Alchemy Acres to host spaghetti dinner fundraiser
SALEM - Alchemy Acres Animal Sanctuary will host a spaghetti dinner fundraiser from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. March 9 at the Italian-American Club, 250 Penn Ave. Tickets may be purchased at the door or in advance at 330-332-4897. Cost is $7 per ticket and free for children under 5. The meal includes spaghetti with meatballs, salad or applesauce, Italian bread, coffee, tea or lemonade and a dessert. The event also features a Chinese auction, 50/50 raffle and a carryout bake sale. Carryout dinners are available by calling 330-337-8817. All proceeds will benefit the animals at the sanctuary.
Salem Saxon Club to host Lenten public fish fries
SALEM - The Salem Saxon Club will host its six annual Lenten public fish fries, starting March 7. Dinners will be served from 5 to 7 p.m. and include a choice of baked or fried ocean cod, or breaded pork chops, scalloped potatoes, green beans, applesauce or cole slaw, homemade cake, coffee/tea, iced tea or punch. Cost is $11 for adults and $6 for children. Carryouts available by calling 330-222-1770 after 4:30 p.m. A cash bar is open to the public.
Mrs. Larry Dearth hosts January Seven-One Club
SALEM - Mrs. Herb Bott was welcomed back after recovering from a car accident in December when the Seven and One Club met Wednesday evening at the home of Mrs. Larry Dearth. Her guests were Tracy Dearth and Mrs. Tom Mercure.
Members played cards after the luncheon. Prizes were won by Mrs. Fred Weingart, first place; Mrs. Bott, second place; Mrs. John Hively, low; and Mrs. Gerald Mincks, travel. Mrs. Dearth served an apple cake with ice cream for dessert when members discussed plans to start celebrating their club's 50th anniversary. The first event kicked off on Feb. 26 with dinner at the Links in Columbiana. Several events will follow. The next meeting begins at 7 p.m. March 11 at the home of Mrs. Ken Kaufman.
Can-Do Country Kids hold regular meeting
LISBON - The Can-Do Country Kids met on Feb. 16 with six members, two advisors and two guests in attendance. They discussed their upcoming project books and dates for animal clinics. They congratulated two members who had become ambassadors for 4-H.
R-Weigh weight groups reward weight loss winners
SALEM - The R-Weigh weight support groups met at 1 and 5 p.m. Monday at the First Friends Church. Members were paid $1 per pound for their February pounds lost. Gerry Heffinger presided at the afternoon meeting with Sandy McGarr, secretary; Sylvia Eller, treasurer; and Ronnie Fauver and Evelyn Peters as weight recorders. Fauver presented monetary good loser awards to Carol Jules and Nancy Hough; goalie of the week to Rachel Weaver and awarded Jules for reaching her one-half way to goal weight.
Heffinger presented a program on "It's OK to Cheat a Little on Your Diet Once a Week." Helen Baker, JoAnne Bogdan, Sue Carver and Jules received $10 dues paid for the month of March for winning the contest. The X and O Basketball contest was won by team one for the second week in a row.
Karen Pauline presided at the evening meeting with Barb Smith, co-leader; Wilma Grams, secretary; Heffinger, treasurer pro temp; Ruth Miller and Patty Hartman recorded the weights for the week. Miller and Hartman presented monetary good loser of the week awards to Peggy Billet, Susan Cain, Pauline Zirkle and Smith.
Jo Carol Gray was the goalie for the week. Special good loser of the month bouquets of flowers went to Zirkle, Smith and goalie Peggy Kurtz who gave presentations on how they earned the award. March $10 paid dues went to Billet, Cain, Zirkle, Gray, Kurtz, Miller, Lisa Jones and Jesse Rea for winning the contest. Team One won the Basketball X and O contest for the week.
New members are welcome. For information call 330-332-1078.
American Legion Post 76 Aux. discusses recent donations
SEBRING - Two new members, Dana Davis and Cindy Handy, were welcomed when the Sebring American Legion Post 76 Ladies Auxiliary met recently. The club has 150 paid members to date for 2014. Various thank you letters were received for donations given by the auxiliary.
Coupons were mailed to the Ramstein Commissary in January. Total amount that has been mailed to date is 576 pounds, 3.4 ounces. Total cost is $655.90. A thank you was received from the commissary for the coupons that were mailed in 2013. The annual American Legion Easter egg hunt begins at 1 p.m. April 19. The next meeting starts at 7 p.m. March 12.
Camp Frederick to host annual dinner dance
ROGERS - Camp Frederick of Rogers will hold its fourth annual dinner dance at 6 p.m. March 22 at the Youngstown Shrine Club, 1735 W. South Range Road, North Lima.
The theme for this year's event is "Denim and Diamonds." Funds raised during event support the ministry of Camp Frederick. The evening offers food provided by Ala Carte Catering, music/dancing by the band "Back Beat," fun, fellowship and auction items. Tickets are $50 per person and must be purchased by March 15. For information or tickets contact 330-227-3633, email@example.com. This event is sponsored in part by Thrivent Financial for Lutherans.
Shrek breakfast set at South Range
BEAVER TOWNSHIP- The beloved character, Shrek, will be making an appearance at the South Range School District. This year the high school will be performing "Shrek: The Musical" and will be hosting a "Once Upon a Time with Shrek and Friends" breakfast for the South Range community at 9 a.m. March 8 at the K-12 campus. Participants will be entertained by the cast as they perform songs from the musical and take pictures with the audience. The cost for the breakfast is $6 per person, which includes a set of Shrek ears. "Shrek: The Musical" is comprised of characters from a variety of fairy tales, angry villagers, noble knights, Duloc dancers and tap-dancing rats. The show will performed at the high school at 7 p.m. March 20, 21 and 22.
Salem police chief to speak at CWU's day of prayer
SALEM - Salem Police Chief J.T. Panezott is this year's speaker for Church Women United's National Day of Prayer service on March 7 at Emmanuel Lutheran Church. The prayer will be delivered by Pastor Tony Maroni. Lunch will be served at 12:30 p.m. Cost is $6 per person. Reservations are required before March 4 and may be made by calling Church Women United President Pat Wilde at 330-337-3914.