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ACROSS OUR COMMUNITIES

February 22, 2013
Salem News

Columbiana issues boil order

COLUMBIANA - The city of Columbiana has issued a boil order, until further notice, in effect for the Southern Terrace Trailer Park, due to a water main break.

First Brethren serving dinner

NORTH GEORGETOWN - The First Brethren Church at 27333 Main St. will serve dinner from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. today.

Chili, salad, bread, dessert and beverage will be provided free of charge to all who attend. Donations are accepted, but not necessary. A free movie, "The Walk Home," follows at 7:30 p.m. at the Emmanuel Lutheran Church, 27485 Main St.

Food distribution is Saturday

WINONA - A food distribution is scheduled from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday at the Winona Friends Church, 4615 Whinnery Road.

The distribution is open to families and individuals residing in the United Local School District.

Center Park Board meets

DAMASCUS - The Damascus Community Center Park Board met Jan. 28 under the direction of President Ken Schwingle. The spring pancake breakfast will be served from 6:30 to 11 a.m. Saturday in the Canyon View Room at Damascus Friends Church. Cost is $6. All proceeds benefit park maintenance.

The bid sheet for the 2013 mowing contract may be acquired by contacting Jerry Hollback at 330-537-8647. The contract is due by March 21. Upcoming events include the Easter egg hunt at 10 a.m. March 23; and election of officers at the next meeting at 7 p.m. Feb. 25 in room 200 at the church. The public is invited.

Dairy Boosters will meet

SALEM - Columbiana County Buckeye Dairy Boosters will meet for lunch at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday at Ezio's. The business session follows at 12:30 p.m. Items of discussion include the spring banquet, committee assignments and the spring trip.

Food pantry will be open

EAST PALESTINE - The food pantry at Grace Lutheran Church will be open from 9:30 to 11 a.m. Feb. 27 for East Palestine School District residents.

GED practice exam scheduled

LISBON -The official GED practice exam will be given at 10 a.m. March 1 at the Columbiana County Career and Technical Center. To register call 330-424-9561 Ext. 190.

SCH co-sponsoring blood drives

SALEM - To help meet the blood needs of area patients, Salem Community Hospital is co-sponsoring two American Red Cross blood drives: from 1 to 7 p.m. March 1 at the Salem Community Center, 1098 N. Ellsworth Ave.; and 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. March 6 at the hospital, 1995 E. State St.

According to the American Red Cross, every two seconds someone in America needs blood.

Recipients include accident victims, cancer patients, organ and bone marrow transplant patients, individuals undergoing open heart surgery and premature infants. Appointments may be made by calling 330-332-7227. Walk-ins will be accepted.

Leetonia Class of 1949 will meet

LEETONIA - The Leetonia High School Class of 1949 will meet for lunch at noon March 6 at the Salem Hills Golf and Country Club.

Legion sponsoring craft show

ALLIANCE - American Legion Post 166 is sponsoring its spring craft show from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. March 2 at the post home, 141 W. Main St. There also will be food, beverages, baked goods and raffles.

Gospel Choir will perform

SALEM - Kent State University's Gospel Choir will perform a free concert at 4 p.m. March 2 at the Kent State University City Center, 230 N. Lincoln Ave.

The choir is directed by Dr. Linda B. Walker, a professor at KSU. Founded in 1996 by Walker, the Kent State Gospel Choir has earned an excellent local, regional, national and international reputation.

In 2011, the choir was invited to perform at the Prague Gospel Festival.

Fairfield 1959 Class will meet

FAIRFIELD TOWNSHIP - The Fairfield-Waterford High School Class of 1959 will meet for dinner at 5:30 p.m. March 4 at Heck's Restaurant in Columbiana.

Quilt Guild will meet March 5

SALEM - Members of United Quilt Guild will work on unfinished objects when they meet at 9:30 a.m. March 5 at the First Presbyterian Church on East Second Street.

The Market Place Workshop follows at 6:30 p.m.. The guild will celebrate its 20th anniversary with Patterson in charge. Members are reminded to bring finger foods.

SHS Class of 1968 will meet

SALEM - The Salem High School Class of 1968 plans to meet for dinner at 6 p.m. March 14 at Ricky's English Pub.

Women's?Night Out is March 20

SALEM - Vendor and/or advertising tables, sponsorship and event tickets are still available for the Salem Community Center's fourth annual Women's Night Out on March 20.

Women's Night Out centers around information, products and services for females of all ages. Last year's event was sold out, and 400 women are expected to attend this year's event. Participants will enjoy a night of information, dinner, shopping and entertainment by featured speaker Judson Laipply.

All proceeds from this event will benefit the operation of the SCC Children's Fitness Center. Event tickets will only be available through March 11. For more information or to purchase tickets call 330-332-5885 or stop by the SCC front desk.

Advisory Council seeks members

ALLIANCE - The Alliance Community Hospital Patient Advisory Council for Excellence (PACE) is seeking new members to join its committee.

This committee of former patients and caregivers serves to assist ACH in personalizing, humanizing and demystifying the healthcare experience.

This task force is charged with sharing ideas and suggestions in order to establish new initiatives at ACH which reflect the hospital's mission, vision and values and that honor patient-centered care above all else. This workgroup will work with ACH administration to help enact policies and programs that honor the needs and preferences of patients and their family members and visitors.

The PACE group is currently seeking six new members with a vested interest in being involved on this working committee to help improve the healthcare experience and to help ACH better serve the community. PACE is looking for those who have been a patient or caregiver to a patient at ACH within the last 24 months in either an inpatient or outpatient setting.

The council meets on a monthly basis at ACH to regularly discuss opportunities for improvement, to provide input on programs and services and to become knowledgeable spokespersons for the organization.

To learn more about this committee contact Jessica Bloss at 330-596-7516 or Alliance Community Hospital at www.achosp.org.

Local author releases novel

HANOVERTON -Hanoverton author Robert W. Greier Jr. announces the publication of his newest novel, "Hallowing Wings." This novel, the third published by Greier, is now available at Trade-a-Book in Salem, or at many sights online.

Dance is Saturday at Italian 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.

Ladies Auxiliary will meet

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

Banquet in Salem is Monday

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.

Suicide survivors 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 holding 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 wonner@salemcommunitycenter.com.

Red Cross plans 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 fish fry

SALEM - The public is invited to a fish fry from 4 to 7 p.m. today 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.

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

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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