your event to be included on this calendar
Thursday, October 23, 2014
8:30 to 10 a.m.
Akron/Summit Convention and Visitors Bureau
Planning Successful Reunions
John S. Knight Center, 77 E. Mill
Continental breakfast will be served.
Free/ Reservations required.
Convention and Visitors Bureau
RSVP to Jennifer Eckman by Monday, October 20, 330.374.7560,
Friday, October 24, 2014
11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Power of the Purse Luncheon
Keynote Speaker: Sandra Pianalto,
Retired President and CEO Federal
Reserve Bank of Cleveland
Mathews Woman Philanthropist of the Year Award 2014, recipient, Wendy
Bolas, Senior Vice President and Regional Business Banking Manager at
FirstMerit Bank N.A., Central Ohio Region
Find more information
Way of Summit County
Women's Leadership Council
more information contact Shirley Smith at 330.643.5532 or email
Thursday, October 30, 2014.
7:30 - 9:00 a.m.
Summit County CASA
Board of Trustees 3rd Annual “I Am for the Child” Fundraising
Quaker Station, 135 South Broadway,
RSVP to Beth Cardina by October 16 for reserved seating. For more
information contact Beth at
email@example.com or 330-643-2514.
of Summit County
Saturday, November 1, 2014
6:30 to 10 p.m.
Virtues & Vices
Fairlawn Country Club
Put on your most
elegant duds and meet us at the ‘Club’, The Virtues & Vices Nightclub,
where you can Swing to the sounds of Frank and Ella, play cards with
Dean and Sammy, and have Marilyn whisper to your dice for luck.
6:30 p.m. Club Doors Open Featuring:
Entertainment by Tommy Scott, Elizabeth Presley, & Matt Corey
Casino Gaming Room
Indulgences & Tempting Libations
9:00 p.m. Stage
Performance by Jason Alan Magic ‘Illusions of Grandeur’
Proceeds from Virtues & Vices will benefit Child Guidance & Family
providing caring, professional services to ensure our children and
are able to become healthy & successful adults despite facing such
bullying, academic stresses, peer pressure, and issues of mental or
Child Guidance and Family Solutions
RSVP by October 24, 2014 at
or call the Development Department at 330.384.2882
All guests must pre-register for the
Thursday, November 6, 2014
Women of Power
President's Hall at the Akron Urban League
Women of Power Awards are granted to women who have
made a difference in the organizations where they work and also to
the community at-large. Award nominees can be of any age or level
in their careers, they might be well known in the community or
unsung heroes, but they are women who are committed to making a
difference and giving back.
The 2014 Women of
Elizabeth Bartz, State and Federal Communications, Inc.;
Dr. Alfreda Brown, Kent State University;
Vivian Hairston, Huntington Bank;
Becky Hoover, The University of Akron;
Gizelle Jones, Jewish Family Service of Akron
Unhee Kim, Summa Health Systems
Connie Kraus, County of Summit
Find more information
Saturday November 8, 2014
12pm to 2pm
Holiday Gift Giving Distribution
Summit County Work Force Solutions; 1040 Tallmadge
New Toys and new Clothing for
Physical Disabilities parenting children birth to 12 years old.
Consideration will also be given to homeless (living in a shelter) moms
parenting children birth to 12 years old.
For more information contact Bridgette Hopson at
Thursday, November 13, 2014
11:30am to 1:00pm
Community Medal Award Luncheon and Kettle
The Tangier restaurant, 532 W. Market
The Salvation Army of Summit County will spotlight Father Norm Douglas
and Mr. Larry Vuillemin, co-founders of Heart to Heart Communications,
Inc. Tables of eight are $500 and individual seats are $75.
Salvation Army of Summit County
Please call Marian Calvin at 330-434-7110 or
330-762-8481 by November 4 to make your reservation.
Thursday, December 4, 2014
Doors open at 5:30
Dinner at 6:30
Pregnancy Care’s Annual Christmas Auction
“Away in a Manger”
Guy’s Party Centre, 500 E. Waterloo
The evening will include dinner, dessert, silent auction, and raffles.
$30.00 per person. Please make your reservations by November 21, 2014
Pregnancy Care of Summit County
For more information
contact Shannon Collins at 330-253-4071 or
Saturday, December 13, 2014
10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
1st Annual Angel Tree Christmas Celebration
Ohio Means Jobs Center, 1040 E.
Tallmadge Ave., Akron
Your generous donation will help
bring a smile to a child whose parent/guardian is incarcerated this
holiday season. We will begin distributing names of children on Monday,
November 3, 2014.
County Reentry Network
volunteer or sponsor a child please reach out to Chalanda Hale at
firstname.lastname@example.org or call
Thursday, March 5, 2015
5:30pm VIP Reception, 6:30pm Dinner
Acts of Courage Hero Awards and H. Peter Burg Community Leadership Award
Each year the American
Red Cross of Summit, Portage and Medina Counties recognizes the heroism
of area residents at the Acts of Courage Hero Awards. These residents
act courageously in a time of emergency to save the life of someone
else. The event is also a platform to present the H. Peter Burg Award to
community members who have been selfless in service to the community.
This year’s recipient is William Ginter, who demonstrates a
lifelong commitment to humanitarian causes, charitable organizations and
the vitality and welfare of the local community.
For more information,
www.redcross.org/oh/akron or call Shelley Sprang 330.535.2224.
more events, visit the Akron Community Foundation Calendar of Events,
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