LADIES FUN BRUNCH OPEN: Registration is being accepted for a Ladies Fun Brunch to be held at 11 a.m. April 26 at the Wayne Town Hall, corner of Ohio 193 and U.S. 322 in Wayne.
There will be a brunch, Chinese auction and entertaimment. "Mrs. Noah" aka Sandra Zikursh will bring a humorous look at life and the Ark.
Reservations are needed as space is limited. Call Pat Bean 440-293-5171 or Janice Taylor 440-685-4388. Donations at the door. Proceeds benefit local students.
ALZHEIMER SUPPORT GROUP TO MEET: Alzheimer Network Family Support Group will meet at 7 p.m. Monday, at St. John Orthodox Church, 322 Struthers-Liberty Road, Campbell; at 6 p.m. Tuesday, at the Girard Free Library, 105 East Prospect St., Girard; and at 10 a.m. Friday, at Canfield Christian Church, 123 S. Broad St., Canfield. For information, call 330-788-9755.
CAREER DAY OFFERED FOR WOMEN IN SCIENCE: The Women in Science and Engineering Career Day will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. April 26. Panel discussions will be held during the morning and hands-on activities and lab demonstrations will be held in the afternoon in Kilcawley Center on the YSU campus. The workshop is designed to expose young women in grades 6 through 12 to career opportunities in science and technology. Panel discussions will be held by area women on many different careers. Hands-on activities and demonstrations will be held on such topics as biology, physics, chemistry, computer science, engineering, forensics and physical therapy.
Dr. Mara Prentiss will be the keynote speaker at the 17th annual Edward W. Powers Women in Science and Engineering Career Workshop and STEM Lecture Series at Youngstown State University. Dr. Prentiss is a professor of physics at Harvard University in Cambridge, Mass. At the Career Day, she will discuss her career and touch upon various careers in physics available today. At the STEM lecture, she will discuss some of her work at Harvard University in the lecture: "How Small Things Construct Themselves: Insights Into the Physics of Life."
This workshop is open to all middle and high school girls from Mahoning and Trumbull counties, and western Pennsylvania. Students will attend two workshops and two demonstrations of their choice. Parents can receive college planning and financial aid information and take campus tours while their daughters participate in the workshop.
Registration must be submitted by April 22. The workshop and lunch are free to all students. Information about the workshop and online registration may be found at www.ysu.edu/WIS. For more information or to receive a registration form in the mail, contact Dr. Fagan at 330-941-1554 (email: firstname.lastname@example.org).
A donation from the Edward W. Powers Foundation in 2012 supports the continuation of WISE Career Day and the STEM Lecture Series. The STEM lecture will be held from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. April 25 in the Ohio Room at Kilcawley Center, Youngstown State University. The lecture is free and open to the public.
DIVA DONATIONS HOLDS FIRST FUNDRAISER: The first 2014 fundraiser for the formal charity DIVA Donations is occurring from 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Austintown Bounce. For a charge, children will be able to bounce for four hours and for an additional charge there is access to an unlimited hot dog and pop bar. The event will also include a 25 basket raffle and dress drive.
DIVA Donations, a dress-lending organization, is dedicated to providing a Cinderella experience to those in need with help from others within our communities. Everyone deserves to have that one night to feel magical. This group is about making a dream occasion perfect for a girl and relieving the financial stress on families during the dance seasons and beyond.
Diva Donations is the first formal clothing closet in the area and is open year round by appointment and is run entirely by volunteers. DIVA Donations serves the Mahoning, Trumbull, Columbiana counties and the surrounding areas by appointment only. Call 330-540-8327 or visit DIVADonations.com.
FUNDRAISER SET: A fundraiser for a cemetery headstone for Brandon Murray who died in an auto accident March 10, 2013 in Warren along with his friends will be held at 1 p.m. today and 3 p.m. Sunday at 358 Homewood Ave., Warren. African-American expressions will be available for order and sale. Donations can be sent to Pinewood Cemetery, Brandon Murray's stone, Warren. For information, call 330-373-1068.