Skating for donations
BOARDMAN -- The Skate Connection, 7080 Tiffany Blvd., is offering free skating for people who bring items for the Mahoning Valley Second Harvest Food Bank and the Marine Corps Reserve's Toys for Tots.
Anyone who brings a nonperishable canned- or boxed-food item, paper or cleaning product or pet food item may skate free from 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. Dec. 1. All goods will be donated to the Mahoning Valley Second Harvest Food Bank.
Anyone who brings a new, unwrapped toy valued at $5 or more will be able to skate free from 6 to 8 p.m. Dec. 6. All toys collected will be distributed by Toys for Tots to needy children in Mahoning, Trumbull and Columbiana counties.