Youngstown-Warren Chamber Watch this installment of Take 5 with the Regional Chamber, featuring DiRusso’s Sausage, Inc.

After more than 50 years in the Valley, DiRusso’s has established a large following, especially with its mobile concession business at the Canfield Fair. Owner Robert DiRusso discusses his start in the business and how DiRusso’s is preparing for this large event. We also catch up with several people at the Greater Youngstown Italian Festival to find out what they look forward to most during fair season.


PhilanthropistAward1The Mahoning Shenango Chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals recognized individuals, organizations and businesses at a luncheon and reception on November 15, 2013. The event was the 23rd annual celebration of National Philanthropy Day.

National Philanthropy Day is a nationally recognized event established by Congress in 1986. It recognizes the contribution that philanthropy and those people active in the philanthropic community have made.

The “Outstanding Small Business Philanthropist” award was presented to DiRusso’s Sausage. Robert A. DiRusso, president and owner of DiRusso’s, proudly accepted the award.