Leadership Columbiana County
LISBON - Leadership Columbiana County spent April 4 focusing on health and wellness in Columbiana County.
The class began their morning at Riverside Hospital (East Liverpool City Hospital). CEO Ken Cochran, Pam Smith and Patrick Beaver gave an overview of the hospital programs and changes that have recently taken place. They focused on the recent restructuring, new name as well as the challenges they face with the changes to the insurance reimbursements.
Next the class toured Shining Reflections, a program that offers job seeking skills, GED and Adult Education Classes, socialization, workshops, arts opportunities, etc. to people with mental illness and other disabilities. Maureen Boals discussed the programs offered and also shared stories of recovery.
The Calcutta YMCA was the backdrop for the afternoon session. A tour of the facility and an overview of the programs available were given. Finally, Dottie Kane from Help Hotline discussed workplace violence and the cost to companies and employees. Several statistics were shared on the lost productivity of an employee when they are experiencing domestic violence. The threat to other employees and the employer was also discussed.
LCC is currently recruiting for the 2012-13 session. For more information on participating in the program, please contact Amanda Frost, executive director, at 330-853-2639 or visit www.leadershipcolumbianacounty.org.
EAST LIVERPOOL - The East Liverpool Lions Club met at noon on March 23 for their weekly meeting at the L & B Donut shop.
In the absence of the King Lion, Roxanne Burns, Lion Bob Allgood, was in charge of this meeting. He welcomed all members and guests.
Lion Pat McAtee gave the invocation. Singing was led by Lion Ruby Heldman.
Special guest speaker, Helen Stenger, was introduced by Lion Marilyn Wolfe.
Mrs Stenger has been the Supervisor at the Riverview Cemetery for many years.
She gave a beautiful slide presentation about the history of the cemetery, as well as some gorgeous bushes, trees, plants and shrubs that bloom in the spring of each. year with very colorful blossoms. This place is also known to many walkers who enjoy the beauty of the grounds.
An invitation was read from the Wellsville Lions Club who will be celebrating their Charter Night on April 26. Reservations will be needed. It will be held at the Alumni Center.
The club continues to collect used eye glasses, old cell phones, and ink jet cartridges for re-cycling. If you wish to donate any of these items, just drop them off at the Outdoor Army Store, 112 E. 6th St. or at Marty's Family Drugs on Lisbon Street.
The meeting ended with "The Pledge of Allegiance."
EAST LIVERPOOL - Tops 1390 met on April 24. Best loser for the week was Florence Smith, runner-ups were Wanda Price and Carol Wright.
The dimes were won by Linda Sirianni and the food charts were carried over.
Mildred Elliott won the 50-50 drawing.
Recognized for three week loses were May Kinemond, Sirianni and Dee Kiger. Wright received $1 for coming back with a loss after being best loser last week. There are four names left on the check contest.
Price won the monthly basket donated by Jonnie Carnes. Dee Kiger and Mary Rayburn celebrated birthdays.
The no-no for the week is chocolate. The meeting closed with a prayer.
Beginning May 1 Tops 1390 will be meeting at First Free Methodist Church at 16260 St Clair ave. Weigh-in 5:30-6:30 p.m.. Business meeting starts at 6:30 p.m. Everyone welcome. Tops is Take Off Pounds Sensibly, for more information call Dee at 330-386-5392 or May at 330-386-5152.