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June 20, 2013
Salem News

Brush Creek Township 50+ Club to meet

HAMMONDSVILLE - The regular Brush Creek Township 50+ Club will meet at 6 p.m. today.

The Green Team will be collecting tires, household goods and appliances and other recycled material today and Friday at the Brush Creek Senior Center.

'King and I' still at Main Street Theater

COLUMBIANA - This is the final weekend for Rodger's and Hammerstien's "The King and I" at Main Street Theater. The live performances start at 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday and at 2 p.m. Sunday. Tickets may be purchased online at www.brownpapertickets.com or 330-482-9915.

Fish fry set at Columbiana Legion

COLUMBIANA - The public is invited to a fish fry from 4 to 7 p.m. Friday at American Legion Post 290, 44403 state Route 14. The menu offers all-you-can-eat deep fried, regular or Cajun fish with fresh-cut fries, macaroni and cheese, cole slaw, dessert and coffee or water for $10, or baked fish (not all-you-can-eat) with baked potato. Dine in or carryout are available.

Ruritans plan Father/Daughter Night

GREENFORD - Father/Daughter Night will be observed when the Greenford Ruritan Club meets at 7 p.m. Monday at the Locust Grove Baptist Church. All members are urged to attend and bring a guest.

Special meeting set by Crestview BOE

COLUMBIANA - Crestview Local Board of Education's special meeting begins at 7 p.m. June 26 in the Performing Arts Center to award the contract for parking lot seal coating, hiring of personnel, and any other items that come before the board.

Salem 1955 to meet for lunch at Adele's

SALEM - The Salem High School Class of 1955 will meet for lunch at 11:30 a.m. June 26 at Adele's Place.

Children's author speaks at Lepper Library

LISBON - Lepper Public Library will host local children's author, Kathryn Blystone Watkins, at 11 a.m. June 27. Watkins will read from one of her books, answer questions, and sign copies of her recently published farm animal books.

Canfield AARP to meet for lunch July 1

CANFIELD - Canfield Area AARP 3104 will host its summer luncheon at 1 p.m. July 1 at Ala Carte. Reservations may be made by calling 330-533-3528. The fee of $12.50 and your choice of entree must be made by June 27.

A bus trip is planned on June 25 to Mansfield to tour the Ohio State Reformatory, Kingwood Gardens, Malabar Farm and Carousel Park (330-332-4791) and Wooster on July 27 for Ohio Light Opera's production of "Silk Stockings" which features Cole Porter songs (330-337-7331). Information will be available at the August meeting for trips planned Sept. 17 to Elk, Pa. and Pymatuning area venues, plus Oct. 17-20 to Renfo Valley, Kentucky.

Camp Fire accepting camp registrations

EAST LIVERPOOL - Camp Fire is accepting registrations for two resident camps to be held at Camp Taoka, 12385 Echo Dell Road: July 9-11 for children entering fourth, fifth or sixth grade in the fall; and July 15-18 for youth entering fifth through eighth grade in the fall. For more information or registration forms call 330 385-0645. Campers must be preregistered. Camps are open to all youth.

Second Harvest Food Bank gets state grant

YOUNGSTOWN - Second Harvest Food Bank of the Mahoning Valley received $76,923.07 through the Governor's Office of Faith-Based and Community Initiatives to distribute fresh fruits and vegetables and shelf-stable food products to hungry families in Columbiana, Mahoning and Trumbull counties.

In May, Governor John Kasich signed an executive order to provide $1 million in funds to be divided between Ohio's food banks for the purpose of procuring and distributing food to hungry Ohio families.

Second Harvest Food Bank distributes food to 153 hunger relief organizations in Columbiana, Mahoning and Trumbull counties. These organizations include church pantries, homeless shelters and soup kitchens, shelters for battered women and after-school programs. For information on how you can help feed hungry families in our community visit www.mahoningvalleysecondharvest.org.

Bruce Lee expert to talk about book

LISBON - One of the foremost experts on Bruce Lee will be visiting Lisbon Friday. Tommy Gong, an author from Los Angeles, will be doing a talk and book signing at Advanced Training Group Worldwide (ATG).

The event is free and open to the public. His program will begin at 4:30 p.m. on the third floor of ATG headquarters, located in the old Masonic Lodge at 129 E. Lincoln Way.

Gong's latest book is Bruce Lee: The Evolution of a Martial Artist.

This is the first book the Bruce Lee Foundation has self-published, chronicling the development of Jeet Kune Do when Bruce Lee lived in the United States.

Adan Newbold, director of ATG, is coordinating the program. For information, call 330/964-0311 (leave a message).

 
 

 

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