Awards & Events

MVHS Cookie Table Fundraiser Set for Feb. 24

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Mahoning Valley Historical Society is preparing for its sixth annual Cookie Table & Cocktails fundraiser from 6 to 10 p.m. Feb. 24, at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Social Hall.

More than 50 professional and amateur bakers are donating cookies to the cookie contest judged by community leaders.

The event is being organized by the Young Leaders Advisory Board, a group within the Mahoning Valley Historical Society comprised of members that are promoting MVHS programming beyond the museum sites and in the community.

The purpose of Cookie Table & Cocktails is to raise funds for ongoing exhibit and educational programming at the Tyler History Center. More than $50,000 has been raised since it began in 2013.

Bakers are still being accepted. The must provide between eight to 12 dozen cookies and receive one free ticket to the fundraiser. Bakers can sign up at MahoningHistory.org.

Tickets are $65 per person and include a buffet dinner, cookies, and music by Del Sinchack. The fundraiser also has a silent auction, basket raffle, and signature cocktails at the cash bar. Tickets are now on sale at MahoningHistory.org or by calling 330 743 2589.

Pictured: Frank Rulli, event chairman; Linda Kostka, MVHS development director; Scott Schulick, MVHS board member; John Slanina, committee member; and Bill Lawson, MVHS executive director.

Published by The Business Journal, Youngstown, Ohio.