Union will accept applications for apprenticeship
The Plumbers and Pipefitters Local 396 will accept applications for its apprenticeship program starting Sept. 17.
The five-year program includes classes two evenings a week and work during the day.
Applicants must be 18, have a high-school or General Educational Development diploma, transcripts on the day of application, be physically able to perform work of the trade, have a valid driver’s license and be a resident of Mahoning, Trumbull or Columbiana county.
Applications will be accepted from noon to 4 p.m. Sept. 17, Oct. 15, Nov. 19, Dec. 17, Jan. 21, Feb. 18, March 18 and April 15 at 493 Bev Road, Building 3. There is a $45 application fee. For more information, call 330-758-4596 .
Keynote to present 55-Minute Marketing Meeting program
The 55-Minute Marketing Meeting, a new program to assist Valley businesses with marketing strategies, is being presented by Keynote Media Group in downtown Youngstown.
The 2014 meeting schedule is as follows: Aug. 25, Sept. 22, Oct. 27, Nov. 17 and Dec. 15. There are five time slots each day. Interested parties should reserve meeting times by visiting KeynoteCreates.com/55mmm and filling out a brief questionnaire.
For information, contact Christina Perry at 330-480-9881 or Christina@KeynoteCreates.com.
YOUNG event is set for Sept. 10-11
The Youngstown/Warren Regional Chamber’s 2014 Youngstown, Ohio Utica and Natural Gas Conference and Expo, YOUNG, returns Sept. 10-11.
The focus of the event is to celebrate the Valley’s manufacturers.
In conjunction with the event there will be a YOUNG golf outing and job fair.
The job fair is open to the public from 9 a.m. to noon Sept. 11 at the Covelli Centre on Front Street.
The business-to-business trade show floor will open at 1 p.m. for registered attendees with the first speaker taking the conference stage at 1:30 p.m. The conference ends at 5 p.m.
For detailed information such as pricing, job-fair participants can go to the chamber’s website at www.regionalchamber.com for updates.
LCEDC schedules 12th annual event
The 12th annual Lawrence County Economic Development Corp. dinner and Monopoly tournament will take place from 5 to 8 p.m. Sept. 9 at New Castle Country Club, 3185 Wilmington Road.
Contact the LCEDC at 724-658-1488 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org for information.
Vindicator staff/wire reports
Selected local stocks
Aqua America, .61, 24.40 .15
Clear Channel, .61 21.98 —.01
Cortland Bancorp, 12.50.14
Farmers Nat., .127.65 —.05
First Energy, 2.20, 32.98.26
FirstMerit Corp., .64,17.22 —.21
First Niles Financial, .32,9.000.00
FNB Corp., .48,11.94—.10
General Electric, .76,25.67—.21
Huntington Bank, .20, 9.63—.04
JP Morgan Chase, 1.52,56.76—.23
Key Corp, .22,13.22.08
LaFarge, 18.76 —.31
Macy’s, 1.00, 57.52—.32
Parker Hannifin, 1.80, 112.87—.65
RTI Intl. Metals,28.68—.04
Simon Prop. Grp.,4.60,168.68.43
Stoneridge 11.30 —.01
Talmer Bank, 13.94.19
United Community Fin. 4.40—.07
Selected prices at 4 p.m. Friday. Provided by Stifel. Not to be construed as an offer or recommendation to buy or sell any security.