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News and Events by and for Greater Akron Chamber members.

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TEDxAkron 2018 on Apr. 21

3/15/2018

TEDxAkron was organized in an effort to bring members of the Akron community together to discuss issues that impact the community and bring a positive change to the world beginning in Akron, Ohio.  At the TEDxAkron 2018 event on April 21, TEDTalks video and live speakers will combine to spark deep discussion and connection in a small group. 

Froggerjobs.com Presents April Job & Career Exp on Apr. 20 & 21

2/3/2018

We had Great Plans for our Mega March Job Fair; however, due to an unforeseen maintenance issue with the heating system at the former Macy’s Department Store – Akron Chapel Hill Mall, we have been asked to reschedule our job fair to April 20th & 21st. This is a fantastic opportunity for you to not only meet with potential candidates, but it also provides you with the ability to promote your business. Networking is what this EVENT is all about! This event is being held at the former Macy's Department Store - Akron Chapel Hill Mall - Akron, Ohio from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Over 500 booths are available for exhibiting.

Greater Summit Business Conference & Expo on Apr. 25

1/29/2018

This unique event is free and brings together small businesses, minority business enterprises and corporations from across the state of Ohio in order to promote diversity, cooperation and innovation by connecting business of all sizes and industries with the opportunities needed to build success through business partnerships while contributing to the economic growth of the community at large. For more information, visit www.bpospecialevents.com or call (216) 391-7735.

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

Cascade Capital Corporation's Business Growth Awards Program on October 3

6/8/2017

Cascade Capital Corporation's annual Business Growth Awards Program will be held on Tuesday, October 3, 2017, at the John S. Knight Center. Nomination forms for prospective 2017 Business Growth Award winners are now available on Cascade Capital Corporation's website. Qualifying businesses may nominate themselves as well as business service providers. For more information, please contact Bob Filipiak at (330) 379-3160.

Community foundation, Direction Home partnership addresses rapidly growing aging adult population

6/6/2017

Direction Home Akron Canton Area Agency on Aging & Disabilities will receive a grant of up to $200,000 from the Akron Community Foundation to create a coalition to meeting needs of Summit County's growing senior population. The first step of the project is the coordination of a needs assessment to gauge pressing issues. In addition, several organizations are working together on a shared process to coordinate the intake of Summit County seniors requesting services.

Habitat for Humanity of Summit County's 19th Annual Hudson Firecracker 5K on July 4

6/1/2017

Kickoff Independence Day with a Hudson tradition that's fun for the whole family! Run the 5K or 1Mile Kids Run on July 4 at Hudson Park Estates Pool Pavilion on Blue Heron Drive in Hudson. Proceeds benefit Habitat for Humanity of Summit County. 8:30 AM KIDS RUN: $10 8:45 AM 5K: $20.  Race-day registration & packet pick-up begins at 7 AM. Contact Dave Huber with questions: 415-308-5408, [email protected].

Open Arms Adoptions' July Lottery Fundraiser

6/1/2017

For a $5 donation, supporters will have the chance to win anywhere from $25 to $100 every day in July. The fundraiser will be based on the Ohio Lottery nightly Pick 3 drawing. if your ticket number is picked, you will win the prize for the day.

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!

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