City will hold tire collection
SALEM - City of Salem Service/Safety Director Ken Kenst has announced that a tire collection will be held from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday in the city parking lot across from Timberlanes on Pershing Avenue. Passenger tires may be dropped off, free of charge.
No truck tires or rims will be accepted.
Chorus will begin rehearsing
LISBON - The Lisbon Community Chorus will begin rehearsing for its annual Christmas concert at 7 p.m. Sunday at the First United Methodist Church.
All members are reminded to bring past performance music to turn in.
The Banquet in Salem planned
SALEM - The Banquet in Salem, which is observing its ninth anniversary, will be served from 05 to 7 p.m. Monday at the Memorial Building on East State Street.
Next week's sponsor is the Salem Giant Eagle. The menu offers potato soup, fried or rotisserie chicken, vegetables, parsley potatoes, fresh veggies and fruit, and cookies. New sponsors are needed. For more information call Patty Colian at 330-831-2169.
Ladies Auxiliary will meet
SALEM - The Ladies Auxiliary to Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 892 will meet at 7 p.m. Sept. 24 at the post home. Tabatha Barnhouse, district president, will conduct the annual inspection. Members are asked to bring a fingerfood for a luncheon to be held after the inspection.
Chili cook-off, bingo scheduled
SALEM - Pleasant View North at 451 Valley Road will hold a chili cook-off and friends and family bingo starting at 4 p.m. Tuesday. The chili meal is $2 and bingo is free. Raffles will also be available.
All proceeds will benefit the residents through the activity program. For more information contact Mona Smith at 330-537-4621 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday through Friday.
Support Group will meet
CALCUTTA -The Breast Feeding Friends support group will meet from 6 to 8 p.m. Sept. 26 at the Ivywood Wellness Center. All pregnant and breastfeeding mothers are welcome.
For more information call Liz Brown at 330-853-2145.
Civic Association will meet
GUILFORD LAKE -The Guilford Lake Civic Association will meet at 7 p.m. Sept. 27 at the Guilford Lake Ruritan Hall on Route 172. Meetings are open to the public.
Speakers for the evening will be Jeff Bowman of Berlin Boat Covers discussing the proper winterizing of boats and motors and Karrin Campf of Forever Safe Farm in Salem.
The farm, established by Campf and her husband Rob, is a haven for rescued exotic animals. Currently they are working to build the 11th accredited chimpanzee sanctuary in the United States.
Forever Safe Farm Animal Education Center Inc. is operated exclusively for charitable purposes with a focus on education. For further information call Joyce Lasky at 330-222-1759.
Food collection is Sept. 29
DAMASCUS - The Damascus Ruritan Club will host its second annual non-perishable "Nourish Our Community" food collection drive from 9 a.m. to noon Sept. 29 at the Damascus Post Office parking lot to the west. Monetary gifts will also be accepted with checks made payable to Damascus Ruritan Food Drive.
Food and money will be shared with area food banks.
Ruritans sponsoring rabies clinic
DAMASCUS -The Damascus Ruritan is sponsoring its second annual rabies clinic from 1 to 4 p.m. Sept. 29 at the Damascus Fire and Rescue meeting room on state Route 534.
All dogs must be on leashes and cats must be in cages. Cost for the rabies vaccination is $6. Additional vaccines will also be available for your pets at an additional cost. Part of these proceeds are used for scholarships available to graduating seniors at West Branch High School. Dr. Jack Zines will serve as veterinarian.
DAHS 2012 yearbooks available
LISBON - The 2012 Olympian yearbooks have arrived at Lisbon David Anderson High School.
Students who graduated last year may pick up yearbooks at the front office of the high school.
Proclamation reading planned
SALEM - The 150th anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation is Sept. 22. This historic document, freeing slaves in the Confederate states, changed the goals of the Civil War and profoundly impacted American history.
To commemorate this important event, the Salem Historical Society will hold a public reading of the Emancipation Proclamation as part of a statewide effort to have it read in each of Ohio's 88 counties.
Being that Salem has a rich abolition history in its efforts of aiding escaping slaves, it is appropriate that this document be read and celebrated in the "city of peace" on the 150th anniversary of its actual release on Sept. 22.
The public reading is scheduled during the Family Fun Fall Day at 1 p.m. on the Dale Shaffer Library patio on South Lundy Avenue. The public is welcome to attend.
Budget Commission will meet
LISBON - A Budget Commission meeting begins at 10 a.m. Sept. 24 in the Columbiana County auditor's conference room located on the main floor of the courthouse.
Aut Mori Grotto serving dinner
CANFIELD - Aut Mori Grotto will be serving a "pigs in the blanket" dinner (stuffed cabbage) from noon to 4 p.m. Oct. 14 at Argus Lodge, 5050 Shields Road.
The meal includes mashed potatoes, salad, bread, beverage and dessert. Cost is $8 for adults and $4 for children 12 and under.
Carryout is available by calling 330-533-3077. All proceeds will be donated to Grotto charities. For more information call George McClelland 330-550-6310.
Food Flavors of Alliance set
ALLIANCE - Sixteen local restaurants will be participating in the Food Flavors of Alliance event to be held from 2 to 5 p.m. Oct. 7 at the Carnation City Mall. This taste-testing event kicks off Camp Connect's Capital Campaign to raise funds for development of the camp.
The goal of Camp Connect is to provide free camp to children and youth from Alliance and Stark County. A ministry of Maranatha Church of God in Lexington Township, Camp Connect has already raised more than $ 190,000 in cash and in-kind contributions.
Tickets are $10. Attendees will a variety of food from each participant and then vote for their favorite in each category- main dish, pizza/snacks and desserts.
There will also be auctions and live music. Tickets may be purchased at the Carnation City Mall Welcome Center, Maranatha Church of God and Once More Thrift Store.
Participating are: Smokehouse Grille, China Buffet, Burger Hut, Napoli's Pizza, We're Rolling Pretzel, Applebee's, Sweet Surrender Bake Shop, EuroGyro, China Express, South Beach Restaurant, Papa John's, Little Caesars, Karen's Castle, Gionino's, China Buffet, and Jalisco Mexican Restaurant,
For more information call the welcome center at 330-821-4447.
Car, motorcycle cruise is today
COLUMBIANA - Parkside Health Care Center at 930 E. Park Ave. is hosting a classic car and motorcycle cruise at 5:30 p.m. Thursday. Over 50 cars are expected to on display.
The event is free and open to the public. In addition to the cars and motorcycles, a DJ will play classic musical hits and Boy Scout Pack #16 will sell refreshments.
For additional information call Parkside at 330-482-5547.
Tables available for sale
SALEM - Tables are still available for rent for the annual "Indoor Yard Sale and Flea Market" from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at the Memorial Building.
To reserve a table either stop in at 785 E. State St. or call 330-332-5512.
Masons holding 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 handicapped accessible.
Decorations need removed
SALEM - Oct. 1 is the deadline to remove all summer decorations and flowers from graves at Grandview and Hope cemeteries IN Salem and from graves at Mount Calvary Cemetery in Leetonia.