Entries by Mill Creek MetroParks Staff

Junior Golf Tournament Brings $358K to Economy

The Mahoning Valley Hospital Foundation’s American Junior Golf Association Junior All-Star Tournament at Mill Creek Golf Course, held the week of June 16, brought $358,458 to the area economy, Mill Creek MetroParks reported. The three-year total impact of the tournament has been $1,486,472. The economic impact includes lodging for families and AJGA representatives, car rentals […]

AJGA Tournament Another Success for Mahoning Valley

The Mahoning Valley Hospital Foundation’s American Junior Golf Association (AJGA) Junior All-Star Event took place the week of June 16, 2019 at Mill Creek Golf Course. The tournament hosted 132 junior competitors, including six junior players who earned their spot in a Sunday regional qualifying event from a field of 100 players. Over 150+ volunteers, […]

Mill Creek Park hosts coyote lecture

The Mill Creek MetroParks Farm hosted a lecture on local coyotes on June 20. Cleveland Metroparks Wildlife Ecologist Jon Cepek presented at the event as part of the annual Naturalist Series. The Naturalist Series is a collaboration with the Metro Parks and OSU Extension and the Mahoning County Ohio Certified Volunteer Naturalist program. “We are […]

Park hosts Explorers Kitchen Chemist Camp

The Mill Creek MetroParks hosted the Explorers Kitchen Chemist Camp for children ages 7-9. Brenda Markley, a naturalist with the Metro Parks, hosted the camps from July 15-19. “Our goal from Monday through Friday was to discover where the different parts of our pizza come from,” Markley said. She said that each day children explored […]

Mill Creek Park hosts Park Pals

Mill Creek Park hosted their annual Park Pals summer camp for 5- and 6-year-olds. Naturalist Marilyn Williams hosted the week long day camp for 12 children. “The park has been doing the camps for a long time. It’s a good way to get children out of the house and off of the electronics,” Williams said. […]

Mill Creek Park hosts Family Fun Friday

Fellows Riverside Gardens hosted a Family Fun Fridays event on June 21. The event is offered every summer by the park for children and their families. Naturalist Lynn Zocolo organized the event, which runs from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. “It’s just a fun way to bring the community together and give children the chance […]

Notice of August Board Meeting

The next Regular Meeting of the Board of Park Commissioners, of Mill Creek MetroParks is scheduled for Monday, August 12, 2019, at 6 p.m., in McMahon Hall, at the MetroParks Farm, on Rt. 46, in Canfield. The agenda will be available on the website after 2 p.m. on the day of the meeting.

AJGA Tournament at Mill Creek Golf Course continues to be a Financial Success for Mahoning Valley

The Mahoning Valley Hospital Foundation’s American Junior Golf Association (AJGA) Junior All-Star Event took place the week of June 16, 2019 at Mill Creek Golf Course. The tournament hosted 132 junior competitors, including six junior players who earned their spot in a Sunday regional qualifying event from a field of 100 players. Over 150+ volunteers, […]