Event to mark summer’s end

CHURCH HOSTS END OF SUMMER EVENT: An End of Summer Celebration will be held from 5 to 10 p.m. Saturday at the St. Rose School gymnasium, 48 E. Main St., Girard, in conjunction with the Girard City parade.

The celebration will include a pizza cookoff with eight local pizzeria / restaurants vying for the coveted Favorite Pizza Prize. Various traditional festival foods will also be on sale.

A summer raffle will be drawn three times during the evening for cash prizes. Music will be provided by the Eric Rafoth Band.

To purchase tickets or for more information, call the rectory at 330-545-4351.

SCRAPPERS TO HELP CHILDREN: The Mahoning Valley Scrappers is hosting a Back to School Supply Drive for Homes For Kids / Child and Family Solutions. The public can donate school supplies at the Wednesday, Scrappers game and receive a free general admission ticket to that evening’s game. Game time is 7:05 p.m. at Eastwood Field.

FARM BUREAU SETS MEETING: The Trumbull County Farm Bureau will recognize the past year’s accomplishments and adopt policies for the coming year at the organization’s annual meeting at 6 p.m. Aug. 14 at Vernon’s Cafe, 720 Youngstown Warren Road, Niles. Guest speaker is Tony Seegers, director of state policy with the Ohio Farm Bureau Federation.

The annual meeting will focus on finalizing policy suggestions which will be carried to the Ohio Farm Bureau annual meeting in December. Eight trustee positions will be seated and four delegates to elect to represent the county at the 2015 Ohio Farm Bureau annual meeting.

Tickets for the annual meeting are available by calling the Farm Bureau office at 440-437-8700. Reservations needed by Thursday.

ROCKIN’ AT THE CAMPGROUND: The Rockin’ on the Ridge at Ridge Ranch Campground, 5219 state Route 303, Newton Falls, will be held Friday and Saturday. Those attending can bring lawn chairs and coolers. All proceeds to go Braceville Police Department, Braceville Fire Department and food bank.

Admission for the day will be canned good, diapers or wipes. The event will also include a 50/50 raffle and T-shirt sale. Cash donations will be accepted. The Crestwood Lions will be on hand to sell food and their proceeds will go to a charity of their choice.

To camp for the weekend call 330-898-8080.

Scheduled performers are Shock Frenzy, Mid-Life Crisis, Smiley Baldazar and Junkyard Dawg.

BOOK SIGNING TO BE HELD: Author Connie Randolph will hold a book signing at 9 a.m. Saturday at Bob Evans Restaurant, 1100 N. Canfield Niles Road, Austintown. Randolph, a resident of Salineville, will be available to sign copies of her “Casper Joe” series of books about a puppy adopted by loving parents.


To reach the 24-hour information referral and crisis intervention service in Trumbull County, call Trumbull 211 at 330-393-1565 or 211. Call Trumbull 211 or Help Hotline at 330-747-2696 or 800-427-3606 for more information on service agencies and support groups.

Someplace Safe Inc., domestic violence agency, offers support groups for women, children and individual support services. 330-393-3003.

Master Discipleship Group, 6 p.m., Mahoning Valley Hope Center.

Gamblers Anonymous, 7:30 p.m., a 12-step fellowship of compulsive gamblers, Christ Church Presbyterian, 3425 Hopkins Road, Cornersburg. Closed meetings for those suffering from gambling addictions are allowed to attend. Call 330-505-5060.

Sunday Night Our Gratitude Speaks, Narcotics Anonymous open speaker meeting. Sundays, 7 p.m. Serenity Place, 29 E. Broad St., Newton Falls.

Write to Recover, 10 a.m., Meridian Place, 1184 N. Meridian Road, Youngstown.

Sunday Solutions, 2 p.m., Sahara Club II, 2345 Youngstown Road, Warren.

Our Gratitude Speaks, 7 p.m., Serenity Place, 21 E. Broad St., Newton Falls.

Keeping it Simple, 7 p.m., Sahara Club, 2345 Youngstown Road, Warren.

Regardless Of, 7 p.m., Christ Episcopal Church, 2627 Atlantic Ave., Warren.

TASCNA (Trumbull Area Service Committee of Narcotics Anonymous), 10 a.m., Glenbeigh Outpatient Center, 29 North Road S.E., Niles.