Saxon Ladies Society Branch 22 is sponsoring its 24th annual basket auction Sept. 7 in the ballroom at the Saxon Club, 710 S. Meridian Road, Youngstown. Doors will open at noon, and the auction will begin at 2 p.m. with auctioneer Casey Malone, host of the Casey Malone Show on WFMJ TV. Tickets will be $5 at the door and will include a door prize entry, hot dog, chips, coffee, pop or water and 25 auction bidding tickets. Proceeds will benefit a scholarship fund for Youngstown State University students.


VFW Ladies Auxiliary 9571 of Ellsworth is looking for crafters for its third annual craft show scheduled from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Oct.11 at the VFW Post Home on Ellsworth Road in Ellsworth. It will include homemade items, a basket auction, 50-50 raffle and lunch counter. For information or to reserve a table, call Irene Kolaski, 330-538-3783 or Carol Check, 330-716-0549.


St. Michael Orthodox Church, 125 Steel St., Youngstown, is having an indoor and outdoor flea market from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sept. 5 and 6. Vendors are welcome. Haluski, pasta fagioli and kielbasa will be available. For information call 330-792-0629.


Austintown Alumni Association is selling tickets for its annual raffle to raise funds for scholarships to Austintown Fitch 2015 graduates. First prize is $500, second prize is a basket of gift cards from local businesses worth at least $200, and third prize is a $50 dinner for two at Rachel’s Restaurant and flowers from Something Unique Florist. Tickets are $1 each or $5 for a book of six. The winning tickets will be drawn Friday at the Hall of Fame football game. Winners need not be present. For tickets or information, contact Joann Sulenski, alumni president, at 330-793-1101 or Patti Griffin at 330-793-4799.

A calendar of activities to which the public is invited is published Monday. Please submit information to the Society Department by noon Thursday.

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