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SCHOOL RETIREES TO MEET: The Howland Schools Retirees will resume their monthly meetings 11:30 a.m. April 6 at Enzo’s Restaurant. This will be the first meeting since the beginning of the pandemic. All retired Howland Schools employees, and their spouses or guests are welcome. All COVID-19 protocols will be observed.

To allow for proper seating, reservations must be made by April 1 by calling Mary at 330-856-5226 or emailing her at mnf39@aol.com.

NUTRITION SITES AVAILABLE: The Trumbull County Nutrition Program for the Elderly is provided by the Trumbull County Office of Elderly Affairs and operates nutrition sites at seven locations in the county. Meals will be delivered to county residents 60 and older who are homebound, unable to cook for themselves and not living with someone who can cook for them. Client donations are accepted. For information, call 330-675-2486. Reservations must be made by 2 p.m. two working days in advance.

• Cortland SCOPE, 153 Grove Drive, noon Monday through Friday. Call 330-637-3010.

• Girard Multi-Generational Center, 443 Trumbull Ave., 2 p.m. Monday through Friday. Call 330-545-5350.

• Hubbard Senior Center, 220 W. Liberty St., 3 p.m. Monday through Friday. Call 330-534-3812, Ext. 2200.

• Johnston Senior Center, 5922 Warren Road, noon Monday through Friday. Call 330-924-0412.

• Newton Falls Senior Center, 612 Broad St., Newton Falls.

• Warren SCOPE, 375 N. Park Ave., 11:30 a.m. Monday through Friday. Call 330-399-8846.

The menu is:

• Today — Roast beef with au jus, potato wedges, broccoli and carrots, sandwich bun, mixed fruit, angel food cake;

• Monday — Bratwurst, scalloped potatoes, peas, hot dog bun, pineapple tidbits, pudding;

• Tuesday — Chicken divan, white rice, lima beans, wheat bread, tossed salad with ranch dressing, peaches, cookie;

• Wednesday — Cottage pie, whipped potatoes, warm cinnamon apples, biscuit, ice cream;

• Thursday — Cold Greek chicken salad (with diced chicken, cheese, tomatoes, cucumbers and olives), dinner roll, pears, mini-muffin;

• March 5 — Baked ham with pineapple, mashed sweet potatoes, Harvard beets, wheat bread, fresh fruit, cookie.

OAFP’S FAMILY PHYSICIAN OF THE YEAR: The Ohio Academy of Family Physicians is calling for nominations for the 2021 Family Physician of the Year. This award recognizes an Ohio family physician who has exhibited extraordinary, beyond-the-call-of-duty merit, and encourages OAFP members and medical students to pursue the ideals of family medicine, and convey these ideals to the public.

To be nominated, the family physician must have 10 years post-residency (or equivalent) experience, be a current member of the OAFP for a meaningful period of time and be currently a practicing physician.

To nominate a physician, complete the online form or send a letter of recommendation to by March 5 to OAFP Awards Workgroup, Ohio Academy of Family Physicians, 4075 N. High St., Columbus, OH 43214-3296; fax, 614-267-9191; or email, lheberling@ohioafp.org. To check if a physician is a member of the OAFP, contact Lauren Heberling at lheberling@ohioafp.org or call 800-742-7327.

JOHNSTON CENTER OPEN: The Johnston Senior Center on state Route 5 in Johnston is open 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Friday. The center is COVID-19 compliant.

Call 330-924-0412 for information.

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