Salem Hunting Club: Thanks for scholarship support

To the editor:

Thank you everyone who supported in any way the success of the 17th annual Lowell Iden Memorial Breakfast and Trap Shoot. The Salem Hunting Club hosted this event on Aug. 1

This year we gave four Lowell Iden-Larry Iler Scholarships to local students. We are proud to honor, in their memory, these two men for which this award is named. They were both past presidents of the club.

This year’s recipients are:

Valerie Marston, daughter of Michael and Lori Marston, a graduate of Leetonia High School. She will be studying wildlife conservation at West Liberty University.

Alexis Sell, daughter of Sarah Virden and Brad Virden, a graduate of Beaver Local High School. She will be studying forestry and fisheries and wildlife at Michigan State University.

Gavin Hildreth, son of Holly and Charles Hildreth, a graduate of United Local High School. He will be studying environmental science at Akron University.

Oliva Knauf, daughter of Jason and Cheryl Knauf, of Hanoverton. She is in her second year at Youngstown State University with a study of environmental science and biochemistry.

The 50/50 drawing was won by Jon Baddeley.

Thank you to the following merchants and individuals for their support and donations of baskets for our Chinese auctions:

Fred Baker Salem Welding, Runzo’s Outdoor Sports, Call Sign Alpha, Mafia Shooting Sports, Kellner Range and Supply, Diehl Automotive Group of Salem, Bann Thai Cuisine, MAC Trailer, Salem AutoZone, Texas Roadhouse, Numbers Brewing Co., JWB Supply Co., Sherwin-Williams of Salem, Farm and Dairy, Dan Jackson, Jay Klein, Donna and Harry Dailey, AJ and Roy Stacy, Jon Baddeley, Ron Burrows, Martha Lozier, Mary Jo and Ellie Kidd, Howard Buxton, Wilber Wilson, Alan Lodge and Yvonne Krendick.

I would also like to thank Jim Thellman for donating the prizes for the exploding pigeons for our trapshoot.

Many thanks also goes to the individuals who donated monetary gifts to our scholarship fund. To everyone who braved the rainy weather and attended; worked of donated to our scholarship fundraiser; many, many thanks. It was a success because of the dedication and generosity of many wonderful people, Salem Hunting Club members, family, friends, merchants and general public. It took many people to, once again, to make this another successful year.


Salem Hunting Club


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