Howland honors student champs

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HOWLAND DAY OF CHAMPIONS: The Howland community is recognizing students who qualified for or won state championships in the 2020-21 school year.

The Howland Day of Champions will be 10 a.m. Saturday at Howland Park. Township officials will be providing recognition to the students while the local fire and police will lead a parade around the park. There will be some food trucks at the park during the event as well.

JEEP CRAWL IN FALLS: Jeep Crawl in the Falls will be noon Sunday starting at Halliday’s Winery, 2400 River Road NE, Lake Milton. Take off 12:30 p.m.

The crawl will be around Lake Milton with arrival in downtown Newton Falls at 1 p.m. DJ Jocelyn will provide music from 2 to 6 p.m. The event will include food, vendors, ax throwing and a basket raffle.

All proceeds will benefit the Newton Falls fireworks.

There will be a bike show 10 to 11:30 a.m. Saturday, but no car show this year.

HONORING VETERANS: The Southington Community Trust and Chalker High School 1967 graduating class will hold a plaque dedication 6 p.m. today at the Chalker Building to recognize the armed services graduates from the class. A plaque will be displayed at the building and one for Southington schools. There will be musical entertainment and refreshments.

THREADS OF EQUALITY AT UPTON: The Upton House Spring Luncheon is set for noon Saturday at 380 Mahoning Ave., Warren.

The program in the dining room will be “Threads of Equality,” presented by Molly Sergi, Ph.D., of Girard, who is the lead faculty in history at the Kent State University at Geauga campus and a member of the KSU Department of History. The program will examine the impact fashion had on women’s clothing and reform movements including suffrage and social change in America.

CHURCH FEST: Hubbard St. Patrick Church, 225 N. Main St., will hold its 63rd annual festival Aug. 5 to 8. There will be homemade food, rides, live entertainment and the grand raffle of a 2021 Chevrolet Trailblazer LT or $20,000. Purchase raffle tickets online at saintpatsfestival.com.

All CDC health guidelines will be followed. For information, call 330-534-1928.

CAREALOT FOUNDATION EVENT: The CareALot Foundation will hold its first golf outing with shotgun start at 9 a.m. Saturday at the Links Golf Course. There also will be a 50-50 raffle and prizes.

The foundation’s goal is to assist local families and organizations in need. This year’s proceeds will be for the Rocket Fuel at Maplewood High School, which is a food pantry that serves numerous families in the community. CareALot is a private, nonprofit organization whose primary mission is to enhance health, end hunger and overcome hardship within the community.

For information on the golf outing, which is $75 per golfer or $300 per team, call Mike at 330-240-1326 or Anthony at 330-716-0314.


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