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November 8, 2013
Salem News

Zion Hill Church holding rummage sale today

COLUMBIANA - The public is invited to a rummage sale from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. today at the Zion Hill Church, 14550 New Buffalo Road. Lunch is available.

The rummage sale continues from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday.

Leetonia High grad/veteran will speak Saturday at library

LEETONIA- Peter Fraser, a 1964 Leetonia High School graduate, will speak about his military service in the Vietnam War and Desert Storm at 4 p.m. Saturday at the Leetonia Community Public Library.

He served 30 years, retiring in 1998, and was trained as a Special Forces medic, serving with the 101st Airborne, 3rd and 4th Infantry Divisions. Among his 29 awards and decorations are the Bronze Star and Purple Heart.

He has written two books of poetry which are in the library's collection. There is no registration for this event.

Salem Romanian Leul will host The Banquet in Salem

SALEM - The Banquet in Salem will be served from 5 to 7 p.m. Monday at the Memorial Building, 785 E. State St.

Next week's sponsor is the Salem Romanian Leul.

The menu offers chicken noodle soup, roasted pork loin with stuffing, mashed potatoes and gravy, green beans, applesauce; fresh fruit and vegetables and ice cream sundaes.

Additional sponsors are needed. For more information call Patty Colian at 330-831-2169.

Alliance Community Hospital Aux. hosting 'Books Are Fun'

ALLIANCE - The Alliance Community Hospital Auxiliary is sponsoring a "Books Are Fun" fundraiser from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Nov. 12 and 6 a.m. to 4 p.m. Nov. 13 in conference room 1-A, 200 E. State St.

Emergency management seminar set at Circle of Care

SALEM - Columbiana County Emergency Management Agency Director Luke Newbold will conduct an emergency management seminar at 6 p.m. Nov. 12 at Circle of Care, 1985 E. Pershing St.

Survival kits and items for special needs will be available. Reservations are requested to Jan Powers, administrator, at 330-332-1588.

ACH's Community Care Center hosting craft show

ALLIANCE -Alliance Community Hospital's Community Care Center will hold its annual craft show from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Nov. 15 in the nursing home activity rooms and hallways at 200 E. State St. Maps will be available to all shoppers showing vendor table locations.

Every shopper who visits each vendor will be entered into a drawing for a prize.

Cookies and Milk with Santa benefits Making Kids Count

WARREN - The Cake Boutique at 4248 N. River Road NE is hosting its annual Cookies and Milk with Santa event from 2 to 4 p.m. Nov. 24. The event is free. Those attending are asked to bring a new, unused toy to be donated to Making Kids Count.

Making Kids Count Inc. is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that believes that every child deserves to feel special, regardless of circumstances.

MKC has three core areas: school support, little extras, and parental assistance. Through these, MKC has a number of programs that enables them to further its charitable purpose including hosting birthday parties for children in shelters, providing gifts for patients at Akron Children's Hospital, giving new mothers newborn baby bundles to help with some of the beginning necessities, helping local schools by bringing in volunteers, a back to school program, a diaper bank, etc.

Making Kids Count is currently operating programs in Mahoning, Trumbull, Columbiana and Ashtabula County. For more information or to volunteer visit www.makingkidscount.org.

Craft show on Saturday will benefit the Outreach Center

GREENFORD - A craft show with over 30 vendors and a Chinese auction will be open from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at the former South Range Middle School gym, 7600 W. South Range Road.

Proceeds benefit the Outreach Center. Refreshments are available.

Franklin Township Firefighters hosting public spaghetti dinner

SUMMITVILLE - The public is invited to an all-you-can-eat spaghetti dinner from 4 to 7 p.m. Saturday at the Franklin Township Volunteer Fire Department.

Cost is $6 for ages 12 and up, and free for 11 and under. Carryouts are available.

Calla Community Church will honor veterans during service

CANFIELD - Calla Community Church at 6482 W. Calla Road will honor veterans of family and friends of its church family with a dedication of a veterans plaque and service ceremony at 10:45 a.m. Sunday.

To honor these veterans of war and peace a plaque containing their names, military branch of service and years served will be dedicated and placed in the church vestibule. Chairwoman Gail Owens will read the names on the plaque. The playing of taps by trumpeter Ed Schlegel follows.

Historical Society honoring vets

SALEM - In recognition of Veterans Day and emphasis on soldiers, the Salem Historical Society program for Nov. 12 will feature "Medal of Honor recipients of Columbiana County."

Area resident Derek Coffee will display include individual citations, gravesite photos, qualifications to receive the medal and information regarding these individuals.

Since childhood, Coffee has had history instilled in him from his grandparents as he has a rich legacy.

His paternal grandparents were descendants of General John Coffee, Civil War Hero and Congressman who defeated Edwin Stanton in his bid.

The World War I training camp in Alabama is named for him as are Coffee counties in Alabama, Tennessee and Georgia.

He has memberships the Salem Historical Society, Winona Area Historical Society, where he serves as president, 398th Bomb Group Association, and life member of NRA. He is also active in the First Christian Church, where he recently headed the 150th anniversary yearlong celebration.

The 7 p.m. meeting is open to the public at the Dale Shaffer Library's meeting room, 239 S. Lundy Ave.

For information call 330-337-8514. Serving as greeter is Steve Faber.

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