County students to bring change for kids in need
COLUMBIANA - Columbiana County students will be bringing in the nickels, dimes and quarters they have collected to help children in need who don't have health insurance for today's fourth annual "Koins for Kids" charitable campaign at Das Dutch Village Inn. This year's event, sponsored by Handel's Inc., benefits Akron Children's Hospital. The inn is designated as the official county drop-off location as well as the host site for the WKBN radio-thon from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. in the lobby.
WKBN talk-show hosts Mike Romigh, Ron Verb and Dan Rivers will be at the inn for live remote radio broadcasts of their 6 and 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. talk shows. Along with the inn, additional sponsors for the radio-thon include Das Dutch Haus restaurant, Dutch Cupboard, Witmer's Inc., Whispering Pines Assisted and Independent Living and the Columbiana Area Tourism Bureau. For more information about "Koins for Kids" call Rose Conrad at 330-614-5771.
Food distribution at Bunker Hill United Methodist Church
SALEM - The Second Harvest Food Bank distribution is slated from 10 a.m. to noon Friday at the Bunker Hill United Methodist Church on the corner of Seacrist and Middletown roads.
Benefit spaghetti dinner for family set at Salem Elks
SALEM - The benefit spaghetti dinner for the Olivia Thompson family is scheduled from 4 to 7 p.m. Saturday at the Elks Lodge on East State Street. Donations will be accepted at the door. To donate food, gift baskets, baked goods, etc., call 330-356-9439 or 330-257-0189.
Community pancake breakfast set Sunday at Zion Hill
COLUMBIANA - A community pancake breakfast will be served from 9 to 10 a.m. Sunday at Zion Hill Church of the Brethren, 14550 New Buffalo Road. The Christmas Advent service follows at 10:30 a.m.
Salem Public Library board meeting set Monday
SALEM - Salem Public Library's regular board meeting begins at 4:30 p.m. Monday in the board room.
VFW Auxiliary to meet
Monday at Salem post
SALEM - The Ladies Auxiliary to the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 892's meeting and Christmas party starts at 7 p.m. Monday at the post home. No gift exchange is planned, instead a donation will be made to the Salem Salvation Army. Members are asked to bring a finger food for the party.
Goshen 1941 breakfast
set at Salem Hills Dec. 18
SALEM - The Goshen High School Class of 1941 will meet for breakfast at 9 a.m. Dec. 18 at the Salem Hills Golf and Country Club.
Greenford 1958 to meet
for lunch at Salem Hills
GREENFORD - The Greenford High School Class of 1958 will meet for lunch at 11:30 a.m. Dec. 20 at the Salem Hills Golf and Country Club. All classmates and friends are invited.
Survivors of Suicide to meet at Counseling Center
LISBON - Help Hotline Crisis Center's support group of the Survivors of Suicide will meet from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Dec. 20 at the Columbiana County Counseling Center on Route 154. For more information call Help Hotline Crisis Center at 330-424-7767.
Dulci-More Hired Hands
concert planned Dec. 21
SALEM - The public is invited to the Hired Hands concert, presented by Dulci-More, at 7 p.m. Dec. 21 in the meeting room of the Dale Shaffer Research Library, 239 S. Lundy Ave. Cost is $10 per person (an additional $5 covers all the children in a family). For more information call 234-564-3852.
Concealed carry class set
at Salem Hunting Club
SALEM - National Rifle Association certified instructors are teaching a concealed carry class on Dec. 22 at the Salem Hunting Club. An interesting and informative class room, a range experience with emphasis on basic fundamental marksmanship skills and firearm safety are designed to build your confidence on the range. All levels of experience are welcome. For details call 330-332-9847.
Breakfast buffet offered at North Lima church
NORTH LIMA - An all-you-can-eat breakfast buffet will be available from 7 to 10 a.m. Dec. 29 at the North Lima Mennonite Church, 90 Mennonite Drive. Donations will be accepted. Items on the buffet include eggs, pancakes, french toast, sausage, potatoes, homemade rolls, sausage gravy and biscuits, peppers and onions, coffee, orange juice, and other beverages. For additional information call the church at 330-549-2333.
New owners want new name for Salem Care Center
SALEM - The Salem Care Center is under new ownership and management and is sponsoring a "new name" contest. The company is currently undergoing renovations, substantially increasing its number of private rooms, creating a state-of-the-art therapy gym, and an elegant dining room to further enhance the lives of its residents and create a home-like atmosphere. Since it is a community rehab center, management believes the community should share in the fun of re-naming the center.
The public is asked to send their submission to: Salem Care Center, 1985 E. Pershing St., Salem, Ohio 44460. The winner of the new name contest will receive a $250 gift certificate to Giant Eagle. The winner will be announced at the Salem Care Center's upcoming dedication ceremony to be announced.