Liberty police host fill-a-cruiser event

LIBERTY FOP COLLECTS ITEMS: Members of the Liberty Police Department Fraternal Order of Police will be holding a fill-a-cruiser drive collecting non-perishable food items, personal care products, and cash donations for needy families from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday at the Giant Eagle Churchill Commons, 4700 Belmont Ave. All products will be distributed by Second Harvest Food Bank. For those who cannot attend this event, donations will be accepted at the Liberty Police Department, 1315 Churchill- Hubbard Road by Saturday. For questions call 330-759-1511.

MUSEUM SHOWS HOLIDAY DISPLAY: The Arms Family Museum, 648 Wick Ave., in Youngstown will hold the annual “Memories of Christmas Past” in the 1905 Arts and Crafts mansion of Olive and Wilford Arms. The seven period rooms of the museum are decorated for the holidays. The display features many items from the historical society’s collections as well as items on loan from private collections. The displays will be shown from today to Jan. 5. Call 330-743-2589. The history room will feature old-fashioned 19th century Christmas period artifacts, decorations and craft projects.

TOUR OF HOMES: St. William Parish in Champion will hold the Holiday Tour of Homes, a self-guided tour through private residences, will be held from 6 to 10 p.m. today and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday. There will be a reception from 6 to 9 p.m. today. For tickets call 330-847-8677.

DELIVERING MEALS: Hubbard city and township residents needing a Thanksgiving dinner are asked to call the mayor’s office at 330-534-3090 by Tuesday. Volunteers will deliver the meals at noon Thanksgiving Day.

COLLECTING ITEMS: As a service project, the students of North-Mar Church’s Battalion No. 1180 are conducting a food drive for the Warren Family Mission through Sunday. Canned and dry, non-perishable foods can be dropped off inside the lobby doors of North-Mar Church, 3855 E. Market St., or by delivering food items to the church gym on Sundays. Collected foods will then be used by the Warren Family Mission for boxed food handouts and Thanksgiving meals at the mission.

ITEMS BEING COLLECTED: Beatitude House is in need of donations for the annual Santa’s workshop. Each year homeless children at Beatitude House have an opportunity to select a gift for their mom and wrap it and put it under a Christmas tree. This is made possible by donations from the community. Anyone interested in donating items such as gloves, scarves, socks, slippers, towels, picture frames, books or perfume can bring unwrapped gifts the administration building, 238 Tod Lane. Donations are accepted 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday to Friday. Gifts must be received by Dec. 9. Call 330-744-3147.