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Chuck’s Greenhouses Grows Support for Rescue Mission

NORTH JACKSON, Ohio – Chuck’s Greenhouses will host its annual Opening Day Sale April 26, with 15% of total sales donated to Rescue Mission of the Mahoning Valley. On-site cash donations up to $10,000 will also be matched by the greenhouse. Last year’s Opening Day Sale raised more than $18,000 for the mission. This year’s […]

NORTH JACKSON, Ohio – Chuck’s Greenhouses will host its annual Opening Day Sale April 26, with 15% of total sales donated to Rescue Mission of the Mahoning Valley. On-site cash donations up to $10,000 will also be matched by the greenhouse. Last year’s Opening Day Sale raised more than $18,000...

Nominations Open for National Philanthropy Day Awards

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — The Mahoning-Shenango Chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals has opened nominations for the annual National Philanthropy Day Awards. It’s the 29th year for the luncheon in the region. The event is scheduled for 11 a.m. Nov. 15, 2019 at the Avalon Inn Resort at 9519 E. Market St., Warren. Eligible nominees […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- The Mahoning-Shenango Chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals has opened nominations for the annual National Philanthropy Day Awards. It's the 29th year for the luncheon in the region. The event is scheduled for 11 a.m. Nov. 15, 2019 at the Avalon Inn Resort at 9519 E....

Wineries Announced for Columbiana Wine Fest

COLUMBIANA, Ohio — Seven area wineries are participating in the 2019 Columbiana Wine Festival on Friday, July 19 and Saturday, July 20. The Columbiana Area Tourism Bureau is hosting the event at Town Center at Firestone Farms at 101 Town Center Ave. In addition to the wine, the two-day event will feature food, live music, […]

COLUMBIANA, Ohio -- Seven area wineries are participating in the 2019 Columbiana Wine Festival on Friday, July 19 and Saturday, July 20. The Columbiana Area Tourism Bureau is hosting the event at Town Center at Firestone Farms at 101 Town Center Ave. In addition to the wine, the two-day event...

Power of the Arts Honors ‘Go Art’ Winners

Power of the Arts

By Ashley Custer YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Power of the Arts, in partnership with WRTA, held a reception Thursday at the Public Library of Youngstown for the winning artists of Go Art, a public art project competition. More than 100 artworks were submitted by 40 area artists, working in styles ranging from printmaking and computer-generated art […]

By Ashley Custer YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Power of the Arts, in partnership with WRTA, held a reception Thursday at the Public Library of Youngstown for the winning artists of Go Art, a public art project competition. More than 100 artworks were submitted by 40 area artists, working in styles ranging...

Farmers Honors 15 with President’s Club Awards

Farmers National Bank

CANFIELD, Ohio – Farmers National Bank honored 15 employees as the bank concluded the inaugural President’s Club program, honoring workers for their achievements throughout the year. The President’s Club, established last year, recognizes top employees quarterly and annually. The winners of the annual awards were recognized at a dinner at The Lake Club that featured […]

CANFIELD, Ohio – Farmers National Bank honored 15 employees as the bank concluded the inaugural President’s Club program, honoring workers for their achievements throughout the year. The President’s Club, established last year, recognizes top employees quarterly and annually. The winners of the annual awards were recognized at a dinner at...

Crime-Free Zone Rallies Envision a Better City

By Beckie Erwin YOUNGSTOWN – Residents have the opportunity this weekend to join a citywide effort to help reduce crime in their communities. The Crime-Free Zone rallies will be held 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday with four events hosted simultaneously on each side of town at four schools: Harding Elementary, Taft Elementary, McGuffey Elementary and […]

By Beckie Erwin YOUNGSTOWN – Residents have the opportunity this weekend to join a citywide effort to help reduce crime in their communities. The Crime-Free Zone rallies will be held 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday with four events hosted simultaneously on each side of town at four schools: Harding Elementary,...

YBI Names 5 ‘Sharks’ for Shark Tank Event

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Youngstown Business Incubator has announced the five “sharks” that will serve on the panel at its Shark Tank Event May 3 at The Lake Club: Eugene Calabria, John Masternick, Catherine Mott, Ed Muransky and Anthony Vross. The event is a local take of the ABC show “Shark Tank,” where entrepreneurs give […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Youngstown Business Incubator has announced the five “sharks” that will serve on the panel at its Shark Tank Event May 3 at The Lake Club: Eugene Calabria, John Masternick, Catherine Mott, Ed Muransky and Anthony Vross. The event is a local take of the ABC show...

Hirschbecks to be Honored as Champion for Our Valley’s Children

BOARDMAN, Ohio – Akron Children’s Hospital Mahoning Valley will honor John and Denise Hirschbeck and their family as the 2019 Champion for Our Valley’s Children at the 9th annual celebration dinner on May 7 at The Lake Club in Poland. Each holiday season, the Hirschbecks personally deliver wish list items to families of Akron Children’s […]

BOARDMAN, Ohio – Akron Children’s Hospital Mahoning Valley will honor John and Denise Hirschbeck and their family as the 2019 Champion for Our Valley’s Children at the 9th annual celebration dinner on May 7 at The Lake Club in Poland. Each holiday season, the Hirschbecks personally deliver wish list items...

In Centennial Year, United Way Marks Milestones of 2018

POLAND, Ohio – When William Shivers became chairman of the 2018 campaign of the United Way of Youngstown and the Mahoning Valley, he set his goals high. At the time, he asked Bob Hannon, president of the nonprofit, what was the most money they had ever raised. “He said, ‘$3.3 million.’ I said, ‘That’s going […]

POLAND, Ohio – When William Shivers became chairman of the 2018 campaign of the United Way of Youngstown and the Mahoning Valley, he set his goals high. At the time, he asked Bob Hannon, president of the nonprofit, what was the most money they had ever raised. "He said, '$3.3...

YBI Hosts Blockchain Seminar April 17

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Youngstown Business Incubator will host the Around the Block roadshow April 17, a series of events organized by Cleveland-based Flashstarts, to discuss blockchain and the opportunities the technology offers. The event will be held at 4:30 p.m. at Whistle & Keg downtown. Flashstarts is one of the organizers of the Blockland […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Youngstown Business Incubator will host the Around the Block roadshow April 17, a series of events organized by Cleveland-based Flashstarts, to discuss blockchain and the opportunities the technology offers. The event will be held at 4:30 p.m. at Whistle & Keg downtown. Flashstarts is one of...