CANTON SOUTH NEWS
/ Happy anniversary to Jim and Darlene Bennett.
/ Happy birthday to Shelva Kuhl, Travis Secrest, David Stryker, Cindy Zucal-Natale, Valerie Terrell, Erika Kerr, Shawn Kennedy, Mike Leslie and Ron Baughman.
/ Get well wishes to Marge Starcher and Helen Denkhaus.
/ Sympathy is extended to Betty Casto on the death of her husband, Jim and to Diane and Ray Swink on the death of her father and to Jim and Linda Casto and the death of his father.
/ Twenty years ago this week: Congratulations were extended to Kent and Robyn Thompson on the birth of their new daughter, Caroline, who was born on Aug. 5. She weighed 8 pounds and 6 ounces and joins her big sister, Lucy.
/ The McKinley Rubber Stamp club met Thursday, Sept. 1 at the Arlington Church of God. Judi Nill was in charge of the class. The next meeting of the group will be on Oct. 6. Halloween cards will be made.
/ The Jolly Eight's Card Club will meet on Wednesday, Oct. 14 at the Crossroads Restaurant. Lil Heilman will serve as the hostess.
/ Quote of the week: "As you slide down the banister of life, don't get a splinter in your career." -- Unknown
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/ Happy birthday wishes go out to Cecillia Motts, Becky Poole, Dawn Butler, Sara Gooch, Danika Riehl, Carolyn King, Ever Gomez, Denny Bomez, Wanda Sanor, Launda Slack, Ken Hill, Diane Krivos, Jonathan Monteith, Dean Krivos, Randy Selby Jr., Thelma Kaser, Dean Peterson, Brice Fuller, Diane Eckroate, Tona Stimer, Noah Smith, Darla Ivins and Mike Mohr.
/ Happy anniversary to Jeremy and Christa Stephens, Ever and Sarah Gomez, Sandra and Robert Vincent, Carmie and Kyle Johnson, and Chris and James Wilcox.
/ Clothing give-away dates are set for Sept. 13, 20 and 27 from 10-11 a.m. at the East Canton Church of God, located at the corner of Route 30 and Route 44. Enter from the north side, and park in the lot off of Nobel. Donations will be accepted. For more information, call 330-488-0366.
/ East Canton cheerleaders are asking for your support. A quarter auction benefitting them will be held on Sunday, Sept. 25 at East Canton High School's Smith Gym at 310 Browning St. Doors open at 1 p.m. for viewing of auction items and vendor tables. The auction starts at 2 p.m. Five-dollar admission includes one paddle, and additional paddles are $2. A 50//50 drawing and basket raffle will also be held. For more information, call 330-327-8481. Money raised will be used to purchase uniforms and for camp.
/ Mt. Tabor United Methodist Church in East Canton hosted a luncheon on Aug. 22 for Superintendent Todd Boggs and 100 staff members from Osnaburg Local Schools. Pastor Tim Monteith prayed for the 2016-2017 school year to be blessed and enriching for all children and staff dedicated to the school district. Mt. Tabor would like to send much thanks to Paul Band for donating two delicious homemade cakes for the teachers' luncheon. It also sent a shout out to Subway in East Canton for supplying the sub sandwiches for this important luncheon.
/ A craft show will be held at St. Paul's United Church of Christ at 306 W. Church in East Canton on Saturday, Sept. 24 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. For more information, call 330-488-0189.
/ Why do football players go to the bank? To get their quarterback.
/ Happy birthday to Noah Coy, Nick Cayton, Elizabeth Leyda, JD Arnold, Warren Snyder, Tiffany Neice, Victoria Riggs, Judge Jim James, Cathi Arnold, Kyle Foltz, Eric Maple, Danielle Hunter, Emilee Humphrey, Chris, Justin and Matt Williams, Sondra Duerr, Jessica (Brothers) Parker, Scott Neeley, Benjamin Reece, Mayrene Offenberger, and Maggie Wohlford. Special 90th birthday wishes to my great uncle Dick Herstine.
/ Happy anniversary to Bob and Theresa Pellegrino and Chuck and Pat Munn.
/ Wishes of good health and God's healing go out to David Dotson, Doug Prosperi, Sherry Lee, Shawn Eichelberger, Kay Weisen, John Lewis, Scarlett Hunter, Rose Marie Shine, Marlene Carpino, Wendy Neice, Adriana Reed and John Giannelli, Sr.
/ The Helping Hands Network is participating in the ACME Cash Back charitable program. Grocery receipts dated Aug. 11, 2016 through December 31, 2016 are acceptable. Please save your receipts and turn them into Helping Hands by Jan. 15, 2017. Receipts can be dropped off at Helping Hands on Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. or sent to the network at PO Box 595, Waynesburg, OH 44688. For more information, call 330-866-2005.
/ Trinity Lutheran Church in Magnolia will hold a Door-to-Door Food Collection in the village of Magnolia on Monday, Sept. 12 from 6-8 p.m. Church members, assisted by the Magnolia Methodist Church Youth Group, will be gathering donations of canned or boxed food to be given to the Helping Hands Network Food Pantry of Waynesburg. Residents can place bagged food outside their front door that evening by 6 p.m. This is part of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America's annual "God's Work, Our Hands" Day of Service. Lutheran congregations all over the United States are encouraged to love and serve God and God's people by sponsoring a service event.
/ The Ohio History Connection will hold a special event on Sept. 18 in the Valley. The following locations will be open for visitation on that day from 1-4 p.m.: the Waynesburg Historical Society at 261 Main Street, Waynesburg; the Log Cabin at the corner of state Route 800 and Westbrook; St. Mary of the Immaculate Church at 8013 Bachelor Road, Waynesburg; the Magnolia Flouring Mill at 261 N. Main St. in Magnolia, the Isaac Miller Inn at 107 S. Main St., the A.R. Elson Victorian Italianate home at 225 N. Main St., and Trinity Lutheran Church at 205 Harrison St.
/ The Sandy Valley class of 1996 will hold its 20 class reunion on Sept. 24 at 6 p.m. at the Canton Brewing Company. Contact Lisa Broucker for more information.
/ Mark your calendar for an Open House and Health Fair to be held at QUAD on Oct. 2 from noon-4 p.m. A flu clinic will be held from noon-2 p.m. (Bring an insurance card.) Throughout the day staff will be doing blood pressure checks and blood glucose checks. The Aultman Cardiology and W.O.W. will be on hand. A vehicle extraction demonstration will take place at 2 p.m. Station tours will be given and snacks will be provided by the local 4H.
/ Any Sandy Valley band alumni who would like to participate in this year's Homecoming Game on Oct. 14 are encouraged to check out their Facebook page or contact Melissa Phillips. Practices are Sept. 27, Oct. 5, and Oct. 13 from 7-8 p.m. in the Sandy Valley band room. If anyone needs a sweatshirt, contact Melissa. She will need the size and graduation year.
/ The Pike Township Historical Society will have a yard sale at its log cabin on Thursday, Sept. 22 and Friday, Sept. 23 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Two leather recliners and one electric organ will be available plus many other items.
/ QUAD Ambulance recently held a training day at the station where 3 vehicles were used. First responders were able to use a variety of different techniques to accomplish the goals that were given.
Windows and doors were removed. Dashes were rolled, roofs taken off. They were able to train with a variety of tools including cutters, spreaders, Sawzall, air chisel, ram, cribbing and much more. QUAD has amazing leaders who aren't afraid to step in, teach, demonstrate, and explain new techniques. We are fortunate to have employees who work other jobs and can bring their experiences and knowledge to help keep us all safe.
/ Hope you had a safe and enjoyable Labor Day. Have a great week, Magnolia!
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/ Mark your calendar for the Waynesburg Bicentennial to be held Saturday, Oct. 1 at the old Waynesburg School playground as Waynesburg celebrates 200 years. Organizers are asking for volunteers or information on anyone older than 95, the oldest car in town, the oldest home and the oldest business. Contact Tina Welch at 330-866-3516 or 330-495-7237 or Francess Dierick at 330-866-2380 or 330-705-0118. More information is coming on the event.
/ The Waynesburg McDonald's will hold open interviews every Tuesday from 2-4 p.m. Stop in and ask for Jamie Day or Nicole Butler. All are welcome.
/ Happy birthday to Ashley Metz Hanood, Mindi Ball, Ronnie Bowling, Jeff Fritchely and Robin O'Neil.
/ Happy anniversary to Paul and Barb Shine, Richard and Pat Schoeppner, Mike and Dawn Roberts and Dan and Donna Miller.
/ On Aug. 30, the afternoon McDonalds lunch bunch enjoyed a birthday celebration held at the McDonalds in Waynesburg. The birthday celebration was in honor of Cecilia Kramer and Judy Heppner. A wonderful time was had by all.
/ Joe and Martha Spadafora of Fort Wayne, Indiana visited with his mother Jean Sapdafora and family over the Labor Day weekend.
/ The Little Country Church Christian music festival will be Sept. 17 from 3-7 p.m. at the Fellowship Hall.
/ Have a safe and wonderful week Waynesburg. Please send me your news! Go Cardinals!