Press Coverage

The Fund for Women & Girls, a community-led fund at the Community Foundation of the Mahoning Valley, put the spotlight on the work of five women at its Gems of the Valley event. The honor recognizes women doing important work to make the Valley a better place for all, especially when that work is overlooked or underappreciated.

STORE RELOCATES: The MiMe Global store has a new location at 2533 Belmont Ave., Youngstown, the former glass bank building at the Union Square Plaza. It formerly was at the Eastwood Mall.

We all know amazing women throughout the Mahoning Valley who have left an impact through their line of work. One local group is making sure outstanding women don't go unnoticed for their efforts in making the Valley a better place.

A group of valley organizations have announced that they have received a $5 million grant from the USDA Forest Service Urban and Community Forestry program. The program is focused on creating, maintaining, and revitalizing green spaces in America's cities.

Work to re-beautify lots in some parts of Mahoning and Trumbull Counties is now getting more attention. The Youngstown Neighborhood Development Corporation (YNDC) recently received a $5 million grant from the USDA Forest Service to plant thousands of trees in the Youngstown and Warren areas over the next five years.