Lecture

Sal Giunta presents: Uncommon Valor: The Importance of Teamwork, Sacrifice and Leadership

Sal Giunta, first living Medal of Honor Recipient Since the Vietnam War and author of Living with Honor, will present a free lecture on Wednesday, September 17, at 7:30 pm at Stambaugh Auditorium in Youngstown.  Mr. Giunta will sign books after the lecture.  The event is open to the public.  Tickets are free, but are mandatory.  They can be picked up at the Stambaugh Auditorium Box Office weekdays between 9:00 am and 6:00 pm.

 

Stephen Snyder-Hill, Soldier of Change

Stephen Snyder-Hill will be on the campus of Youngstown State University on Friday, October 3, at 2:00 pm in the Chestnut Room of Kilcawley Center to discuss his new book, Soldier of Change, from the Closet to the Forefront of the Gay Rights Movement.  Th event is free and is open to the public.  Mr. Snyder-Hill will sign books brought to the event.

 

The Literary Society of the Public Library of Youngstown and Mahoning County Speaker

The Literary Society of the Public Library of Youngstown and Mahoning County will host author and speaker Jennifer Weiner (whiner) on Thursday, September 18, at the Lake Club in Poland. Jen is known for her books In Her Shoes and The Guy Not Taken, as well as numerous tv appearances.  The evening begins with an author reception and cocktails at 6:00 pm followed by dinner and a presentation by Ms. Weiner (whiner). Reservation information is available at LibraryVisit.org/LiterarySociety.

YSU Centofanti Annual Symposium

The Youngstown State University Centofanti Annual Symposium presents Salvatore Augustine Giunta, the first living recipient of the Medal of Honor for service in Iraq or Afghanistan, the first living service member to be awarded the Medal of Honor since the Vietnam War, and the eighth service member to receive the nation's highest military decoration for valor in Iran and Afghanistan.  The Symposium will take place on Wednesday, September 17 at 7:30 pm at Stambaugh Auditorium.

Commercial Composting Outlook meeting

A session to explore how to divert the region’s organic wastes from landfills to create biologically compost will be held on Thursday, September 11, from 1:00 to 4:30 pm at Fellows Riverside Gardens of Mill Creek MetroParks. Topics at the free public session will include identifying and collecting materials; compost benefits to business, families and communities; complying with siting and regulations; finding suitable markets; and exploring multiple aspects of profitability. Registration information is available at 330-549-9408.

First Unitarian Universalist Church of Youngstown: Journey Cafe.

First Unitarian Universalist Church of Youngstown sponsors the Journey Cafe on Thursday, July 31 at 7:00.  The topic is Self in Relation to Family. Susie Beiersdorfer and Karen O'Malia will facilitate the discussion on how our maternal grandmother's family culture influenced our families and our selves, and how we might use this part of our identities to enhance our personal growth and community connections.

Mahoning Valley Historical Society; Hands-On-History Open House - Discover Native Americans Event

As part of its Hands-On-History Open House Series, the Mahoning Valley Historical Society presents the event entitled Discover Native Americans on Wednesday, July 16th at 2 P.M. at the Arms Family Museum (648 Wick Avenue) in Youngstown. [This event will enable participants to explore the lives of the original inhabitants of the Mahoning Valley while constructing and finding artifacts.] More information about this free event is available at (330) 743-2589 or {mahoning history dot org}www.mahoninghistory.org

First Unitarian Universalist Church In Youngstown; Journey Cafe Series - Self In Purpose Journey

As part of its Journey Cafe Series, the First Unitarian Universalist Church (1105 Elm Street, on the corner of Elm and Illinois, just north of YSU) in Youngstown presents the Self In Purpose Journey on Thursday, August 21st at 7 P.M. [This event will feature a fun, casual, and safe space to explore the self in relation to living a life rich in meaning and peace, in an atmosphere that encourages questions, conversations, and personal stories.] More information about this journey or the series is available at (330) 746-3067.

First Unitarian Universalist Church In Youngstown; Journey Cafe Series - Self In Family Journey

As part of its Journey Cafe Series, the First Unitarian Universalist Church (1105 Elm Street, on the corner of Elm and Illinois, just north of YSU) in Youngstown presents the Self In Family Journey on Thursday, July 31st at 7 P.M. [This event will feature a fun, casual, and safe space to explore the self in relation to family, in an atmosphere that encourages questions, conversations, and personal stories.] More information about this journey or the series is available at (330) 746-3067. 

First Unitarian Universalist Church In Youngstown; Journey Cafe Series - Self In Place Journey

As part of its Journey Cafe Series, the First Unitarian Universalist Church (1105 Elm Street, on the corner of Elm and Illinois, just north of YSU) in Youngstown presents the Self In Place Journey on Thursday, July 10th at 7 P.M. [This event will feature a fun, casual, and safe space to explore the self in relation to our place in our community, in an atmosphere that encourages questions, conversations, and personal stories.] More information about this journey or the series is available at (330) 746-3067. 

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