SHS '50 to meet
SALEM - The Salem High School Class of 1950 will meet for breakfast at 9 a.m. Oct. 23 at the Salem Hills Golf and Country Club.
SCH Auxiliary plans meeting
SALEM - The Salem Community Hospital Auxiliary meeting begins at 9:30 a.m. Nov. 14 in the small room at the far side of the hospital cafeteria. The public is invited. Next month's speaker is Erica Stacy, program director of SCH Wound Healing Center.
DKG holds meeting
SALEM - The Alpha Iota Chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma met on Oct. 10 at the Salem Historical Society. Members were given a tour of Freedom Hall and the Dale Shaffer Library. The next meeting is Nov. 12 at the Chef's Table in Lisbon.
Senior Citizens to gather
SALEM - The Salem Senior Citizens board meeting begins at 11 a.m. Oct. 23 at the Memorial Building. The regular meeting follows at noon with lunch and cards. Dues are due. Tickets may be purchased for the holiday dinner. New members 55 and older are welcome.
Salem Masons offer breakfast
SALEM-A public breakfast buffet will be served from 7:30 to 10 a.m. Oct. 26 at the Salem Masonic Building, 788 E. State St.
Cost is $6 for adults, $3 for children under age 10 and free for children under 2. The menu offers pancakes, waffles, sausage, bacon, scrambled eggs, homemade sausage gravy, biscuits, homefries, toast, fruit cocktail, orange juice, coffee and tea.
The building is equipped with a handicapped accessible elevator. Proceeds will be directed to the Salem Masonic Building Fund.
Saxon Club sets dinner event
SALEM - The Salem Saxon Club at 1980 Newgarden Road is having "A Taste of Germany" reservation only dinner on Nov. 8. Seatings are open at 5, 6 and 7:30 p.m. Cost is $15 per person. The menu consists of bean puree and green bean soup, wilted lettuce, homemade bread, bratwurst, sauerkraut and pigs, pork schnitzel, spetzle, German potato salad and hunklich/kuchen. German beer and wine are available. Reservations are due by Nov. 1 by calling Flo Spack at 330-337-3652 or Annette Howard at 330-332-1141.
Football moms selling tickets
COLUMBIANA - Columbiana Football Moms are selling tickets for a chance on four different prizes. The two grand prizes are $450 of beef. The third prize is an overnight package at Mountaineer Resort valued at $300. The fourth prize is a gift basket valued at $300. Tickets are available from any Columbiana varsity and junior varsity football player or mom. Tickets are also on sale at all home games. For more information call 330-482-3339. The drawing will be held the last home game versus United on Nov. 11. Winner need not be present.
New Waterford Lions meet
NEW WATERFORD - The New Waterford Lions Club meeting was held recently at the Community Center. Four members of the Calcutta Lions Club were guests.Wayne Christen, a member of the Calcutta Lions Club and Zone 9 promoter, was guest speaker. His message was to encourage clubs to recruit, retain and replace membership.
Guest, Brandon Jayne, a 2013 Crestview graduate, was presented a $600 scholarship. He will attend the STEM program at Youngstown State University. Eye screenings for first and third-grade students at Crestview, Columbiana and Heartland Christian Schools has been done. Heartland Christian and Crestview Leo Clubs have organized and installed officers. The club will visit Uniontown Lions Club soon and deliver glasses that will be recycled. Members plan to attend the Zone 9 meeting at Calcutta on Nov 12.
Greenford alumni meet
GREENFORD - The 109th Greenford Alumni banquet was held on Aug. 17 at the Smokehouse restaurant with 130 in attendance. Ralph Witmer, class of 1945, was honored with the first Outstanding Alumnus Award. He received a plaque and a video presentation of some of his achievements done by Susan Less Phillips. To recommend someone for next year's award contact Stevie Kelly Coleman at 330-277-1388. The 110th banquet will be held on Aug. 16, 2014.
Ballroom boogie planned
GIRARD - A free "Mad Hot Monday Ballroom Boogie" featuring ballroom, Latin, and swing and hustle, is slated from 6 to 9 p.m. Nov. 4 at Kuzman's,1025 S. State St., Girard. The public is invited. For more information contact Kuzman's at 330-545-8521330 or USA Dance volunteer Stephen Barba at 330-502-5492.
Damascus Ruritans meet
DAMASCUS - Officers for 2014 were elected when 26 members and guests of the Damascus Ruritan Club met Thursday evening. The new officers are Rick Bell, president; Nick Morrison, vice president; John Coldsnow, secretary; Joe Skolosh, treasurer; and Darlene Snyder, three-year director.
A meal was prepared and served by the ladies of the Damascus United Methodist Church. Members with birthdays or anniversaries during the month were recognized. Song leader David Denny led the group in singing "Happy Birthday" to those members and one verse of "America."
The club chaplain asked the blessing, remembering the family of deceased member, Earl Mather.
Secretary Snyder introduced Amber Bates as the guest speaker. She discussed human trafficking, the modern form of slavery, with smuggling and trading of people, for forced labor and or sexual exploitation.
It was reported that 32 members and guests, representing Beloit, Damascus, Goshen Center, Knox and the West Branch Area Ladies Clubs, attended the Zone 6 steak fry on Sept. 17 at the Quaker Canyon building. The Damascus club served as the host club. Results of the Sept. 28 food drive netted 150 pounds of food and $86 in monetary gifts. The food and money will be distributed to area food pantries. Thirty-nine dogs and 18 cats were vaccinated at the rabies clinic on Sept. 28. The clinic was sponsored by the club as a community service project. The club helped contribute to the Zone 6 (including Beloit, Damascus, Goshen Center, Knox, West Branch Area Ladies Clubs) purchase of dictionaries for all the third-grade students in the West Branch District School System. The dictionaries have been received and presented to the students.
Butler Grange holds meeting
SALEM - Ida Zepernick presided when Butler Grange met recently. The charter was draped in memory of Betty Vogelhuber, a 76-year member, who died Sept. 13. The song, "The Old Rugged Cross," was led by Myrtle Bailey. Bailey discussed the state grange master's article in the Ohio Granger. For the 2013-14 grange year, he chose the theme, "The Grange: Down to Earth, Up to the Challenge."
Butler Grange members made apple dumplings Oct. 7, 8, 10 and 11. Ruth Ann Altenhof presented the program: October is National Popcorn Poppin' Month. Poems read were "Pumpkin Pride" by Bailey; "Happy Little Pumpkins" by Clyde Zepernick; and "Ode to a Pumpkin" by Ida Zepernick.
Pomona Grange will meet at 7 p.m. Oct. 21 at Mile Branch Grange.
Taste of Salem on Wednesday
SALEM - The Salem Area Chamber of Commerce will present the 17th annual "Taste in Salem" at 6 p.m. Oct. 23 at the Salem Golf Club. All proceeds benefit United Way Services of Northern Columbiana County.
Tickets are available at the chamber office, 713 E. State St. Cost is $30 in advance or $35 at the door. The event offers cuisine from various area food establishments, and also the annual Diamond Drop which is sponsored by Troll's Jewelry. Raffle drawings and auctions will be held with chances to win baskets and gifts donated by area businesses.
For more information contact the chamber at 330-337-3473 (www. salemohiochamber. org).
Saxon Retirees to meet
SALEM - The Saxon Retirees will meet on Nov. 6 at the Saxon Club. Snacks will be served at 11:30 a.m., lunch at 12:30 p.m., followed by the meeting. Reservations may be made, and cancelled if necessary, by calling 330-533-5154 before Oct. 31.
BOARDMAN - Divorce/Death Aren't Really the End meets at 7:30 p.m. every Thursday at the Disciples Christian Church, 565 Boardman-Canfield Road. Activities include:
Nov. 5, 9, 30: Bowling at Boardman Lanes, 7 p.m.
Nov. 8, 29: Lobby of Movies 8, Shops of Boardman Park, 6:30 p.m.
Nov. 12, 19: Dance classes, Judy Conti's, Austintown, 7 p.m.
Nov. 13: Volunteer at Second Harvest Food Bank, 5-7 p.m.
Nov. 15: Card Night at Denny's, Boardman, 6-10 p.m.
Nov. 20: DQ Night in Cornersburg, 7 p.m.
Nov. 23: Road Trip to Kraynak's in Sharon, meet at church, 2 p.m.
Nov. 25: Meet-Up at Mocha House, 7 p.m.
For more information call 330-793-5856, 330-533-7062 or 330-793-1484.
Salvation Army Christmas assistance sign-ups continue
SALEM - Applications for Christmas assistance will continue from 3 to 7 p.m. Monday; and 9 a.m. to noon and 1 to 3 p.m. Thursday.
Those attending are reminded to bring their current photo ID (drivers license, Ohio ID, or human services ID); proof of all children and adults in the household (birth certificates, medical cards or custody papers required); a picture ID for all other adults in the household; proof of income (pay stubs from the last 30 days, Ohio Department of Job and Family Services print outs, child support papers, SSI/SSD letters, worker's comp paperwork, rent subsidy/utility allowance stubs, any other income verification); proof of all monthly bills (lease/rent agreements, utilities, car payment, insurance, child care, etc).
According the Salvation Army, you may only register once for Christmas help with one agency.