Monday, February 25, 2013


AGENCY SEEKS DONATIONS: The Community Volunteer Council, 1642 W. Market St., Warren, is seeking donations of furniture, clothing, appliances, and household appliances and monetary donations. Items are given to those in need in the community.
For information, call 330-395-5888 between 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday to Friday.

Saturday, February 23, 2013

Psych Central list of top 10 mental health apps

Click here to download

Lowes Scholarships

Applications for the 2013/2014 scholarship program will be accepted from 12/15/2012 until 02/28/2013.

Please note that applications will only be accepted during the application period from 12/15/12 until 2/28/13.

Click here for more details --->  Lowes scholarship

Eastern Ohio P-16 Scholarship

from their facebook page

Scholarship Opportunity for Youngstown City School 2013 Graduating Seniors!
The Oak Hill Athletic Club & L.E. Black, Phillips & Holden Funeral Services will award TWO $1,000.00 non-renewable scholarships! Scholarships to be awarded to one male and one female.

Eligibility Criteria
•Graduating senior from the Youngstown City Schools
•One parent must be of African-American descent
•Copy of high school transcript ~ Must have 2.5 GPA
•Two letters of recommendation
•Proof of undergraduate acceptance
•Essay describing financial need (family hardship~ extenuating circumstances)

Application and required documents must be received by April 8, 2013. Submit information to:
L.E. Black, Phillips & Holden
1951 McGuffey Road
Youngstown, OH 44505

Submit your recipes

The Voices of Youth group is creating a cook/guidebook and would like your submissions.

If you have a practical cooking tips, easy, inexpensive recipes, or some words of wisdom about living on your own, please pass it along on their Facebook page

Thursday, February 21, 2013

Schwebels Share the Love contest

Visit this Schwebels Give Bread promotion site to enter to win.  10 entries will be selected to win a years worth of bread for both themselves and their nominated "good cause".

You may enter once per day between now and March 19th

Your vote benefits the First Book Organization

Cheerios runs a promotion in which packages of cereal include a free book. This year, the public can vote on which book will be included in next year's Spoonfuls of Stories! The best part is that for every vote between now and March 11, up to 25,000 votes, First Book will donate a book to a family in need.

Tuesday, February 19, 2013

Mahoning Valley Hope Center Youth Groups

Urban 4-H: Tuesdays 5:30pm. Great program for youth that live in the city. 
3217 surrey rd ( corner of Eastland and surrey) 1 block from St. Joe's hospital.

GIRL SCOUT TROOP 80588 meets every Tuesday at 5:00pm to 7:00pm. 
In The Mahoning Valley Hope Center.


Monday, February 18, 2013

H.A.P.P.Y. Homes meeting

February's monthly meeting is scheduled for February 19, 2013 at 6:30 til 9:00 at Trumbull Career and Technical Center.

Saturday, February 16, 2013

Financial aid and FAFSA form assistance at Trumbull KSU

Call Kent State Trumbull Campus at 330-675-8860 to reserve a spot.

You don't have to be going to Kent for them to help

Nominate an Educator for Teacher of Year

ODE Teacher of Year nominations

April 1 is the deadline to honor an area educator.

Win a grant for your community

Scholastic's Be Big contest

Free Apps for Educators from PBS

PBS offers a Mobile Learning Program that distributes free app download codes, so that educators and families can better support children’s learning in Head Start centers, Title I schools and other community-based organizations in low-income neighborhoods. Educators and families in these communities will also be able to obtain codes for use on their professional or at-home devices. 

visit to apply

Cheers to the Children!

Monday, February 11, 2013

Cortland Rotary Meetings

 If you or anyone that lives/works in the Cortland/Bazetta area are interested in Rotary, you are invited to join them at any meeting.  They meet each Tuesday morning at 7:30 in the Heron dinning room at Lake Vista.

Sunday, February 10, 2013

Youngstown Alumnae Panhellenic Scholarship

Free Smoke Detectors Bazetta area

 The Bazetta Fire Department once again has FREE smoke detectors.  If you or someone you know needs a smoke alarm for their home please stop by the fire station on Everett Hull Rd and we will be happy to help you.

773 Everett - Hull Road Cortland, OH 44410

Phone (330) 637-4136

Thursday, February 7, 2013

Howland Pizza Works benefit for Howland Interact Club

Their facebook pages invites you to come to Pizza Works on Feb. 20th and grab a Pizza. We will be donating all of our proceeds from the day to the club!

Howland Pizza Works is located at

Newton Falls Kindergarten

Tuesday, February 5, 2013

Free Electric Partnership Program

Click here for more information

Betty's Angels

Betty’s Angels is an emergency 24-hour shelter that protects young victims of crime by giving them a loving, long-term home in Trumbull County. This privately funded children's shelter has been rescuing children who are victims of crime since 1977.

More information about Betty's Angels can be found at:


Facebook page

This blog entry outlines their current wishlist.

Rescue Mission Open House

Sunday, February 3, 2013

Project Cleanup Scholarship

Do is holding a scholarship contest.  Members under the age of 26 are invited to enter to win a $5.000 scholarship.

Every 10 pieces of trash you pick up is another chance to win.

Prove it by submitting a before and after picture of the area you cleaned.

now through 3/29

Free Book offer from Kelloggs

Saturday, February 2, 2013

Diva Donations offers Formal Clothing Closet

Diva is a non profit created to make sure no girl misses a dance because she has nothing to wear.  Diva Donations serves  Mahoning, Columbiana, Trumbull and Portage counties and are now taking appointments for the 2013 dance season. 

By Appointment Only:

Diva Donations Mahoning
(North Lima Business complex Door E)
11836 South Ave
North Lima, Ohio

By Appointment Only:

Diva Donations Trumbull
(located in Christ Episcopal Church Ste. 28)
2627 Atlantic St. NE
Warren, Ohio
 DIVADonations on Facebook