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Saturday, October 11, 2014
11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Akron Dog Park's Annual "Howl-O-Ween" Fall
Festival & Fundraiser. 499
Memorial Parkway Akron OH 44310
This yearly event features a Halloween Costume Contest for both dogs and
humans alike. There will be delicious food truck meals, fun games,
fantastic raffle prizes and exciting K-9 entertainment.
More than 20 Northeast Ohio area pet related vendors and rescue groups
will be on hand with educational displays, rescued dogs for adoption and
product specials for sale.
Admission to Howl-o-Ween is FREE!
Costume Contest entry is a $10 donation*.
Over $200 in cash and prizes will be awarded for Best Child Costume,
Best Dog Costume and Best Family/Group costumes.
Recreation for Canines (B.A.R.C), a registered 501c3 public charity
that operates and maintains
Akron Dog Park
Wednesday, October 15, 2014
7 to 8:30 p.m.
Managing Eating During Cancer Treatments
Location: Summa Wellness Institute 5626 Hudson Dr.
Hudson, OH 44236
Come enjoy food demonstrations and discussion about symptoms patients
experience during cancer treatments. Recipes demonstrated will provide
practical, easy ways to prepare foods with...
- Taste Changes / Issues with Texture
- Issues With Smells
- Poor Appetite
- Weight Loss
Presenter: Lee Ann DiBiase MS,RD/LD
Lee Ann is the outpatient oncology dietitian at the Jean & Milton Cooper
Cancer Center at Summa Akron City Hospital. She provides nutrition
counseling and medical nutrition support to patients receiving
outpatient oncology therapy at Summa.
Stewarts Caring Place
RSVP before July 11, 2014 at
(Lectures & Workshops section) or 330-836-1772
Thursday, October 16,
5:30 p.m. – 6:15 p.m. –
6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. –
Night of Illumination:
Where Literacy Takes Center Stage – Featuring Rita Dove
Akron Civic Theater, 182 S.
Main Street, Akron, Ohio 44308
Project Learn of Summit
County, the area’s only provider of comprehensive adult literacy
programs, will host its annual fundraising event, Night of Illumination
on Thursday, October 16 at the Akron Civic Theater.
During Night of
Illumination, a cultured evening of poetry and fundraising, Project
Learn will celebrate its advances in adult literacy and education with
acclaimed poet and Akron native, Rita Dove. Ms. Dove will be sharing her
life experiences, book excerpts and discussing the importance of
In addition to Ms.
Dove’s address, two Project Learn students will be pre-selected to
present their work, which resulted from a six-week agency-wide
Tickets to the event
start at $20 for general admission and are currently on sale at
www.ticketmaster.com. For more information about the event,
including details regarding the VIP reception, visit
Learn of Summit County
additional information, please contact Alexia Harris, Communications
Manager at 330-434-9461 or
October 18, 2014
Northeast Ohio Medical University (NEOMED)
40th Anniversary Gala
The event will recognize the
University's substantial impact in Northeast and beyond: Over 3,300
physicians, pharmacists, public health professionals and scientists have
graduated and are engaged in life-changing practice and research;
Nourishing dynamic teaching and training partnerships with the region's
universities, hospitals, community organizations and businesses; and
developing exciting new programs that encourage students to pursue
careers in health sciences, address needs of under served urban and
rural communities, and promote interdisciplinary training and practice.
Sponsorship opportunities are now available for this event, which will
include dinner, dancing, and recognition of key NEOMED supporters
through the years. All funds raised will support the Education for
Service scholarship fund, providing tuition relief for NEOMED students
in exchange for service in Northeast Ohio urban and rural communities.
Northeast Ohio Medical
For additional information, please
firstname.lastname@example.org, call Cristine Boyd, NEOMED Director of
Public Relations and Marketing at 330-325-6673, or visit on-line at:
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, November 6, 2014
Women of Power 'The
Magnificent Seven' Luncheon
We are seeking
nominations of women from the community.
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