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YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- Second Harvest Food Bank will kick off its 24th annual Harvest for Hunger campaign next Wednesday. The food and funds drive, which runs through April, aims to help stock Second Harvest’s shelves for the spring and summer months when donations decline.
Last year’s campaign raised $175,849 and collected nearly 60,000 pounds of food. All funds raised and food collected remain in Columbiana, Mahoning and Trumbull counties.
YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- NYO Property Group will hold an open house Thursday at its Urban Office Space to showcase the property as well as provide networking opportunities. The event will take place from 5 to 7 p.m. on the fourth floor of the 16 Wick Building downtown.
“Attendees will have the opportunity to see the new office spaces, network with local professionals and meet the hosts,” NYO said in a news release.
YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Youngstown CityScape will host a "Grass Roots Gala" recognizing First National Bank of Pennsylvania and Pete Asimakopoulos, its Youngstown market president, Feb. 26 at the D.D. and Velma Davis Center in Mill Creek MetroParks. A social will take place at 5:30 p.m. followed by the dinner at 6:30 p.m.
Since 2010, Youngstown CityScape has awarded the Sweet Grass Roots Award to an individual who has "made significant personal and professional commitment to the organization’s mission of revitalizing downtown Youngstown," the group says.
POLAND, Ohio -- More than three decades ago, Larry Warren and some of his fellow Rotarians had the same response -- “What?!?” – when a founder of the club told of a golf event he had participated in on a frozen lake near Akron. He suggested the Poland Rotary do the same thing here.
“We didn’t have a lake big enough that was frozen so we used a variety of places over the years,” Warren remembers.
YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- Tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. Feb. 16 for the second annual Memorable Meals Mahoning Valley. This year’s event will take place 2-5 p.m. April 26 in the recently renovated Grand Ballroom at Stambaugh Auditorium.
The event, themed “Dining Across Cultures,” will feature local cuisine from a variety of cultures. Selections will include pierogis, spinning bowl salads, Italian greens, corned beef, hot peppers, pulled pork, crème sticks and much more.