The Update | Tina Turner Tribute Concert at The Amp

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Sheena B. & the 445s will present a tribute to the late Tina Turner at The Youngstown Foundation Amphitheatre at 7 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 24.

The concert is part of the A Night Out for Neighborhoods series. Admission is free. Gates will open at 6 p.m.

Salem Hospital Foundation Gala

SALEM, Ohio – Salem Regional Medical Center Foundation’s 2023 Gala will take place Oct. 14 at The Barn at Firestone Farms in Columbiana. 

Tickets are $100 per person or $800 for a reserved table of eight and are on sale now through Sept. 29. Contact Amy Reed at 330 337 2883 or for tickets or sponsorship opportunities.

All proceeds will go toward the Transforming Healthcare Today for Tomorrow fundraising effort in support of the hospital’s Surgery and Outpatient Pavilion at Firestone Farms.

The gala will feature a cocktail hour, cash bar and appetizers, music by the John Reese Trio, an upscale dinner and desserts, a live auction by Hofmeister Realty & Auction Co. and a silent auction.

Cedar Point Fall Hiring Event

SANDUSKY, Ohio – Cedar Point is seeking workers for its fall season. Most positions pay up to $20 per hour.

An in-person fall hiring event will take place Wednesday, Aug. 23, from 5 to 7 p.m. at Cedar Point’s Recruiting Center, 2210 First St.

Positions are available in a variety of areas, including food and beverage/culinary services, housekeeping/hotel accommodations, ride operations and more. Available HalloWeekends-specific positions include daytime family activity hosts and Screamsters – the scare actors who provide a high level of fright inside the park’s haunted houses and outdoor fright zones.

Job offers will be made on the spot. Park managers and leaders will be on hand to answer questions. High school students, career professionals and retirees can take advantage

of flexible scheduling (including Saturdays only) and benefits, discounts, reward and recognition programs, exclusive associate-only events, free tickets for family and friends, on-site housing for those who qualify and free admission to any Cedar Fair park.

Candidates can search and apply online immediately HERE.

Civil Rights Leader to Speak at the JCC

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Youngstown Area Jewish Federation will commemorate the 60th anniversary of the March on Washington at noon Aug. 28 at the Jewish Community Center of Youngstown, 505 Gypsy Lane.

Peter Geffen, founder of the Abraham Joshua Heschel School in New York, will speak. He will be introduced by Pastor Kenneth L. Simon, New Bethel Baptist Church.

In the summers of 1965 and 1966, Geffen served as a civil rights worker for Martin Luther King’s Southern Christian Leadership Conference in Orangeburg, South Carolina. He played several historic roles at King’s funeral, including accompanying King’s friend, Rabbi Abraham Joshua Heschel, throughout the funeral procession.

Geffen has remained active in social justice causes his entire life, from civil rights to the movement against the war in Vietnam to Arab-Jewish reconciliation in the Middle East, and many others.

The program is free, but registration is required by Aug. 21. A light lunch is included. Contact Nancy Sentelik at or 330 746 3251, ext. 108, to register.

Free Beginner Bridge Lessons

COLUMBIANA, Ohio – The Columbiana Women’s Club will host free beginner bridge lessons with master player Sally Sabota from 10 a.m. to noon Wednesdays on Sept. 20 and 27, and Oct. 4 and 11. The club is at 121 N. Main St.

The lessons are designed for beginners and those interested in refreshing their game. Each of the two-hour sessions includes a lecture, interaction and practice.

For information, call Sabota at 330 549 2066. To register, call Pat Tingle at 330 207 1470.

Pictured at top: Sheena B. will headline a concert at The Youngstown Foundation Amphitheatre on Aug. 24.

Published by The Business Journal, Youngstown, Ohio.