CANTON SOUTH NEWS
/ Happy anniversaries to Hank and Kris Beshore and Jack and Tammy Schleappi.
/ Happy belated 50th anniversary to Bob and Shelia Wells who celebrated their anniversary on July 23.
/ Happy birthday to Janet Kendrick, Jacob Thomas, Joshua Thomas, David Schoeppner, Beth Lockhart, Brian Heid, Alyssa Hattery, Lori Pachuta, Kristen Kuhn, Jim McCoy, Dick Denkhaus, Debbie Ebey, Amy Schneider, Ron Reed III, Karen Davidson, Elise Rorrer, Jason Smith and James (Ted) McGill.
/ Belated birthday greetings go out to Brandi Collins and Vicki Netling.
/ Sympathy is extended to Jon Brunner and family on the death of his wife Linda Brunner who passed away on at the Laurels of Canton after an extended illness.
/ Twenty years ago this week: Congratulations was extended to Andy Larkins who won first place and received a blue ribbon in the kiddie tractor pull for 0-45 pounds at the Carrollton Fair. Andy enjoyed riding on the rides all afternoon while his mom, Pat got sunburned.
/ The Canton South Class of 1956 will host its 60th class Reunion on Aug. 27 at Skyland Pines. A social hour will begin at 11:00 a.m. and a meal will be served at noon. For more information, call 330-484-1928.
/ Be watching next week for news about the class of 1961 who held their 55th class reunion at McCall's on July 16.
/ On Friday, Aug. 19, the Rotary Club of Canton will host its annual golf outing at the Sanctuary Golf Club located at 2017 Applegrove Street N.W., in North Canton. Each year, the outing brings more than 75 golfers together from many local rotary clubs to participate in a friendly competition, leaving one rotary club with bragging rights for the next year. This is a great day to bring guests or prospective members to see what rotary is all about and meet some of the great people that are involved with Rotary. Old Carolina Barbecue will be enjoyed at noon.
/ The program for the July 29 meeting will be Pro Football Hall of Fame chairman Chip Conde, Queen and Court.
/ Quote of the week: "Some people never see an opportunity because it so often is disguised as a hard job." --Unknown
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/ Happy birthday to Doris Betz, Donna Kimball, Bonnie Burns, Steve Williams, Pam Visnick, Mandie Visnick, Jager Kendrick, Nate Wilson, Cody Kitchen, Diane Walker, Karen Maxwell, Lori Gastin, Blake Fuller, Nancy Sellers, Sara Snellenberger, Bobby Kitchen, Vincente Leon, Todd Brace, Theresa Schaeffer, Vic Varian, Kathie Adams, Jenelle Vincent, Earl Vincent, Carrie Little, James Patterson, Tim Brown, Rick Anthony, Clyde Oyer, Sherri Oberly, Angelina Seemann, Lisa Anthony and Mary Sanders,
/ Happy anniversay to Jay and Thelma Kaser, Bob and Barb McCutechon, Todd and Janine Henderson, Chris and Amanda Zion, Anthony and Hayley Rukavina, Mark and Brenda Renicker, Kacy and Becky Carter, Kevin and Marylou Miller, Robert and Bonnie Unkefer and Bud and Nancy Barlow.
/ To all East Canton residents: The HOPE (Helping Osnaburg Prosper Economically) committee invites vendors, farmers, artisans, local businesses and non profits to take part in the East Canton and Osnaburg Township community market. The market will be located behind the Foltz Community Center on Saturday, Aug. 20, Sept. 17 and Oct. 15 from 8 a.m-noon. Some of the items you can sell or buy are fruits, vegetables, eggs, honey, meats, cheeses, baked goods, handmade jams, handmade soaps and candles, arts and crafts, flowers, plants and shrubs. The cost is $5 per space. Vendors must register or RSVP by calling 330-546-0432 or 330-488-6500. You can help make East Canton all it can be.
/ Everyone is invited to the 19th annual reverse raffle on Saturday, Sept. 24 at the Foltz Center. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. with a social hour starting at 6 p.m. Dinner will be served at 7 p.m. The grand prize is $2,500. Tickets sold will be limited to 200, so stop in and buy your ticket now. You may also win basket raffles, a live auction (including a trip worth $500) and much more. The cost for a ticket is $55.
/ The Osnaburg Historical Society at the Werner Inn, at the corner of Route 30 and Route 44 will have an open house and an antique road show on Sunday, July 31 from 1:30-3:30 p.m.
/ If you need help with information on how to get low priced medication, or with utilities bills, transportation and many other needs, call these three numbers: 211. This is part of the United Way.
/ Just a reminder of the Lincoln Buy-Way sale Aug. 11-13. from 8 a.m.- 4 p.m. If you would like to have a place to sell your stuff, call the Foltz Community Center at 330-488-6500.
/ Happy birthday to Bruce Beck, Mary Smith, Ginny Barthel, Cheryl Cayton, Jeremiah Stout, Jayden Zbuka, Lucas Dieffenbaugher, Megan Morris, Joe McKenzie, Tyler Hunter, Lad Albery, Amy Prevosto, Wayne Salom, Delaney O'Brien, and Katie Stewart. Special sweet 16 birthday wishes to Rybecca Rennie on Aug. 8!
/ Happy anniversary to Joan and Robert Betz, Joe and Lisa Wigfield, Scott and Mary Bowman, and to my husband on Aug. 4 for being happily married to me for 26 years and still counting!
/ Wishes of good health and God's healing go out to Mike Murphy, Cody Offenberger, Dave Faiello, John Lewis, Scarlett Hunter, Rose Marie Shine, Marlene Carpino, Wendy Neice, Adriana Reed, and John Giannelli, Sr.
/ Congratulations to Jake and Brittney (Tindall) Cayton who were married last weekend at the beautiful (though very hot) Rivercrest Farms.
/ Donations of school supplies are being collected at the Helping Hands Network to be given to needy children in the Sandy Valley area. Contact the center at 330-866-2005 for a list of most needed items or to arrange a drop off time.
/ Trinity Lutheran Church in Magnolia is hosting a one day Bible School on Saturday, July 30, from 9:30 a.m. until 2 p.m. The theme is Tales of the Sea. There will be games, crafts, songs, stories, snacks, a movie, and lunch for children from age 4 to sixth grade.
/ The Sandy Valley Athletic Booster Club will hold its first meeting for the 2016-17 school year on Monday, Aug. 1. All meetings are held in the high school library at 6 p.m. New members are needed and anyone who supports Sandy Valley athletics is welcome to attend. Many hands might light work!
/ The Sandy and Beaver Canal Days is fast approaching. This year's festivities will be held Aug. 12-14. Hours on Friday night will be 5-9 p.m. On Saturday, hours are 4-9 p.m and on Sunday from 12-7 p.m. Anyone interested in volunteering should contact Bonnie Welker at 330-866-9288. Donations of time, items, pies and cakes for the eats stand, entries in contests and many others are still needed throughout the weekend.
/ The Miss canal days pageant is being chaired by Kay Costello and Jodi German. They are looking for girls ages 4-7 for Little Miss and ages 7-13 for Jr. Miss for the Aug. 12th contest. Applications are available at Taggarts, the Bank of Magnolia, Studio 54 and the Post Office.
/ The Canal Days Festival Committee would like residents to show their patriotism by flying their flags Aug. 12-14.
/ Contestants are being sought for the Lip Sync Contest to be held at this year's Canal Days. Individuals, duets, groups, young performers, adult performers are asked to participate in the second annual lip sync contest on Aug. 14. Let's show the community your talent. Message Chey Schubert through Facebook if interested.
/ Additional names and addresses are needed for the Hometown Hero Feature. Please contact me if you know of a loved one, even a relative of a Sandy Valley resident, who is currently serving our country.
/ Have a great week, Magnolia! Please call or email your news for next week so you can be the Talk of the Town!
/ Mark your calendar for the Waynesburg Bicentennial celebration to be held Saturday, October 1 at the old Waynesburg School playground. Volunteers are being sought as well as information on anyone over the age of 95, the oldest car in town, the oldest business and the oldest home. 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.
/ Happy birthday to Carol DelCorso and Tyler Hunter.
Get well wishes to Lori Lebold.
Sympathies are extended to the family and friends of Ruby Corse.
/ St. James Catholic Church will hold a cruise in on Sunday, July 31 from 1-4 p.m. A mini run will be held from 12-2. Contact 330-866-2571 or 330-866-2251 for more information.
/ The annual Tod Marino golf outing will be held Sunday, July 31. The cost is $75. The event will be held at Wilkshire Golf Course beginning at 9 a.m. Contact 330-866-3516 to register.
/ Helping Hands Network will once again participate in the ACME Cash Back charitable program. Grocery receipts dated Aug. 11, 2016 through Dec. 31, 2016 are acceptable. Save your receipts and turn them into the Helping Hands Network by January 15, 2017. Receipts can be dropped off at the network on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays from 9 a.m.- 2:30 p.m. or sent to the network at PO Box 595, Waynesburg, OH 44688. For more information, call 330-866-2005.
/ A Blue Star Memorial Dedication will be held at the Waynesburg Mohawk Community Park (site of former Waynesburg School) on Wednesday, Sept. 28 at 5 p.m. Mark your calendars and plan to attend.
/ Have a safe and wonderful week Waynesburg. Please send me your news. Thank you!
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