Smoke detector program planned

FIRE DEPARTMENT CONDUCTS PROGRAM: The Howland Fire Department will conduct a smoke detector program from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at the main fire station, 169 Niles Cortland Road. The program is targeted for residents living in the township. One smoke detector per household will be given out with proof of residency and matching identification.

ASSOCIATION TO MEET: The Southeast Side Community Association will hold its monthly meeting at 6 p.m. today as part of the PTA meeting for Willard East School. If members are able they are asked to bring mittens, gloves and hats for children in need.

BLOOD DRIVE SET: The American Red Cross will hold a blood drive from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at Glenn Christian Church, 5540 Parkman Road. There will be a free hot lunch buffet and drawing for a $25 gift card.

TASTE OF SEASON: The Women’s Auxiliary at Trumbull Memorial Hospital will hold the annual Taste of the Season at 6 p.m. Tuesday on the hospital bridge. The event will include holiday food samplings and gift items. Those attending are asked to call Stephanie at 330-307-4084. Checks should be made payable to the Women’s Auxiliary at Trumbull Memorial Hospital.

TRASH N TREASURE SALE: New Hope United Methodist Church, 21 Fairview Ave., Niles, is holding a Trash N Treasure Sale from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. today, Friday and Saturday.

CONCERT MARKS CELEBRATION: Restoration Christian Fellowship, 151 Folsom Drive N.W., Warren, will kick off the sixth anniversary weekend with a concert featuring Penny Eldridge Harris and Kingdom Worship at 7 p.m. Friday. Host pastor is the Rev. Joseph E. Walker Jr. and Elder Kimberly D. Walker

AWARD TO BE PRESENTED: The winner of the Liberty Business Association Beautification and Safety Award for 2013 is Dr. Heyman’s office on Goldie Road. Heyman will accept this award at the Liberty Township trustee meeting at 1 p.m. Tuesday.

BOOK SIGNING TO BE HELD: C.C. Kelley, author of the book “The Purple Frog,” will be at St. Joseph Health Center from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday as part of the hospital’s annual fall craft show.

Kelley is a lifelong resident of Trumbull County until her move to Aiken, S.C. The book is illustrated by Phyllis Coburn, who is a volunteer at St. Joseph’s New Start Treatment Center and is the author’s aunt. The book sale and signing is sponsored by St. Joseph’s gift shop.