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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

Hyre Insurance Annual 2017 Professionals' Luau on July 11

6/13/2017

You are invited to our Annual 2017 Professionals' Luau!  This event is FREE. You will meet other business leaders and professionals during this Luau-themed networking event. The luau has all Hawaiian-themed food including a Pig Roast! Bring plenty of business cards. While you are not required to dress 'Hawaiian', it is encouraged that you find your best Hawaiian shirt! We do provide leis during the event to help you get into the spirt. This year's Luau is sponsored by a few local businesses: 

Food: Totally Cooked Catering; Location: MotorTech Auto Repair; DJ/Entertainment: Melton Entertainment; Pizza: Teresa's Pizza; Dessert: Rita's Ice

Summit County to Hold "Can Do!" Dog Licensing Program at Five ACME Fresh Market Locations on June 24

6/13/2017

Summit County Executive Ilene Shapiro and Summit County Fiscal Officer Kristen Scalise will partner with Acme Fresh Markets to host “Can Do!” – a one-day event to provide amnesty to Summit County dog owners who have not yet purchased their 2017 dog licenses. During the event, dog owners who failed to renew their dog’s license will have their $18 late-fee waived by donating a can of dog food to the Summit County Division of Animal Control.

Dine for Charity at Dewey's Pizza Fairlawn on June 12

6/8/2017

Dine at Dewey's Pizza of Fairlawn at The Summit Mall on Monday, June 12, and up to 20% of your bill will be donated to the Arthritis Foundation. You must bring the promotional flyer with you or show it on your phone to be included. To access the flyer, click here. Thanks for supporting the Arthritis Foundation!

Liberty Mutual Sales Opportunity in Richfield

6/8/2017

We have an opening in our Richfield, Ohio office for a Sales Representative. No prior insurance knowledge is necessary. We cover the cost of all the licensing, training. This is a salaried plus commission position. All benefits start on Day 1. First year average is $70,000 to $80,000.

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.

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