Public breakfast scheduled Saturday at Masonic Building
SALEM- The public is invited to a breakfast buffet from 7:30 to 10 a.m. Saturday at the Masonic Building, 788 E. State St.
Cost is $6 for adults, $3 for children 2 to 10.
The menu offers pancakes, waffles, sausage, bacon, scrambled eggs, homemade sausage gravy, biscuits, homefries, toast, fruit cocktail and beverages. The building offers a handicapped accessible elevator.
Free ham dinner will be served at the First Brethren Church
NORTH GEORGETOWN - A free ham dinner will be served from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. today at the First Brethren Church, 27333 Main St.
This month's meal includes au gratin potatoes, vegetables, bread, beverage and dessert.
The dinner is open to the public and held in conjunction with the small engine show in North Georgetown. Donations are accepted, but are not necessary.
Drug Take-Back locations set at Beaver Twp., Canfield PDs
NORTH LIMA - The Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) has scheduled another National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday for people who want to dispose of unwanted and unused prescription drugs.
The following sites will be open:
The Beaver Township Police Department at 601 W. South Range Road, which also is a permanent 24-hour drop-off site; and the Canfield Police Department at 104 Lisbon St., Canfield.
Columbiana County Dems sponsoring Banquet in Salem
SALEM - The Columbiana County Democrats will sponsor the Banquet in Salem from 5 to 7 p.m. Monday at the Memorial Building.
The menu offers chicken noodle soup, meat loaf, mashed potatoes and gravy, green beans, applesauce and sundaes.
Additional sponsors are needed. For more information call Patty Colian at 330-831-2169.
Researcher will appear at open house at KSU East Liverpool
EAST LIVERPOOL - The University of Cincinnati and Kent State-sponsored Communities Actively Researching Exposure Study (CARES) will hold an open house on April 29, featuring a meet and greet with University of Cincinnati researcher Dr. Erin Haynes, tours of the center, study information, etc.
The free and open to the public event takes place from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the "Slack Shack" at Kent State University, 400 E. Fourth St. Light refreshments will be served.
CARES, a research study investigating the potential health effects of air quality on children living in and around East Liverpool, is recruiting children ages 7 to 9 years.
Eligible children must have lived in East Liverpool or the surrounding area their whole life.
The child's mother also must have resided in East Liverpool or the surrounding area while pregnant with the child. Participation day involves several fun activities to test the child's ability to learn and coordinate movements. Biological samples will also be collected and measured for metal exposure. To participate call 330-382-7428 or 866-AIR-3299.
Fairfield-Waterford High School Class of 1960 will meet
COLUMBIANA - The Fairfield-Waterford High School Class of 1960 plans to meet for lunch at 11:30 a.m. May 2 at Annabell's in Salem.
Church Women?United will
celebrate Friendship Day
SALEM - Church Women United will celebrate National Friendship Day on May 3 with a luncheon downstairs at the Emmanuel Lutheran Church.
The catered meal will be served at 12:30 p.m. Reservations should be made by April 29 by contacting Pat Wilde at 330-337-3914. The fee of $5.50 can be paid at the door.
The program will be given by the children of the Quaker Day Care Center. The public is invited.
United High School Class of 1967 will meet for breakfast
HANOVERTON - United High School Class of 1967 will meet for breakfast at 8:30 a.m. May 4 at the Avalon Restaurant in Hanoverton.
For further information call 330-222-1739 or 330-424-1259.
Hannah Mullins School again achieves full accreditation
SALEM - Hannah E. Mullins School of Practical Nursing (HEMSPN) located in Salem has announced the practical nursing program has once again achieved full accreditation by the National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (NLNAC).
HEMSPN, under the direction of Kathleen M. Reagan, MSN, RN, is the only practical nursing program to boast this honor in the five county area. There are only two other practical nursing programs in Ohio that are NLNAC accredited.
In addition, 100 percent of the August 2012 graduating class has passed the licensing exam and 100 percent are employed in nursing. HEMSPN offers classes twice a year in September and March.
Reservations remain for the Teaming For Success summit
SALEM - Reservations are still available for the Teaming For Success, an Economic Development Summit held once a year in Columbiana County, sponsored by the Sustainable Opportunity Development Center and the Chambers of Commerce in Columbiana County.
The 2013 event takes place from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. May 6 at the Salem Community Center .
This year's theme is "Growing Northeast Ohio's Competitiveness." The event will offer important information and updates on the county and U.S. Route 30 completion, Team NEO-Northeast Ohio Regional Economic Competitiveness, National Additive Manufacturing Innovation Initiative, TechBelt Energy Initiative, and an update from MAGNET-PRISM.
Registration begins at 8 a.m. Cost is $50 per person. Sponsorships are available for $100.
To register or to become a sponsor contact the Salem Area Chamber of Commerce at 330-337-3473 or e-mail to Tammy Peppel at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Field day will promote 4-H awareness and growth
LISBON - The Extension Office, Program Advisory Committee, and Senior Fair Board members are sponsoring a 4-H Field Day on May 17 to promote 4-H awareness and growth.
Many 4-H volunteers will give guided tours of the fairgrounds and 4-H members will give demonstrations on how they care and show their animals during the fair.
Displays will be posted in the 4-H Junior Fair Building displaying non-livestock projects that are available. Lunch is provided.
For more information contact the Ohio State University Extension, Columbiana County Extension Office, at 330-424-7291 before May 10.
Grandparenting class offered by Salem Community Hospital
SALEM - Current or soon-to-be grandparents can learn about new approaches to child care during a free grandparenting class hosted by Salem Community Hospital's Family Education Program.
The class will be offered from 1 to 3 p.m. May 11 at the hospital, and will include discussions on infant safety, nutrition and medications. A tour of New Beginnings Family Care Center, SCH's maternity unit, will also be provided. To register call 330-337-4989.
Salem Community Center holding two-week swim clinic
SALEM - The Salem Community Center is offering a two-week swim clinic on weekdays from May 20-31.
There is no practice on Memorial Day. The goal of the clinic is to prepare swimmers for their upcoming summer swim seasons.
Participants 10 and under will swim from 4 to 5 p.m. Participants 11 and up will swim from 5 to 6 p.m. Cost is $55 for members and $70 for non-members. To sign-up call 330-332-5885.
Food distribution scheduled at Winona Friends Church
WINONA - A food distribution is scheduled from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday at the Winona Friends Church, 4615 Whinnery Road.
The distribution is open to families and individuals living in the United Local School District. For more information call 330-222-1551.
Carry-out dinner will benefit United Methodist Relay for Life
NEW WATERFORD - A carry-out dinner is being planned to benefit the East Fairfield United Methodist Church Relay for Life Team.
The dinner will be available from 3 to 6 p.m. April 25 at the East Fairfield United Methodist Church.
The menu offers stuffed chicken, green beans, mashed potatoes and gravy and dessert. Cost is $7 per meal.
Carryout is offered at the west entrance of the church, where you order and pay, and have your dinner delivered to your car. For more information call 330-457-2465.