February 16, 2011
Doing right against blight: The Rev. Greg Maturi, from St. Dominic Church, informed members of the Rotary Club of Austintown about Operation Redemption on the South Side. The area around the church has seen 20 vacant homes demolished, and the 45 that remain are targeted for rehabilitation. Rotary President Susan Leetch, above, right, presented Father Maturi with a certificate of appreciation and showed a book to be donated to Woodside School Library in Austintown, as is done each week in honor of the speaker. At the same meeting, Jennifer Connolly was inducted into the Rotary Club. She is the administrator of Briarfield Assisted Living in Austintown.