Foundation announces donations

Staff report


Siembida & Boggs Philanthropic Foundation, 759 Fairfield Ave., is announcing its donation of more than $800 to the community through the following organizations: Columbiana Way Station, Columbiana Athletic Department, the City of Columbiana—Firestone Park, and Veteran’s Outreach of Mahoning, Trumbull and Columbiana Counties as well as a grant worth more than $700 to the Columbiana Area Tourism Bureau through proceeds from the Columbiana Community Foundation.

Event directors Crystal and Joshua Boggs have planned the sixth annual Vision for Veterans Race for May 17 with proceeds planned for a wheelchair ramp for a veteran in need.

The second annual ’Twas the Night Before 5k is being planned for Dec. 14 with proceeds benefiting Firestone Park and the Columbiana Way Station.

A new event is being added this year, the Halloween Half Marathon on Oct. 27 with proceeds planned for the Columbiana Police Department’s Auxiliary and Explorers.

The foundation is also helping with the Clipper Classic Cross Country 5k Sept. 28 with proceeds going to the Columbiana Cross Country and Track Teams.

Those interested in racing, volunteering or sponsorship contact or email or call 330-482-9105.

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