Raffles to be held at blood drive

BLOOD DRIVE TO INCLUDE RAFFLES: A blood drive will be held from 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Thursday at Grace Fellowship Church’s cafe, 2150 Niles Cortland Road, Warren. The blood drive is a service learning project in English class for Zachary Miner, a senior at Howland High School. Two raffle tickets will be awarded with each donation which includes various prizes such as basket raffles, a frozen drink party machine rental, one-week rental vacation in Sheraton Visitana Resort in Orlando, Fla., and other items. Those who donate today through Friday will receive a coupon and sample brick of Dunkin Donuts coffee. For other area blood drives, visit www.redcrossblood.org or call 800-733-2767. Miner is sponsoring the blood drive and has worked with the American Red Cross. The service effort is a way to teach youths about giving back to the community.

CHURCH HOSTS YULE LOG FESTIVAL: St. John’s Episcopal Church, 323 Wick Ave, will present the 53rd annual Boar’s Head and Yule Log Festival at 1:30 and 4:30 p.m. with dinner between the performances at 3:15 p.m. Tickets are available for the performance at the church office or by mail. Send check, payable to “St. John’s Episcopal Church,” with a self-addressed, stamped envelope and phone number. Indicate your level of giving / seat selection, preferred performance time, and if you will be attending the dinner. Mail to: St. John’s Episcopal Church / Attn: Boar’s Head, 323 Wick Ave., Youngstown.


NAR-ANON Family Group Meeting, 7 p.m., Serenity Place, 29 E Broad St., Newton Falls. Call Teri at 330-646-4480 or Patty at 330-307-3002.

Better Your Future through Hope, Mahoning Valley Hope Center, 3217 Surrey Road, Warren. Call 330-369-3010.

First Things First, 6 p.m., Sahara Club II, 2345 Youngstown Road, Warren, literature discussion.

Cortland Area Kiwanis, 5 p.m., Real Deal Coffee Cafe.

Someplace Safe, 1540 Tod Ave., Warren, 330-393-1565.

Howland Rotary Club, noon, Shepherd of the Valley, North River Road.

Celebrate Recovery, eight-step Christian program, Beatitudes, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., Bloomfield Recovery Center, 10113 Creaser Ashtabula Road, Bloomfield, 330-599-2402.

Overeaters Anonymous, 6:30 p.m., basement of First Presbyterian Church, 256 Mahoning Ave. N.W., Warren.

Monday Night Serenity Hall AA, 7:30 p.m., Badger Hall, First Presbyterian Church, 256 Mahoning Ave. N.W., Warren.

TOPS Ohio 1353, Leavittsburg, weigh-in 6 p.m., meeting 7 p.m., Leavittsburg Church of God, 610 S. Leavitt Road, Leavittsburg. Call 330-898-0357.

TOPS Ohio 698, Girard, weigh-in 5:30 to 6:30 p.m., meeting 6:30 p.m., First Christian Church, 140 E. Broadway Ave., Girard. Call 330-545-4770 or 330-534-2618. New members welcome.

TOPS Ohio 1694, Champion, weigh-in 6:30 p.m., meeting 7 p.m., St. John Lutheran Church, 5734 Mahoning Ave. N.W., Champion. For more information, call 330-652-2368.

Nothing to Fear, 10 a.m., Glenbeigh, 29 North Road, Niles.

Monday Night Miracles, 7 p.m., Fellowship Hall, 2555 Rush Blvd, Youngstown.

Hubbard HOW, 7:30 p.m., Church of the Nazarene, 1815 Chestnut Ridge Road, Hubbard.

The Landing, a Celebrate Recovery Program for teens, 6 p.m., Mahoning Valley Hope Center, 3217 Surrey Road, Warren. The program will be coordinated by Greg and Nina Corson. Call 330-369-3010.

Christians in Deliverance, 7 p.m., Agape Assembly Church, 426 Nevada St. S.W., Warren.