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News and Events by and for Greater Akron Chamber members.

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Current highlights include:

Tenacity Client Retention Webinar on Jun. 14 or 15

6/6/2018

We are offering two one-hour webinars (pick one convenient to you) June 14 at 11:00 a.m. EST or June 15 at 1:00 p.m. EST. We’ll demonstrate the tools and take you through several simulations. Just send an email to Dr. Gary Selden, Director of the Tenacity Center at KSU ([email protected]) or give him a call at (470) 578-3191 in order to register. It might or might not be your finest hour, but it very well could be your most profitable one.

Art After Five at Western Reserve Hospital on Jun. 21

5/24/2018

Join Western Reserve Hospital, in partnership with ArtsNow, Collide: Cuyahoga Falls, the Cuyahoga Falls Chamber of Commerce and the Greater Akron Chamber for an inspired evening of networking at the third-annual Community Art Showcase.  Enjoy complimentary drinks and appetizers while you socialize and network in a creative, relaxed setting. Art will be available for purchase, and Falls boutiques will host pop-up shops.  Live music will be performed.

WAKR Speaker Series with Terry Pluto on Jun. 28

5/11/2018

Hey Sports Fans!  Mark your calendars for Thursday, June 28, as 1590 WAKR invites you to a special benefit luncheon for the Salvation Army.  Our featured guest speaker is Terry Pluto, sportswriter, newspaper columnist and author. The event will include a lunch, an auction, and raffles with a portion of the proceeds donated to the Salvation Army.  Table sponsorships are available.  Contact Dominic Rizzo at [email protected].

KOMJATI Presents "How to Find Your Brand Spanking New ™ Marketing Hook!” Workshop on Jun. 6

5/4/2018

To stand out in today’s cluttered market you must be unforgettable. Descriptions like -- “We care”, “I specialize in...”, “20 years of experience” -- these may have worked in the past, but not today. Join Diana Komjati, Brand Spanking Super Star, in a three-hour, interactive workshop. We will search for the “hook” or angle that can be used in your marketing to differentiate your brand from your many competitors. $97. Registration is limited to 10.

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

Henry B. Ball West Presents Hello, Summer Sale!

6/30/2017

Now through July, Henry B. Ball West is having a SUPER Summer Sale! Save up to 70% on your favorite fine jewelry and gifts! Help us make room for new arrivals by taking advantage of HUGE savings on in-stock merchandise today! Call us at (330) 867-9800 or check us out on social media for more information.

Audio Concepts - Made in Akron/Heard Worldwide 2017

6/28/2017

What does "Made In Akron" sound like? As we near the mid point, 2017 has been to be an exciting year as we create outstanding and innovative productions in Akron that are heard worldwide. Broadcast and digital continue to provide opportunities for us to flex our sound design muscles and expand our international voiceover talent. Currently our productions can be heard on four continents; and for the first time ever, they've been cast and produced with native voices from Poland, The Czech Republic and Turkey. See and hear what we do.

Alzheimer's Association Greater East Ohio Chapter Presents Akron Walk to End Alzheimer's Kick-off Party on July 19

6/26/2017

You're invited to the Akron Walk to End Alzheimer's Kick-off! (Appetizers & cash bar.) Join us to end Alzheimer’s & learn about the Akron Walk on Sunday, October 1 at The University of Akron. Register a team, meet other teams, and have fun while you prepare to lead the way in the fight against Alzheimer’s! Questions/RSVP, contact Stephanie Mueller at [email protected] or (330) 650-0552.
 

Coleman Professional Services is Seeking LISW Therapists for Summit County

6/23/2017

Seeking outpatient therapists to work with individuals with psychiatric disorders to provide counseling services and diagnostic assessments. Must be licensed as a LISW, have excellent skills in diagnostic assessments, have an NPI number, be enrolled as a provider to bill Ohio Medicaid, and 1 year of experience providing therapy to people with severe and persistent mental illness.

hChoices.com to Host Leadership Roundtable on July 12

6/22/2017

LEADERSHIP ROUNDTABLE Hosted by Representative Tavia Galonski - District 35
Learn how medical reform will impact your business and how to secure your piece of the remaining $2 million in OH BWC grant funding to start/support existing employee wellness programs. No company or industry is to large or small to participate. Topics and speakers are:

Medical Reform Impact on Your Business - Paul Gallese - BDO; Building Corporate Engagement in Wellness - Steve Pelton - President of hChoices, LLC; Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation Wellness Grant - Mark Clendenin - NE Regional Business Development Manager

BCS Invites You to a Breakfast & Learn at Gervasi on July 19

6/22/2017

This event is for any company with as few as 10 and as many as 5,000 phone users who is looking to replace their phone system within the next 24 months. If your project is on the horizon and you want to take the steps to learn and understand VoIP at a very high level, gather your team and join us. Whether your current system is nearing end of life, no longer supported or does not integrate with you current business processes, this event is for you!

Hale Farm & Village's "Made in Ohio Festival" Preview Party on September 1

6/20/2017

Join us for The Made in Ohio Festival Preview Party.  The event highlights Ohio food and beverages as well as Hale Farm & Village artisans demonstrating traditional crafts and trades. The preview night offers attendees an experience of strolling the grounds of Hale Farm enjoying Ohio made appetizers and beverages and an opportunity to purchase from over 80 artists prior to the show opening!  Enjoy local beer and wine and appetizers from local food vendors. This is an exclusive opportunity to shop prior to the show opening. Tickets are $50 per person, with a limited number of tickets sold. Don’t miss this opportunity! Purchase advance tickets below or call (330) 666-3711 x 1708.

Hale Farm & Village Hosts "Made In Ohio Arts & Crafts Festival" on September 2 & 3

6/20/2017

This festival will feature over 160 Ohio artisans, local food, entertainment, and all that Hale Farm & Village has to offer. Vendors include jewelry artists, potters, woodworkers, glass artists, soap and lotion makers, quilters, and a variety of unique artisans. Ohio beer and wine tasting will also be available. Celebrate Ohio!

Akron Rubber Ducks and NEOVETS Salute to the Military Fundraiser on June 30

6/20/2017

The Akron Rubber Ducks, NEOVETS, Inc, American Legion Post 19, and Summit County Stand Down are raising money to support area Veterans and their families in different ways. Please consider purchasing a ticket that includes: All-you-can-eat picnic, a ticket to the game, and fireworks on June 30.

Attn: Chamber Members! Check out Froggerjobs.com

6/20/2017

Froggerjobs.com is a new National Jobs Board that launched on June 19. We will be advertising 2,000,000 available positions that need to be filled across the USA. Froggerjobs.com was created by recruiters who have worked in the staffing industry for over 20 + years. Simply put, they just got tired of placing ads, spending big money, having little or no results and decided to come up with something better. Being the best recruiting tool is our goal and we need your input.

Conference for HR Professionals to be Held at Kent State Stark on July 20

6/13/2017

As the business world continues to grow more dynamic and complex, so does the role of the human resource professional.  In response to this challenge, The Corporate University at Kent State University at Stark will hold the 2017 Human Resource Symposium on Thursday, July 20. Designed for HR professionals, attendees will learn about the latest research on emerging trends and best solutions for dealing with tough concerns and tumultuous change.
 
There will be two keynote presentations and four breakout sessions. Keynote sessions include “Ignite Passion to Drive Bottom Line Results” with Mark Roberts, sales training manager for The Timken Company and “The Future of Work” with Amy Shannon, president of Pinnacle Leadership Solutions LLC and Sonya Weiland, founder of Your Partner in HR and president of WeilandWorks Consulting, both of Strongsville.
 
To register contact Mona Zink at (330) 244-3508. Registration fee is $195. Attendees will receive five general HRCI and SHRM credits. 

Pro Football Hall of Fame Father's Day Discount & Sweepstakes on June 18

6/13/2017

Join us at the Pro Football Hall of Fame on Sunday, June 18 to celebrate the Dad in your life! The first 100 Fathers receive free admission (with a paid admission). Mention the discount at the Box Office to receive offer.
 
Submit a photo of you and your dad on Instagram or Twitter and let us know why he is a Hall of Fame Dad. Be sure to tag the Pro Football Hall of Fame (@ProFootballHOF) and use the hashtag #HOFDad to enter. Those who submit photos will have the chance to win a Father's Day Prize Pack consisting of The Ultimate Man Cave Starter Kit, a Hall of Fame Gold Membership and an Insiders Tour for 4 people!
 
Sweepstakes ends on June 18 at 11:59 p.m.

Hale Farm & Village Civil War Reenactment 2017 on August 12 & 13

6/13/2017

Thousands of visitors and reenactors flock to Hale Farm & Village annually for this popular summertime event—the largest annual Civil War reenactment in Ohio. Meet soldiers, cavalry, and civilians. Hear the sounds of battle and smell the gunpowder. Shake hands with President Lincoln or shop for a hoopskirt. Don’t miss the excitement! Hale Farm is open 10:00am-5:00pm $10 adults; $5 youth ages 3-12; youth 2 and under & members free.

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