Free meal being served today at the Leetonia Mennonite Church
LEETONIA A free meal will be served at 6 p.m. today at the Leetonia Mennonite Church. A program follows at 7 p.m. featuring Lee Meadows of "Mended Hearts."
Rinto will make presentation during Winona Area Historial Society meeting
WINONA - The Winona Area Historical Society will meet at 6:30 p.m. Thursday at the meeting house. RuthAnn Rinto will present a program about her house.
Loyal Christian Benefit Association Branch will meet Thursday at St. Paul
SALEM - The Loyal Christian Benefit Association Branch 654 meeting begins at 7 p.m. Thursday in the St. Paul School gym featuring the annual "Pound Party" and shower for Christina House.
Members are reminded to bring items weighing 1 pound or more to be auctioned off and also bring paper products and personal care items for the shower. All proceeds and donations will be delivered to Christina House.
Area students cast in 'The Phantom Tollboth' presented at Mount Union
ALLIANCE - The following students are cast members in the musical "The Phantom Tollbooth" to be presented at 8 p.m. Oct. 3-5 in Campus Grounds on the University of Mount Union's campus.
Leanna Rudibaugh of Lisbon is a junior communication major and plays the role of sound coordinator. Jacob Ward of Kensington is a junior art and theater major and plays the role of The Whether Man/Gatekeeper of Dictionopolis/The Dodecahedron. Elizabeth Wheeler of Minerva is a sophomore interactive media major and plays the role of Lethargarian #5, Spelling Bee, a Demon.
In "The Phantom Tollbooth," the audience will experience Milo's adventures in the Land of Wisdom where he discovers the importance of thinking. While there, Milo learns of an argument between King Azaz of Dictionopolis and the Mathemagician of Digitopolis and the banishment of the Princesses Sweet Rhyme and Reason.
Campus Grounds is located in Hoover Price Campus Center past the WRMU radio station into the B&B and Campus Grounds. These performances, which are appropriate for children and adults of all ages, are free and open to the public. To listen to a podcast about the upcoming play, visit mountunion.edu/2013-podcasts. For more information call 330-823-2180.
Crestview School District receiving grant sponsored by the Monsanto Fund
COLUMBIANA - Crestview Local School District will receive a $10,000 grant this year through America's Farmers Grow Rural Education program, sponsored by the Monsanto Fund.
To celebrate its success, a check presentation will take place at 8:15 p.m. Friday in Rebel Stadium, 44100 Crestview Road, during halftime of the home football game. A Monsanto representative and farmers in the community who nominated the school district will be in attendance.
America's Farmers Grow Rural Education, sponsored by the Monsanto Fund, gives farmers the opportunity to nominate a local public school district to compete for a grant of up to $25,000 to enhance math and/or science education. More than 1,150 nominated school districts submitted applications. The Monsanto Fund will invest $2.3 million through America's Farmers Grow Rural Education grants this year.
Salem Elks BPO Lodge 305 giving away smoke detectors at Home Depot
SALEM - The Salem Elks BPO Lodge 305 is giving away smoke detectors from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at the Home Depot during the Fire Prevention and Safety Day program.
Recipients must be a Columbiana County resident (bring proof of residency, example a utility bill). There is a limit of one smoke detector per household.
Columbiana Historical Society will celebrate 60th anniversary Saturday
COLUMBIANA - The Columbiana Historical Society will celebrate its 60th anniversary from noon to 4 p.m. Saturday in front of the Log House Museum.
Winona Friends Church will be serving Swiss steak dinner on Saturday
WINONA - The Winona Friends Church on Whinnery Road will serve a Swiss steak dinner from 4 to 7 p.m. Saturday in the Family Life Center.
The meal includes mashed potatoes, vegetable, rolls and dessert. Cost is $8. Carryouts are available. For more information call 330-222-0200.
Family Movie Nights begin Saturday at the HSCC Animal Resource Complex
SALEM - Family Movie Nights begin at 6 p.m. Saturday at The Humane Society of Columbiana County (HSCC) Animal Resource Complex (ARC) with Witches, starring Angelica Huston.
Additional movies at 6 p.m. include Walt Disney's Little Vampires on Oct. 12 and the comedy/horror film Monster Squad on Oct. 26. Admission $3 per person. Children and dogs are welcome with a one leashed dog per family limit. Bottled water and snacks will be available for purchase. Attendees are asked to brink their own chairs or blankets for seating.
Poochie Playtime, Open Dog Walking, Adoption Events, Trick or Treating and a Howl-o-ween Pawty are also on the October schedule. Additional information is available at www.columbianahumane.org on Facebook or by calling 330-332-8622.
The HSCC ARC is located at 721 E. Pidgeon Road (state Route 45 bypass) and is operated by the Humane Society of Columbiana County.
All proceeds support the investigation, care and rehoming of abused, neglected and abandoned animals in Columbiana County.
Double-elimination pool tournament being held at the Leetonia Eagles Club
LEETONIA - A double-elimination pool tournament begins at 1 p.m. Sunday at Leetonia Eagles Club. Sign-ups begin at 12:30 p.m. The entry fee is $20. For more information call 330-427-9909.
Breakfast will be served Sunday by the Sons of AMVETS and Drill Team
SALEM - The Sons of AMVETS and Drill Team's breakfast will be served from 8 a.m. to noon Sunday at AMVETS Post 45, 750 S. Broadway Ave.
Country music jam being held Oct. 6-20 at the Roger Community Auction
ROGERS The public is invited to a country music jam from 6 to 9 p.m. Oct. 6 and 20 in the Rogers Community Auction dining room.
Columbiana American Legion Post 290 Ladies Auxiliary will meet
COLUMBIANA - American Legion Post 290 Ladies Auxiliary will meet at 7 p.m. Oct. 7.
Benefit breakfast will be served Sunday at the Sebring American Legion
SEBRING - A benefit breakfast will be held from 8 a.m. to noon Sunday at the Sebring American Legion on California Avenue.
Proceeds from this benefit will be used for the legion's children's Christmas party in December.
Cost is $7 for the all-you-can-eat meal which includes coffee and juice. The public is welcome. There also is a 50/50 drawing.
Southern?Local Board of Education will meet Oct. 7 at the junior-senior hs
SALINEVILLE - The Southern Local Board of Education meeting starts at 6:30 p.m. Oct. 7 in room E136 at the junior-senior high school.
Sebos sponsoring Banquet in Salem scheduled Monday at Memorial Building
SALEM - The Banquet in Salem will be served from 5 to 7 p.m. Monday at the Memorial Building. Next week's sponsors are Bob and Linda Sebo.
The menu offers chicken noodle soup, roast beef, mashed potatoes and gravy, peas or corn, applesauce, fresh fruits and vegetables and ice cream sundaes.
Additional sponsors are needed. For more information call Patty Colian at 330-831-2169.
SAVNA will offer blood pressure screenings at Columbiana Public Library
COLUMBIANA - Blood pressure screenings with Cindy Mitchell of the Salem Area Visiting Nurse Association (SAVNA) will be available, free of charge, from 10 a.m. to noon Oct. 8 at the Columbiana Public Library. No registration is required.
Salem High School Class of 1948 will meet for breakfast on Oct. 8
SALEM - The Salem High School Class of 1948 plans to meet for breakfast at 10 a.m. Oct. 8 at Adele's Place.
Columbiana Seniors Citizens will meet Oct. 8 and 22 in the Upper Room
COLUMBIANA - Columbiana Senior Citizens will meet at 10 a.m. Oct. 8 and 22 in the Upper Room. A pizza luncheon will be served for lunch both days.
Columbiana/Mahoning County Patriots will meet at Living Faith Church
SALEM - The Columbiana/Mahoning County Patriots will meet at 7 p.m. Oct. 8 at the Living Faith Church (behind the Elks).
Firefighter Phil Lucarell of the Liberty Fire Department will lead a discussion on home fire safety. There will be drawings for smoke detectors. For more information call 330-831-1107.
Salem Area Chamber of Commerce's Busiess Connection luncheon is Oct. 9
SALEM - The Salem Area Chamber of Commerce's October Business Connection luncheon presentation will feature George Morris III from the Morris Financial Group.
Morris will give information to business representatives regarding the upcoming implementation of the Affordable Healthcare Act.
The event begins at 11:45 a.m. Oct. 9 at the Salem Community Center. Cost for lunch and the educational session is $20 and $25 for guests.
Business of the Month will feature Schroedel, Scullin, and Bestic CPA's.
Reservations are required and may be made by calling the chamber at 330-337-3473 or by e-mailing, Tammy Peppel, chamber administrative assistant, at email@example.com.
Oasis Food Ministry will distribute food at the First Christian Church
COLUMBIANA - The Oasis Food Ministry will hold a food distribution from 4 to 6 p.m. Oct. 10 and 24 at the First Christian Church, 39 Cherry St.
Lunch meeting for Catholic Daughters of the Americas will be held Oct. 10
SALEM - This month's luncheon meeting for Catholic Daughters of the Americas begins at 11 a.m. Oct. 10 at the Salem Hills Golf and Country Club. The guest speaker is Julie Stefanec.
Crestview High School Marching Band hosting Alumni Band on Oct. 11
COLUMBIANA - The Crestview High School Marching Band will host an Alumni Band at the Oct. 11 football game against Springfield Local High School. Anyone interested in participating should contact Carl Snyder or Eric Bable by calling 330-482-4744 or firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com. Music will be available at www.crestviewrebels.org.
Flowers, decorations need to be removed at Glenview Cemetery
EAST PALESTINE All flowers and decorations at Glenview Cemetery must be removed by Oct. 15 or they will be discarded. Fall and winter decorations may be placed on the graves beginning Nov. 1. For more information call 330-426-4367 Ex. 19.
Alzheimer Network Family Support Group will meet at several locations
AUSTINTOWN - The Alzheimer Network Family Support Group will meet at the following locations: at 7 p.m. Oct. 8 at Redeemer Church, 2305 S. Canfield-Niles Road, Austintown; at 7 p.m. Oct. 9 at St. Charles Church on Route 224 at Westview, Boardman; and 10:30 a.m. Oct. 12 at Christ Church, Sexton at Garfield in Struthers. For information call 330-788-9755.
'Getting Started with Medicare' will be presented at the Columbiana Library
COLUMBIANA - "Getting Started with Medicare" with Laura Mutsko will be held from 11 a.m. to noon Oct. 22 at the Columbiana Public Library.
Mutsko, a Medicare supplement accredited adviser, will discuss fundamental information about what Medicare Parts A, B, C and D cover. She will also show the difference between a Medicare Supplement and a Medicare Advantage Plan. Registration is required at the library or by calling 330-482-5509.
Columbiana County Antique Tractor Association hosting pull on Oct. 19
ALLIANCE - The Columbiana County Antique Tractor Association has scheduled an antique tractor pull at 3 p.m. Oct. 19 at Mile Branch Grange, 495 Knox School Road. This replaces a pull that was rained out in September. Weigh-in begins at 2 p.m. This free event offers bleacher seating and a concession stand.
The club is holding its awards banquet at 6:30 p.m. Nov. 16 at Mile Branch Grange. Cost is $15 per person. Pre-registration and payment is due before the banquet by calling 330-277-7581.
Columbiana County Health Dept. providing seasonal flu shots
LISBON - The Columbiana County Health Department will provide seasonal flu shots at the following sites in the county this month.
-?Columbiana: St. Jude Hall, 180 Seventh St., 1 to 3 p.m. Oct. 10.
-?East Palestine: East Palestine Community Center, 31 Park Drive, 9 to 11 a.m. Oct. 10.
-?Lisbon: Columbiana County Health Department, 7360 State Route 45, 9 to 11 a.m.
-?North Georgetown: North Georgetown Emmanuel Lutheran Church, 2748 Georgetown Road, 9 to 11 a.m. Oct. 15.
-?Salineville: Kiwanis Building, 100 North Alley, 1 to 3 p.m. Oct. 8.
-?Wellsville: Wellsville Alumni Center, 201 Third St., 9 to 11 a.m. Oct. 8.
Cost for influenza vaccine is $25 and $40 for high dose vaccine for seniors. Medicare, Medicaid, cash and checks are accepted.
Influenza vaccine for children under 18 years of age will be available through the immunization clinic beginning in October as vaccine supplies are received. For availability or more information call the health department at 330-424-0272.