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Shelter seeks pet donations

HELPING DOGS: Mosquito Lake Dog Park Friends are holding a donation drive to help Geauga Mama Dogs and Pups, a rescue group that rescues pregnant dogs and their pups. The local pound from this area sends its pregnant dogs and pups to this rescue. The fundraiser is being held to help the agency after their facility burned down. Two pups were lost in the fire. Items needed are puppy food, both wet and dry; blue Dawn dish soap; black contractor bags; bleach; gloves; dog toys; advocate for fleas and ticks; and towels for drying them after a bath. Donations can be dropped off 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday to Friday at Mosquito Lake Park office, 1439 State Route 305, Bazetta.

COFFEE WORKSHOP: Branch Street Coffee Roasters: Coffee and Tea Workshop will be 11 a.m. to noon Saturday at Liberty Library Branch. The Branch Street Coffee Roasters crew presents this free workshop to guide participants through a global journey of specialty coffees and teas. Registration is requested.

SELMA 55 YEARS: The documentary “Selma: 55 Years Later” will be 6 p.m. Thursday at the Tyler History Center, 325 W. Federal St., Youngstown. The event will highlight how voting rights have changed since the Voting Rights Act of 1965.

The speaker will be Jo Ann Bland, who is featured in the documentary. She will talk about her experiences and what has happened concerning voting rights since the passage of the Voting Rights Act in 1965.

Sponsors of the event are Mahoning Valley Sojourn to the Past, Martin Luther King Jr. Planning Committee and the Mahoning Valley Historical Society.

COLLECTING SCRAP: Local Boy Scouts Troop 22 in Lordstown are holding a scrap metal drive including metal scrap, appliances, mowers, batteries and other items. Free pickup. Call 330-219-1368.

GEORGE WASHINGTON TEA: The Daughters of the American Revolution will hold the annual George Washington Tea 1 p.m. Feb. 15 at St. Paul Lutheran Church, East Market Street, Warren. Tickets are $10. Call Diane at 330-373-0797.

• To reach the 24-hour information referral and crisis intervention service in Trumbull County, call Help Network at 330-393-1565 or 211. Call Help Hotline at 330-747-2696 or 800-427-3606 for more information on service agencies and support groups.

• Warren Family Mission supplemental bags of food and clothing — 10 a.m. to noon and 1 to 3 p.m., 155 Tod Ave. NW, Warren,

• Business Connections of Trumbull County — 7:30 a.m. Panera Restaurant on Elm Road, Warren. 330-719-0727.

• Roundtable Carvers woodcarving club — 9 to 11:30 a.m., Senior Center, Fifth Avenue, Youngstown, 330-318-3609.

• Engage Prayer and Intercession Group — 6:30 p.m., 3217 Surrey Ave., Warren. 330-550-3393.

• Where Are You at Today — noon, United Methodist Community Center, 760 Main Ave., Warren.

• Thursday Clean People — 7 p.m., Niles Senior Center, 14 E. State St., Niles.

• Niles Rotary Club — noon, Ciminero’s Banquet Centre, 123 N. Main St., Niles.

• NAMI Family Support Group — 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Girard Free Library, 330-584-9213.

• Warren Kiwanis — noon, Buena Vista Cafe, Warren.

• People Empowering Progress Productivity — 6 to 7:30 p.m., 2051 Niles Road SE, Warren, promote aftercare following incarceration.

• NAMI Connection — 1:30 p.m. Community Center, 1344 Fifth Ave., Youngstown. 330-531-7490, namimv@ yahoo.com or www.namimv .org

• Warren Thursday Al-Anon Group — 7:30 p.m., SS. Cyril and Methodius Church, 185 Laird Ave. NE, Warren.

• TOPS Ohio 188 — weigh-in at 5 p.m., meeting at 5:30 p.m., Covenant Presbyterian Church, 2050 Oakdale NW, Warren.

• Hillside Stroke Support Group — 2:30 p.m. in the boardroom. Cindy, 330-841-3891.

• Trumbull County Veterans Service Commission — 10 a.m. the Paul E. Heltzel Community Room at the Trumbull County Veterans Service Commission, 253 E. Market St., Warren.

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