Events

The Power of the Purse

Jun 20, 2016

United Way Women's Leadership Council will host its annual Power of the Purse Luncheon on Monday, June 20, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Quaker Station in Akron. Now in its 14th year, the event celebrates the power of women to transform their communities and highlights the extraordinary efforts of female philanthropists throughout Summit County.

The keynote speaker for this year’s event will be Ohio Lieutenant Governor Mary Taylor. During the luncheon, the Barbara Mathews Woman Philanthropist of the Year Award will be presented to Jeannine Marks, director of development at Stewart's Caring Place and co-founder of the Akron Marathon. Since 2004, the award has recognized women who have demonstrated a passion for helping others through their service and financial support to causes within the local community.

United Way of Summit County Women’s Leadership Council presents

The Power of the Purse:
Celebrating Women Who Transform Their Communities

Monday, June 20, 2016
11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
 
Quaker Station
130 East Mill Street, Akron, OH  44308
 
$30 per person or sponsor a table of eight for $350 
(sponsorship includes seating for eight people, table signage and recognition in the program)
 

Keynote speaker          
Mary Taylor
Lieutenant Governor of Ohio
 
Barbara Mathews Woman Philanthropist of the Year
Jeannine Marks, Director of Development at Stewart’s Caring Place and Co-Founder of the Akron Marathon
 
RSVP deadline is Tuesday, June 14 
 
Registration is now closed for this event.
For more information please contact Sherry by email or 330.643.5518.