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Leetonia Library craft sessions planned

LEETONIA – The Leetonia Community Public Library’s Summer Reading Craft will include Patriotic Mosaic Butterflies July 1 through 6, Sand Art Bottle Necklace July 8 through 13, Suncatchers July 15 through 20 and Pick a Craft from July 22 through 27.

Fourth Thursday Banquet to feature pork loin

SALEM– The Fourth Thursday Banquet in Salem will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday at the Memorial Building, sponsored by Paradise Church. The menu will include pork loin, mashed potatoes and gravy, green beans, cole slaw, fresh vegetables, fresh fruit and ice cream sundaes. For information contact Patty Colian at 330-831-2169.

First United Methodist Clothes Pantry open Thursday

SALEM– The First United Methodist Church Clothes Pantry on South Broadway Avenue will be open from 10 a.m. to noon Thursday offering free clothing for anybody.

Special Salem Board of Education meeting set

SALEM– The Salem Board of Education will hold a special board meeting at 8 a.m. on Thursday at the Administration Office for appropriation additions, transfer of funds, advance of funds, contract adjustments, accepting the bids for Brock Builders and J Herbert Construction and resolution to proceed with the renewal levy.

Ostomy Support Group to meet July 8

SALEM–The Salem Regional Medical Center Ostomy Support Group will meet from 6 to 7 p.m. July 8 in the Private Dining Room located at the back of the cafeteria on the hospital’s ground floor.

The Ostomy Support Group is led by SRMC’s Certified Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nurse, and offers education, encouragement and emotional support for people with any type of ostomy, including those with permanent or temporary urostomies; ileostomies and colostomies. Meetings also address some of the common concerns faced by people with ostomies, such as skin care; pouching; activity and nutrition.

The Ostomy Support Group meets one Monday evening a month, and there is no cost to participate. Family members and caregivers are welcome to attend. Pre-registration for the meetings is requested. To register for the July meeting, or for a complete list of upcoming meeting dates, call Tashia Watkins, RN, BSN, CWOCN, at 330-332-7607.

Class in Google Docs offered at Salem Library

SALEM– The Salem Public Library is offering a class in Google Docs, taught by technology instructor Kathy Bennett, from 4 to 5 p.m. July 9 in the Quaker Room.

Google Docs, a web-based application that can be used to create, edit and store documents and spreadsheets online. Files can then be accessed from any computer that has an Internet connection and a full-featured Web browser.

Seating is limited and registration is required. Register online at www.salem.lib.oh.us or call the library for registration assistance at 330-332-0042. This class is open to the public and free of cost to attend. It is provided through a Guiding Ohio Online grant made by the Institute of Museum and Library Services and the State Library of Ohio.

Salem Preservation to continue summer education series

SALEM– Salem Preservation is continuing its’ public five-part summer education series at 7 p.m. July 11th at the Ruth Smucker House. This program will be presented by an historic expert that specializes in bringing out the best in a home when filling out various required forms for recognition. Several areas of recognition will be highlighted in this evening’s interactive seminar.

Ginger Grilli has been assisting homeowners get deserved recognition for many years. Her talk will highlight such local, state and national programs such as Century Homes, Ohio Historic Inventory and the National Register. There will be several examples of each and plenty of time for questions and answers.

There will be a drawing for a free research report on one’s historic home. Light refreshments will follow.

Centennial North baseball field to be dedicated

SALEM–At 11 a.m. Saturday the Centennial North baseball field, located by the swimming pool in Centennial Park, will be dedicated to William “Bill” Galchick and will officially be named “Bill Galchick Field.” The public is invited to attend the honoring and tribute to a man who coached baseball in Salem for 50 years. For information contact Shane Franks at 330-271-8913.

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