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ACROSS OUR COMMUNITIES

November 22, 2012
Salem News

EP Rotarians holding auction

EAST PALESTINE-The East Palestine Rotary Club will hold its 17th annual Christmas auction at 4 p.m. Friday at Dull's Auction Barn, state Route 14. Doors open at 3 p.m. to preview merchandise. Items include Christmas merchandise, collectibles, name brand toys and donations from local merchants.

Proceeds benefit the East Palestine Social Concerns and the East Palestine Rotary Club. The club will serve food including hot dogs, coney dogs, hamburgers, sloppy joes, nachos and cheese, walking tacos and beverages. Attendees are asked to bring a non-perishable item or toy for Social Concerns.

Stuff-a-Truck is this weekend

BOARDMAN - The Stuff-a-Truck! event will be held from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday and noon to 4 p.m. Saturday at Petco, 317 Boardman-Poland Road.

Items to be collected include non-perishable foods, dog/cat food, cat litter, toiletries, school supplies, clothing, monetary donations, towels, blankets, dog/cat toys, chiAldren's toys, winter accessories, gift cards, newspapers, furniture, books, etc. All proceeds will go to the fifth annual Adopt an Angel holiday gift drive supporting local families and animal rescues.

Community dinner offered

NORTH GEORGETOWN - The First Brethren Church at 27333 Main St. will host its free monthly community dinner from noon to 6 p.m. Saturday.

This month's dinner is being held in conjunction with the Small Town Christmas tour in the North Georgetown community. Ham, cheesy potatoes, green beans, applesauce, beverage and dessert will be served. The dinner is provided free of charge to all who attend. Donations are accepted but are not necessary.

'Cash Mob' encouraged

COLUMBIANA - In recognition of Small Business Saturday on Nov. 24, the Columbiana Area Tourism Bureau is inviting shoppers to spend their money in Columbiana for a "Cash Mob." Shoppers are asked to bring jingle bells to shake while shopping at the designated store at the designated time.

Shoppers are asked to Cash Mob one of the three participating businesses by spending $20 or more at the designated place. At 11:15 a.m. at Bo's Pet Shop at 14883 South Ave., Cash Mob shoppers will receive a 10 percent discount off one item.

The second location is Ace Hardware at 149 N. Main St. where shoppers coming in at 11:30 a.m. will receive a surprise discount when they make a purchase.

The third location, Vivian's at 24 S. Main St., starts at 11:45 a.m. where shoppers will receive 10 percent off their total purchase including already discounted merchandise. All shoppers must have jingle bells with them to receive the discount. Discount limitations may be set at each location.

All shoppers making purchases in the 44408 zip code will receive a discounted entry rate for the Joy of Christmas light show on Dec. 24 by showing their receipts totaling $20 or more at the gate.

The light show is open from 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday through Sunday.

Santa is available every evening at the Ice Castle for pictures. For more information contact 330-482-3822 or www.tourcolumbiana.com.

VFW Auxiliary will meet

SALEM - The Ladies Auxiliary to the Veterans of Foreign Wars Salem Post 892 will meet at 7 p.m. Monday at the post home.

Visiting Angels sponsor Banquet

SALEM - Salem Visiting Angels will sponsor the Banquet in Salem from 5 to 7 p.m. Monday at the Memorial Building. Scalloped turkey, mashed potatoes, corn, applesauce, fresh vegetables and fruits and cookies will be served.

Additional sponsors are needed. For more information call Patty Colian at 330-832-2169.

SHS Class of 1950 will meet

SALEM - The Salem High School Class of 1950 will meet for breakfast at 9 a.m. Nov. 28 at the Salem Hills Golf and Country Club.

Exhibitor's meeting planned

LISBON - The annual exhibitor's meeting begins at 7 p.m. Nov. 28 at the Columbiana County Fair Board office at the Columbiana County Board of Developmental Disabilities building. All exhibitors are invited to attend.

Aglow Light House will meet

ALLIANCE-Aglow Light House plans to meet at 10 a.m. Dec. 4 at the Sleepy Hollow Golf Course, 374 Homeworth Road.

The guest speaker will be Michael Kelley. Admission is $3.

Quilt Guild buffet planned

GREENFORD-The United Quilt Guild will celebrate Christmas at a buffet starting at 6:30 p.m. Dec. 4 at the Smokehouse restaurant in Greenford. Members are to bring items for United Local's Needs Cupboard program.

Leetonia 1949 class will meet

LEETONIA - Leetonia High School Class of 1949 will meet for lunch at noon Dec. 5 at the Smokehouse restaurant.

Services Board will meet

LISBON - The Columbiana County Mental Health and Recovery Services Board will meet at 6 p.m. Nov. 27 at 27 Vista Drive.

New Business Start-Up set

SALEM - The Salem Area Chamber of Commerce, the Sustainable Opportunity Development Center, Kent State and the Ohio Small Business Development Center are sponsoring a New Business Start-Up class for anyone who is considering the early stages of starting their own business.

The workshop will cover issues related to starting and operating a business such as a business plan, financing and marketing.

The class will be held from 2 to 4 p.m. Dec. 6 in the conference room of the chamber building at 713 E. State St. Cost for materials is $20. To register contact Deanna Spencer at dmspence@kent.edu or 330-308-7522.

Cheerleaders holding breakfast

COLUMBIANA - Tickets are available for the Columbiana High School cheerleading's second annual pancake breakfast from 9 a.m. to noon Dec. 8 in Firestone Park pavilion one. To purchase tickets contact a CHS cheerleader or call 330-692-8287.

Hunters asked to donate

LISBON - Deer hunters are again being encouraged to donate surplus deer they kill to a food pantry operated by the Columbiana County Department of Job and Family Services and Community Action Agency.

CAA Director Carol Bretz said 75 deer were donated last year, with the venison used to help feed 1,054 households under the Farmers and Hunters Feeding the Hungry program, as it is known.

Bretz said the deer processing this season will be done by Horst Packing near Columbiana and Winona Frozen Foods, with the agencies paying the $80-per-deer fee. JFS Director Eileen Dray-Bardon said the food pantry is running low on meat because they have yet to receive their annual allocation of federal assistance they use for the food pantry. For further information go on the CAA website or call the CAA at 330-424-7221.

Miles for Morgan event set

WINONA - The Miles for Morgan 5K Fun Run/Walk fund raiser begins at 11 a.m. Dec. 1 at the Winona Friends Church, 4615 Whinnery Road. Proceeds from "Miles for Morgan" will be given to Morgan Loudon who has stomach cancer.

A free T-shirt will be given to the first 100 people who register.

Registration opens at 9 a.m. Cost is $20. Awards will be presented and water available.

Pre-registrations may be dropped off at the church or mailed to the church at P.O. Box 33, Winona, Ohio 44493.

For more information contact Kevin and Tracy Brandt at 330-222-1441.

 
 

 

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