Weingart Cousins meet
SALEM - The Weingart Cousins met recently with 22 in attendance. The next breakfast is scheduled Oct. 9 at the Salem Hills Golf and Country Club.
Seven-One Club meets
SALEM - Members of the Seven and One Club enjoyed dinner in July at the Springfield Grille. The day also included shopping and concluded with an ice cream treat. On July 29, Mr. and Mrs. Larry Dearth hosted the club's family picnic. Approximately 38 attended the festivities which included swimming. Following their summer recess, members met at the home of Mrs. Herb Bott. Mr. Bott played cards along with Tracy Dearth. The evening started with a chicken dinner and followed with a tour of the Bott home with its exquisitely landscaped yard and gardens. Games of 500 were played and prizes won by Mrs. Jack Bruderly, first place; Mrs. Gerald Mincks, second; Tracy Dearth, low and travel. The next meeting begins at 7 p.m. Oct. 17 at the home of Mrs. John Hively in New Waterford.
CWU to meet
SALEM - Joe Rossi from the Office on Aging will speak when Church Women United meets at 1:30 p.m. Monday in the Emmanuel Lutheran Church Education Building, 251 S. Broadway Ave. Fellowship begins at 1 p.m. Women from St. Paul Catholic Church will serve as hostesses. Church Women United is a national non-profit ecumenical movement that brings women from different denominations together into one community of prayer and service. Women from all area churches are invited to join.
Jewelry Fair scheduled
SALEM - Salem Community Hospital's Auxiliary is sponsoring a jewelry fair from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday in the hospital cafeteria's private dining room. A discount of 20 to 50 percent off quality products from All That Sparkles will include rings, pendants, earrings and beads, and gemstone jewelry. Proceeds benefit future SCH projects. For more information call 330-332-7126.
Nursing school dinner slated
SALEM - The Hannah E. Mullins School of Practical Nursing Alumni Association will host its alumni dinner on Oct. 6 at Elks Lodge #305, 824 E. State St. All past graduates are invited to attend. If you did not receive an invitation contact Ann Datillio at 330-222-1315. This is a casual dinner with a 50/50 drawing, silent auction, and door prizes. Feel free to bring memorabilia to display. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. for an hors d'oeuvres social and cash bar. Dinner will be served at 6:30 p.m. Tickets are $20 per person or $36 per couple.
Butler Grange holds meeting
SALEM - Ida Zepernick presided when Butler Grange met recently. Myrtle Bailey gave a synopsis of a letter she read from Franklin Graham. He elaborated on the controversy that engulfed Chick-fil-A and its president Dan Cathy. August card winners were Jay Lafferre and Beverly Flickinger, first place; Ron Watkins and Donna Dunn, second place. Pauline McKarns won the door prize. Ruth Ann Altenhof presented the program: September Happenings. Clyde Zepernick offered, "This Month's Reason to Eat Breakfast." Recent studies indicate that adults are more successful at dieting if they start each day with a healthy breakfast, even eating a dessert for breakfast can lead to weight loss. Ida Zepernick added, "The importance of breakfast and food, from personal experience, that even messing up your eating schedule for a day will cause a change in energy levels for the next." September is Self-improvement Month. Bailey suggests "to have your end goal clearly identified. Have Realistic Expectations. Track your progress and celebrate your successes. Butler Grange will be making apple dumplings Oct. 8,9, 11 and 12. To place orders call Altenhof at 330-222-1889.
Music Study Club to meet
SALEM - The Salem Music Study Club will kick off its 2012-13 year at a meeting at 7 p.m. Wednesday in the parlor of the Education Building of the Emmanuel Lutheran Church, 251 S. Broadway Ave. A program will be presented by P.J. DeVine. New members and guests are welcome. All members are required to pay membership dues.
R-Weigh groups meet
SALEM - The R-Weigh weight groups met Monday at Faith Chapel. A loss of 36 pounds was recorded for the week. Good losers were Jody Guthrie, Becky Megown and Marian Doerr. Rachel Weaver, Ruth Miller and Carol Held were the goalies for the week. Judy Catlett won the can-do monetary drawing. The junior class received the award for having more losses than the senior class at the 1 p.m. meeting. The sophomore class had more losses than the freshmen, junior and senior classes at the 5 p.m. meeting and received the award. The teachers of the classes held a discussion on making out the food chart and gave homework for next week. Members of the afternoon group who had a birthday from July through September will bring low-fat, low-calorie food with a recipe to the meeting Monday. Members at both groups will be paid $1 per pound for their September losses.
VFW 892 ladies to meet
SALEM - The Ladies Auxiliary to Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 892 will meet at 7 p.m. Monday at the post home. Tabatha Barnhouse, district president, will conduct the annual inspection. Members are asked to bring a fingerfood for a luncheon to be held after the inspection.
SALEM - TOPS 1380 had 11 members gather on Sept. 17 at Emmanuel Lutheran Church. The TOPS pledge and prayer was led by Jeannie Luxeuil. Audry Goodbalet, Cora Jean Briggs and Margaret Phillips recited the KOPS pledge.
Best losers were Barb May, TOPS; Debbie May, runner-up; Laurie McBride, honorable mention; and Phillips, KOPS. Barb May was also named the newest KOPS after reaching her goal weight. Eleanor May read for the circle of light.