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AUCTIONS

Youngstown Saxon Club, 710 Meridian Road, will be the location of a quarter auction benefit for the Urban and Shelley Meyer Fund for cancer research on Sept. 15. Autographed Ohio State sports memorabilia will be among various prizes offered at the “Buckeyes Blast Cancer” event. It also will benefit Camp Quality Ohio, which provides a summer camping experience and year-round support for children with cancer. Doors open at 5 p.m. and the auction begins at 6. Tickets are $5 and include a soft drink, snack, a bidding paddle and a door prize ticket. There will be more than 100 prizes, gift baskets, and door prizes. Pizza slices will cost $1. Items to be raffled include general gifts and many OSU autographed prizes, signed by more than 20 players and coaches. For information or tickets, call 330-507-2584, or email fundraisingquarterauction@yahoo.com.

CRAFT SHOWS

Christ Community Church, 531 Neoka Drive, Campbell, will have a fall craft show from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Oct. 8. It will feature crafts, food, bake sale and basket auction. For information call Linda Bobic at 330-207-4439 or the church at 330-755-0355.

Grace Chapel Community Church, 4075 Lamor Road, Hermitage, Pa., will host a Crafts-4-A-Cause craft show from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sept. 17. Admission is free, but donations will be accepted. Proceeds will benefit the church’s Benevolence Fund. There will be vendors, food and a basket auction. To inquire about being a vendor or for information, call 724-962-5000.

New Hope United Methodist Church, 21 Fairview Ave., Niles, is sponsoring a craft show from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sept. 17. Crafters are being sought. The cost is $15 for an eight-foot inside table with $5 fee for electricity, and $10 for an outside table for a 10- by 12- foot area. Lunch will be available. For information and contracts call Patty Hayne, 330-299-6651 or Cyd Scarnecchia, 330-652-3433.

Our Lady of the Lakes Ladies Guild will host a craft show from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Nov. 5 at Our Lady of the Lakes Family Center, 1254 Grandview Road, Lake Milton. Admission and parking are free. There is handicap accessible parking. A lunch counter and a 50-50 raffle will be available. Vendors are needed and tables can be reserved for $25. For information contact Carol at 330-538-2400 or cry37@att.net.

St. Christine School, 3165 S. Schenley Ave., is seeking crafters and vendors for its Holiday Craft Show set for 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Nov. 5. The cost for an eight-foot table is $25 and $5 extra for electricity. The deadline for registration is Oct. 22. For information and a registration form, call Debbie Woodford at 330-720-2708.

St. Jude Church, 180 Seventh St., Columbiana, is seeking vendors for its annual craft show planned for Nov. 19 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in its activity center. Call Mary Burkey, parish secretary, at the church, 330-482-2351. There will be a basket auction, bake sale, prize raffle and lunch counter including vegetable soup.

Youngstown Saxon Club, Branch 22, 710 S. Meridian Road, is looking for crafters and vendors for its sixth annual craft show that will take place from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Nov. 12. The cost is $25 per table with a $5 fee for electric. Information or registration is available by contacting Betty Garhammer at 330-788-4274 or Diana Kommel at 330-799-1738.

RAFFLES

Austintown Alumni Association is offering a raffle to raise money for its scholarship fund. Tickets will be sold for $1 each or six for $5. Raffle winners will be chosen at the Austintown Fitch Hall of Fame football game at Falcon Stadium on Sept. 16. First prize is $500; second, $200 in gift certificates from local businesses; and third, a dinner for two at Rachel’s Restaurant and at The Manor. Profits will support the association’s scholarship fund, which awarded $6,000 to Fitch seniors Class of 2016. Tickets will be on sale during the game, or in advance by contacting Alumni members or president Lynn Larson at 330-518-5727.

SALES

Disabled American Veterans Chapter 2 will host a Junk in the Trunk Sale from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sept. 17 at Austintown Senior Center, 110 Westchester Drive. The rain date will be Sept. 24. Vendors spaces are available for $10 per parking space; payment must be received byThursday. Vendors cannot sell hot food, soft drinks or offer raffles. Vendors may arrive after 7:30 a.m. and at an assigned space by 8:30. Proceeds will benefit Mahoning County veterans and their families. For information or an application, contact Tom Semer at 330-503-6096, email dav2yooh@sbcglobal.net, or visit oh.dav.oh/02.

Helping Hands Closet at Western Reserve United Methodist Church, 4580 Canfield Road, Canfield, has new and gently used clothes for the entire family. Teens through adult clothing will be $1 for each item. Children’s clothing through size 10 is 70 percent off. Not included in the sale are orange tickets, party and wedding attire.

Heritage Presbyterian Church, 1951 Mathews Road, Poland, will be having a trunk sale from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sept. 10, rain or shine. Vendor spaces are $15 each. For information or to reserve a space, call Bea Elmo at 330-792-6277 or Kathy Moff at 330-549-3842. Leave a message with your name, address and phone number and a reservation form will be mailed to you.

Knights of Columbus 3930 at Immaculate Heart of Mary Church, 4490 Norquest Blvd, Austintown, will have a Treasures in Your Trunk sale from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sept. 10. Vendor spaces are $10 for early registration and $20 the day of the event. For details or questions, call Dion at 330-506-9081.

TRIPS

Jesus the Key Ministries and Men of Faith, the producers of Men’s Rally in the Valley, will host a bus trip to Lancaster, Pa., Dec. 6 and 7. The trip will include “Samson,” a Christmas concert at American Music Theatre and a meal at the dinner theater, the Dutch Apple. This trip also will provide time for sightseeing and shopping. For information or reservations, call 330-427-6578.

Our Lady of Fatima, St. Ann Church, 601 Roemer Blvd., Farrell, Pa., will offer a bus trip as a fundraiser for repairs of its church organ. The trip to Soaring Eagle Casino Resort in Mount Pleasant, Mich., will be Sept. 13 to 15. Hotel rooms will be $304 per person for double occupancy with a $100 bonus. For information on these trips, contact Anne White at 724-962-1665.

Sawhill Retirees, Sharon, Pa., are sponsoring a bus group tour to Soaring Eagle Casino Resort, Mount Pleasant, Mich., from Sept.13 through 15. Fifteen seats are available. The cost is $304 per person, double room occupancy with rebates of $100 per person. For reservations or information, call Anne White, 724-962-1665 or 877-788-8747.

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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