Strawberry festival scheduled Saturday
SALEM - The public is invited to a strawberry festival from 4:30 to 7 p.m. Saturday at the Salem Masonic Temple, 788 E. State St. T
The menu offers a variety of hot sandwiches, scalloped potatoes, salads, strawberries, ice cream and cake. Sponsored by Amaranth, cost is $6 for adults, $3 for children, and free for under 3. The building is equipped with a handicap accessible elevator.
Guilford Civic Assoc. picnic is Sunday
GUILFORD LAKE - Guests are welcome to the Guilford Civic Association's coverdish picnic which begins at 4 p.m. Sunday at the State Park Picnic Pavilion on Teegarden Road.
Hot dogs, drinks, and table service will be provided. Those attending are asked to bring a coverdish. Special guests Lauren and Craig Borden of Bona Fortuna Boards will give a demonstration of paddle boarding.
Trophies and prizes will be awarded from the July 4th boat parade. Participants in the boat parade will have first opportunity in a drawing for the prizes (first three places will have first choice then a drawing). The balance of prizes will be awarded in a drawing of the picnic attendees.
Jeremy McCreight of Pappy's Sammiches, a new vendor wagon at the corner of Route 172 and Depot Road, will bring samples of his pizzas. He offers delivery and is open daily from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. The recent thievery around the lake will be discussed. Any additions to the agenda will be welcomed. The next meeting begins at 7 p.m. Aug. 28 at the Guilford Ruritan Hall on Route 172.
A&P retirees, former employees will meet
SALEM - A&P retirees and former employees are invited to a picnic at 5 p.m. Monday at Centennial Park, pavilion two. Those attending are asked to bring a coverdish and table service. For more information call Richard Hively at 330-427-6230.
Green Twp. Firemen's Festival is Aug. 2
SALEM - The 69th annual Green Township Firemen's Festival begins at 4:30 p.m. Aug. 2 at the Greenford Bobcat Space Center, 7600 W. South Range Road. The event features food, games, raffle, craft and vendor's show.
MHRS, Counseling Center offering training
LISBON - The Columbiana County Mental Health Recovery Services (MHRS) Board and the Counseling Center are hosting free training on the "Culture of Addiction."
The training will address the cultural aspects of addiction that are key to recovery.
Training is scheduled from 1 to 4:30 p.m. Aug. 8 at the Columbiana County Department of Job and Family Services, 7989 Dickey Drive and is open to the public. Registration is required by contacting the MHRS board office at 330-424-0195. The registration deadline is Aug. 1.
Salem Public Library book sale is Aug. 16
SALEM - The Salem Public Library's used book sale is slated from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Aug. 16 at St. Paul School gymnasium, 925 E. State St.
The sale, sponsored by the Salem Public Library Memorial Fund Association, provides shoppers with a large variety of materials to choose from including fiction and non-fiction regular and large print books, children's books, DVDs, magazines, etc. For more information call 330-332-0042.
Community clothing giveaway planned
LEETONIA- There will be a community clothing giveaway from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Aug. 16 at the Leetonia Community Public Library, 181 Walnut St.
Clothing for men, women and children will be available for the public to choose from, please bring some bags or boxes. This is strictly a one-day event.
Those who wish to donate clothing toward the drive, call the following area churches that are collecting the donations: St. Paul's Lutheran Church, 330-427-6585; St. Patrick's Catholic Church, 330-427-6577; Leetonia First United Methodist Church, 330-427-2035; St. Jacobs United Church of Christ, 330-424-3087; and Leetonia Mennonite Church, 330-427-6827. No clothing will be accepted at the library.
Volunteers will be needed to help sort, setup and take away the leftovers. To volunteer contact the library at 330-427-6635 or one of the churches.
BC Wildlife Ed Center offering workshop
EAST LIVERPOOL - The Beaver Creek Wildlife Education Center will host a fun family-oriented water quality workshop from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, presented by Kathy Cattrell and Jim Kerr.
Participants will assist in collecting and identifying macroinvertebrates from Beaver Creek. Other water quality tests will be completed as well.
Participants should meet by the iron bridge down in the park, and wear boots or old shoes if they want to get in the stream to help collect samples. Visit beavercreekwildlife.org for more information.
Raffle benefits Mullins Alumni Scholarship
SALEM - Members of Hannah E. Mullins School of Practical Nursing Alumni will sell raffle tickets for the alumni scholarship fund from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at Giant Eagle. The raffle drawing will be held Aug. 6. The winner need not be present.
Blossom hosting community yard sale
SALEM - A community yard sale at will be held from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at Blossom Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.
Cost is $5 per table. Set-up begins at 7 a.m. For more information call Debbie Shasteen at 330-337-3033. Proceeds from table rental go to the activity department.
Mattevi memorial dinner will be held
SALEM - A memorial dinner for Victor Mattevi will be held during the Banquet in Salem from 5 to 7 p.m. Monday at the Memorial Building, 785 E. State St. The menu offers fried chicken, red-skinned potatoes, peas or corn, cole slaw, fresh vegetables, fresh fruit and ice cream sundaes.
Additional sponsors are needed. For information or to sponsor a Banquet please call Patty Colian at 330-831-2169.
Women's Club presenting 'Gender Wars'
COLUMBIANA - The July Lunch and Learn Program, the fourth in the Columbiana Women's Club series, will be held July 21 with a picnic luncheon at noon at the club.
"Gender Wars," a program presented by Barbara Farrand, a social psychologist, follows at 1 p.m. Lunch is $7 for members and $10 for guests. Reservations may be made by calling 330-207-1470.
Breakfast planned at Winona Fire Station
WINONA - The public is invited to an all-you-can-eat pancake and sausage breakfast and open house from 7 to 11 a.m. Aug. 9 at the Winona Fire Station.
Cost is $6 for adults, $3 for children ages 3 to 10 and free for under 3. Proceeds will be used to purchase fire equipment.
Wine tasting dinner cruise scheduled
COLUMBIANA - Seats are still available for a wine tasting dinner cruise on Oct. 4 sponsored by Columbiana Area Meals on Wheels. Cost is $100 which is due by Aug. 15.
]The price includes a bus ride to Lake Erie Island Cruises, a four-course dinner, five wine tastings and a glass. For reservations call 330-482-0366.
Library offering service for the homebound
SALEM - Salem Public Library is offering a new service for free delivery of materials to homebound persons living within the Salem City School District.
If you or someone you know are homebound due to illness or disability the library is interested making arrangements for regular delivery of a variety of library materials for the homebound person's enjoyment. To learn more about the service call Teresa Rhodes at the library at 330-332-0042 Ext. 258.
New business seminar planned July 24
SALEM -The Salem Area Chamber of Commerce in collaboration with Kent State-Tuscarawas campus and the Ohio Small Business Development Center will host a session on how to start a new business from 1 to 3 p.m. July 24 in the chamber's conference room.
Issues relating to starting and operating the business, financial planning, and marketing will be discussed. Reservations can be made by contacting 330-337-3473 or firstname.lastname@example.org. A materials fee of $20 will be assessed with checks made payable to Kent State University-Tuscarawas.
Firestone Festival of Art is Aug. 2
COLUMBIANA - 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.
A steam engine and antique tractor display will be a new addition to this year's attractions.
Performances throughout the day will include Kathy Boswell on the bagpipes, Kim VanKleeck, God's Quad and The Dulci-Mores. This event is sponsored by the Columbiana Area Chamber of Commerce with proceeds benefiting various projects within Firestone Park.
Memorial breakfast, trap shoot is Aug. 2
SALEM - The Salem Hunting Club is hosting the 11th annual Lowell Iden Memorial Scholarship Fund breakfast and trap shoot on Aug. 2.
All proceeds are used solely for the scholarship fund. This year's winners are Kathryn Zeppernick and Sydney Spencer, both of Salem, who each received $500.
The day's events include a 50/50 raffle, Chinese auction that includes multiple gift baskets and an all-you-can-eat breakfast served from 7 to 11 a.m. Cost is $5.
A full day of trap shooting runs from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. for $4 per round. A limited supply of shotgun shells will be available for purchase.
At noon, various items including desserts will be available to purchase from the lunch menu. Gift baskets or cash donations and raffle ticket purchases may be handled through Janet Iden at 330-332-5765.
'Salem's Got Talent' will be held Aug. 30
SALEM - "Salem's Got Talent," set for 5:30 p.m. Aug. 30, is a fundraiser to benefit the Salem Memorial Building and the many programs and services it provides.
Separate acts will perform for five to 10 minutes on the gym stage at the Memorial Building and will then be judged by the audience.
The fans will vote in the form of a monetary donation which will go to the Salem Memorial Building Association.
The contestant(s) with the most votes will be crowned champion.
Tickets to the event are $20 and include a buffet dinner from Catered Affair consisting of a stuffed chicken breast, mashed potatoes, vegetable, pasta, salad, rolls, dessert and drink.
Anyone interested in showcasing their talent is asked to call Amber Goodman at 330-332-5512.
For more information call Goodman or visit salemparksandrecreation.com.
Military officers picnic planned July 24
SALEM - The military officers picnic for active, reserve, retired and former military officers begins at 6:30 p.m. July 24 at Centennial Park.
For more information call Col. Will and Barb Stamp at 330-332-1174.