United FFA officers hold meeting, discuss finances
HANOVERTON - United's new Future Farmers of America officer team held its first meeting on May 6. The team is comprised of President Dawn Berry, Vice President Joseph Kataro, Treasurer James Kataro II, Reporter Taylor Sarchet, Secretary MacKenzie Firth, Sentinel Angelo Sabatino, and Student Advisor Rebecca Bock.
The agenda consisted of laying aside the possible donation of money to the CROP Church World Services and the Children's Hospital for the next meeting. The chapter decided to pay for half of their officers way to go to an officer retreat this summer. Four hundred dollars was set aside for tractor repairs. The field committee reported that fertilizer had been ordered and seed had been delivered.
Sebring Leo Club discusses conference, upcoming craft show
SEBRING - The Sebring Leo's met on April 28 at the home of Elva Summers. There were six members present. Elizabeth Burns led the Pledge of Allegiance. Summers gave a brief overview on the Leo's conference that was held on April 27. She encouraged those who did not attend to consider going next year.
The annual craft show has been set for Nov. 9 at the Community Action Center. Summers will send out notices and advertising for the craft show. The next meeting is today at the Summers' home. Ideas for upcoming events will be discussed.
EP Area Historical Society seeks volunteers for open houses
EAST PALESTINE - Ten members were present for the May 9 meeting of the East Palestine Area Historical Society. Thank-you notes were read from East Palestine High School students who recently toured the Log House Museum. A list of projects for Dog Days was created and agreed upon. The upcoming street fair scheduled for June 23-25 was discussed and a schedule made. Items for sale will include: pictures, postcards, cookbooks and raffle tickets. A display will be set up in the tent on Market Street. Volunteers will also be available to host the society's open houses to be held from 2 to 5 p.m. each Sunday in June. A community picnic and membership drive is being planned for July or August. New members are needed and are welcome to attend the meetings which are held the second Thursday of each month April through December.
Music in the Park schedule announced
SALEM - The schedule of entertainment has been announced for Music in the Park featuring the 2013 Summer Concert Series at Waterworth Memorial Park's Orashan Memorial Civic Center Band Shell. All concerts are held from 6 to 8 p.m., unless otherwise noted.
June 9: The Don Burns Orchestra.
June 16: Manhattan featuring Rich and Lori Juhn.
June 23: River City Jazz Band.
June 30: Quaker City Band.
July 7: The Sensations.
July 14: Savoy Big Band with Peggy Coyle.
July 17: Quaker City Band, 7 to 8 p.m.
July 21: Freedom Brass Band of Northeast Ohio.
July 28: Angelo Babbaro with The John Reese Project.
July 31: Quaker City Band, 7 to 8 p.m.
Aug. 4: Roadwork with David Allen.
Aug. 11: Shout! It's Motown Time (welcome the Salem High School Class of 1963).
Aug. 18: John Reese and Backbeat.
Aug. 25: Dick Tady Orchestra.
DARE?sets June activity slate
CANFIELD- DARE Singles Group (Divorce/Death Aren't Really the End) meet at 7:30 p.m. every Thursday at the Disciples Christian Church, 565 Boardman-Canfield Road.
June activities include:
Play Bocce in Boardman Park, 6 p.m. June 4
Golf at Mill Creek Park Short Holes, 6 p.m. June 5
New Member meeting at the church, 7:30 p.m. June 6
Lobby of Movies 8, Shops of Boardman Park, 6:30 p.m. June 7
Road trip to Debonne Winery - Meet at Panera, Austintown, 1:45 p.m. June 8
Walking or Bike Riding at trail on Kirk Road in Canfield, 6 p.m. June 10
Volunteer at Second Harvest Food Bank, 5-7 p.m. June 12
Picnic in Boardman Park, Masters Pavilion, 6 p.m. June 13
Mocha House in Warren 4 p.m. - River Rock at the Ampl. afterwards, June 15
Walking or Bike Riding at trail on Kirk Road in Canfield, 6 p.m. June 17
Play Bocce in Boardman Park, 6 p.m. June 18
Golf at Mill Creek Park Short Holes, 6 p.m. June 19
Strawberry Social at the church, 7:30 p.m. June 20
New Castle Sock Hop, Riverwalk - Downtown, 6 p.m. June 21
Road trip to McConnell's Mills Park - meet at the church, 10 a.m. June 22
Walking or Bike Riding at trail on Kirk Road in Canfield, 6 p.m. June 24
Play Bocce in Boardman Park, 6 p.m. June 25
Golf at Mill Creek Park Short Holes, 6 p.m. June 26
Putt-Putt at Sports World in Boardman, 7 p.m. June 28
R-Weigh groups meet
SALEM - The R-Weigh weight support groups met at 1 and 5 p.m. Monday for the past two weeks at the First Friends Church. The afternoon good losers were Helen Baker, Lou McAngus, Annie Katz and Evelyn Peters. Sue Carver was the goalie for the week and Rachel Weaver earned the birthday award. JoAnne Bogdan and Pat Mills won the can-do monetary drawing. Four month clip awards went to Bogdan, Carver and Mills.
Sylvia Eller and Sandy McGarr did the program for the May 6 meeting passing out a sample with a recipe for a low-fat, low-calorie veggie pizza and chicken rice casserole.
At the May 13 meeting, Roni Fauver passed out a recipe and sample of a sloppy joe casserole using no carbs and Judy Baker served fresh fruit for dessert.
Carol Held presided at the evening meetings and Peggy Kurtz and Ruth Ann Hall gave the inspirations for the weeks. The good losers at the evening meetings were Marian Long, Sara Smith, Colleen Wafler, Edie Sternburg and Peg Bell. Linda Lude, Jo Carol Gray, Eleanor Billet and Held were the goalies for the week. Sara Agee, Long and Smith reached their one-half way to goal weight and received a monetary award. Wafler and Agee earned the birthday award. Clip Awards went to Agee, Long, Smith, Held, Kurtz, Lisa Jones, Ruth Miller, Jesse Rea and Gray.
At the May 6 meeting, Birdie Reinhart, Sharon Bigalow, Donna Greenamyer and Angie Reichle presented a program on stress and how it relates to dieting. The program at the May 13 meeting was given by Rita Cecil telling of a funny incident she and her best friend Marian Doerr had.
Colleen Wafler presented a dieting article and Gerry Heffinger told a hilarious second graders show and tell experience and also showed pictures of her (farm animals) great- grandchildren.
The May Makeover contest ends Monday with one member and one goal member awarded $20 to go to the beauty shop of their choice or a $20 Avon purchase at both groups. May payday, paying members $1 per pound for their May losses will be held May 20 because there will be no meeting on Memorial Day.
DKG holds necrology service
SALEM - The Alpha Iota Chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma met on May 14 at the Salem Golf Club. A necrology service was held in memory of five sisters. A Founders Day program was also, presented. Each sister received a beautiful red rose as a promise of the summer ahead.
VFW holding poppy sale
SALEM- The VFW Salem Post 892 Ladies Auxiliary will hold its annual Buddy Poppy sale from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday at the Salem Giant Eagle.
Weingart Cousins meet
SALEM - The Weingart Cousins welcomed John and Barbara Biery when 20 members of the group met recently. Birthdays and anniversaries were observed. The next breakfast begins at 9 a.m. June 11.
Green Thums plant beds
COLUMBIANA - Nine members of Columbiana's Green Thum Garden Club met on May 16 to plant the flower beds in the town circle/square. Using a red, white, and blue theme, the gardeners filled beds with geraniums, petunias, snapdragons, ageratums, lobelia and nicotiana.
Member Kathleen Paulin contributed a stone marker to commemorate the activity which is in its fifth year. Three guests joined members for the event and lunch which followed on the porch of the log cabin prepared and served by hostesses Vylee Garstick, Mary Louise Dicken and Helen Gormley.