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Akron Press Club fall speakers

The Akron Press Club luncheon series speaker lineup for September and October includes a political panel, the president and CEO of National Public Radio and the lead anchor for WKYC Channel 3 in Cleveland. Political panel The Press Club begins … Continue reading

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Soap Box Derby president to speak June 7

All-American Soap Box Derby President and Chief Executive Officer Joe Mazur will talk about the gravity race’s 75th anniversary at the Akron Press Club’s luncheon on Thursday, June 7, at the University of Akron’s Martin Center. There will be the … Continue reading

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Terry Bowden luncheon canceled

We regret to announce that the May 10 Press Club luncheon with University of Akron head football coach Terry Bowden has been canceled.

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John S. Knight, Press Club scholarship winners

Six area college students have been selected for scholarships in memory of longtime Akron Beacon Journal editor John S. Knight and public relations professional Ludel Sauvageot. A seventh student has received a scholarship from the Akron Press Club. This year’s … Continue reading

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NPR executive to speak at Roundtable

Eric Nuzum, vice president for programming at National Public Radio, will speak at the Akron Roundtable on Thursday, March 15, 2012, at noon at the Quaker Station on the campus of The University of Akron. Nuzum’s speech topic is “Dare … Continue reading

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Connie Schultz to speak March 17

Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist Connie Schultz will be the keynote speaker at a League of Women Voters of the Akron Area brunch for women in journalism on Saturday, March 17, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Fairlawn Country Club … Continue reading

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Josh Mandel accepts Press Club invitation

A Republican candidate for the U.S. Senate from Ohio has accepted an invitation to address the Akron Press Club. Ohio Treasurer Josh Mandel will be the featured speaker at the Press Club’s luncheon on March 1 at the University of … Continue reading

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State of the County address March 23

Summit County Executive Russ Pry will give his annual state of the County address Friday, March 23, at the John S. Knight Center in downtown Akron. There will be an opportunity for questions following the speech. The Akron Press Club … Continue reading

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Chinese New Year dinner Feb. 10

The Akron Press Club invites you to celebrate the “Year of the Dragon” with a scrumptious, bountiful feast for club members and guests. This Press Club tradition continues at the China Gourmet Restaurant on West Market Street. Join us for … Continue reading

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State of Akron Schools speech Feb. 22

Superintendent David James will discuss the state of Akron Public Schools at the Akron Press Club’s luncheon on Wednesday, Feb. 22, at the University of Akron’s Martin Center. There will be the opportunity for questions following the speech. This will … Continue reading

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