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Monday, June 1, 2015
Lake Anna YMCA, 500 W. Hopocan Ave. Barberton OH 44203
Thursday, June 11,
Akron Urban League,
440 Vernon Odom Blvd Akron OH 44307
FREE Diabetes Prevention
If you are not diabetic and want to learn about Diabetes Prevention and
the support available to help you live a happier, healthier life, join
us June 1 or June 11! Event includes a 15 minute "Talk with the Doc",
light refreshments, risk assessments and a diabetes prevention Q&A!!
Diabetes is a serious, debilitating condition. It increases your
likelihood for severe health complications such as heart disease, kidney
failure, and stroke.
Prediabetes is a wake-up call that you're heading toward Type 2
Diabetes. Without intervention, you could develop those severe health
complications in less than ten years. Some of the long-term damage might
have already started.
Akron Area YMCA
For more information contact
Program Coordinator, at 234.200.7622 or
The YMCA's Diabetes
Prevention Program, based on research by National Institutes of Health,
has been shown to reduce the number of new cases of Type 2 Diabetes by
Friday, June 5, 2015
11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
The 2015 Women of Achievement Awards
Hilton Akron/Fairlawn, 3180 W. Market
Established in 1999 by the YWCA of Summit County, Women’s Network, Inc.
became the host organization in 2005. This prestigious community event
is held each year to increase awareness, understanding and appreciation
of women and the doors they open for future generations. The Women’s
Network honors women who have gone beyond personal or career
accomplishments to give back to their community. Join us in celebrating
these outstanding leaders who have worked toward the empowerment of
women and the promotion of diversity.
Women's Network, Inc.
For more information contact
Reservations can be made here
Registration and check-in will begin at 9
a.m. followed by a 10 a.m. shotgun start.
Catholic Charities Community Services of
Summit County 20th annual golf outing
Chippewa Golf Club in Doylestown.
Cost is $100 per player, or $400 per
foursome, which includes golf, cart, beverages, breakfast, lunch at the
turn and a steak dinner. There will be team prizes, a 50/50, skins
contest and drawings for great raffle items. All foursomes have an
Express Check-in option that will save time on June 12. For an
additional $100 per foursome, each member of the foursome will prepay
for six 50/50 tickets, three raffle tickets, skins game entry and two
mulligans. Hole sponsorships are available for $100. Corporate
sponsorships are also available.
All proceeds benefit programs for persons
with developmental disabilities. Catholic Charities Community Services
of Summit County operates a number of of programs, including Summit
Adult Day Services, Behavioral Health Counseling, Camp Christopher,
Parenting classes, Teen Mentoring, Help Me Grow and Emergency Assistance
(including Hot Meals, Food Pantry and Rent/Utility Assistance).
Catholic Charities Community
Services of Summit County
register for the golf outing or to find out about individual and
corporate sponsorships, please call 330-762-2961, or
Friday, June 19, 2015
9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Day of Action
A Day of Work and fun to aid
local nonprofit agencies in Summit County
Way of Summit County
Find more information here
or contact the United Way of Summit County Volunteer Center at
330.643.5512 or email
Wednesday, June 24, 2015
Jewish Community Board of Akron is hosting a community kick off for
its crowdfunding Jewish Akron campaign on June 24. Agencies with
Jewish affiliation within Summit County (including the Lippman School
and Shaw Jewish Community Center) will be presenting their projects at
the kick off. Attendees will have the opportunity to support projects
on-line. An ipad will be raffled off to someone in attendance. There
will be food and fun. The event is free and open to the public but
reservations are required.
Board of Akron
Saturday, July 18, 2015
10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at all locations! Rain or shine.
Stuff the Truck Community Diaper Drive
Help the Portage-Summit Diaper Bank
collect 50,000 diapers for local babies in need! All sizes, preemie
through pull-ups needed!
Aurora: Walgreens, 95 W Garfield Rd.
Cuyahoga Falls: Walgreens, 2645 State Rd.
Fairlawn: West Market Plaza, 1711 W Market St.
Kent: Walgreens, 320 S. Water St.
Macedonia: Walgreens, 663 E. Aurora Rd.
Portage-Summit Diaper Bank
Wednesday, July 29, 2015
7:30 a.m. to 9 a.m.
Join us to kick off the 2015 campaign at the annual Knight Breakfast.
Knight Breakfast was established in 1954 by former Akron Beacon Journal
publisher John S. Knight as a way for local corporate leaders to gather
and preview the upcoming United Way campaign.
Way of Summit County
Sunday, August 2, 2015
Noon to 5 p.m.
Slide the City is coming to
downtown Akron on Sunday, August 2, 2015! One thousand feet of slick vinyl will brighten downtown
Akron's city streets — that's more than the length
of three football fields! Slide the City is a family
friendly slip-and-slide water party event. There
will be live music, food, drinks, water, and of
course the biggest slip and slide ever to hit the
asphalt (don't worry, it will be padded). Make sure
to bring your water buckets, floaties and other
water toys to squirt, spray, splash and do your best
to get all attending soaked.
VOLUNTEER for Slide the City
Slide the City
Use the promo code "SLIDEUNITED"
to save 10% on the registration fee AND for 15% of
the registration fee to be donated to United Way.
Registration is open now at
Friday, August 21, 2015
Noon to 7 p.m.
Corporate Derby Challenge
Derby Downs, Akron
Build a ‘vintage Soap Box Derby’ car
with your company team and partake in our version of
The Greatest Amateur Racing Event in the WorldTM.
Cheer on your team – food, fun runs, and live music!
Way of Summit County and
All-American Soap Box Derby
Friday, September 11, 2015
7:30 a.m. to 9 a.m.
Pinnacle Awards of Summit County
Started in 2012, the Pinnacle Awards of Summit
County were created to honor those individuals and
organizations that are serving the greater good.
Hosted by Inside Business and United Way of Summit
County, the Pinnacle Awards were built upon the idea
of corporate social responsibility.
Find more information
Inside Business Magazine
United Way of Summit County
Find more information
Thursday, September 17,
6:00 - 9:00 p.m.
8th Annual Grapes &
St. George Family Center, 3204 Ridgewood Road, Akron
Services at The
GriefCare Place are provided entirely through fundraising efforts, with
the Grapes & Gourmet Guys event the largest for the organization. Local
celebrities create their own specialty dishes for attendees to sample,
while bidding on a wide variety of silent auction items, during this
unique and enjoyable experience. A wine pull raffle and live auction,
along with chef prizes for top favorite dishes, complete the evening.
The charitable, non-profit organization founded in
1997, provides hope and healing services to people of all ages who are
grieving from the death of a loved one. The center serves individuals of
all ages, offers a home-like atmosphere and is a non-denominational
faith based organization where those of strong faith or those of none
can come comfortably.
opportunities, auction donations, and registration for the event are
visiting the website or by calling 330-686-1750.
Tuesday, September 29, 2015
Doors open 6:30 AM
Program begins promptly at
7:00 AM and will last until 8:30 AM.
Akron Network Fourth Annual Awards Breakfast
The Love Akron Network, a broad coalition of professional clergy and
Christian leaders in both the public and private sectors, will be
hosting their fourth annual awards event at the John S. Knight Center in
event, which was attended by over 650 people last year, is meant to
recognize the extraordinary leadership, deep faith, and community
contributions of the late and beloved Honorable Judge Brenda Burnham
Unruh. An award in her honor will be given to an individual who
exemplifies outstanding Christian values and service to the
community. The event will also acknowledge the collaborative leadership
of Reverend Dr. Ronald J. Fowler and Pastor Knute Larson, co-founders of
The Love Akron Network, through the presentation of the Fowler- Larson
Allies Award. This award will be presented to two individuals who have
jointly demonstrated an intentional effort to build bridges between
individuals or institutions of diverse color, culture or congregational
Love Akron Network
The Love Akron Network is
currently seeking nominations for both awards. Detailed criteria and
nomination forms are available at the event’s website:
thebreakfast.loveakron.org. Nominations will be accepted until
5:00pm on Saturday May 31, 2015.
October 4, 2015
Registration at 9am | Opening
Ceremony at 10am
2015 Walk to End Alzheimer's
The University of Akron Stile Athletics Field House
289 South Union Street, Akron, OH 44325
Route Length: 2 miles
Greater East Ohio Area Chapter
For more information
contact Lori McCleese, Community Development Coordinator, Greater East
Ohio Area Chapter at 330.650.0552 or
and Wednesday, November 3-4, 2015
J. Thomas Hall, 198 Hill St., Akron, OH 44325
Based on the Academy Award-winning 1968 film of the same name, THE
PRODUCERS is the story of down-on-his-luck theatrical producer Max
Bialystock and Leo Bloom, a mousy accountant. Together, they hatch the
ultimate scam: Raise more money than you need for a sure-fire Broadway
fiasco…and pocket the difference. THE PRODUCERS has become a Broadway
phenomenon, turning the tradition of a Broadway musical on its head and
earning more Tony Awards than any other show in the history of the Great
White Way. With tunes and a book by superstar comedian Mel Brooks and
co-bookwriter Thomas Meehan (Hairspray), this big-time Broadway musical
is truly one of the funniest shows around.
For more information:
Nov. 12, 2015
Nov. 13, 2015
8:00 am -
Kick-off - Thursday,
Nov. 12, 2015, 5:00 pm
Dr. Temple Grandin, EJ Thomas Hall
Summit - Friday, Nov. 13, 2015, 8:00 am - 4:30 pm. NEOMED Conference
Center, 4209 State Route 44, Rootstown, OH 44272
Adults with autism, caregivers, educators, providers, medical personnel,
Family wellness, early diagnosis, behavior, classroom strategies,
employment, transition, social competencies,
The Autism Society of Greater Akron
For more information, call
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