Spaghetti dinner will support baseball
player's trip to Dominican Republic
SALEM - A benefit spaghetti dinner will be held from noon-5 p.m. June 1 at the Salem Italian American Club for youth baseball player Ethan Shaw.
Shaw, a fifth grader at Salem Southeast Elementary School, was chosen following a tryout to participate in the USA-LABC (Latin American Baseball Classic) as a member of a team of 11 and 12 year olds.
The tournament will be held Aug. 6 in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. The LABC is the largest international baseball event in Latin America. Some of the teams that will be represented are the United States, Dominican Republic, Canada, Puerto Rico, Venezuela, Mexico, British Virgin Islands, St. Croix, St. Thomas and Aruba.
Money raised during the June 1 dinner will be used to offset expenses. There will be Chinese auction and 50/50 raffle.,
The Salem Italian American Club is located on Penn Avenue. Advance tickets can be obtained by calling 330-831-2572 or 330-831-3190. Tickets will be available at the door.
Leetonia officials requesting residents
to respond then forward questionnaires
LEETONIA- Village officials are requesting residents respond to a questionnaire being mailed to them within the next few days.
All information gathered in the survey goes directly to Ohio's Rural County Assistance Program and will be confidential. Completed forms can be returned by mail in the addressed, postage paid envelope included in the mailing or they can be dropped off at Village Hall, 300 Main Street.
Village representatives will visit homes where no responses have been received within two weeks. The survey is vital to the village.
Public invited to Family Carnival Day
Saturday at Salem?Masonic Temple
SALEM - The public is invited to Family Carnival Day from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday at the Masonic Temple, 788 E. State St.
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 this fundraiser will be given to District 13 Charities Order of Eastern Star.
Lisbon Area Amateur Radio Association
sponsoring radio testing Saturday
LISBON - The Lisbon Area Amateur Radio Association is sponsoring amateur radio testing on Saturday at the Columbiana County Emergency Management Agency at 215 S. Market St.
Registration begins at 1 p.m. followed by testing at 1:30 p.m. Walk-ins will be accepted.
Tea party for Sebring Historical Society
will feature movie, tea, appetizers
SEBRING - The tea party for the Sebring Historical Society will be held Sunday.
The movie, "Tea for Two" with Doris Day and Gordon Mac Rae will be shown at 1 and 5:30 p.m. Tea and appetizers will be served.
Cost is $12 for members and $15 for non-members. Reservations are required and may be made by calling 330-938-9301.
St. Paul TEAM I, Friends Roastery
co-sponsoring 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. The menu offers stuffed chicken breast, smashed red-skinned potatoes, mixed vegetables, salad, fresh fruit and vegetables, brownies and ice cream.
Next week's meal is sponsored by St. Paul Team I and co-sponsored by Friends Roastery.
Additional sponsors are needed. For more information call Patty Colian at 330-831-2169.
Damascus, Beloit, Goshen Center
Ruritan clubs sponsoring blood drive
DAMASCUS - The Damascus, Beloit and Goshen Center Ruritan clubs are co-sponsoring an American Red Cross blood drive on May 20 at the Damascus United Methodist Church. The public is urged to donate blood from 1 to 7 p.m.
Annual 'Click it or Ticket' kickoff event
planned May 20 at gazebo in Lisbon
LISBON - Family Recovery Center, Ohio State Highway Patrol and local police departments will host the fourth annual Columbiana County "Click it or Ticket" kickoff event at 11:30 a.m. May 20 at the gazebo in the center of Lisbon.
Speakers will include Lt. Joe Dragovich from the State Highway Patrol, Ohio Senator Joe Schiavoni, Commissioner Tim Weigle and National Highway Traffic Safety Representative Alex Cabral.
Pancake breakfast will be served at
Damascus Community Center Park
DAMASCUS - A pancake breakfast with sausage and local homemade maple syrup will be served from 7 to 11 a.m. May 24 at Damascus Community Center Park. Cost is $6 per person.
All proceeds are directed to park maintenance.
Work by Robin Sloan will be discussed
by Salem Library's adult book group
SALEM - "Mr. Penumbra's 24-Hour Bookstore" by Robin Sloan will be discussed at the Salem Public Library's adult book discussion group meeting from 7 to 8 p.m. May 27 in room 11 at the Memorial Building, 785 E. State St.
Registration is not required. Books are available in the adult circulation department at the library.
All Caring Hospice hosting sale May 24
at Beaver Creek Sportsman's Club
WASHINGTONVILLE - All Caring Hospice is hosting a trash and treasure sale from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. May 24 at the Beaver Creek Sportsman's Club, 14480 Washingtonville Road.
Vendors at this event will include professional and home craftsmen as well as independent sales consultants for Scentsy, 31 Bags, Tupperware, Premier Jewelry, Jamberry and Avon.
Garage sale items will also be available. A bake sale will be held in conjunction with this event at the same location and a full concession stand featuring hot dogs, venison sloppy joes and fresh-cut french fries will be available.
Admission is free. All proceeds benefit the Columbiana County Relay for Life on July 11 at Crestview High School.
July 3-5 trip to Washington D.C. planned
through First Christian Church of Salem
SALEM - Attila Samu, choral and handbell director for the First Christian Church of Salem, is working with Premier Travel Company to organize and offer a bus trip to Washington D.C. on July 3-5.
Participants will board the bus from the church parking lot and depart from Salem at 11 p.m. July 3, travel all night on the motor coach with rest stops made en route and arrive in Washington early on July 4 to the first stop at Arlington Cemetery.
There will be a guided bus tour of the National Cemetery, Tomb of the Unknown, where you can watch the changing of the guard, President Kennedy's gravesite and the Custis-Lee Mansion.
After the morning tour, passengers will visit Washington at their leisure and not part of a guided tour to see all of the monuments and memorials, Ford's Theatre, the Smithsonian, National Archives, and free concerts on the mall area. The bus will then take the group at another designated area after the fireworks. Maps will be provided on the bus.
If you do not want to walk, you can purchase a Gray Line Sightseeing tour on your own.
Departure from Washington is at the conclusion of the fireworks celebration with return to Salem at approximately 7 a.m. July 5.
Cost is $90 per person. Payment is due at the time of reservation. Make checks payable to First Christian Church. For more information call 330-332-4105.
Columbiana County Firefighters Assoc.
will meet at Perry Twp. North Station
SALEM The Columbiana County Firefighters Association plans to meet at 7:30 p.m. May 21 at the Perry Township North Station.
Swiss steak supper will be served Saturday
at Concord Presbyterian Church
SALEM - An all-you-can-eat Swiss steak supper will be served from 4 to 7 p.m. Saturday at the Concord Presbyterian Church on Route 45.
Cost is $10 for adults, $6 for ages 12 and under, and free for 4 and under. Proceeds will benefit the improvement fund.
West Branch Car, Truck and Motorcycle Show is Saturday in school parking lot
BELOIT- The West Branch Car, Truck and Motorcycle Show will be held from 3 to 6 p.m. Saturday in the parking lot between the middle and high school buildings.
Registration is $5 and all proceeds benefit school libraries. Judging will be provided by local 4-H students with sponsor choice trophies (Top 3 cars, Truck, Motorcycle, Oldest Stock) awarded at 5:30 p.m.
There will also be dash plaques and goody bags to the first 75 registrants, concessions, 50/50 and door prizes. For information call Karen Sanor at 330-938-1132.