SERIES CONTINUES WITH CIVIL WAR QUILTS: The Sutliff Museum's eighth annual series, "Victorian Collections and Coffee," will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday in the museum on the second floor of the Warren-Trumbull County Public Library.
The program is "Quilts of the Civil War Era," with Susan Catanzarito of Hilliards, Pa., who is a recognized quilter and authority on antique quilts. She will bring expertly made reproductions demonstrating the old quilt patterns, as well as authentic 1860s-era quilts to discuss.
Because of space limitations, each attendee may bring just one quilt from his or her collection for Catanzarito to comment on.
FOUNDATION MAKES PRESENTATION: The Home Savings Charitable Foundation made a $6,000 donation recently to the Junior Achievement of Mahoning Valley at the Paul C. Bunn Elementary School in Youngstown. The money will be used for Junior Achievement programs.
SISTERS HOLD FUNDRAISERS: The Sisters of the Humility of Mary will host "Haiti: Moving Forward," two events to raise funds for the HM Ministry in Haiti. Those who attend will be able to donate toward building more clean water sources, providing medical care, and supporting school and nutrition programs.
The events will be held from 5:30 to 8 p.m. Saturday at the Clifton Club, 17884 Lake Road., Lakewood, and 11 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Oct. 13, Villa Maria Community Center, 225 Villa Marie Road., Villa Maria Pa. To register call 724-964-8920.
SCHOOLS HELP SENIORS: The Champion Schools Senior Advisory Council will hold the sixth annual Fall Festival from 11 a.m. to 1 pm. Oct. 24 at Champion Middle School. More than 140 seniors are scheduled to attend. The Senior Citizen of the Year Award will be presented to a local residents age 60 or older.
For nominations, call Carolyn at 330-847-2338 by Oct. 17.
HABITAT PARTNERING UP WITH GOODWILL: Habitat for Humanity of Mahoning County will be partnering with Youngstown Area Goodwill Industries to have the first satellite drop-off location for clothing donations.
In the past, donations of clothes were only accepted at the Goodwill stores and offices. This drop-off location will be in the parking lot of the ReStore, 480 Youngstown-Poland Road, Struthers.
For information, call 330-759-7921.
FOUNDATION HONORED: The Raymond John Wean Foundation has been recognized by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development as one of 10 recipients of the Secretary's Award for Public-Philanthropic Partnerships.
The award honors philanthropic funders for their innovative public-philanthropic collaborations designed to address housing and community development challenges. HUD and the Council on Foundations developed the award to recognize philanthropic organizations for enhancing the quality of life for low-income and moderate-income families.