GM executive is ATHENA speaker

GM executive is ATHENA speaker


Diana Tremblay, vice president of General Motors global business services, is the keynote speaker at the 22nd annual ATHENA Award dinner May 22 at Mr. Anthony’s Banquet Center, 7440 South Ave.

The award recognizes area business and professional women who distinguish themselves in terms of professional achievement, community service and support for professional women.

The dinner is hosted by the Youngstown/Warren Regional Chamber and The Vindicator, but additional sponsors are being sought.

The chamber will accept nominations until Monday by phone at 330-744-2131, ext. 35, by email at Kim@ or online at

Chamber celebrates 20th anniversary


The Youngstown/ Warren Regional Chamber celebrates its 20th anniversary and recognizes area business and political leaders at the annual meeting and luncheon Thursday.

This year’s honorees are Robert Shroder, CEO and president of Humility of Mary Health Partners; Sylvester J. Frazzini, general manager and vice president of American Business Center Inc.; Chris Jasklewicz, president and COO of VEC INC.; and Trumbull County Commissioners Paul Heltzel, Frank Fuda and Dan Polivka.

The event runs from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Mr. Anthony’s Banquet Center.

There is a cost of $30 for chamber members and $40 for nonmembers.

Reservations, required in advance, can be made by calling Jennifer Mascardine at 330-744-2131, ext. 12.

Chamber will host educational programs

The Youngstown/ Warren Regional Chamber and Youngstown State University next month will host two free internship and co-op educational programs for careers in manufacturing.

The events, on April 1 and 24, will feature a breakfast information session and recruitment workshops, made possible by grants to YSU’s STEM college. They both kick off with registration and breakfast at 7:30 a.m., followed by presentations from 8 to around 10:30 a.m.

The first will take place at the Holiday Inn in Boardman, 7410 South Ave., and the second will take place at the Trumbull Country Club, 600 Golf Drive NE in Warren.

To register, contact Mascardine at 330-744-2131, ext. 12, or at Jennifer@

Macy’s customers can donate to cause


Customers at the Macy’s store at Southern Park Mall between now and the end of the month can donate $1 at the register as a part of Macy’s “Heart Your Park” initiative.

All proceeds benefit Boardman Park, and Macy’s will match donations up to $2,500.

Vindicator staff reports

Selected local stocks


Aqua America, .61, 25.37 .26

Avalon Holdings,5.75—.04

Clear Channel, .61 21.47 —.12

Cortland Bancorp, 10.55—.05

Farmers Nat., .127.45 —.04

First Energy, 2.20, 31.40—.02

FirstMerit Corp., .64,21.40 —.05

First Niles Financial, .32,7.00.00

FNB Corp., .48,12.82.14

General Motors,34.10.31

General Electric, .76,25.14—.20

Huntington Bank, .20, 9.58.02

JP Morgan Chase, 1.52,56.84—.58

Key Corp, .22,13.81.07

LaFarge, 18.20 —.37

Macy’s, 1.00, 58.57.36

Parker Hannifin, 1.80, 116.27—.54

PNC, 1.76,82.89.10

RTI Intl. Metals,26.78—.01

Simon Prop. Grp.,4.60,161.20—.54

Stoneridge 11.30 .14

Talmer Bank, .00.00

United Community Fin. 3.93.00

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.

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