Monday, December 30, 2013

US SARR volunteer recruitment meeting

In case anyone is interested there is a recruitment for volunteers to be trained in search and rescue. This Friday January 3rd, 2014 at the Austintown Senior Center at 6:30PM. The Senior Center is located on Westchester Dr just behind PNC bank and Denny's Restaurant off of Mahoning Ave. US SARR is a regional group looking to add volunteers in our area.

U.S. SARR home page collage

Family Hotline

Sunday, December 29, 2013

Walk with a Doc

January 10th 8:00am
Location: St. Joe's at the Mall
Time: 8:00 am

Walk with a Doc

Walk with a Doc on Friday, January 10th will start at 8:00 am in front of St. Joe's at the Mall. Dr. Crispin Barlatt & Dr. Kimberly Jackson as well as other doctors will be there to walk and talk with the group. Register for the walk as well as to be eligible for giveaways at St. Joe's at the Mall or by calling (330) 652-7542.

Trade coupons at the Liberty library

Thursday, December 12, 2013

Trib Today


Sat, December 21, 2013 @ 4:00PM

The Loaves and Fishes Ministry
will offer a free meal on Saturday, December 21st, 2013 from 4:00 to 5:30 p.m.

Bazetta Christian Church
4131 Bazetta Rd. Cortland, Ohio
next to Trumbull Co. Fairgrounds

All Are Welcome!

Call for info: 330-637-6312

Mahoning County Students can register to win a computer

The Computer Shoppe on Mahoning Ave is having its annual computer giveaway for needy Mahoning County students. Children in Kindergarten-12th grade can come down to the Computer Shoppe anytime from now until Dec 20th and receive an entry for a FREE computer system (CPU, flat-screen monitor, keyboard, mouse, etc) just in time for the holidays. TEN computer systems will be given away. The entries are FREE and so are the computers. This is just one way The Computer Shoppe gives back to the community at the holidays.

The child must be present to submit the entry. Open to all Mahoning County students in public or private schools, or home-schooled.

The computer systems are HP Dual-Core processor systems, completely refurbished and ready for use. These systems are perfect for those school projects that require a computer to complete.

Bring your kids, tell your students, tell your friends. 10 computer systems will be given away Friday, December 20th.

Register at:
The Computer Shoppe
2620 Mahoning Ave
Youngstown, OH 44509
(330) 792-7955

***Students MUST BE PRESENT for entry into drawing*** Winners do NOT need to be present at time of drawing**

Project Feed Our Valley Holiday Concert


  • NILES, Ohio - 21 WFMJ presents its 7th annual “Project: Feed Our Valley” Holiday Choir Concert this Saturday from 11:00am-6:00pm at Eastwood Mall.  Donations of food and money will be collected to benefit Second Harvest Food Bank throughout the concert.  And the Cafaro Foundation will generously match all donations up to $10,000.
    Below is the entertainment lineup for the day: 
    ·         11:00am – Robinwood Lane & Market Street Elementary (Boardman) Children’s Chorus
    ·         12:00 Noon – Youngstown City Schools Vocal & Performing Arts
    ·         12:30pm – ROCcK Children’s Choir
    ·         1:00pm – Williamson Elementary (Youngstown) Voices of Hope
    ·         2:00pm – Grace AME Youth Choir
    ·         3:00pm – Warren G. Harding High School
    ·         4:00pm – Howland High School
    ·         5:00pm – Lakeview High School

    Since 2007, “Project: Feed Our Valley” has collected nearly $365,000 and more than 400,000 pounds of food for Second Harvest Food Bank.  Click here to make a donation online.

Monday, December 9, 2013

Volunteers wanted for Warren SOUP

Warren SOUP Seeks New Committee Members, Volunteers & Donors for Next Warren SOUP 2.1.14:

* Can you serve as a SOUP committee member? We will be discussing the previous Warren SOUP event, moving forward as a group, and planning the next SOUP, which will be held on Saturday, February 1, 2014 (DTBA). 

* Can you volunteer with Warren SOUP? (some of our needs include, but are not limited to: people to set up/cean up on event day; website designer; musicians to perform at SOUP; artists to display work at SOUP)

* Can you donote or seek donations of soup, bread, salad, refreshments, paper products, etc.?

PROPOSALS DUE: All proposals are due in hand by Tuesday 1/21/14 at 12pm and you will be contacted within a week before the Saturday, February 1st Warren SOUP.

CONTACT: Sheila Calko 330-881-7698 or

Tuesday, December 3, 2013

Do offers ideas for youth to get involved and make a difference.  Many of their campaigns include the opportunity to win a scholarship.

Monday, December 2, 2013

Hope Classic Basketball Showcase page
Hope Classic: High School Basketball Showcase
 By Hope Foundation of the Mahoning Valley

When Saturday, December 14, 2013
Time 3:00pm until 9:00pm
Ticket URLGet Tickets (

Hope Classic: High School Basketball Showcase to raise money for chronically/terminally ill children. More info @ PLEASE DONATE AND MAKE THIS A GREAT EVENT.

Saturday, December 14, starting at 3pm.
3 p.m: West Branch vs. Boardman (Girls)
4:30 p.m: Denver East (Denver, CO) vs. Struthers (Girls)
6 p.m: Cardinal Mooney vs. LaBrae (Boys)
7:30 p.m: Warren G Harding vs. Niles (Boys)
(All times tentative)

Hope Classic invites men and women's scholastic teams from the region and beyond to come out and compete in a one-day game with teams they would ordinarily not face over the course of a season or lifetime. Though the competition is sure to be intense, the sportsmanship is well-demonstrated with all of the entrants, high caliber players and teams that have agreed to play in this great event.