Cope's set to recognize retiree
ALLIANCE - Cope Farm Equipment Inc. is hosting an open house retirement reception for Butch Eicks. Friends and customers are invited from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. April 15.
Mr. Eicks will be recognized for 50 years of hard work and dedication to Cope Farm Equipment Inc. and John Deer.
Salem Music Study Club to meet April 23
SALEM - The Salem Music Study Club will hold its final regular monthly meeting of the season at 7 p.m. April 23 in the parlor at the Emmanuel Lutheran Church Educational Building. Guests and members are welcome. Topics to be discussed include scholarship dates and officer appointments for next year. Jeff Smith will be in charge of the program following the meeting. The club is affiliated with the American Federation of Music Clubs and the National Federation of Music Clubs.
Salem Masons to host buffet
SALEM-A public breakfast buffet will be served from 7:30 to 10 a.m. April 26 at the 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.
Alpha Iota DKG holds meeting
COLUMBIANA - Election of officers was held when Alpha Iota Chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma met April 8 at the Columbiana Public Library. A program was presented by Lou Reynolds, "The Music Box Man." The next meeting will be held May 14 at the New Waterford Methodist Church.
Winona Ruritans announce scholars
WINONA - "Happy Birthday" was sung to members with birthdays in March when the Winona Ruritan Club met March 25 at Willow Grove Grange. The honorees included Chip Althouse, Robert Doyle Sr., John Gamble Sr., John Heinbuck, Fred Pamer, Larry Sanor, Tom Sanor, Jim Drotleff and Jim Zimmerman. Twenty-eight members attended. It was noted that 543 people were served at the pancake and sausage breakfast on March 22; 201 pans of scrapple were sold and 1,050 pounds of sausage. The next breakfast is Oct. 11. Lee Stamp reported that he and Dan Sanor, commander of Lepine Rush Post of American Legion, have interviewed Ricci Polen and Alexandra Barker for representatives to Girls State and Andrew Martin an Ben Sell as representatives to Boys State in June. Three hundred dollars will be sent to the Ruritan National Foundation as down payment for the 2015 Build Your Dollar College Scholarship. Another $300 was earmarked to the grange for the use of its facilities.
President Rob Doyle Jr. announced that the scholarship winners for 2014 are Tommie Jackson, granddaughter of Tom Sanor; Zack Cannon, grandson of Buster Rogowsky; and Bridgette Kelly, granddaughter of Homer Althouse.
R-Weigh groups honor weight loss
SALEM - The R-Weigh weight support groups met at 1 and 5 p.m. Monday at the First Friends Church. A loss of 27 pounds was recorded for the week. Helen Baker was the good loser and Sue Carver was the goalie at the afternoon meeting. Gerry Heffinger presided and did a program on "Not So Sweet Study on Sugar."
Karen Pauline presided at the evening meeting. Linda Lude did a program on "The Effects of Eating Sugar." Pauline Zirkle, Jean Swartz, Chris Learn and Jeri Hefner were the good losers for the week. Jo Carol Gray and Lude were the goalies. Ruth Miller congratulated Jesse Rea, Zirkle and Swartz for being the good losers for the month of March and presented them with a bouquet of flowers.
Heffinger announced at both meetings that the current membership has lost 1,467 pounds since joining the groups. The Eggcouragement contest will end on April 14 with all members losing a pound or more for the four week contest taking as many money-filled eggs from the Easter basket as they earned for their losses for the four weeks. Goal members will receive $1 for each egg they have earned for being below goal for the four weeks. New members are welcome. For information call 330-332-1078.
Former phone ladies to meet
SALEM - Ladies of AT&T/Ohio Bell Telephone will meet for breakfast at 8:30 a.m. April 17 at the Salem Hills Golf and Country Club.