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Community Happenings

October 14, 2012
Salem News

Phone operators to meet

SALEM - Former AT&T-Ohio Bell Telephone Operators will meet for breakfast at 8:30 a.m. Oct. 18 at the Salem Hills Golf and Country Club.

DAHS '60 lunch planned

LISBON - David Anderson High School Class of 1960 will meet for lunch at 1 p.m. Oct. 18 at the Chef's Table in Lisbon.

Deming retirees to breakfast

SALEM - Deming retirees and former employees are invited to breakfast at 8 a.m. Oct. 16 a the Salem Hills Golf and Country Club.

Weingart Cousins gather

SALEM - Weingart Cousins plan to meet on Nov. 13. Birthdays and anniversaries were observed when the group met recently with 21 in attendance.

Salem HS '57 to meet

SALEM - The Salem High School Class of 1957 will meet for lunch at noon Oct. 20 at the Salem Hills Golf and Country Club.

DAHS?'57 breakfast slated

LISBON - The David Anderson High School Class of 1957 will meet for breakfast at 10 a.m. Oct. 18 at the Taste of Country.

Salem Masons plan breakfast

SALEM-A public breakfast buffet will be served from 7:30 to 10 a.m. Oct. 27 at the Salem Masonic Building, 788 E. State St. Cost is $6 for adults, $3 for children under age 10 and free for children under 2. The menu offers pancakes, waffles, sausage, bacon, scrambled eggs, homemade sausage gravy, biscuits, homefries, toast, fruit cocktail, orange juice, coffee and tea. The building is equipped with a handicapped accessible elevator. Proceeds will be directed to the Salem Masonic Building Fund.

Smith Center open house

SALEM - The public is invited to the Christmas open house from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Nov. 7 in the community room at the Smith Center on East Fourth Street. Vendors on site will display their wares including candy, jewelry, purses and crocheted items. Tickets will be sold for a basket raffle at $1 each or six for $5. Proceeds will be given to Anita Webber who has colon cancer.

Damascus Park Board meets

DAMASCUS - The Damascus Community Center Park Board met Sept. 24. It was noted that the forest harvesting clean-up continues at a steady pace, along with other maintenance details. the ark will host a Community Bonfire on Saturday, October 13th from 5-7 pm. Hot dogs, cider and donuts will be available, along with hayrides and pumpkin painting for the family.

Sign up at Damascus Post Office, G's Pizza, or Damascus Hardware. Board is also working on details to host guests at the park for "Light Up Damascus" on Dec. 8th. The public is welcome to the next board meeting, October 22nd at 7:00 pm at the Community Center.

Canfield quilt group to meet

CANFIELD - That Quilt Group I Belong To will meet at 7 p.m. Oct. 16 at Fair Park in Canfield. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Member Nonie McDevitt will present a program using your computer to enhance your quilting skills. The theme for "show and tell" is "Wedding." Members and guests are asked to bring quilted items given or received for weddings or anniversaries. That Quilt Group I Belong To is open to all interested quilters at all skill levels. For membership information contact President Mary Rose Nordquist at

Lisbon Alumni HOF?event

LISBON-The annual Lisbon Alumni Association's Roast and Hall of Fame Induction event begins at 6 p.m. April 27, 2013, at the Salem Golf Club. The LAA is accepting nominations from now until Jan. 1 for potential inductees. To nominate a classmate for this honor, go the web link for the Lisbon Alumni Association for a form at Nominees for Hall Of Fame Nominees should meet the following criteria: A graduate of David Anderson High School; must be at least 10 years since graduation; based on lifetime achievements; must have made a significant contribution to the school, or their community, state, nation or globally. Send all entries to P.O. Box 421, Lisbon, Ohio 44432 by Jan. 1. Nominations for the roast candidate(s) include any DAHS graduate you would like to see "roasted" in a kind, fun-filled, often humbling, but family-oriented venue. All nominees for the roasting may reserve the right to decline. Send this form to the same post office box before Jan.1. For more information call Betsy Barringer, LAA president, at 330-424-7651.

TOPS 1380 weight loss

SALEM - TOPS 1380 met recently with 10 members weighing in at the Emmanuel Lutheran Church. The TOPS pledge and prayer was led by Shirley Bullis. Margaret Phillips, Cora Briggs, Dorothy Mussler and Barb May recited the KOPS pledge. Barb May and Phillips were also named KOPS for the week. The Rolling Cash Five was won by Dorothy Mussler and Eleanor May read for the circle of light.

United FFA offers petting zoo

HANOVERTON - The United Local FFA chapter presented a petting zoo at the Center for the Developmentally Disabled in Lisbon on Oct. 5 for the Harvest Festival. There were many animals being shown, among the many taken were a horse, three cows, two of which were dairy, a horse, a pigmy goat, a pot belly pig, a few rabbits, and some chickens. Some of United's Ruriteens also went with the FFA members.

DAR holds monthly meeting

HANOVERTON - Southwick Griscom Kinney Chapter, National Society Daughters of the American Revolution, held its September meeting at the Spread Eagle Tavern. Regent Heidi Blosser presided. Guest speaker was U.S. Congressman Bill Johnson. He spoke about the design of the U.S. Constitution and the brilliance of its simplicity. Johnson challenged members to be passionate, good civic stewards who have the power to choose their destiny. After an update about current issues before congress, he answered many questions.

R-Weigh honors weight loss

SALEM - The R-Weigh weight support groups met at 1 and 5 p.m. Monday at Faith Chapel. Members lost 26 pounds for the week. Good losers at both groups were JoAnne Bogdan, Rita Cecil, Marian Doerr and Edie Sternburg. Sandy McGarr and Jo Carol Gray were the goalies for the week. Ruth Miller won the can-do monetary drawing. The afternoon group's school contest member winners were Bogdan, Jody Guthrie and Gloria Judy. The goal member winners were Patty Mills and Rachel Weaver. They will receive a monetary award and go on the field trip paid luncheon Monday. Evening group's school contest member winners were Sandy Shipton, Jennifer Oettinger, Karen Pauline, Edie Sternburg, Mary Hefner, Rita Cecil and Marian Doerr. Goal member winners were Carol Held and Lisa Jones. They will receive a monetary award and go on the field trip paid dinner Monday. The member winners at both groups have to keep the weight off Monday to receive the award. The losers of the contest will have a regular meeting at the church.



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