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July 8, 2012
Salem News

American Legion Aux. inducts new member

SEBRING - A new member, Tracie Bossert, was welcomed when Sebring American Legion Post 76 Ladies Auxiliary met on June 13. President Judy Hubbs presided. Two different donations were discussed. The president informed the group on the amount of donations received from poppy sales this year.

Karlie Meek was the auxiliary Girls Stater for 2011 representative. President Hubbs gave her a certificate and pin.Discussion followed regarding one member transferring her membership to Canton; status on a couple members who are sick and one sympathy card was mailed to a member because her mother passed away. The next meeting will be held at 7 p.m. Aug. 8 at the post.

Men of Faith plans special event July 28

COLUMBIANA -Men of Faith will present its Mid-Summer Night's Dream at 6 p.m. July 28 at Das Dutch Village Inn. The theme is "One Nation Under God." Featured speakers are Matt and Melanie Miller of Ashland. Musical selections will be provided by Mrs. Miller, the former Melanie Murphy, a singer, dancer and inspirational speaker who has spent the last several years criss-crossing the state of Ohio sharing her talents with people of all ages. A former professional NBA dancer for the Cleveland Cavaliers, she was crowned Miss Ohio 2006, and represented Ohio at the 2007 Miss America Pageant. Dave Plegge of Salem met the couple at the Mid-Ohio Indy car race in July 2011 and made arrangements for this engagement. Tickets are $50 per couple and available by calling Bing Newton at 330-427-6578.

Creative Clovers hold meeting

ALLIANCE - The Creative Clovers 4-H Club met on June 8 at Silver Park. Fourteen members and four cloverbuds were present. Reagan Kornbau called the meeting to order. The Pledge of Allegiance was led by Matthew Fleming and the 4-H pledge was led by Mary Fleming. For devotions, Reagan Kornbau read Psalm 8:39. Gabby Hill gave a safety report on camp fire safety. Garrett Dean gave an energy report on hydro power.

Under old business, items were collected for the Blessing House. The date for clothing judging is July 9 and small project judging on July 11. The state fair dates are July 25-Aug. 5 and the Canfield Fair runs Aug. 29 through Sept. 3. Members were reminded of the theme for the fair booth. They are to bring ideas to the August meeting.

Under new business, the group will have a display at the Mile Branch Grange Fair July 26-28. The fund raiser will be a concession stand, during all three days of the Sebring communitywide garage sale, at the home of advisor Beth Burns.

Regular members and cloverbud members worked on fire safety posters. Cloverbud members worked with advisor Linda Howell. They learned about bird feeding and their habitat. They made bird greeting cards and colored bird pictures.

Regular members worked on their projects for judging. Demonstrations were given by Carrie Burns on what you need in a sewing kit; Taylor Burns on physical and visual textures; Amanda Dean on poetry; Garrett Dean on tools needed to work with wood; Alex Hill on how to shoot a bow and arrow; Gabby Hill, weaving a photo for scrapbooking and the difference between landscape and a portrait for photography; Mackenzie Kornbau on the importance of using flash on a camera; Reagan Kornbau on five ways to have fun with a child and five safety hazards when babysitting; and Aunisty Switzer on how to do string art.

Lunch-Learn program final session July 16

COLUMBIANA - The final in the series of Columbiana Women's Club Lunch and Learn Programs starts at 12:15 p.m. July 16 at the clubhouse, 121 N. Main St. Those attending will learn about the history of auctions and participate in a variety of mock auctions. A few items will be auctioned off for the benefit of the CWC. Lunch is free for members/friends, and $5 for guests. Reservations may be made by calling 330-207-1470.

VFW 4111 Auxiliary to meet Aug. 6

LISBON - Ladies Auxiliary of Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 4111 will meet at 7 p.m. Aug. 6.

Damascus Park Board holds monthly meeting

DAMASCUS - President Ken Schwingle presided at the Damascus Community Center Park Board meeting. Present were Marilyn Wingett, Beth Grimm, Jerry Hollback, Walt Lautzenheiser and Buck Given.

Under old business: $1,500 was received from Butler Community Fund, soil was added behind the back of the enclosed pavilion to remedy water seepage and fixing the drinking fountain; Wingett shared playground equipment ideas for review, suggested making some items (furniture) from wood from harvesting, and getting prices on a swing. Grimm updated a contract to be given to those who rent pavilions and work days scheduled to continue clearing woods.

Under new business, Barb Karlen's 4-H group was secured to do clean-up around the park on July 6; buildings will be painted, prices obtained for two outside grill/burners, an motion passed for $75 for a lock/key on the garbage disposal passed, dates checked for the fall breakfast fund raiser and ways discussed for the park to participate in "Light Up Damascus." The next meeting begins at 7 p.m. July 23 at the park.

Lone Ranger 4-H Club meets, holds demos

WINONA - The Lone Ranger 4-H Club met on June 10 at the Winona Friend Church.

Austen and Taylor Holderbaum did a cooking demonstration on how to make "Fluff Stuff." Taylor also gave a horseback presentation and Austen gun safety. Bridget Kelly did a hog demonstration. Jake Althouse talked about chickens. June 16 was the last dairy beef feeder clinic.

Livestock book judging is July 14 at the fairgrounds. The Project Fair is July 21 at United Local High School. The next meeting on July 8 features a swim party. Boys are to bring beverages and girls will bring snacks. Members are also asked to bring pictures with their projects for the fair booth, and items for the silent auction basket. This year's theme is "Hunting and Fishing."

SHS?Class of 1952

to meet for lunch

SALEM -The Salem High School Class of 1952 will meet for lunch at noon July 18 at the Salem Hills Golf and Country Club.

Elkton school reunion today

ELKTON - The Elkton Area and One-Room Schoolhouse reunion is today at 38961 state Route 39, Salineville. A coverdish lunch begins at 2 p.m. For more information call 330-679-0229.

Strawberry festival on July 21

SALEM -The public is invited to the Amaranth Strawberry Festival from 4 to 7 p.m. July 21 at the Salem Masonic Temple, 788 E. State St. A complete dinner will be served including fresh baked desserts . Cost is $6 for adults and $3 for children 6 and under. Tickets will be sold at the door.

SHS Class of '56 to meet

SALEM -The Salem High School Class of 1956 will meet for its bi-monthly luncheon at 11:30 a.m. July 11 at the Salem Hills Golf and Country Club. Spouses and friends are welcome.

SHS Class of '53 dinner planned

SALEM - The Salem High School Class of 1953 plans to meet for dinner at 6 p.m. July 12 in the back room at Ricky's English Pub.

LaLeche League to hold meeting

LISBON - The Salem-Lisbon La Leche League, a breastfeeding support group, will meet at 7 p.m. July 10 at the New Lisbon Presbyterian Church, 111 E. Chestnut St. The discussion topic is "Baby Arrives: The Family and the Breastfed Baby."

All pregnant or nursing mothers and their babies are welcome. For more information call 330-821-2585 or 330-420-0822 or visit

TOPS 777 rewards winners

SALEM - Weekly and monthly winners were recognized when TOPS 777 met June 27. Weekly winners were Joan Cole and Susan Wendell, best losers; and Frances Valentino, KOPS.

Monthly winners included Valentino, KOPS; Wendell, backslider; Carrie Toy, best loser; Linda Straub, runner-up loser; Shirley Johns and Valentino, below goal for the month.

Debbie Phillips received the special award. She also gave a contest report. Contest winners were Straub, Cole and Brenda Adams of the J contest. Linda Evanoff presented a program and offered the inspiration, "I can spare my spare tires."

New Lisbon Masons install officers

LISBON - New Lisbon Royal Arch Masons of York Rite Masonry held its annual installation of officers on July 16. The following were installing officers: David Hyde, installing; Zel Bush, marshall; Jim Forney, recorder; and Dale Hawkins, chaplain. The following officers were installed: Brad Lankford, high priest; Gary Ronshausen Jr., king; Lou Hartsough, scribe; Gary Ronshausen Sr., treasurer; William Stanley, recorder; Glenn Adams, captain of the host; Steve Ronshausen, principal sojourner; Donald Jugenheimer, royal arch captain; Don Butream, master of the third vale; Jim Griffith, master of the second vale; John Shulas, master of the first vale; and Carl Deffenbaugh, guard. A donation was made to Adopt America. A fellowship hour followed.

SCH former workers to meet

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.

Outdoor eating demo held

EAST LIVERPOOL - Friends of Beaver Creek State Park hosted the Muskingum County Chapter of International Dutch Oven Society for a beginning level demonstration of good outdoor eating. The four chefs, attired in aprons embroidered with beavers, Beaver Creek State Park 2012, and their names with logo, provided information and interactions will all ages. One little girl cook was allowed to help with the apple dumplings. Plans are being considered for a cook off for next year.

R-Weigh recognizes winners

SALEM - The R-Weigh weight groups met Monday at Faith Chapel and lost 59 pounds for the week. Good losers were Donna Greenamyer, Rose O'Lenic and Jenn Swartz. Sandy McGarr and Linda Lude were the goalies for the week. Marlene Shirilla, Doris Senior and Marian Long earned the vacation monetary award. Judy Catlett won the can-do monetary award. Jesse Rea led the exercises at the night group. Karen Morris presented a program on calorie density in the Ultimate Volumetrics Diet. The baseball contest continues with the Hit and Runs beating the Quaker City Hitters 12 to 5 at the day group and the Home Run Honeys beating the Baseball Babes 42 to 25 at the night group.

SHS Class of '54 plans breakfast

SALEM - The Salem High School Class of 1954 is invited to breakfast at 9 a.m. July 26 at the Salem Hills Golf and Country Club.

SCH Auxiliary holding raffle

SALEM - Salem Community Hospital's Auxiliary is selling tickets for the "Backyard Barbecue for 10" raffle. The prize features 10 barbecued dinners with sides and refreshments, catered by the Hickory Rib.

Tickets may be purchased from any auxiliary member for $1 each or six for $5 or by visiting the SCH cafeteria from 8 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. July 9-12. Tickets will also be sold from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. July 13 at the Salem Giant Eagle. For more information call Rick Kountz, SCH volunteer services coordinator, at 330-332-7126.

Columbiana Sr. Citizens to meet

COLUMBIANA - Columbiana Senior Citizens will meet for a pizza luncheon at 10 a.m. July 10 at the Upper Room. The group will also meet at 10 a.m. July 24 and are to bring a sack lunch.

May family reunion slated

SUMMITVILLE - The 18th May family reunion will be held Aug. 11 at the Summitville Fire Hall. Those attending are to bring a coverdish and and item for the white elephant sale. The meat and beverages will be provided for the meal at 3 p.m. Activities include a horseshoe pitching contest, euchre contest and games for children. New officers include Jim and Chrissy Coulter, Kenny and Missy Hall, Barbara May, treasurer; and Lillie Moats, secretary.

SHS Class of '44 plans breakfast

SALEM - The Salem High School Class of 1944 plans to meet for breakfast at 9 a.m. Monday at Adele's Place.

Elkton-Fairfield Homemakers to meet

ELKTON - Elkton-Fairfield Homemakers will meet for a picnic at noon Tuesday at the home of Thelma Adams.



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