NAACP offers Education Chats

TRUMBULL NAACP OFFERS CHATS: The Trumbull Branch of the NAACP is offering the first of several Education Chats at noon Saturday at the ACOP Center, 2051 Niles Road, Warren.

Keynote speakers include Dr. Kimberly Jackson-Pinn, whose topic will be “Health Issues in the African-American Community,” and Michael McGhee, a Pan-African educator, whose topic will be “Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness,” based on the “New Jim Crow” by Michelle Alexander.

For more information and reservations, call 330-469-3247 or email naacp-warren@ymail

WILDLIFE SEMINAR AT CENTER: The Trumbull Soil and Water Conservation District will host a wildlife management seminar from 9 a.m. to noon Wednesday at the Trumbull County Agriculture and Family Education Center in Cortland. The workshop is on managing wildlife.

The seminar will cover two tracks, managing nuisance wildlife and managing land for attracting wildlife. Guest speakers and information will be provided by Ohio State University Extension, Ohio Department of Natural Resources Division of Wildlife, U.S. Department of Agriculture Natural Resources Conservation Service and Trumbull SWCD.

The workshop is free; however, registration is required. Vendors such as nuisance trappers and seed companies may participate and have displays. To register, call Amy at 330-637-2056, Ext. 111, Deadline to register is Monday.

STUDENT COLLECTING DRESSES: Megan Factor, a senior at Canfield High School and member of the National Honor Society, is completing a senior project, Diva Donations. She is holding a dress drive at the high school and then donating them to Diva Donations. The effort is to help girls in Trumbull, Mahoning and area counties who are unable to purchase a formal dress of their own.

The dress drive is being held from 4 to 7:30 p.m. at the Canfield United Methodist Church this week. For information, call 330-727-3369.

OPEN HOUSE PLANNED: The Executive 408 Toastmasters Youngstown will hold an open house from 6:45 to 8:45 p.m. Monday at 301 W. Western Reserve Road, Poland. The annual open house will allow the public to observe different roles of the group, such as joke and word master, evaluators, and grammarian.

The group helps people to speak better to others.

SOCIETY HOLDS FUNDRAISER: The Vienna Historical Society will hold its fourth annual wine tasting fundraiser 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Saturday at Winestyles in the Howland Giant Eagle Plaza. The society will receive 10 percent of all wine sales during those hours.

For tickets or information, call Christine at 330-647-4276.