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April 28, 2013
Salem News

Retired nurses to meet for lunch

SALEM - Area retired nurses are invited to meet for lunch at noon Wednesday at the Salem Hills Golf and Country Club, 12688 Salem-Warren Road.

LHS '51 sets breakfast meeting

LEETONIA The Leetonia High School Class of 1951 plans to meet for breakfast at 9 a.m. May 7 at the Salem Hills Golf and Country Club.

TOPS 1380 holds meeting

SALEM - Members of TOPS 1380 met April 15 at the Emmanuel Lutheran Church. Audrey Goodballet led the TOPS prayer and pledge. Margaret Phillips, Goodballet and Barb May recited the KOPS pledge. Phillips was the award winner for KOPS. Goodballet won the rolling cash five. Eleanor May read for the "circle of light."

Area Singles set May schedule

LISBON - Area Singles has announced its schedule of meetings for next month. Meetings will begin at 6 p.m. May 1 at BB Rooners in Salem, May 8 at The Phoenix in Canfield, May 15 at Italo's in Lisbon, May 22 at Pinky's in New Garden and May 29 at Marty's BBQ in Salem.

Sebring Leo's Club selects officers

SEBRING - Officers were elected when the Sebring Leo's met April 7 at the home of Elva Summers. Six members were present. The new officers are President Allison Hobson, Vice President Taylor Burns, Secretary Aunisty Switzer, Treasurer James Hanes, News Reporter Carrie Burns, Activity Chairman Robert Swinhart, and Recreation Leaders Elizabeth and Carrie Burns.

Under old business the Leo's took a field trip to Kraynak's and Daffin's Candy in March and helped with the spring clean-up at the park in Sebring on April 20. They also plan to plant flowers at the Community Center. The group's spring conference was slated April 27 at Alliance Middle School. The Leo's plan to participate in the Sebring Firemen's Parade on May 31. The next meeting is May 19 at the Summers' home.

NW?Lions host dermatologist

NEW WATERFORD - New Waterford Lions Club met April 18 at the Community Center with 13 members and one guest present. David Forinash conducted the meeting. Speaker was Dr. Patrick Shannon, board certified dermatologist. Three types of skin cancers, their symptoms and treatments were discussed. A question and answer period followed. A donation was made to Pilot Dogs in memory of Madelyn Garrod. A road cleanup was done last week.

Ellis Hawkins, adviser for the Crestview Leos reported the club has held election of officers. Members will assist with the benefit dinners for a teacher who passed recently and also for a student that is being treated for cancer.

Dick Sell, adviser for the Heartland Christian Leos, reported members have collected paper products and will donate them to Oasis Food Bank. A prom will be held at Whispering Pines and Crossroads Nursing Homes. A free car wash will be held at the school as a thank you to the community for their support. Profits from the roast beef dinner held in March will be given as scholarships to qualifying graduates from Crestview and Heartland Christian. The next meeting will be held May 2 at the Community Building.

Elks 305 Auxiliary to host dinner

SALEM - Ladies Auxiliary of Elks Lodge #305 will host its past presidents dinner in the Grillroom at 6 p.m. May 21. Cost is $12 per person. Reservations are due by May 14 by contacting Dorothy Yakubek. The meal includes roast beef, chicken, mashed potatoes and gravy, green beans with almonds, Jello salad with fruit, rolls, apple and cherry pie, coffee and punch. Those attending are to bring an item for the Chinese auction. There will be a 50/50 and scholarship winners presented.

CC state alumni banquet slated

SALEM - Dr. Will Stamp, president of the Columbiana County Ohio State Alumni Association, has announced that the annual banquet begins at 6 p.m. May 2 at the Salem Golf Club. Frank Moskowitz, publisher of the OSU Buckeye Sports Bulletin, will be the guest speaker.

Cost is $30 per person or $50 per couple. For tickets contact Geoff Goll at 330-337-9529 before April 29. There will also be a silent auction of Buckeye paraphernalia. All proceeds will be used to help county OSU students. The public is welcome to attend.

SPL book group holds 50th meeting

SALEM - Salem Public Library's Adult Book Discussion Group held its 50th group meeting on March 26. The title of the book discussed was "Unbroken: a World War II Story of Survival, Resilience, and Redemption" by Laura Hillenbrand.

This story follows the life of Louis Zamperini whose life took him from troubled childhood, to teen years of discovery of his love and talent for running, to the Berlin Olympics. As World War II breaks out Louis becomes an Army Air Force Airman. When his bomber crashes in the Pacific Ocean Louis faces the greatest test of his will to survive.

The book discussion group meets at 7 p.m. the fourth Tuesday of each month in the library's Quaker Room.

Copies of books for upcoming discussions are made available for checkout in the library's adult services department. Registration is not required to attend group meetings. For more information stop in, call 330-332-0042 or visit

United Quilt Guild to meet May 7

SALEM - United Quilt Guild's UnFinished Objects and Market Place projects begins at 9:30 a.m. May 7 at the First Presbyterian Church. The business session and program , "Care of Fabrics," follows.

AASC to host dinner, dance

ALLIANCE - The Senior Day dinner and dance is slated May 10 at the Alliance Area Senior Center, 602 W. Vine St. Dinner will be served at 5:30 p.m. followed by the dance from 7 to 10 p.m. featuring the Rex Taneri Orchestra. Admission is $14 per person for the dinner and dance and $7 per person for the dance only. Dinner tickets must be purchased or reserved in advance by calling 330-821-3348.

TOPS 777 learns to reach goals

SALEM - Mabel Pasco presented a program titled "Don't Give Up on Your Goals" when TOPS Chapter 777 met April 24. Frances Valentino was recognized as the KOPS of the week.

Other winners were Susan Wendell and Mary Lou Smearsoll, best losers; Shirley Johns, queen of the month.; Linda Evanoff and Jean Rhodes, best losers; Pat Sheen, backslider; and Joan Cole, runner-up loser. Wendell also received a special award. Debbie Phillips gave a report on the letter D contest which she and Valentino won.

Star contest stars were removed by Peggy Mix for members not having a loss this month. Pasco recited the pledge and Valentino and Johns gave the KOPS pledge.

Seven-One Club meets for games

SALEM - The Seven and One Club met Wednesday evening at the home of Mrs. Herb Bott. Tracy Dearth was a guest. Members played cards after the luncheon which included a strawberry and cake dessert. Prizes were won by Mrs. Gerald Mincks, first place and travel; Mrs. Fred Weingart, second place; and Mrs. Ken Kaufman, low. Mrs. Jack Bruderly, who was welcomed back home after spending the winter in Myrtle Beach, S.C., shared pictures of her trip. The next meeting begins at 7 p.m. May 15 at the home of Mrs. Larry Dearth.

WP Lions Club holds tea party

WEST POINT - The West Point Lions Club held its annual tea party on April 15 with 21 members and nine guests present. This party is held in honor of potential new members who enjoyed a variety of tea and cookies followed by a coverdish dinner.

Speakers included Calcutta Lions President Wayne Chamberlain and First Vice District Governor Tom Zickefoose from the Girard Lions Club. Chamberlain will become the district's Zone 9 chairman in July. He gave a brief breakdown of how states are listed into districts, regions and zones. The local zone covers five counties in northeastern Ohio. Zickefoose talked about the history of the Lions organization and also the Eye Care Foundation.

DARE announces May activities

BOARDMAN - Divorce/Death Aren't Really the End (DARE) meets at 7:30 p.m. every Thursday at the Disciples Christian Church, 565 Boardman-Canfield Road. Activities for next month include:

May 3, 10: Lobby of Movies 8, Shops of Boardman Park, 6:30 p.m.

May 4: Bowling at Boardman Lanes, 6:30 p.m.

May 7, 14, 21, 28: Dance classes, Judy Conti's, Austintown, 7 p.m.

May 8: Volunteer at Second Harvest Food Bank, 5-7 p.m.

May 13, 20: Walking or bike riding at trail on Kirk Road in Canfield, 6 p.m.

May 15: Meet at Dairy Queen in Cornersburg, 7 p.m.

May 17: Card Night at Denny's in Boardman, 6-10 p.m.

May 22: Meet-up at Panera Bread, Austintown, 6 p.m.

May 23: Red/White/Blue Food Night at the church, 7:30 p.m.

May 24: Putt-Putt at Sports World, Boardman, 7 p.m.

May 27: Memorial Day picnic, Masters Pavilion, Boardman Park 11 a.m.-4 p.m.

May 29: Meet at Dairy Queen, North Lima, 7 p.m.

For more information call 330-793-5856, 330-533-7062 or 330-793-1484.

Panhellenic Assoc. to meet May 9

CANFIELD - The Youngstown Alumnae Panhellenic Association will meet at 6 p.m. May 9 at Piccadilly Parlour, 114 S. Broad St. Dinner is by reservation only. Character speaker Carol Starre-Kmiecik will appear as Jackie Kennedy.

Waterford HS '60 to meet for lunch

COLUMBIANA - The Fairfield-Waterford High School Class of 1960 plans to meet for lunch at 11:30 a.m. Thursday at Annabell's in Salem.



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