Fundraiser to feature fashion

FASHION FUNDRAISER: McDonald High School will host a Homecoming Fashion Show featuring dresses from David’s Bridal in Niles at 7 p.m. Thursday at the high school. High school students will be modeling the dresses. Proceeds will benefit the junior class and Oakley’s Heart, a local charity that raises money to help dogs with heartworm.

SCOUT ROUNDUP: A Girl Scout roundup will be held from 6 to 8 pm. Thursday at Harding Park in Hubbard. There will be crafts and informational materials for parents. Troops will be formed that night and enrollment forms will be available. For information, call 330-501-6759.

CONCERT SCHEDULED: Stevie Ray Vaughn tribute band, Testify will perform from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Richard Orwig Park gazebo in Howland. Those attending are to bring lawn chairs.

RESOURCE ASSOCIATION TO MEET: The Portage County Human Resource Association luncheon meeting will be held from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday at Maplewood Career Center, 7075 state Route 88, Ravenna. Topic is “The Coming Jobs War (You thought the last decade was tough)” with speaker Dr. Jerald L. Duff of The Duff Group. Registration and networking starts at 11:30 a.m. and the presentation is at noon. For information, email Dianna at

BLOCKWATCH TO MEET: Girard Fourth Ward blockwatch will hold a picnic at 2 p.m. Sunday at Stambaugh Park.

CRIME SPEAKER: Cleveland author and organized crime historian Allan R. May will talk about his new book, “Crimetown U.S.A.: The History of the Mahoning Valley Mafia,” at 6:30 p.m. today at the Warren-Trumbull County Public Library, 444 Mahoning Ave., Warren. The book is a narrative of organized crime activity in Youngstown and the Mahoning Valley from 1933 to 1963.

CENTER OFFERS WORKSHOP: A Moment for Me Yoga and Wellness Center, 8309 High St., Howland, is offering a workshop on Learning the Labyrinth with Kathleen Wentz at 7 p.m. today. For information or to make a reservation, call 330-506-0612 or 330-482-2143.