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December 9, 2012
Salem News

No December meeting for SHS '47

SALEM- The Salem High School Class of 1947 will not meet for breakfast in December.

Historical society plans Christmas meal

COLUMBIANA- Local singing artist Natalie Sprouse will present a program of Christmas music from early movies at the Historical Society of Columbiana and Fairfield Township's annual Christmas dinner at 6:30 p.m. Dec. 17 at Das Dutch Haus restaurant. Social time will begin at 6 p.m. Jim Couchenour will accompany Sprouse on the keyboard.

Sprouse won the 2011 De Yor Singing Star contest and just recently sang with the Youngstown Symphony along with renowned guitarist Bill Keagy. She has also appeared in Easy Street Productions, The Salem Community Theater and Mainstreet Theater in Columbiana.

Reservations for the dinner should be made by Dec. 10 to Treasurer Mary Louise Dicken at 330-482-2589.

Salem UCT to meet for dinner

SALEM- The Salem United Commercial Travelers Council #590 will meet for dinner at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at Perkins Restaurant. The business session will immediately follow.

Kaiser/National past workers to meet

SALEM- Kaiser/National retirees and past employees will meet for breakfast at 8:30 a.m. Thursday at Adele's Place.

TOPS 777 recognizes weight loss

SALEM- TOPS 777 recently met, opened by Linda Evanoff, who also led the pledge. Best Losses went to Pat Sheen, Mabel Pasco and Susan Wendell. Kop of the Week went to Frances Valentino. Other winners included Brenda Adams, runner-up for best loser of the month; Shirley Johns, Kop of the month, Kop at goal or below for the month and Special Award; Joann Sanor, Backslider Award; and Carol Oliver, best loser of the month. For the program, members read tips on weight loss provided by Evanoff and tops for holiday easting without weight gain provided by Evanoff from TOPS Magazine. The inspiration was "Celebrate a New You."

Historical society plans open house

LEETONIA- The Leetonia/Salem Township Historical Society will host a Christmas Open House at 6:30 p.m. Dec. 13 at the Leetonia Community Public Library. The program will feature the St. Paul Lutheran Church Bell Ringers.

4-H Scouts hold Christmas party

NEW WATERFORD- The 4-H Scouts met recently and held their annual Christmas party. All members brought non-perishable food items to be donated to the 4 C's pantry. Also discussed were the Christmas Angels that they will be shopping for.

The next meeting will be at 6 pm Jan. 6 at the St. Jacobs United Church of Christ. Members are reminded that enrollment forms will be filled out and new officers will be nominated.

R-Weigh groups enjoy Christmas party

SALEM- The R-Weigh weight groups met Monday at 1 and 5 p.m. at the Faith Chapel Church, reporting 24 pounds lost for the week. The good loser for the week was Marian Long and the goalies were Linda Lude and Ruth Miller. Eleanor Billet and Marlene Shirilla received the birthday monetary awards. Angie Reichle won the Turkey contest for the goal members. Carol Held and Lude auctioned off play money items at the night group.

The day group enjoyed their Christmas party organized by Sue Carver, Judy Catlett and Sandy McGarr. Members were given a handmade photo ornament, snowman ornament and a Christmas gift. Evelyn Peters was the winner of the guessing game and received that item. Helen Baker, Patty Mills and Catlett won the centerpieces.

Members enjoyed a gift exchange with Sylvia Eller taking the number one gift. A fruit basket was presented to Gerry Heffinger, the leader of the group. Members ended the party singing Christmas carols.

The afternoon group will have a play money auction Monday, buying the items with a play dollar for each pound they lost from January through November. The evening members are encouraged to attend the Monday meeting for an important discussion session.

2013 SCC Women's Night Out set

SALEM- Sponsorship, advertising and vendor tables are now available for those who participated in the 2012 Salem Community Center Women's Night Out. The fourth annual event will be held on Wednesday, March 20. New participants may register beginning Jan. 2. Vendor space may be limited by product. For information call 330-332-5885 or stop by the SCC Front Desk.



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