Hospital book fair set Nov. 19-20
SALEM - The Salem Community Hospital Auxiliary's Book Fair will be held from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Nov. 19 and 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Nov. 20 in the hospital's private dining room. A large selection of premium quality books and seasonal items at discount prices is available. Proceeds will benefit the SCH Auxiliary which supports patient services and programs at the hospital. For information call 330-332-7126.
Hanover Historical Society to meet
HANOVERTON - The Hanover Township Historical Society will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Thompson home on Second Street. As an introduction to the upcoming 200-year anniversary of the founding of the village celebration in July, movies taken during the 175th activities will be shown. The public is welcome. For information call 330-222-1780.
Goshen 1941 breakfast planned
SALEM - The Goshen High School Class of 1941 plans to meet for breakfast at 9 a.m. Nov. 20 at the Salem Hills Golf and Country Club.
Blood drive set in Damascus
DAMASCUS - The Damascus, Beloit and Goshen Center Ruritan Clubs are co-sponsoring an American Red Cross blood drive from 1 to 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Damascus United Methodist Church, 300 Valley Road. Donors will receive a free apple pie coupon redeemable at participating Perkins Restaurant and Bakery locations.
Salem 1952 lunch planned
SALEM - The Salem High School Class of 1952 will meet for lunch at noon Nov. 28 at the Salem Hills Golf and Country Club.
VFW Auxiliary plans Zuti auction
WASHINGTONVILLE - Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 5532's Ladies Auxiliary will hold a Zuti auction at 5 p.m. Dec. 1 at the post home, 757 County Line Road. Doors open at 3 p.m.
Dick Zuti will serve as auctioneer. The auction will feature new items such as brand name toys, "As Seen on TV" items, tools, gifts for men and women, collectibles, Christmas decorations, wrapping paper, team sporting goods, etc. The public is invited. There will be a concession stand and door prizes.
Christmas Tea, Bazaar set Dec. 1
SALEM - A Christmas Tea and Bazaar will be held from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Dec. 1 at Salem First Friends Church. Sponsored by Ozer Ministries, funds raised from the tea will be used for domestic violence awareness. Interested vendors are asked to contact Daryl Hersh of Ozer Ministries at 330-426-2147.
'Bucket brigade' aids Sandy victims
COLUMBIANA - A local "bucket brigade" for Hurricane Sandy relief that will provide direct aid to families and individuals in the New Jersey/New York City area is under way at the Columbiana Church of Christ. "This effort will directly help victims of Hurricane Sandy by providing non-perishable personal hygiene and household items to aid them through this difficult time," said Dick Mason, coordinator.
Weather-tight containers of reusable five-gallon buckets will be filled with non-perishable items essential for the survivor's welfare and will be delivered to any families in need in the hurricane stricken area. Personal hygiene bags will also be distributed to individuals.
The following specific items are needed: new five-gallon family size buckets with lids, soap, hand towels, washcloths, paper towels, deodorant, shampoo, disinfectant such as Lysol, Pinesol, skin lotions, sanitary pads, baby oil, large trash bags, toothpaste, toothbrushes, toilet paper, small comb or hairbrush, disposable razor for men, small packs of tissues or wipes, antibiotic ointment, Band-aids, and plastic cups and bowls. A complete list is available at columbianacofc.org.
Home Depot and Lowes have donated 150 buckets. Food items cannot be accepted for this effort.
Individuals and businesses can help by dropping off the needed items from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Nov 12-16 at the Columbiana Church of Christ. Items may also be dropped off by appointment by calling Jim Mong at 330-692-3781 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Cash donations should be sent to the Columbiana Church of Christ, 191 E. state Route 14, Box 385 Columbiana, Ohio 44408. Checks should be made out to Columbiana Church of Christ Sandy Relief Effort. All donations go to directly to the relief effort. For more information contact Mason at 330-277-6461, email@example.com or www.columbianacofc.org.
Fundraising professionals to meet
YOUNGSTOWN - The Mahoning/Shenango Chapter of the Association of Fund-raising Professionals will host its annual "Meet the Funders" luncheon on Dec. 7 at Fellows Riverside Gardens, Mill Creek MetroParks, 123 McKinley Ave. Registration and networking begin at 10:30 a.m. Lunch is served at 11:30 a.m. followed by the main program from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. The program will consist of a panel discussion with the funders. Staff and volunteers involved in fundraising for non-profit organizations are encouraged to attend. Cost is $20 for AFP members, $30 for not-yet-members and $10 for full-time students. Reservations may be made at www.afpmash.org.
Cookie Walk set at First Friends
SALEM - The public is invited to the Mission Connection Cookie Walk from 9 a.m. to noon Dec. 8 at the First Friends Church, 1028 Jennings Ave. A variety of cookies will be available at $4 per dozen. Proceeds will benefit the Ladies Mission Connection and missionaries.
Cookie walk set at Calla church
CANFIELD - Calla Community Church will hold its Christmas Cookie Walk from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Dec. 8 at the church, 6482 W. Calla Road. Cookies are $4.50 per dozen and can be mixed and matched. Calla Community Church cookbooks will also be sold. All proceeds support the church and its mission work. For more information call 330-533-6007.
Edible gifts demonstration set
LEETONIA- Edible gifts, treats and candy will be demonstrated by Liz Ross at 6 p.m. Nov. 29 at the Leetonia Community Public Library. Check her out on Facebook "Cooking with Liz Ross." There is a cost of $7 per person for supplies. Registration is necessary. Call the library at 330-427-6635 by Nov. 24 to take part in the program.