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 The University of Akron’s Ray C. Bliss Institute of Applied Politics and the City Club of Cleveland.

LaRose currently represents Ohio’s 27th Senate district, which includes portions of Summit and Stark counties as well as all of Wayne County.

LaRose grew up in Copley Township, where he graduated from Copley High School. LaRose joined the Army, serving in the 101st Airborne Division and later in the U.S. Special Forces (Green Berets). He received a Bronze Star for his service as a sergeant first class in Iraq. Following his service, LaRose graduated from The Ohio State University with a Bachelor of Science in consumer affairs and a business administration minor.

LaRose ran for the Ohio Senate in 2010 and was re-elected in 2014.

LaRose is a board member of the Ohio Historical Society, junior vice commander of the Fairlawn Veterans of Foreign War; and a member of the executive board for the Great Trail Council, Boy Scouts of America.


Speaker: Republican candidate for Ohio Secretary of State Frank LaRose.

Date: Monday, March 19, 2018.

Time: Buffet luncheon starting at 11:45 a.m. Program begins at noon.

Place: The Tangier, 532 W. Market Street, Akron.

Cost: $20 for Akron Press Club Members; $25 Non-Members; $160 for a table of 8.

Reservations requested: Click here for easy online reservations. Or contact Lianne Fowler, Press Club administrator, at 330-552-8860 or Cash or check only accepted day of luncheon.

Reservation deadline: Noon, Friday, March 16, 2018.

Cancellations: Cancellation requests must be received no later than 48 hours before the event. After that time, there will be no refunds and an invoice will be issued for payment.


The Akron Press Club was founded in 1971 to promote a free press and serve local journalists and public relations professionals. The group has a rich heritage of offering newsmakers a forum to discuss issues of the day at Press Club luncheons and speaking events that are open to the public. The club also funds scholarships for journalists and public relations students and sponsors annual fundraising and community outreach events. Visit for membership information.