Former telephone operators to meet for breakfast
SALEM - Former AT&T-Ohio Bell Telephone Operators will meet for breakfast at 8:30 a.m. April 18 at the Salem Hills Golf and Country Club.
Salem High School '68 to meet for dinner
SALEM - Salem High School Class of 1968 will meet for dinner at 6 p.m. April 16 at Ricky's English Pub.
Goshen Home Extension to meet for lunch
SALEM - Goshen Home Extension will meet for lunch at 11 a.m. April 12 at the Salem Hills Golf and Country Club.
Salem High School '69 to meet for lunch
SALEM - The Salem High School Class of 1969 is invited to lunch at 12:30 p.m. April 14 at BB Rooners.
Columbiana Senior Citizens to hold pizza party
COLUMBIANA - A pizza party is planned when Columbiana Senior Citizens meet at 10 a.m. April 9 in the Upper Room. Members are to bring a sack lunch to the next meeting at 10 a.m. April 23 at the Upper Room.
Salem Saxon Club to host breakfast, spaghetti dinner
SALEM - The public is invited to a pancake breakfast from 7 to 11 a.m. April 27 at the Salem Saxon Club. A spaghetti dinner follows from 5 to 8 p.m. This event is sponsored by the Salem High School Class of 1978 and also features a "super raffle/silent auction." For more information contact Annette Howard at 330-332-1141 or Cheryl Mundy at 234-759-9177. Cost is $7 for breakfast, $10 for the spaghetti dinner, or $15 for both meals.
SHS?Afterprom 2013 selling Indians tickets
SALEM -Salem High School Afterprom 2013 is selling tickets for a Cleveland Indians basket.
The basket includes four tickets to the Indians game on June 21 at Progressive Field with a fireworks show afterwards, a parking pass, $50 worth of Indians Fun Money to be used for food or merchandise, four Progressive Field stadium blankets, hats, water bottles and umbrellas. Items were donated by the Moore Agency Inc., Insurance Solutions and Progressive Insurance.
To purchase a ticket, stop in the Moore Agency at 672 E. Second St. or call 330-540-5700.
Lone Rangers 4-H Club holds monthly meeting
WINONA - The March meeting of the Lone Rangers 4-H Club was held at the Winona Friends Church. Discussions of clinics for market animals at the fair were held and new T-shirts and the upcoming bake sale were also addressed. Final plans for the raffle basket to be auctioned at the fair along with other fair topics will be revealed at the April 14 meeting.
American Legion 76 auxiliary discusses club activities
SEBRING - Sebring American Legion Post 76 Ladies Auxiliary met recently with President Judy Hubbs presiding. It was announced that 149 members have paid their memberships to date for 2013. A thank-you was received from the Trinity Church for the donation in memory of John Fahnert.
Hubbs reported that the 50/50 drawings were going well at the fish fry. Joan Schafer said she didn't mail any boxes of coupons to the commissary this month because there weren't enough to fill a box. The club received a request for a donation from the Alliance YMCA swim program and a donation was approved for this program. The next meeting is April 10.
TOPS 777 recognizes weekly weight loss winners
SALEM - Winners were recognized when TOPS 777 met recently at the Emmanuel Lutheran Church Education Building. Recognized were Shirley Johns, queen of the week for March 20; Frances Valentino, weekly queen on March 27; Linda Straub and Jean Rhodes, best losers for March 20; Pat Sheen and Rhodes, best losers for March 27; Valentino, KOPS of the month; Johns and Valentino, KOPS at goal or below; Brenda Adams, monthly best loser; Carol Oliver, backslider; Carrie Toy, runner-up best loser.
Sheen received a special award. Debbie Phillips won the kite contest with team winners Johns, Mabel Pasco, Rhodes, Straub and Sheen. Peg Mix announced the Shining Star contest. Linda Evanoff presented programs titled "Biggest Diet Mistakes," "A Diet Oops" and "Hidden Sugar in Foods."
Division winners were presented by Toy and Johns at Spring Awards Night on March 20. Division three winners are Carol Oliver, first place; Adams, second; Susan Wendell, honorable mention; and division four, Evanoff, first. KOPS recognition was done by the board. The leader's speech and thank-yous were given by Evanoff.
Officers installed by Debbie Phillips were Evanoff, leader; Straub, co-leader; Mix, treasurer;; Toy, weight recorder; and Johns, assistant weight recorder. Door prize winners were Straub, Valentino and Oliver.
Historical society learns about Swiss in Knox Twp.
KNOX TOWNSHIP -The Western Columbiana County Historical Society met at the Middle Sandy Evangelical Presbyterian Church recently. The program, "Swiss in Knox Township" was presented by researcher Pat McArtor who has done an extensive study of the early European settlers in western Columbiana County. McArtor's indepth research about the Swiss was evident in the many photos and documents she displayed for those in attendance, many of whom are descended from the first Swiss settlers in Knox Township.
President Tiffany McQuilkin conducted the business meeting. Plans for the public's participation in the June 23 garden tour and the Aug. 4 and 11 museum open house were discussed. The public is invited to both events.
The next meeting will be held on June 3 in the fellowship hall of the Middle Sandy Evangelical Presbyterian Church on Homeworth Road. The program, open to the public, begins at 7 p.m. featuring "A Gettysburg Photo Mystery Solved: Jacob Shenkel's 1863 Diary " presented by Tim Brookes of East Liverpool. The business meeting begins at 6:30 p.m.
R-Weigh weight groups reward weight loss winners
SALEM - The R-Weigh weight support groups met at 1 and 5 p.m. Monday at the First Friends Church after two weeks of canceled meetings because of the weather. Good losers for the week were Sarah Agee and Chris Learn.
Carol Held and Ruth Miller were the goalies for the week. Evelyn Peters earned the eight weeks of losing monetary award. The can-do winner was Roni Fauver. Francie Tuel, Gloria Judy, Sandy McGarr and Mary Hefner served a low-calorie, low-fat luncheon celebrating their Jan through March birthdays at the afternoon meeting.
A new Tax or Refund contest runs April 8-29 at both groups. Members who lose one pound or more get a refund of $1 per week or gain one pound or more and pay a tax of $1 per week. All tax dollars paid will be shared by the goal members five pounds below their goal weight on April 29. All April monthly gainers will do a program in May.
The evening group will have its 2012 Recognition Awards program on April 15 and the day group will have their awards program on April 22 at the church. Anyone needing help to lose weight is welcome to visit any meeting free of charge. New members are welcome to join. For more information call 330-332-1078.
Winona Ruritans celebrate birthdays, discuss donations
WINONA - "Happy Birthday" was sung to members of the Winona Ruritan Club celebrating birthdays in March when the group met on March 26 at Willow Grove Grange. Birthday honorees were Chip Althouse, Robert Doyle Sr., John Gamble Sr., John Heinbuck, Clarence Lease, Jim Mohr, Fred Pamer, Larry Sanor, Tom Sanor, Jim Zimmeman and Jim Drotleff.
Vice President John Stamp's grandson, Ethan Stamp, was a guest. Homer Althouse reported that 515 people were served at the club's pancake and sausage breakfast on March 23. The next breakfast is Oct. 12.
John Gamble Jr. made a motion to send $300 to Ruritan National for the 2014 Build Your Dollar College Scholarship. John Gamble Sr. made a motion to pay the grange $300 for the use of its facility. Jason McDevitt made a motion to pay $100 to the United 4-Hers Club and the Lone Ranger 4-H Club that helped throughout the day.
Reservations for the Ohio District Spring Banquet on April 20 in Wilmot are due. The reservations deadline is April 9. Jim Coy suggested that new signs be posted along Georgetown and Hartley roads to advertise the breakfasts.
The next meeting is April 23 featuring the annual father-daughter-granddaughter-great-granddaughter dinner at the Winona United Methodist Church.
Cake decorating classes offered at Emmanuel Lutheran Church
SALEM - Cakes Against Cancer, cake decorating classes, will be held April 14 at the Emmanuel Education Building, 251 S. Broadway Ave. Beginners class is from 2 to 3:30 p.m. and followed by "Children Fighting Cancer" from 4:30 to 6 p.m.
Those interested are asked to sign up online at firstname.lastname@example.org and leave your name, phone number, class, how many attending and amount of kits needed. Recipes, supply lists and detailed information are on Emmanuel Lutheran Church website at www.elutheransalem.com. Classes are by donation. Beginners class donations go to the American Cancer Society. Children Fighting Cancer donations will go to St. Jude Children's Hospital.
The person who brings in the heaviest amount of pennies to donate will win a $20 Giant Eagle gift card.
West Point Lions meet, discuss upcoming events
WEST POINT - The West Point Lions Club met on April 1 at St. Agatha's Hall. President Rhonda Farmer opened the meeting with Jane May giving the invocation. The slate of officers for the 2013-14 year were voted on and carried.
Members discussed upcoming events. The club will have five members attend the spring conference in Alliance on April 27. Many members will attend the Lisbon Lions Club meeting and dinner on April 24 as well as the District 13-D social on May 4. The club passed a motion to donate money to the district social which benefits the Eye Care Foundation. Members have also been asked to donate baked goods for the social's dessert auction.
Final arrangements were discussed for the annual membership tea on April 15. Tea and cookies will be served at 6 p.m. followed by dinner. The club will provide baked chicken and the members will bring coverdishes. Current First Vice District Governor Tom Zickefoose will be a guest speaker. Members are asked to bring potential new members as guests. Women interested in joining the club can contact any club member or Janis Mundy and Kay Bettis, membership chairpersons, at 330-424-3189.
The annual rabies clinic is slated from noon to 4 p.m. April 27 at the Mundy Tree Farm on state Route 45, Lisbon. Cost is $8. Veterinary services will be provided by Dr. Jack Zines of Hanoverton.
CCDJFS to host informational fair April 24
LISBON - The Columbiana County Department of Job and Family Services will host its quarterly in-house informational fair featuring 26 county agencies, businesses, charities, etc., from 9 a.m. to noon at April 24 at CCDJFS, 7989 Dickey Drive Suite 2. Scheduled participants sharing information are: A.I.D. of Salem, American Red Cross, Catholic Charities, Columbiana County Career and Technical Center , CCCTC-ABLE, Columbiana County Department of Job and Family Services, Columbiana County Health Department, Columbiana County Park District, Community Action Agency's CARTS, Credit Counseling, Head Start and Health Centers of Lisbon, Salineville and East Liverpool, Family Recovery Center, Habitat for Humanity, Heartbeat of Columbiana County Inc., Lifeline of Columbiana County, Ohio Attorney General Office of Youngstown, Ohio Benefit Bank, Ohio Valley Home Health Services Inc., One Stop (MCTA), Opportunity Homes Inc., Salem Area Visiting Nurse Association, Shining Reflections, Social Security Administration Office, United HealthCare, United Way Services and Way Station.