Burgan Real Estate has added Isaiah Padilla to its team of Realtors.
“The future of the real estate industry will be much different than the last 45 years Burgan Real Estate has been making life better for people in the Mahoning Valley,” Patrick Burgan, co-owner and broker of Burgan Real Estate, said in a news release. “In order to adapt and adjust, we will continue our rich history of growing and building the top agents in the area, and we are looking forward to helping Isaiah Padilla become one of them as a member of the Burgan Bunch.”
Padilla, 21, of Struthers, earned his associate degree in technical studies from Youngstown State University.
Information meeting for farmer training program set for Tuesday
Trumbull Neighborhood Partnership, with the Central State University Extension, will host an information meeting about the Beginning Farmer Training Program that will launch this spring.
The meeting is scheduled for 6 p.m. Tuesday at the SCOPE Center, 375 N. Park Ave., Warren. Reservations are required and can be made by emailing Lisa@tnpwarren.org or calling 330-219-7024.
The free program will train those interested in growing fruits and vegetables for a living. Program participants will gain the knowledge and skills to farm profitably through weekly workshops, incubator farming and mentoring, a news release states.
Wendy’s to celebrate reopening of Youngstown location
Wendy’s is celebrating the reopening of its location at 4101 S. Market St., Youngstown, with a ribbon-cutting ceremony at 11 a.m. Wednesday.
The restaurant was closed for remodeling. The Youngstown location was the ninth and final restaurant to complete the company’s Image Activation remodel in the market, a news release states.
League of Women Voters announces 2022 Hall of Fame nominees
The League of Women Voters Greater Youngstown on Monday announced its 2022 Women’s Hall of Fame nominees.
The nine women will be honored at a ceremony at 6 p.m. Thursday at the YWCA of Mahoning Valley, 25 W. Rayen Ave., Youngstown, and three of them will be inducted into the Women’s Hall of Fame.
The nominees are:
- Kim Akins, attorney and executive director of the Mahoning Valley Players;
- Marcy Angelo, director of operations at White Glove Payroll;
- Dionne Dowdy, executive director of United Returning Citizens;
- Gwendolyn Fish, founder and director of Stone of Help;
- Leigh Greene, director of community health at Mercy Health;
- Dr. Kellie Kirksey, a holistic psychotherapist, author, poet, wellness consultant, speaker and trainer;
- Leah Sakacs, director of Foster Grandparent & Senior Companion Programs at Family & Community Services Inc.;
- Dawn Turnage, director of the Youngstown Parks and Recreation Department;
- Cassandra Valenti, a licensed social worker and agency community liaison at Direction Home of Eastern Ohio.
Heritage Manor partners with YSU professor, students for program
Heritage Manor Rehabilitation & Retirement Community, a component of Senior Living by Youngstown Area Jewish Federation, is partnering with associate professor Tiffany Hughes and Youngstown State University students for Opening Minds through Art.
The program aims to help participants living with dementia by using art therapy through modern nonrepresentational art using professional techniques and materials, a news release states.
The students will receive one class credit. Heritage Manor will have an art show in April to display the work created and to thank volunteers. The program was founded by Miami University, the release states.
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