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Apply for scholarships

Applications for nine scholarships in journalism and public relations are being accepted for the 2019-20 school year. Five John S. Knight scholarships, each worth $5,000, will be awarded to college students pursuing degrees in journalism or public relations.  One $5,000 … Continue reading

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Norman J. Ornstein to speak at Akron Press Club January 25

Political scientist Norman J. Ornstein of the American Enterprise Institute will deliver a speech entitled “Is the 25th Amendment Enough? Challenges in Presidential Succession” at the Akron Press Club Friday, January 25. There will be the opportunity for questions following … Continue reading

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Akron arts panel discussion at Akron Press Club December 3

Join the Akron Press Club for a panel discussion on the state of Akron’s arts community Monday, December 3, at the Tangier in Akron. There will the opportunity for questions from the audience. The arts have been a vital part … Continue reading

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Akron Press Club Book Sale Nov. 10, 2018

The annual Akron Press Club book sale will be Saturday, Nov. 10 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Summit County Historical Society, Perkins Stone Mansion, 550 Copley Road at South Portage Path, Akron. The sale provides a wonderful … Continue reading

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U.S. Rep. Jim Renacci to speak at Akron Press Club October 9

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 … Continue reading

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Summit County Executive Ilene Shapiro to deliver State of the County Speech August 30

Summit County Executive Ilene Shapiro will deliver the annual State of the County speech at the John S. Knight Center on Thursday, August 30. Doors open at 11:15 a.m. and the program will begin at noon. There will be the opportunity for questions following … Continue reading

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Akron Press Club, John S. Knight scholarships awarded

A total of nine students are receiving scholarships for $5,000 each from the Akron Press Club and the John S. Knight Journalism Fund. Six area college students were selected for scholarships in memory of longtime Akron Beacon Journal editor John … Continue reading

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U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown to speak at Akron Press Club May 11

Sherrod Brown, a Democrat running for re-election in November, will speak at the Akron Press Club Friday, May 11, at the Tangier in Akron. There will be the opportunity for questions from the audience. Doors will open at 11 a.m. … Continue reading

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Kathleen Clyde to speak at Akron Press Club April 9

Democratic candidate for Ohio Secretary of State Kathleen Clyde will speak at the Akron Press Club Monday, April 9, at the Tangier in Akron. There will be the opportunity for questions from the audience. This event is co-sponsored with The … Continue reading

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Frank LaRose to speak at Akron Press Club March 19

The Republican candidate for Ohio Secretary of State, Frank LaRose, will speak at the Akron Press Club Monday, March 19, at the Tangier in Akron. There will be the opportunity for questions from the audience. This event is co-sponsored with … Continue reading

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