Bring dogs out for a day of fun

PUPPY MEET AND GREET: The Friends of the Mosquito Lake Dog Park in Bazetta will hold a Puppy Meet and Greet Sunday at the dog park, west of the playground and beach area.

Puppies weighing 25 pounds or less are scheduled for 1 to 2:15 p.m. and the greet for puppies weighing 26 pounds and more will be 2:30 to 3:45 p.m.

There will be a registration.

MAPLE SYRUP TOURS: Fall in Love with Maple Tour is being offered Oct. 9 through 18. There are 16 sugarhouses in northeast Ohio opening up to show how pure maple syrup is made. Each stop also has an assortment of other activities, ranging from food trucks to crafts to sugarbush walks to pancake breakfasts to wagon rides.

Visit Ohiomaple.org or check out Ohio Maple Madness Tour on Facebook for more information.

WJWL PROMOTE CANCER AWARENESS: The Warren Junior Women’s League will place pink ribbons on the gazebo in Courthouse Park at 5 p.m. today to promote Breast Cancer Awareness.

Also, the group has been working on a project for Sleep in Heavenly Peace. They were the benefactors of WJWL’s June gift card fundraiser. With the help of the Cortland Lions Club, WJWL will build beds for children at noon on Sunday. In addition to the fundraiser, WJWL also has secured donations from local organizations and contributors to build approximately 20 beds on Sunday.

RJW AWARDED PHILANTHROPY AWARD: The Raymond John Wean Foundation, located in Warren, is receiving the Michael G. Shinn Award for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in Philanthropy for 2020. Presented annually by Philanthropy Ohio, the award recognizes an individual or organization demonstrating a deep and strong commitment to advancing diversity, equity and inclusion principles in philanthropy.

The Wean Foundation is being honored for seeking many ways to engage community voices in its work as a family foundation, including bringing the Racial Equity Institute training to the northeast Ohio / Mahoning Valley.

Philanthropy Ohio is a statewide membership association that provides the network, tools and knowledge to help people engaged in philanthropy become more effective, powerful change agents in their communities.


• 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.

• Thursday Morning Recovery — 10:30 a.m., Meridian Place, 1184 Meridian Road, Youngstown.

• 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.


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