Educational

MVHS Bites & Bits Lecture: James L. Wick, Jr.

Mahoning Valley Historical Society Executive Director Bill Lawson, gives the next Bites & Bits Lecture on James L. Wick, Jr.: A Community Leader During Times of Change, on Thursday, September 17 at noon, at the Tyler Mahoning Valley History Center. James L. Wick, Jr., was deeply involved in the business, civic and cultural lifeblood of Youngstown and the Mahoning Valley throughout his adult life. He was an incorporator of the Mahoning Valley Historical Society in 1909, and served two terms as President.

YWCA of Youngstown: Women's Leadership Conference

The YWCA of Youngstown's Women’s Leadership Conference is scheduled for Friday, September 25, 8:30 am - 1:30 pm. The conference will provide knowledge and skills important for career and personal growth, as well as vendor and resource tables offering a variety of information. This year’s event will focus on entry-level professionals. More information at www.ywca.org/youngstown.

Trumbull Mahoning Lupus Support Group

The Lupus Foundation of America is holding a meeting for the Trumbull Mahoning Lupus Support Group on Tuesday, August 11th, at 7:00 pm, at Trumbull Memorial Hospital in Warren. The meeting will be held on the Ground Floor in Conference Room B. Questions or more information can be found at 440-717-0183.

YWCA of Youngstown: Lunch and Learn - Ballroom Dancing for Physical and Mental Well-being

The YWCA of Youngstown presents Lunch and Learn - Ballroom Dancing for Physical and Mental Well-being, featuring Lynda McPhail and Joe Sepesy from A Time To Dance, on Thursday, August 20 at noon. [Joe will share his journey from US Army helicopter pilot and 100% disabled veteran to accomplished ballroom dancer.] To register, contact Elise at eskolnick@ywcaofyoungstown.org or 330-746-6361.

The Public Library of Youngstown & Mahoning County: Investment Research 24/7

The Public Library of Youngstown & Mahoning County presents Investment Research 24/7, at the Main Library, on Monday, August 3, at 6:00 pm. Join Stuart Gibbs, the Business and Investment Center librarian, to learn about databases to assist you in making your personal finance choices. Featured databases are Business Insights: Global, Morningstar Investment Research Center, and Standard & Poor's NetAdvantage. Registration at 330.744.8636, ask for Information Services, or register online using the events calendar.

The Public Library of Youngstown & Mahoning County: Business Start-Up Workshop

The Public Library of Youngstown & Mahoning County presents a Business Start-Up Workshop, at the Main Library, on Saturday, August 1, at 9:00 am. The Library partners with SCORE, Counselors to America's Small Business, in presenting this seminar. Members of SCORE will address key topics for those considering beginning a business: start-up considerations, marketing, finances, and technology for business. The Business and Investment Center librarian will discuss the Library’s sources and services for business start-up and beyond.

Lit Youngstown: Sean Posey Reading

Lit Youngstown presents a reading by Sean Posey, local photographer, essayist, and historian, on Wednesday August 5, at 7:00 pm, at Suzie’s Dogs & Drafts on N. Phelps St. in downtown Youngstown. Sean is currently working on a book about Youngstown for the History Press. The reading is free and open to the public. More information att LitYoungstown.wordpress.com.

Geneva Library: NE Geek Read and Greet

The NE GEEK Read and Greet event at the Geneva Library takes place on Saturday July 25 from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm. The event features face painting, cosplay, storytelling, and a character building panel. Kids in K-5th grades can enter the “Tell Your Hero’s Story Contest”. The winner will receive an all-day free game play and two admission passes to the 2015 NE Geek Expo held in October. Entrants must be present of July 25 to win.

Beaver Creek State Park Car Show & Pancake Breakfast

The Friends of Beaver Creek State Park present the Beaver Creek State Park Car Show & Pancake Breakfast on Sunday, July 19. The Car Show is from 8:00 am - 1:00 pm at Pioneer Village in the Park. The Pancake Breakfast is from 8:00 am - noon at the red barn. There's more information at friendsofbeavercreekstatepark.org

The Legal Creative: Legal Clinic for Creatives

The Legal Creative is presenting a Legal Clinic for Creatives at the Main Branch of the Public Library of Youngstown and Mahoning County, on Friday, July 24th from Noon to 4:00 PM. During the Legal Clinics, art professionals and art organizations can schedule an appointment to meet face-to-face with a volunteer attorney. Registration is free and open to all artists and arts organizations regardless of income, however, consultations are limited to topics relating to the running of an arts business, such as copyright law, trademark law, contract law, and general business formation.

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