Niles Scouts mark 100th anniversary
TROOP GATHERING: Niles Boy Scout Troop 31 is inviting all past and present Scouts and leaders to attend a picnic celebrating the 100th anniversary of the troop. The picnic will be noon to 3 p.m. Sept. 26 at Waddell Park’s large pavilion. Guests planning to attend can RSVP to Ron at 330-240-7300.
CHARITY EVENT: The Cortland Masonic Lodge, 3263 Everett Hull Road, has scheduled two charity events 9 a.m. to noon Saturday and Oct. 2. The Saturday event is to help Pam Vandutti, who recently had cancer surgery and now faces chemo treatments. The Oct. 2 event is to benefit the DeMolay Chapter in Warren. DeMolay is an organization dedicated to preparing young men between the ages of 12 and 21 to lead successful, happy and productive lives.
BENEFIT TO HELP WOMAN: A vendor show to benefit Rachel Elliott, who is battling breast cancer, will be 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sept. 26 at the Trumbull County Fairgrounds. Elliott is a 2002 graduate of Lakeview High School and missed six months of work as a dental hygienist due to her chemotherapy treatment, multiple surgeries and multiple rounds of radiation. Her job was lost due to downsizining at the company. A raffle auction will be 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday.
CURBSIDE PICKUP: Brookfield Sparkle Market, 7229 Warren Sharon Road, is offering grocery delivery and curbside pickup. The new online shopping program is aimed at making customer’s grocery shopping experience convenient and safer. The service was launched in August. After setting up an account, shoppers will be able to receive food and other items. Call 330-448-4328 or visit www.sparkle markets.com/brookfield.
FRIENDS RAISING MONEY: The Friends of the Trumbull MetroParks levy campaign committee is planning to raffle a $500 gift card for a local hunting / fishing store to raise funds for a future levy election effort in 2022.
Donations for the gift card can be made payable to the Friends of the Trumbull MetroParks and mailed to committee treasurer David Ambrose, 2740 Atlantic St. NE, Warren. Volunteers are also needed to sell tickets.
For information, visit Friends of the Mosquito Lake Park Facebook page.
FARMERS MARKET: The Lordstown Apple Cider Festival will host a farmers market noon to 5 p.m. Friday to Sept. 26 at the festival by the school complex off Salt Springs Road.
SUCCESS GRANTS: The Raymond John Wean Foundation has a fall round of Neighborhood Success grants available. Grassroots organizations of Warren and Youngstown are invited to apply for Neighborhood Success grants of $500 to $5,000.
Applications will be accepted until 5 p.m. Tuesday and reviewed by the Resident Council. Organizations may only receive one Neighborhood Success Grant per year. If an application was unsuccessful during the spring 2021 round, it can be amended and submitted for consideration this time.
For more information, visit at rjweanfdn.org/grant making/neighborhood- success-grants-2020.
BOOK SALE: The Hubbard Friends of the Library is hosting a community book sale and will be at the summer farmers market with a Friends mobile book van. The market is 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sundays through Oct. 10 at Tylee Park, 13 W. Liberty St. In addition to the book sale, the market features local artists, farmers, bakers and makers.
• 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.
• Howland Historical Society free open house, 1 to 4 p.m., Brown-Mackey Museum, Route 46.