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Honoring Ruth Bader Ginsburg: 1933-2020

Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Ruth Bader Ginsburg (aka RBG) was the second female to serve on the U.S. Supreme Court, serving from 1993-2020. She was an advocate for the advancement of gender equality and women’s rights, and gained recognition for her “fiery dissents” from the bench. “Fight for the things that you care about, but do it in a… read more >>

Cooking with the Library: Five Mocktails in Four Minutes

  Mocktails, also called no-proof cocktails, have a long history of providing refreshing alternatives to alcoholic beverages. Some have gained popularity due to the temperance movements or among communities where alcohol isn’t consumed, but they can also be fun and fancy substitutes for events like baby showers, high school graduations, or professional mixers. You may… read more >>

Women in Philanthropy

Two female volunteers smiling for Women in Philanthropy

Last week, I discussed Community Foundations in the Youngstown area.   The Youngstown Foundation, Community Foundation of the Mahoning Valley, and the Wean Foundation, were mentioned.  All are located in the local area and work diligently to serve the people in our area.  We have two United Way’s in the area, one in Mahoning County and… read more >>