Category Archives: Speakers

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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Keith Faber to speak at Akron Press Club February 20

The Republican candidate for Ohio Auditor of State, Keith Faber, will speak at the Akron Press Club Tuesday, February 20, 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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Zack Space to speak at Akron Press Club March 6

Democratic candidate for Ohio Auditor of State Zack Space will speak at the Akron Press Club Tuesday, March 6, 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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Superintendent David James to deliver State of Akron Schools speech Feb. 13

Superintendent David James will discuss the state of Akron Public Schools at the Akron Press Club’s luncheon on Tuesday, Feb. 13. 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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Civic Commons discussion at Richard Howe House January 17

Join the Akron Press Club for a discussion on the Reimagining Civic Commons initiative with Dan Rice, president and CEO of the Ohio and Erie Canalway Coalition, and Kyle Kutuchief, Akron program director of the James S. and John L. … Continue reading

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Ray C. Bliss book authors to speak at Akron Press Club January 24

Dr. John C. Green and William L. Hershey will discuss their book, “Mr. Chairman: The Life And Times Of Ray C. Bliss,” at the Akron Press Club Wednesday, January 24, 2018, at the Tangier in Akron. There will be the … Continue reading

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