West Twp. holding festival and tractor pull
WEST TOWNSHIP - The West Township Homecoming Festival and Tractor Pull continues at 7 p.m. today and Saturday at Ruritan Park on U.S, Route 30, East Rochester. Weigh-ins start at 6 p.m. Gate admission is $5 for adults, $3 for ages 6 to 11 and free for 5 and under. For more information call 330-894-2902.
'Fighting for the Victim's wrestling planned
LISBON - HBW Pro Wrestling out of Youngstown is sponsoring the Columbiana County Families of Homicide Victims' "Fighting for the Victims" wrestling match on Saturday at the Columbiana County Fairgrounds. The event closes out the week of June 24-30 as proclaimed Unsolved Murders and Missing Persons Week in the county.
The event begins at noon with bell time at 1 p.m. The wrestling event is followed by a "Meet and Greet" of the wrestlers and a concert by Metalourd. All events are free to the public. Food and miscellaneous vendors will be on site. For more information call Belinda Puchajda 330-397-1978.
Sebos to host Banquet in Salem
SALEM -The Banquet in Salem will be hosted by Salem residents Bob and Linda Sebo from 5 to 7 p.m. Monday at the Memorial Building. Fried chicken, mashed potatoes and gravy, green beans, cole slaw, fresh vegetables, fruit and ice cream sundaes will be served. Any person or organization wishing to sponsor a Banquet is asked to call Patty Colian at 330-831-2169.
Library Board of Trustees will meet
SALEM - The Salem Public Library Board of Trustees will hold a special board meeting at 8:30 a.m. July 3 in the director's office for the purpose of considering mid-year budget adjustments.
Salem High Class of 1942 will meet
SALEM - The Salem High School Class of 1942 will meet for breakfast at 9 a.m. July 5 at the Salem Hills Golf and Country Club.
United's alumni reunion is July 6
HANOVERTON - United High School's alumni reunion party will be held on from 8 p.m. to midnight July 6. Music is provided by Cold Shot beginning at 9 p.m. Cost is $10 per person with a portion of the ticket sales to be donated to United Community Scholarship Foundation.
Tickets may be purchased the night of the event which is open to all UHS graduates, family and friends ages 21 and over. Alcohol will not be served, but BYOB is acceptable; no hard liquor is permitted. The event is outdoors and casual, and will be held rain or shine. Due to anticipated high attendance, the event location has moved to the Kiko Farm on 4245 McCann Road. For more information call 330-277-7002.
United Class of 1982 reunion is July 7
HANOVERTON -United Local High School Class of 1982's reunion starts at 6 p.m. July 7 at Hickory Hollow Golf Club, 33455 Winona Road (Bill Richard's place) in Winona. Dinner is provided by the Fifth Season Banquet Center starting at 6:30 p.m. BYOB is acceptable. To purchase tickets or for more information call 330-277-7002. Today is the registration deadline.
Lunch set for hospital retirees
SALEM - Salem Community Hospital retirees and former employees are invited to an informal lunch at 11 a.m. July 10 at Das Dutch Haus in Columbiana.
Blood drive scheduled July 13 at SCC
SALEM - Salem Community Hospital and Salem Community Center are sponsoring a blood drive from 1 to 7 p.m. July 13 at the SCC at 1098 N. Ellsworth Ave. Previous donors who have not given since May 18 are encouraged to give, and new donors are always welcome.
A single blood donation, which is less than one pint, can be collected in about one hour and separated into three different components-red blood cells, plasma and platelets. Each component has important uses. Red blood cells are needed for surgical patients.
Each patient undergoing open heart surgery typically requires multiple units of red blood cells. Plasma, the liquid portion of blood, is needed for trauma patients, including accident and burn victims, as well as organ transplant recipients and newborns. Cancer patients and individuals with bleeding disorders need platelets to help their blood clot. All donors will receive a free day pass to the SCC. To schedule an appointment call 330-332-7227.
Walk for Autism will be held July 14
SALEM- The Center for Promise Foundation will hold its second annual Walk for Autism from 1 to 8 p.m. July 14 at Waterworth Memorial Park Pavilion 8. The group is raising money to become a non-profit organization to build a school for autistic children.
Entertainment will be provided by DJ Unkle Greg Shirley. Food will be provided by Leroy's Sausage and More and Lil Logan's Donuts. There will be a Chinese auction, 50/50 raffle, face painting, etc. Donations for the auction are needed. For registration forms contact Kim Sheets at 330-337-6193 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Forms will also be available the day of the walk.
Help Hotline Crisis Center gets grant
YOUNGSTOWN - The Margaret Clark Morgan Foundation has awarded Help Hotline Crisis Center with a $30,000 grant, of which $15,000 is to operate the Suicide Hotline and $10,000 to be used for the Warm Line. Both programs are for Mahoning, Trumbull and Columbiana counties.
The foundation also funded $5,000 to be used for the Recovery Program at Help Hotline for Trumbull and Mahoning counties. The Crisis Hotline car be reached by calling 211.
The Warm Line is a program which specializes in responding to individuals who receive mental health, drug and alcohol services. It is a peer-to-peer operated program and the number is 866-303-PEER (7337) from 5 to 7 p.m. on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays.
The Raymond John Wean Foundation has awarded $20,000 to Help Hotline to work with Community Solutions to provide a smooth transition for one provider of 211 information and referral services to Mahoning and Trumbull counties.
The 211 services are available to Mahoning Trumbull and Columbiana counties.
The Community Foundation of the Mahoning Valley has awarded Help Hotline $5,000 for general operating of the Mahoning and Trumbull counties suicide hotline. The number is 330-747-2696.
Community dinner scheduled Friday
NORTH GEORGETOWN -The First Brethren Church at 27333 Main St. will host its free monthly community dinner from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Friday.
This month's menu features taco salad and chocolate pudding for dessert. The dinner is open to the public and provided free of charge. Donations are accepted but are not necessary.