Seeing Eye

Seeing Eye

CELEBRATING VOLUNTEERS: In 2018, 50 senior volunteers gave $800,000 worth of national service work in the Mahoning Valley. With 30,000 hours served and nearly 1,300 people impacted last year, Senior Corps volunteers made, and continue to make, a difference in schools, nonprofits and health agencies throughout Mahoning and Trumbull counties. To recognize them, the Senior Corps Advisory Council of Mahoning Valley is hosting a Volunteer Recognition Luncheon 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday at First Presbyterian Church, 201 Wick Ave., Youngstown. A representative of the Ohio Secretary of State’s office will present commendations to the volunteers.

TRUSTEES SET AUCTION: Champion Township trustees have scheduled a township auction 8:30 a.m. Saturday at the fire department, 139 Champion Ave. West. Items can be viewed at GovDeals .com.

SPRING TEA: The North Bloomfield Historical Society is sponsoring a spring tea party 11:30 a.m. Saturday in the town hall. Speaker is Stacie Murray, who will be showing fashions from Victorian times to present day.

ASSOCIATION TO MEET: Community activist Carolyn Evans has announced a Westside Neighborhood community meeting 6:30 p.m. Thursday at New Freedom Missionary Baptist Church, 1590 Tod Ave. SW, Warren. Blight, dumping of trash, housing code violations and crime will be discussed. Warren Law Director Greg Hicks and Barbara Phinesee of Citizens Uniting Citizens are guest speakers.

SUTLIFF PROGRAM: The Sutliff Museum spring lecture program — “Why the 13th Amendment remains relevant in the 21st century U.S. and beyond”— is 2 p.m. April 27 with Ric Sheffield, professor of sociology and legal studies at Kenyon College, as guest lecturer.

BOLINDALE CLEANUP: Volunteers will be doing work and installing raised flower beds 10 a.m. to noon Saturday at Bolindale DeForest Park off Ridge Road.