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Thursday, February 5, 2015
4:00 p.m. Registration
4:30 p.m. Discussion Led by Panelists
5:00 p.m. Keynote
5:30 p.m. Small Group Discussions and Networking
Women on the Rise
Preparing Yourself for Your Career and Your Future
Women's Leadership Council of United Way of Summit County,
FedEx Custom Critical and Thompson Hine's Spotlight on Women
cordially invite you to a complimentary event discussing the tools women
can use to best position themselves and plan for career changes, risks,
and upward movement. Topics will include how to understand and analyze
different compensation packages, preparing for retirement, and managing
career transitions. The event will start with a discussion led by the
executive panel, followed by a keynote presentation on one woman's path
to reinventing her career, and conclude with the opportunity for the
attendees to have guided, small group discussions and networking.
Way of Summit County
Women's Leadership Council
RSVP on Eventbrite
Hurry, seating is limited.
For more information
contact Shirley Smith at 330.643.5532 or email
Through February 26, 2015
9-12 p.m. Monday-Thursday
L.I.N.K.S. Community and Family
Services , 741 Upson St. Akron, Oh 44305
L.I.N.K.S. Community and Family Services will be providing free
blankets, sheets, pillows, curtains, towels and face clothes, and small
household items for as long as they last. L.I.N.K.S replenishes items
By appointment only
Must meet the Ohio Poverty Income
ID, proof of living in Summit County and proof of income
Individuals or families are allowed one
visit per household per distribution year.
L.I.N.K.S. Community and
Family Services (L.I.N.K.S.)
Contact person: Yolanda Parker
Phone Number: 330-794-7948
Friday, March 6, 2015
5:30pm VIP Reception,
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.
Friday, March 13, 2015
3:00 to 6:00 p.m.
B-2-B Networking Event
Mature Services, 415 S. Portage Path,
Come meet the Mature Services staff, mingle with friends and make some
new business contacts at the B-2-B Networking event. This event is FREE
and is a great opportunity to meet with other professionals, promote
your company, learn about Mature Services' programs and services, all
while having fun. Food and beverages will be served and you can enter
the chance to win great door prizes.
information contact Don Zirkle at
March 28, 2015
Boys & Girls Clubs Signature Event
Todaro's Party Center, 1820 Akron-Peninsula Rd.,
Akron, OH 44313
Girls Clubs of the Western Reserve invites you to participate in
Aspire!, our Signature Event. Join Honorary Chairpersons, Mark & Shelly
Allio, and help us celebrate 30+ years of providing premiere youth
development programs to at-risk kids in the Greater Akron area!
fun evening for an important cause with festivities including dinner,
live & silent auctions, our famous Dessert Dash, a wine pull, and
Mission Possible- the opportunity to invest in our high impact
after-school programs for over 1,200 at-risk youth. Sponsors and
Patrons will also have the opportunity to attend an exclusive, pre-event
reception starting at 4:30 pm the same evening.
The Boys & Girls Club of
the Western Reserve
For more information contact
Angela Sot at (330) 773- 3375 x20 or email
information on this event, please visit:
Thursday, April 16, 2015
9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Mature Workers’ Job & Career Fair
At the Akron/Fairlawn Hilton
The Mature Workers' Job & Career Fair is being held by Mature Services
Employment & Training Solutions for its 25th year in a row. Each year,
hundreds of mature job seekers come to this event to meet and network
with employers. Participating employers love the face time with possible
job candidates at this fair. Some mature workers are even offered jobs
on the spot! Last year, over 40 employers participated and over 430
mature job seekers came who were actively seeking employment. Are you an
employer looking for a loyal, hardworking, experienced worker 55 or
older? Are an older individual looking for work opportunities? If so,
this is the job fair for you, and you won't want to miss it.
information contact Don Zirkle at
Tuesday, April 14, 2015
4:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.
14th Annual Volunteer Celebration
The Duck Club at Canal Park, 300 S. Main St., Akron
United Way of
Summit County Volunteer Center
Wednesday. April 22, 2015
11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.
United Way of Summit County Annual Meeting
John S. Knight Center, 77 E. Mill St., Akron
United Way of Summit
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.
Reservations can be made here
Nominations for awards can be submitted here until March 6th
Women's Network, Inc.
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