ST. DAVID’S DAY DEADLINE: Reservation deadline for the 127th annual St. David’s Day Banquet in honor of the Patron Saint of Wales is Friday. Call 330-787-4484.

St. David’s Society of Youngstown will hold the celebration March 3 at A La Cart Catering in Canfield. Festivities will begin at 2:30 p.m. and entertainment will include The Youngstown Connection, speakers and group singing, all in the Welsh tradition.

Membership information is available at

SLICE OF THE VALLEY: Slice of the Valley, Warren Rotary’s annual Valley pizza challenge, will be 4 to 7 p.m. Feb. 25 at the MetroPlex Expo Center, 1620 Motor Inn Drive, Liberty. There will be pizza, beverages and dessert with a Chinese and silent auctions, and entertainment by Bo Wagner as Frank Sinatra with his 13-piece orchestra. Special guest will be Miss Ohio USA 2018 Deneen Penn.

Proceeds will go to Trumbull Mobile Meals, Warren Family Mission, Salvation Army of Warren, Rotary Foundation and Courthouse Square Fountain Restoration Project.

For more information, call Rob Berk, event chair, at 800-323-3547, or go to the event website,

PHYSICIAN OF THE YEAR AWARD: The Ohio Academy of Family Physicians is accepting nominations for the 2018 Family Physician of the Year Award. This award recognizes a family physician who has exhibited extraordinary, beyond-the-call-of-duty merit, articulating and encouraging members and students to pursue the ideals of family medicine, and convey these ideals to the public.

For a nomination form, go to–2018familyphysicianoftheyear or send a letter of recommendation to: OAFP Awards Workgroup, Ohio Academy of Family Physicians, 4075 N. High St., Columbus 43214-3296.