County Briefing

‘Make a Difference Day’

The Lisbon First United Methodist Church’s Make a Difference Food Pantry will hold a “Make a Difference Day” from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday in recognition of Make a Difference Day, held the fourth Saturday of October each year. This year’s Make a Difference Food Pantry will be distributing a box of food and produce and a box of personal hygiene products.

St. Anthony Club

St. Anthony Club, 561 Beaver Ave., Midland, will offer take out dinners from noon to 5 p.m. Oct. 31. Meals are $15 and include a BBQ baked half chicken, potato salad, vegetable and dessert; or bite size rigatoni with sausage topped with asiago cheese, vegetable and dessert. A quart of chicken noodle soup with crackers and dessert will also be available for $10. Pick up is at the side door. To order a meal call 724-643-1820.

Managing diabetes class

The Ohio State University Extension is offering a free class on managing diabetes during the holiday season at 11 a.m. Nov. 8 or 11 a.m. Dec. 1 online. Each class is the same. Join Family and Consumer Science educators Marie Economos, Margaret Jenkins and Beth Stefura to learn the basic of diabetes management as well as tips on making better choices and staying motivated. Register at go.osu.edu/2021takecharge.

Wellness challenge

The Ohio State University Extension is offering the Play Your Way Email Wellness Challenge this holiday season from Nov. 15 through Dec. 26. Participants will receive email messages two times each week with tips, ideas, recipes and information on healthy living through the holidays. There is no cost to participate. To sign up visit go.osu.edu/LHLWMahoning. For information contact Beth Stefura at stefura.2@osu.edu.

Pumpkin Pandemonium

Back Home Market Cafe at The Supplemental Station, 1139 E. Pidgeon Road, will host its Pumpkin Pandemonium Sunday. The event is free to the public and includes Trick or Treat from 6 to 8 p.m. with homemade ice cream sandwiches for children 12 years and under. Glow Fest begins at dusk, with the field aglow with carver’s creations.


Chester Church of the Nazarene, 217 3rd. St., will hold a singspiration/fundraiser at 6 p.m. Sunday. Area churches will gather together for an evening of praise and worship. A love offering will be taken for Cliff and Lori Hutchinson during the service.

Trunk of Treats

Trunk of Treats will be available for Wayne Township trick or treaters from 6 to 8 p.m. Oct. 31 at the township hall. Candy donations can be dropped off at 5 p.m. Any residents who would like to participate by opening their trunks, should set up at 5 p.m.

First responders luncheon

Heights Church, 528 Grandview St., in East Liverpool welcomes first responders to the church service at 10 a.m. Sunday with a luncheon in their honor immediately following. For information call 330-386-4740.

Boscov’s Friends Helping Friends

Boscov’s sets goal of raising $1 million for charity with its 25th Anniversary Friends Helping Friends 25% OFF* Event October 20

Boscov’s is excited to announce a $1 million goal for charity as it launches its 25th Friends Helping Friends event on October 20. “Throughout the markets we serve, over 3,000 non-profit organizations have been working to distribute shopping passes giving their supporters a 25% discount on almost everything we sell,” said Jim Boscov, Chairman and CEO. “Now, more than ever, we need the services that these charities provide in all of our communities,” he added. All Boscov’s stores will offer extended store hours for the event from 8:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m.. “This event has developed into a wonderful opportunity for both our customers and non-profit partners and we believe the $1 million goal is realistic,” said Jim Boscov.

Event is in-store only. Customers donate $5 to a participating non-profit and receive a 25% OFF* Shopping Pass. Customers can donate $5 and receive their Shopping Pass in-store on the day of the event.

* For details visit boscovs.com/FriendsHelpingFriends


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