Historical society will meet Tuesday

Historical society will meet Tuesday


Salem Historical Society will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday and will feature “The Impact of the Industrial Revolution on Home Interiors,” presented by Teresa Etzler, owner, operator and designer of Posh Places in Poland.

Etzler will present the history of the coming of the Industrial Age and how it positively impacted home interior design. She also will discuss how political positions, colonization, trading and inventions actually created a middle class.

The meeting is open to the public and will take place in the meeting room of the Dale Shaffer Library. The entrance is off South Lundy Avenue with parking in the Timberlane’s parking lot. Guests and members will be greeted by an officer of the society. Refreshments following the program will be provided by Joan Lora and Dixie Gordon. For information, call the society at 330-337-8514.

Hospital to host celebration dinner


Akron Children’s Hospital Mahoning Valley will honor Reid and Judy Schmutz as the 2018 Champion for Our Valley’s Children at the 8th annual celebration dinner at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at The Lake Club, 1140 Paulin Road. The Schmutz’s community service impact has led to growth for local programs and services at the Beeghly campus. Reid also serves on the Akron Children’s Hospital Foundation Board of Directors as well as on the Akron Children’s Hospital Mahoning Valley Community Leadership Council. The event will highlight the hospital’s progress in the area and will recognize those who have helped to make it possible, including donors, volunteers, staff and community partners. The Children’s Advocate Award acknowledges individuals and organizations who express the spirit of caring and strive to make a difference in the lives of children. Tickets are available for $50 each and can be ordered by calling 330-746-8712 or purchased online at www.akronchildrens.org/mvchampions.

Choirs perform at VA medical center


Boardman High School show choirs recently performed at the VA Medical Center in Hampton, Va. The performance included “What a Wonderful World,” “Bill Bailey,” “Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy,” “Armed Forces Salute” and “My Shot,” from the Broadway musical, “Hamilton.” The group also visited Colonial Williamsburg, Busch Gardens, had a clinic with Dr. Don Krudop and attended the 22nd annual Virginia International Tattoo performance, which featured military bands from eight different countries. The songs that were performed at the veterans’ hospital will be featured at this year’s Spring Choral Concert. These choirs will be joined by three others for the next performance at 7 p.m. Wednesday in the Boardman Performing Arts Center. Reserved seating is $6.

NOAS to host spring flower sale


Northeast Ohio Adoption Services will host its annual flower sale from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. from Wednesday through May 15 at Hunter’s Square Plaza, 8700 E. Market St. Mother’s Day gift baskets of flowering plants, hanging baskets of annuals as well as herbs and perennials will be displayed. Proceeds will benefit children in foster care. Call 330-856-5582, ext. 126 for information. Donations can be made online at www.noas.com.

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