Friday, July 13, 2012
Whitehead named to UMU Dean’s List
Zachary Whitehead, a 2011 graduate of Canfield High School, was named to University of Mount Union’s spring semester 2010 Dean’s List. Whitehead, who is majoring in computer information systems, was selected as one of six UMU students to serve on the Student Conduct Board for the 2012-2013 academic year. He is also on the Board of Directors of Mount Union’s radio station, WRMU 91.1 FM, and is a member of the American Marketing Association and the Phi Kappa Tau fraternity.
Canfield alumni named to Dean’s list
Dayna Love, a 2010 Canfield graduate, was named to the Dean’s list at Otterbein University for the 2011-2012 academic year. Students must be full-time with a grade point average of at least 3.60 to qualify for this distinction.
She was also selected for recognition at the Academic Honors Convocation and received the Pietila Family Equine Science Endowed Award. Dayna is the daughter of Rick and Cheryl Love of Canfield.
Canfield resident earns Ohio State Land Grant Opportunity Scholarship
Sophia Pilolli of Canfield is one of 68 high school students statewide who has been awarded an Ohio State University Land Grant Opportunity Scholarship, which provides access to high-ability students. Pilolli, who recently graduated from Canfield High School, will be a first-year student at Ohio State this August. The award combines scholarships, federal and state grants, and a work-study component to fully fund a recipient’s education, including tuition, room and board, books and supplies, transportation to and from campus, and other out-of-pocket expenses.
The award may be renewed for up to eight semesters as long as a student attends school full-time and maintains a 3.0 GPA.
Vaclav earns degree and continues education
Madisyn Vaclav graduated from The University of Cincinnati on June 9. She received her undergraduate degree in Allied Health Science and was on the Dean’s List. She has been accepted into the Doctorate of Physical Therapy program at the College of Mount St. Joseph in Cincinnati, to continue her graduate studies. Vaclav is a 2008 graduate of Canfield High School and is the daughter of Doug and Cherie Vaclav of Canfield.
Austintown native author to host book signing
Lori Whited Neidlinger, author of “I Banish You, Pink,” will be holding a book signing at Rita’s in Austintown on July 21 and White House Fruit Farm in Canfield on July 22.
“I Banish You, Pink” is a children’s book for ages 6-9 and is written to engage and encourage young readers, showing a positive way of dealing with some pressures and trends. Have your copy signed with a personal message from the author.
Books and bunnies to be at Beyond Expectations in Boardman
Beyond Expectations South Bridge Therapy and Learning Center, 725 Boardman-Canfield Road, will host a storytime Tuesday at 11 a.m. Visitors will hear a story, pet a bunny and take a picture with Flat Jefe.
This fun, free, family event is brought to you by Bunnies in Baskets. For more information, call 330-307-7983.
Helping Kids Grow Diaper Drive
The Boardman office of Making Kids Count, 7178 West Blvd., Suite E, will be hosting a Diaper Drive July 28 from 8 a.m. to noon to try to help families in need of assistance. Bring as many diapers in any size (size 3 is needed the most). There will be free coffee and doughnuts. For more information, contact 330-501-9865 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Monday night writers
Join area writers for a mix of writing exercises and feedback at Monday Night Writers. Led by author and professional writer Nancy Christie, the two-hour sessions will explore both the creative and business aspects of writing. Those with ‘works-in-progress’ will also have a chance to get comments and critiques on their work. The next meeting is July 16 from 6-8 p.m. at Peaberry’s Caf , 4350 Boardman-Canfield Road, Canfield. There is a $10 fee per class and registration is preferred. For more information, contact Nancy Christie at 330-793-3675 or email@example.com.
Time Collision Crossover at medieval faire
It’s Time-Travel, Alter-Ego weekend at the Great Lakes Medieval Faire. Come dressed from any time period of any fantasy world July 14-15. Stop and see Danger Slash perform dangerous acts of questionable sanity or EmoMojo, Inc. with live jousting. The faire is located on state Route 534, seven miles south of I-90 and Geneva on the Lake.
Charity car show in Mahoning Valley
The Mahoning Valley Corvettes and Greenwood Chevrolet will be sponsoring its 18th annual car show on July 22 from 11 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at Greenwood Chevrolet, 4665 Mahoning Avenue, Austintown. Registration is from 9-11 a.m. and the show is 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. The show is open to Corvettes, antiques, classics, customs, and hot rods. There is an entry fee of $10 and if you are showing for National Council of Corvette Clubs points, the fee is $20. Proceeds will benefit local charities and plaques will be awarded for all classes and types of cars, including Peoples Choice Award. The first 125 will receive a 50th anniversary 3x4 dash plaque. For more information, call Dave Milich 330-207-5218 or Dan Lyden 330-726-7791.
Summer skating lessons offered at the Ice Zone
All Saturdays starting July 7 and ending 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.
Ursuline Center hosts trunk and treasure sale
The Ursuline Center, 4280 Shields Road, Canfield, is accepting registrations for its annual Car Trunk and Treasure sale today from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. For $30 each seller will receive two parking spaces. Inside the center will be a book and food sale.
The Ursuline Sisters of Youngstown will be selling household products and other goods. There will also be an antique sale for serious collectors. All items are cash payment only. Indoor restrooms will be available. The sale will be held rain or shine, no refunds.
To obtain a registration form, call Ursuline Associate Eileen Novotny at 330-533-3831, email firstname.lastname@example.org, or visit www.theursulinecenter.org. All proceeds benefit the many ministries of the Center, operated by the Ursuline Sisters.
Meet Zinc the Zebra
Come to the Canfield Public Library on July 24 at 10 a.m. to meet Zinc the Zebra, who has spots instead of stripes. Zinc wants to teach kids about diversity and about the importance of being kind and sensitive to others who appear different from us. Kids will also make their own Zinc the Zebra puppet. Zinc is presented by the Girl Scouts of Northeast Ohio and is fun for kids of all ages.
Dress in your PJs and slippers and get ready to jam at the Canfield library. You will enjoy music, stories, games and fun for kids of all ages. The fun starts at 6:30 p.m. on Monday.
Local kidney specialist speaks
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.
Know your Olympians
The 2012 Olympics start July 27 so teens in grades 7-12 are invited to drop by the library to test their knowledge about this year’s Olympic athletes. This will be going on the whole month of July during regular library hours at the Canfield Public Library.
Ice cream tasting
Teens in grades 7-12 are welcome to beat the summer heat by stopping into the library to taste a variety of ice creams and vote for your favorite on July 26 at 2 p.m. They will post the results.
Share your favorite book
Like it? Share it. Stop by the library during regular hours for the whole month of July to fill out a book recommendation and we’ll post them up in our teen section for other teens to see all summer long. For teens in grades 7-12.
Get your blood pressure checked
Come to the library on Tuesday from 1-3 p.m. to have your blood pressure checked by the Salem Area Visiting Nurse Association.
Coupon Swap at the Library
Do you have coupons you don’t need or need coupons you don’t have? Join us at the Canfield Library on July 21 at 10 a.m. to stretch your shopping dollars by swapping coupons or learning new tips from other coupon-clippers.
eBooks at Your Library
All Kindle users can join us at the library on July 23 at 6:30 p.m. to learn about downloading library eBooks to your Kindle device and how to use our digital catalog. Space is very limited so sign-up is required. Call 330-744-8636 and ask for the Canfield Library to register for this event.
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 18th 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.