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October 31, 2012
Salem News

Salem Key Club members will be

collecting money today for project

SALEM - Members of the Salem Key Club will be collecting money for the UNICEF Foundation's Eliminate Project during trick or treat hours in Salem from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. today.

Beautification Committee of Salem

Chamber hosting 'Light Up the Night'

SALEM - The Beautification Committee of the Salem Area Chamber of Commerce is announcing a Christmas lighting contest as a new event for the 2012 holiday season. "Light Up the Night" is a contest for residents of Salem in the 44460 zip code.

Judges from the committee will be looking for homes with the best lighting displays (non-commercial) and will award one home and one business.

The chamber's "Light Up Night" ceremony begins at 7 p.m. Nov. 30 on the Village Green. The community Christmas tree and the downtown Christmas lights will be lighted during this special ceremony, and the winners of the lighting contest will be announced.

Other activities will include music from the Salem High School Encore group. Realife Church will providing refreshments. The Quakertown Trolley will provide a Christmas light tour that will include the lighting contest winners.

Residents are asked to have their lighting displays completed by the week of Nov. 26. For more information call the chamber at 330-337-3473.

Country Music Jam will be held

at St. Mary's Alzheimer's Center

COLUMBIANA - A country music jam will be held from 6:30 to 10 p.m. Nov. 1 and 15 at St. Mary's Alzheimer's Center.

Guardian Angels support group meeting

will be held Thursday at Das Dutch Haus

COLUMBIANA - The Guardian Angels support group meeting begins at 9:30 a.m. Thursday at Das Dutch Haus. Families, caregivers, professionals and loved ones who have individuals with special needs and disabilities are invited.

The meeting is free, however, the cost of an adult meal is $10.01, which includes both beverage and tip. The cost of a child's meal is $4.66. For more information call Kelli Harding at 330-692-1427.

Tri-State Genealogical and Historical

Society hosting scrapbooking workshop

NEWELL, W. Va. - The Tri-State Genealogical and Historical Society is hosting a genealogy/scrapbooking workshop from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday in the society's research library at 717 Washington St., Newell.

Staff and volunteers will be on hand to help you learn to use genealogy researching and scrapbooking to make gifts. Those attending are to bring pictures or documents to use for scrapping. Scrapbooking supplies will be provided.

Public invited to all-you-can-eat

breakfast at Salem Hunting Club

SALEM - The public is invited to an all-you-can-eat breakfast from 7 to 11 a.m. Saturday at the Salem Hunting Club, 549 Indiana Ave.

The menu include eggs, pancakes, potatoes, bacon, toast, orange juice and a choice of hot beverages. Cost is $5.

Swiss steak dinner will be served Saturday at New Alexander Christian Church

NEW ALEXANDER - A Swiss steak dinner will be served from 3:30 to 6 p.m. Saturday at the New Alexander Christian Church. Cost is $8.50 for adults, $3 for children up to age 10, and free for under 6. Carryouts are available.

Craig Beach Volunteer Fire Department

hosting annual spaghetti dinner Sunday

LAKE MILTON - The Craig Beach Volunteer Fire Department at 1797 Grandview Road is hosting its annual all-you-can-eat spaghetti and meatball dinner from noon to 5 p.m. Sunday at the fire station.

Cost is $7 for adults, $6 for senior citizens and $5 for children ages 3 to 12. The meal includes bread, dessert and beverage. Carryouts are available.

United Community Food Basket's annual

Swiss steak dinner fund raiser is Sunday

HANOVERTON - United Community Food Basket's annual Swiss steak dinner fund raiser will be served from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday at the Community Building on Second Street.

Cost is $9.50 for adults and $4.50 for children for the all-you-can-eat meal which includes potatoes, noodles, vegetable, beverage, dessert and rolls. Carryouts are available. There also will be a Chinese auction.

Country music jam scheduled at

Rogers Community auction

ROGERS -A country music jam is scheduled from 6 to 9 p.m. Nov. 4 and 18 at the Rogers Community auction dining room.

Lifeguard training course offered

at Salem Community Center

SALEM - The Salem Community Center is offering a lifeguard training course from Nov. 5-16.

Classes will run weeknights from 5 to 8. Cost is $220 for members and $260 for non-members. To register call 330-332-5885.

Career and Technical ABLE program

holding orientations for GED/Brush-Up

SALEM - The Columbiana County Career and Technical Center ABLE program will hold orientations for anyone interested in taking GED/Academic Skills Brush-Up classes.

Students must complete the whole orientation in order to attend classes. Orientations are scheduled at the Salem Memorial Building, Nov. 6, 7 and 9 from 12:30 to 3:30 p.m.; Columbiana County Career Center, Nov. 5, 6 and 7 from 9 a.m. to noon; Columbiana County Career Center, Nov. 6, 7 and 8 from 6 to 9 p.m.; East Liverpool, 517 Broadway Professional Building, Suite 401, Nov. 6, 7 and 9 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. For more information call 330-424-9561 Ext. 190.

Chapter 59 of Columbiana County

Public employees will meet for lunch

LISBON - Chapter 59 Columbiana County Public Employee Retirees Inc. will meet for lunch at noon Nov. 12 at Taste of Country. The business session follows at 1 p.m. featuring a speaker from the Christina House.

Heartland Christian School's senior

class hosting pasta buffet, silent auction

COLUMBIANA - Heartland Christian School's senior class is hosting a pasta buffet and silent auction from 4 to 7 p.m. Nov. 13 at 28 Pittsburgh St. Donations will be accepted. Carryouts are available.

Columbiana Chamber of Commerce

planning annual Christmas parade

COLUMBIANA - The Columbiana Area Chamber of Commerce invites you to bring your organization's message to its annual Christmas parade, and let the people of Columbiana know what you are all about.

Plaques will be awarded for best float, best car, best of theme, best marching/walking unit, best old fire truck, best new fire truck, best of parade and best of animals. Applications are available at 330-482-3822 or

The parade is held in conjunction with Columbiana's annual "Christmas in Columbiana." The parade steps out at 10 a.m. Nov. 17 from Joshua Dixon School and proceeds down Main Street to Union Street. This year's theme is "The Joy of Christmas is Shining."

After the parade, the chamber will be taking pictures with Santa at the Main Street Theater. Other activities throughout the day include a lunch/bake/craft sale at the First Presbyterian Church; the annual St. Jude craft sale; and free Christmas movies at the Columbiana Public Library beginning at 1:30 p.m., etc.

The stores will welcome guests with special sales and refreshments and local entertainers will wander through the shops, adding to the Christmas spirit. See the Columbiana Calendar at for complete details. For more information call the chamber at 330-482-3822 or Paul Rance at 330-482-3125.

Columbiana's annual free Thanksgiving

dinner will be held Nov. 21

COLUMBIANA - Columbiana's annual, free Thanksgiving dinner begins at 1 p.m. Nov. 21 at the First Christian Church. Those attending must call the Way Station at 330-482-5072 between Nov. 1-12 to sign-up.

Dinner is prepared by Das Dutch Haus, Dutch Village Inn, Rita's, Columbiana McDonald's, and generous individuals who will be baking turkeys, pies, cakes, bread and donating other items for the feast. The dinner will be served by "local" celebrities such as county commissioners, judges, local officials, and the state representative.

Those with handicap accessible needs should park in the parking lot on the east end of the building and use the door closest to that lot. People dropping off donations should use the door on North Middle Street.

Carryouts are available to those who sign-up in advance. Delivery is available in Columbiana, Leetonia, Washingtonville, Leetonia, North Lima, New Waterford, Rogers, Negley and East Palestine when arrangements are made in advance.

Financial help is needed, along with sugar-free desserts, regular desserts, bread and rolls. There is also a need for volunteers to greet and organize the following: leftovers, desserts, carryout, deliveries, and transport individuals who do not have transportation. For more information contact 330-482-5072 or

Limited tickets remain for Hail Mary

banquet honoring coach Karl Zellers

SALEM - Limited tickets are available for the Hail Mary banquet, honoring coach Karl Zellers, sponsored by the Salem Preservation Society's Reilly Wall Committee.

Special guest speaker is Coach Earle Bruce. The banquet starts with a social hour at 6 p.m. Nov. 10 at the Salem Golf Club.

The prime rib buffet dinner follows at 7 p.m. Cost is $75 per person, ($50 tax deductible). The public is invited. For reservations call JeanAlice Fehr 330-337-6926. All proceeds will go to the Reilly Wall Project.

All-you-can eat fish fry scheduled

Friday at the Columbiana Legion post

COLUMBIANA - An all-you-can-eat fish fry will be held from 4 to 7 p.m. Friday at the American Legion Post 290. Cost is $10 for adults and $4 for children.

Damascus Ruritans to host breakfast

at the United Methodist Church

DAMASCUS - Damascus Ruritans are hosting an all-you-can-eat breakfast from 7 to 11 a.m. Saturday at the Damascus United Methodist Church, 300 Valley Road. The West Branch Area Ladies will hold a bake sale during the breakfast.

'Soup to Go' drive-thru planned at the

Robbins United Methodist Church

WASHINGTONVILLE - The " Soup to Go" drive-thru will be open from 4 to 6 p.m. Nov. 7 at the Robbins United Methodist Church, 100 High St.

Different varieties of homemade soups are available in quarts starting at $6 each. For more information call 330-427-2035.

Soup luncheon scheduled Nov. 10

at the Franklin Square church

FRANKLIN SQUARE - A soup luncheon will be served from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Nov. 10 at the Franklin Square United Methodist Church, 37615 Olde State Route 558.

A selection of soup, sandwiches and pie will be available. Soup to go will also be available.



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