Deerfield Historical Society to host dance Monday night
DEERFIELD - The third Monday Deerfield Historical Society Dance will be held from 7 to 9:30 p.m. June 16 at the Deerfield Town Hall, 1450 state Route 14. Refreshments are available for purchase. Admission is $3 per adult.
West Point Lions Club to install officers June 25
WEST POINT - The West Point Lions Club met on June 2. President Pat Tressler presided and Jane May gave the invocation. The club received a donation from the Lisbon Lions Club for providing assistance with its Easter egg fund-raising project. The club also received a Chevron for our club banner from the Lions Club International Foundation. Members are reminded there is no meeting on June 16. Installation of 2014-15 officers begins at 6:30 p.m. June 25 at the Lisbon Lions Club. Tressler thanked all members for making her year as president successful. Joyce Hillberry won the 50/50.
Columbiana Women's Club plans for tea and garden tour
COLUMBIANA - Columbiana Women's Club board met on May 27. Planning was reviewed for the yearly Alice in Wonderland Tea and Garden Tour from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. July 11 and 12. This year's tour will include two flower gardens, a park, an organic farm and a vegetable garden. Tickets will be available on July 30 at Vivian's for $15 and may also be purchased at the clubhouse or garden sites on the days of the tour.
The board also voted to close the Next-to-New Shop, a clothing consignment business, which it has operated for many years. The shop will close on Aug. 30. Clients are asked to contact the shop at 330-482-2832 regarding items left for sale or sold.
The third in the series of Lunch and Learn Programs on June 16 begins with lunch at noon at the clubhouse. Regina Rees will present a historical program on McGuffey Readers. Reservations are needed by calling 330-207-1470. Cost for CWC members $7 and $10 for guests.
R-Weigh weight groups reward weekly winners
SALEM - The R-Weigh weight support groups met at 1 and 5 p.m. the past two Mondays at the First Friends Church. Good losers for the weeks were Kay Swanson, Roni Fauver, Pauline Zirkle, Mary Ray, Candy Penner and Diane Hart. The goalies for the weeks were Sue Carver, Patty Miles Lisa Jones, Linda Lude, Angie Reichle and Jo Carol Gray. Annie Katz earned the birthday award and Diane Hart won the $4 can-do drawing. Zirkle reached her goal weight status and received $5.
The afternoon group's Salem Sluggers beat the Happy Hitters 9 to 5 and the evening group's Disney Divas beat Diane's Diamond Dolls 16 to 13 winning the first of nine baseball games to be played. The losing teams will plan prepare, set-up and clean-up for the annual picnics in August.
New members are welcome. For more information call 330-332-1078.
Winona Ruritan Club meets, discusses natural gas growth
WINONA - Twenty-six members of the Winona Ruritan Club met May 27 at Willow Grove Grange. Guests included Tim Weigle, Ralph Davis and Ethan Stamp. Weigle presented an aerial tour of the growth of the natural gas industry in Columbiana County and neighboring areas. President Rob Doyle Jr. reported that 1-pound packages of sausage are available for purchase at $3.50 per pound. To arrange for pick-up contact Homer Althouse. Gordon Dawes made a motion to add $55 to the Build Your Dollar College Scholarship for a total of $600. Althouse made a motion to send $175 to the local Salvation Army for its Send-a-Kid-to-Camp program. Tom Sanor will be in charge of the flag retirement ceremony. Collection tubs will be located inside the Winona United Methodist Church and Winona Friends Church. The date and time will be announced.
The annual steak fry will be catered by Dee Fletcher and family at the next meeting at 7 p.m. June 24 at the Saxon Club. Members are to bring their own table service. "Happy Birthday" was sung to members born in May: Russell Loudon, Bruce Marhefka, Paul Lease, Jack Schuller, John Stamp, Mike Bryan, Dean Sidwell and Brian Bostick. A special congratulations was extended to Bob and Judy Doyle Sr. who are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary.
J. Charles Norman marks 80th with open house
COLUMBIANA - J. Charles Norman of Columbiana, formerly of East Palestine, was honored at an open house for his 80th birthday from 2 to 4 p.m. June 14 at the Free Methodist Community Church, 9900 Youngstown-Poland Road, New Middletown.
Mr. Norman worked at Adamson Tank in East Palestine, W.B. Pollock in Youngstown and Reichard Industries in Columbiana.
Bayard Grange presents program at Unity Grange
EAST PALESTINE -- Bayard Grange presented the Traveling Program to Unity Grange with Tammy Carle, Bayard lecturer, presenting the program. The theme of the program was "Seasons." Christopher Brown led the song, "Drink Milk."
Carle gave several facts comparing costs of weddings, wedding dresses and cakes from 1958 to cost the current. A Fourth of July word scramble game was played with Jami Bates of Lisbon winning the prize of a hanging basket. After the song, "In the Good Old Summertime," the poem "Zucchini" was read. Members sang "Shine on Harvest Moon" with Brown giving history of the song. Janet Cassidy read about canning and the fall harvest. Linda Brown read what you can do to prevent falls and Carle read a poem, "It's Further Than You Think." Linda, Rodney and Mason Brown presented a skit about mistaken identity. The song "God Be With You" was followed by a closing thought: "Life isn't always wrapped in a ribbon, but it's always a gift." Eight granges in the county were represented at the Traveling Program. Unity and Willow Grove granges are working on projects for the display at the Columbiana County Fair in Lisbon.