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REGIONAL CHAMBER CANCELS EVENTS: The Youngstown Warren Regional Chamber has canceled several events in light of the coronavirus pandemic. Not happening are the leadership series Thursday, power lunch at Cocca’s Pizza in Boardman on April 7 and a drugs in the workplace seminar April 7.

Pending events include Lattes and Legislators with Ohio Senate President Larry Obhof on April 9 at America Makes in downtown Youngstown and a power lunch April 14 at Red Lobster in Niles.

The chamber postponed its annual meeting that was set for March 19.

FLY TO D.C.: The chamber’s third annual Washington, D.C., fly-in will be June 10-11. The event is designed to exchange ideas between state and federal officials and Valley leaders.

The priorities include local infrastructure improvements, supporting the missions at Camp James A. Garfield and the Youngstown Air Reserve Station and the Mahoning Valley Scrappers.

The cost is $1,000 and includes one night at Hyatt House: The Wharf. Guests who would like to handle their own accommodations can attend for $750. Transportation via private plane is available for an additional $1,000.

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FORMER YOUNGSTOWN WOMAN APPOINTED TO ADVISORY COUNCIL: Mary Anne Schultz, a 1975 graduate of Youngstown State University with a nursing degree who now lives in California, recently was appointed to a statewide group of health professionals, scientists and community activists to guide the states Initiative to Advance Precision Medicine (CIAPM).

Schultz, a professor in the Cal State San Bernardino Department of Nursing and an informaticist, is the sole registered nurse on the 11-member advisory council, which will support patient-focused research demonstration projects and connect health and medicine stakeholders across the state.

She has more than 40 years of nursing experience, including business and clinical intelligence strategy, which is the aggregation, analysis, and use of clinical, financial, operational and nontraditional data captured inside and out of the health care setting to inform decision-making directly. She was chosen in part due to her long-standing affiliation to the California State University system as a nurse educator.

Founded in 2015, the CIAPM goal is to support innovations in health and steward advances to be inclusive, put patients and health improvement at the center of outcomes and strengthen emerging science and technologies.

VP NAMED AT STEEL STRIP CO.: Krissy von Philp was recently named vice president of Specialty Strip & Oscillating, Inc., a supplier of oscillated and ribbon-wound prime steel coils in Masury.

She is responsible for overseeing the internal operations, building customer relationships and maximizing the company’s operating performance. She holds a bachelor’s degree in finance and marketing from Kent State University, as well as an MBA in business management from Youngstown State University.

She previously was the chief operating officer at KDA, Inc. She also has been a real estate agent for Real Living Realty Group for over 12 years and is a member of the National Association of Realtors.

She recently married company President Adam von Philp.


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