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Local AFP Accepting Nominations for Philanthropy Day Awards

Local AFP Accepting Nominations for Philanthropy Day Awards

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Mahoning-Shenango Chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals is accepting nominations for the 2018 National Philanthropy Day Awards, the organization announced. This year’s luncheon ceremony marks the 28th year of the awards and will be held on Friday, Nov. 16, 2018, at Mr. Anthony’s in Boardman. Nominations are now being considered from […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Mahoning-Shenango Chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals is accepting nominations for the 2018 National Philanthropy Day Awards, the organization announced. This year’s luncheon ceremony marks the 28th year of the awards and will be held on Friday, Nov. 16, 2018, at Mr. Anthony’s in Boardman. Nominations...

Springtime in Columbiana Scheduled for May 4-6

COLUMBIANA, Ohio – The Columbiana Area Chamber of Commerce will host its annual Springtime in Columbiana event on May 4, 5 and 6. The weekend will showcase merchant open houses, artisan demonstrations, entertainment and food. Some of the special events for the weekend include; Annual United Methodist Church purse, jewelry and clothing sale on May […]

COLUMBIANA, Ohio – The Columbiana Area Chamber of Commerce will host its annual Springtime in Columbiana event on May 4, 5 and 6. The weekend will showcase merchant open houses, artisan demonstrations, entertainment and food. Some of the special events for the weekend include; Annual United Methodist Church purse, jewelry...

CityScape Announces First Wick Park 5K Fun Run

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Youngstown CityScape invites participants to join in the organization’s inaugural Wick Park 5K Run/Walk on April 14. The event is a fundraiser for the Wick Park Improvement project. Registration for the run is $17 before April 7 and $20 after that date. This year, money raised from the run will target improvements […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Youngstown CityScape invites participants to join in the organization’s inaugural Wick Park 5K Run/Walk on April 14. The event is a fundraiser for the Wick Park Improvement project. Registration for the run is $17 before April 7 and $20 after that date. This year, money raised from...

Sparkle Named ‘Retailer of the Year’ by Cleveland Food Dealers

Sparkle Markets Named 'Retailer of the Year'

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Youngstown-based Sparkle Markets was named the 2018 Retailer of the Year by the Cleveland Food Dealers Association for their success and achievements in the grocery industry. Sparkle Markets was presented the award on March 24 at the Cleveland Food Dealers Association’s annual Scholarship and Awards Banquet. This event is the largest of […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Youngstown-based Sparkle Markets was named the 2018 Retailer of the Year by the Cleveland Food Dealers Association for their success and achievements in the grocery industry. Sparkle Markets was presented the award on March 24 at the Cleveland Food Dealers Association’s annual Scholarship and Awards Banquet. This...

FirstLight Home Care Opens Salem Recruiting Office

FirstLight Home Care Opens Salem Recruiting Office

SALEM, Ohio – FirstLight Home Care of the Valley is opening a part-time recruiting office here to hire more caregivers from Columbiana County. “We’ve seen increased demand across Columbiana County for our services and would like to recruit more caregivers from this area,” said Michael Senchak, FirstLight administrator and co-owner. “Having a local office in […]

SALEM, Ohio – FirstLight Home Care of the Valley is opening a part-time recruiting office here to hire more caregivers from Columbiana County. “We’ve seen increased demand across Columbiana County for our services and would like to recruit more caregivers from this area,” said Michael Senchak, FirstLight administrator and co-owner....

Alta Care Group Receives $43K for Camp Challenge Facility

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Alta Care Group is moving forward with the next phase of renovations to its Camp Challenge facility on Youngstown’s West Side, thanks to a donation of over $43,000 from the Hine Memorial Fund. The donation from the fund, which is administered by the Youngstown Foundation, will be supplemented by a $10,000 contribution […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Alta Care Group is moving forward with the next phase of renovations to its Camp Challenge facility on Youngstown’s West Side, thanks to a donation of over $43,000 from the Hine Memorial Fund. The donation from the fund, which is administered by the Youngstown Foundation, will be...

City Club to Look at School Gun Violence

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The City Club of the Mahoning Valley will address school shootings at its next Views and Brews program. “The Beginning of the End of Gun Violence in Schools” will take place at 6:30 p.m. April 16 at Suzie’s Dogs & Drafts. Panelists will be John Vogel, treasurer of Western Reserve Fish and […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The City Club of the Mahoning Valley will address school shootings at its next Views and Brews program. “The Beginning of the End of Gun Violence in Schools” will take place at 6:30 p.m. April 16 at Suzie’s Dogs & Drafts. Panelists will be John Vogel, treasurer...

SBDC to Host Active Shooter Conference

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Ohio Small Business Development Center will host an active shooter conference April 27 at Youngstown State University’s Williamson College of Business Administration to address strategies to keep schools and workplaces safe. The one-day conference features national and local experts who will discuss protocols and techniques to maintain safety in a school […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Ohio Small Business Development Center will host an active shooter conference April 27 at Youngstown State University’s Williamson College of Business Administration to address strategies to keep schools and workplaces safe. The one-day conference features national and local experts who will discuss protocols and techniques to...

Fellows Riverside Gardens to Host Women’s Wellness Retreat

Fellows Riverside Gardens to Host Women’s Wellness Retreat

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Celebrate the return of spring and enjoy a morning dedicated to the wellness and well-being of women as Mill Creek Metroparks — Fellows Riverside Gardens hosts the first Women’s Well-Being Retreat – A Morning at the Gardens, Saturday April 7. Join Michelle O’Brien and guest speakers Dr. Kathy Padgitt, Ginny Taylor, and […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Celebrate the return of spring and enjoy a morning dedicated to the wellness and well-being of women as Mill Creek Metroparks -- Fellows Riverside Gardens hosts the first Women’s Well-Being Retreat – A Morning at the Gardens, Saturday April 7. Join Michelle O’Brien and guest speakers Dr....

‘Equal Pay Day’ Draws Attention to Wage Gap

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – YWCA Youngstown and Youngstown Business & Professional Women will hold an Equal Pay Day mixer from 5:30 to 8 p.m. April 10 at The Upstairs Restaurant, 4500 Mahoning Ave. The event includes a cash bar, basket auction, 50/50 raffle, appetizers and networking opportunities. Proceeds will benefit YWCA of Youngstown’s programs for women […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – YWCA Youngstown and Youngstown Business & Professional Women will hold an Equal Pay Day mixer from 5:30 to 8 p.m. April 10 at The Upstairs Restaurant, 4500 Mahoning Ave. The event includes a cash bar, basket auction, 50/50 raffle, appetizers and networking opportunities. Proceeds will benefit YWCA...