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Movers and Makers

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These stories of the movers, launchers, entrepreneurs and makers that contribute to the vitality of their communities in the Mahoning Valley are made possible through the continued support of Farmers National Bank as part of our Community Leaders Program.


Trumbull County Tourism Bureau caters to locals and visitors alike

Trumbull County Tourism Bureau caters to locals and visitors alike

In August, the Trumbull County Tourism Bureau's 2020 Trumbull County Visitors Guide received a 2021 Destiny Award presented by the U.S. Travel Association. The award was thrilling, said Beth Kotwis Carmichael, Trumbull County Tourism executive director.
The Beauty Boutique opens storefront in Boardman

The Beauty Boutique opens storefront in Boardman

After gaining success as an online-only boutique during the COVID-19 pandemic, sisters-in-law Nicci Farris and Kelli Catullo opened The Beauty Boutique in Boardman. It features women’s clothing in sizes XS to 3X and specializes in “fashion-forward small batch pieces.” 
Twister Display on track to sell 10,000th dunk tank

Twister Display on track to sell 10,000th dunk tank

The East Liverpool business also sells a variety of amusement games and rentals like high striker bells, cash-grab machines, Tic-Tac-Toss and various portable sports games. 
Maggies Magic Muffins warms up for upcoming fall season

Maggies Magic Muffins warms up for upcoming fall season

Maggies Magic Muffins, 7932 Southern Blvd., rotates through 75 flavors, with popular options being Glazed Blueberry, Abbey Road, Good Vibrations, Cherry and Blueberry Cream and, as the weather cools, pumpkin-flavored muffins will gain in popularity. 
Lena’s Pierogi House offers tasty daily specials and platters

Lena’s Pierogi House offers tasty daily specials and platters

Owner Lena Stefanski aims to serve traditional Hungarian and Czechoslovakian recipes to the Mahoning Valley with her own personal twist with options like BBQ chicken and taco-flavored pierogies.
Master Park discusses 'golden era' in martial arts, continues to stress discipline

Master Park discusses 'golden era' in martial arts, continues to stress discipline

Owner Grand Master Park is celebrating more than 50 years of instruction in various aspects of martial arts including taekwondo, hapkiyudo, karate, judo, jujitsu, dahn, krav maga, tai chi, kigong and hwarangdo. 
Station Square Ristorante recognized in Wine Spectator’s 40th annual Restaurant Awards

Station Square Ristorante recognized in Wine Spectator’s 40th annual Restaurant Awards

The wine list isn’t the only thing that attracts customers to the local Italian eatery.
Out and about — Mahoning Paddle and Pedal offers recreational rentals

Out and about — Mahoning Paddle and Pedal offers recreational rentals

“We’re offering the chance for outdoor recreation that requires certain equipment that people might not have, so they could rent it from us. Many kayaks, canoes, bicycles,” David Kuzma, president of Mahoning Paddle and Pedal, said.
Orange Avocado offers fresh-pressed juices, vegan and gluten-free treats

Orange Avocado offers fresh-pressed juices, vegan and gluten-free treats

Boardman's Orange Avocado Juicery specializes in vegan and gluten-free juice, smoothies and grab-and-go foods that put a healthy twist on classic favorites, like chia seed pudding, cashew coconut cheesecake and avocado cacao mousse. 
Maeson Green sells and restores sought-after sneakers with Relaced

Maeson Green sells and restores sought-after sneakers with Relaced

Relaced, located at 3622 Belmont Ave., opened its doors a year ago on July 13, 2020. The men’s curated shoe and clothing store specializes in vintage and gently used name-brand and designer sneakers.