McKinley Club to host annual banquet

The Mahoning Valley McKinley Club will host its 102nd annual McKinley Banquet at 6 p.m. Sept. 28 at the McKinley Memorial in Niles. Paul Kengor, PhD, will speak on “Reagan, Republicans and Conservatives in 2017.” Dr. Kengor is a bestselling author of over a dozen books and is a frequent commentator on television and radio. Patricia Scarmuzzi, curator of the McKinley Museum, will also speak to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the dedication of the McKinley Memorial. Doors will open at 5 p.m. for book purchase and signing. Tickets are $35 and available by calling 330-856-7790 or 330-506-6452. No tickets will be sold at the door. Pictured is the 2017 McKinley Planning Committee, from left, Michael Rulli, Sonia Kennedy, Barbara Rosier-Tryon, Donna Bricker, J.D. Williams, Paula Snyder, Marilyn Thomas, Karen Combs, Monica Blasdel and Scarmuzzi. (Submitted photo)