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SRMC offering vaccine in Columbiana

Salem Regional Medical Center (SRMC) will receive a limited supply of 50 Johnson & Johnson Covid-19 vaccines for a free vaccine clinic from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday at the Columbiana Family Care Center, located in the TownCenter at Firestone Farms at 116 Carriage Drive. The vaccines will be administered by appointment only to individuals age 18 and over. Vaccine appointments for the clinic can be requested online via SRMC’s website at https://www.salemregional.com/coronavirus-information. Users must complete the Covid-19 Vaccine Schedule Request form and click “submit request.” All vaccine recipients must be age 18 and older. Those interested in requesting an appointment may also call SRMC’s Covid-19 vaccine registration line at 330-332-7511. Once the 50 Johnson & Johnson vaccine appointments are filled, no more requests will be accepted for the vaccine clinic and no walk-in vaccinations will be given. The Johnson & Johnson vaccine is a single-dose vaccine.

SRMC is also offering a free, by appointment only Covid-19 vaccine clinic from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursday at the hospital. The Moderna COVID-19 vaccine will be administered by appointment only to individuals age 18 and over. Registration can be completed online or by calling 330-332-7511. The Moderna vaccine requires a second dose approximately 28 days after the first dose. More information will be provided at the SRMC Vaccine Clinic about scheduling.

It’s not too late for an Easter parade

The Columbiana Public Library will air its free monthly movie from 2-4 p.m. Wednesday, April 14. This month’s movie is a 1948 musical starring Fred Astaire and Judy Garland; run time 103 minutes. Free refreshments will be provided by the Friends of the Library. Socially distanced, the movie limited to first 10 patrons who register; call 482-5509 to reserve a space.

Oasis Food Ministry holding distribution

The Oasis Food Ministry will be holding a food distribution from 4 to 6 p.m. April 8 and 22 at First Christian Church, 39 Cherry St., Columbiana. Distributions will be drive-thru only, vehicles in line and served according to arrival time and with trunks empty to receive groceries. Must be an Ohio resident and provide photo IDs. Maximum of two households per car. Each household can receive food one time per month.

Angels seeking volunteers, donations

Angels for Animals is seeking volunteers and donations for its annual Gigantic Garage Sale scheduled for April 23, 24 and 25 at the Canfield Fairgrounds. Individuals and adult/older teen groups are encouraged to volunteer for a variety of jobs and to work shifts. Friendly dogs are also being sought to wear donation vests for people to donate money. Donations are being accepted from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. April 17 and 18 at the Canfield Fairgrounds. Volunteers are also needed to help move items April 14 from storage and to mark, sort and organize donations during the days prior to the sale. Those interested in volunteering or have questions regarding the garage sale should call Angels for Animals at 330-549-1111 for information. Office hours are noon to 6 p.m. Tuesday through Friday 12-6 and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday; or call Diane at 330-502-5352 or Robin at 330-506-2839.

Salem library hosting genealogy program

Salem Public Library will host a Zoom program about genealogy at 6:30 p.m. April 26. Genealogy enthusiast Marge Greenisen will share research tools available within Ohio for finding information about one’s ancestors. She has been a longtime volunteer at the library assisting patrons with their family history searches and she has provided many informative and educational programs for the public. Attendance is open to the public and free of cost. Registration is required at www.salem.lib.oh.us or call the library at 330-332-0042.

MCMSA’s ‘Basket Stroll’ set for April 29

The Mahoning County Medical Society Alliance is hosting “The Basket Stroll” from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. April 29 at The Lake Club, 1140 Paulin Road, Poland. All proceeds will benefit Akron Children’s Hospital Mahoning Valley Emergency Room expansion and The Rescue Mission of Mahoning Valley. The event features a Basket raffle, Grand Raffle and vendor shopping. Participants will enjoy a light lunch with a cash bar available in a Covid compliant atmosphere. Grand raffle prizes include a Vera Bradley suitcase/make up case, Kate Spade purse/wallet, Mariana three-piece jewelry set and Avalon Golf and Country Club package. Vendor shopping will include Lilly Pulitzer-Legacy Village, Suzanne’s, Chico’s and Gracylane. The cost per person is $20. RSVP to the Mahoning County Medical Society at 330-533-4880 or to scberny@gmail.com by April 16. Chairperson of the event is Carol Sankovic. Committee members include Susan Berny, Shelley Duffett, Tammy Engle, Anita Gestosani, Janelle Nagy, Elizabeth Roller, Barb Vrable and Susan Yarab.

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