descendants of Jacob Roller (July 6, 1727) attended the 138th annual reunion at Coy Park. Cindy Smith led the singing of “God Bless America.” Pat Roller Mangus offered the opening prayer. Games were led by Scott Roller and Brenda Oliver. Scott Roller presided at the business session, pro tem for President David Roller. Cindy Mangus Smith read the minutes of the last meeting. The next reunion will be held in 2018 at Coy Park.

Stockwell-Lease family reunion held

SALEM–The Stockwell-Lease reunion was held July 16 at Centennial Park with 40 members in attendance. Carol Fackleman gave the welcome and Anna J. Daugherty offered the blessing for the 1 p.m. basket dinner. Fackleman presided at a brief business meeting.

Recognition was given to Ann Daugherty as the oldest and Emma as the youngest. Since last reunion there was one death and two births. Games and Bingo were played.

Officers for 2018 are President Michelle Luther, Vice President Colleen Cope, Secretary Ann Daugherty and Treasurer Dottie Coccia.

The next reunion is scheduled for July 15.

Weingart Cousins have get-together

SALEM–The Weingart Cousins met with seven members attending. The next breakfast will be held on Sept. 6 at Adele’s Restaurant.

R-Weigh group recognizes winners

SALEM–R-Weigh met Aug. 7 at the First Friends Church. Rosemarie Martinez called the meeting to order, followed by the R-Weigh prayer and the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag.

Martinez chose the song “Water, Water, Water,” Patty Pim gave the treasurer’s report and told a joke and Eugenia Tullis read the secretary’s minutes. Ruth Miller prayed for the needs of the group and some of their family and friends.

There were 30 members present to weigh in. In Group 2 Jane Shaffer won with Sara Smith as runner up. Honorable mention in Group 2 went to Pauline Zirkle, Susan Cain, Chris Learn and Judy Smith. Group 2 had a no gain week.

Calorie Chart Winners were Sara Smith, Pauline Zirkle, Judy Smith and Valerie Barr. Goalie calorie chart winners were Lisa Smith and Linda Lude

Colleen Wafler won the Can Do Award of $6. The Goalie Can Do award went to Ruth Miller.

Winners in Ruth Miller’s contest were Chris Learn, RaeAnn Sanor, Colleen Wafler, Ruth Ann Hall, Eleanor Bilsky, Rita Cecil, Pauline Zirkle, Jessie Rea, Jane Shaffer, Sharon Bigelow, Ginger Yost, Lisa Smith, Wilma Grams, Peggy Kurtz, JoCarol Gray, Vicki Knizat, Sara Smith, Judy Smith, Rosemarie Martinez, Eugenia Tullis, Peggy Billet and Ruth Miller. Fruit and vegetable bags went to Wilma Grams and Jane Shaffer.

Rosemarie Martinez gave a talk from her Tool Box to eat your H2O. “Apples, tomatoes, strawberries, watermelon, cantaloupe, spinach, zucchini, celery and cucumbers are made up of large amounts of water. If you crave sweets drink water. Need to stay hydrated. Get a glass of water when hungry.”

Peggy Kurtz’s inspirational was on losing weight is detrimental to your health especially diabetes. “Diabetes can cause heart problems, affect your kidneys, osteoporosis, infections, blindness and slow to heal. You need to practice nutrition, exercise and weight control. Each person should tailor their diet to fit yourself. The best exercise is walking. Avoid drinking coffee and other caffeine drinks, the oil raises your LDL levels. Eat an apple not apple pie.”

The group will have a picnic for the baseball contest at 6 p.m. Monday. Those attending should bring their own table service and beverage. Those who are not coming, or those not bringing food need to donate $5. Winners can donate food if they want to. Weigh ins will be from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m.

The Challenge for next week is to have no gain.

The meeting closed with the Fellowship song.

The group meets from 6 to 7 p.m. Mondays at the First Friends Church on Jennings Avenue. New members are welcome.

Winona Ruritans approve donations

WINONA — The Winona Ruritan Club met on July 25 at Willow Grove Grange with 25 members and two guests present, Emily Crawford and her mother, Dawn Crawford. Emily is one of the club’s representatives to the American Legion sponsored by the Girls State program that was held in June at the University of Mount Union.

Homer Althouse made a motion to donate $250 to the Columbiana County Special Olympics for its golf outing. He also volunteered to sponsor the posters for the pancake and sausage breakfast on Oct. 14 for HP Fence LLC. Breakfast prices remain the same as March.

President Homer Huprich appointed Rich Mumford and Larry Sanor to the nominating committee to select officers and a three-year member to the board of directors.

Donovan Winn made a motion to donate $200 to the United Local Schools Scholarship Fund which passed.

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