SHS '68 dinner
SALEM - The Salem High School Class of 1968 will meet for dinner at 6 p.m. Nov. 7 at Ricky's English Pub.
DAHS?'46, '47 lunch
LISBON - David Anderson High School classes of 1946 and 1947 will meet for lunch at 11:30 a.m. Nov. 1 at the Taste of Country.
Salem Eagles breakfast
SALEM - The public is invited to a haystack breakfast from 7 to 11 a.m. Nov. 10 at the Salem Eagles Club on North Ellsworth Avenue. Cost is $5 per person.
Mullins Ladies lunch
SALEM - The Mullins Office Ladies luncheon begins at 12:30 p.m. Nov. 3 at the Salem Hills Golf and Country Club.
Salem Elks Aux. dinner
SALEM - Ladies Auxiliary of Elks Salem Lodge #305's installation dinner begins at 6 p.m. Nov. 20. The meeting follows at 7:30 p.m. with installation of new officers. Cost is $12 per meal. Reservations are needed by no later than Wednesday, Nov. 14 by contacting Dorothy Yakubek. Roast beef, baked chicken, mashed potatoes and gravy, green beans, Jello salad, rolls, pie, coffee and punch will be served. Those attending are reminded to bring a Chinese auction gift.
GIRARD - Free Mad Hot Monday Ballroom Boogie will be held from 6 to 9 p.m. Nov. 5 at Kuzman's, 1025 S. State St., Girard. Also featured is ballroom, Latin, and swing and hustle. For more information contact Kuzman's at 330-545-8521, 330-545-8995 or USA Dance volunteer Stephen Barba at 330-502-5492.
ACS steak fry
YOUNGSTOWN - A steak fry to benefit the American Cancer Society Relay for Life Team Rachel will be held from 6 to 9 p.m. Nov. 16 at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Social Center. Cost is $25 per person with a cash bar. Team Rachel was created in memory of Rachel Beasley Possert and is supported by her family, friends and community. For tickets or to make donations of cash or gifts to the raffle and auction call Diane McNally Bassetti at 330-518-2850.
CANTON - The 41st annual Christkindl Markt, a juried fine arts and fine crafts show, featuring over 100 outstanding exhibitors from across the country, will be open from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Nov. 9; 9:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Nov. 10; and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Nov. 11 at the Canton Cultural Center for the Arts, 1001 Market Ave. North, Canton.
The event offers handcrafted jewelry, photography, functional and decorative pottery, artist designed fashions, original watercolors, oils and acrylics, etc., presented by the Canton Fine Arts Associates, an affiliate and volunteer fund-raising organization of the Canton Museum of Art. Proceeds benefit the museum and are used for museum programs and administrative needs. A door prize of a $1,000 shopping spree will be donated by Andreas Furniture of Sugarcreek. Advance tickets are $6 and available by calling the museum at 330-453-7666 Ext. 105. Tickets at the door are $7; and free for children 12 and under.
Lone Rangers meet
WINONA - The Lone Rangers 4-H Club held its monthly meeting on Oct. 14 at the Winona Friends Church. Member who had helped at the Winona Ruritans breakfast were thanked. Future service projects for the year were discussed. The club voted on a donation of two wheelbarrows to the sheep barn at the fairground. Members signed-up for monthly snack, and heath and safety demonstrations. Elections will be at next month's meeting on Nov. 11. Members interested in an office should prepare a short speech. Members will also pick projects and pay dues.
Fairfield HS '47 meets
COLUMBIANA - The class of 1947 of Fairfield Centralized High School met Oct. 4 at Heck's restaurant. Those attending were Carol (David) Barth of Salem, Carol (Albert) Blosser and Clara (Miller) Burt of Columbiana, Ellis and Maryann Hawkins of New Waterford, Dorothy DeRhodes and Tom Hess of New Cumberland. The class was saddened by the loss of two members since its 2011 reunion, David Barth and Leon Taylor. Dorothy (Ewing) Mango and Gloria (Yarian) Esmont called in their regrets. Special effort was made by Linda and (Rudy) Francis Roderich of Fruitland Park, Fla., to make this a part of their vacation. There were only 19 classmates in the 1947 graduating class.
SALEM - TOPS 1380 met Oct. 22 at the Emmanuel Lutheran Church. Shirley Bullis led the TOPS pledge, while Margaret Phillips, Barb May and Cora Jean Briggs recited the KOPS pledge. Briggs also had roll call and Jeannie Luxeuil gave the secretary's report. Winners were Debby May, TOPS; and Barb May, KOPS. Halloween contest winners will be announced at the Oct. 29 meeting. Eleanor May read "Devotion for Dieters" for the circle of light ceremony.
R-Weigh groups meet
SALEM - The R-Weigh weight support groups met at 1 and 5 p.m. Monday at the Faith Chapel. Good loser for the week was Rita Cecil. Sue Carver, Ruth Miller and Marlene Shirilla were the goalies for the week. Sylvia Eller and Shirilla won the can-do monetary drawing. The "10 Weight Loss Tips" that really work were discussed at the afternoon meeting. Carol Held presented a program on "The Real Scoop on Sugar." Hints on cooking the Thanksgiving turkey were also discussed at the evening meeting. On Monday, the members losing weight can expect a treat and the members gaining weight will be "tricked." Payday will take place with members getting paid $1 per pound for their October losses. Rules for the turkey contest for November will be given using the Oct. 29 weight amounts.
Butler Grange meets
SALEM - Ida Zepernick presided when Butler Grange met recently. The charter was draped in memory of Janet L.Zimmerman, a 68-year member, who died Sept. 21. The song, "Old Rugged Cross," was led by Myrtle Bailey. Bailey gave a synopsis of an article "Appreciate Husband's Gratitude." Pomona Grange met Oct. 15 at Unity Grange. Ruth Ann Altenhof presented the program "October is National Eat Better, Eat Together Month." She said when families eat together, meals are likely to be more nutritious and kids who eat regularly with their families are less likely to snack on unhealthy foods. Zepernick said family meals provide a valuable opportunity for children and parents to reconnect. Bailey added they like having time to share, find out what others have been doing and to laugh. The poem "Happy Halloween" was read by Clyde Zepernick. Several Halloween riddles were also presented. Altenhof offered advice to a witch on a broom stick "Don't fly off the handle!"