Exhibit explains suffrage movement
SALEM SOCIETY SUFFRAGATE DISPLAY: The featured exhibit at the Salem Historical Society Museum for July through October is a celebration of the Suffrage Centennial and passage of the 19th Amendment. This exhibit covers activities and people associated with the battle to gain the right to vote for women in the United States achieved in 1920. Artifacts highlight Ohio women who contributed to the cause and historical events held in the Buckeye State, especially Salem. Women’s clothing from 1850 to 1920 also is featured.
The museum, which is air conditioned, is open from 1 to 4 p.m. Sundays (last tour begins at 3:30), or by appointment. Admission is $6 adults and $3 youth ages 5-17. Members and children under 5 are free. Bookstore and gift shop at 239 S. Lundy will be open during exhibit hours. Patrons must wear masks. Cotton gloves will be provided and must be worn.
For information, call the museum, 330-337-8514, and leave a message.
PATRIOT DAY PUT ON HOLD: The annual Patriot Day ceremony held at Quaker Steak and Lube in Austintown, has been postponed until next year. The ceremony originally was scheduled for Sept. 10. All of the honorees that were scheduled for this year will be recognized at next year’s event.
BREAKFAST CLUB: Jewish Community Center of Youngstown is offering a basketball breakfast club for ages 13 to 18. It will be held 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays from Tuesday to Aug. 13 at LYRIC (Liberty Youth Recreation Center), 317 Churchill Hubbard Road.
This clinic will focus on improving overall basketball fundamentals and sharpening skills and knowledge on the court. A veteran coach who has worked with many athletes who have advanced to the collegiate level will work with the participants. Previous basketball experience preferred. Early registration is suggested due to limited entries. Visit jccyoungstown.org to register.
The cost is $30 for JCC members and $40 nonmembers or $8 per session for JCC members and $10 per session for nonmembers.
CHANEY REUNION CANCELED: Due to the coronavirus, Chaney High School Class of 1955 is canceling all events scheduled to celebrate the 65th class reunion. Plans are being made for the 2021 celeration. Anyone with question may call Dee or Nick.
FOOD GIVEAWAY: Second Harvest Food Bank of the Mahoning Valley is collaborating with the Canfield Fair Board, the Mahoning County Sheriff’s Office and the Ohio National Guard to host the third Traveling Food Pantry food distribution at the fairgrounds 11 a.m. Tuesday. The food bank and members of the Ohio National Guard are prepared to serve 700 families. Sen. Michael Rulli, representing Ohio’s 33rd District, which includes all of Columbiana and Mahoning counties, will be on site assisting with the food distribution, and will present Second Harvest Food Bank with a proclamation and Ohio State flag at noon.
Recipients will enter the fairgrounds through Gate 9 and exit through Gate 5. In order to partake in this zero-contact distribution, recipients’ trunks must be open and clear of all other belongings and their windows must be rolled up. Recipients are not to exit their vehicle for any reason. The distribution includes fruit, vegetable and dairy boxes, plus additional assorted produce and bakery items.
The Traveling Food Pantry is a new program of Second Harvest Food Bank, operating as a direct result of the COVID-19 pandemic to help meet the increased need for food. For a list of additional distributions,visit www.mahon ingvalleysecondharvest.org and click “Need Food.”