Can-Do Country Kids discuss booth ideas, animal showings
LISBON - The Can-Do Country Kids hosted its 4-H meeting on June 25. They discussed booth ideas for the upcoming fair, and talked about rabbit and turkey showing. Demonstrations were also given for projects such as home design, creative writing and welding.
Seven and One Club meets at home of Mrs. Fred Weingart
SALEM- The Seven and One Club met June 25 at Mrs. Fred Weingart's home. Her guests were Mrs. Dave Hanna and Tracy Dearth. Those present played cards after a taco salad luncheon. Prizes were won by the following: first place, Mrs. Larry Dearth; second place, Mrs. Dave Hanna; law, Mrs. Herb Bott; and travel, Ms. Tracy Dearth.
The club made plans for its yearly night out while enjoying a fruit and pudding dessert. On July 16 the group will meet dinner at the new Texas Roadhouse Restaurant in Boardman Afterwards the group will shop and take in a movie.
The last gathering until September will be the family picnic on July 20 at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Larry Dearth. Special notes are being sent to all the members' families since it the the 50th anniversary year.
Former telephone ladies to meet for breakfast
SALEM - Ohio Bell/AT&T Ladies plan to meet for breakfast at 8:30 a.m. July 17 at the Salem Hills Golf and Country Club.
R-Weigh support groups reward weekly winners
SALEM- The R-Weigh weight support groups met June 30 at the First Friends Church.
Gerry Heffinger presided at the afternoon meeting. Sue Carver, Sylvia Eller, Roni Fauver and Annie Katz prepared a birthday luncheon and the members sang the birthday song to them. Evelyn Peters was the good loser and JoAnne Bogdan was the goalie for the week. The Salem Sluggers beat the Happy Hitters 7 to 3 winning the baseball game. The afternoon members losing over the 4th of July holiday on July 7 will receive $1 and gainers will pay $1. Goals staying the same or losing will get $1.
Barb Smith presided at the evening meeting and asked the members to tell about their 150 to 200 snacks they brought to enjoy at the meeting. Marty Laut, Renea Olson, Candy Penner and Jane Shaffer were the good losers and Peggy Kurtz and Eleanor Billet were the goalies for the week receiving a monetary award. Janel Anderson earned the monetary birthday award. Patty Hartman presented a bouquet of red, white and blue carnations to Ruth Ann Hall, Laut and Shaffer for being the good losers for the month. Diane's Diamond Dolls beat the Disney Divas 21 to 18 winning the baseball game. The evening members will get paid $1 for each pound they lose up to 3 pounds and pay $1 a pound for each pound they gain up to 3 pounds over the 4th of July holiday on July 7. Goal members at goal or below goal will receive $2. Absent members will pay a fine of $2. New members are welcome and can call 330-332-1078 for information.
Vendor spaces remain open for Firestone art festival
COLUMBIANA-Vendor registration for the Harvey S. Firestone Festival of the Arts will remain open through July 15. Any artisans, crafters or antique dealers who would still like to attend this year's event can call the chamber office at 330-482-3822 for information.
The Harvey S. Firestone Park Festival of the Arts will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Aug. 2 at Firestone Park. There will be a wide variety of juried arts and crafts offered by local and regional artisans as well as antique dealers, food concessions and a farmers market. Throughout the day local performers will showcase their talents at the gazebo. A steam engine display will be added to this year's attractions. This event is sponsored by the Columbiana Area Chamber of Commerce with proceeds benefitting various projects within Firestone Park.
Crafters, artisans sought for Pioneer Craft Days
EAST LIVERPOOL- The Friends of Beaver Creek State Park is seeking crafters and artisans for the 36th annual Pioneer Craft Days Oct. 4 and 5. This is an outdoor festival held on the grounds of Beaver Creek State Park and Pioneer Village. The cost of a 20-foot by 15-foot space is $60 for the entire weekend. Only quality handcrafted merchandise is accepted. Crafts must be at least 80 percent handcrafted. Antique vendors are also encouraged to set up. All items sold by antique vendors must be authentic antiques. No home party business will be accepted.
Demonstrators of handcrafted items of the past are also welcome to attend. Basket makers, candle dippers, broom makers, woodworkers, dulcimer and other musical instrument builders. Also there will be an area for an antique farm equipment display.
Crafters from last year are reminded that Aug. 31 is the deadline to pay your site fee to keep the same site as last year.