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CHICAGO -- There's no party like a workplace holiday party because workplace holiday parties can get awkward. That's especially true when workers bearing gifts deviate from the more traditional offerings such as candy and gift baskets.
Some 21% of workers say they plan to buy holiday gifts for co-workers (similar to last year, 22%), and 20% plan to buy a gift for the boss, finds CareerBuilder's annual holiday survey.
LORDSTOWN, Ohio -- After several weeks of dropping off toys in their shop cafeteria, workers at the General Motors Lordstown Complex paint shop, both union and salaried, Tuesday saw those many toys sent to the Salvation Army warehouse in Youngstown.
Several bikes, basketballs, Barbie dolls, Lego sets and remote control cars, along with dozens of wrapped presents, were loaded into a truck by paint shop workers around 1 p.m.
YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- The Davis Family YMCA in Boardman is accepting entries for its second annual Five Squared Benefit Art Show & Sale, to be held Feb. 8. Participants are invited to donate up to four pieces of art, five inches by five inches square. The pieces will be offered for sale beginning Feb. 8 through March 8. Proceeds support scholarships for under-served children in the arts and humanities.
YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Beth Mooney, chairwoman and CEO for KeyCorp, will deliver the keynote address at the Youngstown Warren Regional Chamber’s 23rd annual Athena Award dinner May 28
Mooney, recognized by Forbes magazine as one of “The World’s 100 Most Powerful Women in Business” and named American Banker Magazine’s No. 1 female banker, will speak at the event that honors the top professional women in the Mahoning Valley. Sponsored by the Regional Chamber and The Vindicator/vindy.com, it will be held at Mr. Anthony’s Banquet Center in Boardman.
YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- Two Mahoning Valley companies -- Drake Manufacturing Services Co. LLC and Kravitz Delicatessen -- are among the companie named among the 100 fastest growing companies in northeastern Ohio.