Category Archives: Speakers

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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Cuyahoga Valley National Park Superintendent Craig Kenkel to speak at Akron Press Club Jan. 22

Cuyahoga Valley National Park Superintendent Craig Kenkel will speak at the Akron Press Club on Thursday, Jan. 22. Lunch will be at 11:45 a.m., and the program will follow. There will be the opportunity for questions. This event is co-sponsored … Continue reading

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10 years. $100 million. A look at the work of the Fund for our Economic Future

Ten years ago, a group of concerned philanthropic organizations came together for a landmark civic engagement project. Voices and Choices convened meetings throughout Northeast Ohio and brought together thousands of voices from every sector of our regional economy. Conceived as … Continue reading

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Press Club book sale Nov. 15

The Akron Press Club’s annual book sale will be Saturday, Nov. 15 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Quaker Station on the campus of the University of Akron. The sale provides a wonderful opportunity to buy new and gently … Continue reading

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