Association to host Valentine dinner
The Mahoning & Shenango Valley Deacons Association will host its annual valentine dinner at 3 p.m. Feb. 11 at the Embassy Banquet Centre, 5030 Youngstown-Poland Road. The guest speaker will be the Rev. James Bowie, pastor of Greater Friendship Baptist Church. Deacon Darrell McGee is president and event chairman. Two area high school seniors, Bonai Doris of Sharon High School and Emmanuel Armour of Valley Christian High School, will be awarded $1,000 scholarships for academic achievements. Tickets are $25 and may be purchased from any member or at the door. For information, contact Deacon James E. Washington at 330-782-8500.