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Community Happenings

October 27, 2013
Salem News

Tickets available for AASC

ladies luncheon Nov. 5

ALLIANCE - Tickets are available for the fall ladies luncheon to be held at noon Nov. 5 at the Alliance Area Senior Center, 602 Vine Ave. Cost is $12 per person. Tickets must be purchased in advance by calling 330-821-3348.

SPL's adult book discussion

to feature 'The Whip'

SALEM- "The Whip" by Karen Kondazian is the book choice for the November meeting of Salem Public Library's Adult Book Discussion Group at 7 p.m. Nov. 26 at the library, 821 E. State St.

"The Whip" is inspired by the true story of a woman, Charlotte "Charley" Parkhurst (1812-1879), who lived most of her extraordinary life as a man. Charley Parkhurst was one of the finest stage coach drivers Wells Fargo had during the dangerous gold rush days. But there's one thing Wells Fargo never knew about Charley: Charlotte was a woman. In her fiction debut, actress Kondazian dares to imagine the life such a dedicated disguise artist might have lived.

No registration is required. Copies of the book are available in advance of the meeting in the Adult Services Department.

Local author to speak

at Carnegie Public Library

EAST LIVERPOOL-Author Kathryn Blystone Watkins will hold a book signing event from 10 a.m. to noon Nov. 11 at the Carnegie Public Library, 219 E. 4th St.

Watkins, a resident of Rogers, will be available to sign copies of her book series, Log Cabin Stories, which includes over 40 books of nonfiction, educational, fun and enlightening stories featuring the animals on Watkins farm.

For information contact 877-727-0697 or Michelle Whitman at michelle@keymgc.com.

Fairfield-Waterford '59

to meet for breakfast

COLUMBIANA- The Fairfield-Waterford Class of 1959 will meet for breakfast at 9 a.m. Nov. 2 at the Skyline Diner in Salem.

R-Weigh weight groups

recognize weekly winners

SALEM-The R-Weigh weight support groups met Monday Oct. 14 and Oct. 21 at the First Friends church and lost 24 and 25 pounds below their lowest weight for the weeks.

On Oct. 14 JoAnne Bogdan presided at the day group. The good losers at the day group were Evelyn Peters, Helen Baker and Carol Jules. Rachel Weaver was the goalie for the week. The good loser on Oct. 21 was Helen Baker and Bogdan was the goalie for the week. Annie Katz won the $10 can-do award and Jules reached her one-fourth way to goal weight.

Linda Lude presided at the evening meeting on Oct. 14 and Diane Hart was the secretary pro temp. The good losers for the week were Sara Smith and Hart. Peggy Kurtz was the goalie for the week.

Barb Smith presided at the evening meeting on Oct. 21. Jeri Hefner and Nancy Stryffeler were the good losers for the week. Lisa Jones and Eleanor Billet were the goalies for the week. Kurtz gave the inspiration at the evening meetings both weeks.

Members at both school sessions said the R-Weigh prayer and did an exercise song, did a nutritional quiz and discussed their weeks homework. Goal teachers filled out the student report cards and teachers report and gave all students losing a pound or more $1 and goals who stayed the same or lost got $1. Gainers paid $1. The seventh-grade class in the morning group and the junior class at the evening meetings won the school contest and each classmate losing a pound got $1. The afternoon eighth-grade class and the freshmen class won the school contest at the evening group on Oct 21.

Monday will be pay day. Members will be paid $1 per pound for their October losses. The school contest ends with the losing members sharing the gainers fines. Details will be given for the November turkey contest using the members' Oct. 28 weight.

American Legion 76 auxiliary holds monthly meeting

SEBRING- The Sebring American Legion Post 76 Ladies' Auxiliary met recently with President Judy Hubbs presiding. After opening ceremonies, the minutes and treasurer's report were read and accepted.

Membership dues are coming in for 2014. The dues are $22. One box of coupons was mailed to the Germany Commissary. Thank you cards were read from donations that were given by the auxiliary. Members in distress or ill were shared.

The Legion Kids' Christmas Party will be held from 1 to 3 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 7. We will be wrapping gifts at 6:30 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 6.

It was reported that the weekly 50/50 is going well that is held during the Friday Fish Fry. The Veterans' Day luncheon will be served on Monday, Nov. 11, at the legion after the Veterans' Day Service at 11 a.m.

It was decided that there would not be a food drive this year for the Youngstown VA Clinic. The auxiliary gives a monthly donation every month throughout the year. If anyone outside the auxiliary would like to donate to this cause, we will send these donations with our donation.

The next meeting will be at 7 p.m. Nov. 13.

The meeting ended with the closing prayer.

A 'Homspun Christmas' in Leetonia

LEETONIA- Selected area artisans will present their home-crafted wares over the four-day Veterans' Day weekend in addition to the usual Friday and Saturday following Thanksgiving during the 18th annual Leetonia Homespun Christmas Tour. Dates of the tour are Nov. 8 through 11 and Nov. 30 and Dec. 1. Each stop on the driving tour, through the Leetonia and surrounding area, will have a wonderful array of imaginative, useful and unique items and decorating ideas for the home or gift-giving. In addition, a delicious homemade lunch will be offered at stop #1. Each stop wll have a door prize drawing, and a gift basket containing samples of each artisan will be given to the winning flier entry drawn from those who stop at each location. Fliers containing a map of the tour can be found at Mr. Darby's Antique Emporium on the square in North Lima, Wilms Greenhouse in Franklin Square, Off Main in Washingtonville, Family Drug in Columbiana, download from Facebook or email Gerry at cranberryshed@yahoo.com.

 
 

 

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