Jim Renacci, a Republican member of Congress who is running for the U.S. Senate in November, will speak at the Akron Press Club, Tuesday, October 9, at the Tangier in Akron. There will be the opportunity for questions from the audience.
This event is co-sponsored with the University of Akron’s Ray C. Bliss Institute of Applied Politics and The City Club of Cleveland.
Renacci was elected to Congress in 2010 and is serving his fourth term representing the 16th district of Ohio, which includes Wayne County and parts of Medina, Summit, Stark, Portage and Cuyahoga counties. He is a member of the House Ways and Means Committee and the House Budget Committee.
He is a native of western Pennsylvania who moved to Wadsworth in 1983. There he founded a company that owned, operated and managed nursing facilities throughout the region. Renacci also founded a CPA firm in 1989, along with other businesses.
Also in Wadsworth, he was a volunteer firefighter, served on the city’s Planning Commission, Board of Zoning Appeals and was elected city council president twice. In 2004, Renacci was elected mayor of Wadsworth
Renacci holds a bachelor degree in business administration from Indiana University in Pennsylvania and is a Certified Public Accountant. He and his wife, Tina, have raised one daughter and two sons.
Speaker: U.S. Rep. Jim Renacci.
Date: Tuesday, October 9, 2018.
Time: Buffet luncheon starting at 11:45 a.m. Program begins at noon.
Place: The Tangier, 532 W. Market Street, Akron.
Cost: $20 for Akron Press Club Members; $25 Non-Members; $160 for a table of 8.
Reservations requested: Click here for easy online reservations. Or contact Lianne Fowler, Press Club administrator, at 330-552-8860 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Cash or check only accepted day of luncheon.
Reservation deadline: Noon, Friday, Oct. 5, 2018.
Cancellations: 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.
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. Visit www.akronpressclub.org for membership information.