Mancini will be special guest at dinner event

Staff report

BOARDMAN

Former boxing champion and Youngstown native Ray “Boom Boom” Mancini will be the special guest at a dinner and wine-tasting event March 8 at Mr. Anthony’s Banquet Center, 7440 South Ave.

Tickets are $50 per person for this fundraiser, which will benefit Hope House Visitation Center.

The event begins at 6 p.m. and will include an interview with Mancini, conducted by Bob Hannon.

Another event involving Mancini and Hannon scheduled for March 6 at DeYor Centre has been canceled.

In addition to dinner, guests will be able to sample Mancini’s own South Paw wines.

For information or to order tickets, call Maria Meadors at 330-559-8891 or Hope House at 330-788-8882.

Checks made payable to Hope House Visitation Center also can be sent to Hope House, 660 W. Earle Ave., Youngstown, OH 44511.

Hope House is a nonprofit organization.

Hope House Visitation Center offers a homelike and child-friendly place where parents and others can make supervised visits with children in accordance with court orders. It can be used when there are issues of divorce, domestic violence, protection orders, stalking, child abuse or other safety concerns.

Go to hopehousevisitation.org for info.

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