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The East Palestine Alumni and Friends Scholarship Association will be sponsoring a golf outing on August 20 at the East Palestine Country Club. The four-man teams will have a shotgun start at 8 a.m. The cost is $100 per team plus green fees. In addition to hot dogs at the turn, a BBQ lunch will be offered upon arrival. There will be several raffles available, a beer pyramid, a 50/50 draw and potentially a chance for a “Hole in one.” All funds raised are intended for scholarships for senior PE graduates who plan to attend college or trade school. Registration forms and fees can be submitted to any administrator by August 4th. Contact Roger with any questions at 330-831-4620.
Ohio Genealogical Society
The Columbiana County Chapter of the Ohio Genealogical Society will be at the Columbiana County Fair Tuesday through Sunday, August 2 through August 6, from noon to 5 p.m. in the Items of Yesterday building. The group will give away all the books it has published over the years for free. These include what remains of the cemetery inscription books, biblical records from this area, abstract probate records and more.
Summer Concert Series
This week’s Summer Concert Series performance will be held at a different location. See you Sunday at the Salem High School Auditorium starting at 6 p.m. for a very special concert sponsored by Bob and Linda Sebo. Las Vegas headliner Frankie Scinta, showman, musician, comedian and impressionist, will give a spectacular performance to Salem audiences in the comfort of air conditioning, plush seating, restrooms and adequate parking. Doors will open at 5 p.m.
The following Sunday night concert, July 31, with Jukebox Saturday Night will also take place at the Salem High School Auditorium. Both of these concerts welcome nationally known bands who travel to Salem from all parts of the United States.
For the Friday night bonus performance between these two Sundays on July 29, the Salem Quaker City Band will remain at Waterworth Memorial Park, as will the rest of the concerts scheduled for August.
All summer concerts are free thanks to many generous donors listed on the back of the evening program. The High School Concerts will have two tables set up in the main hallway of the auditorium to sell raffle tickets for two beautiful gift baskets and a 50/50 raffle.
Deb Cappa’s booth and some tables will be available outside the auditorium entrance doors for those wishing to purchase sandwiches, snacks and soft drinks. Do not bring food or drink into the school auditorium.
The entrance to the Salem High School parking lot and auditorium can be accessed on FE Cope Drive, off 816 N Lincoln Ave. FE Cope Drive is opposite the south side of Hope Cemetery. For more information, call the Salem Parks and Recreation Department at 330-271-8913.
Rodman Public Library
The annual Friends of the Rodman Public Library Used Book Sale, held in conjunction with the Grand Alliance Carnation Festival, will run Saturday, August 6 through Wednesday, August 10 at the Alliance Neighborhood Center, 405 S. Linden Ave. The site is located on the corner of High Street and Linden Avenue, a short walk up Arch Avenue from the Rodman Public Library where parking will be available. Those attending the sale should approach the Arch Avenue side of the building and enter through the ramp at Door #4. Directional signs will be placed throughout the area to help guide buyers. Book prices rose slightly from a year ago, the first increase since the 1980s, putting the Friends of Rodman library sale in line with others. Hardcovers are now $1 each and paperbacks 50 cents each. Meanwhile, other prices remain unchanged, including children’s books, which are 25 cents each or 5 for $1; magazines, which are 10 cents each, or 12 for $1; books on CD are $3 a box; CDs and DVDs cost $1 per disc; and vinyl records cost 25 cents per record. As usual, the sale will start on Saturday during the festival, which will take place on August 6 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and will be restricted to members of the Friends of Rodman Public Library. Memberships will be available at the door and will cost $5 for people 15 and older. Patron membership is also available for $25 and up. The sale will continue from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. on Sunday, August 7 and from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. the following three days, from August 8 to 10. This last day, Wednesday August 10, buyers will be able to fill a bag and make the donation they want. Cash, checks and credit cards will be accepted, but there will be a 3% processing fee on all cards.