'Kids For Kids' benefit auction is Saturday
DAMASCUS - The "Kids For Kids" benefit auction begins at 4 p.m. Saturday at the Damascus United Methodist Church, 300 Valley Road.
Auction services are being donated by Kiko Auctions. A lunch counter will also be available. Over 200 brand new quality items will be available to bid on.
A separate kid's auction features a "junior" auctioneer. Parents can purchase "kids cash" in advance so that they will know just how much their child can spend. Doors open at 3:30 p.m. to preview auction items. For more information call 330-537-3031.
Carnation Mall holding home party expo
ALLIANCE-The Carnation City Mall's home party expo is slated 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday.
Vendors include Avon, Lia Sophia, Mary Kay Cosmetics, The Pampered Chef, Premier Design Jewelry, Pure Romance, Scentsy Fragrance, Thirty One Gifts and Tupperware. There will be samples, giveaways and prizes. For more information call 330-821-4447.
Columbina High Class of 1951 will meet
COLUMBIANA-The Columbiana High School Class of 1951 will meet for breakfast at 9 a.m. Nov. 14 at Das Dutch Haus.
VFW Auxiliaary 9571 hosting craft show
ELLSWORTH - The Veterans of Foreign Wars Auxiliary #9571 is holding a craft show from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Nov. 17 at the post, 11397 Ellsworth Road.
In addition to craft items, there will be gifts, baked goods, a Chinese auction and refreshments. For more information call 330-547-3327 or 330-538-3834.
Crestview having Bully Prevention Assembly
COLUMBIANA - Crestview Elementary School will have a Bully Prevention Assembly at 1:15 p.m. Nov. 16 at the Performing Arts Center.
Students will receive bully prevention T-shirts that say "Bee Nice" on the front and "Real Rebels Don't Bully" on the back. Students will be asked to wear their shirts on Tuesdays to show that students are united against bullying.
Detective Steve Walker, from the Columbiana County Sheriff's Department, will be at the assembly to talk about bullying along with high school students who are members of Teen Institute. Fourth-grade students will also speak about the effects of bullying. At the assembly, students will sing the school song, and will take the anti-bullying pledge.
Crisis Center board of directors meet
YOUNGSTOWN-The Help Hotline Crisis Center board of directors met Oct. 25 at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church Hall.
Elected to serve as Mahoning County representatives are Debra Bartchy of Beloit, David Turner of Poland and Robert Gavalier of Austintown. The Trumbull County representative is Amy Neral of Brookfield.
The Columbiana County representatives are Barbara Ewing of Salem and Crystal Jones of Leetonia. For more information call Duane Piccirilli at 330-747-5111.
Staffing agency hosting Coats for Kids
ALLIANCE - Mancan Inc Staffing Agency is kicking off its second annual company wide Coats for Kids campaign with a goal of 3,000 coats. Last year's goal was 1,000 coats and, due to the generosity of so many people, 2,070 coats collected, not counting all the hats, gloves, and scarves, plus monetary donations totaling $1397.
The program, a collaboration between the United Way and Mancan Inc., seeks gently used coats that will be distributed to families in need.
This year's Coats for Kids campaign will collect coats across Ohio, West Virginia, Pennsylvania, North Carolina and Florida. To supplement certain sizes, Mancan will purchase new coats, which will be funded through cash donations collected before the end of the drive of Dec. 14.
You may drop off coats or cash donations at any Mancan location between now and Dec. 14. For a complete listing of Mancan locations visit www.mancan.com or Facebook or call Debbie Lindsay at 330-456-7284 or the local Mancan office at 330-823-8010.
The Salon at MCCTC open to the public
CANFIELD - Cosmetology students at the Mahoning County Career and Technical Center opened The Salon at MCCTC to the public on Wednesday. The salon is open from 8:30 a.m. to 10 a.m. Wednesdays and Thursdays and by appointment on Fridays.
The cosmetology students are offering haircuts, styling, perms, hair color, manicures and hair removal. All services are performed by students under the supervision of their instructor. Prices start at $5. To make an appointment call Cosmetology Instructor Lisa Argiro at 330-729-4000 Ext. 1309.