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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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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.

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.

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