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Fall revival planned at Salem Bible Methodist

SALEM– Salem Bible Methodist Church, 1647 N. Ellsworth Ave., will hold a Fall Revival this weekend. Services will be held at 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday, as well as 10:30 a.m. and 6 p.m. Sunday featuring Evangelist Dr. Paul Kaufman and Song Evangelist Jerald and Becky Glick. For information contact Pastor David W. Crosley at 812-675-1549 or dtcrosley@msn.com.

109 dogs, cats vaccinated at Salem rabies clinic

LISBON– Wesley Vins, health commissioner for the Columbiana County Health Department, reported that a total of 109 dogs and cats were vaccinated for rabies at the recent Rabies Prevention Clinic that was held at the Columbiana County Career and Technical Center. Vaccinations were given by Dr. Gordon Schmucker, D.V.M. and his staff from the Lisbon Veterinary Clinic Inc. It is anticipated that another Rabies Prevention Clinic will be held this coming spring.

Brown’s Funeral Home invites veterans to breakfast

SALEM– Brown Funeral Home’s Staff is extending a sincere thanks to those veterans who have served so selflessly and courageously in the United States military with a free breakfast from 7 to 11 a.m. Nov.11 in the Fellowship Hall at Salem First United Methodist Church, 244 S. Broadway Ave. Use the South Portico Entrance to enter the Fellowship Hall (this entrance is handicapped accessible).

Comprehensive blood screening offered Nov. 16

SALEM– Salem Regional Medical Center (SRMC) and SRMC Internal Medicine Center will provide a comprehensive blood screening Nov. 16 at SRMC Internal Medicine Center, located in Suite C of the Salem Medical Arts Building, 2020 E. State St.

Comprehensive blood screenings can help to identify many health problems in their earliest stages, when they are most treatable, and may detect conditions such as high cholesterol, anemia, infections, diabetes and other disorders.

The cost of the comprehensive screening is $45. Participants may add a prostate specific antigen test to their comprehensive panel for an additional $12 or an HgA1c diabetes screen for an additional $28. A lipid panel, which measures cholesterol levels and is included in the comprehensive screening, is available as a stand-alone test for $12. Participants should provide a self-addressed, stamped envelope at the time of the screening to receive a copy of their results.

Screenings begin at 7 a.m., and an appointment is required to participate. To schedule an appointment or for information, call SRMC Internal Medicine Center at 330-332-7807.

Blood drive planned at SRMC Nov. 13

SALEM– The Salem Regional Medical Center (SRMC) will host an American Red Cross blood drive from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Nov. 13 SRMC’s Tower Conference Room, which is located on the hospital’s ground floor concourse. Individuals who haven’t given blood since September 18 are eligible to donate.

Appointments are not necessary, but can be made online at www.redcrossblood.org or by calling 330-332-7227.

Steakfry offered at Washingtonville VFW

WASHINGTONVILLE– The Washingtonville VFW Post 5532 Auxiliary will host a steakfry from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. Nov. 2. Tickets cost $14 in advance or $15 at the door.

Genealogical skills workshop planned at library

SALEM–Carla S. Cegielski, a professional genealogist, will present the talk “Lifelong Learning: Enhancing Your Genealogical Skills” from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Oct. 28 in the Salem Public Library Quaker Meeting Room.

Cegielski will discuss how online access provides many tools to aid in genealogy research, for example, indexing, geo-locating and transcribing. To increase skill in the use of online tools genealogists of any skill level can “learn by doing,” that is, they can use volunteer researching opportunities within the genealogical community to get hands-on experience.

Registration is required and may be done by seeking registration assistance at the circulation desk, by going online at www.salem.lib.oh.us or by calling 330-332-0042 for registration assistance. The program is free and open to the public.

Swim Salem adult swim training to return

SALEM–Swim Salem adult swim training will return to the Salem Community Center for the fall and winter of 2019 and 2020. Swim Salem will meet every Monday (5:30 to 6:30 p.m.), Wednesday (6 to 7:30 p.m.) and Saturday (9 to 10:30 a.m.). Three sessions will be offered: Oct. 28 through Dec. 7, Jan. 6 to Feb. 15, and Feb. 17 to March 29.

This short term training will offer participants a better understanding of the four competitive swim strokes, focus on both endurance and speed work, and will adjust to all types of fitness swimmers. Master’s participants, triathletes or lone fitness swimmers looking for focused training are all welcome. Barb Clary, USMS ALTS certified coach and USMS Short Course National Qualifier in both 2017 and 2018, as well as Susan Nutter, a USA certified and ASCA Level 2 coach, will be coaching all sessions.

Pricing will be per session: $80 for US Master’s Members, $75 for SCC members and $90 for non-members. A drop-in rate of $8 is available for anyone unable to commit to an entire session. If you wish to sign up or if you have any questions please contact the Director of Aquatics at 330-332-5885.

Salem Library offers classes for job seekers

SALEM–Salem Public Library provides technology classes to help job seekers improve job search skills. At 6 p.m. Nov. 6 the class “Nail that Interview” will be held. Technology instructor Stephanie Peterson will discuss ways to sharpen your interview skills and help you feel more confident during interviews.

Seating is limited and registration is required. Register online at www.salem.lib.oh.us or call the library for registration assistance at 330-332-0042. This class is open to the public and free of cost to attend. The class is provided through a Guiding Ohio Online grant made by the Institute of Museum and Library Services and the State Library of Ohio.

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