METRO DIGEST || 2011 Collector Basket


2011 Collector Basket

LISBON

The Columbiana County Fair’s Limited Edition 2011 Collector Basket is now on sale. The “Picnic/Cake” basket is the second in the series of collector baskets.

The hard maple basket is handmade by American Traditions Basket Co. in Canal Fulton. The basket features a commemorative brass tag, a blue and cranberry chain weave, a custom laser-engraved wooden lid and a plastic protector. It measures 13.5 by 13.5 by 7.5 inches and costs $60. Checks should be made payable to the fair.

Each basket is made in America and can be registered to receive a lifetime warranty that covers workmanship and materials. The new basket complements the commemorative basket issued last year celebrating the fair’s 165th anniversary. A limited number of that basket still are available for $47.

For more information or to order either basket, call 330-424-5531.

Bowel-disease lecture

INDEPENDENCE

The Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation of American Northeast Ohio Chapter is having a patient-education event on inflammatory bowel diseases Saturday from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Embassy Suites Hotel here.

Local experts will discuss medical therapies, diagnosis, coping, surgery and diet. The program is free and open to the public, but registration is required. Lunch and other refreshments will be provided. Call 216-524-7700.

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