Giant rummage sale to aid Alchemy Acres sanctuary
SALEM - The public is invited to the giant rummage sale/tent sale from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. today and 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at Alchemy Acres Animal Sanctuary, 1859 Depot Road. Donations are still being accepted. All donations are welcome, however, the sale does not include clothing. The rain date for this event is 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Aug. 16 and 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Aug. 17. All proceeds benefit the animals at the sanctuary. For more information call 330-332-4897.
Ice cream social, movie night set at Emmanuel Lutheran
NORTH GEORGETOWN - The seventh annual ice cream social and outdoor movie night begins at 7:30 p.m. today, rain or shine, in the basement fellowship hall at Emmanuel Lutheran Church. New this year in honor of the 200th anniversary celebration is a "Gadget Display." Those attending can guess what each gadget is and its use. The outdoor movie begins at dusk. Free popcorn will be available during "Secrets of the Mountain." In case of rain, the movie will be held indoors. Those attending are asked to bring lawn chairs, blankets and bug spray.
Underground railroad tours to be held during I-Fest
SALEM - Salem Historical Society's underground railroad tours on the Quakertown Trolley are scheduled for 10 a.m. and noon during Saturday's I-Fest. A minimum of 12 passengers is requested. Walk-ups are welcome if space is available. Reservations are encouraged at 330-337-6733.
Beaver Local 1965 girls
lunch planned Monday
LISBON - The Beaver Local High School Class of 1965 girls lunch begins at noon Monday at Hoge's restaurant in Calcutta.
Sebring Legion Auxiliary
to meet Wednesday
SEBRING - Sebring American Legion Post 76 Auxiliary's next meeting begins at 7 p.m. Wednesday at the post home. All members are urged to attend.
County Genealogical Society picnic planned Aug. 14
SALEM - The Columbiana County Genealogical Society will meet for a picnic at 6 p.m. Aug. 14 at Centennial Park, pavilion one. Members are asked to bring a coverdish. Beverages and table service will be provided. Guests are welcome.
East Palestine 1954 lunch set Aug. 14 in Columbiana
EAST PALESTINE - The East Palestine High School Class of 1954 will meet for lunch at 11:30 a.m. Aug. 14 at Paul's Antone's in Columbiana.
Columbiana 1951 to meet
for breakfast Aug. 14
COLUMBIANA The Columbiana High School Class of 1951 plans to meet for breakfast at 9 a.m. Aug. 14 at the Columbiana Diner.
Route 644 bridge work
put off until Aug. 14
KENSINGTON State Route 644 will not be closed to traffic until next Wednesday, Aug. 14, for a bridge replacement project. It was originally scheduled to be closed on Aug. 12. Beginning at the intersection of state Route 644, state Route 9, and U.S. Route 30 in Kensington, traffic will be detoured east on U.S. 30 to state Route 164 south to state Route 518 west back to state Route 644, and reverse. Route 644 will only be closed for seven days. However, traffic may be restricted with flaggers during the remaining construction. The completion date is Oct. 1.
Speaker to offer information of USDA loan programs
LISBON - Information on the U.S. Dept. of Agriculture's Business and Industry Loan Guarantee Program and its Rural Energy for America Program will be presented at 2 p.m. Aug. 19 in the community room of the new Government Services Building, 7989 Dickey Drive, Lisbon. The program is free and open to the public.
Randy Monhemius, business program specialist for USDA Rural Development will make the presentation on the programs that are available in Columbiana County because of its rural designation.
The informational program is sponsored by the Business Resource Network (BRN), a collaboration of organizations and agencies that have services and programs to help businesses grow and survive. The 40-plus BRN partners can be accessed through a single point of contact and will offer programs and proposals to companies based on information from a structured interview. Created in 2008, the BRN last year conducted 70 interviews and proposals that lead to $6.3 million in local expansion and development projects. The BRN operates in Trumbull, Mahoning and Columbiana counties and through a $6 million U.S. Department of Labor grant is being expanded into 13 additional counties in Ohio. Contact the BRN at www.theBRN.net or 877-3-BIZNET.