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BBB to Present Torch Awards June 13 at Lake Club

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — The Better Business Bureau serving Columbiana, Mahoning and Trumbull Counties will honor four businesses, a nonprofit and a community leader June 13 when it presents the 2019 Torch Awards for Marketplace Trust at the Lake Club in Poland. The luncheon event, which begins at 11:30, celebrates BBB accredited businesses and leaders that […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- The Better Business Bureau serving Columbiana, Mahoning and Trumbull Counties will honor four businesses, a nonprofit and a community leader June 13 when it presents the 2019 Torch Awards for Marketplace Trust at the Lake Club in Poland. The luncheon event, which begins at 11:30, celebrates BBB...

Tickets on Sale for YWCA Women’s Entrepreneurship Conference

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Tickets are now available for this year’s Women’s Entrepreneurship Conference at the YWCA Mahoning Valley, which will focus on funding and marketing small businesses. The event, scheduled for Thursday, June 13, is the second in a series promoting women’s entrepreneurship, and is suitable for all women business owners, from those exploring opportunities […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- Tickets are now available for this year's Women's Entrepreneurship Conference at the YWCA Mahoning Valley, which will focus on funding and marketing small businesses. The event, scheduled for Thursday, June 13, is the second in a series promoting women's entrepreneurship, and is suitable for all women business...

Purpose Box Founders Win PSU Investment Contest

HERMITAGE, Pa. — With two wins at business competitions under their belt, the founders of Purpose: The Therapeutic Subscription Box LLC aim to double their company’s revenue by year’s end. Ali Izzo and Holly Masters, co-CEOs of Purpose and graduates of the Penn State University Shenango occupational therapy assistant and human development and family studies […]

HERMITAGE, Pa. -- With two wins at business competitions under their belt, the founders of Purpose: The Therapeutic Subscription Box LLC aim to double their company's revenue by year’s end. Ali Izzo and Holly Masters, co-CEOs of Purpose and graduates of the Penn State University Shenango occupational therapy assistant and...

Shenango Chamber Presents 15th Annual Phoenix Awards

SHARON, Pa. — The Shenango Valley Chamber of Commerce honored 10 businesses Thursday that have made key investments in the community. The awards honor the “best and the brightest in the Shenango Valley,” said Sherris Moriera, executive director of the chamber. “We hear every year how surprised people are by all the very cool things […]

SHARON, Pa. -- The Shenango Valley Chamber of Commerce honored 10 businesses Thursday that have made key investments in the community. The awards honor the “best and the brightest in the Shenango Valley,” said Sherris Moriera, executive director of the chamber. “We hear every year how surprised people are by...

Athena Award Presented to YSU Acting Dean King

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Dr. Tammy King acting dean of the Bitonte College of Health and Human Services at Youngstown State University, was presented the 2019 Athena Award at the 27th annual Athena Award dinner last night. As acting dean, King has been working with the Youngstown Foundation to secure scholarship funding and is working on […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- Dr. Tammy King acting dean of the Bitonte College of Health and Human Services at Youngstown State University, was presented the 2019 Athena Award at the 27th annual Athena Award dinner last night. As acting dean, King has been working with the Youngstown Foundation to secure scholarship...

Apostolakis Honda Wins Council of Excellence Award

CORTLAND, Ohio – Apostolakis Honda has been presented with the Council of Excellence award, given to the top 15% of Honda dealerships for financial services. “Our Council of Excellence dealerships apply their financial services skills and expertise to offer the kind of service and support that our Honda customers understand and appreciate,” said David W. […]

CORTLAND, Ohio – Apostolakis Honda has been presented with the Council of Excellence award, given to the top 15% of Honda dealerships for financial services. “Our Council of Excellence dealerships apply their financial services skills and expertise to offer the kind of service and support that our Honda customers understand...

KeyBank Earns National Recognition for Diversity

CLEVELAND, Ohio — KeyBank ranked among the top 50 companies in the United States for diversity and inclusion management, according to a company release. In its Top 50 Companies list for 2019, DiversityInc ranked KeyBank No. 36. Issued annually since 2001, the list recognizes the top U.S. companies that excel in hiring, retaining, and promoting […]

CLEVELAND, Ohio -- KeyBank ranked among the top 50 companies in the United States for diversity and inclusion management, according to a company release. In its Top 50 Companies list for 2019, DiversityInc ranked KeyBank No. 36. Issued annually since 2001, the list recognizes the top U.S. companies that excel...

Auction of Last Cruze Ends with Pipino’s $35K Bid

POLAND, Ohio — Mary Pipino is the proud new owner of the last Chevrolet Cruze manufactured at the General Motors Lordstown plant. Her high bid was announced last night at the United Way of Youngstown and Mahoning Valley Centennial Champions gala at the Lake Club. The last Cruze was purchased by Ed Muransky and his […]

POLAND, Ohio -- Mary Pipino is the proud new owner of the last Chevrolet Cruze manufactured at the General Motors Lordstown plant. Her high bid was announced last night at the United Way of Youngstown and Mahoning Valley Centennial Champions gala at the Lake Club. The last Cruze was purchased...

TEDxYoungstown Asks, ‘What’s Next?’

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — What’s next? That seems to be a popular question in our region these days. It also happens to be the theme of TEDxYoungstown 2019. Speakers will step into the red circle at the DeYor Performing Arts Center Sept. 7 to share “What’s Next?” Before we ask “What’s Next?,” let’s take a look […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- What’s next? That seems to be a popular question in our region these days. It also happens to be the theme of TEDxYoungstown 2019. Speakers will step into the red circle at the DeYor Performing Arts Center Sept. 7 to share “What’s Next?” Before we ask “What’s...

Ford Nature Center Campaign Receives $200K

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — A $100,000 gift from The James & Coralie Centofanti Charitable Foundation will be matched by the Sand Hill Foundation, Menlo Park, Calif., for a total $200,000 toward the renovation of the Ford Nature Center at Mill Creek MetroParks. The Mill Creek MetroParks Foundation launched the campaign for the $3 million project in […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- A $100,000 gift from The James & Coralie Centofanti Charitable Foundation will be matched by the Sand Hill Foundation, Menlo Park, Calif., for a total $200,000 toward the renovation of the Ford Nature Center at Mill Creek MetroParks. The Mill Creek MetroParks Foundation launched the campaign for...