Lions donations set for multiple organizations


Bill Ruggles, president of the Youngstown Lions Club, is announcing the club’s donations this fiscal year.

The club has given $24,500 to the following organizations: The Eye Care Foundation, The Ohio Lions Foundation, Ohio Lions Eye Research, The Pilot Dogs, Camp Echoing Hills, LCIF, Diabetes, Ohio Lions Band, The Needles Eye, Goodwill Industries, Beatitude House, Rescue Mission of the Mahoning Valley, St. Vincent de Paul, YWCA Wish Upon a Star, Youngstown State University Foundation, Sandy Relief, Eye Care Associates, Second Harvest Food Bank, Easter Seals, Children’s Free Care Fund through Howard Hanna Real Estate, and the Youngstown Schools children’s Christmas party.

To join contact the club at P.O. Box 1262, Youngstown, OH 44501, or visit them on Facebook.

Boy Scouts offer dinner and auction


Boy Scout Troop 22 will serve a spaghetti dinner from noon to 6 p.m. Sunday at St. Christine School Hall, 3165 S. Schenley Ave.

There also will be a basket auction and a 50-50 raffle.

Tickets are $7 each, and children 4 and under eat free.

Crisis shelters to host fundraising walk


The Crisis Shelter of Lawrence County will be hosting its second annual Believe Me When I Tell Walk at 1 p.m. April 27 at Cascade Park, 1928 East Washington St.

Individual and group registration is free, although individuals and teams are encouraged to create an online walk fundraising page to help raise funds to combat child sexual assault.

The walk will be in conjunction with the Crisis Shelter’s Party in the Park for Justice party the same day at the park.

This free, family friendly party is scheduled from noon to 4 p.m. and features a kids’ zone, food and craft vendors, community resources and social service providers, amphibian and reptile demonstration, martial arts demonstration, K-9 demonstration and more.

Both events celebrate Victims’ Rights Week, April 21-27.

Visit and clicking on “Party in the Park for Justice/Believe Me When I Tell Walk.”

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