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Community Happenings

September 30, 2012
Salem News

SCH?Aux. meeting planned

SALEM - The Salem Community Hospital Auxiliary meeting begins at 9:30 a.m. Oct. 11 in the small dining room at the back of the hospital cafeteria. The speaker is Amanda Baright, DO, SCH general surgeon. The public is invited.

Alpha Iota DKG meets

LISBON - The Alpha Iota Chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma met on Sept. 11 at Taste of Country Restaurant in Lisbon. This organizational business session was the first meeting of the 2012-13 year. The next meeting begins at 6 p.m. Oct. 10 at The Links at Firestone Farms in Columbiana.

Salem Aglow to meet

SALEM - Aglow International Salem Lighthouse plans to meet at 10 a.m. Oct. 2 at the Sleepy Hollow Golf Course, 374 Homeworth Road. Guest speaker is Christine Woolf. An $8 donation includes luncheon. Woolf attends the Friends Church where she is the teacher of the Covenant class and leader of the young women's discipleship group.

Oktoberfest fund raiser

SALEM- BB Rooners at 256 E. State St. will host an Oktoberfest fund raiser from 6 to 9 p.m. Oct. 6. Music will be provided by the Youngstown Saxon Band. The event offers food, prizes, beer and gift baskets. T-shirts will be available for purchase at $10 each. Proceeds will benefit the Osteogenesis Imperfecta Foundation. OI is a condition that causes brittle bones that break easily. For more information about OI or the foundation, visit or call 800-981-2663.

Sixteen School reunion

LISBON - The 31st annual Sixteen School reunion begins at 1 p.m. today in the dining hall at Camp McKinley, located off Logtown Road, just west of Lisbon. Attendees should bring a coverdish, table service and one or more items for the white elephant auction. The beverage and rolls will be furnished. Anyone who attended any of the elementary schools in Wayne Township are welcome.

Italian Feast at St. Pat's

LEETONIA - The public is invited to an Italian Feast from 5 to 7 p.m. Oct. 6 at St. Patrick Catholic Church, 167 Main St. Tickets are $10 and will be sold after Mass on Sunday. Reservations may also be made by calling Suzanne Tobuck at 330-427-6188.

The menu offers appetizers, sausage-zucchini soup, salad, green beans almondine, ziti and meatballs, Tuscan garlic lemon chicken, roll and dessert. Italian music will be provided by John Gabriel. There also will be a 50/50 drawing, raffles, and Italian basket. All proceeds will benefit the local St. Vincent de Paul Food Pantry in Leetonia.

AASCC fall activities

ALLIANCE - The public is invited to activities next month at the Alliance Area Senior Citizens Center, 602 W. Vine St.

The Fall Harvest Festival on Oct. 7 features raffles, second chance items and books. Doors open at 11 a.m. Homemade foods will be served from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. and include soup, haluski, Italian sausage sandwiches, hot turkey sandwiches, apple dumplings, pumpkin pie, and pumpkin ice cream. Carryouts are available.

A Halloween dinner/dance on Oct. 19 kicks off with food served at 6 p.m. followed by the dance from 7 to 10 p.m. Music will be provided by The Rex Taneri Orchestra. Admission is $13 per person, or $7 for the dance only. Dinner tickets must be purchased or reserved in advance by calling 330-821-3348.

Sebring AL holds meeting

SEBRING - American Legion Post 76 of Sebring held its monthly meeting on Sept. 17 and announced its fund-raising dates for October. The first event is a car show from noon to 4 p.m. today. Registration is $7. Activities include a 50/50 raffle, car plaques, and music. The monthly breakfast will be held from 8 a.m. to noon Oct. 7. Cost is $7 for the all-you-can-eat breakfast. The steak fry follows from 5:30 to 8 p.m. Oct. 13. Strip, ribeye and porterhouse steaks will be cooked to order. Salad bar and baked potato is included. The next Swiss steak dinner is slated from 4:30 to 7 p.m. Oct. 17. Cost is $8. Fish frys are held from 4 to 7 p.m. every Friday. Fish is $8.50 and shrimp and chicken fingers are $6.50 each. For more information call 330-938-9082.

DARE?slate of activities

BOARDMAN - Activities in October for Divorce /Death Aren't Really the End have been announced. The group meets at 7:30 p.m. every Thursday at the Disciples Christian Church, 565 Boardman-Canfield Road.

Oct. 2, 9, 16, 30: Dance classes, Judy Conti's, Austintown, 7 p.m.

Oct. 4: Installation of officers, at the church, 7:30 p.m.

Oct. 5: Dinner at Das Dutch House in Columbiana, 6:30 p.m.

Oct. 6: Bus trip to Falling Water/Seven Springs with Breakaway Tours.

Oct. 8: Meet-up at the DQ in Cornersburg, 7 p.m.

Oct. 10: Volunteer at Second Harvest Food Bank, 5-7 p.m.

Oct. 12: Ghost walk in Warren, meet at Warren Mocha House, 6:30 p.m.

Oct. 19: Meet-up for card night at Denny's, Boardman, 6-10 p.m.

Oct. 23: Pub of the Month, check for location.

Oct. 25: Halloween party at the church, 7:30 p.m.

Oct. 26: Movies 8, lobby, Shops of Boardman Park, 6:30 p.m.

Oct. 27: Bowling at Boardman Lanes, 7:30 p.m.

Oct. 29: Meet-up at Mocha House in Boardman, 7 p.m.

For more information call 330-533-7062, 330-729-0127 or 330-793-1484.

R-Weigh weight groups

SALEM - The R-Weigh weight support groups met at 1 and 5 p.m. Monday at Faith Chapel. A loss of 29 pounds was recorded. Good losers for the week were JoAnne Bogdan, Rita Cecil, Jennifer Oettinger and Mary Hefner. Sandy McGarr, Shirley Dias and Ruth Miller were the goalies. Patty Mills at the day group and Catherine Baird at the night group earned the can-do monetary award.

The seniors had the most losses in the school contest at the day group and the freshmen and seniors had the most losses at the night group and received a reward. The school contest continues with the teachers teaching the classes and giving homework for the next two weeks. Members losing their designated pounds by Oct. 8 and keeping it off Oct. 15th will receive $5 and go out to eat to celebrate their winning the contest. Visitors are welcome at no charge. For more information call 330-332-1078.

NW Lions meet

NEW WATERFORD - New Waterford Lions met Sept. 20 at the Community Building with 18 members present. Dave Forinash presided and will replace John Straney as president as he has been transferred by his employer to another state. Eye screening has been scheduled for first and third-grade students at five area schools. Reports were given on activities of both Crestview and Heartland Christian Leo clubs. Glasses have been provided for two elementary students. Whole hog sausage is now available from Duane Hawkins at $4 per pound by calling 330-457-2904.

Don Johnson gave a report on the progress of the East Palestine Lions Club, formed this past summer. New Waterford Lions is its sponsor. Plans for the roast beef dinner on Oct. 20 were discussed. Larry Webber will chair the event. Six members will attend the Zone 9 meeting in Lisbon next week. The next meeting begins at 6:30 p.m. Oct. 4 at the community building.

TOPS 777 weight loss

SALEM - Weekly and monthly winners were recognized when TOPS 777 met recently. Dorothy Ward was KOPS of the week and best losers were Peg Mix and Carrie Toy. KOP at goal or below for the month and KOP of the month was Frances Valentino. The monthly best loser was Linda Evanoff. Pat Sheen was the monthly runner-up. A special award went to Jean Rhodes. Sheen presented a program titled "The three best things you can do to trim belly fat." The contest report was given by Joann Sanor. Sheen read the inspiration, "God's Promise."

CCW to hold meeting

COLUMBIANA - Community Christian Women will begin its 41st year with a meeting on Oct. 8 at the East Fairfield Methodist Church. The speaker will be Lt. Kristin Price from the Salvation Army of Salem. Her title will be "Christmas Effort." At 12:30 p.m., the meeting will begin with a luncheon for donation of $6. All reservations should be called in to your church representative by Thursday. All others may call Carolyn Beck at 330-482-2155 or Helen Winegord at 330-482-2152. All area women are invited to attend.

Lozier-Steele reunion held

SALEM - The 29th annual Lozier-Steele family reunion was held Sept. 9 at Hrovatic Lake with 32 relatives in attendance. A coverdish dinner was served and fishing and canoeing were enjoyed. Relatives attended from Salem, Akron, Atwater, Cortland, Lisbon, Leetonia and New Hampshire. The next reunion will be held Sept. 8, 2013.



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