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

Friends of the Mahoning Present at Youngstown SOUP!

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!

Girard’s Proposed Kayak/Canoe Launch Site

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