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News and Events by and for Greater Akron Chamber members.

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21st Annual Red & White on Thursday Night Seeking Volunteers on Jan. 25

1/17/2018

Support the Arthritis Foundation by volunteering at the 21st Annual Red & White on Thursday Night, presented by Cleveland Clinic Akron General. Red & White on Thursday Night is Akron’s premier wine and food event. Nearly 800 attendees will enjoy delicious dishes from Akron’s top chefs, craft beer tastings, a variety of domestic and international wines, silent and live auctions and more! The event is 5:30 – 9:00 p.m. on Thursday, January 25, 2018 at Quaker Station, University of Akron, 135 S Broadway St. Volunteer times vary.

Network After Work! at 91.3 The Summit on Jan. 18

1/8/2018

Network After Work! at 91.3 The Summit. Listen to live music in the Summit's Studio C, tour the studios, and network with fellow Akron business professionals. Enjoy live music from the Vindy's in Studio C and Marc Lee Shannon in the Summit Atrium. Food provided by Totally Cooked Catering, and beverages provided by NORKA Beverage. Both food and drink provided courtesy of Totally Cooked Catering. This is a free event, but you must register to attend. Doors open at 4:30 pm, with program and networking from 5 to 7 pm.

Froggerjobs.com Presents Mega March Job Fair on March 2 & 3

12/15/2017

Largest job fair in Northeast Ohio will be held at the Former Macy's Store at Chapel Hill Mall in Akron, Ohio. Opportunities to register for Friday, Saturday or full event. Attending employers will get 30 days of free job postings from Froggerjobs.com for the month of March.

Skye Forney Scholarship Foundation Presents Beyond Vision Conference on Feb. 10

10/26/2017

Our Beyond Vision Program allocates visual aid equipment to blind and low vision individuals. Raising Public Awareness to the daily achievements of people whom are visually impaired. We work to create a base of support for community groups forming an alliance to provide and dramatically accelerate development in visually impaired awareness. The foundation will be introducing the Beyond Vision Performing Arts Academy.
 
Our Beyond Vision Conference features speaker Pastor Donald N. Mayes, Jr., and guest gospel recording artist, J-West, Texas.
 
Call (234) 738-0797 or e-mail [email protected].

Member Marketplace

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More Member News & Events

Whitehouse Behavioral Health Grand Opening on June 13

5/25/2017

Please join us for our Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting.  Tour our new facility, meet the staff, and learn about our services.  Refreshments and boxed lunches available.  To RSVP or if you have any questions, please contact Deborah Riley, Day Services Administrator, at (330) 495-8838 or [email protected].

Wellspring Massage Therapy & Wellness 3R Party on June 15

5/25/2017

Enjoy an evening of experiences!  Relax, Relive & Rejuvenate!  Learn about services offered at Wellspring & their benefits. Experience two of our services: Paraffin treatment/Massage.  Enjoy wine, cheese and tasty light food fare. Best of all: A chance to win some BIG prizes.  Limited seating.  RSVP by June 13th to [email protected] or text (330) 414-8882.

Two Men and a Truck Hiring Open House on May 25

5/23/2017

Movers Needed - On-The-Spot Job Offers!  At this event, we will be making on-the-spot job offers to qualified candidates!  All interested candidates must apply online to reserve a spot. Candidates will still receive a confirmation call/e-mail with further details. We hope to see you there! Application Link: https://goo.gl/hCmgQs 

Volunteer Opportunities at the Pro Football Hall of Fame

5/16/2017

Pro Football Hall of Fame Primary Contacts Name: Rachel Gutting Primary Contacts Email: [email protected] News/Event Subject:: Volunteer Opportunities at the Pro Football Hall of Fame News/Event Post:: The Pro Football Hall of Fame and Canton Regional Chamber of Commerce are looking for motivated volunteers to assist with Enshrinement Week Powered by Johnson Controls and Enshrinement Festival events from July 23 – August 7. There are 30 committees which assist with 17 major events, including the Balloon Classic, the Hall of Fame Game and the Enshrinement Ceremony.

Hale Farm & Village Network After Work on June 20

5/10/2017

Special VIP Networking & Tour for Greater Akron Chamber members and families.  Free food, drink (cash bar) and tour of the village.  Come network like it's 1867!  Celebrating 150 years of the Western Reserve Historical Society.  The Chamber's event will be in the Main Lobby.

Retirement Planning with Natalie Choate on June 13

5/9/2017

You won’t want to miss this exclusive continuing education opportunity when Natalie Choate visits the Akron area on June 13.  Akron Community Foundation is bringing this nationally known retirement planning expert in to speak on the following topics:
  • 201 Best (and Worst) Planning Ideas for Your Client’s Retirement Benefits
  • IRA Mistakes & How to Fix Them
  • Charitable Giving with Retirement Benefits
Contact Laura Fink at (330) 436-5611 or e-mail [email protected].
 
Continuing education credits have been approved by the Ohio Department of Insurance, Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards Inc., and The Supreme Court of Ohio.  Accountancy credits will be self reporting.

Cost is $75 for individual; Table of 8 - $500 | Individual - $75
 

See a Skype Room System Demo and Catch a Ball Game on May 9

4/26/2017

Are you available on May 9th to join Sikich LLP at The Duck Club?  Communication and collaboration is a priority for many organizations.  Did you know that it’s projected that 72% of work will be remote by 2020 If it’s not something on your radar, it’s time to start thinking about.
 
RSVP at http://bit.ly/2oI2VRz today to:
  • Learn what Skype Room System can provide to your organization.
  • See a live demo of Skype Room System.
  • Understand how to simplify voice management and reduce cost.
  • Have a good reason to leave work early for a fun evening with dinner and cocktails, and even catch a great view of the game!

YMCA Camp Y-Noah will be hosting a FREE FAMILY FUN DAY on May 7

4/26/2017

Come discover how camp builds character and creates confidence. Family Fun Days are a great way to check out camp activities, meet staff and see what camp is all about. Activities include: Pony Rides, Canoeing, Climbing, Archery, Face Painting, Tours.  WONE and WQMX will be joining us with an on-site broadcast!

Skyline Trisource Exhibits Presents Advanced Exhibiting Workshop on May 17 & May 18

4/26/2017

This 90-minute workshop, presented by Mike Thimmesch, will share research on major trends in eight key areas and how exhibitors are using this information to improve their trade show programs.  For over 25 years, Mike Thimmesch has created and implemented innovative marekting, lead generation, and exhibiting strategies.  Learn from an expert and your peers to dsicover how they aproach the same exhibiting questions and problems you face.  The workshop and lunch are both prvided at no cost to you.  To register, contact [email protected].

Shows at Playhouse Square

4/26/2017

Get discounted tickets to shows, concerts, comedians, and much more at Playhouse Square. Visit www.playhousesquare.org/ceo and use promo code FUNTIX.

AAF Akron Presents “Leading With Passion” on May 24

4/21/2017

American Advertising Federation – AAF Akron invites you to “Leading With Passion” presented by Jodi Leigh Berg, PhD. President of Vitamix, on May 24, 2017, at The Tangier over lunch.  Learn how Vitamix strives to ignite the personal passion of every customer and employee, how unlocking that passion is reflected in the company’s newly refreshed brand, and how passion allows Vitamix to differentiate itself in an increasingly crowded high-performance blending market. Greater Akron Chamber members get 30% ticket discount when using the code "GAC-VITAMIX".

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