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Kim’s College of Martial Arts to Host 40th Annual Peacemakers Charity Exhibition on Nov. 9

11/1/2019

This year, the exhibition features a board-breaking “Break-a-thon,” which will support Life Is Good No Matter What™ (LIGNMW), a charity serving cancer patients throughout Northeast Ohio. Over the past eight years, this event has raised nearly $100,000 for Northeast Ohio and Medina charities. Open to the public, this event will also include raffle prizes and a bake sale. Business sponsorships and charitable donations are still being accepted.  Contact Nichole Grambo at [email protected] with any questions.

 

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Event: 23rd Annual Mardi Gras Gala

2/23/2015


The Victim Assistance Program's Mardi Gras Gala will take place at the Tangier on March 7, 2015, from 5:30 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. Tickets are $95 per person and include open bar, hors d'oeuvres, a sit down dinner, silent and live auctions, and live entertainment by Get On Up!

To purchase tickets, check out our website at http://www.victimassistanceprogram.org/events/mardi-gras-gala.aspx. To donate an auction item or get information about sponsorship opportunities, call (330) 376-0040.

Event: Annual Monte Carlo Night Fundraiser

2/20/2015


Catholic Charities Monte Carlo Night Fundraiser to benefit Community Hot Meals, Food Pantry and Emergency Assistance programs will take place on Saturday, March 14th from 6 to 11 p.m. at St. George Family Center in Fairlawn. Tickets are $85 per person and include open bar, heavy hors d'oeuvres, Vegas style games, mini reverse raffle, live entertainment, silent and oral auctions. To purchase tickets, donate an auction item or find out about corporate sponsorships, call (330) 762-2961.

Certified Nerds Named Business of the Month by City of Munroe Falls

2/18/2015


Greater AkronCertified Nerds has been selected as the Business of the Month by the City of Munroe Falls. Mayor Frank Larson presented Certified Nerds with a certificate and plaque at the Town Council meeting held on Tuesday, February 17, 2015, at City Hall in Munroe Falls.

Event: BCG Systems, Inc. to Host Educational Event Focused on Microsoft Dynamics GP 2015

2/16/2015


BCG Systems, Inc., an award-winning, total IT solutions provider headquartered in Akron, Ohio, today announced the addition of a new webinar to their 2015 educational event schedule. The webinar is focused on providing an informative look at Microsoft’s newest ERP solution, Dynamics GP 2015, and how the intuitive business management software is benefiting businesses. The company will host the webinar, titled “What’s New in GP 2015”, on Thursday, February 26, 2015 at 2:00 p.m. EST.

Event: OPEN M Announces 1st Annual Walk & 5K Run On the Ohio Erie Canal Towpath

2/13/2015


OPEN M, an Akron-based, inner-city, faith based mission; will hold its first annual Walk & 5K Run fundraiser on Saturday, April 25th on the Ohio Erie Canal Towpath behind the Spaghetti Warehouse restaurant located at 510 S. Main Street, Akron, 44311. About 300 walkers and runners will convene at the starting point behind Spaghetti Warehouse ending at the OPEN M Neighborhood Center located at 941 Princeton St., Akron, 44311.  The goal is to raise $25,000 to support the overall OPEN M mission.  Registration begins at 7:45 a.m. with the walkers starting promptly at 9:00 a.m. and runners beginning at 9:15 a.m.

Event: DSMA Ceremony

2/11/2015


The Akron/Canton Affiliate of Sales & Marketing Executives International requests the honor of your presence. We will celebrate Executive of The Year, Joe Kanfer, and honor Outstanding Community Leader Coleman Professional Services. We will also honor 27 DSMA® recipients and the Jim Butler Collegiate Award winner. The DSMA® is the most prestigious annual award event for the Sales and Marketing profession. HURRY and RSVP by February 20th!  To register, contact Sharon Reed, Ex. Dir. at  330-495-8111.

Event: NTMA Akron Chapter Meeting

2/11/2015


Make sure to attend the next (NTMA) National Tooling & Machining Association Akron Chapter meeting. Tuesday Feb. 17th Akron - Fairlawn Hilton, 3180 W. Market St. 5:30 PM. Please reserve your seat now to [email protected].

BCG Systems, Inc. Completes Acquisition of Windward Data LLC

2/2/2015

 
Akron, OH – BCG Systems, Inc., an award-winning, total IT solutions provider  headquartered in Akron, Ohio, announced the completed acquisition of Windward Data LLC., a Microsoft partner and managed service provider (MSP) located in Alpharetta, Georgia. The strategic decision was part of a growth plan to expand their Atlanta office as well as their Microsoft Office 365 practice, a core solution and area of expertise of BCG Systems, Inc.

Event: Hilton Garden Inn (HGI) Grand Re-Opening

1/29/2015


Hilton Garden Inn Akron-Canton Airport will open its doors on February 12, 2015, sporting a new look. A renovation to all 121 guestrooms, 3,000 square feet of meeting space, public area, restaurant and lobby including furnishings, carpet, tile, wall covering, lighting and window treatments will be complete. HGI offers 24 hour airport shuttle service, Garden Grill restaurant and Bar, room service, RealTime Flight Tracker and indoor pool. You can count on us to be your home away from home.

Event: Akron General Presents 18th Annual Red & White Event

1/22/2015


Join us for the 18th annual Red & White On Thursday Night (January 29, 2015) event – presented by Akron General – Akron’s signature social and culinary evening!  Enjoy delicious signature samplings from the area’s finest restaurants and tastings from international wineries.  Along with the chef-inspired food, highlights of the event include the VIP Lounge, silent and live auctions, raffles and more!  Event proceeds benefit the Arthritis Foundation, Great Lakes Region, Northeastern Ohio.  Click here for more information.

Certified Nerds Named 2015 NEO Success Winner

1/20/2015


Akron, OH - Certified Nerds announced today that they have been named as a 2015 NEO Success Award winner.  This is Certified Nerds’ second, consecutive win.  Click here for more information.

Akron Racers Announce 2015 Five-Team NPF Schedule

1/16/2015


Akron, OH - The Akron Racers kick off their 14th season of play with a two-game set on the road beginning May 30, in Washington, PA, home of the Rebellion. The 48-game Racers schedule sends Akron on the road for their second series against Chicago, June 4-6.

Dustin Miller Joins BCG Systems, Inc. as Manager of Network Solutions

1/16/2015


Akron, OH – January 12, 2015 – BCG Systems, Inc., a total solutions technology provider headquartered in Akron, Ohio, is pleased to announce the addition of Dustin Miller to the Network Solutions team.  Dustin will serve as a Manager for the firm, bringing with him sixteen years of IT experience.

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