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News and Events by and for Greater Akron Chamber members.

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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].

Akron Safety Town Seeking Volunteers in June

5/11/2018

Volunteers are needed for a variety of positions. Most specifically needed are folks willing and able to help the children engage the activities within the small groups. Volunteers act simultaneously as mentor, chaperone, and teacher to support the adult team leaders/teachers. Volunteers can choose which day/days and how much time they want to serve. The first week is June 18-22, 8:30 a.m. to noon, Forest Hill CLC, 850 Damon St. The second week is June 25-29, 8:30 a.m. to noon, King CLC, 805 Memorial Pkwy. Volunteers can call Fairlawn West United Church of Christ's school secretary, Susan Kolarik at (330) 864-2179 to schedule dates and times.

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

Froggerjobs.com is Hosting Two Job Fairs in June and July

5/23/2018

Attn. Cleveland Employers! Reserve your booth space today! Froggerjobs.com is looking to fill 100 employer booths at both the Great Northern Mall on June 22 and the Great Lakes Mall on July 20 with local employers that are seeking a wide variety of diverse candidates. If your company seeks Engineers/Programmers, Manufacturing/Assembly Workers/ Welders, Day Labor, Nurses/Medical Staff, Secretarial/Office Support, Warehouse/Tow Motor Personnel, or Truck Transport/Truck Drivers, then this Job Fair may be right for you.

AxessPointe Chipotle Fundraiser on Jun. 19

5/22/2018

AAxessPointe is hosting its first fundraiser at Chipotle! Tell the cashier you're supporting AxessPointe so they know to add you to the fundraiser! Telling the cashier is the only way the proceeds will count. 
 

Kent State Names One of the Healthiest Universities in the Nation

5/18/2018

Kent State University’s strategic focus on the health and well-being of students is receiving national recognition. Active Minds, a nonprofit organization dedicated to raising mental health awareness among college students, announced Kent State as a winner of the prestigious 2018 Healthy Campus Award. Active Minds worked with the nation’s leading experts in student and campus health and conducted an extensive assessment to select the winners. Kent State emerged as a leader for its creativity, teamwork, innovation and excellence. The university also stood out for championing student voices, working collaboratively and using data and metrics to guide and consistently improve efforts for students.

Once Upon a Brand: Tell Your Story to Charene Creative

5/18/2018

Since the beginning of mankind, stories have been used to pass down ideas, traditions and knowledge. In business, telling your story is a critical part of building your brand. It helps to shape how people view you and enables them to connect with your company. So how do you craft a brand story that people will embrace and share especially in today's noisy and cluttered marketplace? Understand your audience first. Then craft your story to connect, engage, move them to tears, laughter, to anger, to sympathy, to action. Above all else, be authentic so people believe you and will want to tell others about your business. Whether you need help crafting your story or assistance with a single project for print marketing, web design or social media, we are here to help! Don't stray from the path like Little Red Riding Hood did! Let's get started. Schedule your free 30-minute brand analysis today by calling our office at (330) 524-5001.

MAGNET mspire 2018

5/18/2018

MAGNET Are you a product-focused startup or small manufacturer ready to make your innovative idea a reality? Over $40,000 in prizes including...Cash Awards * Expert Assessments * Free MAGNET Incubation Center Memberships * Subsidized Projects and More! What is mspire? Northeast Ohio's only pitch competition exclusively for product-focused startups and small manufacturers. Why should you Apply? Winners are matched with resources to help them reach their unique goals. The deadline to apply is July 1.

Soap Box Derby Partners with GPD Employees' Foundation to Present Inclusion Day on Aug. 11

5/16/2018

The Soap Box Derby announces its partnership with GPD Employees’ Foundation for the third year in a row for a special event called GPD Employees’ Foundation presents Inclusion Day. Inclusion Day, which will be held Saturday, August 11, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., is an event for youth with all different abilities and their siblings or friends, giving them the opportunity to ride down the 989-foot Derby Downs Track in a dual-operated Soap Box Derby Car. Offered at the event is a place where families can enjoy lunch, entertainment, and other activities that encourage involvement and inclusion.

Soap Box Derby Partners with Cleveland Clinic Akron General to Present Senior Day at Derby Downs on Aug. 30

5/16/2018

Senior Day is an opportunity for active adults to enjoy lunch, entertainment, health information booths, health screenings and one trip down the Derby Downs track in an adult Soap Box Derby car. Senior Day is scheduled for Thursday, Aug. 30, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. with lunch being served from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tickets are $14 each and can be purchased at Akron General Health & Wellness Centers, Akron-area AAA branch offices, at Derby Downs Headquarters office, and online.

Soap Box Derby STEM Summer Camp at Derby Downs in June

5/16/2018

The International Soap Box Derby (ISBD) will be hosting the sixth annual Soap Box Derby STEM Summer Camp at Derby Downs during June 11-15 and June 18-22 from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. This five-day program is designed for youth ages 9-12 and will give them the opportunity to participate in STEM-driven activities (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math). Youth will design, build, and race daily Soap Box Derby Cars down the Derby Downs track. Youth will also construct, test, and compete in a Mini Soap Box Derby race. There will be a variety of other fun, hands-on activities throughout the week as well as Friday’s Soap Box Derby and Mini Soap Box Derby Car races. Family and friends are invited to attend and cheer for their racers during the competition and awards presentations. As well as tour the Soap Box Derby’s Hall of Fame and Museum.

Akron Bar Association Offers "Ask An Attorney"

5/16/2018

Call (330) 253-5038 from 9:00 to 11:00 a.m .on the second and fourth Fridays of every month and receive FREE answers to legal questions from our volunteer attorneys. The Akron Bar Lawyer Referral Service also provides referrals to local, experienced, qualified attorneys.

Strive to Feed Kids Summer Kick-Off Event on May 18

5/11/2018

Schools almost out, come out and celebrate!!!  Looking to enjoy your summer, yet still would like some $$ coming in? Join us. It’s your summer you should be able to enjoy it -- and “work on your time, around your pool schedule!!” Join us at Tony Ks in Berea at 3:30 p.m. to kick off Summer!  Light appetizers will be provided. 

Strive To Feed Kids Helps you Handle Credit Card

5/8/2018

Do you accept Credit Cards? Whether from a mobile device, terminal or website - if you accept credit cards, I can help you decrease your processing fees, guaranteed! Most recently, I helped an accounting firm save over 70% annually! All while helping feed a local child - when someone swipes a debit/credit card!

Ahola Human Capital Management Presents Succession Planning Webinar on May 16

5/4/2018

Intimidated by Succession Planning? Learn three ways to get started in our free webinar! Succession Planning... it's important for all businesses, but it's even more so for family businesses because personal relationships are at stake. Learn how to get started on your Succession Plan from the experts. Register now!

Spectrum Reach is Redefining TV Advertising

5/3/2018

You're invited to attend.  The television advertising landscape is changing, and we want to keep your business ahead of the curve.  That's why we're inviting you to experience what the future holds with our exclusive TV planning tool, AudienceApp, designed to optimize your television schedule like  never before. Attendees will be entered for a chance to win a Hometown Baseball Team Pizza Package, including two dugout suite tickets to a 2018 home game.*  Lunch will be provided.  RSVP by May 7 to Kara Riccardi at [email protected].  

Hale Farm and Village Summer Camps for KIds

4/30/2018

InHale Day Camps for Kids Explore Hale Farm & Village and take an active part in history! Each day-long experience (10am to 4 pm) includes a snack and materials; please provide a sack lunch. Ages 7-12; registration required $50 members/$60 non-members (per camp).

An Evening in the Company of Women on May 10

4/25/2018

Please join us for the 1st Annual Fundraiser benefiting the Ben Curtis Family Foundation
The event will be held inside the warehouse where aircrafts were constructed during WW2 by Rosie the Riveters!  There will be food, drinks, shopping, raffles, and prizes!  You won't want to miss this fantastic evening...in the company of women!  We will be celebrating local women-owned businesses, women who work in nontraditional roles, and young women who represent our future!  The highlight of the evening will be a Summer fashion show featuring styles from local boutiques with local models.  Participating local boutiques:

  • Carnaby Street Style - Kent, Ohio
  • Celia's Boutique - Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio
  • Girl's Outside the Box - Ravenna, Ohio
  • Urban Lace - Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio
Cost is $30 - General seating, 1 drink ticket

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