ACROSS OUR COMMUNITIES
Salem Banquet to feature pasta
Friends of the Banquet will sponsor the drive thru Banquet in Salem from 5 p.m. until sold out (no later than 7 p.m.) Monday at the Salem Memorial Building. Meals are limited to one per vehicle occupant and include Johnny marzetti, green beans, tossed salad, fresh vegetables, fresh fruit and cookies. Line up is behind the Memorial Building; do not park in the library lot or block East Pershing Street.
Tribute band to perform
The local “TRIBUTE” band will celebrate its 17th anniversary with a performance at the Columbiana County Fair from 8 to 10 p.m. Aug. 7. The band consists of Randy Strader and his two sons Jeff and Brandon. Randy’s first band, Randy & the Renegades, was the first local rock band to earn national recognition with a dual hit record in early 1962 — “Hi-Tension” and “4-Speed.” The band was also part of Dick Clark’s “Caravan of Stars” in 1962 and 1963.
Community dinner scheduled
The Hanoverton Community Dinner will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. Aug. 14 at the Hanover Township Fire Department on Second Street. The free meal will include ham sandwiches, hot turkey sandwiches, corn on the cobb, cheesy potatoes, green beans, beverages and donuts for dessert. Entertainment will be provided.
9/11 event planned in Beloit
The Beloit Fire Department will present a 9/11 Community Commemoration remembering 20 years featuring a parade at 10 a.m.from West Branch High School to Beloit Community Park with the memorial program to follow. There will also be a free concert by Ricky Lee at 1 p.m., kids games, a 50/50 raffle and more. The event is free and open to the public.
Chicken dinner set in North Lima
Calvary United Methodist Church, 12062 South Ave., North Lima will hold a drive-thru chicken dinner from 3 to 6 p.m. or sold out Aug. 12. Dinner will include a stuffed chicken breast, mashed potatoes, gravy, green beans and a brownie. Cost is $7. Reserve dinners by calling 330-549-2588.
Ladies Tea to be held Monday
The Historical Society of Columbiana and Fairfield Township will host its annual Ladies Tea at 1 p.m. Monday at the First Presbyterian Church, 28 E. Park Ave., Columbiana. Enjoy tea, dessert and a special program “Superstitions” presented by Lynette Reiner, science director of William McKinley Library and Museum.