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Superintendent David James to deliver State of Akron Schools speech Feb. 15

Superintendent David James will discuss the state of Akron Public Schools at the Akron Press Club’s luncheon on Wednesday, Feb. 15. There will be the opportunity for questions following the speech. As superintendent, James is responsible for more than 20,000 … Continue reading

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University of Akron President Matthew Wilson to speak Jan. 18

University of Akron President Matthew Wilson will speak at the Akron Press Club on Wednesday, January 18, 2017. Lunch will be at 11:45 a.m., and the program will follow. There will be the opportunity for questions. Wilson became the university’s … Continue reading

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Panel to discuss the Your Vote Ohio media project Nov. 16

Ohio media collaborated in an unprecedented project during an unprecedented political year to give voters a voice in how the presidential elections were covered. The “Your Vote Ohio” media project will be the subject of a panel discussion at the … Continue reading

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Akron Press Club Book Sale December 10

The annual Akron Press Club book sale will be Saturday, December 10 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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Democratic and Republican Summit County executive candidates will debate October 19

The Democratic and Republican candidates facing off in the November election for Summit County executive will participate in a debate to be presented by the Akron Press Club on Wednesday, October 19, 2016, at the University of Akron’s Quaker Station. … Continue reading

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Author to discuss Ohio’s place in the presidential elections Sept. 14

Kyle Kondik, author of The Bellwether: Why Ohio Picks the President, will speak at the Akron Press Club on Wednesday, Sept. 14, 2016. This event is co-sponsored with The University of Akron’s Ray C. Bliss Institute of Applied Politics. There … Continue reading

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Akron Press Club presents 2016 Eastern League All-Star Game Preview

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 … Continue reading

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Behind the scenes at the Akron Zoo: An Akron Press Club member event

You’re invited to take a walk on the wild side. Join your Akron Press Club colleagues on Wednesday, June 8 at the Akron Zoo for a wild journey. Go behind the scenes of Grizzly Ridge for a peek at where … Continue reading

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Robert Portman to speak at Akron Press Club April 18

U.S. Senator Robert Portman, a Republican who is running for re-election in November, will speak at the Akron Press Club on Monday, April 18. Lunch will begin at a special time of 11:15 a.m. and the program will follow. There … Continue reading

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Russ Pry to deliver State of Summit County speech March 31

Summit County Executive Russ Pry will deliver his annual State of the County Speech at the John S. Knight Center on Thursday, March 31. Doors open at 11:15 a.m. and the program will begin at noon. There will be the … Continue reading

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