Civil War event set in Warren
CIVIL WAR PROGRAM TO RECALL BATTLE: “Chickamauga! High Tide in the West,” an award-winning documentary film, will be featured in a program at 2 p.m. Saturday in the Thomas Meeting Room at the Warren-Trumbull County Public Library, 444 Mahoning Ave., presented by the Sutliff Museum’s Civil War 150 Committee. Local historian Wendell Lauth will talk about “the deadliest battle ever fought on North American soil” and show photographs of the battlefield today. Lauth, a member of the Sutliff’s CW 150 Committee, conducts bus tours to Civil War battle sites and recently toured the Chickamauga and Chattanooga battlefields. Maps and charts of the battles will be on display as well as artifacts from the Civil War.
ASSOCIATION SETS FAME EVENT: The Champion Alumni Association will host its 2013 Hall of Fame luncheon on Nov. 2 at Enzo’s Banquet Hall. Honorees are Chris Gilger of Cortland, Morgan Tracey of Lake Placid, N.Y., Richard Day of Springfield, Va., Gerald Guy of Palm Coast Fla., Dr. Zak Veres, James Krisher, both of Warren; Mark Senkowitz of Cortland, John Senkowitz of Acworth, Ga., Ron Hancharik of Charlotte, N.C., Gerald Vesey (deceased) and George Trotogott of Ooltewah, Tenn.
For tickets, call Carolyn Stear at 330-847-2338, Becky Mahan Miller at 330-847-0258, or Stan Petrick at 330-646-1555.
RELAY FUNDRAISER PLANNED: Alexis Riffle of House of Portraits and Toni O’Malley of O’Malley’s Bowling Shop are holding the second annual Relay For Life fundraiser called Pink Tuesday on Oct. 8. Last year’s event raised almost $6,000 for cancer research. For information, call 330-392 0364 or 330-550-0255.
CARING DAY COMPLETED: The 16th annual United Way of Youngstown and the Mahoning Valley Day of Caring, sponsored by Covelli Enterprises, was held recently. Nearly 400 employees of 46 area companies participated by completing tasks, odd jobs, and organizing activities for 30 local non-profit organizations. Projects consisted of painting, construction, landscaping, cleaning, or home repairs. The Day of Caring was also the official start of the 2013 United Way Campaign. The Pacesetter Campaign, which kicked off in July and included 80 companies, has raised $446,000 or 18 percent of the 2013 campaign goal of $2.5 million.