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Scene75 Entertainment is Available for Holiday Parties

11/15/2017

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

10/31/2017

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

10/4/2017

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.

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More Member News & Events

Are You Smarter Than an Akron 5th or 7th Grader?

2/1/2017

Keep Akron Beautiful awards cash prizes totaling $400 to four middle school students at the 2017 Akron Public Schools SMT Expo. Akron, Ohio (January 31, 2017) – On Saturday, January 28, 2017, three volunteer judges for Keep Akron Beautiful (KAB) attended the 61st Annual Akron Public Schools (APS) Science, Math and Technology (SMT) Expo, with the purpose of choosing top projects that addressed environmental concerns and aligned with Smart Goals from the city’s 2009 Greenprint for Action Sustainability Plan. The event was held at North High School and open to 5th through 12th graders.

CareSource Marketplace Enrollment Fair on January 27

1/24/2017

 
CareSource will host an informational Marketplace Enrollment Fair.  Call Danielle to Reserve Your Space at 216-978-7888.  Breakfast will be served. 

Enroll by January 31, 2017.  Your coverage will be effective March 1, 2017.

415 Group Expands Information Technology Team with Acquisition of Proactive IT Solutions

1/19/2017

415 Group announced today the acquisition of Proactive IT Solutions, a technology firm located in Salem, Ohio. 415 Group is a full-service professional firm providing information technology (IT) solutions, certified public accounting and business consultation services to clients throughout Northeast Ohio. As part of the acquisition, Andrew Gangi, owner of Proactive IT Solutions, has joined 415 Group as an IT Consultant.

Cuyahoga Valley Christian Academy Community Open House on January 20

1/18/2017


You are Invited to come see what Cuyahoga Valley Christian Academy (CVCA) is all about. CVCA is a place that invests in, trains, encourages, and values every individual, and their students graduate prepared to encounter the real world. CVCA is a college preparatory, Christian, middle and high school (grades 7-12) that offers a rigorous curriculum, a multitude of co-curriculars, a strong athletic program, and so much more.  Come see what makes us different. Come see what makes us great. Come see why CVCA is worth the investment for your family. We would love to see you there!

With over $1,300,000 in financial assistance awarded to families in the 2016-2017 school year, a CVCA education is financially feasible.

Western Reserve Hospital Presents Go Red for Women Heal Your Heart Luncheon on February 10

1/12/2017


THIS EVENT IS SOLD OUT!
Join Western Reserve Hospital for their FREE luncheon to learn about heart disease and help raise awareness about the #1 killer of women in the U.S.  Ilene Shapiro, Summit County Executive, will be the Emcee.  Keynote speakers will be:

  • Dr. Michael Bage, Western Reserve Hospital Physicians Cardiology
  • Para Jones, President, Stark State College
Space is limited. Register here or RSVP by February 3 to Kathy Romito at (330) 971-7408 or [email protected].

NSME Akron/Canton Accent on Excellence Event on February 28

1/10/2017


The annual NSME “Accent on Excellence” event in the greater Akron/Canton region recognizes the Executive of the Year, the Outstanding Community Leader of the Year, multiple “Achievements in Excellence” awards recipients and the Collegiate Awards Recipient. These honorees have demonstrated the highest levels of professionalism during their careers in diverse sales and marketing roles.
5 PM Cocktail Hour; 6 PM Dinner

Costco Wholesale Offers Free Shopping Pass February 10-12, 2017

1/10/2017

This pass allows you to shop for one day at the BOSTON HEIGHTS location without having a Costco Membership. Valid 02/10/17-02/12/17. The forms of payment are cash, debit/ATM, or Visa. Please print out this offer and present at the door. This offer is only valid at the Boston Heights location. For questions, contact Avis McCormick at [email protected]

Jackie Renee Salon DYOD: Do Your Own 'Do on January 27

1/6/2017


A premier styling class tailored just for you! Tickets get you a one on one with a trained stylist to answer all your questions about your styling challenges and coach you on in your technique. Spaces are limited, call for tickets (234) 208-8226. Bring your blowdryer, your styling products and any tools you use to style - oh yeah, and come ready to learn how to DYOD!

Move for Martin on January 16

1/5/2017


Join Summa Health and Akron Area YMCA staff as they reflect on their favorite quotes by Dr. King before taking part -- with you -- in a FREE and FUN recreational activity for the whole family. Everyone is welcome. No membership necessary. Come to one or more Y locations, but please let us know so we have the space -- and the necessary amount of refreshments. See the full schedule at http://moveformartin.eventbrite.com

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