[EDITOR'S NOTE — This has been updated to reflect that Ben Stein's lecture is Thursday, Sept. 20.]
Trumbull Mobile Meals needs volunteers
Trumbull Mobile Meals is a community-based service agency dedicated to providing a home-delivered meal service to Trumbull County residents who are homebound. Due to a large increase in senior hunger in the community, volunteers are desperately needed to deliver meals in Niles, Cortland, Howland, Warren, Vienna, Girard, Liberty and McDonald areas.
All are welcome to share an hour once a week or just once a month. For information, call Terri at 330-394-2538.
Contest to take place during street fair
The American Legion Street Fair will take place Sept. 6 through 8, and all entries for the Columbiana Street Fair Amateur Photography Contest are to be submitted from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Aug. 20 through Sept. 4. at the Columbiana Public Library, 332 N. Middle St.
Categories are: Adults age 15 and older: open, animal, people, I love this town, and landscape; and children age 14 and younger: open. The entry fee is $5 per photo and winning photos will be on display for public viewing in the library through Sept. 22 and must be picked up from the library by Sept. 28.
For entry forms, visit the Chamber of Commerce at www.columbianachamber.com. For information, call Jean at 330-271-1575 or Monica at 330-853-6958.
School to celebrate 50th anniversary
The South Range Local School District will celebrate its 50th anniversary during the 2018-19 school year. To start the celebration, each home football game will honor a decade of graduates. All returning alumni will receive a free T-shirt and recognition on the field during the pregame. For information, visit the South Range Facebook page or visit www.southrange.org.
Library to host video conference Aug. 23
Salem Public Library, 821 E. State St., in the Quaker Room, will host a video conference program at 6:30 p.m. Aug. 23 in the Quaker room. The conference will be, “Who’s Who in the Zoo,” presented by the Greenville Zoo, Greenville, S.C.
Registration is required and must be done online at www.salem.lib.oh.us or by calling the library at 330-332-0042. The event is free to attend and open to the public.
Library to host computer class
Lepper Library in Lisbon will host the Mercy Dental Van from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday. Prices are free or reduced. The library also will have one-on-one computer and device help every Monday in August from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Call 330-424-3117 for information or to register for these events.
‘Miracle Maker’ change bandits needed
Akron Children’s Hospital Mahoning Valley is seeking “Miracle Maker” change bandits to assist with pre-event fundraising activities for the 10th annual Miracles & Promises Radiothon to benefit the hospital. The Radiothon will take place Sept. 27 and 28 from 6 a.m. until 6 p.m. each day, and will be broadcast live on Mix 98.9 and 570 WKBN from the hospital’s Beeghly campus in Boardman.
Individuals, families, businesses, schools and civic and community organizations may participate in this program and help raise funds for kids at Akron Children’s. Change bandits can create their own fundraising activities in addition to spare change from co-workers, friends and family. A kit containing a fundraising guide and materials necessary to conduct a change bandit campaign is delivered to all participants, and all donations and change bandits will be recognized during the Radiothon.
Register to become a change bandit visit bit.ly/2uVoAZg; call JoAnn Stock at 330-746-9122 or visit firstname.lastname@example.org.
Veterans’ Outreach seeks volunteers
Veterans’ Outreach has several events planned for this summer. Anyone who is interested in joining the volunteer team to help with tributes and celebrations, or anyone in need of information can call 866-212-5592 or email email@example.com. The patriotic concert is slated for Aug. 25 and the Ohio Flags of Honor will take place Sept. 21, 22 and 23.
Reading program receives grant
Akron Children’s Hospital Mahoning Valley recently received a $4,000 grant from the PNC Foundation to support the hospital’s Reach Out and Read program. The grant will be used to purchase new books for patients. For information, call JoAnn Stock, senior director of development at Akron Children’s Hospital, at 330-746-9122 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Ben Stein to present Skeggs Lecture
Writer, lawyer, actor and political and economic commentator Ben Stein will present a lecture at 7 p.m. Sept. 20 at Stambaugh Auditorium, 1000 5th Ave. The presentation, which is free and open to the public, is part of the YSU Skeggs Lecture Series.
West Side Cats needs volunteers
West Side Cats, a nonprofit, no-kill cat rescue, is looking for volunteers to help care for rescue cats and kittens. Any amount of hours available will be acceptable. Also needed are foster volunteers. For information, call Marie at 330-519-5002.
Foundation approves $15,000 grant
The Raymond John Wean Foundation has approved a $15,000 grant for Capacity Building to ACTION Inc. with Sister Cheryl Liske of The Michigan Interfaith Voice, a Gamaliel Affiliate of Detroit, Mich. She will work with Rose Carter for the strategic plan for ACTION.