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April 19, 2012
Salem News

Salem Hospital offers Grandparents Class

SALEM-The Family Education Program at Salem Community Hospital will present a Grandparenting Class to acquaint expectant grandparents with the many changes in infant and pediatric care that have occurred since they raised their own families. The next session is scheduled from 1 to 3 p.m. May 12 in the New Beginnings Family Care Center, the hospital's maternity unit. Topics covered include breastfeeding, nutrition, car seats, medications and infant massage. A tour of the New Beginnings will also be provided. The course is free, but registration is required by calling 330-332-7436.

55 Alive Driver Safety

Program set at hospital

SALEM- The Salem Community Center and Salem Community Hospital are partnering with AARP to present a session of the 55 Alive Driver Safety Program. Individuals age 50 and older are eligible for the course to be held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. May 4 at the Salem Community Center, 1098 N. Ellsworth Ave. Topics covered will include defensive driving techniques, new traffic laws, adjusting to age-related changes and assessing one's own driving abilities. Cost is $12 for AARP members and $14 for non-members. The class is limited to 25 participants. To reserve a space call 330-332-5885 or go to the front desk at SCC. Credit card, cash or check is accepted.

Hospital Auxiliary plans Therapeutic Products Fair

SALEM-The Salem Community Hospital Auxiliary is sponsoring a Therapeutic Products Fair featuring innovative items from Body Source from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. April 26 and 27 in the hospital's private dining room.

Body Source has created cordless, reusable hot/cold packs to reduce pain, stress and tension. A long-lasting, consistent source of therapeutic heat is activated by flexing the metal disc in the pack. For use as a cold compress, store the pack in the refrigerator. Body Source has created several different sizes including those for the back, neck and shoulders. Select from soothing aromatherapy scents, including lavender, mint and floral for extra relaxation. The hot/cold packs are practical for everyday use by family members of all ages. They alleviate pain associated with arthritis, sports injuries, everyday aches and pains and minor household injuries. Products and product sets range in price from $20 to $80. Proceeds from the sale will benefit future hospital projects. For more information call Rick Kountz at 330-332-7126.

Kindergarten enrollment under way in East Palestine

EAST PALESTINE-East Palestine Elementary School is currently enrolling kindergartners for the 2012-13 school year. To be eligible for kindergarten, your child must be 5 years old on or before Sept. 30, 2012. Parents/guardians are asked to complete an enrollment form which is available on the district website at www.myepschools.org, or in the main office. Kindergarten screening is scheduled for June 7. Children must be up-to-date on immunizations now so that he/she will be ready for next fall. For additional information call 330-426-3638.

Saxon Club Retirees' reservations due April 24

SALEM-Saxon Club Retirees' reservations are due April 24 for the May 2 meeting and may be made by calling Katy Lederle. Snacks will be served at the meeting on May 2.

Spaghetti dinner, Chinese auction set in Lisbon

LISBON- Threshing Floor Ministries, Mattix Road, will host a spaghetti dinner and Chinese auction at 6 p.m. May 5. A regular auction will also be held. Cost is $8.50 at the door for adults, $4 for children 5 to 12 and free for children 4 and under. Carryouts will be available. Items for auction include an African safari, as well as Indians and Pirates tickets. For information call 234-564-5994.

Saving energy at home program

being presented at KSU Salem

SALEM-A free event titled "Learn How to Save Energy in Your Home" will take place from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. today in the lecture hall of Kent State University, Salem campus.

The event is sponsored by Kent State Salem's Student Government Organization in conjunction with Green Apple Project and Brewer-Garrett.

The workshop will educate both students and community members on how to save energy at home to help the environment.

The goal of the workshop is to help the students and the university "go green" by taking small, practical steps at home.

The Green Apple Project staff will present tips on energy savings at home that most people do not think about.

For example, most people do not realize that appliances continue to use electricity when they are plugged in but not being used.

The workshop will also provide demonstrations on how to save energy at home.

'Share a Song Night' planned

at the Iron Rails Cafe.

LEETONIA- "Share a Song Night" is scheduled from 7 to 10 p.m. Saturday at the Iron Rails Cafe.

Rabies and microchip clinic

will be held at Alchemy Acres

SALEM-A rabies and microchip clinic will be open from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday at Alchemy Acres Animal Sanctuary, 1859 Depot Road.

Cost is $10 for rabies vaccines and $35 for microchips which include registration and tags.

For more information call 330-332-4897.

Stage Left Players summer

musical auditions scheduled

LISBON-Stage Left Players' summer musical auditions for "Drowsy Chaperone" will be held from 1 to 2 and 2 to 3 p.m. Sunday at Trinity Playhouse, 234 E. Lincoln Way.

Director Jodine Pilmer and Kandace Cleland seek a cast of 20 adults and mature teens to sing, dance and act.

Come prepared to sing a short musical selection and to learn a simple dance routine.

For more information contact 330-831-7249 or www.stageleftplayers.org.

Beaver Local BOE will meet Monday in a special session

LISBON-The Beaver Local Board of Education will meet in special session at 5:30 p.m. Monday in the administration building conference room.

Personnel matters will be considered. No action will be taken.

Church Women United

will meet Monday

SALEM- Church Women United will meet Monday at the Holy Trinity Lutheran Church. Fellowship begins at 1 p.m., hosted by the women of Southeast Friends and First Christian churches. Pastor Connie Sassanella will present a program about her recent trip to Israel.

Children from Quaker Day Care will present a program on National May Fellowship Day which begins at 12:30 p.m. May 4 downstairs at the Emmanuel Lutheran Church with a catered lunch. Reservations are needed by May 1. Cost is $5?

Tickets will be available at the April 23 meeting. Women of all faiths are welcome.

For more information call Pat Wilde at 330-337-3914.

Crown Theater Productions

holding auditions on Monday

COLUMBIANA-Crown Theater Productions will have auditions for "Arsenic and Old Lace" from 6 to 9 p.m. Monday in the Encore which is next door to Main Street Theater, and from 12:30 to 2 p.m. April 28 in the theater. Call backs are on April 30.

Attendees are to use the back alley door that enters through the back stage area on Saturday. There are 11 parts for men and three parts for women.

For more information email Director Carla Sukosd at clapboard55@yahoo.com and put "Arsenic and Old Lace" in the subject of your email or call 330-261-8472 and leave a message.

Salem High Class of 1950

will meet for breakfast

SALEM-The Salem High School class of 1950 will meet for breakfast at 9 a.m. April 25 at the Salem Hills Golf and Country Club.

Salem High Class of 1955

will meet at Adele's Place

SALEM-The Salem High School Class of 1955 will meet for lunch at 11:30 a.m. April 25 at Adele's Place.

Class of 1967 class reunion

committee will be held May 2

SALEM-All classmates are invited to the Salem High School Class of 1967's class reunion committee meeting and dinner at 6:30 p.m. May 2 at Ricky's English Pub.

Farmers Market will begin

May 19 at Business Complex

NORTH LIMA-Egli's Discount Market in the North Lima Business Complex is seeking 20-32 vendors to provide fresh produce, homemade baked goods and homemade crafts to fill its indoor Farmers Market starting May 19 and running for 24 weeks every Saturday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the old South Range High School gym.

The Farmers market will be open rain or shine. Convenient access is available for loading and unloading.

Cost for the 10x10-foot spots are $10 per week, and $15 per week for the 10x20-foot spots. Discount prices are available for vendors who want to reserve a spot for multiple weeks. If interested call 330-277-6350 or stop in at 11836 South Ave.

Elkrun Township will host

tire collection for residents

ELKRUN TOWNSHIP-Elkrun Township will host a tire collection for township residents from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. April 27 at the township garage administration building.

Only passenger vehicle tires will be accepted.

The trustees will close Raley Road from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. April 23 to replace culverts in the roadway.

SALEM-The Family Education Program at Salem Community Hospital will present a Grandparenting Class to acquaint expectant grandparents with the many changes in infant and pediatric care that have occurred since they raised their own families. The next session is scheduled from 1 to 3 p.m. May 12 in the New Beginnings Family Care Center, the hospital's maternity unit. Topics covered include breastfeeding, nutrition, car seats, medications and infant massage. A tour of the New Beginnings will also be provided. The course is free, but registration is required by calling 330-332-7436.

SALEM- The Salem Community Center and Salem Community Hospital are partnering with AARP to present a session of the 55 Alive Driver Safety Program. Individuals age 50 and older are eligible for the course to be held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. May 4 at the Salem Community Center, 1098 N. Ellsworth Ave. Topics covered will include defensive driving techniques, new traffic laws, adjusting to age-related changes and assessing one's own driving abilities. Cost is $12 for AARP members and $14 for non-members. The class is limited to 25 participants. To reserve a space call 330-332-5885 or go to the front desk at SCC. Credit card, cash or check is accepted.

SALEM-The Salem Community Hospital Auxiliary is sponsoring a Therapeutic Products Fair featuring innovative items from Body Source from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. April 26 and 27 in the hospital's private dining room.

Body Source has created cordless, reusable hot/cold packs to reduce pain, stress and tension. A long-lasting, consistent source of therapeutic heat is activated by flexing the metal disc in the pack. For use as a cold compress, store the pack in the refrigerator. Body Source has created several different sizes including those for the back, neck and shoulders. Select from soothing aromatherapy scents, including lavender, mint and floral for extra relaxation. The hot/cold packs are practical for everyday use by family members of all ages. They alleviate pain associated with arthritis, sports injuries, everyday aches and pains and minor household injuries. Products and product sets range in price from $20 to $80. Proceeds from the sale will benefit future hospital projects. For more information call Rick Kountz at 330-332-7126.

EAST PALESTINE-East Palestine Elementary School is currently enrolling kindergartners for the 2012-13 school year. To be eligible for kindergarten, your child must be 5 years old on or before Sept. 30, 2012. Parents/guardians are asked to complete an enrollment form which is available on the district website at www.myepschools.org, or in the main office. Kindergarten screening is scheduled for June 7. Children must be up-to-date on immunizations now so that he/she will be ready for next fall. For additional information call 330-426-3638.

SALEM-Saxon Club Retirees' reservations are due April 24 for the May 2 meeting and may be made by calling Katy Lederle. Snacks will be served at the meeting on May 2.

 
 

 

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