Home Savings is proud to offer several free community events during the 2019 event summer event series.
YOUNGSTOWN, OH (April 5, 2019) — Home Savings is unveiling its newest endeavor in community support; a Community Event Series will mark the City of Youngstown-owned Youngstown Foundation Amphitheatre’s inaugural season this summer. While some events may have a small admission cost, several will be free to the community as Home Savings continues its mission to serve the community.
The Youngstown Foundation Amphitheatre officially opens its doors for a special “First Look Friday”; a free event that will invite the entire community to be the first to experience the new amphitheatre in all its grandeur. The first of the Home Savings Community Event Series, First Look Friday will feature a free concert by local and regional artists including The Sensations, GEO C and Tha Storm, and more. The Home Savings Community Event Series schedule will be as vast as it is diverse including:
Friday June 14th The Youngstown Foundation Amphitheatre “First Look”
The entire community is invited to officially unlock the new front door of the City of Youngstown: The Youngstown Foundation Amphitheatre. Join us for the first official look of all the amphitheatre has to offer with the first of Home Savings Community Event Series “FREE FRIDAY”. This event will be FREE ADMISSION with festivities for all. Featuring entertainment by Local and Regional Artists The Sensations and Geo C and Tha Storm and more.
Saturday July 13th Youngstown Wine and Jazz Festival
A celebrated downtown summer tradition has a new home inside The Youngstown Foundation Amphitheatre. In conjunction with the YSU Summer Festival of the Arts, The Youngstown Wine and Jazz Festival will continue to offer the best in wine and national Jazz Artists.
Friday July 19th “Drive In Movie Night”
Bring the kids, classmates, friends and neighbors and enjoy FREE ADMISSION to our showing of an all-time classic Jurassic Park (93’) Movie Provided by The Youngstown Summer Movie Series & the City of You. Take a stroll back in time, bring a blanket and enjoy the movie under the stars!
Saturday August 17th The City Of YOU- Funk, Soul and R&B night
Ohio-grown, but nationally known, the iconic Ohio Players are bringing their signature sounds of American funk, soul and R&B to the amphitheatre stage. Tickets start at just $10 thanks to Home Savings’ sponsorship of this special event.
Friday September 13th “Free Friday Throw Back”
Get your bell bottoms out and shine your dancing shoes; it’s retro Disco night at The Amp Featuring Disco Inferno. Another FREE ADMISSION night at The Amp provided by Home Savings.
Saturday September 28th Youth Spoken Word & Poetry Festival “I AM A POEM”
The Youngstown Foundation Amphitheatre proudly welcomes the first ever youth spoken word & poetry festival, “I AM A POEM”. Founded by The Colony of Youngstown, this event will showcase the City of You and the Mahoning Valley talented youth. P.O.E.M (which stands for PRODUCT OF ENVIRONMENTAL MOTIVATION) is a movement that provides a creative outlet for our community’s youth.
The decade-long event series sponsorship allows for community programming that will serve the entire population of our community. “The Home Savings Community Event Series will serve as a symbol of exactly why the Youngstown Foundation Amphitheatre was built; to provide a dynamic space that will be a cornerstone for our community,” remarked JAC Management President, Eric Ryan. Ryan continued by explaining, “We can schedule events that appeal to all members of the community, and most importantly, keep them affordable. The partnership with Home Savings will allow us to have reduced ticket prices and even host free community events that appeal to our entire community that otherwise would not be possible.” Mayor Jamael Tito Brown echoes Ryan’s sentiments, “I want to thank Home Savings for their investment in Youngstown and the Mahoning Valley. They are an example of what a private/public partnership truly looks like. This is the kind of investment we need to continue to move Youngstown forward.”
Home Savings has been fostering community growth and service for decades, yet their sponsorship of the community series offers them a chance to foster community involvement in a new way: “The park and amphitheatre are an important addition to the transformation that continues to bring growth and revitalization to downtown Youngstown. At Home Savings, we’re honored to support our community with enriched experiences for all to enjoy,” explains Gary Small, Home Savings President and CEO. “We believe in the future success of Youngstown and the Mahoning Valley and are proud to be a founding supporter of this community enrichment project.”
For more information, including new event announcements, visit www.youngstownfoundationamp.com .
About The Youngstown Foundation Amphitheatre
The culmination of progressive culture, transformative vision, generous support, and celebrated revelry is that of The Youngstown Foundation Amphitheatre. The amphitheatre is an impressive and well-appointed physical structure that invites the community to experience the pinnacle of outdoor entertainment and community events.
With the Youngstown City skyline overlooking the 4,800-person facility, The Youngstown Foundation Amphitheatre is simultaneously settled amongst the vast green spaces of the park, allowing visitors the unprecedented opportunity to experience downtown in all its forms. The Youngstown Foundation Amphitheatre is the palpable outcome of collaborative vision which is reflected in both its construction and its events serving the community in which we live and work; we invite you to experience it at a live event this season.
About Home Savings
With current assets of approximately $2.8 billion, Home Savings operates 33 banking offices, 12 loan production offices and 3 wealth offices throughout Ohio, western Pennsylvania and West Virginia. Home Savings is a subsidiary of United Community Financial Corp. (NASDAQ:UCFC).
Home Savings is committed to reinvesting in the local communities it serves by providing leadership, employee involvement, and financial support through the Home Savings Charitable Foundation. Since 1991, the Foundation has provided nearly $17 million in support to non-profit organizations in our communities.
For more information, visit HomeSavings.com.
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