Category Archives: Events

Proenza, Chema to speak at Oct. 10

The retiring presidents of the University of Akron and Hiram College will talk about the role of public and private institutions of higher education in the 21st Century at the Akron Press Club Thursday, Oct. 10. There will be the … Continue reading

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Nina Turner talks about voting in Ohio

Democratic Secretary of State candidate Nina Turner told the Akron Press Club Sept. 12 that the GOP is working to restrict voting in Ohio. She called such attempts “immoral.” The state senator from Cleveland said she would work to expand … Continue reading

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State Senator and Secretary of State candidate Nina Turner launches 2013-14 Press Club season

State Sen. Nina Turner, D-Cleveland, will discuss Ohio politics and her 2014 run for Ohio Secretary of State at the inaugural public event of the Akron Press Club on Sept. 12 at the University of Akron’s Martin Center. There will … Continue reading

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Meet the new Aeros owner at the ballpark, and enjoy a tour and game as well

The Akron Press Club invites you to meet the new owner of the Akron Aeros, Ken Babby, for a lunch at Canal Park complete with ballpark food. Press Club members also will get one free ticket for the game against … Continue reading

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State of Akron Schools speech Feb. 14

Superintendent David James will discuss the state of Akron Public Schools at the Akron Press Club’s luncheon on Thursday, Feb. 14, at the University of Akron’s Martin Center. There will be the opportunity for questions following the speech. James led … Continue reading

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State of the County address March 27

Summit County Executive Russ Pry will give his annual State of the County address Wednesday, March 27, 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. 22

The Akron Press Club invites you to celebrate the “Year of the Snake” 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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Deputy Mayor Lieberth to speak January 16

David Lieberth will speak at the Akron Press Club’s luncheon on Wednesday, Jan. 16, at the University of Akron’s Martin Center, about “Indiana Jones and the Temple of Local Government.”  There will be the opportunity for questions following the speech. … Continue reading

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Book sale Nov. 3

The Akron Press Club annual book sale will be Saturday, Nov. 3, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Martin University Center, 105 Fir Hill, University of Akron. Free parking is available. Most of the items are priced very reasonably … Continue reading

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Ohio PolitiFact editor will speak Nov. 29

Robert Higgs, PolitiFact Ohio editor and deputy metro editor of the Plain Dealer, will speak Thursday, Nov. 29 at the Akron Press Club at the University of Akron’s Martin Center. There will be the opportunity for questions following the speech. … Continue reading

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