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Open house in Saint-Jude

An open house will be held for the newly renovated St. Jude Activity Center, 180 Seventh St., Columbiana, from 1 pm to 3 pm on September 19th. An inauguration ceremony will take place at 12:45 pm by contacting the parish office at 330-482-2351.

Association of retired teachers

The Columbiana County Retired Teachers Association will meet on September 16 at noon at the First United Methodist Church in Lisbon. A program will follow the lunch. The programs feature interesting members of the community. Retirees can call 330-385-5560 for more information.

MAPS pancake breakfast

The Military Aviation Preservation Society (MAPS) Air Museum is hosting its Fall Pancake Breakfast from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Sunday, September 12. The museum will be open until 4 p.m. MAPS will also be collecting canned goods and school supplies for our local Ohio National. Guard and reserve units. A donation would be appreciated. Breakfast for adults is $ 10 and $ 6 for children under 12, which includes museum admission and parking. If you are flying during the event, call ahead. Enjoy eating pancakes surrounded by planes, a glider, the passenger area of ​​a Goodyear airship, and exhibits from the Civil War to the present day. The MAPS Air Museum is located on the west side of the Akron Township Airport at 2260 International Parkway, just off Route 241 (Massillon Road) in the town of Green. Contact MAPS at or call 330-896-6332 to answer any questions about the event or the museum.

Salem Community Pantry

The Salem Community Pantry at 794 E. Third Street will be holding a food distribution for residents in ZIP code 44460 (proof required) from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday and 9 a.m. to noon on Monday. Choice of shopping limited to two visits per month. Masks are mandatory. The pantry will be closed on September 6 for Labor Day.


The East Liverpool Community Improvement Corporation committees will meet at 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday in the boardroom. The finance committee will meet first and discuss the following issues: Fresh On Fifth, US Department of Agriculture, the Field of Dreams, Potters’ Progress and the Small Business Loan Application to Shaun Davill and Christopher Morey as well as a General Audit Review Account. The Property Committee will meet immediately after the finance adjournment to discuss an unspecified Memorandum of Understanding as well as acceptance of property on Maryland Avenue.

Inauguration of Wayne Savings

A grand opening event for the Wayne Savings Community Bank Washingtonville branch, 795 Main Street, will take place from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on September 10. An opening ceremony will take place at 11:30 am prizes and gifts. Members of the Chamber of Commerce, bank executives and others will be in attendance. The full-service branch opened on August 16.

This will be the first branch of Wayne Savings Community Bank in Columbiana County. As a full-service bank, Wayne Savings will provide Washingtonville and surrounding communities with in-branch solutions, as well as online and digital solutions to help meet customer banking preferences. The branch will offer a wide range of consumer and business products and services.

“We are thrilled with the opportunity to expand into Washingtonville and surrounding communities while expanding our presence in Columbiana County,” said Mark Witmer, executive chairman of Wayne Savings Community Bank. “We’re here to serve the many small and medium-sized businesses looking for a community bank that can help them find the right banking solutions to meet their unique needs. Our exceptional service includes personal attention, competitive pricing and local decision making.

Branch Manager Jesse Dailey and Commercial Lender Jim Rhodes are ready to serve personal and commercial banking clients at the Washingtonville branch. Founded in 1899, Wayne Savings Community Bank, the wholly owned subsidiary of Wayne Savings Bancshares Inc., has 12 full-service bank branches in the communities of Wooster, Ashland, Millersburg, Rittman, Lodi, North Canton, Creston, Fredericksburg and Washingtonville .

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