Past phone ladies to meet March 20
SALEM - Ladies of AT&T/Ohio Bell will meet for breakfast at 8:30 a.m. March 20 at the Salem Hills Golf and Country Club.
SARW to meet for lunch Thursday
SALEM - Salem Area Retired Workers are invited to a lunch meeting at noon March 13 at the Lincoln Place Apartments clubhouse on South Lincoln Avenue.
Salem Masons hold inspection
SALEM - Salem Commandery of York Rite Masonry held its annual inspection on March 1 at the Salem Masonic Building.
The event began with a soup and sandwich luncheon. Brad Lankford presided for the inspection and conferred the order on two candidates, Andrew Bostwick and Sean O'Neill. Ron Vickers, grand captain general, was the inspecting officer. Pastor Kari Lankford provided entertainment for the ladies auxiliary.
Pastor Lankford also gave a presentation on her trip to the Holy Land. The ladies auxiliary provided a tea table for afternoon refreshments. The dinner was served by Faith Court Order of Amaranth.
CCW to host author Monday
COLUMBIANA - Community Christian Women will meet March 10 at the First Presbyterian Church in Columbiana. Charlotte Marky of Akron, the author of "Journey to Freedom," will speak. She will tell of her escaping from Communism in 1956.
A luncheon will be served at 12:30 p.m. Cost is $6. Reservations should be made with your church representative, or by calling Carolyn Beck at 330-482-2155, Helen Winegord at 330-482-2152 or Lois Weyman at 330-482-2776. All area women are invited to attend.
AASC to host casino night April 5
ALLIANCE - Casino Night will be held April 5 at Alliance Area Senior Center at 602 W. Vine St.
Doors open at 6:30 p.m. A buffet is available from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Admission is $12 which includes a full buffet and open bar. Drawings begin at 7:30 p.m. and are held every 15 minutes with the $2,000 drawing at 10 p.m.
SHS Class of '68 to meet Tuesday
SALEM - The Salem High School Class of 1968 will meet for dinner at 6 p.m. March 11 at Ricky's English Pub.
Salem Quota slates indoor garage sale
SALEM - Quota International of Salem will hold its indoor garage sale from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. March 22 in the Emmanuel Lutheran Church Education Building, 251 S. Broadway Ave. Lunch, featuring homemade soups and sandwiches, will be sold from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. All proceeds are used for community projects. To reserve tables call Pat Saltsman 330-337-8136.
Sebring AL auxiliary inducts members
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 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, firstname.lastname@example.org. This event is sponsored in part by Thrivent Financial for Lutherans.
TOPS 777 rewards weekly winners
SALEM - Weekly and monthly winners were recognized when TOPS 777 met Feb. 26. Weekly winners included Frances Valentino, KOPS; Susan Wendell, best loser. Monthly winners were Shirley Johns and Valentino, KOPS at goal or below; Brenda Adams, best loser; and Valentino, KOPS.
Carrie Toy read, "Why we love children." Spring awards will be presented on April 23. Correspondence was read from Elaine Cottril, area coordinator. The new area captain is Donna Olsen. Johns won a special award and had "no gains" in 2014. The contest report was given by Debbie Phillips and Valentino.
Linda Evanoff presented a program, "Forget Resolutions, Just Mind Your Ps and Qs." She also gave the inspiration, "Celebrating TOPS Friends."
Winona Ruritans hold men's dinner
WINONA - Entertainment was provided by Mark the Magnificent when 30 members of the Winona Ruritan Club, and 28 guests, attended the club's annual father-son-grandson dinner meeting on Feb. 25 at the Winona Methodist Church.
"Happy Birthday" was sung to members, Richard Eck and Tom Richey, born in January; and Jason McDevitt, Buster Rogowsky, John Gamble Jr. and Homer Huprich, born in February.
Jim Coy made a motion to make donations to: Lepine Rush Post of the American Legion to send one boy to Boys State and one girl to Girls State; Columbiana County Soil and Water District; cost of an ad in the Ohio District Ruritan April 12 spring banquet program; fair board for four trophies for the 2014 junior fair; and to reimburse Lee Stamp for the 2013 secretary expenses.
The club plans to award two $600 scholarships to the children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren of members. Reservations for the Ohio District spring banquet on April 12 must be made by contacting Bob Doyle Sr.
The club's all-you-can-eat pancake and sausage breakfast is slated from 6:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. March 22 at Willow Grove Grange. Tickets are $7 for adults, $4.50 for ages 6 to 12, and free for 5 and under. Assistance will be provided by members of the Lone Ranger 4-H Club.
WWII group hosts Korean War vet
CANFIELD - Featured guest Ronald E. Rosser, a Korean War veteran, will address the World War II Heritage Group of the Mahoning Valley on March 17 at Ala Carte Catering. He is one of 78 surviving Medal of Honor winners which he earned during the "police action" in Korea.
The meeting will be preceded by a buffet dinner at 6:30 p.m. Reservations are available by contacting David Frank at 330-533-6737.
Peddler's Day meeting held
HANOVERTON - A meeting was held March 3 at the home of Linda Beadnell to discuss Peddler's Day.
The Re-Enactment Committee was represented and planned special events. It was announced that Civil War re-enactments will return to the festival on July 12 and 13.
Other events include the traditional parade, ghost walk, petting zoo, music, Chinese auction, 50/50, rope making booth, and favorite vendors.
The final agenda will be set at the next meeting on March 24. Flyers will be circulated shortly afterward.
For more information call Megan Murphy at 330-389-1421.
R-Weigh groups reward winners
SALEM - The R-Weigh weight support groups met at 1 and 5 p.m. Monday at the First Friends Church. Gerry Heffinger presided at both meetings. JoAnne Bogdan did a program at the afternoon group asking, "What's in the Nacho Cheese Doritos?" Team Two won the X and O Basketball game making it two to one against Team One. Sue Carver earned the birthday monetary award and Bogdan was the goalie for the week. Evelyn Peters won $8 from the Can-Do drawing.
Good losers for the evening group were Pauline Zirkle, Susan Cain and Jean Swartz. Jo Carol Gray was the goalie for the week. Peggy Kurtz gave the inspiration. Donna Greenamyer received her $10 dues paid for the month of March for winning the February Heart Contest. Team One was the winner of the X and O Basketball game winning three of the three games played against Team Two.
Barb Smith presented a program on the "Five Dieting Rules" and told the members to "Eat to Live" and not "Live to Eat." New and previous drop-out members are welcome. For more information call 330-332-1078.
West Point Lions give award pin
WEST POINT - West Point Lions Club President Pat Tressler presented Pat Klein with an award pin received from Lions Club International when the local club met March 3. The delegates for the state convention are Nola Carman, Tressler, JoAnn Clayton, Casey Bailes and Charolette Davis. Members voted on donations to be given to nine different Lions charities that will be presented at the convention in March.
During the business session, members voted to purchase a new refrigerator to be used at St. Agatha's Church. Davis read the proposed slate of officers for the 2014-15 year. Members discussed the benefits of attending the spring conference on April 26. Sue Hopton won the 50/50. The next meeting begins at 7 p.m. March 17.
Past phone plant workers to meet
COLUMBIANA - Retired plant employees of AT&T/Ohio Bell will meet for breakfast at 8 a.m. April 2 at Das Dutch Haus in Columbiana.
Salem Masons to host breakfast
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.
BLHS Class of '64 seeking classmates
LISBON - The Beaver Local High School Class of 1964 is planning its 50th-year reunion to take place over the weekend of July 25, 26 27. There will be group activities all three days, highlighted by a dinner on Saturday at A La Cart Catering in Canfield.
Classmates are requested to visit the class website www.beaverlocalreunions.com/64/ for more details and to RSVP. Those without internet access may call Linda Smith Simplican at 330-227-3131 or Nancy Swaney Williams at 614-428-9252.
The reunion committee has been unable to contact the following classmates due to missing addresses: Betty Armstrong Breezel, June Armstrong Williamson, Candace Dunn Bailey, William Grimes, Jean Hoon, Karen Marshall, Judith Martin Hibbard, David Miller, Judith Miller, Richard Miller, Peter Mills, John Fred Schmitt, Betty Sears and Wayne Smith.
For contact information on these classmates call Simplican at 330-227-3131.
Scholarship applications available now
SALEM - Applications are now available for the annual scholarships given by the Columbiana County Federation of Conservation Clubs (CCFCC).
Three $1,000 scholarships will be given to three students who meet the following criteria: eligible for graduation as a high school senior, or currently attending a qualified college, university, technical or vocational school; intend to pursue, or are currently pursuing, a major field of study in agriculture, biology, environmental science, wildlife conservation, or a closely related field of study; and are a resident of Columbiana County.
Applications are available at all high school guidance counselors offices in the county, or by calling Tom Butch at 330-337-8444. The application deadline is April 21.