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October 11, 2013
Salem News

Food safety awareness program is Saturday

ALLIANCE - The public is invited to attend a free Against All Odds food safety awareness program from 4 to 6 p.m. Saturday at Jupiter Studios in Alliance.

The family-friendly event is designed to raise public awareness about the growing health threat by Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs).

Against all Odds Food Safety was created by Geoffrey Johnson. There will be petition information and a screening of Genetic Roulette. Refreshments are available for purchase. For more information call 234-564-9302.

'Caring for Your Health at Home' offered

SEBRING - Copeland Oaks and Crandall Medical Center will host a new program sponsored by St. Elizabeth Health Centers, "Caring for Your Health at Home" by Bridget Lackey, RD, LD, registered dietitian, from 10 a.m. to noon Oct. 15 in Bennett Auditorium.

Free and open to the public, the program introduces the "Health at Home" book which includes step-by-step instructions for over 200 health problems.

"The book is a comprehensive guide to symptoms, solutions and self-care for many common health problems. The presentation includes instruction and practice on how to use the book which each person attending will receive free of charge," said Lackey.

"Since we are heading into the colds and flu season, it seems like an opportune time to learn about some of the best ways to treat these minor illnesses that we frequently deal with during the fall and winter months. The program and reference book also focus on prevention and offers suggestions on how to maintain health at home," said Mary Walker, RN, Copeland/Crandall community information nurse.

"We, at Copeland Oaks and Crandall Medical Center, feel it is part of our mission as a continuing care community to bring the best and most practical information offered by health experts to our residents and to the residents of area communities," said Phil Braisted, Copeland CEO.

More information about the program can be obtained by calling Walker at 330-938-6126.

Senior Fun Day event scheduled Oct. 29

SALEM - The Senior Fun Day Committee will hold its first Senior Fun Day Pizza and Games Party from noon to 2 p.m. Oct. 29 at Wedgewood Pizza in the Salem Plaza. Seniors 55 and over will enjoy free pizza, door prizes and a chance to spin the prize wheel. To obtain a reservation, a limit of two per household, call Adam Cook, event chairman, at 330-337-7674 from 1 to 3 p.m. Tuesdays or Thursdays. Reservations are available to the first 50 to confirm.

Any businesses or organizations interested in co-sponsoring this event is asked to contact Cook at

EP holiday craft show scheduled Nov. 9

EAST PALESTINE - The fourth annual holiday craft show, sponsored by the East Palestine Chamber of Commerce, will be held from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Nov. 9 at East Palestine Elementary School, 195 W. Grant St.

Admission and parking are free at the event which features approximately 100 booths in the cafeteria, gym and hallway. Homemade food will be available all day. A Chinese auction will be conducted and Santa Claus will make a guest appearance.

Vendor spaces are $30 each. Set-up begins at 7 a.m. Nov. 9. Interested vendors are asked to call Bonnie Davis at 330-271-1979 or

UL sponsoring trip to Prime Outlet Mall

HANOVERTON - The United Local Community Education Department is sponsoring a bus trip on Nov. 23 to the Prime Outlet Mall in Grove City, Pa.

The bus will leave United High School at 7:45 a.m. and return at 4:30 p.m. Cost is $8 per person. Payment is due at the time of registration.

Make checks payable to: United Local Schools and mail to Community Education, United Local Schools, 8143 state Route 9, Hanoverton, Ohio 44423.

For more information call Loretta McLaughlin at United Local at 330-223-1521.

Lisbon Chamber award nominees are in

LISBON - The Lisbon Area Chamber of Commerce Award nominees are in and it's time to cast your vote. There are 12 nominees for the three categories of Live, Love and Grow. The guidelines for voting they are:

Live - a Lisbon resident that takes pride in the community and is proactive in the betterment of the village they live in.

Love - an individual that may not live in the village, but loves all Lisbon has to offer.

Grow - a business individual that has invested both financially and physically in Lisbon, to help grow the village with both the present and future in mind.

To cast your vote visit or call 330-424-1803. Votes can be made once a day up through Oct. 14.

The nominees for Live are: Nancy Simpson, director of Lepper Library; Donald Thompson, Lisbon superintendent; Betty Houlette of Lisbon First Methodist Church; and Stevie Halverstadt of Betty Lee Dance Studio.

The nominees for Love are: Joseph Morenz of Serious Carpet Cleaning; Jenny Pike of the Humane Society; Tad Rose of Ray Lewis Company.

The nominees for Grow are: Kevin Snyder of Morgan's Drug Store; Tara Willis of Shear Dimensions; Bob Bye of Bye & Bye Hardware; Jim Sanor of Sandy Beaver Insurance; and Susan Henderson of The Clothing Surgeon.

The awards banquet begins at 6 p.m. Oct. 16 at the Columbiana County Career and Technical Center. The menu offers stuffed chicken breast, pork roast, salmon, twice-baked potatoes, green beans almondine, glazed carrots, salad and apple crisp ala mode.

Tickets are $25 at the door or $20 in advance at the chamber at 330-424-1803 or at 120 N. Market St., from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday; and 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday.

Realife hosting 'Warm-Up Salem' giveaway

SALEM - The annual "Warm-Up Salem (and surrounding areas)" free coat giveaway will be held from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Nov. 2 at Centennial Park.

A free hot lunch will be provided by the Realife Chuck Wagon of Hope and Salvation Army.

SCC sponsoring lifeguard training course

SALEM - The Salem Community Center is offering a lifeguard training course from Nov. 4-15.

Classes will run weeknights from 5 to 8. Cost is $220 for members and $260 for non-members. To register call 330-332-5885.

"Little Vampires" will be presented Saturday

SALEM - Walt Disney's "Little Vampires" movie starts at 6 p.m. Saturday at the Humane Society Animal Resource Complex, 721 E. Pidgeon Road.

Cost is $3. 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.



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