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Greater Akron Chamber Presents The Morning Buzz on July 8

6/24/2016

Greater Akron—The Morning Buzz is a monthly speaker breakfast series, which aims to connect small- and medium-sized businesses by facilitating the exchange of ideas and strategies for business growth and success.  On Friday, July 8, 2016, join us to hear Ken Babby, Owner & CEO of the Akron RubberDucks and Jacksonville Suns, present "Bringing Affordable Family Fun to QuAkron.”

Ken Babby was formally introduced as the new Owner and Chief Executive Officer of the then-named Akron Aeros during a news conference at Canal Park on Tuesday, October 23, 2012. Babby is only the second owner in the history of the Akron franchise.

With an emphasis on improving the fan experience and Canal Park, Babby has invested more than $7 million of private funds into Canal Park. Improvements have included a brand new HD video board, the addition of The Game Grill + Bar, a seasonal, high-end restaurant, a new Family Territory picnic area, the Tiki Terrace and Tiki Bar group areas, and the exclusive, special event space, The Duck Club at Canal Park.

The Morning Buzz will be held at the Hilton Garden Inn Akron, 1307 E. Market St., Akron, Ohio 44305.  Business connections, registration, and breakfast begin at 7:30 a.m., and the program will be held from 8:00 to 9:00 a.m.  The cost is $20 for members, $40 for non-members and includes a breakfast buffet.  To make a reservation, call the Greater Akron Chamber at (330) 376-5550 or register on-line at www.greaterakronchamber.org.  RSVP by noon on Tuesday, July 5, 2016.
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