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Jun 10, 2023

Midland Fourth of July parade

The Midland Fourth of July Committee is seeking individuals or groups to participate in the annual parade. For information about participating in the parade, contact chairwoman Angela "Phoobie" Adkins at 724-624-4238 or secretary Jodi Platz at 724-777-8041.

CWC Art & Afternoon Tea

The Columbiana Women's Club's (CWC) "Art & Afternoon Tea" set for 2 p.m. June 24 at the Clubhouse, 121 N. Main St., will feature an Art Show & Sale. Enjoy one of the club's signature afternoon teas plus an Art Show & Sale. Cost is $30 per person and includes Afternoon Tea and program. Seating is limited; RSVPs required by June 16. No refunds: CWC's receipt of payment is the RSVP. Mail checks to CWC 121 N. Main St., Columbiana OH 44408 (note: Afternoon Tea).

TQGIBT June meeting

That Quilt Group I Belong To (TQGIBT) will meet at 7 p.m. June 20 in the Rotary Building at Fair Park on Oak Street in Canfield. This guild of friendly quilters meets on the third Tuesday of each month at Fair Park in Canfield. They welcome quilters of varied skill levels, from beginner to experienced. Members are quick to offer help, if asked, and share their quilting projects and experiences. Group members also make regular donations of quilts, pillow cases, etc. to Hospice of the Valley, Akron Children's Hospital, Beatitude House, Sleep In Heavenly Peace and more. At this month's meeting members will show their completed #2 UFO project. Ongoing challenges that members are working on include a Mystery Quilt (due in October) and a Personal Round Robin Quilt (the last round of Fan Arch due in July). The membership is preparing for their Garage Sale of various needlework supplies. It will be held June 24 at 3735 Barber Drive, Canfield, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. For information, call 330-507-4672.

First responder training

Registration is now open for the Ohio Natural Energy Institute's GOSAFER training for first responders. This training is the only of its kind in the nation, offering education and experience to hundreds of firefighters and first responders on the natural gas and oil industry. As a top energy producing state, it's critical for Ohio's first responders to be well versed in the natural gas and oil industry and how to handle any emergency situation. This course offers two sets of curriculum to attendees. First responders go through a virtual education that is then paired with hands-on training. During this course participants will be versed in several subjects: the fundamentals of natural gas and oil, site safety, HAZMAT, production and equipment, storage, processing, and transportation of petroleum products. Hybrid training will include virtual courses and in-person, hands-on exercises at the Wayne County Fire & Rescue Regional Training Facility, Apple Creek, Ohio, Oct. 7. For information and registration, visit:

Drive thru ham dinner

The Columbiana Methodist Church, 210 S. Main St., will hold a drive thru ham dinner from 4 to 6 p.m. or sold out June 13. Cost is $10. For reservations call 330-482-2382.

Spectacular Rummage Sale

Immaculate Heart of Mary Church, 4490 Norquest Blvd., Austintown, will host its Spectacular Rummage Sale from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. July 14 and 15 and noon to 4 p.m. July 16 (half price all day). There will be a large variety of home goods, toys, sporting goods, furniture and more, plus clothing for all ages. There will also be a large unique basket raffle and a 50/50 drawing, the proceeds of which will be split in half between IHM parish and two winners. There will also be a special cash bonus drawing of $3,000, $2,000, $500 and $500. Prize drawings begin at 4 p.m. July 16.

Sebring BOE meeting locations

The Sebring Local School District Board of Education is relocating all of its previously scheduled board meetings through January of 2024 to the high school cafeteria.

Water, wastewater assistance

The Ohio Department of Development and the Community Action Agency of Columbiana County Inc. will help income-eligible Ohioans with water and wastewater assistance. The Low-Income Household Water Assistance Program provides eligible Ohioans assistance paying water and wastewater bills. The program has been extended until Sept. 30.

At this time, all application interviews are being held at the agency. The agency is located at 7860 Lincole Place, Lisbon. Applicants must have a current water bill due, disconnected, have a disconnect notice, establishing new service, or transferring service. Clients must be a resident of Columbiana County. The bill must be in a household member's name. If the bill is in the landlord's name, a document of responsibility will be needed.

Applicants will be required to provide the following documents:

— a list of all household members and proof of income for the last 30 days or 12 months for each member over age 18

— most recent water and/or wastewater bill

— proof of citizenship or legal residency

— birth date and social security numbers for all household members

— proof of disability, if applicable.

— categorically eligible documents (ex: SNAP paperwork)

For information on the Low-Income Household water Assistance Program, contact Community Action Agency of Columbiana County Inc. at 330-424-4013 to make an appointment. Appointments could be scheduled after your shut off date. The agency cannot place holds on water accounts. For contact information of your local Energy Assistance provider, call 800-282-0880 (hearing impaired clients may dial 711 for assistance), or visit The office will be closed June 19 for Juneteenth.

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