Leetonia orientation set
LEETONIA - New Leetonia Middle School students and students entering the fifth grade are welcome to attend a brief orientation at 10 a.m. Tuesday in the Leetonia Schools auditoria.
New Leetonia High School students and students entering the ninth grade are welcome to attend a brief orientation at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday in the auditoria.
Wing Night Wednesday
NEGLEY - Wing Night Wednesday will be held from 5 to 9 p.m. Aug. 15 at the Middleton Township Fish and Game Club in Negley. Wings are $6 per dozen and $3.50 per half dozen. Flavors include ranch, mild, hot, garlic, barbecue, honey dijon, garlic parmesan and sweet barbecue. Eat-in or carryout orders are available. Advance orders are accepted by calling 330-426-9755.
Lisbon food pantry open
LISBON - The Lisbon Baptist Food Pantry at 6428 Lisbon Road will be open from 9 to 11 a.m. Thursday.
DAHS 1953 lunch Thursday
LISBON - The David Anderson High School Class of 1953 plans to meet for lunch at noon Thursday at the Taste of Country.
School supply giveaway
LEETONIA - The Leetonia First United Methodist Church at 50 Lisbon St. will once again have a school supply giveaway from 6 to 7 p.m. Thursday at the church for children attending the Leetonia School District. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Each child will be asked to bring a current report card as proof of attendance to the Leetonia Schools. For additional information call 330-427-6634 or 330-427-2037.
Family Fun Night planned
COLUMBIANA - Zion Hill Church of the Brethren's Family Fun Night begins at 6 p.m. Saturday at the church, 14550 New Buffalo Road. The Veggie Tales movie "The Wizard of Ha's" will be screened. Cookies and punch will be served. This free event is appropriate for all ages.
Breakfast at Pioneer Village
EAST LIVERPOOL - Pioneer Village's Friends of Beaver Creek State Park will host a pancake and sausage breakfast from 8 a.m. to noon Sunday at the barn, 12021 Echo Dell Road.
The Trading Post will be open noon to 4 p.m. selling crafts, books, blacksmith items of all kinds made in the Ted B. Appleby smithy; stone ground wheat, corn and buckwheat ground in the Gaston Mill plus historic toys, candy, ice cream, Beaver Creek T shirts, etc.
The Pioneer Village rents space during the year for weddings, reunions and parties. Weddings may be on the porch of the picturesque Williams House, top floor of the barn, or in the Vodrey Chapel. Food may be served in the top floor of the barn, or in the pavilion under the barn.
Salem 1943 breakfast
SALEM - An out-of-state classmate is expected to attend when the Salem High School Class of 1943 meets for breakfast at 8:30 a.m. Aug. 21 at Adele's Place.
Lunch for Bank One retirees
SALEM - Bank One retirees and former employees will meet for lunch at noon Aug. 21 at Pondi's Restaurant in Lisbon.
Survivors of Suicide to meet
LISBON - Help Hotline Crisis Center's support group meeting of the Survivors of Suicide begins at 6 p.m. Aug. 23 in the Columbiana County Counseling Center on Route 154. For more information call 330-424-7767.
Congressman at Village
COLUMBIANA - Congressman Bill Johnson will visit Whispering Pines Village at 937 E. Park Ave. from 10:15 to 11:30 a.m. Aug. 23. He will host a "Sit Down with Seniors" and be available for questions and answers. Refreshments will be provided. For more information contact Johnson's Salem district office at 330-337-6951.
BOARDMAN - Admission is free to the bluegrass/gospel concert with Dan Garrett and Limited Edition from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Aug. 24 on the lawn at Disciples Christian Church, 565 Boardman-Canfield Road. Those attending are to bring a chair or blanket. The concert will be held in the church in case of rain. Refreshments will be available for a donation to benefit Mahoning County Habitat for Humanity.
Beaver Township Crime Watch
NORTH LIMA -The Beaver Township Police Crime Watch meeting begins at 7 p.m. Aug. 28 in the activity center at Shepherd of the Valley, 9111 Sharrott Road. Guest speaker Kristine Siciliano will discuss safety issues in the home. Local crime statistics also will be given. For more information call 330-549-5338.
Artisans Fest deadline
LEETONIA -The vendor deadline for the Leetonia Artisans Festival has been extended to Aug. 31. The committee is actively seeking arts, crafts, antiques and collectibles vendors for the 27th annual show to be held from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sept. 23, rain or shine, at Leetonia Wick Park.
Vendors can find and download the show application at www.leetonia.org or by contacting show chairman Dan Morelli at 330-427-6741 for any additional details.
Contracts are to be mailed in by Aug. 31 to Leetonia Artisans Festival Committee, care of Randy Chismar at Leetonia Village Hall, 300 Main St., Leetonia, Ohio 44431 with full payment. Spots are assigned on a first come, first serve basis and are non-refundable.
Vendor spots are $40 for a 15x15-foot spot for regular vendors and $50 for all food vendors with an approved state license and tents are recommended for all set-ups.
The family-friendly event will also feature a car cruise-in and activities for children. There is no admission or parking fees and live entertainment will be provided throughout the day along with a raffle and 50/50.
Proceeds benefit yearly projects of the Leetonia Parks and Recreation Board. This is the first year for a date change to the fourth Sunday of September with hopes of increasing attendance and the number of vendors.
Salem Senior Fun Day
SALEM - The Senior Fun Day Committee will host "Senior Fun Day" from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Oct. 13 at the Memorial Building, 785 E. State St. This free event titled, "A Harvest of Fun," is open to senior citizens ages 55 and over. Entertainment will be provided by Stormn' Normn'.
A free lunch will be served to the first 300 senior citizens through the door and includes homemade chili, cornbread and dessert provided by the Senior Fun Day Committee and Pleasant View North of Damascus.
In addition to the many giveaways, samples and services this year, the Senior Fun Day Committee is announcing the addition of the "Outstanding Senior Fun Day Volunteer Award" to one outstanding volunteer and to one outstanding group of which each has went above and beyond to serve the local area. Prizes for these categories will be provided by Pleasant View North and the Donald R. Cook Family. To nominate an individual or group for this award, submit your nomination and a letter about your nominee to The Senior Fun Day Committee, 1158 S. Lincoln Ave, Salem, Ohio 44460; attention Kelley Rito.
Any business or organization seeking more information on obtaining a table at the event is asked to contact Adam Cook or Linda Galeoti at 330-337-7674 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Help Hotline training
YOUNGSTOWN - Help Hotline Crisis Center, the county's "one number" to call for information, referral, and crisis intervention, is offering free training classes for people interested in volunteering for the 24-hour hotline.
Classes will meet from 6 to 9:30 p.m., on six consecutive Mondays, from Sept. 10 through Oct. 15 and on one Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Oct. 20. Volunteers are asked to make a six-month commitment. For further information call the Help Hotline at 330-747-2696.