Columbiana Library offers E-book help
COLUMBIANA - Help and/or instruction for e-Books is available from 2 to 4 p.m. Monday in the Salchow Room at the Columbiana Public Library. Those attending are reminded to bring their device, power cord, the cord to link it to a computer, your library card and account logins for Adobe and Amazon.
Picnic set for First National Bank employees
SALEM - Former First National Bank employees will meet for a picnic at 6 p.m. Aug. 4 at the home of LuAnn Cope, 33788 Winona Road. Attendees are to bring a coverdish.
Leetonia school supply giveaway offered
LEETONIA - A school supply giveaway for Leetonia School students will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. Aug. 6 at Robbins United Methodist Church, 100 High St., Washingtonville. Backpacks and supplies will be provided to students in kindergarten through eighth grades. Students are to bring their report card or other student identification. For more information call 330-427-2035.
Salem Grande Parade set Aug. 9
SALEM - The Salem Area Chamber of Commerce invites organizations, churches and businesses to enter a unit in the 2014 Salem Grande Parade. The annual event titled "The Dog Day's of Summer" begins at 6 p.m. Aug. 9 with Vietnam veterans being honored during the military part of the parade.
The route will stay the same as past years with the parade stepping off at North Union Avenue and East State Street and marching west through the downtown business district. It will turn and head north on Ellsworth Avenue and disband at the Second Street Plaza. Applications may be obtained by calling the chamber at 330-337-3473 or downloading one at salemohiochamber.org.
Beaver Local 1984 reunion planned
LISBON - The Beaver Local High School Class of 1984 will host its 30th-year reunion in September. Activities planned include: Sept. 12, 6-7 p.m., tour of the high school; 6:30 p.m., Beaver Local vs East Palestine football game; 8 p.m., Donnie Iris at Guilford Lake Grille.
Sept. 13, 10:30 a.m., golf outing, Beaver Creek Meadows, nine holes and a cart, $32; 4 p.m., reunion at Guilford Lake Grille, $20 per person; 5 p.m., barbecue buffet, 6 p.m., open to all classes; 9 p.m., band.
Sept. 14, 11 a.m., coverdish picnic/softball game, West Point Elementary; reservations due by Aug. 18. For more information contact Marcie Schultheis Guy at firstname.lastname@example.org or 330-801-2597.
Columbiana Chamber breakfast set
COLUMBIANA - Columbiana Area Chamber of Commerce will host a business breakfast at 7:30 a.m. Aug. 8 at Das Dutch Haus. Tom Mackall will present the Town Center and Marketplace Development Plans at Firestone Farms and provide information on business attraction initiatives.
Cost is $10 for chamber members and $15 for non-members. Reservations are required by calling 330-482-3822.
Spaghetti dinner benefit to aid family
CANFIELD - A spaghetti dinner benefit for Colton James Price will be held from 2 to 6 p.m. Aug. 17 at Andrews Hall at Angels for Animals, 4750 W. South Range Road. Cost is $8 per plate for adults and $5 for children 12 and under. Carryout tickets will be available at the door.
Colton was born unexpectedly and premature at 30 weeks and spent his first 48 days of life in the natal intensive care unit, then went home for 11 days. On Father's Day, he experienced some complications which put him into respiratory distress and he was lifeflighted to Akron Children's Hospital.
Proceeds will help offset the family's financial hardships. Donations are also being accepted by contacting Britney Price at 234-564-9583, Nicole Price at 330- 429-4299 or Amanda Kegelmyer at 330-429-1085.
Lighted boat parade set on Guilford Lake
GUILFORD LAKE - The Guilford Lake Civic Association's annual lighted boat parade will be held Aug. 30 at the beach. Boats may be decorated with any type of lighting. Boats will line up at 8 p.m. at the public swim beach on Teegarden Road. The public is welcome and bring their own chairs, beverages, hot dogs, buns and snacks. Boats can pull in on the beach after the parade to enjoy the bonfire.
Help Hotline training planned
YOUNGSTOWN - Help Hotline Crisis Center Inc., the county's "one number" to call for information, referral, and crisis intervention, is offering free training classes for persons interested in volunteering for the 24-hour hotline. Classes will meet from 6 to 9:30 p.m., on eight consecutive Mondays, from Sept. 8 through Oct. 27. Volunteers are asked to make a six-month commitment. For information contact Help Hotline at 330-747-2696.