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Scene75 Entertainment is Available for Holiday Parties


Scene75 Cleveland's 80,000 square-foot venue features a full-service restaurant, two bars, an indoor electric go-kart track, a two-story laser tag arena, 18 holes of black-light miniature golf, more than 110 video and prize redemption arcade games, six mini-bowling lanes within a boutique lounge, bumper cars, a 4-D theater complete with motion seating and special effects, a bouncing inflatable arena, a laser maze, several private party and banquet rooms for birthday parties and corporate events, a concession stand, and more. Scene75 is known for having the best parties and private events and we look forward to earning that title in Cleveland as well! We are the best place to host your event because we help you to customize your party exactly the way YOU want it! We offer a variety of different packages for each occasion and then you have the option to pick which of our awesome attractions that you want in your party!

2nd Annual Merry Mingle on Nov. 30


A  collaborative social event with AAF-Akron, AMA, NEO, NSME, NEOCC, and PRSA, this second annual holiday charity networking event benefits YEPAW (Youth Excellence Performing Arts Workshop).  $10 cover charge. There will be a cash bar, food stations, themed basket silent auction, and a 50/50 raffle.  6:00 p.m. YEPAW performance; 7:30 p.m. Raffle winners announced.  YEPAW uses the arts to engage middle and high school urban youth in activities that provide positive options for developing their talents, skills, and self-esteem.

Arthur J Gallagher Releases 2017 National Benefits Survey Results


Staying on top of benefits and human resource changes takes endurance. When climbing an ever steeper competitive slope, employers need the latest information on how to negotiate unsteady terrain such as new regulations, demographic shifts, and technology disruptions in revenue and profit models. Gallagher’s 2017 Benefits Strategy & Benchmarking Survey provides data and insights that help steadily guide you along the path to peak performance.

Member Marketplace

The Member MarketPlace is a member-to-member discount program that allows you to promote discounts to members. Connect to exclusive savings on services provided by Greater Akron Chamber Members for Chamber Members here!  To participate in the Member MarketPlace, contact the Chamber at (330) 237-1234.

More Member News & Events

The Hyde Park Lent Specials Every Friday


Fridays in Lent Hyde Park Prime Steakhouse is offering Twin Lobster Tails 9oz. each for $47 every Friday in Lent through April 14th. Fresh Fish and Seafood Items are Available Nightly. Call us for details: 330-670-6303

Summit County Astronomy Club (SCAC) Observatory in Bath


The Observatory Bulding 24' x 16' observatory with a slide-off roof. The Summit Club will be caretaker, not sole operator. Schools and other qualifield groups are welcome to use the observatory. The SCAC wants to have someone using the observatory every clear night. The bulding cost is $16,800

Mature Services 2017 SOAR Awards


The Inaugural 2017 Summit Oscars for Aging Resources (SOAR) Awards provide the Summit County community an opportunity to nominate outstanding individuals, communities, and organizations who deserve public acknowledgment for outstanding service to the aging population. The deadline to nominate is March 24, 2017.

9th Annual Wellness 360 Conference on April 27


The Wellness 360 Conference is a volunteer-led, non-profit organization. Our vision is to help employers create a culture of health for their employees while focusing on gaining control over health care costs and improving productivity in the workplace.  The Wellness 360 Conference is your source for the latest trends, practices and innovations in employee wellness and population health management.
We’ve put together a diverse group of speakers and sessions for this year’s Wellness 360 Conference, Wellness: Redefined, and we’re sure they will give you new insights on the ever-changing worksite wellness program landscape. Our keynote speaker this year is Laura Putnam, MA, author of Workplace Wellness That Works, is CEO and founder of Motion Infusion, and whose work has been covered by MSNBC. The New York Times, US News & World Report, Entrepreneur, and many others.
We look forward to seeing you at the conference at the NEW Center at NEOMED on Thursday, April 27, 2017!

Greater Akron Chamber members receive a $15 discount. Visit http://wellness360conference.com and enter the code AKChamber at checkout.

Brew at the Zoo - 80's Night on June 17


Come enjoy a beer or glass of wine while exploring the zoo after hours! Adults 21 & older only (including DD tickets) Akron Zoo Members: $27 AZM Designated driver: $16 Non-members: $33 Non-member Designated driver: $22 NEW VIP TICKETS: $50 Designated driver: $40

Brew at the Zoo - Christmas in July on July 15


Come enjoy a beer or glass of wine while exploring the zoo after hours! Akron Zoo Members: $27 AZM Designated driver: $16 Non-members: $33 Non-member Designated driver: $22 Limited VIP tickets $50 Designated driver: $40.

Akron Zoo Brew at the Zoo - Halloween Bash on October 7


Come enjoy a beer or glass of wine while exploring the zoo after hours! Akron Zoo Members: $27 AZM Designated driver: $16 Non-members: $33 Non-member Designated driver: $22 Limited VIP tickets $50 Designated driver: $40

Akron Zoo Trunk Show on December 7


Join us for this one-of-a-kind shopping experience. Stop by the booths of local vendors, and shop in our gift shop for all of your holiday needs. Akron Zoo members receive 20% off their gift shop purchases and a raffle ticket for every $10 spent. The Akron Zoo is not open during this event.

Akron Zoo Snack with Santa in December


Mark your calendars for December 2, 3, 9, 10, 16 & 17! This holiday tradition includes animal encounters, visits with Santa and more! Enjoy a variety of snacks, entertainment, crafts to get into the holiday spirit! Admission to Wild Lights is included. Akron Zoo Member – Adult $18, Child $25; Non-member – Adult $24, Child $31. Contact: (330) 375-2550.

Akron Zoo Wild Lights in November and December


Mark your calendars for November 24, 25 @ 26 and December 1, 2, 3, 8, 9 10, 15, 16, 17, 21, 22, 23, 26, 27, 28, 29 & 30! Day-Of Tickets Adults – $15 Children – $10 Parking – $3 Presale admission Adults – $12 Children – $9 Parking – $3 Members Day-Of Tickets Adults – $12 Children – $9 Parking – FREE Presale for Members Adults $9 Children $8 Parking – FREE. Contact: (330) 375-2550.

Akron Zoo Egg Zooprise on April 16


The first 100 people to arrive at the zoo on Easter can pick one colorful egg with a FREE surprise inside. Some eggs will contain an EGGxtra special prize! Sunday, April 16 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

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