Join the Akron Press Club on Tuesday, June 14 for a special event that will start with a behind-the-scenes tour of Canal Park, include a presentation by RubberDucks owner Ken Babby and end with a game between the Akron RubberDucks and the Erie SeaWolves.
The evening begins with a tour of Canal Park. Those wanting to take the 30-minute tour should report to the Game Grill + Bar by 5:30 p.m.
The Duck Club (located above the Game Bar + Grill) will open at 5:30 p.m. A buffet of
hamburgers, hot dogs, veggie burgers, barbeque pulled chicken, macaroni & cheese, potato salad, potato chips, cookies and soda is included with the ticket price.
RubberDucks owner Ken Babby will speak at 6:15 p.m. about the upcoming 2016 Eastern League All-Star Game happening July 13 at the RubberDucks Stadium. This will be the first time the franchise has hosted the All-Star Game since it relocated to Northeast Ohio in 1989.
As is the tradition of the Press Club, there will be the opportunity for questions following Babby’s talk.
The game between the Akron RubberDucks and Erie SeaWolves begins at 7:05 p.m. Attendees of the event can view the game from the upper deck of The Duck Club or from stadium seating.
Event & Registration Details
Program: All Star Game Preview with Ken Babby
Date: Tuesday, June 14, 2016
Time: Tour starts at 5:30 p.m. Ken Babby talk begins at 6:15 p.m. Game starts at 7:05 p.m.
Place: Canal Park: 300 S. Main Street, Akron, OH 44308
Cost: $28 per ticket
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Akron Press Club cancellation policy: Cancellation requests must be received no later than 48 hours before the event. After that time, there will be no refunds and an invoice will be issued for payment.
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The Akron Press Club was founded in 1971 to promote a free press and serve local journalists and public relations professionals. The group has a rich heritage of offering newsmakers a forum to discuss issues of the day at Press Club luncheons and speaking events that are open to the public. The club also funds scholarships for journalists and public relations students and sponsors annual fundraising and community outreach events.
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