Chamber event


The Youngstown/Warren Regional Chamber will have the event “Time Management: An Effective Approach to Creating More Joy in Life” with Chris Jaskiewicz, president of HopeStar LLC, from 7:30 to 9 a.m. May 24 at the Holiday Inn, 7410 South Ave.

This program will provide you with suggestions for: organizing; prioritizing; developing and strengthening relationships; and reflection and meditation.

The cost is $25 for members and $40 for nonmembers.

Register online at:

Knitting retreat set at Flaming Ice Cube


The Flaming Ice Cube Bistro and Boutique, 1449 Boardman-Canfield Road, has developed a strong knitting following over the past several years and will now bring in Alasdair Post-Quinn, a nationally recognized knitting designer.

Post-Quinn will be in town to headline the Annual Knitting Retreat hosted by The Flaming Ice Cube May 5-8.

He will have a class from 1 to 4 p.m. Friday at the Hampton Inn & Suites, 6690 Ironwood Blvd. Canfield. A book signing will follow at The Flaming Ice Cube at 4:30 p.m. The class fee is $50.

For more information, go to:

Taking applications for apprenticeships


Applications will be taken for sheet-metal-worker apprenticeship openings at the Sheet Metal Workers Hall, 200 McClurg Road starting June 5.

Applications will be taken from 9 a.m. to noon and 2 to 4 p.m. the first Monday of each month.

Applicants must be 17 years of age and eligible to work in the U.S.; have the physical ability to do the work; have reliable transportation; and no felony convictions.

Applicants must have a high-school diploma or equivalent; high-school transcripts; and a valid driver’s license when they apply.

A basic aptitude test will be given at the time of the application.

For questions, call the union office at 330-758-0112.

Sweeney partners for Adopt A Palooza


Sweeney Chevrolet Buick GMC recently announced its partnership for the fifth year with the annual Adopt A Palooza event June 11.

The event will take place at the Lariccia Family Bocce Pavilion inside Boardman Park, 375 Boardman Poland Road, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Adopt A Palooza is a family friendly community event featuring adoptable pets from local rescues, demonstrations and food.

There is still limited space for interested rescues. Those who wish to reserve space should email Christopher Anderson at

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