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Awards & Events: Leadership Mahoning Valley Extends Deadline | May 23, 2017

Leadership Mahoning Valley Extends Deadline

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Leadership Mahoning Valley has extended the deadline for applications for its 2017-2018 class through June 1. Created to identify individuals with diverse backgrounds and experiences who demonstrate leadership talent and community commitment, the program provides adult community leaders with a general overview of the Mahoning Valley, an opportunity for increased understanding of […]

Awards & Events: Volunteers Needed for Summer Festival of the Arts | May 23, 2017

Volunteers Needed for Summer Festival of the Arts

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The 19th annual Summer Festival of the Arts scheduled for July 8 and 9 at Youngstown State University is seeking volunteers. Volunteers are needed for artist registration, information booths, in the children’s hands-on art tent, for technical assistance at performance sites and at the festival of nations international area, among others. Various […]

Awards & Events: AFP Chapter Opens Nominations for National Philanthropy Day | May 23, 2017

AFP Chapter Opens Nominations for National Philanthropy Day

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Mahoning-Shenango Chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals is accepting nominations for the 2017 National Philanthropy Day Awards. Nominations must be received by 5 p.m. July 14. The awards luncheon will take place Nov. 17 at Mr. Anthony’s Banquet Center in Boardman. To be eligible, nominees must reside in Mahoning, Trumbull […]

Banking & Finance: Specialty Mortgage Companies Fill the Gaps | May 23, 2017

Specialty Mortgage Companies Fill the Gaps

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — For those seeking a mortgage or participate in government-backed home-buying programs unavailable through conventional lenders, independent mortgage companies can help. “A lot of people are surprised that conventional banks don’t offer products such as Veterans Administration loans or USDA [U.S. Department of Agriculture] loans,” says William Dawes, manager of the Salem branch […]