COMMUNITY HAPPENINGS

DARE announces July events

BOARDMAN– DARE (Divorce/Death Aren’t Really the End) has announced its July schedule of events. The group meets at 7:30 p.m. every Thursday at the Disciples Christian Church, 565 Boardman-Canfield Road, across from Giant Eagle on state Route 224.

Tuesday, July 2, 9, 16, 23 and 30 – Bocce at Boardman Park – 6 p.m.

Thursday, July 4 – Picnic at Chester Long Pavilion in Boardman Park – 11-4 p.m.

Friday, July 5 – Card Night at Denny’s on Mahoning Avenue, Austintown – 6-10 p.m.

Saturday, July 6 – Music and Fireworks at Boardman Park – 8 p.m.

Monday, July 8 – Music at Canfield on the Green – “Dixieland Dandies” – 6:30 p.m.

Wednesday, July 10 – Volunteer at Second Harvest Food Bank – 5-7 p.m.

Thursday, July 11 – New Member meeting at the church and Beach Volley Ball – 7:30 p.m.

Saturday, July 13 – Bowling at Boardman Lanes – 7:30 p.m.

Monday, July 15 – Meet at Mocha House in Boardman for dessert – 6 p.m.

Wednesday, July 17 – Music at Woodworth Park, Western Reserve Road- “Sara Warner & Friends” – 6:30 p.m.

Thursday, July 18 – Music in Boardman Park – “Dueling Pianos” – 6:30 p.m.

Friday, July 19 – Card Night at Denny’s on Mahoning Avenue, Austintown – 6-10 p.m.

Sunday, July 21 – Music at White House Farm – “Blues Berry Bash” – 1-3 p.m.

Thursday, July 25 – Birthday Night at the church – 7:30 p.m.

Saturday, July 27 – Putt-Putt at Sports World on South Avenue in Boardman – 6:30 p.m.

Monday, July 29 – Music at Canfield on the Green – “Butch Nichols Band” – 6:30 p.m.

Wednesday, July 31 – Music at Woodworth Park, Western Reserve Road – “Cin City & the Saints” – 6:30 p.m.

Celtic Rush to perform in Minerva

MINERVA–Celtic Rush will perform a free concert of traditional Irish tunes from 7 to 9 p.m. June 29 on Minerva’s Municipal Park Stage. The group performs with a variety of instruments, including fiddles, guitars, tin whistle, bass and mandolin.

Local musicians will play Celtic music beginning at 6:30 p.m.

Bring chairs or blankets and enjoy an evening of family entertainment. In case of rain, the concert will be held in the Minerva High School auditeria.

This performance is sponsored by the Village of Minerva and the Minerva Area Chamber of Commerce as part of this summer’s concerts-in-the-park series.

On Saturday, July 27, Erica Dawn, will perform at 9 p.m., following the Minerva Chamber Rodeo, sponsored by the Minerva Firefighter’s Association and playing country music, and on Saturday, Aug. 24, DJ’s Rock & Roll Big Band will play oldies. All concerts will take place on the Municipal Park Stage and are free.

For information contact the Minerva Area Chamber of Commerce at 330-868-7979 or denise.freeland@minervachamber.org.

WB Area Lady Ruritans hold meeting

NORTH GEORGETOWN–The West Branch Area Ladies met June 17 at the First Brethren Church in North Georgetown. Members recited the Ruritan National Pledge, “Pledge the Allegiance” to the flag and sang “God Bless America.”

Sandy Bates read the minutes and Mary Bell read the treasurer’s report. Both were accepted.

Leona Reichenbach and Robin Mayer will be cleaning the club sign on Rochester Road.

It was announced that associate member Esther Hoover is very ill.

The club picnic will be held at 6 p.m. July 15 at the First Brethren Church where the club will be presenting a scholarship and a gift to graduates. Members will be bringing quests.

The group played a word game and Mary Belle won.

Shirley Logsdon and Evelyn Yaggi served refreshments.

The next board meeting will be July 8 and the general meeting will be July 15.

Evening R-Weigh recognizes winners

SALEM– The Evening R-Weigh group met June 17 at the First Friends Church, with the meeting being called to order by Rosemarie Martinez. Linda Lude led the group with the R-Weigh prayer and the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag. The song “Enjoy Yourself” was lead by Linda Lude. Sharon Bigalow prayed for family and friends. Eugenia Tullis gave the secretary’s report and Patty Pim gave the treasurer’s report and told a joke.

There were 27 members to weigh in. The group lost a total of 13.5 pounds for the week. Honorable mention in Group 1 went to Donna Greenamyer, Patty Pim and Colleen Wafler. Honorable mention went to Susan Cain, Peggy Billet and Joan Schafer. Goalie good loser was Eugenia Tullis and the runner up was Linda Lude. Peggy Kurtz was awarded for winning over her birthday.

Rosemarie gave her Toolbox “5 A Day the Color Way.” She told about White fruits and vegetables that are good. Green helps to maintain Heart Heath, Cholesterol levels that already healthy, and a lower risk of some cancers. Some of the fruit and vegetables are bananas, dates, white nectarines, white peaches, brown pears and cauliflower,garlic, ginger, jicama, mushrooms, onions, parsnips, white potatoes, shallots and turnips.

Calorie Chart Winners were Colleen Wafler, Susan Cain and Joan Schafer. Goalie calorie chart winners were Lisa Smith and Peggy Kurtz.

Peggy Kurtz read the Inspiration titled “Live to Eat: Eat to Live” written by Linda Lude.

I am a compulsive eater.

A daily challenge, for a life repeater.

Constantly dieting, and trying things new.

Realizing the problem, must be conquered by you!

A constant battle to eat what is good.

While fighting the “battle of the bulge”, as we should.

Exercise, water, diary sheets.

The healthy way of life, we know we can beat.

Don’t worry about finishing the food on your plate.

The child inside, is full; appreciate!!

Tomorrow is better, a new dawn is here.

Let health be your reason, slim down and You’ll cheer!!!!!!!

In the Baseball Contest the Rainbow Dolls won Monday evening with a score of 18-11.

New members are welcome, weigh ins are from 4:45 to 5:45 p.m. with the meeting from 6-7 p.m. on Mondays at the First Friends Church on Jennings Avenue.

Guilford Lake Civic Assoc. to meet

GUILFORD LAKE–The Guilford Lake Civic Association meeting will be held at 7 p.m. Thursday at the Guilford Ruritan Hall on state Route 172 at the lake. All are welcome and the public is invited. The speaker will be Matthew Smith, the Northeast Region Scenic River Manager with the Ohio Department of Natural Resources Division of Watercraft who will give details of the Scenic River Program.

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