Salem Senior board to meet
SALEM - The Salem Senior Citizens' board meeting begins at 9:30 a.m. today at the Memorial Building. The regular meeting follows at noon Wednesday.
Salem 1948 sets breakfast at Adele's
SALEM - The Salem High School Class of 1948 will meet for breakfast at10 a.m. today at Adele's Place.
SALEM -The Tourism Advisory Board of Salem plans to meet at 6:30 p.m. Thursday at the Salem Area Chamber of Commerce.
First Friends offer 'Fly-by' dinner
SALEM The First Friends Church's "fly-by" carryout dinner will be available from 4 to 6 p.m., or until sold out, on Thursday. The menu offers ham loaf, cheesy potatoes, green beans, roll and cake. Cost is $8 per meal. For more information call 330-332-0001.
Columbiana Awards Program set
COLUMBIANA - Columbiana High School's annual Academic Awards Program begins at 7 p.m. Thursday in the high school auditorium. Students will be recognized for academic achievements and seniors will be awarded various community scholarships.
DAHS?1953 to meet for lunch
LISBON David Anderson High School Class of 1953 will meet for lunch at noon Thursday at Taste of Country.
Relay team dinner set in NW
NEW WATERFORD - A carryout dinner is being held to benefit the East Fairfield United Methodist Church Relay for Life team. The dinner will be served from 3 to 6 p.m. Thursday at the church, 45675 state Route 558, New Waterford. The menu offers chicken cordon bleu, green beans, mashed potatoes and gravy and a dessert. Cost is $7. For more information call the church at 330-457-2465.
Chicken dinner at Leetonia church
LEETONIA - The Leetonia First United Methodist Church at 50 Lisbon St. is sponsoring a "drive-by chicken dinner" from 4 to 6 p.m., or until gone, on Thursday. The meal includes a stuffed chicken breast, mashed potatoes and gravy, green beans and a brownie.
United Local spring concert set
HANOVERTON - United Local's spring concert begins at 6 p.m. Friday in the United Local auditorium. United Local's spring elementary band and choir concert follows at 7 p.m. May 21 in the auditorium. Admission is free.
Dance planned at Salem Eagles
SALEM - A dance will be held from 9 p.m. to midnight Saturday at the Salem Eagles Club, 1884 N. Lincoln Ave. Music will be provided by Roadworks. The kitchen will be open from 8 to 10 p.m.
DAHS 1962 breakfast planned
LISBON - David Anderson High School Class of 1962 will meet for breakfast at 9:30 a.m. Saturday at Adele's Place.
United Grange Tractor Show set
EAST PALESTINE - The ninth annual Unity Grange/Columbiana County Antique Tractor and Engine Show will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday at Unity Grange on state Route 170. Admission is free. Food and beverages will be available at the grange hall.
The grange's last round and square dance for the season is scheduled from 8 to 11 p.m. May 17. Dances will resume in October. Bayard Grange will bring the traveling program to Unity at 7 p.m. May 28.
Bank One retirees lunch planned
SALEM - Bank One retirees and former employees will meet for lunch at noon May 21 at Annabell's restaurant.
Salem 1943 breakfast planned
SALEM - The Salem High School Class of 1943 will meet for breakfast at 8:30 a.m. May 21 at Adele's Place.
Survivors of Suicide to meet
LISBON - Help Hotline Crisis Center's support group of the Survivors of Suicide will meet at 6 p.m. May 23 in the Columbiana County Counseling Center on Route 154. For more information call 330-424-7767.
Hustle 5k planned at Beaver Local
LISBON - The Beaver Local Athletic Hall of Fame is hosting its Hustle 5k at 9 a.m. May 25 at Beaver Local Middle School. Check-in begins at 8 a.m. Cost is $15 if pre-registered and includes a T-shirt; and $20 on race day. Awards will be given to the top three finishers of 11 age brackets plus overall. Second Sole of Boardman will provide timing services. Forms are available at www.beaver.k12.oh.us/HOF-Hustle-5k.pdf and www.facebook.com/BLHallofFameHustle5k. Proceeds benefit scholarships and induction ceremonies.
'Women of Excellence' event set
COLUMBIANA - The Columbiana Area Business and Professional Women will host an event titled "Women of Excellence" on May 28 at the Salem Golf Club. Networking and panel discussion will follow a 6 p.m. dinner. Panelists include Ohio BPW President Phyllis Riccadonna, Consumers Bancorp Board Chair Laurie McClellan, Lisbon First United Methodist Church Pastor Pam Gable, Columbiana County Assistant Prosecutor Megan Forsythe Payne, and Ohio State Dental Board Vice-Secretary and Immediate Past President of the Corydon Palmer Dental Society Dr. Marybeth Shaffer. The panel discussion will be moderated by Stacia Erdos, anchor, producer and columnist at The Business Journal.
Following the panel discussion, the CABPW 2013-14 officers will be installed by Ohio BPW President Riccadonna. Ticket price is $20. Reservations may be made by contacting Monica Robb at 330-727-0555 or firstname.lastname@example.org prior to May 21.
Blood drive set at Negley Masons
NEGLEY - Negley Masonic Lodge at 50873 Richardson Ave. will host an American Red Cross blood drive from 1 to 6 p.m. May 31. Appointments may be made at www.redcrossblood.org. Walk-ins are welcome.
Free prostate screening offered
YOUNGSTOWN - A free prostate screening for men age 40 and older will be held from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. June 13 at Midlothian Free Health Clinic, Bethlehem Lutheran Church, 388 E. Midlothian Blvd., Youngstown.
Physicians will perform a digital rectal exam (DRE) and lab personnel from Humility of Mary Health Partners (HMHP) will do a prostate specific antigen (PSA) blood draw. The screening is free and open to the public. Registration is required by calling the Humility of Mary Healthline at 330-480-3151 or 877-700-4647.
Pottery Festival art exhibit set
EAST LIVERPOOL The 2013 Tri-State Pottery Festival art competition/exhibit is slated June 13-15 at the Kent State University's Mary Patterson Art Gallery. Tri-state area artists and photographers are encouraged to submit up to three pieces. There is no entry fee.
Artists must drop off their work from 9 a.m. to noon June 8 at the KSU gallery, 213 E. Fourth St. All pieces must be framed and wired for hanging prior to submission. Winners will be selected in three categories: best of show (painting), best of show (photography), and people's choice (photography/painting). Winners will be announced at an artist's reception held at the gallery on June 14. For more information contact KSU gallery director Matt Stewart at 330-853-1814 or email@example.com.
Eastern Ohio Poultry meeting held
CANFIELD - Eastern Ohio Poultry Association held its first meeting on April 19 in Canfield. The club will hold bi-monthly meetings at various locations in Eastern Ohio and is seeking new members. For more information visit Facebook page: Eastern Ohio Poultry Association, or email to EOPA2013@gmail.com Membership is $5 per person, $10 per family, or $100 for a lifetime membership.
Webinar on new livestock rules
Many Ohio livestock farmers will be subject to new requirements under the animal disease traceability system, according to rules published by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA). The Ohio Farm Bureau Federation (OFBF) will host a members-only webinar to explain the requirements and answer questions.
The online meeting will be May 29 from 7 to 8 p.m. Registration is required by May 28 at ofbf.org/news-and-events/events/582/.
The webinar will be hosted by Dr. Leah Dorman, a veterinarian and OFBF's director of food programs. She will be joined by Ohio's state veterinarian Dr. Tony Forshey of the Ohio Department of Agriculture and by USDA veterinarian Dr. Susan Skorupski.
The goal of the animal disease traceability system is to improve the response to a livestock disease outbreak in the United States. USDA issued final rules on the program in December 2012. The webinar will focus on issues that are important to Ohio livestock farmers, particularly beef and dairy farmers.
Farm Bureau members may post questions for the panelists when registering or during the webinar.
Yard sale set at Lisbon fairgrounds
LISBON - The Columbiana County Fair Board will host a community-wide yard sale from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. June 15 at the fairgrounds. Indoor and outdoor spaces are available. Pre-registration is required by calling the fair office at 330-424-5531 or columbianacountyfair.org. The rain date is June 22.
The county 4-H will also hold a chicken barbecue dinner that day from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Dinners include chicken, baked potato, cole slaw or salad, bread and butter. Cost is $8.50 for adults. Carryouts will be available. Tickets may be purchased from the 4-H extension office at 330-424-7291.
Leetonia Library Board to meet
LEETONIA- The Leetonia Library Board of Trustees will meet at 5:30 p.m. Thursday at the library. The public is welcome to attend.
The library will host a showing of the movie "Rise of the Guardians" at 1 p.m. Saturday. In this PG-rated animated film, the immortal spirits must unite their forces to conquer Pitch, who leads an assault on the earth. Light refreshments will be served.