ACROSS OUR COMMUNITIES
Church to host Gloryway Quartet
NORTH LIMA–North Lima Mennonite Church, 90 Mennonite Drive, will host Gloryway Quartet at 6 p.m. April 28. No tickets are required, but a free will offering will be collected. For information call 330-549-2333.
Salem Community Center meeting set
SALEM–The annual meeting of the members of the Salem Community Center will be held at 3:30 p.m. April 15 at the Salem Community Center. The annual meeting will include election of directors and any necessary amendments to the bylaws.
SRMC to host Basic Life Support Course
SALEM–Salem Regional Medical Center (SRMC) is hosting an American Heart Association Basic Life Support Course from 5 to 8 p.m. May 20. Attendees will meet in Classrooms 3 & 4, located on the hospital’s second floor.
The course is open to health care providers and students entering medical professions, and will include instruction on recognizing life-threatening emergencies, CPR, Automated External Defibrillator use and techniques for relieving choking. Upon successful completion of the course, participants will receive a course completion card valid for two years.
The registration fee is $50, which includes a course manual. For information or to register, call SRMC’s Organizational Development department at 330-332-7848. Pre-registration and payment must be received by May 13 to reserve a space in the course. Class size is limited, so early registration is encouraged.
Spa day set at Reach for the STARS
SALEM–Reach for the STARS, 440 E. State St., is sponsoring a SPA Day from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday. Proceeds benefit programming for students with disabilities. A donation of $20 includes manicures, chair massage, hand and facial treatments, essential oils make-and-take, samples and supplements, relaxation classes, chocolate and spa snacks, as well as door prizes every half hour. Several vendors will be on hand with jewelry and specialty items as well. Guests also receive a voucher to enjoy a complementary glass of wine at the beautiful Liebe Wein (530 E. State St.).
Vendors include Just Breathe Studio (facials and chair massage) with Rae and Lori, Tina’s Massotherapy, Shelby Massotherapy (Monique), Columbiana County Career and Tech Center Cosmetology Class, Color Street Nails with Danielle, Damsel in Defense, Handmade Jewelry by Deb, Young Living Essential Oils, Pamiepanda’s Chocolates, Karma Korn, Kayte Creates, Christina Sweeney with Mary Kay, Hope Sturgeon:Paraffin Hand Treatments, Melissa Taylor with LifeVantage and Victoria Korb’s Relaxation techniques.
Tickets can be purchased or reserved at Reach for the STARS, Columbiana County Educational Service Center or Liebe Wein. For information, call 330-853-5721 or message Reach for the STARS on Facebook. A limited amount of tickets will be available at the door.
Monday Night Writers to meet
CANFIELD–The Monday Night Writers will meet from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday in the Small Meeting Room at the Canfield Branch of the Public Library of Youngstown & Mahoning County, 43 W. Main St. Area writers, both published and unpublished, are invited to attend.
Led by professional writer Nancy Christie, author of “Traveling Left Of Center And Other Stories,” “The Gifts of Change” and “Rut-Busting Book for Writers,” the two-hour sessions offer an opportunity for members to get group feedback on “works-in-progress.”
For information contact Nancy Christie at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Music scholarships offered
SALEM — The Salem Music Study Club is offering multiple scholarships, with applications being accepted in April and May.
Lois Frost piano auditions will be April 27 at Salem Presbyterian Church. Applications can be obtained from the piano teacher.
Marie Burns auditions for piano, instrument or vocal will be held April 30. Applications or sign up with Mr. Samu at Salem High School.
Esther Odoran vocal will be May 11 at Emmanuel Lutheran Church on South Broadway Avenue. The scholarship is available for Salem vocal students and seniors majoring in music from Columbiana County schools including West Branch.
Also available from Salem schools, seniors majoring in instrumental music from Mackall Scholarship.
Applications from teacher at high school and returned to Mrs. Ila J. Paxson, 333 W. 10th St., Salem Oh 44460.
Hunting Club offers scholarships
SALEM — Applications are now available for the Lowell Iden-Larry Iler Scholarships at the Salem Hunting Club.
The selection of this award will be based on scholastic record, future plans, motivation, leadership and financial need and commitment to the outdoor sports and major field of study in agriculture, biology, wildlife conservation and environmental science.
Students are able to re-apply for the scholarship all four years of college.
The deadline is June 1.
Applications can be obtained from all locals schools, Salem Hunting Club members orwww.salemhuntingclub.com.
The Salem Hunting Club is honoring these two men, Lowell Iden and Larry Iler, for their dedication to the club and their love of helping the youth become more involved in shooting sports and the outdoors. They were both past presidents of the club.
This is the 16th year presenting the scholarships. The scholarships are funded by the annual Lowell Iden Memorial Trap Shoot and breakfast which will be held Aug. 3 this year, as well as private donations and memorials to loved ones.
For information about the scholarships or donations, contact Janet Iden at 330-332-5765 or Salem Hunting Club P.O. Box 800, Salem Ohio 44460.
Greenford Lutheran Easter Egg Hunt
GREENFORD– Greenford Lutheran Church is inviting all the children of the community to its annual free Easter egg hunt from 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday.
East egg hunt for foster children
SALEM– Ohio CAN Columbiana County and the Salem Police Department will host the inagural Easter egg hunt for Foster and Kinship Care Children from noon to 2 p.m. at Centennial Park Pavilion #1. RSVP to Brenda Hamilton at 330-277-9625.
United show choir fest planned
HANOVERTON– The 14th Annual United Local Show Choir Festival will be held at 6:30 p.m. Saturday in the auditorium. Performing will be Rhythm in Red from Beaver Local, Soundcheck from Columbiana, The Echoes from East Canton, SHS Starlight Singers from Struthers and the host group Flight. Special guest group will be Momentum from Kent State University under the direction of 2010 United grad Cameron Clemens. Admission is $5 at the door.
Salem Alumni Assoc. open Saturday
SALEM–The Salem High School Alumni Association will be open from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday for the Second Saturday celebration. The theme is “Smart in Salem” and attendees are encouraged to stop in and see the school displays and Salem Quaker memorabilia. Perry Calvin’s Quaker Sam prints will be available free of charge.
Register for SCC summer camp
SALEM–Registration is now open for the Salem Community Center’s Summer Camp. Children ages 6 to 14 years of age are encouraged to spend the Summer at SCC, enjoying full use of the facility and park. This year will introduce a new line-up in field trips including Air Extreme, Lazer Quest, Akron Zoo, Oh Wow, McKinley Museum, Pittsburgh Aviary and ending the season with a Red Sox/Indians game at Progressive Field.
Parents are invited to attend the Progressive Field event, which will include a charter bus for transportation.
Advance registration is necessary for field trips. Each week children utilize the fieldhouse, basketball courts, pool and Waterworth Park. Camp is available from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday, with additional options of early drop off. Call the Salem Community Center, 330-332-5885, for information on events and prices. For questions ask for Janie Crowl.
Community Center plans 2 triathlons
SALEM–The Salem Community Center will be producing two outdoor triathlons this summer.
On Saturday, July 13 the Lake Milton Triathlon will take place at Harry Meshel Picnic Area, offering a Sprint and Olympic distance race along with an aqua bike. This triathlon was formerly known as “Milton Man” through Champs Racing. Champs will be joining us as they will be timing the event.
On Saturday, Aug. 17 the Guilford Lake Triathlon will be happening at Guilford Lake State Park. The event will take place in the beach area. This event will offer a sprint distance, along with a duathlon, and an aqua bike. Last year was the first year for this event, and it was sold out.
Find information on these events on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/GuilfordLakeTriathlon/ or register at www.TriSignUp.com, or call the Salem Community Center at 330-332-5885 and ask for Janie Crowl, Race Director.