ROBERT K. YOSAY| THE VINDICATOR: “Holiday Hopes and Wishes,” a fundraiser to benefit Akron Children’s Hospital Mahoning Valley, will take place Dec. 9 at Mr. Anthony’s in Boardman. From left to right, Kathy Dwinnells and Donna Hayat are co-chairwomen of the event, JoAnn Stock is the hospital’s director of development, and Julie Costas and Betty Cmil are committee members.
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Helping to get coats for kids: Boardman High School’s National Honor Society recently contributed $300 to the Boardman Lions Club’s Coats for Kids Drive. The money, the club’s largest donation to date, helped the Lions buy 52 winter coats for 26 area families. From left to right are Lions Betsy Koch and Kathy Collins and NHS President Faith Marsco. Other NHS projects this year were Coins for Kids for Akron Children’s Hospital, tutoring and volunteering at Angels for Animals. The club also plans to participate in the Lions’ White Cane Collection Day, Nov. 23. Mary Beth Shobel, a Boardman Lion, advises the club.
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Mr. and Mrs. James Miller
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Boardman Rotary member Ted Thornton, center, presents a check to Carol Potter and Mike Schaffer of the YMCA to help fund programs for disadvantaged youths.
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Kiwanis club officers: The Kiwanis Club of Youngstown recently installed its 2011-2012 officers. From left to right are Rachael Ramps, president; and Alan Harper, president-elect. Ramps is an assistant manager at Boardman Sam’s Club, and Harper is principal of Stambaugh Charter Academy. The club also celebrated its 95th anniversary of serving children and the community recently.
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Nick Kacir, 12, a member of Boy Scout Troop 55, sets the table before the Community
Thanksgiving Dinner on Thursday at First Presbyterian Church in Youngstown.
Eric Henderson, 13, and Ethan Saxey, 12, both seventh-graders, begin their competition round of Mario Kart Racing during Thursday night’s fundraiser. The Honor Language Arts students organized and hosted the event to raise money for a variety of charities. Winners in the Wii competition were Jensen Hykes, Just Dance 2; Paul Gavin, boxing; Riley Terrill, Mario Kart and Evan Schobel, Wipeout.
At the front of the crowd, eighth-graders Alison Rein, left, Seaven Weaver and Deborah Eshun, all 13, play Just Dance during the “Wii Play for Charity” fundraiser at Austintown Middle School. Several other students, friends and family members joined in for fun in the background Thursday evening at the event hosted by the school’s Honor Language Arts students.
Energy Secretary Steven Chu testifi es on Capitol Hill in Washington on Thursday before the House Oversight and
Investigations subcommittee hearing on the Solyndra solar-company loans.
Western Reserve quarterback Jeff Clegg, who has guided the Blue Devils to the Division VI regional championship game, is among six Valley football standouts to be named as a player of the year on The Associated Press All-Northeast Ohio Inland District football team.
Mooney’s Ryan Farragher stops Lake Catholic’s Aaron Phillips during the Division III regional quarterfinal. The Cardinals anticipate an offensive shootout tonight against Dover. The Tornadoes average 45.5 points per game.