EXHIBIT TO BE UNVEILED: Youngstown State University students will be unveiling a campaign exhibit from 1 to 3 p.m. Wednesday in the auditorium of the William McKinley Birthplace Memorial, 40 N. Main St., Niles. The event is free.
The birthplace home has a new exhibit featuring two cases highlighting the presidential campaigns of Niles-born President William McKinley. Graduate students spent four months gathering rarely seen political artifacts and researched, designed and assembled the exhibit as part of their museum curators class. The students will be on hand to answer questions.
The museum will be open for self-guided tours.
CAKE DECORATING OFFERED: The Hubbard Public Library will offer a basic cake decorating class from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday and May 21, 23 and 30. To register, call 330-534-3512, Ext. 6. The four classes will included icing cupcakes, cakes and cookies.
SIGN UP FOR PARADE: Champion Memorial Day parade will be held at 9 a.m. May 27. Parade participants will meet at 8 a.m. at Champion High School. Mike Wilson will be parade marshal, leading as William McKinley. To register, call 330-889-3068 or 330-847-7070.
WORLDWIDE LYME DISEASE AWARENESS PROJECT: The Worldwide Lyme Disease Awareness Project is being held on Friday and Saturday. Author and lyme disease survivor Janet L. DeCesare of Mineral Ridge will be featured in local campaigns.
To show support for Lyme Disease Awareness, organizers said to place a green light bulb in outdoor lights, tie lime green ribbons on trees or mailboxes, or post Lyme disease signs on poles or in yards. For information, visit tickedoff.tateau-thor.com or email jdecesare@
GRANT RECEIVED FOR FOOD BANK: Second Harvest Food Bank of the Mahoning Valley, a member Food Bank of Feeding America, has been selected to receive a $4,000 grant as part of the Restaurant Community Grants program from the charitable arm of Darden Restaurants Inc. The donation will enable the Food Bank's BackPack Program to provide 300 low-income, third- and fourth-grade children with food so that they do not go hungry over the weekend.
The BackPack Program is a national program of Feeding America.