Niles cereal drive to help hungry
FOOD DONATIONS: Niles Community Services is holding a cereal drive through May 29 at the McKinley Memorial Library in Niles. The effort is to help feed residents of the community. Cereal boxes can be dropped off at the library. All brands of cereal are welcome. Donors are asked to make sure donations are not open or expired.
WORLD PRESS FREEDOM DAY: The Youngstown Press Club will observe World Press Freedom Day at noon Monday at Youngstown State University’s Kilcawley Center. During the observance, which will be livestreamed on the press club’s Facebook page, press club members will read the names of 50 journalists killed while serving their communities in 2020 and five additional journalists killed this year. The list of journalists slain because of their activities was compiled by the Reporters Without Borders, an international organization dedicated to defending freedom of the press.
This year’s theme, “Information as a Public Good,” affirms the importance of cherishing information and recognizes the impact of a changing media system on human rights, democracy, public health and sustainable development.
The Youngstown Press Club promotes journalism and other communication-related professions in the Mahoning Valley.
ASSOCIATION HOLDS EVENT: The Leavittsburg Heritage Association is hosting its fourth annual trunk sale 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at 4901 W. Market St. Cost is $10 per space, which can be paid the day of the event. Rain date is May 15.
FAIR FOOD EVENT: Warren Flea and Farmers Market, 428 Main St. SW, Warren, will host a fair food festival 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Friday, 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday and 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. May 9. There will be free admission and free parking. To reserve a space, call Steve Lisko at 772-971-8824. Non-food merchants and small businesses also are welcome.
SADD OFFERS PROMS NATIONWIDE: To mitigate another lost opportunity, Students Against Destructive Decisions is hosting a Virtual Prom for high school students nationwide.
It is SADD’s goal for students to stay safe as they celebrate not just the end of this academic year but all the challenges they have overcome. A virtual prom provides all students grades 9 through 12 an opportunity to responsibly celebrate with games, music, giveaways, outfit contests and more.
The movie-themed event, “Lights, Camera, Prom!” will be 8 to 10 p.m. Saturday. Visit www.sadd.org/Prom to register and learn more.
VOLUNTEERS NEEDED: SCOPE Senior Services is in need of volunteers during the daytime to assist with activities at the five senior citizen centers in Trumbull County.
Volunteers can be assigned at any of the centers, which serve over 3,000 seniors in Trumbull County. Those wishing to volunteer will need to complete a volunteer application. For information, call 330-399-8846 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
— 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.
— Someplace Safe Inc., domestic violence agency, offers support groups for women, children and individual support services. 330-393-3005.
— Warren Heritage Center — 303 Mahoning Avenue, open 2 to 5 p.m. Schedule a private tour by emailing war email@example.com or call 330-372-0237.
Anyone with items for Seeing Eye should call 330-841-1738; email firstname.lastname@example.org; mail or drop off information at the Tribune Chronicle.