A Tribune Chronicle article talks about the recent grant gotten to build a canoe/kayak launch in Warren. Thanks go to reporter Allie Vugrincic for the article detailing the grant and launch including talking with our own member Tom Smith. WARREN — Warren’s share in a $588,000 Paddling Enhancement Grant program from the Ohio Department of … Continue reading $588,000 Grant for Warren New Canoe/Kayak Launch
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
As a group, we are very appreciative of the support given to us by Todd Franko, the Editor of the Youngstown Vindicator. Friends has been busy this spring at the Spring Commons Park located by the Mahoning River and the historic B & O Banquet Hall. Through the support of Neighborhood SUCCESS, a program of … Continue reading Thank You!
Youngstown Soup, a community dinner that provides micro grants to projects that benefit the community, had its first soup dinner and grant presentations on April 27, 2014 at the Calvin Center on Mahoning Avenue. Friends of the Mahoning River had the opportunity to be one of the four presenters who had been chosen from all … Continue reading Friends of the Mahoning Present at Youngstown SOUP!
7/31/14 Update: Canoe/kayak paddlers... We're hoping to have the, twice-cancelled due to weather, inaugural Girard- to- B&O launch in August, rather than the end of September. I'll post it as soon as the plans are finalized. In February, 2014, a Youngstown Vindicator writer published the first indication to the public that the Friends of the … Continue reading Girard’s Proposed Kayak/Canoe Launch Site