Hartford group cancels banquet

BADGER ALUMNI: Due to the coronavirus, the Hartford Badger Alumni Association has canceled the annual alumni banquet scheduled on Aug. 1. This decision was made for the protection of its members.

SUMMER SIZZLER CANCELED: The Hubbard Pool annual Summer Sizzler fundraiser event has been canceled for this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The event will return for summer 2021.

GRANTS AWARDED: The Ohio Humanities Council has awarded $750,000 in CARES Act funds to Ohio cultural nonprofits that have been affected by the shutdown due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Applications for emergency grants will be available through the summer. The first grants were awarded in June. Later this year, additional grants will be available to help cultural organizations deliver programs while maintaining the health of patrons, The CARES Act was passed in March and included $75 million in emergency funding for the National Endowment of the Humanities. Ohio Humanities staff are available by email to help applicants navigate the process to access emergency funding.

For information, visit http://www.ohiohumanities.org/

SUMMIT ACADEMY OPENINGS: As enrollment opens at many school districts, Summit Academy Community School Warren announces openings for local families with children in grades K-7, particularly those seeking special education. Autistic students, as well as youngsters with ADHD and other special education needs make up about 70 percent of the school’s student body. The Warren elementary school provides therapeutic martial arts as part of its curriculum. In addition, school educators are trained in Whole Brain Teaching, a research-based teaching approach that provides students opportunities to incorporate movement into their learning.

Summit Academy Community School Warren is a tuition-free, nonprofit school located at 2106 Arbor Ave. SE.

For information or to schedule a school visit, call 369-4233 through June 30. Beginning July 1,call 330-518-0398.

VIRTUAL GARDENING PROGRAMS: Virtual programming on garden habits is being held at 10:30 a.m. each Wednesday and includes a video conversation via Zoom. TimeBank Mahoning Watershed is offering the various programming.

In the interest of public health, TimeBank Mahoning Watershed now works remotely and has suspended until further notice all in-person events.

TimeBank Mahoning Watershed is operational sharing ideas and content through four new digital applications.

The interactive video discussions, “Open Topics Agenda: Learning About Options for the Future,” is available at http://tbmw.org/watershed-gardens/ Go to event page and enter a guest username and click “Join Video.”

For information, call 330-716-2722, for help.


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