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Lib- Ohio uSt „ OhiL- unbus Uo *6-178l Vol. 56-No. 18 North Canton, Ohio, Wednesday, February 28, 1979 One Section 12- Pages Completely Local News Fifteen Cents SSB ENGINEER FOR A DAY. Oliver M: Ren- trap, <a student at GleriOak High School, was one of 25 high school students who spent Tuesday, Feb. 20 as "Engineer IFor A Day" lat Republic Steel Corporationn's Central Alloy District in Canton and Enduro Division in Massillon. Oliver, who lives at 995 Briarview NE, was teamed with Nancy Sm'olnik, 'associate in management — metallurgical engineering, for Ms day at tihe district's steelmakin'g operations. ^.HONORED AT BANQUET. Awards were tihe main item of the evening as Cub Scout Pack 211 of Communiiry Christian Church held •uheir ifdrst annual Blue and Gold Blanquet on Thursday, Feb. 22. Pictured above (left to right) are Kevin Gray, son of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Gray of 329 Donner iNW, third place winner of ticket sales to the irecerot!ly held chili dinner; Derek Wheeler, son of Mr. iand Mrs. Dale Wheeler of 243 Orchard Hill Dr. SW, recipient of his Wolf patSclh; Steven Backhurst, son of Mr. and Mrs. Bruce Backhurst of 150 'Maplecresft SW, first place winner of the recently held Pinewood Derby; James Pastor, sk>n of Mr. and Mrs. James Pastor of 1568 Westfield SW, first place winner of the ticket sales, recipient of his Wolf patch as well as one gold and two Silver alrrow points and second place winner of the Pinewood Derby; land Michael Mamma, son olf Mr. and Mrs. Ro- lland MSaruna of 2200 Tamarack Cir. NE, Plain Township, third place winner of the Pinewood Derby. v Dr. Cromwell, Guest Speaker At Community Lenten Service f\\ HfeUlsMllUlsli J hVIII^II' *#' Dr. Thomas Cromwell The Community Lenten 'Services, an annual series oif special worship services, will begin Tuesday everiinig, Mar. 6 at 7:30 p.m. in Trinity United Church df Christ, 3909 'Blackburn 'Rd. NW, Canton. Dr. Thomas Cromwell,! Ohio East Area United Me- j thodist Church Administr- ! ative Assistant, will be the guest speaker at the flrst service. His sermon subject will be: "ExamineMe" Special music will feature a fifteen minute organ meditation beginningat7:l5 p.m. by Mrs. Shirley Finney, Organist. The Sanctuary Choir of Trinity United Church of Christ will sing for the service under the, direction of Mr. Charles Kidder. The officiating clergyman will be Dr. PauIKie- wit, Pastor, of Trinity United Church of Christ. These community-wide Lenten Services are spon sored by the Council of iChurchesof Central Stark : County and Church Women United. (These services are . a part of the program ofthe Special Events Division of the Council. Mrs. Earle Caldwell of Zion Lutheran Church is the chairperson of the Community Lenten Service Committee. The offerings taken at all ser- ' vices will be used for the programs of the Council of Churches of Central Stark County. The public is cordially inivted to attend these Tuesday evening Lenten Services. A fellowshiphour ..will be held each Tuesday: .tjVtJIllfig iiiimtruiavtrijr IGi- lowing the service. J& Lenten 1^ Meditation The North Canton Mfinisteriai Association, which represents lall major Christian denomination^ wi&i churches in our community, has again very graciously consented to supply weekly meditation during tlhese weeks of the Lenten period 'leadinfg to Easter Sunday, April 15. Five From Hoover National Merit Scholarship Finalists Rev. Irwin E. Jennings, pastor of Faith United Methodist Church, has presented this week's Lenten Meditation entitled "Thinking On Death." "One of the most popular classes offered at Faith Church in recent years has been one dealing with "Death and Dying." Arewe getting too morbid? I think not. Interest in the subject of death and dyingindicates a healthy concern for a subject we have tended to avoid until it hit us. "Once John Wesley came to a town, gathered a congregation about himandbe- gan to preach. Aftersever- al minutes, hesaw that persons were drowsy and inattentive. He.was preaching on a theme that he loved: salvation by grace through faith. Buthesensed that he could not Speak on such a topic to an una- wakened people. Heswitch- ed to the text "It is appointed unto men once to die." (Hebrews 9:27 KJV) "This incident in the life of Wesley and our contemporary interest indeath and dying remind us that the serious contemplation of death can point us toward life and gratutude for the gift of life. These are reminders we need during Lent when the traditional ritual for Ash Wednesday has been for the priest to put ashes upon the foreheads of worshipers and to remind them they will die. 'Some would turn from such reality saying, "Let us not be morbid." But it is tragic to repress thinking on this ultimate reality. All of us have known persons who when told they had only a short time to live have responded with great courage, and have made their last days a powerful witness to their faith. "During Lent, let us think on death - our death. The apostle Paul reminds us to do that, but all our thinking about this topic must have a final focus: Death is swallowed up in victory through the supreme fact of theRe- surrection. Christ has pioneered the way to life here and hereafter. Knowing this, we can, in the words of Paul, "be steadfast, immovable, always abounding in the work of the Lord" and we may give thanks to God, "who gives us the victory through our Lord Jesus Christ." Michele Renie North Canton Jaycees Offer Two Scholarships To Seniors The Nortih Caniton Jaycees lare offering two scholarships to deserving seniors at North Canton Hoover High School. A one-thousand dollar award land a five-hundred dollar award Will be given to twio students to help finance any post-high school education or draining. Diane Gibbons dinger, project manager, spoke and answered students' question. A similar activity at Enduro inMassillonfound students attendingmorningor- ientation sessionswith staff engineers touring the divi- -sion's stainless *steel and special metals operations and participating in afternoon metals testing projects under the guidance of Enduro engineers. Five Hoover High School students have been con firmed by the National Merit Scholarship as Final tats in the competition for National Ment Scholar Ships to be awarded in 1979 Students are: Diane Gibbons, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Harry Gibbons, 824 Woodside Ave., SE; Elizabeth Jennings, daughter of Rev. and Mrs. Irwin Jennings, 816 Hillcrest NW; Michele Renie, daughter oi Mr. and Mrs. David Renie, 1151 Seventh St., NE;Darla Sykes, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Donald Sykes, 330 Weber Ave.; and David West, son ofMr. and Mrs. Charles West, 2385 Orchid St. NW. Thisisanhonor shared by less than one half of one percent of the nation's graduating secondary school seniors. The selection of Merit Scholars is now in progress, and only Finalists are eligible to compete for Merit Scholarships. Over 14,000 Finalists are being considered for the 1,000 National Merit $1,000 Scholarships and some 2,900 four - year Merit Scholarships to beawardedin 1979. Finalists selected as Merit Scholarship winners willbe notified in March and early April. The National Merit Scholarship Corporation states that each Finalist has demonstrated outstanding academic ability and potential for . becoming a leader in his chosen field; the development of his potential for becoming a leader in his chosen field; the development of his potential and success in, the future will require perseverance as well as competency gained through extensive preparation and training. Portage PTA The winning studentswill be chosen by a committee consisting of members of the North Canton Jaycees. In judging the applications, the committee will try to find a well rounded student and citizen, and will consider the student's contributions to the school and community, the student's character, and the student's potential for future growth. The scholastic record of each applicant will be reviewed by the committee, but will not be the determining factor in makingthe final selection. The committee realizes that many qualified students inneedof financial aid may not have the highest grades in the school. Therefore, all interested students should apply. Richard Dodez, Scholarships Chairman for the North Canton Jaycees, will have application forms forwarded to the high school by February 20. Students can obtaintheseforms from their guidance counselors, and completed forms should be returned to that office by March 16,1979.Winners wi 11 b e announced someti me during May. ————YCA Nominations Sponsors HoM,y Repubhc Steel Due March 7 show Mar. 6 Hosts High School Students Republic Steel Corporation's Central Alloy District in Canton and its Enduro Division in Massillon played host Tuesday, Feb. 20 to 25 local high school students who are planning careers in engineering, .as part of a county wide "Engineer For A Day" program. In all, 167 students, Interested in engineering, are scheduled to participate in similar programs in 29 other local companies. At Republic in Canton, each student was teamed with a staff engineer for a morning of orientation and on-the-job inspection and metals testine Droiects. The students were Republic's guests for luncheon in the district dining room, at which Frederick L.Kahl, chief engineer and Jack T. Young 'Citizens Award co - chairpersons, Sara Sheffler and GaryWechter have announced that all YCA nominations must be received no later than March 7. Forms may be picked up at either the Community Building YMCA or North Canton Radio & TV. The general public, civic leaders as well as fellow students are encouraged to nominate a student, grade 10 through 12, for the a- wards to be given on April 28. Portage School PTA will sponsor a hobby show on Tuesday, Mar. 6 at 7:30 p.m. at the school. Students from grades one through seven will participate in this show. Each display will provide information about the hobby, why it is of interest and what has been learned. In the Resource Center preceding the hobby show the PTA will hold an election of officers for the 1979- 80 school year. The public is welcome. St. Paul Women Host World Day of Prayer The Altar and Rosary Society of St. Paul's Catholic Church here, in Cooperation with local Christian Churches, is hosting the World Day of Prayer on Friday, Mar. 2 at 1 p.m. This is an interdenominational service sponsored by the Church Women United. 'Spiritual Growth" is the theme for 1979 and the prayers to be used this year were written by a group of students in the Pan - African Leadership Course for women in Mindolo Ecumenical Foundation inKitwe, Zambia. Church Women United is the offically - recognized sponsore of World Day of Prayer in the United States. The women of Africasend this message: "Our warm greetings to all Christians around the world who are coming together from different places for the World Day of Prayer 1979. We hope the voices of the Pan- African Leadership Course at Mindolo can be heard in solidarity with the voices of women in the world as we pray together on World Day of Prayer 1979." Babysitting will beavail- able at St. Paul's and All women of the area are invited to participate in the service. Elizabeth Jennings ii — -n 'Moonies' Are Soliciting North Canton Mayor Dennis Grady wishes to advise residents of the City of North Canton that members of the Holy Spirit Association for the Unification of WorldChris- tianity Church, commonly known as the "Mconies", are soliciting within the City limits. Both male and female "Moonies" will be requesting donations for their church in exchange for candy or jewelry. "In light of the decision by the UnitedStateSupreme Court, the Law Department of the City of North Canton has advised the Administration that we must allow the "Moonies" to solicit in our community." Mayor Grady advises-all citizens to use their own discretion regarding con- • tact with solicitors and to report anyinstancesofhar- assment or trespass to the Police Department. City Council Meets; Passes Two Pieces Of Legislation (North, Canton City Council adopted only two of the six pieces of legislation on 'their agenda. Monday evening, Feb. 26. Dr. Geo. Parkinson Will Speak At Zion UCC Next Thursday Adopted was a resolution declaring the necessity of constructing curbs, gutters and sidewalks onWoodrow Brenda Black Wins Zone Competition Brenda Black a student at GlenOak High School, was the winner of the Zone Oratorical Content held at the University Club ofAkronon Wednesday, Feb. 21st. She is thedaughterofMr. and Mrs. Donald Black of 4624 Woodland Ave. NW. This contestis sponsored by Optimist International and Brenda was the representative of the North Canton Club, one of six In the Zone. Brenda will advance to the Regionals in Mentor on April 7th. Topic this year is '1n My Youth I See". Charles Messerly was chairman for the oratorical contest. LOCAL WINNERS. Hoover High School's Distributive Education class went to District Competition February 13 at R. Drage. Competing were (back row 1. to r.) Tom Capps, Chris MoCort, Mike Holmes, (flront row 1. to r.) Cheryl Burgess, Diana Kendall, and Kathy Allen. (Missing is Anna Dechiara). Chitis, Anna and Diana all received second plaice in Team Management and Decision Making. Tom received 'a second place 5n Advertising. Mike received a second place in Sales De- monstraltion. Cheryl earned a 'third place in Public Speaking iand Kathy received a third place in Marketing. In the overall team scores, .TJIfWV. >iM.*« «,(•»» '-*«- •■»**• 1-vW^W-— _ 11 .—-J+4* <J« n4l>w- *msw*=» noo u.wui.'Cll «*i*»*-'*»g ell* 'UVU UIVUpHuug schools in Stiark County1. Ave. NW and the west side of Marquardt Ave. NE, and an ordinance authorizing the mayor to enter into an agreement with the Ohio Department of Natural Resources in order to obtain a grant for Project Title, Eastwoods Park, No. 39- 00723. Given first readings only were an ordinance establishing zone classification of R-70 Single Family Residential District for the area annexed as the Jones/ Deerhaven Allotment No. 2, O.L. 261, Lot No. 75, now situated within the corporate limits of the City of North Canton; an ordinance concerning the National Fire Protection Association; an ordinance authorizing the Board of Control to advertise and receive bids and for the mayor to enter into a contract for the rental of a photocopy machine; and an ordinance establishing the rates of compensation for the Recreation Department and Swimming Pool employees. Council's next regular meeting will be Monday, Mar. 12 at 7 p.m. in Council chambers. George Parkinson Thursday evening, Mar. 8 at 6:15 p.m., there will (be a (Lenten carry-in dinner at Zion Church, 415 S. Main St. Those who come should bring table service and one large covered dish or two small ones. Coffee, tea, punch, rolls and butter will be provided by the church. Following dinner at 7:30 p.m. the Lenten worship service will be held in the sanctuary. Dr. George Parkinson, former pastor of Christ United Presbyterian Church, will be the evening speaker. His topic will be "The Romance ofDisciple- ship." The Chancel Choir will present special music. •Nurseries will be open for small children and there will be classes for all children up through the fourth grade. The public is invited to the worship service.
|Title||The Sun. (North Canton, Stark County, Ohio), 1979-02-28|
|Place||North Canton (Ohio); Stark County (Ohio)|
|Description||Beginning June 28, 1995, published as The sun journal.|
|Submitting Institution||North Canton Public Library|
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