Area news in brief for Aug. 3

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AULTMAN OUTING – Aultman College plans its 15th annual Aully’s Open golf scramble from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sept. 16 at Wilkshire Golf Club in Bolivar. The outing benefits the college’s 1892 Scholarship Fund, named for the founding year of the Aultman Hospital School of Nursing. A new format has been introduced this year by including co-ed teams and two options to play: The front nine is for intermediate and advanced golfers; the back nine is for beginner and recreational golfers. Cost is $350 for a nine-hole foursome. Breakfast and lunch are included. For information, visit www.Aultman.org/AullysOpen or contact Sydney Campanaro at 330-363-4056.

SEBRING RECORDS – Sebring Village Records Retention Committee will meet at 5:30 p.m. Aug. 18.

SOIL CONTEST – Stark Soil & Water Conservation District is searching for Stark County’s healthiest soil. Starting Aug. 5, contestants can stop at the district office to pick up a standardized four-inch cylinder, which can used to collect a uniform sample. Detailed sampling instructions are at starkswcd.org. Samples can be dropped off at the district office from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. August 15-19. District staff and soil scientists will conduct soil health assessment tests to determine the healthiest soil. The district office is at 2650 Richville Drive SE, Suite 100, in Massillon. For more information, call 330-451-7645.

COLUMBIANA DATA – The Automatic Data Processing Board of the Columbiana County Auditor’s Office, will meet at 10 a.m. Aug. 9 in the auditor’s Conference Room on the main floor of the courthouse.

WASHINGTON TRUSTEES – Washington Township trustees plan a work session at 6:30 p.m. Thursday to discuss the alternative tax budget for 2023.

EDUCATION DISCUSSION – The League of Women Voters of the Canton Area plans a discussion of history education for Ohio’s students. The event is planned at 7 p.m. Aug. 11 at Timken Commons, the former Timken High School, at 521 Tuscarawas St. W in Canton. The panel discussion will include a retired high school teacher of history and government; two high school seniors; and Cynthia Peeples, a board member of the LWV of Ohio and founding director of Honesty for Ohio Education, a nonpartisan statewide coalition of more than 30 organizations that believes every child deserves an honest high-quality education grounded in truth, facts, and diverse perspectives. Three Ohio bills pending in the House Committee on State and Local Government focus on important issues – including slavery, racism, gender identity, LGBTQ issues, equity, and inclusion – and are House Bill 322, HB 327, and HB 616.

FIREFIGHTER EXAM – Alliance Fire Department will conduct a firefighter entry-level examination at 6 pm. Oct. 11 in Alliance Middle School's cafeteria, 3205 S. Union Ave. Applications may be secured from the office of the Civil Service Commission, 2nd Floor, 504 E. Main St. in Alliance, or at www.cityofalliance.com. Application to be used is clearly marked revised 2022 at the top. Do not use any other application. Applications must be returned to the Civil Service Commission on or before Oct. 3. Applications can also be mailed to the Civil Service Commission, 504 E. Main St., 2nd Floor, Alliance, OH 44601. Postmark must be on or before Oct. 3.

This article originally appeared on The Alliance Review: Alliance-area news in brief for Aug. 3