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February 7, 2013
Salem News

Drive-thru chicken dinners sold today

SALEM - "Chicken on the Run" drive-thru chicken dinners, will be sold from 4 to 6 p.m. today, until sold out, at the First United Methodist Church, 244 S. Broadway Ave.

The meal includes a stuffed chicken breast, mashed potatoes and gravy, green beans and a brownie. Cost is $7. As drivers arrive to the (south) entrance of the church, their dinners will be handed to them in their cars.

SHS Class of 1959 lunch is Saturday

SALEM - The Salem High School Class of 1959 will meet for lunch at noon Saturday at the Salem Hills Golf and Country Club.

Beaver Local BOE will meet Feb. 11

LISBON - Beaver Local Board of Education plans to meet at 6:30 p.m. Feb. 11 in room two at the high school.

LHS '43 lunch set

at Das Dutch Haus

LEETONIA - The Leetonia High School Class of 1943 plans to meet for lunch at 11:30 a.m. Feb 11 at Das Dutch Haus. All classes are welcome.

EP Park Committee meeting is Feb. 11

EAST PALESTINE - The Village of East Palestine Park/Recreation/Safety/Cemetery Committee meeting begins at 6 p.m. Feb. 11, one hour prior to the regular meeting at 7 p.m., at the East Palestine Park Community Center.

EP Class of 1954

will meet for lunch

EAST PALESTINE - East Palestine High School Class of 1954 plans to meet for lunch at 11:30 a.m. Feb. 13 at Paul's Antone's in Columbiana.

Crestview BOE will

meet on Feb. 13

COLUMBIANA - The regular meeting of the Crestview Local Board of Education begins at 6:30 p.m. Feb. 13 in the Performing Arts Center, 44100 Crestview Road.

Retirees will be

treated to lunch

SALEM - Salem Area Retired Employees are invited to lunch at noon Feb. 14 at the CIO Hall on Prospect Street. The meal will be provided.

Former phone

operators to meet

SALEM - Former AT&T-Ohio Bell Telephone Operators will meet for breakfast at 8:30 a.m. Feb. 21 at the Salem Hills Golf and Country Club.

Fame nominations being accepted

East Liverpool Kent State University at East Liverpool's Wall of Fame Committee is accepting nominations for the Lifetime Achievement Award and the Friends of the Kent State East Liverpool Award.

The Lifetime Achievement Award recognizes Kent State graduates for their professional accomplishments and community involvement. The Friends of Kent State University at East Liverpool Award honors individuals who work tirelessly to improve the community and support the university's mission to provide quality education to the tri-state area.

To nominate someone for the Wall of Fame Award contact Bethany Zirillo at 330-382-7430 or email to request an application.

Recipients of the awards will be recognized at the 25th annual Wall of Fame Honors Banquet at 5:30 p.m. May 3 at the East Liverpool Country Club.

A dinner program will honor students for outstanding academic achievements and this year's Wall of Fame inductees.

Also during the banquet, the Wall of Fame Committee will announce the recipient of its annual scholarship, and the Joan Gailey Memorial Scholarship will be given in memory of the late Dr. Joan Gailey, a beloved former professor at the East Liverpool campus.

Kindergarten registration at South Range

BEAVER TOWNSHIP - Kindergarten registration for students in the South Range Local School District will be taken the week of March 4-8. Parents of children who will be 5 years old on or before Sept. 30, 2013, may register over the phone and make an appointment for screening by calling the elementary school office at 330-549-5578 between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. during the designated week. Students to be registered must be residents of the South Range School District.

Danny McVicker Scholarship breakfast at Legion

SEBRING - The Danny McVicker Scholarship Breakfast will be served from 8 a.m. to noon March 3 at the American Legion, 395 W. California Ave.

The all-you-can eat meal includes eggs, bacon, sausage, ham, French toast, pancakes, sausage gravy and biscuits, hash browns, juice and coffee. Cost is $7 per person.

Lifeguard training available at SCC

SALEM - The Salem Community Center will offer a lifeguard training course from March 4-15. Classes will run from 5 to 8 p.m. Monday through Friday. Cost is $220 for members and $260 for non-members. Upon completion participants will receive Lifeguard Training, First Aid, Professional Rescuer CPR and AED Essentials certifications. To register call 330-332-5885.

Chili fund raiser planned

NORTH LIMA - Nine cooks will bring their finest chili concoctions to the first-ever chili cook-off to benefit Goodness Grows at the Common Grounds Church. The event is slated 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Feb. 23, at 2310 W. South Range Road (the former Mellinger's Nursery).

Funds raised at the cook-off will help furnish newly renovated greenhouses with equipment and adaptive working areas.

"Our goal is to raise $5,000 this year to kick-start our horticultural training work with special needs high school students, working from seed to sale, if our dream of starting a farm stand here comes to fruition," said Greg Bowman, executive director.

The family-friendly event includes chili samples from all contestants and opportunity for younger children to help break open pinatas at noon, 1 and 2 p.m. The cost to participate is $8.75 in advance or $10 at the door. Cooks will serve their chili with condiments to win the approval of attendees who will select the "People's Choice" winner with kidney beans for voting tokens.

A panel of judges including Pat Lowry (from the office of U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan) and Sara Polton (from the office U.S. Rep. Bill Johnson) will evaluate the entries to award three more awards. All winners will receive a framed and mounted commemorative mini-apron sporting the event logo of a dancing jalapeno pepper over a boiling cauldron.

Competing will be teams from Arrow Disposal of Washingtonville, Lance Newton; Come Into the Kitchen of Columbiana, Rose Conrad; Dandelion Lane Catering of Leetonia, Dawn Lichtenwalner; Greenford Cupboard, Terri Hauser; Leetonia Mennonite Church, Darlene Martin and Pam Millikin; Midway Mennonite Church of Columbiana, Larry & Becky Wehr; Smokehouse BBQ Restaurant of Greenford, Matt Baird; Tie One On of Columbiana, Rita & Jay Esbenshade; Zaney Pearl Farm of Leetonia, Kathryn Hatch.

Goodness Grows is a faith-based non-profit organization that works creatively with community groups, congregations, organizations and individuals to seek transformation through agriculture that gives life. The outreach ministry of Common Ground Church Community, it provides agricultural leadership and training to bring about social and economic change. Goodness Grows will host Jubilee Food Justice Mission Trips for high school youth groups this summer, working in urban and rural areas to explore the rich story of local food.

For details, call the church at 330-549-9408 or visit



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