Category Archives: Speakers

Political landscape panel January 26

A panel will discuss the “Lay of the Land: The Political Landscape in 2012” at the Akron Press Club’s luncheon on Thursday, January 26, at the University of Akron’s Martin Center. There will be the opportunity for questions from the … Continue reading

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Press Club officers for 2012

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WKSU News Director M.L. Schultze was elected president of the Akron Press Club at the December board meeting. She succeeds Bruce Winges, who served two years as president. Here are the 2012 Press Club officers: President, M.L. Schultze Past president, … Continue reading

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Senate Bill 5 panel discussion Oct. 20

A panel discussion of Ohio Senate Bill 5 will be held at the Akron Press Club’s luncheon on Thursday, October 20, at the University of Akron’s Martin Center. There will be the opportunity for questions from the audience Ohio lawmakers … Continue reading

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2011 Akron Democratic Mayoral Debate

The three Democratic candidates for Akron mayor – Janice Davis, Don Plusquellic and Michael Williams – will participate in a debate at the Akron Press Club’s luncheon Monday, August 8, 2011, at the University of Akron’s Student Union. This event … Continue reading

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Jay Gershen to speak April 19

Northeastern Ohio Universities Colleges of Medicine and Pharmacy President Dr. Jay Gershen will speak at the Akron Press Club’s luncheon on Tuesday, April 19, at the University of Akron’s Martin Center. There will be the opportunity for questions following the … Continue reading

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State of the county address

Summit County Executive Russ Pry will give his annual state of the County address Friday, Feb. 18 at the John S. Knight Center in downtown Akron. There will be an opportunity for questions following the speech. This annual speech is … Continue reading

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David James to speak Feb. 3

Superintendent David James will discuss the state of Akron schools at the Akron Press Club’s luncheon on Thursday, Feb. 3, at the University of Akron’s Martin Center. There will be the opportunity for questions following the speech. This will be … Continue reading

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Sheldon Ocker to speak Jan. 13

Join us for a chance to talk a little baseball during Akron’s January chill. Akron Beacon Journal sports writer Sheldon Ocker will speak at the Akron Press Club’s luncheon on Thursday, Jan. 13, at the University of Akron’s Martin Center. … Continue reading

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Stan Austin to speak Dec. 17

Cuyahoga Valley National Park Superintendent Stan Austin will speak at the Akron Press Club’s luncheon on Friday, Dec. 17, at the University of Akron’s Martin Center. There will be the opportunity for questions following the speech. Austin, 52, became the … Continue reading

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