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Scheduled Guests for October 19, 2018

Atty. Mitchell Garabedian Sexual Abuse Law Firm

Mitchell Garabedian is an attorney specializing in sexual abuse cases. He has become an internationally recognized advocate on the topic. Mitchell Garabedian began practicing law in 1979 and focused his practice on helping individuals in cases involving personal injury, divorce, immigration, bankruptcy, and criminal matters. He became widely known and respected for his representation of victims and survivors of Roman Catholic Church clergy sexual abuse in the 1990s and 2000s. To date, the firm has represented more than 750 victims and survivors of clergy sexual abuse. Most of the victims and survivors he has represented have been from Massachusetts, but with appropriate local counsel, he has represented victims and survivors throughout the United States, as well as victims and survivors from other countries. In 2002 Mitchell Garabedian obtained a $10,000,000 settlement for 86 Father Geoghan victims or survivors. In 2003 Mitchell Garabedian representing 120 victims and survivors of over 40 different priests, along with lawyers representing other victims and survivors of abuse, obtained an $85,000,000 settlement with the Archdiocese of Boston. Since 2003, the Law Offices of Mitchell Garabedian has continued to obtain millions of dollars in settlements for victims and survivors.


RC Compounding

Our owner and pharmacist in charge, Raymond Carlson, has more than 25 years of healthcare experience. RC Compounding was founded in 2006 in order to meet the growing needs of patients, hospitals, physician offices, and urgent care facilities within Northeastern Ohio. Our close relationship with patients and physicians is such that we are not soliciting business through this website. We compound sterile and non-sterile prescriptions according to individual prescription orders, and we work to help educate patients on the proper use and benefits of these drugs. Visit RC Outsourcing for any non-patient specific prescriptions.


Atty Denise Bayer

Denise is a business lawyer with strong ties to the Mahoning Valley’s nonprofit and arts communities. She is the founder and executive director of The Legal Creative, a provider of business and legal guidance for local artists. She serves as president on the Mahoning Valley College Access Program board. She also serves as the vice-chair of the board of trustees for Opera Western Reserve. Denise has been practicing law since 2005 and serves clients primarily in business, nonprofit, real estate, contract and copyright/trademark matters, estate planning, elder law and probate matters. She is a graduate of the Case Western Reserve University School of Law, where she earned an honors concentration in Law and the Arts from CWRU’s internationally recognized Spangenberg Center for Law, Technology and the Arts. After law school, she served as a law clerk to the Honorable Peter C. Economus, U.S. District Judge in the Northern District of Ohio.


East Meets West Fest OCT 19 2018

East Meets West: Food, Flora and Arias Friday, October 19 @ 6 pm; S.O.A.P. Gallery 117 S. Champion St., Advance tickets $30, $35 at the door. Japanese appetizers, demonstration of Kokedama [Japanese floral arrangement] and OWR Young Artists singing arias. Beer, wine available


Library Sets Public Input Sessions to Discuss Main Library Renovation on October 25 and 30

Library Sets Public Input Sessions to Discuss Main Library Renovation on October 25 and 30 YOUNGSTOWN (October 17, 2018/For Immediate Release) – As part of the strategic planning process at the Public Library of Youngstown & Mahoning County (PLYMC), the renovation of the historic Main Library is in its beginning phases. The Library is seeking input from interested citizens and is holding two input meetings, open to the public and to be held inside the Main Library, 305 Wick Ave., in October. Meetings have been set for: Main Library, 6 p.m., Thursday, October 25 Main Library, 8 a.m., Tuesday, October 30 Library Executive Director Aimee Fifarek and Library Trustees are beginning the project by gathering input from the public at these two meetings. Ms. Fifarek is looking for input to identify what people like to see included in the facility “in order to help make the Main Library as attractive and responsive to the community as possible.” The meeting will include a presentation showing what the renovated Main Library might include to generate discussion. Topics might include: the building exterior and green space; parking space; interior people spaces like meeting rooms, study rooms, exhibit space, a café area, a reading room; a children’s area; a makerspace or interactive learning center; research areas, including general research, genealogy, local history; popular materials. To accommodate hearing impaired attendees, a sign language interpreter will be available at the public sessions. Additionally, the public will be able to provide input starting Oct. 25 on the Library’s website, Libraryvisit.org.



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