PBS Western Reserve is launching Community Coffee Chat, 50 Years Strong: Sip, Savor & Share. This new initiative invites community members from the organization’s vast viewing area to voice their ideas about the future of PBS Western Reserve, their communities' needs and the organization’s role in meeting them. Free to attend and open to the public, the events will take place on the following Saturdays at locally owned coffee shops in Summit, Mahoning, Portage and Stark counties: 8:15-10:15 AM, Nov. 4 — Compass Coffee at The Well CDC, 647 E. Market St., Akron 8-11 AM, Nov. 18 — The Mocha House, 120 E. Boardman St., Youngstown 8-11 AM, Dec. 2 — Cellar Door Coffee Co., 8138 Water St., Garrettsville 8-11 AM, Dec. 16 — Muggswigz, 137 Walnut Ave. NE, Canton The chats will be facilitated by Jeffery Good, PBS Western Reserve interim president and CEO. “In celebration of 50 years of service, our station sees these chats as a way to connect with our viewers and to identify communities’ emerging needs,” he said. “We will use the information gained to help us determine new projects and initiatives.” PBS Western Reserve will provide complimentary coffee.