Business briefs

HOME SAVINGS DONATES: Home Savings in Youngstown donated checks for $15,000 and $5,000 to the American Cancer Society to benefit the 2019 Tri-County Golf Classic and Ladies Pink Ribbon Golf Classic.

Spots remain available for both outings at Avalon Lakes Golf Course, Howland. The Pink Ribbon Classic is July 15, and the Tri-County Classic is Aug. 19.

Home Savings also donated $10,000 to the American Red Cross of the Mahoning Valley to sponsor the 2019 Acts of Courage event, which recognizes local people who have acted courageously in a time of emergency. The event this year was June 13. Ten people were honored.

New businesses

DISPENSARY OPENS: Leaf Relief, a medical marijuana dispensary at 4323 Market St., Youngstown, held a ribbon-cutting Friday.

The store had a soft opening Wednesday. It is the first dispensary in Mahoning County, but second in the Mahoning Valley. The store’s hours are 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday to Thursday; 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Friday and Saturday and noon to 6 p.m. Sunday.

RIBBON CUT ON DENTAL OFFICE: ONE Health Ohio and the Youngstown Warren Regional Chamber on Friday welcomed the health care provider’s new dental center at 500 Gypsy Lane, Youngstown.

The Northside Dental Center will provide basic dental services to adults and children, including fillings, extractions, cleanings, digital x-rays and exams.

ONE Health Ohio accepts Medicaid, Medicare and most commercial insurance plans. A sliding fee scale is offered to help the medically uninsured and underinsured who qualify.

MARKETING AGENCY LAUNCHES: TILT! Digital Marketing and Branding, a full-service digital marketing agency, is open in Youngstown.

People on the Move

PROMOTION AT TBEIC: Rick Stockburger has been promoted to president and CEO of the Tech Belt Energy Innovation Center in downtown Warren. The center’s board of directors approved the promotion in May.

During Stockburger’s time as vice president and chief operating officer, TBEIC has expanded its budget, opened the Energy Integration Lab and made strategic partnerships with state, federal and corporate entities. As president and CEO, Stockburger intends to further grow the organization by serving energy-related tech-based startups across Ohio.

Stockburger, a graduate of West Branch High School in southern Mahoning County, served as a non-commissioned officer in the U.S. Army and is a graduate of Kent State University. He completed his master’s degree course work at Penn State University.

Before joining TBEIC, he held positions as the co-founder of two companies, supporting the expansion of manufacturing companies, building civic capacity and mentoring startups in northeast Ohio.

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