SHS Band dinner fundraiser is March 15
SALEM - The Salem Band program's annual spaghetti dinner fundraiser is slated from 4 to 8 p.m. March 15 in the cafeteria at Salem High School.
Band students in grades five to 12 will perform throughout the afternoon. Tickets are $6 for adults, $5 for senior citizens, and free for students/children with a paid adult. Pasta, sauce and meatballs will be provided by East of Chicago Pizza.
Additional donors include Salem Giant Eagle, Converse All-Steel, Diet Doc, Auto Zone, Salem Hills Golf and Country Club, Sports Connection, Papa Johns, Hunt Club Lanes, and Udder Cream. There will be raffle baskets and a 50/50 drawing. All proceeds go to support the Salem Band program.
Amateur Radio Club will meet March 18
CANFIELD - The Western Reserve Amateur Radio Club (wrarc.net) will meet at 7 p.m. March 18 at Davidson's Restaurant, 3636 Canfield Road. Dinner will be served at 6 p.m. This month's guest speaker will be Jesse Thorn, LMT, RMT who will discuss treatment of chronic pain by way of therapeutic massage.
All licensed amateur radio operators are welcome to attend the meeting along with any individuals interested in learning more about the hobby. For additional information contact President Roy Haren at 330-717-3695 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
United kindergarten registration planned
HANOVERTON - United Local's kindergarten registration for the 2014-15 school year will begin with a parent orientation meeting at 6 p.m. March 11 in the elementary cafeteria. This will be a brief meeting, for parents only, with information will be shared, registration packets distributed and appointments made for screenings on March 18, 19 and 20.
Children who are residents of United and who will be 5 years old on or before Aug. 1 are eligible to attend kindergarten for the upcoming school year. Documents that must be presented at the screening along with the completed registration packet are a parent's driver's license or photo ID and proof of residency, the child's birth certificate, immunization record, Social Security card and custody papers, if applicable. Parents may call the elementary office at 330-223-8001 with any questions.
Public breakfast buffet scheduled March 22
SALEM-A public breakfast buffet will be served from 7:30 to 10 a.m. March 22 at the 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.
Zentangle instruction offered at library
LEETONIA- Kathie Sabatino, a certified Zentangle instructor, is having an introductory class on the craft between 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. March 22 at the Leetonia Community Public Library for ages 16 and older. Stop in anytime for individual instruction.
You do not need to have any artistic ability to learn this craft of making designs that can be used on cloth or paper. There is a cost of $6 to cover supplies as special pens and inks are needed. Call the library at 330-427-6635 to register.
Women of the Moose will serve breakfast
EAST PALESTINE - The Women of the Moose 532 will serve a pancake and sausage breakfast from 7 a.m. to noon today at the East Palestine Moose Lodge. The public is invited.
SRMC sponsoring blood drive March 12
SALEM The Salem Regional Medical Center (SRMC) is sponsoring an American Red Cross blood drive from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
March 12 in tower conference rooms one and two, located on SRMC's new ground floor concourse. Donors are encouraged to park in SRMC's new parking deck which offers access to the concourse. For an appointment call 330-337-2895.
Women's Night Out tickets available
SALEM - Women's Night Out tickets will be sold through March 12. The Salem Community Center's (SCC) fifth annual Women's Night Out will be held from 4 to 8 p.m. March 19. All proceeds from this event will benefit the operation of the SCC Children's Fitness Center.
Tickets are $25 per person or a table of eight for $200. Tickets are $20 with a SilverSneaker membership available.
Featured celebrity and guest speakers include Jim Loboy host of Daybreak WYTV (ABC)/ MyTV (My Network) WKBN-TV (CBS)/ WYFX-LD (FOX) along with returning speaker, Linda Ro, MS, RD/ LD Dietitian, Salem Area Visiting Nurse Association and adjunct Instructor, YSU Department of Human Ecology.
The evening offers shopping in The Vendor's Marketplace, Chocolate Fountain, Mini Spa Treatments from 4 to 7:30 p.m.; Buffet dinner by The Catered Affair, 4:30 to 7 p.m. (lemon chicken, redskin potatoes, pasta, green beans, rolls, etc.); Jazz concert with the Jack Halkides Quintet and vocal guest, 4:30 to 6 p.m.; Jim Loboy, 6 to 6:30 p.m.; Linda Ro, 7 to 7:30 p.m., "The Fountain of Youth: Spicing it up" followed by questions and answers until 7:45 p.m.; Cash giveaway drawing, 7:45 p.m. For more information or to reserve tickets call 330-332-5885.
Business Connection luncheon is March 12
SALEM - Salem Area Chamber of Commerce's first Business Connection luncheon for 2014 begins at 11:45 a.m. March 12 at the Salem Community Center, 1098 N. Ellsworth Ave. Featured guest speaker Kelly Darney, adult director from the Columbiana County Career and Technical Center, will present "Free Training for Your Business's Employees."
Cost is $20 for Salem chamber members and $25 for potential chamber members and guests.
Reservations are required for these luncheons and may be made through Monday by calling the chamber office at 330-337-3473 or by e-mailing Tammy Peppel, chamber's administrative assistant, at email@example.com.
Children ID'ing offered at VFW Post
WASHINGTONVILLE - Free fingerprinting and photographs of your children that can be used for identification needs will be available from 1 to 5 p.m. March 22 at the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 5532, 575 S. County Road.
The fingerprints will be conducted by the Columbiana County Sheriff's Department.
The photographs are being taken and donated by Bob Snow Photography of Leetonia. Free hot dogs, chips and beverages for all will be provided by the post and its ladies auxiliary. For more information call Patti Bilsky at 330-427-2320.
Dinner, auction benefiting Meals on Wheels
COLUMBIANA - A spaghetti dinner and Chinese auction fund raiser will be held from 4 to 7 p.m. April 5 in Pavilion 4 (Duck Pond) at Firestone Park. Cost is $7 for adults and $4 for children 12 and under. Carryouts are available. All proceeds benefit the Columbiana Meals on Wheels.
Sparkle customers can help the needy
SALEM - Through March 31, Sparkle Market customers will have the opportunity to Check Out Hunger and feed hungry families in Columbiana, Mahoning and Trumbull counties.
Customers may tear off a $1, $5 or $10 coupon available at the register that will be added to their grocery bill. Customers may also donate non-perishable food items by placing them in the collection bin at the front of the stores.
Last year, Sparkle Markets raised $5,789 through the donation coupons, which enabled the food bank to distribute $86,835 worth of food to people right here in the Mahoning Valley. For more information on the food bank call 330-792-5522.
Bunker Hill Church to host dinner
SALEM - Bunker Hill United Methodist Church is serving a creamed chicken over biscuit dinner from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. today, or until sold out, at the church, 15096 W. Middletown Road. Cost is $8 for adults and $5 for children under 12 and carryouts.
The Second Harvest Food distribution at the church is slated from 10 a.m. to noon March 14. Attendees are to bring containers.
Winona preschool still enrolling
WINONA - Enrollment for the 2014-15 school year continues at Winona United Methodist Preschool, 32114 Winona Road. An open house will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. March 26 and April 23. For more information on enrollment call Stacy Corll at 330-222-2395.
Oasis Food holding distribution
COLUMBIANA - The Oasis Food Ministry will hold a food distribution from 4 to 6 p.m. March 13 and 27 at First Christian Church, 39 Cherry St.
'Day at the Beach' set at Little Friends
SALEM All pre-school age children are invited to a free "Day at the Beach" from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. March 19 at the Little Friends Preschool, 1028 Jennings Ave. There will be crafts, activities, refreshments, etc. Reservations are needed by March 14 by calling 330-332-4905.
'White House Weekend' is March 15-16
CANFIELD - White House Fruit Farm will present "White House Weekend" on March 15 and 16.
"For many families this weekend has become a sure sign that spring is definitely on the way," said Debbie Pifer, White House owner.
A number of Ohio food vendors will be on hand offering tasting samples. Additionally, a large selection of fresh fruits and vegetables, deli and bakery items and locally produced maple syrup will be featured in the 10,000 square-foot farm market on U.S. Route 62. Hours of the event are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. March 15 and noon to 4 p.m. March 16.