Volunteer tutors sought for adults

VOLUNTEER TUTORS SOUGHT: The Office of Adult Basic and Literacy Education will conduct a free, four-part Volunteer Tutor Training Workshop from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Sept. 16, 18, 23 and 25 at the Trumbull Career and Technical Center. Tutors will be trained to work with adults who need to learn to read better.

Tutoring takes place in one of the seven ABLE sites located within Trumbull County. Tutors will be working one-on-one with learners. All material is provided.

Tutors are given the option of tutoring the same person once a week or tutoring a variety of learners every week. Registration is required by calling 330-847-0503, Ext. 1612.

DANCE SPONSORS EVENT: USA Dance Youngstown Warren Chapter 2015 will sponsor a Flash Fun lessons from 5:45 to 6:30 p.m. starting this fall as participants will learn the “Thriller” line dance sponsored by Karen Elder’s Travelin’ Shoes Clogging Show Team. Free Mad Hot Monday Ballroom Boogie will be held Sept. 9 at Kuzman’s, 1025 S. State St., Girard. General dancing until 9 p.m. For more information, call Kuzmans at 330-545-8521 or 330-545-8995 or USA Dance volunteer Stephen Barba at 330-502-5492.

BEATITUDE HOUSE RECEIVES GRANT: Beatitude House received $15,000 from the Ashtabula Foundation. The grant will help fund A House of Blessing Ashtabula, their transitional housing site on Lake Avenue. Beatitude House is committed to all women and children bound in the cycle of poverty, and the organization was welcomed to the Ashtabula community when they opened their newest program in June of 2012. They renovated the old St. Joseph Elementary School into 10 apartments for homeless families.

For information call 330-744-3147 or email info@beatitudehouse.com.