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Community Happenings

October 21, 2012
Salem News

Goshen HS '58 to lunch

SALEM - The Goshen High School Class of 1958 plans to meet for lunch at noon Dec. 3 at the Skyline Diner on Route 45.

SHS '55 holds birthday bash

SALEM - The Salem High School Class of 1955 recently held a Birthday Bash to celebrate the 75th birthdays of the class members. The birthday dinner was held at Das Dutch Village Inn in Columbiana with 51 in attendance. The class will be together again at the reunion in 2015.

Music Study Club to meet

SALEM - The Salem Music Study Club will meet at 7 p.m. Oct. 24 in the parlor of the Education Building of the Emmanuel Lutheran Church, 251 S. Broadway Ave. Heidi Keener, the Agnes Fowler Scholarship winner, will present the program. Guests and members are welcome.

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.

Faith Court holds meeting

SALEM - Faith Court Order of Amaranth met Oct. 5 at the Salem Masonic Building for its annual official visit. Rebecca Ronshausen presided. Russ Carnes, grand royal patron, and Teresa McNicol, grand royal matron were in attendance. Seven other courts were also in attendance for the meeting. A donation was made to Ohio's Grand Court Scholarship Fund. Plans were made for the Faith Court's Thanksgiving party. A dinner was enjoyed after the meeting.

CCCTC?sponsoring dinner

LISBON - The Columbiana County Career and Technical Center Culinary Careers classes are sponsoring the "Get Mom Out of the Kitchen Day" dinner from noon to 3 p.m. Oct. 28 at the CCCTC. The menu includes a garden salad with choice of dressing, fettuccine alfredo with marinated chicken breast, spaghetti and meatballs with marinara sauce, garlic toast, and strawberry shortcake with ice cream. Cost is $6.50 for an adult meal, $4.25 for children 12 and under, and free for toddlers. Carryouts are available. There will also be a bake sale at the dinner. For more information call 330-424-9561.

NW?Lions host SCH CEO

NEW WATERFORD - New Waterford Lions met Oct. 4 at the Community Building with Dave Forinash presiding. Dick Sell introduced the speaker, Steven Ruwoldt, president and CEO of Salem Community Hospital. Ruwoldt provided an artists sketch of the new 87 bed tower now under construction which features all private rooms.The two lower floors will be covered parking. He stated patient satisfaction is a priority. Several new services,including a wound care center and a Behavorial Health Center are now available.

Crestview Leos are planning a road clean up. Members will sell roses at the roast beef dinner. They plan to have a Christmas angel tree to buy clothing for needy children.

Heartland Christian Leos have a total of 50 members. They are selling balloons. Nursing home visits are planned. They plan to collect pet food for the needy. Christmas ornaments will be given to neighborhood residents in appreciation for their kindness. Sam Grate announced a walk for Pro Life at the Greenway in Leetonia is scheduled from 2 to 4 p.m. Oct. 28. A monetary donation was made by the club. Eye screenings will be done at Crestview School next week. Whole hog sausage is available for $4 per pound. To order call Dwain Hawkins at 330-457-2904.

Youth basketball starting up

SALEM - A Youth Basketball League (for grades K-6) is forming at the First Friends Church on Jennings Avenue. Early registration is now open. More details and a registration form can be found at the church's website, Registration is completed by printing and returning the form to the church with payment. The early bird price of $50 per child ends Nov. 1. Registration discounts are available for children whose parent is willing to coach.

Nov. 1: Early bird registration deadline ($50 registration).

Nov. 12: Final registration deadline ($65 registration) and skills evaluation from 5:30-7:30 p.m. at the church. (This should only take about 30 minutes for each player.)

Week of Jan. 7: Practices begin (one 60-minute practice per week).

Jan. 26: First game (all games are on Saturday mornings).

March 16: Final game.

March 24: End of season celebration.

Salem CWU to meet

SALEM - Kelly Weikart will speak when the Salem Church Women United meets on Monday at the Emmanuel Lutheran Church. Fellowship begins at 1 p.m. with refreshments being served by women from the Holy Trinity Lutheran Church and Winona Meeting. Weikart is the adult education director at the Columbiana County Career and Technical Center.

Meetings are open to women of all faiths.

CWU hosting celebration

SALEM - The public is invited to a World Community Day celebration, hosted by Church Women United, on Nov. 2 at Emmanuel Lutheran Church on South Broadway Avenue, activity building (downstairs). A luncheon will be served at 12:30 p.m. Cost is $5.50 per person (paid at the door). Reservations for the luncheon are due on or before Oct. 26 by calling Pat Wilde at 330-337-3914 or Susan Motherwell at 330-277-9937. Speaker Jeanette Bradley will discuss human trafficking beginning at 1:15 p.m. Admission is free to hear her presentation, however, reservations are due no later than Oct. 30.

R-Weigh holds meeting

SALEM- The R-Weigh weight support groups met at 1 and 5 p.m. Monday at the Faith Chapel and lost 32 pounds for the week. Good losers at both groups for the week were JoAnne Bogdan, Rita Cecil and Mary Hefner. Rachel Weaver and Ruth Miller were the goalies for the week. Joyce Sanders and Linda Lude received the birthday monetary award. Sandy McGarr and Marlene Shirilla won the can-do monetary award. McGarr announced that the afternoon group's Christmas party will be on Dec 3 at Adele's Place. Margie Dale announced that the evening group's Christmas party will be on Nov. 19 at the Das Dutch Haus. Dale also stated that in lieu of a gift exchange, money will be collected and donated to a worthy cause. More information on the parties will be given next week. Prospective new members and visitors are welcome. For more information call 330-332-1078.

TOPS 1380 group meets

SALEM - TOPS 1380 met recently at Emmanuel Lutheran Church with 15 members present and Debbie May leading the TOPS pledge. Reciting the KOPS pledge were Barb May, Margaret Phillips, Cora Briggs, Audrey Goodballet and Dorothy Mussler. Winners were Debbie May, best loser/keeping it off; Eleanor May, honorable mention; and Briggs, KOPS. Eleanor May also won the Rolling Cash 5 and read for the circle of light. Tye Wehr celebrated a birthday. The club's Christmas party will be Dec. 3 at DeRienzo's in Salem.



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