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Ray C. Bliss book authors to speak at Akron Press Club January 24

Dr. John C. Green and William L. Hershey will discuss their book, “Mr. Chairman: The Life And Times Of Ray C. Bliss,” at the Akron Press Club Wednesday, January 24, 2018, at the Tangier in Akron. There will be the … Continue reading

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Akron planning director Jason Segedy to speak at Akron Press Club December

Jason Segedy, Akron’s director of planning and urban development, will speak at the Akron Press Club Monday, December 4, at the Tangier in Akron. There will be the opportunity for questions following the speech. Segedy describes himself as an urban … Continue reading

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Akron Press Club presents WWII historian John McManus November 13

Military historian and award-winning author John C. McManus will discuss the American combat aviation experience during World War II at the Akron Press Club Monday, Nov. 13. In keeping with the military theme, this special event will be held at … Continue reading

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President of Families of Flight 93 to speak at Akron Press Club September 20

Gordon Felt, president of Families of Flight 93 Inc., will speak at the Akron Press Club on Wednesday, Sept. 20, at the Tangier in Akron. The title of his talk will be “40 Individuals, 1 Mission.” There will be the … Continue reading

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Akron Press Club Book Sale October 28

The annual Akron Press Club book sale will be Saturday, October 28 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Akron General Health & Wellness Center, 4125 Medina Road in Bath. The sale provides a wonderful opportunity to buy new … Continue reading

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Ilene Shapiro to deliver State of Summit County speech October 25

Summit County Executive Ilene Shapiro will deliver her State of the County Speech at the John S. Knight Center on Wednesday, October 25. Doors open at 11:15 a.m. and the program will begin at noon. There will be the opportunity … Continue reading

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Join Akron Press Club on May 16 for State of the Indians

Cleveland Indians Senior Vice President of Public Affairs Bob DiBiasio will give a State of the Indians update at the Akron Press Club on Tuesday, May 16, at The Duck Club in downtown Akron. Attendees can come early to watch … Continue reading

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National Press Club President Jeff Ballou to speak March 29

Jeff Ballou, the president of the National Press Club, will speak at the Akron Press Club on Wednesday, March 29. There will be the opportunity for questions following the speech. The event is co-sponsored by Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Inc. … Continue reading

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Press Club names scholarship for Russ Pry, adds two scholarships

The Akron Press Club has named a scholarship to honor the memory of Summit County Executive Russ Pry, who died in office in 2016. Also, two additional scholarships will be awarded by the Press Club through the generosity of Dr. … Continue reading

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Para Jones to speak at Akron Press Club April 19

Stark State College President Dr. Para Jones will speak at the Akron Press Club on Wednesday, April 19. Lunch will begin at 11:45 a.m. and the program will follow. There will be the opportunity for questions. Jones became Stark State … Continue reading

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