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Friends of the Mahoning River Amazon Smile

Friends of the Mahoning River now have our very own Amazon smile where if you have us enabled through Amazon smile ( link below will take you to where it can be enabled) Amazon donates 0.5% of the purchase to us. Amazon donates 0.5% of the price of your eligible AmazonSmile purchases to the charitable … Continue reading Friends of the Mahoning River Amazon Smile

Members Orientation/ Meeting

If you have been a member of the Friends of the Mahoning River since its inception in 2012 or just joined today, YOU ARE INVITED TO A MEMBERS ORIENTATION@ Oakhill Collaborative on Monday, 11/18, at 6:30pm. Come and eat, have fun, and learn what the Friends has done, is doing, and dreams of accomplishing in the … Continue reading Members Orientation/ Meeting

Refurbished Dock

FOMR volunteers performed maintenance on the river dock at Spring Commons Park/B&O. After the City of Youngstown power-washed the dock, volunteers removed remaining debris and plants growing on the floats, sending roots into seams. They then applied a water-base deck sealant to the wood deck of the dock and the access ramp. This sealant was … Continue reading Refurbished Dock

Raymond WEAN Foundation Scholarship

In September, the Raymond John Wean Foundation challenged non-profits in our area to submit entries for sharing how their organizations impact their communities.  Two main questions were asked:  What drives your passion for this work, and how would your organization leverage the 2019 AFP Ultimate Scholarship to benefit your work. AFP is the Association of … Continue reading Raymond WEAN Foundation Scholarship

September 2019 FOMR Meeting Agenda

Meeting Location: The Oak Hill Collaborative, 507 Oak Hill, Youngstown  1. Welcome/Introductions  2. Penguin City Brewing Company, located at the B&O Station, will have a representative at the meeting to share some news  3. Committee Updates:  • Education  • Recreation  • Restoration – Come and meet the new chairperson for the group  • Membership  • Grants … Continue reading September 2019 FOMR Meeting Agenda