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COMMUNITY CORNER

Submitted photo JoAnn Hawthorne’s home at 313 W. High was selected for the July Yard of the Month award by the Lisbon Chamber of Commerce. She also got a $25 gift card from Pondi’s.

Drive-thru craft show planned in Minerva

The Minerva Area Chamber of Commerce is seeking artists and crafters to participate in a drive-through arts and crafts show from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 1, in Minerva’s Municipal Park. Artists, crafters, food vendors, and possibly live music will be set up along the edge of the park adjacent to Preston Street, and possibly in the high school parking lot, with enough space between vendors for a car could to pull off to consider items for sale or complete a purchase. Cars will be directed to drive through in a loop, and customers will be encouraged to stay in their cars. A website for the event has been established, and information on all vendors participating, along with photos of items for sale, will be posted prior to the event. Spaces will be $10 for artists and crafters; email denise.freeland@minervachamber.org, or call 330-868-7979 as soon as possible.

Yellow Creek church will be cooking steak

The Yellow Creek Presbyterian Church will be hosting a carryout steak dinner with trimmings including a drink from 4-6:30 pm. Wednesday. Cost is $9. For information call 330-532-2000.

East Liverpool FISH adds evening hours

Submitted photo The youngest member of the family met the oldest member — bringing together five generations. Seated is Dixie Morris of Calcutta holding her great-great-grandson, Chad Plumley III. His mom is standing on the left, Danyon Gallagher of East Liverpool, her mom in the center, Janele Spann of Wellsville, and her mom to the right, Jana Keuper of Calcutta.

The FISH food bank at 213 W. Fourth St., East Liverpool, has added evening hours to accommodate those who can’t come at the regular hours of 10 a.m. to noon. FISH will now be open from 5-7 p.m. every Tuesday. People are reminded to bring a photo ID and proof of residence. Food is being distributed from the front porch at the present time.

Submitted photo Salem Parks Director Shane Franks accepted a check for $700 from Kim Chapman, Exalted Ruler of the Salem Elks Lodge 305. The money was made available through the Ohio Elks Association’s Community Service Grant program. Salem Elks received one of four offered to NE District Lodges. The grant will be utilized by the parks to purchase three security cameras at Centennial Park.

Morning Journal/J.D. Creer Salem resident Bob Davison, 85, sits on a new bench at Waterworth Memorial Park in Salem that he donated in memory of his late wife, Betty. The Davisons were married 62 years. The bench is part of the new pollination garden designed to attract butterflies and features a brick entrance outlay leading to a bright assortment of flowers and growth.

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