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April 14, 2013
Salem News

SHS '62 to meet for lunch

SALEM - The Salem High School Class of 1962 plans to meet for lunch at 11 a.m. April 20 at the Salem Hills Golf and Country Club.

Masons plan spaghetti dinner

SALEM - The public is invited to the Amaranth spaghetti dinner fund raiser from 4 to 7 p.m. April 20 at the Masonic Temple, 788 E. State St. Cost is $6 for adults and $3 for children 6 and under. The building offers a handicap accessible elevator.

SHS '54 sets planning meeting

SALEM - A reunion planning meeting for the Salem High School Class of 1954 begins at 6 p.m. April 17 at the Salem High School Alumni Office on East State Street. For more information call Marge Potts at 330-332-0947.

DAHS '57 to meet Thursday

LISBON - The David Anderson High School Class of 1957 plans to meet for breakfast at 10 a.m. Thursday at the Taste of Country.

Past Deming workers to meet

SALEM - Deming retirees and former employees are invited to breakfast at 8 a.m. Tuesday at the Salem Hills Golf and Country Club. For more information call 330-332-1127.

Quilt group meeting Tuesday

CANFIELD - That Quilt Group I Belong To will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday at Fair Park. Two members will demonstrate how to make the Log Cabin Heart Placemats/Table Topper. Doors open at 6 p.m. The group is open to all interested quilters at all skill levels. For membership information contact president Mary Rose Nordquist at

Saxon Club hosting breakfast

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.

AL Aux. 290 holds meeting

COLUMBIANA - American Legion Auxiliary Unit #290 met April 2. The unit recently sent 16 "comforts of home" care boxes to active military in the states and overseas. Upcoming events include Poppy Days on May 10-11. The unit continues to support the Friday fish fry held the first and third Friday of each month. The next meeting begins at 7 p.m. May 6. Election of officers and Girls State orientation will be held. Anyone wanting to participate in volunteer activities and/or monthly meetings can obtain membership information by contacting Auxiliary Secretary Diane Hardenbrook at 330-921-9561.

Victorian Players auditions set

YOUNGSTOWN - The Victorian Players is in search of an actor, between the ages of 18 and 30, for the lead role of Starbuck for its upcoming production of "The Rainmaker." Auditions begin at 6 p.m. April 15 at the theater at 702 Mahoning Ave.

Starbuck is the romantic lead and will be required to attend all rehearsals with readthroughs beginning later in the week of April 15.

The Rainmaker runs weekends June 7 through 23. Direct questions or the need for a different audition time to the director at 330-207-3483. All other roles in the show have been cast.

Victorian Players workshop

YOUNGSTOWN - The Victorian Players are proud to announce a summer theatre workshop, Victorian Ventures in Youth Theatre, July 8 through Aug. 9, at the theater, for ages 8 through adult. Classes will be offered in oral interpretation, diction, stage movement, improvisation and creative dramatics, all to culminate in a production of "The Princess Who Had No Name" by Brian D. Taylor.

All workshop participants will be guaranteed a part in the play, scheduled to open Aug. 9 for two weekends. Instructors for the classes will be adults who are participating in the production.

Directing "The Princess Who Had No Name" is Marlene Menaldi Strollo. The cost for the workshop is $50. Parents of younger children will be expected to help with supervision of the children. Classes will be held from 1 to 1:45 and 2 to 2:45 p.m. Monday, Wednesday and Friday. Auditions for those not attending the workshop, will be held at 5 p.m. July 7. Rehearsals begin July 8 and will be held from 2:45 to 4:45 p.m. Monday, Wednesday and Friday.

For further information call the director at 330-533-8789. Adult roles which are available are three witches, a fairy godmother, Papa Bear and Mama Bear, two queens, a king and three good fairies. Children will be cast in all of the fairy tale character parts (example Snow White, Goldilocks, etc).

R-Weigh weight groups meet

SALEM - The R-Weigh weight support groups met at 1 and 5 p.m. Monday at the First Friends Church. A loss of 35 pounds was recorded.

Good losers for the week were Annie Katz, Sylvia Eller, Marian Doerr, Sara Smith and Jennifer Walker. JoAnne Bogdan, Carol Held and Linda Lude were the goalies for the week. Doerr lost weight on vacation and received a monetary award.

Two members in the afternoon group and six members in the evening group paid a $1 tax in the Tax or Refund contest. The losers received a $1 refund. An "Inspirational Fitness Quotes" program was presented by Bogdan at the afternoon group.

The evening group will hold its 2012 recognition of good losers and goal members on Monday at the church. Weigh-ins will be from 5 to 5:45 p.m. for this week only. The program starts at 6 p.m.

Butler Grange holds meeting

SALEM - Ida Zepernick presided when Butler Grange met recently. Myrtle Bailey gave a synopsis of an article "Let's Name The Lottery Losers." She said there ought to be a law forbidding newspapers, radio or television stations from reporting the name of a lottery winner unless, at the same time, they list the names of every single loser.

The proclamation from National Grange President Edward L.Luttrell was read: April 2013 as Grange Month." Ruth Ann Altenhof presented the program: April is National Garden Month. She stated, "Of all the plants that contribute to a sustainable landscape, trees are among the most important. Besides adding beauty to our landscapes, trees help the environment by taking up carbon dioxide, the green-house gas that is such a big driver in climate change." Zepernick added "They provide shade that helps to reduce the energy costs of cooling our homes in summer, acts as windbreaks to help cut winter fuel bills, and provide food and habitat for creatures big and small that share our landscapes."

The poem, "April Again," was read by Clyde Zepernick and "Spring" was read by Bailey. Baking contest judging will be held when Pomona meets at 7 p.m. April 15 at Yellow Creek Grange. Lisbon Grange will present the traveling program at Mile Branch Grange at 7 p.m. April 22. Mile Branch Grange will present its program at Willow Grove Grange at 7 p.m. May 7.

Historical society sets dance

DEERFIELD - The Deerfield Historical Society's third Monday dance will be held from 7 to 9:30 p.m. Monday at the Deerfield Town Hall, 1450 state Route 14. Food will be available for purchase. Admission is $3 per adult.

CCCTC ABLE orientations

LISBON - Columbiana County Career and Technical Center ABLE will conduct orientations for the last available GED classes this school year. Orientations will take place the week of April 22.

The free classes are held in Columbiana, Lisbon, Salem and East Liverpool. For more information or to register call 330-424-9561 Ext. 190

Notre Dame Fighting Irish Band concert in Pa.

MIDLAND, Pa.- The Notre Dame Fighting Irish Band will perform at 7:30 p.m. May 13 at the Mainstage Theater presented by the Lincoln Park Performing Arts Center.

Tickets cost $60 ($40 for each additional ticket) for dinner with band members and show; $40 for dinner and show; and $20 for show only. Dinner will be served at 5 p.m. in Alumni Hall. Dinner reservations will end at 4 p.m. May 8.

The University of Notre Dame Band is the oldest college band (in continuous existence) in the United States and was honored as such by being declared a "Landmark of American Music" by the National Music Council, the Indiana Music Educators Association and Exxon Corporation during the 1976 U.S. Bicentennial.

The band has performed throughout the world and across the United States. The concert band has toured internationally to Australia, New Zealand, Austria, Czech Republic, Scandanavia, Japan and China. The band's 2010 spring concert tour culminated with a historic performance in the world-famous Carnegie Hall.



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