Event promotes the Valley’s past

AMAZING HISTORY: The Mahoning Valley Historical Society will present Amazing History Race: Mahoning Valley from 4 to 6 p.m. Aug. 22. Participants in this year’s race will stay in their cars as they start and finish at Tyler History Center. After all the historic sites are correctly submitted to the History To Go Team, participants will return to the Tyler finish line. The winner will be revealed, and all will be invited to tailgate, enjoying food and drink. Reservations must be made at https://mahoninghistory. org/events/ or by calling Linda at 330-743-2589, ext. 125.

ESC SEEKS SUBS: The Mahoning County Educational Service Center will host a virtual hiring event for individuals interested in becoming a substitute teacher in Mahoning County. Interested participants are invited to attend an informational meeting 10 to 10:30 a.m. Tuesday. To become a substitute teacher you must have a bachelor’s degree and submit a drug screen and background check. In partnership with Rachel Wixey and Associates, the MCESC serves districts throughout the Mahoning County area. Register to attend either session via the QR code by visiting www.mahoningesc.org. The event is organized by the Mahoning Valley Regional Council of Governments. For information, contact Sandy Furano, director of MVRCOG, at (330) 533-8771 or s.furano@mahoningesc.org.

PARENT MEETING SET: Springfield Local schools will host a parent meeting 7 p.m. Thursday in the school auditorium.


• Evening Connections support group — 6 to 7 p.m., Community Center, 1344 Fifth Ave., Youngstown. 330-727-9268 or email staff@ namimv.org.

• Wellness Wednesday program — 6:30 p.m., Quaker room at Salem Public Library, 821 E. State St. Call 330-332-0042.

• It Works: How and Why — 7:30 p.m., Shrine of Our Lady, 517 S. Belle Vista Ave., Youngstown.

• TOPS 1429 — weigh-in 9 a.m., meeting 9:30 a.m., First Presbyterian Church, Hubbard.

• Willingness Group — 10:30 a.m., Salvation Army, 1501 Glenwood Ave., Youngstown.

• Austintown Community Church Food and Clothing Pantry, 242 S. Canfield Niles Road, Austintown, serving area codes 44509, 44511 and 44515, 8:30 to 10-:30 a.m.


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