Salem Hunting Club fundraiser a success

To the editor:

The Salem Hunting Club held its 18th annual Memorial Trap Shoot and Breakfast Aug. 7. This event is the annual fundraiser for the Lowell Idr-Larry Iler Scholarships. Four scholarships were presented to area students.

This year’s recipients were:

Elizabeth Shontz, daughter of Robert and Gail Shonz from Salem. She will be attending Western Michigan University for Land and Marine Conservation.

Von Herron from Salem, son of Jay and Pamela Herron, will be studying Agriculture Systems Management at The Ohio State University.

Aaron Hinchliffe, son of William and Jodie Hinchliffe of Lisbon, will be majoring in Agriculture Analyst of Hormone Free Foods at Kent State University.

Olivia Knauf of Hanoverton, daughter of Cheryl and Jason Knauf, will be a junior at Youngstown State University.

We would like to thank the many businesses and individuals who donated to our Chinese auction: Runzo’s Outdoor Sports, Burtzland Outfitters, Bann Thai Cuisene, Diehl Automotive of Salem, Fred Baker Salem Welding, Salem Giant Eagle, Salem Auto Zone, Salem Tire Pros, GC Murphy Bicycle Co., Farm and Dairy, Brian’s Barber Shop of Salem, Salem Propane Gas Stop, Donna and Harry Dailey, John and Kim Birch, Nadine and Bill Urban, local artist Amy Goodchild, Martha Lozier, MAC Trailer, Olivia Knauf Family, R.L. Lipton Co., AJ Stacey, Frontiers Unlimited, Dan Jackson, Jay Klein, JWB Supply, Sherwin Williams of Salem, State Street Tattoo, Horst Sandwich Co., Kast Iron Soda Works, Simmons Feed and Call Sign Alpha.

Thanks also to Gordon Bros. Water for providing bottled water for the event.

A special thank you to all who donated monetary gifts to our benefit.

The winner of the 50/50 was Ron Jennings of Salem.

The number of people who made this a big success this year is many. Thanks to members, family, merchants, general public and the Salem News.

The Hunting Club is proud to honor the two special men in whose memories the scholarships are named – Lowell Iden and Larry Iler. They were friends and longtime officers of our club.

Twenty-five members of Lowell Iden’s family attended this event, traveling from Florida, South Carolina, Philadelphia, Pa. And the surrounding area.

Thanks from the families and members of the Salem Hunting Club.

Janet Iden,



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