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ACROSS OUR COMMUNITIES

February 27, 2014
Salem News

Tickets remain for Fat Tuesday at SCC

SALEM - Tickets are still available for the Salem Community Center, Salem Rotary Club and Salem Kiwanis Club's "Feed the Salem Community Pantry" fund-raising event.

The "Feed the Salem Community Pantry Fat Tuesday" celebration will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Salem Community Center. All proceeds will go to the Salem Community Pantry. Tickets may be purchased at the SCC or from a Rotary or Kiwanis member. For more information visit the SCC website at salemcommunitycenter.com.

Fundraiser will benefit Nign children

CALCUTTA - The Calcutta Volunteer Fire Department and East Liverpool Motor Lodge is presenting a benefit concert, "The Show Must Go On," on March 8 in the upstairs ballroom at the lodge.

All proceeds will be directed to the children of the late Jamie and Meghann Nign. There also will be a 50/50 and Chinese auction. Doors open at 7 p.m. Music will be provided by the Pink Floyd Tribute Band and special guest 7% Superstar at 8 p.m. Tickets are $10 each. Food is available for purchase in the restaurant downstairs in the motor lodge.

Community Foundation backing Banquet

SALEM Salem Community Foundation will sponsor the Banquet in Salem from 5 to 7 p.m. Monday at the Memorial Building, 785 E. State St.

The menu offers chicken noodle soup, stuffed pork chops, mashed potatoes and gravy, green beans, applesauce, fresh fruit, fresh vegetables, and ice cream sundaes. Additional sponsors are needed. For more information contact Patty Colian at 330-831-2169.

Local historian will speak Monday

CANFIELD - Richard Scarsella will speak when Canfield Area AARP #3104 meets at 1 p.m. Monday at the Canfield Presbyterian Church. Scarsella, local historian and president of the William McGuffy Historical Society, will give a program on McGuffy and McGuffy Readers.

Blood pressure screenings are available from noon to 12:45 p.m. In case of bad weather and Canfield schools close, the meeting will be canceled.

An overnight bus trip is planned April 9 and 10 to Lancaster, Pa., to see two shows, "Moses," and a comedy, "Anybody for Murder?"

For reservations call 330-337-7133. Reservations for the mystery trip on May 20 are available by calling 330-533-4413. Guests and non-members are welcome at the meetings and bus trips.

Negley Masonic Lodge serving meals

NEGLEY - Cream chicken over biscuit dinners will be sold from 4 to 7 p.m. March 8 at Negley Masonic Lodge, 50873 Richardson Ave. Cost is $7 for adults and $4 for children 12 and under. Carryout orders are available.

Fundraiser will benefit Nign children

CALCUTTA - The Calcutta Volunteer Fire Department and East Liverpool Motor Lodge is presenting a benefit concert, "The Show Must Go On," on March 8 in the upstairs ballroom at the lodge. All proceeds will be directed to the children of the late Jamie and Meghann Nign. There also will be a 50/50 and Chinese auction. Doors open at 7 p.m. Music will be provided by the Pink Floyd Tribute Band and special guest 7% Superstar at 8 p.m.

Tickets are $10 each. Food is available for purchase in the restaurant downstairs in the motor lodge.

Women's Club sponsoring prom gown sale

COLUMBIANA The Columbiana Women's Club at 121 N. Main St. is sponsoring its fourth annual prom gown sale on two consecutive Saturdays in March. On March 8, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., the club will accept gently worn gowns which owners may price and offer for sale. Unsold gowns will be returned to the owners from 3 to 4 p.m. March 15.

From 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. March 15, the club's collection of gowns will be on sale. Gowns of many sizes, styles and colors are available. This is non-profit event for the benefit of local area teens. For more information call 330-482-2267.

First Presbyterian Church hosting 'Soup to Go' March 9

SALEM - The First Presbyterian Church of Salem will have "Soup to Go" available from noon to 1 p.m. March 9. Quarts of vegetable soup will be sold for $5 each. Customers are asked to enter the church parking lot from Second Street and watch for signs.

Dairy Boosters princess applications being accepted

LISBON - Applications are still being accepted until March 22 for the Columbiana County Buckeye Dairy Boosters' princess. Contestants must be a Columbiana County resident; have a dairy farm background, 14 years of age and not over 25 as of June 1, 2014; and must not be, nor have ever, been married. The winner will receive a $500 scholarship. Applications are available from Pam Herron at 330-222-1637.

Weights and Measures Week being celebrated

LISBON - Weights and Measures Week is celebrated on March 1-7 each year to commemorate John Adams signing the first United States weights and measures law on March 2, 1799. Since then, there have been advances from crude mechanical devices to highly sophisticated, software-based weighing and measuring instruments. Modern day inspectors represent a new generation of highly trained professionals who have earned their place in society, just like their predecessors.

The Columbiana County auditor's office is planning several events to educate the public about the work of the weights and measures office. Auditor Nancy Milliken and her inspector will be setting-up displays of the equipment they use to test devices for accuracy between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. at the following locations: March 4, Calcutta Giant Eagle; March 5, East Palestine Sparkle Market; and March 6, Salem Giant Eagle.

 
 

 

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