CANTON SOUTH NEWS
/ Happy anniversary to Karl and Lisa Hookway, Dennis and Kay Jacob and Carl and Wendy Busnick.
/ Happy birthday to Gerry Bess, Margie Groves, Jennifer Smith, John Pachuta, Jeanne Hussar, Walt Lowman, Carole Feller, Cory Bourquin, Ruby Yohe, Nancy Schoeppner, Hannah Freshour, Amanda Ray, Vernon Paulus and Chuck Shaffer.
/ Get well wishes go out to Marge Starcher and Helen and Dick Denkhaus.
/ Congratulations to Loralynn and Douglas Wharton on the birth of their new daughter on July 16.
/ Twenty years ago this week, the class of /61 met Aug. 9 and 10 at the Sheraton Inn in Cuyahoga Falls. On Friday, classmates played trivia of high school days. On Saturday during the day, some walked along the Cuyahoga River while others visited the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. In the evening, they had a dinner banquet with a D.J. who played oldies of the 50s and 60s. Barbara Pattison Goodwill received a "money tree" for being the classmate who came the farthest. She is from Florida.
/ The Jolly Eight's Card Club met Aug. 10 at Crossroads Restaurant for lunch and cards. Carolyn Littlefield served as the hostess. Prizes were won by Barb Harding, Eileen Lower and Lil Heilman. The next meeting of the group will be Sept. 14 with Lil Heilman serving as the hostess.
/ The Stark County Council held its recent meeting on Aug. 11 at Meyers Lake Ballroom. The program was presented by John Gross, fire chief of Marathon Petroleum Corporation's Canton Refinery. The spotlight company was US Safety Gear at 2813 Cleveland Avenue SE. The next meeting will be held Sept. 8 and will be the 2016 Safety, Health and Human Resource Fair. It will be at Meyers Lake Ballroom from 11 a.m. / 1 p.m. Food, fun and door prizes will be part of the event. The grand prize is a $250 Visa gift card.
/ Quote of the week: "There is no sense in advertising your troubles, there's no market for them." --Unknown
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/ Happy birthday to Nancy Werley, Leroy Westfall, Kaitlyn Genet, Matthew Gooch, Brianna McCauley, Doris Wenger, Ann Merryman, Brianna McCauley, Melissa Jones, Kayla Salyers, Eric Van Nostran, Bert Strader, Lewis Kappler, Velma Schweitzer, Gordon Ryan, Julie Adams, Joshua Bird, Davonne Bird, Ray Butler, Randy Branch Sr., Dillon Young, Jim Walker Jr., Tammy Zornes, Cameran Changet, Miriam Anderson, Brian Lowery, Brian Johnson, Jeanne Varian, Tara Kimbel, Debbie Martin, Kenny Parsons, Christine Seemann, Debbie Reed, Miriam Audino, Kelly Pennell, BJ McCaullough, Chuck Bucher, Jenny Petersen, Jaime Elliott, Nathan Hostestler, Rhonda Fleischman, Erika Shafer, Ben Crumbley, Fred O. Davis, Ron Young, Steve Bachman, Janet Eaton, Carolyn Guisinger, Dillon Young, Jim Walker, Jr. Marge Sharp, Carol Whitis, Larry Hrometz, Ray Jones,,
/ Happy anniversary to Jim and Jane Patterson, Randy and Sarah Selby Jr., Brian and Jody Nestor, Dave and Helen Grega, Dennis and Ila Peffer, Mark and Kathy Bonam, Denny and Brenda Griffith, Joe and Josie Kostka, Dave and Joan Marion.
/ The East Canton area has so much to offer the community. Just look around and see how blessed we are to have so many restaurants, churches and businesses such as discount stores, grocery stores, gas stations, flower shops, appliance stores, a great police and fire department, village council, township trustees, a mayor, road crews, computer store, farmers, a village park, a beautiful school and a new organization called HOPE. (Helping Osnaburg Prosper Economically). I am sure you can think of other things East Canton has to offer.
/ Every lady would like something fir their family to remember, and it also warms your heart to recall those memories. Stop in on Tuesdays, from 11 a.m.-noon at the Foltz Community Center and visit others. Maybe you too would love to share, save and create a family legacy. For more information, call 330-488-1672. Classes are free.
/ East Canton Walking Club members would like to thank Diane Moody of Expresso Pizza for sponsoring the East Canton Walking Club again this year. There were 35 walkers who signed up. Hope to see everyone again in 2017 to walk again at the school track. Until then, keep walking.
/ Cruise-ins dates in Louisville are set for Sept. 7 and 21. For more information, call 330-875-7371.
/ What kind of coat is wet when you put it on? A coat of paint.
/ Happy birthday wishes this week to Marian "Toots" Joseph, Amy Rinehart, Chuck Cain, Karri Dieffenbaugher, Amanda Carano, Julie Haas, Makenzie Hurst, Kathy Patterson, Troy Snyder, Dave Robertson, James Schmidt, Haley Humphrey, Nick Barthel, Jeff Zito, Kathleen Tozzi, Anthony Rogers, Chris Dieringer, Paul Palmer, Landry Little and Barb Duerr.
/ Special birthday wishes this month go out to Lillian Gallagher. A card shower is being held in celebration of her 95th birthday Aug. 22. Consider sending a card to the following address: Lillian McKenzie Gallagher P.O. Box 133, Magnolia, Ohio, 44643.
/ Happy anniversary to Rev. Steve and Linda Smith, Jack and Charlene Knoch, Jay and Liz Grossen, Debbie and Daryl Myers, Dave and Lori Shepler, Rich and Wendy Neice, Jack and Helen Sickafoose and Janine and Rick Garber.
/ Wishes of good health and God's healing go out to Kenny Woodruff, Max Popil, 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 will once again participate in the ACME Cash Back charitable program. Grocery receipts dated August 11, 2016 through December 31, 2016 are acceptable. Save your receipts and turn them into the network by January 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 Helping Hands at PO Box 595, Waynesburg, OH 44688. For more information, call 330-866-2005.
/ Thanks to everyone who helped to organize and volunteer to make this year's Sandy and Beaver Canal Days festivities enjoyable for all.
/ The Magnolia Lions are sponsoring a fund raiser on Aug. 26th from 4-6 p.m., at the Sandy Valley High School Wellness Center. The cost is $10. The choices are either pulled pork or creamy chicken sandwich with two sides, baked beans and cole slaw. Dine with the Lions before the first football game of the season. Pre-sale tickets are available from Lions Club members. Take out will be available
/ The Elite Silver Stars are now enrolling for fall classes in their new facility, the former Waynesburg Fire Station. Dance, acrobatics, tumbling, twirling and more are available. Call 330-705-9644 or 330-484-9401 for more information. Never miss a time to dance!
/ Good luck to everyone who is heading off to college or back to school. The summer went by quickly! Sandy Valley Local Schools first day is Monday, Aug. 22, so please watch for buses.
/ This month's Hometown Hero is Jaret Oliver, a 2016 Sandy Valley graduate and son of Tom Oliver and Elaine Oliver. Jaret is currently in basic training. For safety reasons, I will not be publishing his address, but please pray for him. If you would like his address, please contact his mother for the information.
/ Have a great week, Magnolia! Please call or email your news for next week so you can be the Talk of the Town!
/ A very special wedding anniversary wish goes out to one of Waynesburg's greatest couples. Happy 60th anniversary to Shube and Mary Jane Welker.
/ Dency Cilona, Jann Coates, Tina Welch, Rae Ann Swinehart, Julie Bersaglini and Cindy Greer spent one week celebrating Tina's 60th birthday touring San Francisco, Bodega Bay, Sonoma and Nappa Valley, Calif.
/ Get well wishes go out to Ned and Katie Aquino.
/ Happy birthday to Elaine Brown, Brittany Able, Kayla Rosia, Randy Miler Jr., Joe Bartholomew and Marie Rosia.
/ Sympathies are extended to the family and friends of Maurice "David" Devening.
/ St. James Catholic Church will hold its Italian Festival on Saturday, Sept. 10.
/ Thank you to village residents for conserving water last week while the water tower was drained.
/ The slide thru on state Route 43 is now serving ice cream. So stop by for a yummy treat on your way home.
/ Have a safe and wonderful week Waynesburg. Please send me your news. Thank you
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