Register now for Snowflake Ball in Bazetta

SNOWFLAKE BALL: The 31st annual Snowflake Ball, a dance to honor special needs residents in the area, will be 6 to 10 p.m. Saturday at Candlelite Knolls in Bazetta. The hall was donated by Bazetta Cortland Optimist Club. The event will be catered by Dilucia’s Banquet Room. Music will be by Guys Without Ties.

To register, call Wanda, 330-847-7049.

BIKE TO WORK EVENT: The seventh annual Bike to Work breakfast planning meeting will be noon Friday at Trumbull Neighborhood Partnership Offices, 170 North Park, Warren.

Bike Month is in May and National Bike to Work Day is set for May 18.

The meeting will have a potluck lunch. Those attending can bring something to share.

WINE TASTE EVENT: The 13th annual beer and wine tasting hosted by the Youngstown Area Grocers Association will be 6 to 9 p.m. March 10 at Stambaugh Auditorium, 1000 Fifth Ave., Youngstown.

The fundraiser benefits the children’s program of the Ursuline Sisters HIV/AIDS Ministry and the Prince of Peace Center, Farrell, Pa.

Guests can sample more than 100 wines and 50 microbrews. There will be a silent auction, a basket raffle and a 50/50 drawing.

For tickets or sponsorships, contact Dan Wakefield, director of the Ursuline Sisters HIV/AIDS Ministry, at 330-793-0434,, or

AKRON 82nd AIRBORNE SEEKS MEMBERS: The Akron Chapter of the 82nd Airborne Division Association is seeking all past and present Airborne and Glider Troopers who live in northeastern Ohio, except the greater Cleveland area, which has its own chapter.

The Akron Chapter was chartered in 1949 and has members from all of the Airborne Divisions — the 82nd, 101st, 11th, 17th and 13th — and other separate units like the 173RCT, 503RCT, Navy Seals and Air Force Pathfinders. Anyone who has earned a parachutist badge or Glider Winges can join.

The group meets at 1 p.m. the first Sunday of the month at the New Era Restaurant, 10 Massillion Road, Akron. The next meeting will be March 4. For more information, call Chairman Bob Winkler at 330-325-7574.

COLLECTING ITEMS: The Champion Rotary Club and Champion High School Interact Club is helping collect rolls of paper towels for the Champion Pride Council as part of a school supplies drive. Items can be brought to schools during regular hours.


• 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. 330-393-3005.

• Sunday breakfast — 8:30 to 9 a.m., Warren Family Mission, 155 Tod Ave. NW, Warren, served by Tod United Methodist Church. The mission serves meals daily at noon and 4 p.m.

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

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

• Gamblers Anonymous 12-Step fellowship — 7:30 p.m. Christ Church Presbyterian Church, 3425 Hopkins Road, Cornersburg. 330-505-5060.

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

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

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

• Nar-Anon — 7 p.m., Sahara Club, 2345 Youngstown Road SE, Warren, 12-step program for relatives and friends who have been adversely affected by a loved one’s addiction to drugs. Bill, 330 856-3822.

• Sunday Night Our Gratitude Speaks Narcotics Anonymous — 7 p.m. Serenity Place, 29 E. Broad St., Newton Falls.