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Our Towns: Wean Foundation Now Accepting Applications for Grants | November 2, 2017

Wean Foundation Now Accepting Applications for Grants

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Raymond John Wean Foundation’s Community Investment Grants Program is now accepting letters of inquiry for residents creating a healthy, vibrant, equitable and economically stable Mahoning Valley.  The grants program’s goal is to empower residents by focusing its support on community revitalization, economic opportunity, educational opportunity and public service leadership. The letter of inquiry […]

Awards & Events: ‘Hamilton’ Actor Returns to Aid Howland Dance School | November 2, 2017

‘Hamilton’ Actor Returns to Aid Howland Dance School

WARREN, Ohio – “Hamilton!” actor Seth Stewart says he knew the show was something special about halfway through its off-Broadway run. In the 300-seat theater the Lin-Manuel Miranda musical held previews before hitting Broadway, Stewart and others in the cast noticed multiple celebrities in the audience, he recalled. “But more than that, we felt it,” […]

Getting Ahead: PNC Names Sybelnick Associate Relationship Manager | November 2, 2017

PNC Names Sybelnick Associate Relationship Manager

PNC Bank has promoted Frank Sybelnik III to associate relationship manager in Corporate & Institutional Banking, where he partners with the commercial banking team to provide ideas and insights based on an understanding of the client’s needs and their financial well-being. Sybelnick has 11  years of banking experience. AT PNC he received the 2016 Circle […]

Getting Ahead: Petrolla Transitions to Eastgate Council of Governments | November 2, 2017

Petrolla Transitions to Eastgate Council of Governments

Genna Petrolla has joined the Eastgate Regional Council of Governments as an economic development planner. She will oversee updates and implementation of the Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy for the Eastgate planning region and will also work to expand the Mahoning Valley Is for Entrepreneurs initiative. Petrolla previously was employed by the Youngstown Warren Regional Chamber. […]

Economic Development: YBI to Administer Minority Business Assistance Center | November 2, 2017

YBI to Administer Minority Business Assistance Center

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — The Youngstown Business Incubator has been selected by the state to help develop and grow minority-owned and socially and economically disadvantaged businesses through the Minority Business Assistance Centers Program. The program supports minority-owned businesses by offering no cost counseling, state certification support and training focused on creating jobs and increasing sales. YBI […]