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County Briefing

An eggstravaganza at United Local

United Local Elementary students pictured are among many young students who will have their artwork on display at the annual United Community Scholarship Breakfast from 7 a.m. to noon Saturday at the high school cafeteria. Hundreds of elementary students submitted placemat posters for the event. Top placemats, however, will be taken off the tables and hung on the wall for display. The United Community Scholarship Foundation provided $18,000 in scholarships to United graduates last year and hopes to provide at least this amount for 2020 graduates. This Saturday is the all-you-can-eat eggstravaganza breakfast. The event raises funds, all of which benefit United Local scholarships. Made to order omelets, doughnuts and crepes are featured along with other breakfast items. The cost is $8; $6 for ages 4-12. Shown are (front from left) Ethan Newburn, Jacki Simmons, Serenity White, Cayden Pitts, (back) Sydney Tindell, Adeline Needs, Violet Terrill and Elaina Yoho.

People can enrich their lives in East Palestine

East Palestine Schools will be offering adult enrichment classes beginning in March. The classes are open to all, not just East Palestine residents, and registration closes Feb. 28. The classes, starting on March 3, offered are Beginner’s Golf, Beginner’s Sewing, Water Color Painting, Aging Gracefully, Holistic Health and Healthy Cooking. Parking will be available in the back of the middle school for all classes. If school is closed due to inclement weather, the class will be canceled and may not be rescheduled. They will also offer more classes in April. For registration information, call Janice Cartwright, 426-9451.

Leetonia plans K registration

Leetonia will hold a combined kindergarten registration and screening for students entering kindergarten on Wednesday, May 6 in the high school library. Packets may be picked up in the elementary office beginning March 5. Appointments will be made when packet is picked up. Children who are 5 by Sept. 30 are eligible to register for kindergarten. Parents or guardians should bring the following information to registration: child’s birth certificate, immunization records, two proofs of residency, social security card, parent identification and custody papers if applicable. Children are required to attend registration/screening. For more information call 427-2444, ext. 2100.

Birding is a family activity

Parks Garden Center on Route 62 south of Canfield is hosting “Family Birding 101” classes this Saturday. Times are 9 a.m. and 11 a.m. The hour long class will include bird identification, preferred foods and feeders, a make and take craft for the children, and a tour of the bird seed making facility. Call 533-7278. Cost is $5 per family. Coffee, doughnuts, and chocolate milk will be served.

Trinity Friends warming up the soup kettle

The Trinity Friends Church, U.S. 30 west of Lisbon, will be hold its homemade soup sale from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, March 14. The soups are chicken, wedding, chili, vegetable beef and two surprise soups at $5 a quart. To order ahead, call 234-567-0255.

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