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Anthony J. Alexander to Receive the H. Peter Burg Award at the Greater Akron Chamber’s 2016 Annual Meeting

3/11/2016

Greater Akron—The Greater Akron Chamber has announced that Anthony J. Alexander, former Executive Chairman, President & CEO, FirstEnergy Corp. will be the twelfth recipient of the H. Peter Burg Economic Development Leadership Award.  Alexander will be honored on Wednesday, March 23, 2016, at the Greater Akron Chamber’s 109th Annual Meeting, to be held at the John S. Knight Center.  This award recognizes Alexander as someone who has displayed paramount leadership for the advancement of Greater Akron’s economic and community development

The award was created in memory of H. Peter Burg by the Chamber’s Executive Committee to recognize a leader who promotes economic development in the Greater Akron region.  “Tony’s vision for our community always focused on what would set Akron apart from other communities,” shared Greater Akron Chamber President and CEO Daniel Colantone. “As a community leader, Tony was willing to engage his company’s time, talent, and resources on the highest priorities to make Akron a better place to live and build a business.”

The Greater Akron Chamber will give its members an opportunity to honor Alexander at the Chamber’s Annual Meeting on Wednesday, March 23, 2016.  To register for the Annual Meeting, go online to www.greaterakronchamber.org, e-mail Sarah Vojtek at [email protected] or call (330) 237-1254.  Reservations should be made by Wednesday, March 16, 2016.
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