Event to remember Valerie Kopiak and others

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SUICIDE AWARENESS DAY: The National Survivors of Suicide Awareness Day will be 6 p.m. Saturday at the Victory Christian Center, 4257 Tod Ave., Warren. The event is being held in remembrance of Valerie Kopiak and all loved ones lost to suicide. The event is being sponsored by Survivors of Suicide Support Group of Mahoning and Trumbull counties.

FOOD DISTRIBUTION: Second Harvest Food Bank of the Mahoning Valley is collaborating with the Ohio National Guard to host a Traveling Food Pantry food distribution 11 a.m. Monday at Yankee Lake, 1800 State Route 7 NE, Brookfield. In order to partake in the zero-contact distribution, recipients’ trunks must be open and clear of all other belongings and their windows must be rolled up. Recipients are not to exit their vehicle for any reason.

For additional information,visit www.mahoningvalleysecond harvest.orgor follow us on Facebook @SHFBMV.

JA VIRTUAL CONFERENCE: JA Inspire Virtual, a college, career and trades conference for middle and high school students, will be held virtually using vFairs event platform 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Thursday in partnership with the Trumbull and Mahoning County Educational Service Centers. The event platform will be available for parents and the public from 2 to 6 p.m. To register, go to mahoningvalley .ja.org or for additional sponsorship and exhibitor information contact the Junior Achievement office at 330-539-5268 or infojamv@ja.org.

FRIENDS HOLD SILENT AUCTION: The Friends of the Hubbard Library will host a new silent auction, “Silent Auction: Books and Beyond.” Items will be displayed at the library’s first floor display cases and on the shelves behind the circulation desk at the front entrance. People will be able to submit their bids on items using paper forms available on the shelves by the staircase. Proceeds from the event benefit the library.

VIRTUAL JOB FAIR: The Youngstown Area Jewish Federation will host a virtual job fair at 12:30 p.m. Tuesday via Zoom. Participants will be given an overview of open positions and have an opportunity to ask questions. To see a listing of open positions, visit jewishyoungstown.org, scroll to the bottom and click on careers. To register for the job fair, visit jewish youngstown.org.

CARE CENTER SELECTED: Cadence Care Network has been selected by the Annie E. Casey Foundation to conduct professional development based on the Reimagining Juvenile Justice Curriculum. As one of the 16 state and /or local organizations chosen from a nationwide applicant pool, Cadence Care Network will train frontline staff who are working with youth involved in the juvenile justice system. The RJJ Curriculum impacts families involved in the juvenile justice system, and is designed to help these staff better support, divert and redirect youth to appropriate and fair justice options. As a selected site, Cadence Care Network will deliver the curriculum in a regional format across Northeastern Ohio. These trainings will occur between January and September 2021.


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