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February 21, 2013
Salem News

Drive-thru chicken dinners available today

LEETONIA - Drive-thru chicken dinners are available from 4 to 6 p.m. today, or until sold out, at the Leetonia United Methodist Church, 50 Lisbon St. Cost is $7 each.

Dance is Saturday at Italian American Club

SALEM - A dance will be held from 8:30 p.m. to midnight Saturday at the Salem Italian American Club. Music will be provided by Uptown Saturday Night.

SkillsUSA competition is Saturday

CANFIELD - The Mahoning County Career and Technical Center will host the 2013 SkillsUSA Northeast Regional Championship Competition on Saturday. Career and technical students from more than 16 schools throughout the Northeast Region will showcase their skills in more than 28 different competitions. The students will be competing throughout the day for a chance to advance to the 61st annual SkillsUSA Ohio Championships in April in Columbus.

The top three medal winners in each category will represent the region at the state level competition, where they will then vie for the opportunity to represent Ohio at the National Leadership and Skills Conference in July in Kansas City. SkillsUSA is a partnership of students, teachers and industry working together to ensure America has a skilled workforce. For more information call Jacqueline Kuffel, career development supervisor, at 330-729-4120.

Ladies Auxiliary of VFW will meet Monday

SALEM - Ladies Auxiliary to the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 892 will meet at 7 p.m. Monday at the post home.

Buckeye School staff sponsoring Banquet

SALEM - The staff of Buckeye School will sponsor the Banquet in Salem from 5 to 7 p.m. Monday at the Memorial Building.

The menu offers vegetable soup, scalloped potatoes and ham, green beans, applesauce, fresh vegetables and fruit, and cookies. Additional sponsors are needed. For more information call Patty Colian at 330-831-2169.

DAHS Class of 1955 will meet Feb. 28

LISBON - David Anderson High School Class of 1955 plans to meet for breakfast at 10 a.m. Feb. 28 at the Taste of Country.

Archive and Research Center will meet

LISBON - The Columbiana County Archive and Research Center's quarterly meeting begins at 7 p.m. Feb. 28 at 129 S. Market St.

Suicide survivors support group will meet

LISBON - Help Hotline Crisis Center's support group of the Survivors of Suicide will meet at 6 p.m. Feb. 28 at the Columbiana County Counseling Center on Route 154. For more information call the Help Hotline at 330-424-7767.

SCC hosting Future Fitness program

SALEM - The Salem Community Center is hosting a six week Future Fitness program starting March 4. These fitness sessions include exercising from 6 to 7 p.m. on Mondays, swimming from 5 to 6 p.m. on Wednesdays, and exercising from 6 to 7 p.m. on Thursdays.

Participants will learn the basics of exercising and nutrition. Cost for SCC members and non-members is $30. For more information contact 330-332-5885 or Cory Wonner at

Great Steps Walk for NF is April 20

BOARDMAN - The Neurofibromatosis Network will host its Great Steps Walk for NF at 10 a.m. April 20 at Boardman Park. Proceeds from the event will benefit the disorder by raising awareness and funds for research. NF research is aimed at identifying a treatment and cure for this genetic, progressive nervous system disorder.

Registration begins at 9 a.m. Pre-registration is $20 for adults ($25 the day of the event), children (ages 4-10) $12, and 3 and under $6. Participants who register before April 5 are guaranteed an event T-shirt.

Walkers can either walk as an individual or as a team and each individual raising $100 or more for the event will have their registration fee waived. Following the event, participants are invited to have fun, food and a chance to meet and chat with others touched by NF, and the volunteer chair, Jennifer Krawchyk. For more information or to register or donate online visit

Art Walk added to summer concert series

YOUNGSTOWN - Mill Creek MetroParks is incorporating an Art Walk to the already well attended and successful summer concert series, Live! at the Morley (formerly known as Summerfest Spectacular). Located at the Judge Leo P. Morley Pavilion at the Wick Recreation Area, Live! at the Morley runs from 7 to 8:30 p.m. on Wednesdays from June 12 through Aug. 28. Admission is free.

Artists are invited to share and sell their art at the concerts from 6 to 8:30 p.m. for a fee of $50 per show. Artists must submit slides or photographs which are reviewed by a jury and their work will be accepted into the show based on technical skill, creativity, and/or other requirements.

For more information contact April Stanislaw at 330-702-3000 Ext. 30 or

Red Cross plans recruitment, DAT meeting

LISBON - The American Red Cross will conduct a volunteer recruitment and Disaster Action Team (DAT) meeting from 5 to 8 p.m. March 18 at the Columbiana County Emergency Management Association office at 215 S. Market St. For more information contact Barb Slator, American Red Cross disaster specialist, at 330-312-2258.

Salem Eagles hosting Friday fish fry

SALEM - The public is invited to a fish fry from 4 to 7 p.m. Friday at the Salem Eagles Club on North Ellsworth Avenue.

Chicken dinners are also available. Cost is $8.50 per person. A dance is scheduled from 9 p.m. to midnight Saturday at the club. Music will be provided by Roadworks.

Salem Masons hosting breakfast buffet

SALEM-A public breakfast buffet will be served from 7:30 to 10 a.m. Saturday 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.

Day of Prayer events planned March 1

SALEM - Salem Church Women United has announced that the annual World Day of Prayer luncheon and program is slated March 1 at Faith Chapel, 511 E. Pershing St. The luncheon, prepared by the women of the church, begins at 12:30 p.m. An appreciation offering will be taken. Reservations may be made by contacting Pat Wild at 330-337-3914 before Monday. World Day of Prayer is open to men and women of all faiths.



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