Mary Kay donates to Sojourner House

YOUNGSTOWN — Each year, the Mary Kay Foundation awards $3 million to domestic violence shelters across the country. One of this year’s recipient is the Sojourner House of Youngstown.

Salem Masons to host breakfast buffet

SALEM–A public breakfast buffet will be served from 7:30 to 10 a.m. Dec. 22 at the Salem Masonic Building, 788 E. State St. Cost is $6 for adults, $3 for children under age 10 and free for children under 2. The menu offers pancakes, waffles, ham, sausage, scrambled eggs, homemade sausage gravy, biscuits, homefries, toast, fruit cocktail, orange juice, coffee and tea. The building is equipped with a handicapped accessible elevator. Proceeds will be directed to the Salem Masonic Building Fund.

Hicks and Hayseeds elect new officers

HANOVERTON — The Hicks and Hayseeds 4-H group elected officers for the 2018-19 year. The new officers are President Hayden Casto, Vice President Cole Ellyson, Secretary Logan Casto, Treasurer Emma Vonfeldt, News Reporter Alexis Timmons, Health and Safety Officer Sidney Casto, Recreation Leaders Trent Ellyson and Colton Casto. New club T-shirts will be ordered this year. The food giveaway begins at 9:15 a.m. Dec. 13 at the Bethesda Presbyterian Church. Members plan to cook for the homeless again this year and do enrollments for 4-H online.

Alpha Iota DKG hears about trip

SALEM — The Alpha Iota chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma International met in November at the Emmanuel Lutheran Church in Salem. Parliamentarian Jane Ramsey gave the devotions. President Loretta Davidson conducted the meeting. Pam Todd offered the minutes and the treasurer’s report was provided by Sharon Walker. Special guests welcomed that evening were Karol McKay, Marcia Spack and Phyllis DeFiore. Davidson provided highlights of her Alpha Delta state president’s conference in Columbus. Those in attendance were reminded that the chapter continues collecting “C” dollar bills to donate to the American Cancer Society division that provides wigs for local cancer patients.

November birthdays honorees recognized were Nancy Dicken, Linda Lipp, Pam Todd and Walker. The next meeting begins at 5:30 p.m. Dec. 12 at the First United Presbyterian Church in East Palestine.