Chamber offering drug seminar


The Youngstown/Warren Regional Chamber’s Mahoning Valley Safety Council will have a “Drugs in the Workplace: The Heroin/Opiate Epidemic and Marijuana” seminar from 11:15 a.m. to 1 p.m. Feb. 8 at the Maronite Center, 1555 S. Meridian Road.

A representative from On Demand Drug Testing will be the speaker at the event. For information, contact Mary Beth Wyko at or 330-744-2131, ext. 1212.

The cost is $25 for members; and $35 for nonmembers.

VAST luncheon to feature Dave Martin


The Valley Alliance for Science and Technology, VAST, will have a luncheon featuring Dave Martin, founder of Intwine Connect presenting “The Internet of Things” on Jan. 20.

The luncheon will take place from 12 to 1:15 p.m. at the Tech Belt Energy Innovation Center, 125 W. Market St.

Registration is required by the event. Space is limited. VAST Members get in free. Nonmembers must pay $25.

Contact Rose Shaffer Saborse with questions at or 330-207-2635.

VAST is a member-driven organization created to foster an environment of technology innovation, application and growth in the Mahoning Valley and surrounding areas through networking, education and global collaborations among the area’s technology executives and technologists.

Recruiting event


Alorica, a provider of outsourced communication solutions in Columbiana, will have a recruiting event from 12:30 to 3 p.m. Tuesday at OhioMeansJobs Columbiana County, 7989 Dickey Drive, No. 4. The company is seeking to hire customer-care and customer-service representatives.

Huntington Bank earnings report


Huntington Bancshares Inc. expects to report its fourth quarter and full year 2016 earnings on Jan. 25 before the market opening. Earnings and supporting financial data will be available at that time on the company’s investor relations website:

Pa. slots revenue dips slightly in ’16

Harrisburg, PA.

The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board recently reported total slot machine revenue for 2016 in the state was $2,360,184,122, making for the sixth consecutive year in which revenue has topped $2.3 billion.

That amount is 0.23 percent less than slot-machine revenue in 2015 when gross revenue totaled $2,365,651,659. The highest calendar year for gross slot machine revenue occurred in 2012 when revenue was $2,470,935,317.

The report, posted on the board’s website

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