Singing Senior to entertain in Greenford
GREENFORD - Loren Coler, the Singing Senior Citizen, will entertain from 6 to 9 p.m. today at the Smokehouse Restaurant located in the Bobcat Space Center, 7600 W. South Range Road. God's Quad Quartet will entertain from 6 to 9 p.m. Saturday. Reservations are recommended by calling 330-286-3446.
Breakfast offered at Salem Hunting Club
SALEM - An all-you-can-eat breakfast will be served from 7 to 11 a.m. Saturday at the Salem Hunting Club on U.S. Route 62. The menu includes eggs, pancakes, bacon, potatoes, toast, orange juice, coffee and tea. Cost is $5. The club is opening its trap range to the public from 9 a.m. to noon during the monthly breakfasts until further notice.
Taste of the Valley to aid food bank
YOUNGSTOWN - The 22nd annual Taste of the Valley to benefit Second Harvest Food Bank will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. Sunday at Stambaugh Auditorium,
The event is sold out. Twenty of the Valley's finest dining establishments will donate their time and talent to provide a wide array of appetizers, entrees, desserts and beverages to more than 550 guests. The evening will also include a silent auction, chance auction, and music by Stan Miller.
Comfort of Home Boxes packed
COLUMBIANA - Comfort of Home Boxes for troops will be packed by American Legion Post 290 Auxiliary at the 7 p.m. Oct. 7 meeting. Comfort of Home boxes will be sent to deployed service men and woman by contacting Diane Hardenbrook at 330-921-9561 or firstname.lastname@example.org and providing their current names and addresses and your name and phone number. The auxiliary sends out boxes twice a year.
Items requested by troops are: beef jerky, Slim Jims, hot chocolate packets, pumpkin seeds, protein bars, gum, hard candy, small packs of Fig Newton and Oreos, Ramen Noodles-Cup O'Soup, microwavable popcorn and mac'n cheese; also travel sizes of baby wipes, baby powder, liquid hand sanitizer, eye drops, deodorant, lip balm, toothbrushes, dental floss, liquid soap, small flashlight batteries, crossword puzzle books, air fresheners, alarm clocks, Nerf footballs and Frisbees. Donated items may be dropped off at the Columbiana American Legion.
Monetary donations may be sent to: American Legion Post 290, Diane Hardenbrook, P.O. Box 143, Columbiana, Ohio 44408.
New group for single moms to meet
COLUMBIANA - "Standing Together" is a new group for single moms that will meet from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Oct. 10 at the Way Station, 769 Springfield Road. Meetings will be held the second Thursday of every month. Child care will be provided at The Upper Room Fellowship Church. Preregistration is suggested at 330-482-5072 or 330-366-0032.
"Standing Together is an evening for single moms to come and be encouraged, inspired and to connect with others," said Vicki Hopper, group coordinator and executive director of the Way Station. "They will learn new things, receive support and be pampered."
Seats open for Ross Park Mall trip
SALEM - Seats are still available for the Salem Community Center's bus trip to the Ross Park Mall on Nov. 1. The bus will depart the SCC at 8:30 a.m. and return around 6 p.m.
The registration deadline is Oct. 14. Cost is $21 for SCC members and $24 for non-members. To register call 330-332-5885.
Salem 1957 to meet for lunch at Ricky's
SALEM The Salem High School Class of 1957 will meet for lunch at noon Oct. 19 at Ricky's English Pub.
Chamber to present 'Taste in Salem'
SALEM - The Salem Area Chamber of Commerce will present the 17th annual "Taste in Salem" at 6 p.m. Oct. 23 at the Salem Golf Club. All proceeds benefit United Way Services of Northern Columbiana County.
Tickets are available at the chamber office, 713 E. State St. Cost is $30 in advance or $35 at the door. The event offers cuisine from various area food establishments, and also the annual Diamond Drop which is sponsored by Troll's Jewelry. Raffle drawings and auctions will be held with chances to win baskets and gifts donated by area businesses.
For more information contact the chamber at 330-337-3473 (www. salemohiochamber. org).
Book store aids Making Kids Count
BOARDMAN - On Oct. 25, Barnes & Noble will contribute a percentage of every sale made with a special Bookfair voucher to Making Kids Count. Vouchers will be available online at Making Kids Count's website www.makingkidscount.org Support for Making Kids Count is also available by shopping online at www.bn.com/bookfairs from Oct. 25 through Nov. 1 and include the Bookfair voucher ID on the payment page during checkout.
The Shops at Boardman Park is hosting its annual trick-or-treating on Oct. 25 and Making Kids Count will offer a variety of free children's Halloween activities in the kids section of Barnes & Noble including: coloring pages, creating a haunted house treat bag, Halloween Bean Bag toss, bookmarks, candy, stickers, etc.
Trick or treat hours set in Berlin Center
BERLIN CENTER - Berlin Center will hold trick or treat from 5 to 7 p.m. Oct. 31. A party follows at Berlin Fire Department.
Recovery Center gets traffic safety grant
LISBON - Judy Hawkins, education supervisor at the Family Recovery Center announced Wednesday that the Ohio Department of Public Safety's (ODPS) Ohio Traffic Safety Office (OTSO) awarded $42,000 in federal traffic safety funding to Family Recovery Center for federal fiscal year 2014.
Crash data shows that from October 2012 to the present,15 fatal crashes occurred. Three were motorcyclists and one was a pedestrian. Of the 11 car crashes, not one was wearing his/her seatbelt. To save lives in Columbiana County, Family Recovery Center will use the grant money to spread awareness through community events, media campaigns and awareness materials.
For more information about OTSO and statewide efforts to improve safety on Ohio's roadways, log on to ohiohighwaysafetyoffice.ohio.gov/index.stm.