Women's club to host program
COLUMBIANA - The Columbiana Women's Club will hold its fifth in the series of Lunch and Learn programs on Monday at the clubhouse. Lunch at noon will be followed by a program on "Sunflowers" presented by Jenny Wehr of Willows by Wehr. Reservations may be made by calling 330-207-1470. Cost is $10 for guests, $7 for members.
Christian Wuthrick family reunion set
DAMASCUS The descendants of Christian Wuthrick are invited to the 109th family reunion at 1 p.m. Sept. 7 at the Damascus Community Center Park. The Ernest Wuthrick family will serve on the table committee. Attendees are asked to bring two white elephant gifts, family trivia and a carry-in picnic lunch. Games are provided by volunteers.
Deerfield dance slated Monday
DEERFIELD - The Deerfield Historical Society's third Monday dance is slated from 7 to 9:30 p.m. Aug. 18 at the Deerfield Town Hall, 1450 state Route 14. Refreshments are available for purchase. Admission is $3.
Bricker-Long reunion slated for Aug. 24
GREENFORD The 97th Bricker and Long family reunion is slated Aug. 24 at Coy Memorial Park on state Route 165. A picnic lunch will be served at l:30 p.m. Attendees are to bring coverdish or two, and table service.
Officers for 2014 are President Brent McLemore, Vice President Dennis Rhodes and Secretary-Treasurer Debbie Slagle. Table committee members are the Bruce Rhodes Jr. family.
Laura Cunningham marks 100th birthday
POCOPSON, Pa.- Laura Cunningham, formerly of East Liverpool, will celebrate her 100th birthday on Sept. 5. Friends and family are invited to a luncheon at 2 p.m. Aug. 31 at Pocopson Home in Pocopson, Pa., where she currently resides. Tri-state area residents are asked to send birthday greetings to her in care of Cinda Gilchrist Reese, 1223 Boulder Lane, West Chester, Pa. 19382.
Canfield quilt group to meet Tuesday
CANFIELD - That Quilt Group I Belong To will meet at 7 p.m. Aug. 19 at Fair Park. Doors open at 10 a.m. for members to work on charity quilts. Dennis Moffitt, co-owner of the "Somewhere Sewing" quilt store in Millersburg, will speak on the proper care, maintenance, and servicing of sewing machines. For membership information call President Ginger Mangie at 330-702-0532.
Greenford Ruritans recognize scholars
GREENFORD - The Greenford Ruritan Club met on July 28 with President Roy Houser presiding. Dinner was served by members of the Locust Grove Church. The Fair Committee Chairman Randy Chismar announced there will be work days at the Fair Ruritan Building on Aug. 16 and 23 to begin preparations for the Canfield Fair. The Social Development Committee reported donations to the Green Township area churches for vacation Bible school programs. The club sponsored a blood drive from 2 to 7 p.m. Aug. 11 at the Greenford Christian Church. The annual scholarship winners, Luke Eusebio, Taylor Hoffman, Mary Kenney and Mary Erb, were recognized for their accomplishments. The club also sponsored Andrea Oliver to attend Buckeye Girls State this summer. Club member Ed Kurtz inducted new member Jim Myers into the club. The next meeting begins at 7 p.m. Aug. 25 at the Fair Ruritan Building.
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 the afternoon meeting and JoAnne Bogdan did a program on "Managing Your Weight." Bogdan was the goalie for the week. The afternoon members will have their annual picnic at the church on Monday with the Happy Hitters providing the picnic. All members are to bring table service and a beverage. Weigh-ins will be from 12:30 to 1 p.m. for this Monday only.
Diane's Diamond Dolls hosted the picnic at the evening group treating the Disney Divas like queens. Diane Hart, the Dolls captain, led a question and answer game for the Divas awarding prizes to the winners. Linda Lude wrote the poem "Mickey Divas Are the Champs" and the losing team read the poem in their honor.
New members are welcome. For more information call 330-332-1078.
Lions clubs host district governor
WEST POINT - The West Point and Lisbon Lions Club had a joint meeting on Aug.13. There were 22 West Point Lions in attendance and 15 Lisbon Lions as well as 10 guest.
District Governor Barbara Sorkin was the speaker. She gave an update on redistricting and said the plan for the district had been sent to Lions International for approval. Also, one of her district projects this year will be, "Stuff a Box." She is asking that all 53 clubs in the district fill a box with school supplies that will be given to three different schools. Also retention in membership is one of her projects for the year. She would like to see each club end the year with one more member than they started. The 50/0 was won by Peach Smith. The next West Point meeting begins at Sept 15 at St. Agatha Church.