COMMUNITY THEATREAurora Community Theatre convened for its annual meeting June 10 and elected the following to the board of directors:Joe Lykins, Phil Potter, Karen Haus (vice president), Marianne Paul (treasurer) and Ted Hollo (secretary).They will join President Jane Morton, Phyllis Grum-ney, John Marchese, Jean Myers, Victoria Rizzo-Prato, Barbara Tatum and Ross Wason.Outgoing board members are Valerie Teller and J. Kent Ramsay. Recognized for many years of help and support were Betts Colebrook, Linda Ryan and Carol Keister.Entertainment was provided by Daniel White, Jenni Messner, Brian Heigel, Anne Ramsay and four cast members of "A Chorus Line."Aurora resident Janice Baldwin won the Lynn Potter Memorial Quilt in the raffle which took place recently. Her name was drawn by quilt creator Dorothy Ed-wards at the annual meeting June 10.The potluck dinner at the meeting was coordinated by Jean Arbuckle, Betsy White, Jennifer Teller and Rizzo-Prato.Teller announced 150 youngsters are signed up for ACT's children's summer workshop. Two sessions will take place, with each group presenting "Cinderella" at the end.Productions for the 2007-08 season are "Exit the Body," Oct. 26 to Nov. 17; "On Golden Pond," Jan. 25 to Feb. 16; and "Cabaret," April 25 to May 17.ACT's Colebrook scholarships this year went to Jenni Messner and Brian Heigel and the Lynn Potter scholarship to Aubrey Wilson. BUSINESS NETWORKThe Aurora Borealis chapter of Business Network International recently welcomed William and Katrinka Carlton with Steadfast Travel Agency as new members.Steadfast is a Web-based travel site and arranges for flights, automobile rental, hotels and cruises by visiting www.ytb.com/assurance.Patrons are able to book travel pleasures from the comfort of their home, as the Web site is accessible 24 hours a day and is user friendly."We have invested in this travel business as a way of helping family, friends and associates realize that dreams and desires in seeing the world through travel can come true," said Katrinka.BNI is a networking referral organization that has 23 chapters in Northeast Ohio. Members gain by passing word of mouth referrals to each other.Only one business in each category or profession can join per chapter. The local chapter meets Fridays at 7:30 a.m. at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church.For details, call George Smith at 330-963-0350 or Mike Tinlin at 216-598-0566 or visit BNI's Web site at www.bni-ohio.com.AMERICAN LEGION 803Aurora's recently created American Legion Post 803 chose Aurora High School student Tim McDermott to attend Buckeye Boys State.The event took place at Bowling Green State University. It is open to 1,200 boys statewide who have completed their junior year of high school, and emphasizes the practical application of state and local government.The post especially thanks AHS guidance counselor Deanna McCarrell for working with Post 803 and American Legion District 14 Buckeye Boys State coordinator Ed Trego so the Boys State project.HISTORICAL SOCIETYAurora Historical Society's annual picnic is July 15 at 3:30 p.m. at Aurora Golf and Country Club. Cost is $16 per person and a silent auction is planned.Society director Marcelle Wilson will give a power-point presentation of historic photos and images from the group's past events. Reservations can be made by calling Jack Klawitter at 330-562-6839.The museum, which is normally open Tuesdays and Thursday from 2 to 4 p.m., will have Saturday hours July 14 and Aug. 18 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.According to the society's guest registry, 493 people visited the museum in 2006. That compares to 296 in 2005, 341 in 2004 and 327 in 2003.The Aurora Memorial Library Trust had the wallpaper removed from the historical society's alcove area in the basement, where the cheese production equipment usually is displayed. The area was covered with a cream-colored coat of paint, spanged over with a warm cocoa color. The area temporarily houses the "Child's Play: Toys and Dolls from Childhood, 1870-1980" exhibition, which will be there until August.Antique tools are on display through August. They are from the Aurora, Kent and Brimfield historical societies' collections.