Docents sought for history museum

MUSEUM SEEKS DOCENTS: The Youngstown Historical Center of Industry and Labor, 151 W. Wood St., is seeking docents to volunteer at the steel museum. Prospective docents would work with students from area schools, do surveys with Youngstown State University students, and helping with general activities at the museum.

The center will be holding an open house July 13 and 14 during the Festival of the Arts. For information, call Tony at 330-941-1330.

HEALTHY LIVING SERIES: “Healthy Eating, Healthy Living: Real Food for Your Best Life” is a series of six classes being held from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Wednesdays, July 3 to Aug. 7, at the Jewish Community Center. For information, call 330-746-3250

HATS TO BE GIVEN AT BLOOD DRIVE: The American Red Cross will sponsor a blood drive from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday at the Hubbard Public Library. All who come to the drive that day will receive an American Red Cross baseball hat while supplies last. Walk-ins welcome.

MYCAP OFFERS PROGRAM: The Mahoning Youngstown Community Action Partnership will have an informational session from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday about their Workforce Development Program, at their office, 1325 Fifth Ave, Youngstown. The program is for adults 18 or older who are seeking employment, but lack the necessary skills employers are looking for.

The six-week class teaches participants a variety of skills. The information session gives an outline of what is covered in the class and details of the program. The next class is scheduled to begin the week of July 22 at MYCAP.

COMMITTEE TO PARTICIPATE AT EVENT: The Howland Health and Wellness Committee plans to have a booth at the July 4 Howland parade. Committee members will help with the trail at the park and plan to create trail maps.

HEALTH TOUR: “Way to Well Health Tour” will be held from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. July 8 at Walgreens, corner of North Road and U.S. Route 422 in Niles. The event will include free health checks, Scrappy of the Mahoning Valley Scrappers, dunk tank, face painting, clown, bounce house, Niles police and fire, 50-50 raffle, Chinese auction, and food. All proceeds will benefit the Ivan Komissarov Memorial for Autism.

BENEFIT SET IN HUBBARD: The first annual Kommunity for Kids will be held from 11:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. July 14 at St. Patrick Church, 318 N. Main St., Hubbard. Proceeds from the fundraiser will help Kommunity for Kids provide coats for every first-grader in Hubbard public, private and home-school settings in the fall.

Kommunity for Kids is a group of volunteers who are dedicated to creating hands-on involvement between community leaders and the children of Hubbard.

For tickets or information, call Tom at 330-770-6789 or Mary at 330-568-0442 .

HEAP SUMMER CRISIS: A special component of the Home Energy Assistance Program offered by the Ohio Development Services Agency, Office of Community Assistance, administered by MYCAP, is the Summer Crisis Program to assists income eligible Mahoning County residents and other Ohioans with cooling assistance during the summer months. The program runs Monday to Aug. 31 to provide electric utility and/or cooling assistance to households.

For an appointment at the Youngstown office, call 1-866-223-1125 or the Western Mahoning County office in Sebring at 330-938-6166.