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Job Skills Workshop Available at YWCA in March

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – YWCA Mahoning Valley will hold a job skills workshop beginning March 11 and it will run through the 28. The workshops are from 9 a.m. to noon Monday through Thursday. Participants will receive instruction in career exploration, resume writing, interviewing practice, job stability, and financial literacy. The workshops are open to women […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – YWCA Mahoning Valley will hold a job skills workshop beginning March 11 and it will run through the 28. The workshops are from 9 a.m. to noon Monday through Thursday. Participants will receive instruction in career exploration, resume writing, interviewing practice, job stability, and financial literacy. The...

Drive It Home Organizes ‘True Blue Friday’

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The organizers of the Drive It Home campaign are asking supporters to wear blue March 8 – the final day of production at the General Motors Lordstown Complex – for “True Blue Friday.” Participants are asked to share their pictures on social media with the hashtag #SaveLordstown. Pictures can also be sent […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The organizers of the Drive It Home campaign are asking supporters to wear blue March 8 – the final day of production at the General Motors Lordstown Complex – for “True Blue Friday.” Participants are asked to share their pictures on social media with the hashtag #SaveLordstown....

TBEIC Gets $14K Grant from Morgan Foundation

WARREN, Ohio – The trustees of the Burton D. Morgan Foundation approved approximately $3.5 million in grants for initiatives to impact the entrepreneurial ecosystem in Northeast Ohio, including $14,400 awarded to the Tech Belt Energy Innovation Center here. TBEIC will use the grant for its Founder’s Exchange programming, an energy hack-a-thon and speaker honoraria for […]

WARREN, Ohio – The trustees of the Burton D. Morgan Foundation approved approximately $3.5 million in grants for initiatives to impact the entrepreneurial ecosystem in Northeast Ohio, including $14,400 awarded to the Tech Belt Energy Innovation Center here. TBEIC will use the grant for its Founder’s Exchange programming, an energy...

Ohio Reps Work to Award Civil Rights Journalist Booker

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Reps. Tim Ryan and Dave Joyce introduced bipartisan legislation Monday to posthumously award the Congressional Gold Medal to Youngstown-native Simeon Booker in recognition of his achievements in journalism and commitment to civil rights. “His long, trailblazing career in journalism and his commitment to telling the stories of the civil rights movement […]

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Reps. Tim Ryan and Dave Joyce introduced bipartisan legislation Monday to posthumously award the Congressional Gold Medal to Youngstown-native Simeon Booker in recognition of his achievements in journalism and commitment to civil rights. “His long, trailblazing career in journalism and his commitment to telling the stories...

YBI Hosts Seminar on Blockchain Technologies

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Youngstown Business Incubator will host Cleveland-based business accelerator and micro-venture capitalist firm Flashstarts March 6 for a seminar on blockchain technologies. The Around the Block series, which is making stops across northeastern Ohio through mid-March, will explain the basics of blockchain technologies and how it can be used in business. Flashstarts […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Youngstown Business Incubator will host Cleveland-based business accelerator and micro-venture capitalist firm Flashstarts March 6 for a seminar on blockchain technologies. The Around the Block series, which is making stops across northeastern Ohio through mid-March, will explain the basics of blockchain technologies and how it can...

Jersey Mike’s ‘Month of Giving’ Supports Project MKC

BOARDMAN, Ohio – As part of the chain’s ninth annual Month of Giving campaign, the Boardman Jersey Mike’s Subs will donate all of its sales on March 27 to Project MKC. Based in Boardman, Project MKC – formerly known as Making Kids Count – provides diapers, clothing, toys and other necessities to families in need. […]

BOARDMAN, Ohio – As part of the chain’s ninth annual Month of Giving campaign, the Boardman Jersey Mike’s Subs will donate all of its sales on March 27 to Project MKC. Based in Boardman, Project MKC – formerly known as Making Kids Count – provides diapers, clothing, toys and other...

Students Give Funds from Business to Rescue Mission

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Grove City College students Stu Rozendal, Lizzy Higgins and Liz Finnegan are donating all of the proceeds from their business, The Pina Project, to the Rescue Mission of the Mahoning Valley. The Pina Project started as a project in a business class that the students were working on and has grown from […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Grove City College students Stu Rozendal, Lizzy Higgins and Liz Finnegan are donating all of the proceeds from their business, The Pina Project, to the Rescue Mission of the Mahoning Valley. The Pina Project started as a project in a business class that the students were working...

Goodwill Gems Jewelry Fundraiser Set for March 22

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — The 26th annual Gems Jewelry Sale and Charity Auction for the Youngstown Area Goodwill Industries is scheduled for Friday, March 22 at 5:30 p.m. at Stambaugh Auditorium. Formerly known as the Junior Group Gala and Jewelry Sale, the event is the largest fundraiser of the year for Goodwill. The event includes new, […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- The 26th annual Gems Jewelry Sale and Charity Auction for the Youngstown Area Goodwill Industries is scheduled for Friday, March 22 at 5:30 p.m. at Stambaugh Auditorium. Formerly known as the Junior Group Gala and Jewelry Sale, the event is the largest fundraiser of the year for...

Regional Chamber to Honor Bruce, Coy at Annual Meeting

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Youngstown/Warren Regional Chamber will host its 2019 Annual Meeting March 14 at Mr. Anthony’s, where it will also present the Spirit of the Valley and Spirit of the Chamber awards. At the meeting, which runs 7:30 to 9 a.m., chamber president James Dignan will give an update on economic developments in […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Youngstown/Warren Regional Chamber will host its 2019 Annual Meeting March 14 at Mr. Anthony’s, where it will also present the Spirit of the Valley and Spirit of the Chamber awards. At the meeting, which runs 7:30 to 9 a.m., chamber president James Dignan will give an...

Akron Children’s Seeks Nominations for Advocate Award

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Akron Children’s Hospital Mahoning Valley is accepting nominations for the Children’s Advocate Award through March 3. Nominees may be individuals, groups or organizations in Mahoning, Trumbull or Columbiana counties, as well as Lawrence and Mercer counties in Pennsylvania. Nomination forms are available here. Self-nominations are accepted. The selection criteria for the award […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Akron Children’s Hospital Mahoning Valley is accepting nominations for the Children’s Advocate Award through March 3. Nominees may be individuals, groups or organizations in Mahoning, Trumbull or Columbiana counties, as well as Lawrence and Mercer counties in Pennsylvania. Nomination forms are available here. Self-nominations are accepted. The...