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Our Towns: Youngstown Foundation Awards $216K in Q2 Grants | July 6, 2017

Youngstown Foundation Awards $216K in Q2 Grants

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Youngstown Foundation has awarded grants for the second quarter of the year to 11 area organizations totaling $216,600. The grants, which include the Hine Memorial Fund recipients and donor advised fund distributions range from $8,000 to $50,000. Additionally, more than $186,000 was distributed to local nonprofits through the foundation’s support fund program. The Youngstown Foundation, founded […]

Our Towns: Community Council Supports Reservists on Base and Off | June 15, 2017

Community Council Supports Reservists on Base and Off

VIENNA TOWNSHIP, Ohio – Whether by providing household supplies, financial support or education opportunities, the citizen airmen at the Youngstown Air Reserve Station can always count on the support of their local community council, just as they have the past four decades. “We can do things the base can’t,” says Youngstown Municipal Judge Robert Milich, secretary […]

Our Towns: Chamber’s Military Affairs Commission Advocates for Reserve Base | June 13, 2017

Chamber’s Military Affairs Commission Advocates for Reserve Base

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – For too many years, John Rossi says, the “military assets” in the Mahoning Valley and eastern Ohio were “out of sight, out of mind.” Rossi is president of the Youngstown Warren Regional Chamber Foundation. That began to change in 2015, he says, when the Regional Chamber launched an initiative to raise the […]