- __Austintown Junior Women’s League ‘Taste of Austintown’ April 23, 2014
The Austintown Junior Women’s League held their 7th annual “Taste of Austintown” on Saturday April 5th.
The fundraising event provides scholarships for graduating seniors from Austintown Fitch H.S.
Co-chairs for the event were Tammy VonSchwartz and Deanna Hosey assisted by Kelly Constance. More than 56 baskets and gifts were raffled off by 2nd VP Peggy Bennet and Secretary Linda Jones.
Dinner and dancing was enjoyed by more than 300 guests. The entrants were judged by Ken Jakubec, Gary Reel, and Linda Vuletich.
The Judges Choice was presented to Rachel’s. People’s Choice was won by Barry Dyngles, and the Best Presentation honor went to Gorant’s.
- __64th Annual Kiwanis Easter Egg Hunt a Success at Tot’s Town April 23, 2014
On Wednesday April 9th Boardman’s kindergarden children from Robinwood Lane, Market Street and Stadium Drive Schools enjoyed their field trip to Boardman Park’s Tots Town for the 64th Annual Kiwanis Easter Egg Hunt put on by the Boardman Kiwanis.
The Boardman High School Key Club students enjoyed it as much as the Kindergarden children. It was a beautiful sunny day and the Key Club members helped the Kiwanis members set up the picnic tables with all the snacks and before hiding the eggs with the Easter Bunny. During the hunt they help the children find their eggs and make sure each child found some and had a great time. George and beth Basista, Kiwanis Event Coordinators want to recognize Wallmart, Giannos Candies and Chick-Fil-A for their contributions that helped make this year’s event a treasured memory for all the children! Special thanks also goes out to Boardman’s Economic classes for filling the eggs with the candy a tradition they continue to volunteer their time to as a community service project.
Become a member of Boardman Kiwanis today by calling President Roy Wright at 33-482-0521.
- __Warren Family Mission Annual Easter Dinner held April 23, 2014
The Warren Family Mission held their annual Easter Dinner on Saturday, April 19th. Everyone was welcome at their Elm road location.
The gymnasium was filled with tables and chairs and the beautiful day allowed additional seating to be set up outside for all the hungry people who stopped by. 1000 people came to the Mission for the Easter meal this year and 500 more meals were provided for those who were unable to make it to the event. Mark Wood and volunteers out of the Mission’s Tod Avenue building prepared and organized the meals that were taken to the disabled and shut-ins in the area.
The ham and barbeque ribs dinner was served by about one hundred volunteers who also filled three hundred Easter baskets for the children who would attend. The meal also included potato salad, tomato and cucumber salad, and cornbread made by Hannah’s House ladies, cole slaw, baked beans and even dessert. Kim Phelps, Director of Hannah’s House, said that more people come to the Warren Family Mission’s Easter dinner every year and that it went so smoothly this year. Cairee, age eleven years said, “I even got to play on their playground!” We celebrated this Easter with full bellies and warm hearts thanks to those who care for our community.