County Briefing

Ribs the prize in SRMC raffle

The Salem Regional Medical Center’s (SRMC) Auxiliary is announcing an opportunity to win a backyard barbecue party for up to 10 people provided by Boneshakers of Salem, 546 E. Pershing St. The prize package includes a meal of ribs, pulled pork sandwiches, au gratin potatoes, coleslaw, baked beans and dessert. Residents can purchase raffle tickets for $1 each or six for $5. Tickets will be sold in SRMC’s Look Nook Gift Shop through Sept. 11. Auxiliary members will also sell tickets in the SRMC cafeteria May 20-24 and Aug. 29-30 from 8-10 a.m. and 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.; and at Salem Giant Eagle June 14, July 12 and Aug. 16 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The winner will be drawn on Sept. 12 at the auxiliary’s monthly membership meeting. The winner does not need to be present to win. For information, call 330-337-2883. All proceeds from the raffle will go to enhancing patient care and comfort at SRMC.

Hospice volunteers sought

Community Hospice needs highly motivated and compassionate individuals who want to make a difference by volunteering their time. Volunteer teams offer many opportunities to share gifts and talents. You may be interested in helping patients, delivering supplies, working with military veterans, fundraising, sewing/crafts, helping in the office, Pet Therapy program, or a variety of other ways. Contact Heather Kane, volunteer coordinator at 234-575-0126 or HKane@myhospice.org for more information.

Silver year for Dulci-Mores

Dulci-More Festival 25 will be held at BSA Camp McKinley, 37748 Furnace Road on Memorial Day weekend, May 24-26 featuring evening concerts from 7 to 9:15 p.m. all three days and folk music workshops and mini-concerts from 9 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday. Presenters include national, regional and local folk and dulcimer musicians. Activities include evening concerts; mini-concerts during meal times; over 60 workshops for beginners to advanced for mountain and hammered dulcimers, guitar, ukulele, autoharp, harp, fiddle, whistle, recorder, bowed psaltery, singing, songwriting, various song and music styles, jamming and more with workshops appropriate for children included during all workshop times; open stages; hymn/gospel/spiritual sing; song circles; jamming; vendors; food; primitive camping; and more. Additional information at www.dulcimore.org, bill@dulcimore.org or 234-564-3852.

Going back in time to Erie

Seats are available for the Salem St. Paul’s Church July 17 bus trip to Erie, Pa. Enjoy a full-service luncheon at the Station Dinner Theater, followed by a 1950s/60s bandstand musical comedy: “Dick Clarkson’s Jukebox Hop.” Before the 6 p.m. home departure, spend time on your own at the nearby Millcreek Mall Complex. The cost is $74; contact Janel at 330-647-7946.