Category Archives: Announcements

Candidates accept Akron Press Club invitation for mayoral debate August 19

The three Democratic candidates in the Akron mayoral primary will participate in a debate to be presented by the Akron Press Club on Wednesday, August 19, at the University of Akron’s Quaker Station. The debate is co-sponsored by the League … Continue reading

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Akron Press Club presents mayoral debate August 19

The Akron Press Club will present a debate among the Democratic candidates in the Akron mayoral primary on Wednesday, August 19, at the University of Akron’s Quaker Station. The debate is co-sponsored by the League of Women Voters of the … Continue reading

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Check out our YouTube channel for past Press Club speeches

Press Club luncheon speeches may be found on our YouTube channel at https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCff8Ytz7wvnAQ–BT-oGL-w This archive is offered as a public service by the Press Club for those who may have missed a luncheon speech or those who want to revisit … Continue reading

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Eight area students receive scholarships

Six area college students will receive scholarships in memory of longtime Akron Beacon Journal editor John S. Knight and public relations professional Ludel Sauvageot. The Akron Press Club will award a seventh scholarship and an eighth will be given to … Continue reading

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Akron Press Club presents Akron Marathon panel April 28

A panel from the Akron Marathon Rubber City Race Series will speak at the Akron Press Club on Tuesday, April 28. Lunch will be at 11:45 a.m., and the program will follow. There will be opportunity for questions. This event … Continue reading

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Akron Press Club presents a night with the RubberDucks and owner Ken Babby May 19

Join the Akron Press Club 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 Akron and the New Britain Rock Cats. … Continue reading

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Akron Press Club presents David Graham March 3

Journalist David A. Graham will speak at the Akron Press Club on Tuesday, March 3. Lunch will be at 11:45 a. m., and the program will follow. There will be the opportunity of questions. This event is co-sponsored with the … Continue reading

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Akron Press Club presents Hedrick Smith April 7

Journalist and author Hedrick Smith will speak at the Akron Press Club on Tuesday, April 7. Lunch will be at 11:45 a.m., and the program will follow. There will be opportunity for questions. This event is co-sponsored with the University … Continue reading

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Russ Pry speech March 12

Summit County Executive Russ Pry will deliver his annual State of the County Speech at the John S. Knight Center on Thursday, March 12. Lunch will be at 11:45 a.m., and the program will follow. There will be the opportunity for … Continue reading

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Superintendent David James to deliver State of Akron Schools speech Feb. 24

Superintendent David James will discuss the state of Akron Public Schools at the Akron Press Club’s luncheon on Tuesday, Feb. 24. There will be the opportunity for questions following the speech. As superintendent, James is responsible for about 22,000 students … Continue reading

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