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July 25, 2013
Salem News

Back-to-school clothing signups set

SALEM - Sign-ups for Church Women United's annual back-to-school clothing event will be accepted from 9 a.m. to noon and 1 to 3 p.m. today at the Emmanuel Lutheran Church Education Building, 251 S. Broadway Ave.

Sign-ups will also be accepted from 9 a.m. to noon and 3 to 6 p.m. July 26; and 1 to 3 p.m. and 4 to 6 p.m. July 31.

The clothing giveaway is open to children of low-income families in the Salem School District only who are entering Headstart through eighth grade. Parents/guardians must bring two proofs of income and residency, the child's name, age, birth date and school grade.

Project Appleseed back a Hunting Club

SALEM - The Revolutionary War Veterans Association's Project Appleseed returns July 27 and 28 to the Salem Hunting Club featuring history, heritage and rifle marksmanship. Cost is $10 for primitive camping. Lunch is available. To register call 330-332-9847 (

Harvest Festival to be held at Zoar Village

ZOAR - A nationally-renowned antiques show and sale is one of the highlights of Historic Zoar Village's Harvest Festival from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Aug. 3 and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Aug. 4. More than 60 dealers of high-quality country antiques will be on site selling historic treasures. Additional activities include a juried craft show, art exhibition and sale, and an antique car show co-hosted by the Canton Chapter of the Antique Automobile Club of America. A tent in the Main Zoar Garden features homemade German food, beer and live musical performances.

Admission is $8 for adults and is free for children 12 and under. Advance tickets are available for $6 by calling 330-874-3011 (

Farm markets set at WIC?program

LISBON - On Aug. 7, Columbiana County WIC will celebrate Breastfeeding Awareness Month in conjunction with its Farmers Market Program. The program provides WIC participants a booklet valued at $15 to use at participating markets. To best serve area families, several local farm markets will be on site during the event from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at 7876 Lincole Place.

Breastfeeding information will be provided by lactation consultants and the local La Leche League. Door prizes will be given to pregnant and breastfeeding women participating in the WIC program. For more information on the event contact Kelly Rambo at 330-424-7293.

I'Fest celebrates multi-cultural heritage

SALEM - The Salem Historical Society will again offer a multi-cultural display of over 25 countries during the Salem I'Fest - "Celebrating Your Heritage" on Aug. 10. Similar to last year's event, the display will feature historic artifacts, flags, pictures, clothing and other treasures.

The hours to view this free display are on Saturday during the I'Fest from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The display will also be open from 1 to 4 p.m. Aug. 11.

Additionally, Underground Railroad Trolley tours will be given during the I'Fest at 10 a.m. and at noon. Anyone wishing to loan historical international items to display may call Elaine Reiter at 330-332-8161 or the Salem Historical Society at 330-337-8514.



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