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Builders Donates to Toys for Tots, Awards Scholarships

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YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Builders Association has donated $5,000 to the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots program. The donation, awarded at the association’s Christmas party Dec. 13, will be used by the Marines to purchase toys for kids in need to open on Christmas. In addition, The Builders also announced last week the […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Builders Association has donated $5,000 to the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots program. The donation, awarded at the association’s Christmas party Dec. 13, will be used by the Marines to purchase toys for kids in need to open on Christmas. In addition, The Builders...

Cafaro Foundation Gives $50K to Akron Children’s

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Cafaro Foundation has awarded a grant of $50,000 to Akron Children’s Hospital Mahoning Valley as part of its ongoing mission to improve the quality of health care in the region. The gift is directed to the hospital’s Vision for Our Valley’s Children campaign, which launched on the fifth anniversary of the […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Cafaro Foundation has awarded a grant of $50,000 to Akron Children’s Hospital Mahoning Valley as part of its ongoing mission to improve the quality of health care in the region. The gift is directed to the hospital’s Vision for Our Valley’s Children campaign, which launched on...

Strimbu Fund Announces $147K in Grants

BROOKFIELD, Ohio – The Strimbu Memorial Fund has awarded $147,250 to 18 local organizations. The grants were announced at the fund’s 29th Annual Gift Giving Meeting Dec. 15 at Penn Northwest Development Corp. “These grants are essential to the organizations that assist in economic development efforts and provide assistance and programs to those in need,” […]

BROOKFIELD, Ohio – The Strimbu Memorial Fund has awarded $147,250 to 18 local organizations. The grants were announced at the fund’s 29th Annual Gift Giving Meeting Dec. 15 at Penn Northwest Development Corp. “These grants are essential to the organizations that assist in economic development efforts and provide assistance and...

Pop-Up Youngstown Flea Market Set for Dec. 22

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Youngstown Flea is holding “A Popup For Procrastinators” shopping market on Dec. 22, in an effort to continue with its focus to begin a new tradition of holiday shopping in the heart of downtown Youngstown, according to a news release. The Popup For Procrastinators will be an indoor extension of the […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Youngstown Flea is holding "A Popup For Procrastinators" shopping market on Dec. 22, in an effort to continue with its focus to begin a new tradition of holiday shopping in the heart of downtown Youngstown, according to a news release. The Popup For Procrastinators will be...

Smarts Celebrates Window Displays and the Holidays

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Smarts Community Arts School celebrated the holiday season Tuesday by showcasing recently completed window displays at the Ohio One Building downtown. Each of the spaces highlights one of the five art forms – visual arts, music, dance, theater and creative writing – that Smarts, short for Students Motivated by the Arts, offers. […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Smarts Community Arts School celebrated the holiday season Tuesday by showcasing recently completed window displays at the Ohio One Building downtown. Each of the spaces highlights one of the five art forms – visual arts, music, dance, theater and creative writing – that Smarts, short for Students...

Regional Chamber Adds Health & Wellness Expo in 2018

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Youngstown Warren Regional Chamber has joined Mercy Health, Southwoods Health and Steward Health Care System to host the inaugural Valley Health & Wellness Expo at the Covelli Centre March 3 and 4. The expo will feature health products, talks from experts and information sessions. “Our goal is for the Valley to […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Youngstown Warren Regional Chamber has joined Mercy Health, Southwoods Health and Steward Health Care System to host the inaugural Valley Health & Wellness Expo at the Covelli Centre March 3 and 4. The expo will feature health products, talks from experts and information sessions. “Our goal...

Home Savings Gives $5K to Junior Achievement

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Junior Achievement of Mahoning Valley has received a $5,000 grant from Home Savings Charitable Foundation to cover scholarships for JA Titan Business Challenge and local JA programming. JA Titan Business Challenge is a free competition at Youngstown State University’s Williamson College of Business Administration that will be held  March 8 for high […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Junior Achievement of Mahoning Valley has received a $5,000 grant from Home Savings Charitable Foundation to cover scholarships for JA Titan Business Challenge and local JA programming. JA Titan Business Challenge is a free competition at Youngstown State University’s Williamson College of Business Administration that will be...

Development Conference Honors Regional Chamber Initiatives

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Youngstown Warren Regional Chamber has been recognized for two of its initiatives by the Mid-America Economic Development Council. At its annual Competitiveness Conference and Site Selector Forum in Chicago, the council honored the chamber’s Victory for the Valley initiative – which sought to capitalize on the Mahoning Valley’s proximity to the […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Youngstown Warren Regional Chamber has been recognized for two of its initiatives by the Mid-America Economic Development Council. At its annual Competitiveness Conference and Site Selector Forum in Chicago, the council honored the chamber’s Victory for the Valley initiative – which sought to capitalize on the...

Arms Museum Hosts ‘History of Santa’ Saturday

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Mahoning Valley Historical Society is hosting George Johnson at noon this Saturday for a lecture on the History of Santa Claus. Johnson has been collecting antique Christmas decorations for over 30 years, and is a member of the Golden Glow of Christmas Past, a club for enthusiasts of Christmas memorabilia. He […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Mahoning Valley Historical Society is hosting George Johnson at noon this Saturday for a lecture on the History of Santa Claus. Johnson has been collecting antique Christmas decorations for over 30 years, and is a member of the Golden Glow of Christmas Past, a club for...

Tickets on Sale Friday for ‘The Gershwins’ Porgy and Bess’

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Tickets go on sale this Friday for Stambaugh Auditorium’s “The Gershwins’ Porgy and Bess,” produced by Opera Western Reserve in association with The Warren Philharmonic Orchestra. “The Gershwins’ Porgy and Bess” by George Gershwin, DuBose and Dorothy Heyward, and Ira Gershwin, will take place at 7:30 p.m. on March 9. It is […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Tickets go on sale this Friday for Stambaugh Auditorium's "The Gershwins’ Porgy and Bess," produced by Opera Western Reserve in association with The Warren Philharmonic Orchestra. "The Gershwins’ Porgy and Bess" by George Gershwin, DuBose and Dorothy Heyward, and Ira Gershwin, will take place at 7:30 p.m....