The update | Exhibition and sale of purple cat art; Canfield Fair names title sponsor – Business Journal Daily

BOARDMAN, Ohio – The Davis Family YMCA, 45 McClurg Road, will host The Cat’s Meow Art Exhibit and Sale, featuring artists from The Purple Cat, July 6-31.

More than 50 paintings and multimedia pieces created by local adults with disabilities will be on sale, with proceeds going to Purple Cat programming.

An opening reception will be held on Sunday, July 10 from 1 to 2:30 p.m. in the lobby of YMCA Davis. Music will be provided by the Feral Cat Band. The event is free and open to the community.

For information, call 330 480-5656 or send an email [email protected].

[email protected] Fair Sponsor Named

CANFIELD, Ohio – The Canfield Fair Board of Directors announced that this year’s fair will be presented in partnership with [email protected] Delivery.

[email protected] Discount offers branded products at up to 80% off retail prices through daily online auctions on

As Presenting Sponsor, [email protected] The discount will feature select auction items on display during the week of the fair.

“We are delighted to partner with [email protected] Discount for the 2022 Canfield Fair and the opportunity it provides to merge their new technology with the traditions of farm, family and fun that are the cornerstones of the Canfield Fair,” said Bob Jarvis, chairman of the board of the Canfield Fair.

The online auction retailer has multiple warehouses, including one at Boardman. The Warren and Akron sites will open later this year.

The Canfield Fair will take place from August 31 to September 5.

Schermer Trust donates $1,000 to OWR

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Opera Western Reserve received a $1,000 donation from the Frances Schermer Charitable Trust for the fall 2022 season.

The opera company will present Puccini’s “La Bohème” on November 11 at the Stambaugh Auditorium.

Readers nominated for Lit Youngstown event

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Lit Youngstown’s First Wednesday Readers Series will feature poets Kerry Trautman of Findlay and Quartez Harris of Cleveland, a recent poet-in-residence in Youngstown, at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, July 6 at the Soap Gallery downtown.

Lori Shelby will co-host the free reading. Featured readers will be followed by an open mic.

Quartez Harris is a Poet, Young Adult Author, and the Ohio Poetry Association’s 2021 Poet of the Year. He is the author of “We Made It to School Alive” and “Nothing, But Skin”.

Trautman is one of the founders of Her poetry books are “Things That Come in Boxes”, “To Have Hoped”, “Artifacts”, and “To be Nonchalantly Alive”.

The reading on the first Wednesday of August 3 will feature Youngstown native Rochelle Hurt and Cleveland poet Alynn Mahle. For more information, visit

Pictured above: This painting by Rachel Levoff is one of many works by Purple Cat artists that will be on display at The Cat’s Meow Art Exhibit and Sale at the Davis YMCA.

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