Chocolate taste to benefit AWL

CHOCOLATE EVENT TO BENEFIT ANIMALS: A chocolate and wine taste will be held from 4 to 9 p.m. Friday at Tiffany’s Banquet Center, 601 Bedford Road, Brookfield with proceeds to benefit the Animal Welfare League of Trumbull County. Tickets are $35 per person and $60 per couple before or $40 per person or $65 per couple at the door. Call 330-394-3512 or visit

LEAP PLANS EVENTS: Life Enriching Activities Program (L.E.A.P.) will hold a St. Patrick’s Day craft and check presentation at 6 p.m. Thursday at the Children’s Rehabilitation Center in Howland. Cost is $2. The L.E.A.P. family dinner night is 6 p.m. March 14 at O’Charley’s in Niles. The Easter celebration is 6 p.m. March 28 at Children’s Rehabilitation Center. Call 330-718-5539 if planning to attend.

FOP TO SEEK DONATIONS: The Warren Township Fraternal Order of Police 198 will be calling residents for donations. The donations will be used to purchase tickets for the Mahoning Valley Scrappers game on June 24. For more information, call 330-333-0198 or email

CENTER OFFERS PROGRAMS: The Mahoning Valley Hope Center, 3217 Surrey Road, Warren, is offering a Drop Back In program for those who would like to earn their high school diploma. Students will also receive a free computer and printer. Call 330-369-3010 for more information or stop by the center from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday.