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Ross Griffin bash set Sept. 13

The Seeing Eye

ANNUAL FUNDAISER PLANNED: The Ross Griffin Memorial Foundation plans to hold the third annual Ross Griffin Memorial Bash scheduled for noon to 5 p.m. Sept. 13 whether it be in person or online. The event is scheduled for the Griffins Sloas Airfield, 4059 N. River Road, Howland. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic when the event is held in late summer all safety protocol guidelines set forth by federal, state and local governments during that time will be followed. We will keep you updated regarding attendance of the live event. Additionally, we will be streaming the live drawing via our website and other social media platforms. People do not need to be present to win. All you need is a valid raffle ticket that you can purchase either online, from a representative out in the community or you can call 330-539-9323 and ask for Dawn. There are limited tickets available,. All proceeds will benefit The Ross Griffin Memorial Foundation. Learn more at RossGriffinMemorialFoundation.com.

GROWLER RACE: Homes and Hops will hold its first annual 5k Growler Race, with 100 percent of all proceeds going to benefit the OH WOW! Roger and Gloria Jones Children’s Center for Science and Technology in Youngstown. Adapting to the current situation during the COVID crisis, the race will be held virtually with participants, allowing participants to complete their 5K between now and June 28. Added incentive for race participants is a collaboration with local breweries — Birdfish Brewing in Columbiana, Biker Brewhouse in Austintown, Noble Creature in Youngstown and Modern Methods in Warren — which will allow participants over the age of 21 to redeem one beer at a participating brewery of their choice. During the Covid-19 pandemic, OH WOW! has been closed to the public but has reached over 300,000 people across all social media platforms with WOWtastic! projects and experiments that can be performed in the comfort of your own home. Race organizers have a goal of 300 participants. Each participant will receive a 5K training guide for beginners, a medal, a shirt and the free beverage from a participating brewery. Proof of participation will be managed via submission of race times to Second Sole in Boardman. For information visit https://runsignup.com/Race/OH/Youngstown/HomesandHopsVirtual5K

GROCERY DISTRIBUTION: Warren First Presbyterian Church, Mahoning Avenue, Warren, will hold a free grocery distribution 10:30 a.m. Tuesday. Due to the coranivirus volunteers will hand out the groceries and lunch through the door to those in need.

SCRAP DRIVE: Boy Scout Troop 20 in Lordstown will hold a scrap drive collection for appliances, mowers, scrap autos, batteries and all metal scraps. For free pickup outside of a house, call 330-219-1368.

TODAY

• 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 Network or Help Hotline at 330-747-2696 or 800-427-3606 for more information on service agencies and support groups.

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