Genealogical Society will meet Wednesday at Shaffer Library
SALEM - The Columbiana County Genealogical Society plans to meet at 7 p.m. May 14 at the Dale Shaffer Library.
This is a combined meeting with the Salem Historical Society.
Barbara Bluff Hemmingsen will present, "I Think it is a Great Cry and Little Wool" featuring American English of the 19th century as used by Joseph Bluff, a Damascus resident and officer in the 125th Ohio Volunteer Infantry. Guests are welcome.
Winona Memorial Day activities scheduled
WINONA - The Winona Memorial Day Parade steps out May 18. The line-up begins at 2:30 p.m. at Winona Hall Park.
A memorial service will be held after the parade at Glenn Bennett Memorial Park. For more informations call 330-429-4249.
Genealogical Society will meet Wednesday at Shaffer Library
SALEM - The Salem Hunting Club's 32nd annual youth day begins at 11 a.m. May 18. All girls and boys ages 8 through 15 are welcome, free of charge. Registration begins at 10 a.m.
The club provides everything, T-shirts, door prizes, food and beverages. Participants are encouraged to bring their own eye and ear protection if possible. Girls and boys may win trophies in their age class.
Columbiana FD hosting all-you-can-eat breakfast
COLUMBIANA - The Columbiana Fire Department will host its annual all-you-can-eat pancake breakfast from 8 a.m. to noon May 26 at Paul's Cafe, 36 S. Main St. Cost is $6.
Beaver Creek Sportsman Club offering weapons class
WASHINGTONVILLE - The Beaver Creek Sportsman Club is offering a concealed carry weapons class starting at 8 a.m. May 31. To register contact Tab Bailey at 330-502-3252.
Cub Scout Day Camp will be held at Camp McKinley
LISBON - The Buckeye Council Sandy Beaver District's annual Cub Scout Day Camp will be held June 16-20 at Camp McKinley in Lisbon.
This year's theme "Knights of the Round Table" will feature "medieval type" activities and challenges throughout the week.
Early registration is ongoing through May 15 via online access at www.buckeyecouncil.org or by mail at Buckeye Council, BSA, 2301 13th Street, N.W, Canton 44708. Questions or form requests may be directed to Camp Director Gregg Warner at email@example.com or 330-967-0880.
Sebring Legion presenting special dinner on Mother's Day
SEBRING - A special dinner will be offered in honor of Mother's Day from 5:30 to 8 p.m. Saturday at Sebring American Legion on California Avenue.
The offer includes two strip steak meals for $25. The public is invited.
Other steaks will be offered at regular prices. Following dinner, entertainment will be provided by Uptown Saturday Night.
'Go Wild at the Park' program presented by library, parks
SALEM - Salem Public Library and Salem Parks Department are partnering to bring to the Salem community a new offering of "Go Wild at the Park" programs.
From 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. May 24, attendees will gather at pavilion # 9 at Waterworth Memorial Park to plant "Pizza Pots" with help and direction from Dianna Mullins, master gardener and flower show judge.
Attendees will plant their pots with a combination of green pepper, tomato, basil and oregano plants. This program is open to the public and free of cost.
All materials will be provided. Pizza pots will go home with attendees.
Registration is required through the library's website at salem.lib.oh.us so that ample materials will be available.
Gardening gloves and old clothes are recommended.
For more information and assistance with registration call the library at 330-332-0042.
Public invited to rummage sale at First United Methodist Church
SALEM - The public is invited to a rummage sale at the First United Methodist Church, 244 S. Broadway Ave. The sale will be open from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday and 9 a.m. to noon Saturday.
Rock-a-thon, Family Carnival Day planned at Masonic Temple
SALEM - The public is invited to two fundraisers, a Rock-a-thon and Family Carnival Day, to be held at the Salem Masonic Temple, 788 E. State St.
The Rock-a-thon begins at 9 a.m. Saturday at the temple and will be held, rain or shine.
Also planned is a Family Carnival Day from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. May 17.
Admission is $5 per person (maximum $20) and includes food, games, clowns, a calliope, face painting and fire truck rides. Children 5 and under are admitted free of charge.
Proceeds collected during both events will be given to District 13 Charities Order of Eastern Star.
Heroes and Halos Program hosting Operation Prom Dress
NEW WATERFORD - The Heroes and Halos Student Ambassador Program is hosting Operation Prom Dress from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at the East Fairfield United Methodist Church, 45675 state Route 558.
Prom and homecoming dresses, along with suits, dress shirts, ties and dress pants will be donated to people who wish to attend the Kings and Queens Ball but don't have the finances to purchase the outfits themselves. The Kings and Queens Ball will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. Sept. 27 in the government building at the Columbiana County Fair.
People who come from disadvantaged backgrounds and have special needs and/or disabilities and have a developmental age of 5-18 years old are invited to the ball.
Mahoning County Board of Health offering vaccination
BELOIT - The Mahoning County District Board of Health is offering a rabies vaccination clinic for dogs, cats, and ferrets from 2 to 4 p.m. May 17 at Beloit Village Fire Department, 17893 Fifth St.
Rabies vaccination for all dogs, cats, and ferrets over 3 months of age is required in Mahoning County.
Cost is $6 per shot. Pet owners must have their pets on a leash, in a cage, or inside a pillowcase. No appointment is necessary for the clinic.
This clinic is sponsored by the Mahoning County District Board of Health in partnership with Lisa Kurtz, D.M.V. and the East Park Veterinary Clinic of Columbiana.
Spring concerts scheduled at United Local High School
HANOVERTON - Spring concerts will be held at United Local High School.
The High School Choir Concert begins at 7 p.m. today.
Performing groups will be Mixed Chorus, Concert Choir and Flight Show Choir. The eight Concert Choir seniors will be honored.
The Junior High Choir Concert begins at 7 p.m. Monday featuring the Seventh Grade Choir, Eighth Grade Choir and Eighth Grade Show Choir Touch of Gold.
Admission is free to both concerts.
United Local Community Ed sponsoring yard sale June 7
HANOVERTON - The United Local Community Education Department is sponsoring a community yard sale from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. June 7 in the junior high gym.
A limited number of tables are still available by contacting Loretta McLaughlin at 330-223-1521.
Peddler's Day will be held July 12-13 in Hanoverton
HANOVERTON - Peddler's Day will be held July 12 and 13 in Hanoverton featuring numerous vendors and a petting zoo. Hot dogs, drinks and chips will be offered free on Saturday. The traditional parade, hosted by Joe McKarns, begins at 2 p.m. Saturday.
Events on both days include a Civil War re-enactment, Chinese auction and a 50/50 drawing. The winner need not be present.
Sunday morning kicks off with a church service at the gazebo with music by The Dulcimers and singing by David Holland. A ghost walk begins at 8 p.m. July 11. For more information call 330-389-1421.
SHS Class of 2016 collecting shoes during KSU's FlashDash
SALEM - The Salem High School Class of 2016 will collect all the shoes from Kent State University's FlashDash 5K obstacle race on May 17 at the KSU campus at 2491 state Route 45 South.
Registration begins at 10 a.m. The FlashWalk starts at 11 a.m.; FlashDash waves at noon, 12:30 p.m. and 1 p.m.; and Future FlashDash (ages 6-12) wave at 2 p.m.
There will be male and female prize categories for all ages. Register online at col.kent.edu/news/flashdash.
Anyone interested in donating at this time may drop off their shoes at the FlashDash. The class of 2016 has set a goal to collect 15,000 pairs of shoes. They only need 14,000 more.
Salem Memorial and Patriotic Association will meet Monday
SALEM - The Salem Memorial and Patriotic Association will meet at 7 p.m. Monday at AMVETS Post 45, 750 S. Broadway Ave. Final arrangements will be made for this year's Memorial Day activities.
Schedule announced for Salem Memorial Day events
SALEM - The Salem Memorial and Patriotic Association has announced plans for Salem's 150th Memorial Day activities to be held on May 26.
The day commences with a free breakfast at 8 a.m. at the Memorial Building at 785 E. State St. for all veterans and invited guests participating in the parade. The breakfast will be hosted by the Salem Patriotic Association.
A city-wide memorial service will be conducted at 9 a.m. on the Village Green, located at the southeast corner of Lincoln and State Street.
The line-up for the Memorial Day Parade is at 9:30 a.m. on South Broadway Avenue. The parade commences at 10 a.m. and will proceed from Broadway to State Street, Lincoln Avenue, to Hope Cemetery.
A formal ceremony will be conducted at the cemetery with full military honors at approximately 11 a.m. In the event of inclement weather, the memorial service will be conducted at the Kent State University City Center at 230 N. Lincoln Ave.
All units that participated in the parade last year are registered for this year's parade. Any new units must call 330-332-9810 or e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org no later than May 13 in order to be scheduled in the Memorial Day parade.
Chicken and biscuit dinner set at Ellsworth Presbyterian
ELLSWORTH -A chicken and biscuit dinner will be served from 4 to 6 p.m. May 18 at the Ellsworth Presbyterian Church.
Cost is $8 for adults and $3.50 for children ages 4 to 11.
Dinner includes chicken and gravy over biscuits, mashed potatoes, vegetable, applesauce, dessert and beverage.
Carryouts are available by calling Sherry Weamer at 330-638-3771.