YOUNGSTOWN -- Jim Loboy of WHOT-101 FM is walking to New York City to raise money for families of firefighters affected by the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks and hopes to arrive on the anniversary Wednesday.
"We're somewhere between Harrisburg and Reading," Cumulus Broadcasting intern Denise Collingwood of Struthers said Wednesday afternoon. Collingwood is driving while Loboy walks eight to 12 hours each day. The trip began last Wednesday from Struthers. Donations can be made at Charter One Bank and soon at www.hot101.com, she said.
Food bank soup benefit
YOUNGSTOWN -- Valley Foods will introduce "Giovanni's Wedding Soup" at 11 a.m. Monday at Second Harvest Foodbank as a benefit to the organization to raise money and awareness of the crisis of hunger in the community.
The public is invited to stop by the food bank at 1122 E. Midlothian Blvd. between 11 a.m. and 4 p.m. to sample the soup. A donation of food will be appreciated but is not required.
Valley Foods provides food to senior meal programs, schools and day-care centers.