Business briefs

MENARDS IS FOOD DROP SITE: Menards, 2015 Walmart Drive, Warren, is serving as a drop site for non-perishable food items for the Warren Family Mission through March. Needed items include canned goods, like soup and vegetables, and dry goods like baking supplies.

EGCC TO HONOR FORMER CHAMBER LEADER: Eastern Gateway Community College will honor former Youngstown Warren Regional Chamber President and CEO Thomas Humphries by naming its Youngstown campus the Thomas Humphries Hall Building.

The dedication ceremony is 5:30 p.m. March 27 at the Youngstown building, 101 E. Federal St. Jimmie Bruce, EGCC president, is guest speaker.

Humphries retired Dec. 31, 2017, after 20 years of leading the chamber.

TBEIC TO CELEBRATE GLOBAL ENGINEER DAY: The Tech Belt Energy Innovation Center (TBEIC) in partnership with the Valley Alliance for Science and Technology (VAST) will host an afternoon of seminars followed by a ceremony for Mahoning Valley Engineer of the Year Awards on April 3.

In its second year, the awards promote the advancement and work of local engineers and their businesses. Nominations are being sought for Engineer of the Year, Best Young Professional Engineer, Distinguished Female Award, and Community Impact.

For more information and to nominate an engineer or register for an event, visit ourevents.

YSU DEAN APPOINTED CHAIR: Betty Jo Licata, dean of the Williamson College of Business Administration at Youngstown State University, has been appointed chair of the International Continuous Improvement Review Committee of the American Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business.

The committee oversees processes for continuation of business accreditation to ensure standards are applied consistently and recommendations are applied equitably across peer review teams and programs.

Licata has been the college’s dean since 1995.

HOME SAVINGS ANNOUNCES PROMOTION: Tammy Jorgensen has been promoted to senior vice president, director of private banking.

Jorgensen, who joined Home Savings in 2017 as vice president, private banking officer, will in the new role be responsible for management, planning and oversight of the private banking department.

Her office is located at the bank’s Howland branch on North River Road.

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