Friday, August 3, 2012
Canfield alumni graduates master’s program with honors
Jillian Muth, a 2006 graduate of Canfield High School and a 2010 graduate of Bowling Green State University, has graduated Summa Cum Laude from the University of Toledo with a master’s degree in Biomedical Science concentrating in Human Donation Science. She has accepted a position as an organ donation coordinator with Carolina Donor Services in Durham, N.C. Jillian is the daughter of Don and Denise Muth of Canfield.
Canfield graduate to cover London Paralympics
Lindsay Yosay McCall, a 2003 Canfield High School and a 2007 Ohio State University graduate, is headed to the 2012 London Paralympics for the United States Paralympic Equestrian Team. She has traveled the nation as a photojournalist for the equestrian industry since 2009 and received the exclusive media credentials to cover the Paralympics this summer.
The Paralympic Games are a major international multi-sport event where athletes with physical disabilities compete. McCall is a daughter of Robert and Janet Yosay of Canfield and currently resides in Phoenix, Ariz., with her husband, Kyle McCall.
Canfield residents named to Honors List
Kyle Hippley (Honors List), Katelyn Peloza (Honors List), and Mary Simko (Honors List) were awarded honors for the fall semester at Mercy College of Ohio. To be named to the Honor’s List, a student must achieve a grade point average of 3.3 or higher and be enrolled for 6-11 credit hours.
Canfield brother and sister named to Dean’s Lists
Brianne and Michael DeRose were both named to the Dean’s List at their colleges. Brianne is a student at the University of Mount Union and had maintained at least a 3.55 GPA. Michael is a student at Kent State University. To receive this recognition he had to take on at least 12 hours of classes this semester and have over a 3.4 GPA.
Family resource fair to help families connect with local agencies
The Precious Ones Family Resource Center is sponsoring their second annual family resource fair on Aug. 11 at the Greater Mill Creek Community Center located at 496 Glenwood Ave, Youngstown, Ohio. The event will be held from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. in the gymnasium. Organizations will share details of how they can help local families. There will also be a variety of activities for children and parents. Prizes and food will be available for event participation. There will be free school supplies for every child who attends. Special gifts will be given to the first 25 parents who register at the door. For more information, contact Loretta Eiland at 330-743-1846 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Canfield native graduates from officer academy
Air Force Tech. Sgt. Robert D. Blott, an electronic warfare technician with the 20th Component Maintenance Squadron, Shaw AFB, S.C., graduated from the noncommissioned officer academy at The I.G. Brown Training and Education Center, McGhee Tyson ANGB, Tenn.
The NCO Academy is a six-week course that prepares service members in the grade of E-6 to manage and lead their units.
Blott is the son of AnnMarie Testa of Canfield.
Bring one, take one plant exchange
The Ohio State University Extension Master Gardeners of Mahoning County will host “Bring One, Take One,” a perennial flower and seed exchange on August 11 at 9 a.m. at the Canfield Fairgrounds next to the pumpkin building. Any person who wishes to participate in the exchange should bring plants, seeds or bulbs to share in the exchange. Your items should be labeled so the new owner will know the name, planting instructions, color, and bloom seasons, etc. Invasive species will not be accepted. In addition to the plant exchange, there will be an exchange of shovels, gardening tools, aprons, ceramic pots, garden art, unopened soil, fertilizer and garden decorations. These items must be in good condition, clean and usable.
New Life Church in Poland to feed hungry
New Life Church will its third annual Goodness Invasion, a food distribution from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Aug. 18. at the Covelli Centre in Youngstown. The distribution is free, and open to residents of Columbiana, Mahoning and Trumbull counties in need of food assistance.
Those attending are required to bring a photo I.D. and bag/box to carry the items. For more information or questions regarding this distribution, contact New Life Church of Poland at 330-757-0727 or visit www.newlifepoland.com.
Women’s business association awards scholarships
The Mill Creek Chapter of American Business Women’s Association will welcome scholarship recipients and their parents to its Aug. 14 meeting at 6:30 p.m. in Canfield at A La Cart Catering.
In addition to presenting the students with their scholarship checks, the chapter will install its new officers for the 2012-2013 year. They are Shirley Pappagallo (president), Joan Lucansky (vice president), Marilyn Abramski (secretary) and Joyce Billock (treasurer).
Dinner will be croissant sandwiches of three varieties, pasta, fruit and tossed salads, strawberry shortcake and beverages for $14.50. Reservations will be due no later than Sunday by calling Jackie Fischio at 330-788-6634.
Face painting at the Canfield library
Face painting, games and fun to be held at the Canfield library on Tuesday at 10 a.m. This event is for children of all ages.
Tween book club at library
The Canfield library is welcoming tweens who want to join the fifth and sixth-grade book club this summer. Meet new friends, learn about some great reads and exchange ideas on the latest books on Thursday at 11 a.m.
Co-Star contest at the Canfield library
Match up the co-stars from popular movies during regular library hours in August and you could walk away with a prize. This activity is for teens in grades 7-12.
Get your blood pressure checked
A blood pressure check will be offered at the Canfield library on Aug. 21 from 1-3 p.m. by the Salem Area Visiting Nurse Association.
Coupon Swap at the library
Swap coupons you don’t need for need coupons you don’t have at the Canfield library to stretch your shopping dollars. Swapping coupons and learn new tips from other coupon-clippers on Aug. 11 at 10 a.m.
Rod and gun club hosts Conservation Day
Lowellville Rod and Gun Club is holding its first Conservation Day on Aug. 25 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. This event is free and open to the public. It includes fishing, archery, boating and shooting with medals and prizes awarded. There will also be wildlife exhibits, informational displays, special guests from area agencies, and free refreshments. Participants must provide their own fishing equipment, but bait will be provided. For information, call John at 330-757-9020.
Library books for Nook users
Learn about downloading library eBooks to your Nook device and how to use the digital catalog at the Canfield library on Monday at 6:30 p.m. Space is very limited so sign-up is required.
Call 330-744-8636 and ask for the Canfield library to register for this event.
Library books for Apple users
Learn about downloading library eBooks to your Apple device, iPad, iPod, and iPhone, and how to the our digital catalog on Aug. 20 at 6:30 p.m. Space is very limited — sign-up is required. Call 330-744-8636 and ask for the Canfield library to register for this event.
Summer skating lessons offered at the Ice Zone
All Saturdays starting through Aug. 11, The Ice Zone, 360 McClurg Road, in Boardman will offer ice skating lessons. Participants can choose from three classes: basic skills skating classes for all ages, Mommy and Me skating (Adult and toddler to Kindergarten aged child), and a special needs skating class. The cost is $90 per student and includes six skating lessons, from 11:45 a.m. to 12:45 p.m., and a $25 registration fee that includes one year of basic skills membership to the U.S. Figure Skating Association, a personal record book to track progress, accident and injury insurance, and a one-year subscription to the U.S. figure skating “Basic Skills Skating Magazine.” The total cost is $115 for regular programs or $140 for Mommy and Me.
Dr. Kathleen Padgitt, local kidney specialist, is presenting a series of lectures on whole foods for a holistic approach to a healthy lifestyle on August 9. The program will be held at St. Elizabeth Boardman Health Center’s Azalea Room. The lecture is free and open to the public. To register, call the Humility of Mary Healthline at 330-480-3051 or, toll free, 1-877-700-4647. Future lectures scheduled for the same time and location are: Meat and Dairy, Sept. 12; Raw/Living Foods, Oct. 23 and Juicing/Smoothies/Fasting, Nov. 27. Registration for all the programs are through the Healthline.
East High School Class of 1964 reunion set
The Class of 1964 has organized a reunion for all classmates of the 1960’s of East High School on August 18 from 3-7 p.m. The reunion will be held at St. George Croatian Center on Vestal Road in Youngstown. The cost is $20 per person and you must register in advance. The registration deadline ends August 6th. For more information contact Ted Boggs at 330-793-1198, Ron Devellin at 330-793-8882, or Janice Easton Kutsko at 330-360-1574.