BARBERTON — Booklets on fire and home safety will be available to residents of the 13th Congressional District, courtesy of U.S. Rep. Sherrod Brown (D-District 13), at the next Barberton outreach meeting, Oct. 18 from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. at the Barberton Senior Center, 571 W. Tuscarawas Ave. Also, the public can learn about federal programs and share concerns about pending legislation or request assistance in processing claims through federal government agencies at the meeting. For more information, contact Brown’s district office at (800) 234-6413 or visit the Web site www.house.gov/sherrodbrown.
WEST AKRON — FirstMerit Bank will host free mortgage seminar and credit counseling sessions Oct. 21. Registration will begin at 8: 30 a.m. at Mt. Calvary Baptist Church, 442 Bell St., followed by the seminar from 9 a.m. to noon. Refreshments will be served, and child care will be available for children ages 3-8. To preregister, call (330) 253-3711. For more information, contact Mark Shelton at (330) 996-6480 or email@example.com.