Salute to Senior Service

Salute to Senior Service


The Salute to Senior Service program, sponsored by Home Instead, Inc., the franchisor of the Home Instead Senior Care network, is seeking nominations of outstanding senior volunteers through March 31. State winners will be selected by popular vote at Online voting is April 15 - 30. From among the state winners, a panel of Senior Care experts will pick the national Salute to Senior Service honoree. Eligible seniors are 65 and older and give at least 15 hours a month of volunteer service.

Home Instead, Inc., will donate $500 to each of the state winners’ favorite nonprofit organizations, and their stories will be posted on the Salute to Senior Service Wall of Fame. In addition, $5,000 will be donated to the national winner’s nonprofit charity of choice.

To complete or submit a nomination form online, or to view official contest rules, visit Completed nomination forms also can be mailed to Salute to Senior Service, P.O. Box 285, Bellevue, NE 68005. For information call 330-729-1233 or 330-544-1544.

Transdermal certification


Lissa Bell, licensed managing esthetician/natural skin care therapist, located at the Canfield Pharmacy Care Building, 11 E. Main St., has earned her certification as a Transdermal Infusion (TDI) Technician from the Institute of Skin Sciences in Naples, Fla.

Bell, who previously provided natural skin care products and treatments at Magnolias on the Green in Canfield, recently moved her practice to the Canfield Pharmacy Care building where she makes and sells her skin care products, Lissa’s Naturals, and provides facials, body treatments and transdermal infusion. Shealso is the author of “The Care and Keeping of Sensitive Skin: A Practical Guide to Holistic Skin Care.”

Unborn child genetic conditions clinic


Akron Children’s Hospital’s Fetal Treatment Center now offers a clinic day for parents-to-be who learn their unborn child has a genetic condition or birth defect and will need immediate intervention after birth and/or the care of multiple pediatric specialists.

“Our goal with this clinic is to bring the family to the hospital for a day of evaluation, diagnostic tests and consultation with all the specialists who will be involved in their child’s delivery and care,” said Dr. Melissa Mancuso, a high-risk obstetrician in Akron Children’s Maternal Fetal Medicine Center. “It’s helpful for the doctors to get together to discuss the case and reassuring for expectant parents to meet their team and learn about the plan for the rest of their pregnancy, birth and beyond.”

For information, call 330-543-8295.

Boardman boutique joins fight to end hunger


New 4 U Boutique, 7178 West Blvd., Boardman, is collecting food for Second Harvest Food Bank of the Mahoning Valley’s annual March Harvest for Hunger campaign. Anyone who brings in two cans of food will receive a 10 percent discount off regular- priced clothing up to a $25 sale. The store grand opening also includes daily store specials; Thursday and Saturday are Ladies Day and offers free hand and arm massages plus a skin care consultation by Infinite Beauty.

Harvest for Hunger is a month-long food and funds drive that takes place during March to replenish food bank shelves for the summer months when donations taper off and children are home from school. All food collected and funds raised stay in the Mahoning Valley to feed our friends and neighbors. For information on the Harvest for Hunger campaign or the food bank, visit or call 330-792-5522.

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