Stepping Up: Canfield Fairgrounds, Trumbull Historical Society

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — The Business Journal is asking companies and organizations to tell us how they are faring and what they are doing to help others through this pandemic crisis.

We call this series “Stepping Up.” Segments have been posted all this week and will continue to be posted during the crisis.

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Canfield Fairgrounds

CANFIELD, Ohio – As the weather clears up and warmer temperatures, Canfield Fairgrounds is open for walking and biking during the coronavirus outbreak. 

The walking trail begins at the Grandstand and passes the Event Center, Dairy Barn, Mahoning Veterans Memorial, Western Reserve Village, the Fine Arts and Pumpkin buildings and the Big Rock.

Entry and parking is available at Gate 5. Temporary restrooms have been set up and visitors are asked to take all trash with them due to the limited number of seasonal staff. 

Trumbull County Historical Society

WARREN, Ohio – The Trumbull County Historical Society has launched a series of online educational programs aimed at students in grades three through eight.

The courses will be held every Monday. Topics include the Underground Railroad in Trumbull County, women’s suffrage, historic homes and Packard Electric.

Information on the courses is available here.

In addition, the society is moving its Sunday Speaker Series online for April and May. Presentations will be held via Google Hangouts. Information on how to join is available on the group’s Facebook or

More information is available contacting the society at or 330 394 4653.

OH Donut Co.

BOARDMAN, Ohio – To help pass the time at home, Oh Donut Co. is offering a selection of decorate-your-own-doughnut kits that change weekly.

The kits are $19.95 each. 

The shop is also offering doughnuts, cinnamon rolls and T-shirts. 

For all items, delivery or curbside pickup is available.

Items can be purchased here

United Way of Youngstown

STRUTHERS, Ohio – United Way of Youngstown and the Mahoning Valley and Belleria Pizza in Struthers are donating food to the fire departments of Youngstown and Struthers.

The food will be delivered starting at 4 p.m. and will be given to all seven Youngstown fire stations and both in Struthers.

“We have been working closely with YFD in Youngstown these past few weeks getting food to those in need, so of course, we said we’d assist Belleria with this project. We want to thank all first responders during this time,” says United Way President Bob Hannon.

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