Category Archives: Speakers

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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Video of Dave Lieberth’s speech

A video by Akronbuzz.com of Dave Liebreth Akron Press Club speech is available at http://www.akronbuzz.com/2013-01-16-akron-press-club-david-lieberth.php

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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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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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PolitiFact program available on video

If you missed PolitiFact Ohio editor Robert Higgs at the Akron Press Club Nov. 29, you can see the complete program by going here Thanks to AkronBuzz for the video. You can like them on Facebook at www.facebook.com/akronbuzz   The Akron … 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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Political panel video

A video of the Sept. 13 political panel discussion is available. The lively discussion by Peter A. Brown, assistant director of the Quinnipiac University Polling Institute, and longtime political consultants Gerald Austin and Mark Weaver looked a a number of … Continue reading

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