- NEW SPRINFIELD - An "on the road" edition of the Victory Gospel Jubilee begins at 7 p.m. Saturday, March 23, at the Trinity United Methodist Church in New Springfield. The church's singing group, Ambassadors for Christ, will host the event which will feature the Golden Street Singers from Farmdale, and soloist Cathy Goss from Zanesville. There is no admission charge for the two-hour southern gospel music concert. A free will offering will be taken. The church is located at 2427 Columbiana Road, New Springfield. For more information about the event call 800-284-9709.
- COLUMBIANA - Super Bingo Sunday begins at 2 p.m. April 7 at St. Jude Parish, 180 Seventh St. Doors open at 12:30 p.m. A $25 donation entitles each player to a free dauber, unlimited coffee and pop, and cards for regular games.
Specials are sold separately. A total of $3,400 in cash prizes will be awarded to winners, including a $1,000 guaranteed coverall. A lunch counter offers sandwiches, pizza, etc, and baked goods.
- COLUMBIANA - Midway Mennonite Church at 13376 Columbiana-Canfield Road will serve its Wednesday Evening Community Meal at 6 p.m. March 20. Those attending are to bring their own table service. Monetary donations for the meal are accepted. For more information call the church office at 330-482-3135.
-WEST POINT - The Church of the Nazarene will host "Breakfast with the Easter Bunny" from 9 to 11 a.m. March 23 for children ages newborn through 12 years. Pictures with the Easter Bunny are available. There will also be treat bags for the children a special puppet show. Also planned is a free Easter dinner for the community from 5 to 7 p.m. March 21.
- LEETONIA - Leetonia First United Methodist Church at 50 Lisbon St. is sponsoring a "drive by chicken dinner" from 4 to 6 p.m. March 21, or until sold out. Cost is $7 and includes a stuffed chicken breast, mashed potatoes, gravy, green beans and brownie. All proceeds are being used to repair and renovate the foyer area of the church and roof fund.
- NEW WATERFORD - "Christ in the Passover Seder Presentation" begins at 5:30 p.m. Sunday at the New Waterford United Methodist Church, 46925 state Route 46. The presentation will be led by Shofar Shalom Ministries founded in 1995 by Mark Kholos for the purpose of giving Christians a better understanding of the Jewish roots of their Christian faith. Kholos was born and raised Jewish in Pittsburgh, Pa., attended Hebrew schools and had his bar mitzvah at the age of 13. He graduated from Duquesne University with a bachelor's degree in journalism and moved to Warren in 1979. Assisting Kholos is his wife, Cheryl, a singer/musician from Columbiana. The public is encouraged to attend. A community meal and fellowship follows. For more information calling the church at 330-457-7436.
- DAMASCUS - Community business leaders can access the knowledge and experience of world-renowned leaders by attending Chick-fil-A Leadercast on May 10 at Damascus Friends Church.
Chick-fil-A Leadercast is a one-day leader development event broadcast live from Atlanta, Ga. to hundreds of sites throughout the nation. Speakers for this year's event include:
- Jack Welch, former chairman and CEO of General Electric.
- Andy Stanley, Best-selling leadership author and communicator.
- Mike Krzyzewski, head men's basketball coach, Duke University and Team USA.
- John Maxwell, best-selling author and leadership expert.
- Dr. Henry Cloud, Best-selling author and leadership consultant.
- LCDR Rorke Denver, Navy SEAL and star of the 2012 movie "Act of Valor."
- Sanya Richards-Ross, 2012 London Olympic gold medalist, track and field.
- David Allen, best-selling author of "Getting Things Done" and productivity expert.
- Condolezza Rice, secretary of state (2005-2009) , via exclusive Simply Lead video interview.
- SALEM - An anonymous donor is sponsoring the Banquet in Salem to be served from 5 to 7 p.m. Monday at the Memorial Building. The menu offers chicken noodle soup, ham, scalloped potatoes, green beans, applesauce, fresh fruits and vegetables, and ice cream sundaes. Additional sponsors are needed. For more information call Patty Colian at 330-831-2169.