Weingart Cousins meet
SALEM-Birthdays and anniversaries were observed when Weingart Cousins met recently at the Salem Hills Golf and Country Club. Twenty-three attended. The next breakfast begins at 9 a.m. Feb. 14.
SHS?Class of 1950 to meet
SALEM-The Salem High School Class of 1950 will meet at 9 a.m. Wednesday at the Salem Hills Golf and Country Club.
Salem Masons to host breakfast
SALEM-A public breakfast buffet will be served from 7:30 to 10 a.m. Saturday 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.
United Unity holds meeting
NEGLEY-The United Unity 4-H meeting was held Jan. 9 at the Middleton Fish and Game Club in Negley. Four presentations were presented by club members.
The first two presentations were done by Emma and Lydia Smith. Emma's presentation was on three groups of goats: meat goats, dairy goats, and other breeds. Lydia's presentation was on the gestation of a chick. Josh Black's presentation was on several different types of hogs and John Black's presentation was on animal feeds. The next recreational meeting will be held in February and will be a recreational meeting. For membership information call 330-886-0159.
Damascus Garden Club meets
DAMASCUS-The Damascus Garden Club held its first meeting of the new year on Jan. 13 at the home of Betty Bircher. The 14 garden club members present sang birthday wishes to Bircher who was celebrating her birthday that day. President Peggy Stoffer began the meeting by distributing the 2012 program booklets and Treasurer Hilda Spack reported on the receipts of December's silent auction and the 2011 treasury balance. First Vice President Marilyn Wingett reported that the club provided bud vases for the Jan. 17 blood drive. She also reminded the members to collect #5 hard plastic caps from jars and bring them to the next meeting as part of the club's recycling campaign. She informed the members about a series of flower arranging classes to be held at the Pleasant View Nursing Home with materials to be provided by Remember When.
Members are encouraged to attend to enhance their skills in preparation for an upcoming flower show. June Wallace thanked those members who took down and stored the village's Christmas decorations. Marilyn Wingett reported on the special June meeting to be held at the Sebring Mansion. Members may invite guests to attend a catered luncheon, tour the grounds, and enjoy a lecture on the history and renovation of the mansion. Second Vice President Rhonda Mitchell provided the program with an interesting PowerPoint presentation on the Incredible Moringa Tree. She told how the tree that originated in India has been used from ancient times to the present as a source of food and medicine. She provided a sample of ground Moringa leaves that the club members could sprinkle over the soup and sandwiches served at the luncheon served at the meeting's conclusion. The meal was provided by the club's officers.
Next month's meeting is themed A Winter Gardener's Picnic and members are asked to bring a favorite picnic food. The program will be about high tunnel gardening at the Breezy Hill Farm.
CC?Buckeye Dairy Boosters to meet
LISBON-The Columbiana County Buckeye Dairy Boosters will meet at 12:30 p.m. Tuesday at Perkins Restaurant on U.S. Route 62, Lisbon. Lunch will begin at 11:30 a.m. Items for discussion include the cheese sale report, spring trip, and spring banquet including the scholarship and dairy princess. Yearly dues are to be paid at the meeting. Anyone wishing to promote the dairy industry is welcome to attend.
UHS?Class of 1959 to meet
HANOVERTON-The United High School Class of 1959 plans to meet for breakfast at 9:30 a.m. Thursday at the Skyline Diner in Salem.
R-Weigh members learn exercise
SALEM-Carol Held led the members in leg stretching exercises when the R-Weigh weight groups met Monday at the Faith Chapel. She also presented a program on the benefit of walking using a pedometer at the evening meeting. A loss of 35 pounds was recorded for the week. The good losers were Lois Wood, Rita Cecil, Chris Learn, Francie Tuel, Sue Conners and Helen Baker. Patty Mills was goalie of the week. Karen Morris presided at the l p.m. meeting and Karen Pauline presided at the 5 p.m. meeting.
TOPS?1380 recognizes weight loss
SALEM-TOPS 1380 met Jan. 16 at Emmanuel Lutheran Church with 17 members attending and Cindy Eastman, leader, presiding. Virginia Spatholt was welcomed as a new member on Jan. 9. Shirley Hartman led the TOPS pledge and prayer. Margaret Phillips, Cora Jean Briggs and Dorothy Mussler led for KOPS. Best losers were Joanne Harrold, TOPS; Phillips and Briggs, KOPS; Spatholt, newcomer; and Eleanor May, honorable mention. December royalty was Shirley Bullis, TOPS; and Laurie McBride, KOPS. A Valentine weight-loss contest has begun and will end Feb. 13. May won the Rolling Cash Five for the Jan. 16 and Jan. 9 meetings. Bullis read for the "circle of light" ceremony.
SCH Auxiliary to meet
SALEM-The Salem Community Hospital Auxiliary meeting begins at 9:30 a.m. Feb. 9 in the small dining room at the back of the hospital cafeteria. Speakers are Mark and Shawna L'Italien.