SAVNA conducting 'drive-thru' flu clinic
SALEM - Salem Area Visiting Nurse Association's "drive-thru" flu clinic is open from 1 to 3 p.m. today and Nov. 13 at 718 E. Third St., weather-permitting.
In case of inclement weather, the clinic will be held inside. Cost is $25. SAVNA will bill Medicare Part B or Anthem Senior Advantage Products (YRA, YRE, YRI and YRS prefixes only). Insurance cards are needed. Appointments for homebound clients may be made by calling 330-332-9986.
East Palestine juniors holding carnival
EAST PALESTINE - The East Palestine Junior Class will host its annual carnival from 5 to 8 p.m. Saturday in the East Palestine Middle School gym.
There will be a clown, carnival games, a Bounce Around, cotton candy, face painting, etc.
Admission is $5 for a family which includes eight game tickets. Individual admission is $2 that includes four game tickets.
Additional tickets are four for $1. Carnival games are one ticket each and the Bounce Around takes four tickets. This fundraiser helps support the EP Class of 2015.
Antique Tractor Assoc. hosting banquet
ALLIANCE - The Columbiana County Antique Tractor Association is hosting its awards banquet at 6:30 p.m. Nov. 16 at Mile Branch Grange Hall, 495 Knox School Road, for the 2013 tractor pull season held at the grange this past summer. Plaques will be awarded to the top three pullers in each class. Dinner will be provided to the pullers, family and friends by the grange. There will also be door prizes and a raffle. Cost is $15 per person. Pre-registration is required by calling 330-277-7581.
Parent-teachers conferences planned at EP
EAST PALESTINE - East Palestine High School and Middle School will hold parent-teacher conferences from 1:15 to 8 p.m. Nov. 26.
Parents are encouraged to call the high school at 330-426-5400 or the middle school at 330-426-9451 to schedule a conference. Students will be released at 12:55 p.m. that day.
Meals of Wheels hosting Oglebay bus trip
COLUMBIANA - The Columbiana Area Meals on Wheels program is planning a bus trip to Oglebay Park on Nov. 30, sponsored by Sitler's Flowers.
The bus leaves at 2 p.m. from Gad-A-Bout Tours on Route 14. Cost is $75 which includes a buffet dinner and the light show. All proceeds benefit Meals on Wheels. For reservations call 330-482-0366 before Nov. 18.
Columbiana Christmas Parade is Nov. 22
COLUMBIANA - The Columbiana Area Chamber of Commerce is inviting the community to the 12th annual Columbiana Christmas Parade, in conjunction with the city's annual "Christmas in Columbiana."
The parade begins at 6:30 p.m. Nov. 22 and moves out from the Columbiana Cadillac dealer on the corner of Railroad Street and South Main. This year's theme is "The Joy of Christmas is Shining in the Night." Prior to the parade, music will be provided by Heartland Middle School Choir.
Free hot chocolate will be served on the square provided by Gamma Eta Sorority. The event includes merchant open houses, a live nativity at the Main Street Theater by First Christian Church, photos at Main Street Theater and a free concert by the New Silver Eagle Band.
For additional information contact the chamber at 330-482-3822 or www.columbianachamber.com.
Way Station accepting dinner reservations
COLUMBIANA - The Way Station, a faith based, non-profit social service ministry, has begun taking reservations for its annual Thanksgiving dinner.
The dinner begins at 1 p.m. Nov. 27 at St. Jude Catholic Church on Seventh Street. Reservations are requested by calling the Way Station at 330-482-5072.
Dinner consists of a variety of donations from McDonald's, Das Dutch Haus, Dutch Village Inn, Rita's, The Hen House and individuals who will be baking desserts, preparing turkeys, and donating items needed for the dinner.
There is still a need for canned corn, desserts, butter, sugar-free desserts, volunteers to wash dishes and pack up leftovers. To volunteer call the Way Station.
Concealed carry class scheduled Saturday
SALEM - A one-day concealed carry class taught by a National Rifle Association certified pistol instructor will be held Saturday at the Salem Hunting Club.
Pre-registration is required. Private firearm safety classes are also offered. Additional information is available at 330-332-9847 or www.salemhuntingclub.com.
Salem Preservation Society program set
SALEM The Salem Preservation Society is offering an "Identifying Architectural Styles" program at 7 p.m. Thursday at the Salem Area Chamber of Commerce. Admission is free.
Dr. Donna DeBlasio, director of the Center for Historic Preservation and professor at Youngstown State University, will speak to owners of homes and commercial property and those with an interest in architecture. She will cover building forms, construction, and materials that contribute to style and tips to guide repair and restoration efforts.
A question and answer session follows. Refreshments will be served. For information call 330-337-7225.
Benefit for cancer victim is Nov. 16
LAKE MILTON - A benefit for Chuck Ripley, a 1989 Jackson-Milton High School graduate recently diagnosed with colon cancer, will be held from 6 to 10 p.m. Nov. 16 at the Lake Milton American Legion. Tickets are $20 per person and may be purchased at the door. The price includes food, beverage and entertainment. A Chinese auction and 50/50 will also be available. Proceeds will be used to defray some of his medical bills.
For more information or to donate call Dave Tomaino at 330-654-2630. Monetary donations may also be sent to Ripley at 11756 Blott Road, North Jackson 44451.
Public breakfast scheduled at Masonic Bldg.
SALEM-A public breakfast buffet will be served from 7:30 to 10 a.m. Nov. 23 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.
Guilford Lake Ruritans hosting fish fry
GUILFORD LAKE The public is invited to an all-you-can-eat fish fry from 4 to 7 p.m. Friday at the Guilford Lake Ruritan Hall on Route 172 at Hanna Drive.
Food distribution at Bunker Hill Church
SALEM - A Second Harvest Food Bank distribution will be held from 10 a.m. to noon Friday at the Bunker Hill United Methodist Church, 15096 W. Middletown Road. Attendees are to bring baskets and identification.
Presbyterian Church hosting breakfast
NORTH BENTON The public is invited to an all-you-can-eat breakfast from 7:30 to 11 a.m. Saturday at the North Benton Presbyterian Church. Cost is $6.50 for adults and $3.50 for ages 6 to 12.
Reservations needed for vets breakfast
LISBON Reservations are due Friday for the veterans' breakfast at 9 a.m. Nov. 11 at McKinley Elementary School, 441 E. Chestnut St. Reservations may be made by calling the office at 330-424-9869.
Swiss steak dinner planned Saturday
EAST ROCHESTER - A Swiss steak dinner to raise funds for East Rochester's United Methodist Church will be held from 4 to 7:30 p.m. Saturday at the church, 24754 state Route 30.
The homemade dinner will include Swiss steak, mashed potatoes and gravy, green beans, applesauce, cole slaw, rolls, dessert and beverages. Cost is $8.50 for adults and $4 for children 10 and under. Donations are encouraged. Carryouts are available by calling the church at 330-894-2515.
Bazaar set in Deerfield Saturday
DEERFIELD - The 108th Deerfield Cemetery Association Bazaar will be held Saturday at the Deerfield United Methodist Church, 1483 state Route 225. Beef and ham dinners will be served from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. and 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Meals include mashed potatoes, stuffing, gravy, green beans, cranberry salad, cole slaw, rolls, desserts and beverage. Cost is $8. Carryouts are available.
The bazaar will also include a variety of arts, crafts and a bake sale. The Deerfield Quilters have donated a handmade quilt that will be raffled off at the end of the evening.
Proceeds are used to assist the township with the upkeep of the three cemeteries, Deerfield Cemetery, the first cemetery and final resting place of Rachel Kelly Grant, the grandmother of U. S. President U. S. Grant; Hartzell Cemetery, which had to be moved from the shores of the Mahoning River to higher ground in 1942 to make way for the flood waters of the Berlin Reservoir; and Mottown Cemetery, located on Mahoning Road in the northeast quadrant of the township.
Deerfield residents are asked to contribute desserts, baked goods, arts and crafts and assist in the kitchen and/or dining rooms.
Crestview to honor veterans Monday
COLUMBIANA - Crestview High School and Middle School will be honoring local veterans with a continental-style breakfast and assembly on Monday.
Breakfast will be served at 8 a.m. in the high school cafeteria followed by an assembly in the Performing Arts Center to honor those who have served in the armed services. Any veteran who would like to attend is asked to make reservations by calling the high school or middle school offices at 330-482-4744 or 330-482-4648.
Salem Elks Auxiliary plans dinner Nov. 19
SALEM - Members of the Ladies Auxiliary of Salem Elk's Lodge #305 are invited to its "Final Farewell Dinner" and Chinese auction at 6 p.m. Nov. 19 in the Grillroom. The menu offers Jello salad, Swiss steak and hot ham, mashed potatoes and gravy, mixed vegetables, rolls, beverages and pumpkin pie. Cost is $10 per person. Reservations are due by Nov. 12 to Dorothy Yakubek.
West Branch BOE to meet Wednesday
BELOIT- The West Branch school board will meet in special session at 7:30 a.m. Wednesday in the high school conference room to consider the second of two resolutions to place a school district income tax on the February ballot and consider any other matters that come before the board.