To attend conference
BOARDMAN -- Victoria Wallace, a sixth-grader at Glenwood Middle School, has been selected to participate in the 2006 Junior National Young Leaders Conference this month in Washington, D.C. Victoria is the daughter of Ed Wallace and Dawn Wallace, both of Boardman. Conference participants are selected based on teacher nominations, academic achievements and demonstrated leadership potential. In addition to touring historic sites, participants get to meet with today's leaders and spend a night in the interactive Maryland Science Center. Victoria is a member of student council and the school chorus and is an honor roll pupil. She is a member of the Boardman Little Spartans Cheerleaders and its competition squad and has appeared in Easy Street Production's "Little Rascals."
Law Day program at YSU
YOUNGSTOWN -- Youngstown State University will have its annual Law Day program from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday in the Ohio Room of Kilcawley Center. Admissions representatives from several law schools, including the University of Akron, Duquesne, Cleveland-Marshall, Michigan State, Toledo and Case Western Reserve, will be available to meet with students. Catalogs, applications and financial aid information also will be available.
United Nations Day Dinner
YOUNGSTOWN -- The Youngstown Area Chapter of the United Nations Association of the United States of America will have its 51st annual United Nations Day Dinner on Thursday at the Youngstown Club, 201 E. Commerce St. The annual event is the chapter's only fundraising event. Tickets are $25. Student tickets are $10. This year's focus is "Darfur Crisis in Africa," featuring Dr. Kathryn C. Lavelle, associate professor of world affairs at Case Western Reserve University. Her topic will be, "Looking Inside Out and Outside In the Crisis in Sudan: What Role for the UN?" Dinner reservations should be made by calling Mary B. Smith at (330) 743-2710.
Pumpkin hunt at Malone
CANTON -- The Malone College senior class will have its annual Great Pumpkin Hunt for children from 1 to 3:30 p.m. Oct. 28 at the Randall Campus Center, 515 25th St. NW. Tickets are $3.50 per child in advance or $5 at the door with a $15 maximum family cost. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Adult admission is free. For tickets, call (330) 471-8273. The program is designed to provide a safe, fun alternative to traditional trick-or-treating and is open to children ages 3 to 12. There will be games, entertainment, prizes, refreshments and a trip to the pumpkin patch. Costumes are welcome but not required.
Health career exploration
BUTLER, Pa. -- Butler County Community College will host a Health Career Exploration Day from 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Oct. 24 in Founders Hall. Attendees will receive information on local health institutions, potential employment, educational opportunities and the importance of health-care professionals in the field. Butler degree programs include Nursing (R.N.), Medical Assistant, Physical Therapy Assistant and Medical Office Administration. Certificates include Medical Assistant, Massage Therapy and Medical Coding Specialist. A number of health-care employers and other colleges and universities will participate in the program.
Music professor on tour
NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. -- Dr. Elizabeth Harrison, assistant professor of music at Westminster College, performed six solo organ concerts in Europe and was a keynote speaker at an international conference during a recent tour. She visited Germany, the Netherlands and Denmark, performing six concerts, including a concert on the historical 16th-century organ in Uttum and a dedication concert for the 2006 restoration of the anonymous 17th-century organ in the Court Chapel in Holthausen. Harrison was also invited to teach the "Schnitger Organ Course," an international organ course in Germany and the Netherlands that drew students from Europe, Asia and America. She also was one of four keynote speakers at "J.S. Bach and Central/South European Influences: A Conference Honoring Harald Vogel."
Mooney information night
YOUNGSTOWN -- Cardinal Mooney High School, 2545 Erie St., will host a Parent Information Night at 7 p.m. Tuesday in the school auditorium. Parents of seventh- and eighth-graders considering enrolling their sons or daughters in the school are invited. Members of the school's administration will be available to explain Mooney's curriculum, detail course offerings and discuss financial aid opportunities. Information concerning registration procedures also will be available.