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County Briefing

Palestine plans scavenger hunt

The East Palestine Community Foundation announced its first ever EP Community Foundation Scavenger Hunt. The fundraising event will be held in the afternoon on Sunday, Oct. 25 starting at the park. Teams will consist of four members with a registration fee of $60 per team. The scavenger hunt will consist of three parts — team challenges, questions and scavenger hunt items to be found. Each part will have different point values used to determine the winning team. The team starting and ending times will be staggered to prevent any unnecessary group contacts. Barb Kliner, group coordinator said, “We hope to be able to use Facebook Live or some other type of technology to broadcast the announcement of the winning team around 5 that evening. After a team checks in to be scored they will be asked to immediately leave the area allowing the next team to safely check in.” President Marty Grim stated that, “After the foundation board made the decision to cancel this year’s annual trivia night in November, we wanted to offer the East Palestine community a family oriented fun activity this fall. We felt the teams could maintain social distancing and still have a fun afternoon without leaving the village limits.” Anyone interested in entering a team or getting more information should contact Barb Kliner at 330-426-4860 or by email at Bkliner99@gmail.com. The EP Community Foundations was founded in November, 2013. Its mission is to provide funding for improvements which will benefit the community. Our latest project was partnering with the EP Village and Masonic Lodge to fund the new Disc Golf Course at the park which should be available next summer.

Walk to help Alzheimer’s Assn.

Whispering Pines Village in Columbiana will host a mile walk to benefit the Alzheimer’s Association on Saturday, Sept. 26. Registration begins at 9:45 a.m. with the walk starting at 10:05. Entry fee, which includes a T-shirt, is $40 and can be paid the day of the walk; make checks payable to the Alzheimer’s Association. People are asked to RSVP to Samantha Nutter at 482-9400.

Chick-fil-A truck to stop at SRMC

The Salem Regional Medical Center Foundation and Southern Park Mall Chick-fil-A restaurant are partnering again to raise funds in support of breast cancer awareness month. On Monday, Sept. 28, and Friday, Oct. 16, the Southern Park Mall Chick-fil-A will make a stop at Salem Regional Medical Center, where lunch items including sandwiches, waffle chips and cookies will be sold from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Chick-fil-A food tents will be set-up in SRMC’s front parking lot area directly across from the hospital off East State.

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