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TRMC WOUND CENTER RECOGNIZED: The Wound Healing Center at Trumbull Regional Medical Center has earned the Center of Distinction award from Healogics, the nation’s largest provider of advanced wound care services.

This is the seventh consecutive year that the center has received this distinction.

The center has achieved outstanding clinical results for 12 consecutive months, including a patient satisfaction rate of over 92% and a minimum healing rate of at least 92% within the median 28 days to healing.

The TRMC center is the only center in the Mahoning Valley to receive such a distinction. Only 250 centers in the United States have obtained the award out of 600.

MILLWOOD ACQUIRES COMPANY: Millwood Inc. acquired Cleveland Custom Pallet & Crate, Inc. in downtown Cleveland. It is Millwood’s 10th location in Ohio and 32nd nationally.

With this additional location, Millwood will be able to supply pallets, crates and other whitewood products and services to much of northeast Ohio and beyond.

Cleveland Custom Pallet, formerly known as G&M Pallet & Skid, Co., serves much of the greater Cleveland area, including downtown, and is a family-owned business with more than 40 years and two generations of service. ‘experience. It specializes in many of the same products and services that Millwood already offers, such as custom pallets, plastic pallets, pressed wood pallets (INCA), crates, heat treatment, pallet removal and others. packaging consumables.

VIEWPOINT CHOOSES A LOCAL COMPANY: Viewpoint, hosted by actor Dennis Quaid, has chosen Youngstown native Dr. Lena Esmail and her urgent care chain as its Viewpoint focal point.

QUICKmed Urgent Care, LLC provides patients with walk-in, school-based, and express healthcare services. Its mission is to ensure that patients of all ages and backgrounds have access to convenient, equitable and quality health care, where and when they need it.

A production team was set to film for the May 23 docuseries which would feature Esmail and other members of the QUICKMed management team. The docuseries will air on major public networks and will be available for public distribution in all 50 states.

YSU TO HOST TAX INSTITUTE: The Youngstown State University Tax Institute, presented by the Williamson College of Business Administration, is 8 a.m. to 4:15 p.m. Friday at Williamson Hall.

The seminar is designed for practicing accountants, enrolled agents, and tax preparers who want to stay current with tax laws and regulations and learn about tax planning techniques.

Sessions include estate planning, IRS updates, taxpayer data protection, phishing schemes, IRS tax professional accounts, passing entities, state and local taxes and business and pending decisions. The Ohio and Pennsylvania Accounting Boards have approved the institute for eight credit hours of continuing professional education. Continuing education for enrolled agents and tax preparers is approved by the IRS.

Sign up on the Williamson page on the YSU website. The fee is $235. Free parking is available on the Wick Avenue Bridge.

Other continuing education seminars in accounting at YSU include the October 21 government and nonprofit update, the November 18 YSU tax update, and the YSU accounting and auditing update. YSU on December 9. More information at 330-941-3064.

BROADCAST REAL ESTATE COURSES: More Options Realty will broadcast Ohio Real Estate Courses live through Hondros College at the company’s training center in Boardman. Three-week courses begin August 8 and run from 8:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday through Friday.

The deadline for registration is July 15. Places are limited to 16 students. For more information, call 330-583-6274 or visit

THE COMPANY DEVELOPS IN PA. : Burgan Real Estate moves to Pennsylvania with brokers Patrick Burgan and Sue Filipovich having acquired their real estate license in Pennsylvania.

Burgan Real Estate, one of the only local brokerages selected to be among the world’s leading real estate companies, sees Pennsylvania as the next logical step in growing the business. The company plans to invest the same in the Pennsylvania markets as it did in the Mahoning Valley, including a branch office, agents, and community service.

FRENCH TO LEAD CHAMBER EVENT: Jenifer French, chairwoman of the Ohio Public Utilities Commission, will speak at the Youngstown/Warren Regional Chamber’s Lunch & Legislators Series from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday at the Auditorium by Stambaugh.

The cost is $10 per person. Register on the Events page of the chamber’s website, www.regional

ADVERTISING EVENT IN YOUNGSTOWN: The Akron Chapter of the American Advertising Federation (AAF-Akron) is hosting a “Cheers with Peers” social 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Friday at Penguin City Brewing Co., 460 E. Federal St., Youngstown.

Youngstown’s large advertising community – agencies, media, vendors, freelancers and everyone in the marketing communications industry – is invited to come out and connect.

Registration is recommended, but not required. For more information, please visit:

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FURNITURE STORE OPEN: Bob’s Discount Furniture recently held a grand opening for its Boardman location at 1240 Doral Drive.

As part of the event, the company donated $2,500 to Poland Middle School and $2,500 to the Magic of Michael Foundation Inc.

Bob’s Discount Furniture is the 10th largest furniture chain in the United States with over 150 stores in 24 states and over $2 billion in annual sales.

SHOPPING CENTER WELCOMES NEW STORE: Southern Park Shopping Center has added Daily Thread to its retail portfolio.

Daily Thread offers women’s clothing in sizes extra small to 3X. The store is in the JC Penney lobby next to The Art Cafe.

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COMPANY HIRES FOUR YSU GRADUATES: Commercial Metal Forming, a Youngstown-based tank head manufacturer, has added four recent Youngstown State University graduates to its sales team. They are:

• Molly Kale from Poland, who will be the Inside Sales Representative and Purchasing Assistant. She follows in the footsteps of her grandfather, Jack Cramb, and her father, Gary Cramb, both longtime FMC employees.

• Laurie Peterson of New Castle, Pennsylvania will handle inside sales. She holds a Bachelor of Applied Science from YSU.

• Danielle Gorby will be responsible for key account sales. She earned a degree in chemical engineering from YSU and followed her father into the manufacturing industry. Her responsibilities include building relationships with domestic clients.

• Nick Sarbin comes to CMF after graduating in business management with a minor in marketing. He will work within the inside sales team.

PREMIER BANK Hires Chief Credit Officer: Premier Bank has appointed Craig Sciara as Executive Vice President, Chief Credit Officer.

Sciara brings with him 34 years of experience in commercial and corporate banking, leadership and finance. He joins Premier from Heartland Financial USA, a large regional bank focused on community banking, where he served as Senior Vice President and Regional Loan Officer.

COMPANY SUPPORTS NEW AGENT: Coldwell Banker EvenBay Real Estate has added May Samad to its team of real estate professionals.

Samad, who got her real estate license in Ohio this year, is a graduate of Ursuline High School. She earned a bachelor’s degree in social work from Youngstown State University and a master’s degree in public administration from Cleveland State University.

It will serve Trumbull, Mahoning and Columbiana counties.

FOUNDATION HIRES ADMINISTRATOR: The Mahoning Valley Community Foundation has hired Kathleen McGlothren as Operations and Grants Administrator. She is the foundation’s third hire in the past year as it strives to expand its ability to support the area’s nonprofit community.

As Operations and Grants Administrator, she is responsible for efficient office operations and administrative functions such as record keeping, data management and assisting President Shari Harrell.

She also directly supports the Foundation’s grant and scholarship processes.

WEAN ADDS DIRECTOR: The Raymond John Wean Foundation recently recruited Erika Parker to the newly created position of Communications Officer.

In this role, she will be responsible for sharing the stories of the foundation and its grantees with the community.

Parker comes to the foundation with more than 17 years of nonprofit experience, most recently as chief marketing officer at Youngstown Area Goodwill Industries. She resides in Warren and graduated from Youngstown State University with a bachelor’s degree in business administration with a major in advertising and public relations.

iSYNERGY GROWS: iSynergy has added Danny Mizicko to the company’s video department, bringing nearly two decades of video knowledge to the iSynergy video team.

After graduating with a degree in telecommunications from Youngstown State University, Mizicko took on various roles as a cinematographer, director, producer and editor, working with top professional athletes and brands such as Nike, Red Bull, Fiat, Garmin and Rockstar.

Mizicko’s most recent role was as an NBA video editor, creating content for their digital platforms and NBA Finals commercials airing on ESPN.

He has operated his own action sports brand, Stuck In Ohio Productions, for over 20 years, garnering national attention and providing local athletes with a showcase for their skills.

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