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September 8, 2013
Salem News

Phone ladies to meet

SALEM - Ladies of AT&T and Ohio Bell Telephone will meet for breakfast at 8:30 a.m. Sept. 19 at Bob Evans.

Slovak club to host benefit

SALEM - The Salem Slovak Club at 313 S. Ellsworth Ave. is sponsoring a benefit on Sept. 22 for Marsha Marino who is fighting cancer. The public is invited to the event which features a spaghetti dinner to be held from 2 to 6 p.m. Cost is $7 per person, and $7.50 for carryouts. There will also be a bake sale, Chinese auction and silent auction. Anyone interested in making a donation or helping with the benefit is asked to call Valerie Sutton at 330-770-4050. Donations may be dropped off to the Salem Slovak Club.

Pomona Grange supper set

ALLIANCE - The public is invited to the Columbiana County Pomona Grange's annual family-style Swiss steak supper from 4 to 7 p.m. Saturday at Mile Branch Grange on Knox School Road, three miles east of Alliance.

Cost is $9 for adults, and $4.50 for ages 6 to 10. Carryouts are available. There also will be a country store available offering fresh baked goods.

May family reunion held

SUMMITVILLE The 19th May family reunion was held Aug. 10 at the Summitville Fire Station with 114 in attendance. The oldest May family member in attendance was Charles May Sr., 77, of Columbiana. Also recognized were Gladys Price, 97, of Salem, the oldest woman in attendance; Zoiee Elizabeth Decker, 23 days, daughter of Zack and Chelsie Decker of New Cumberland, W.Va., the youngest; Mark Moats and family of West Point, Ky., traveled the furthest distance to attend; and Don and Lillie Moats of Lisbon, had the most family members present, 42.

Horseshoe pitching winners were Frank Martin and Zack Decker. Runners-up were Steve Kidder and Don Moats Jr. Cornhole winners included Casey Hilderbrand and James Anderson. Runners-up were Scott Benedict and Mark Moats. Euchre winners were Casey Hilderbrand and James Anderson with Jack and Becky Meighen as runners-up.

Landyn Moreland and Kevin Hileman were cornhole winners in the children's category. New officers for 2014 are Presidents Julie Mills and Renee May, Treasurer Barbara May and Secretary Lillie Moats. The next reunion is Aug. 9, 2014. Lunch will be served at 1 p.m., preceded by the Euchre games.

R-Weigh 'rally back day' set

SALEM - "Rally back day" after the summer vacations will be on Monday for the R-Weigh weight support groups with weigh-ins from 1 to 1:30 and 5 to 6 p.m. at the First Friends church. New and former members are welcome at no charge for this meeting. Members are paid $1 per pound for their losses plus monetary incentives to reach their goal weight. For more information call 330-332-1078.

Good losers at the Aug. 26 meetings were Annie Katz and Diane Hart. JoAnne Bogdan and Shirley Dias were the goalies for the week. Vi Woodall received the birthday award. Judy Catlett presented a program on the best vinegar household formulas from the Vinegar Book at the day group. Karen Pauline presided at the evening meeting and Carol Held presented a program on "Reading your labels for portion sizes."

SHS sophs selling T-shirts

SALEM - October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. In support of this cause, the Salem High School sophomore class is selling "Quakers for the Cure" T-shirts. The class is donating $1 for every T-shirt sold, to The Stefanie Spielman Fund for Breast Cancer Research. T-shirts may be purchased at varsity football games during September, or by calling Jennifer Polen at 330-332-2917. Both short and long sleeve T-shirts are available, as well as crew neck and hooded sweatshirts.

Sportsman's club Kids Day set

LEETONIA - The Leetonia Sportsman's Club will hold its 38th annual Kids Day on Sept. 28 at the club grounds along East High Street in Leetonia, There will be shooting, archery and fishing events for all children ages 6 to 15. Trophies will be awarded to contest winners and raffle prizes will be given away. A wiener roast will also be held. Everything is free of charge.

Registration starts at 10 a.m. and runs continuously throughout the day.

Kids Day is held annually in conjunction with National Hunting and Fishing Day. For more information about National Hunting and Fishing Day go to For further information call Tom Butch at 330-337-8444.

Old School reunion slated

LISBON - The "Old School" reunion is scheduled Sept. 21 at the Columbiana County Career and Technical Center. Anyone who attended Rogers, Clarkson, Oak Grove, Fredericktown or Elkton schools is invited. A social hour begins at 5:30 p.m. followed by dinner at 6:30 p.m. Cost is $15 per person.

CHS '51 to meet

COLUMBIANA - The Columbiana High School Class of 1951 plans to meet for breakfast at 9 a.m. Wednesday at Das Dutch Haus.

Quilt group to meet

CANFIELD - That Quilt Group I Belong To will meet at 7 p.m. Sept. 17 at Fair Park. Doors open at 1 p.m. for those who are available to work on charity quilts and Christmas stockings. The topic at the meeting is "UFOs (unfinished objects). Members are asked to bring and describe an unfinished project. The project must be completed by the March meeting. For membership information contact President Ginger Mangie at

Deming girls hold reunion

SALEM - Twelve former Deming Company and Crane/Deming Company girls enjoyed their 26th reunion on Aug. 15 at Salem Hills and Country Club. The welcome and invocation were given by Joan Lora who also gave the treasurer's report.

Elma Dixson related news of former employees and conducted the drawings for prizes. Prizes were won by Helen Hall and Norma Reedy. A short business meeting was followed by a social time which included reminiscing about the "good old days" at the Deming Company. The 27th reunion begins at noon Aug. 21, 2014, at Salem Hills.

Masons to host breakfast

SALEM-A public breakfast buffet will be served from 7:30 to 10 a.m. Sept. 28 at the Salem Masonic Building, 788 E. State St.

Cost is $6 for adults, $3 for children under age 10 and free for children under 2. The menu offers pancakes, waffles, sausage, bacon, scrambled eggs, homemade sausage gravy, biscuits, homefries, toast, fruit cocktail, orange juice, coffee and tea. The building is equipped with a handicapped accessible elevator. Proceeds will be directed to the Salem Masonic Building Fund.

SHS '53 to meet for lunch

SALEM - The Salem High School Class of 1953 plans to meet for dinner at 6 p.m. Thursday at Perkins Restaurant, 20040 Harrisburg-Westville Road, Alliance.

Butler Grange holds meeting

SALEM - Ida Zepernick presided when Butler Grange met recently. The annual apple dumpling project is scheduled for Oct. 7, 8, 10 and 11. To order call Ruth Ann Altenhof at 330-222-1889. Altenhof presented the program: September is All-American Breakfast Month. Poems read included "September Days" by Clyde Zepernick; "In the Garden" and "Autumn" by Altenhof; "The Foliage" by Ida Zepernick; and "Hurrahing in a Harvest" by Myrtle Bailey. The public Pomona Swiss steak supper is slated from 4 to 7 p.m. Sept. 14 at Mile Branch Grange.

The officers' meeting begins at 7 p.m. Sept. 16 at Willow Grove Grange.



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