Church will host CF benefit
A fundraiser to benefit the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation will run from 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday at the Columbiana Nazarene Church, 330 N. Elm St. The event is being held by Team Izzie, honoring the granddaughter of organizer Cindy Lintz of Columbiana. Music will be provided by Treasured Hymns Ministries, Lynn Royce Taylor, Donnie Abraham, Kelly Dunlap and the Renewal Trio. There will also be face painting, food, massages and a Chinese auction. Admission is free and all activity proceeds will benefit the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. For more information, contact Lintz at 330-314-8433 or firstname.lastname@example.org or Teri Zuppo at 330-219-8299 or email@example.com
CAA marks Health Center Week
The Community Action Agency of Columbiana County (CAA) is hosting three free events as part of National Health Center Week, Aug. 10-16. Events begin Aug. 11 with a Dental Health Day followed by Heart Health Day on Aug. 13 and Family Health Day on Aug. 15. Food and drinks will be provided at the Aug. 11 and 13 events. The Family Health Day will include a summer picnic, as well as free blood pressure screenings, drinks, and more. All events will run from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. at any of the four CAA Health, Behavioral Health and Dental Centers. The health centers are located at 7880 Lincole Place, Lisbon; 16687 St. Clair Ave., East Liverpool; and 103 W. Main St., Salineville. The CAA Dental Center is at 38722 Saltwell Road, Lisbon.
Flower show set in Damascus
The Damascus Garden Club will host a small standard flower show from 4-6 p.m. Aug. 15 at the Pearce House Museum, 28959 state Route 62. In keeping with the "Seasons of the Heart" themed event, members will have different designs displayed throughout the house. In addition, there will be a wide variety of horticulture displays including and special educational exhibits.
Charitable grants available
Tri-State 1st Banc Charitable Foundation is currently accepting grant applications from 501(c) (3) charities. For more information about the foundation, or to apply for a grant, contact Jeffrey W. Bail at 1st National Community Bank, 330-385-9200 or 330-382-7048. Applications should be submitted no later than Sept. 30.
Artist reception set in Minerva
The Minerva High School Class of 1964 Reunion Committee and the Art Spot will present a free artist reception for Wanda Montgomery from 5-9 p.m. Aug. 8 at the Art Spot, 217 N. Market, Minerva. Montgomery has exhibited her watercolors throughout the area's major galleries and museums. Her paintings are also collected in private and public collections both nationally and internationally. The show will continue through Sept. 6. For more information contact Marty Chapman at 330-862-2745, 330-592-6306 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
United plans two shopping trips
The United Local Community Foundation is sponsoring two bus trips in August. The first trip to the Hartville Marketplace and Flea Market is scheduled for Aug. 23. A trip to The Mall at Robinson and Robinson Town Centre will depart on Aug. 30. Both trips leave United High School at 7:45 a.m. and return around 4:30 p.m. Cost is $10 per trip and payment is due at the time of registration. Checks should be made payable to United Local Schools and mailed to Community Education, United Local Schools, 8143 state Route 9, Hanoverton, Ohio 44423. For more information, call Loretta McLaughlin at 330-223-1521.
Blood pressure screens offered
Free blood pressure screenings will be given from 9 a.m.-noon Aug. 12 at Columbiana Family Health Center, 225 state Route 14, with Dr. Alex Heintzelman. For more information or to make an appointment, call 330-482-2903
These tales will not be very grim
Excalibur Productions will stage "Grimm's Tales" at 7 p.m. Aug. 8-9 and at 2:30 p.m. Aug. 10 in the Chester City Building room 100. The play, geared for people of all ages, will tap into the fables of the Grimm Brothers and Aesop featuring characters such as Henny Penny, the Golden Goose, Venus and the Cat, the Fisherman and His Wife, The Robber Baron and the Bremen Town Musicians. Tickets are $7 for adults, $5 for seniors and $3 for kids.