Charity events in Greater Akron

Kimberly S. Denholm Charity Golf Course: Saturday at Brookledge Golf Course, 1621 Bailey Road, Cuyahoga Falls. Arrival at noon, with a departure at 1:30 p.m. $ 125 per player includes 18 holes, cart, drinks on the course, lunch at the turn, dinner, registration gift, door prizes, and more. Skills competitions will be available. The event benefits Summit County’s CASA Gal, Child Guidance and Family Solutions, and the foster children they serve. For more information, visit

Apollo’s Fire Sunday Gala Gala in the Park with Johann: 5 p.m. Sunday at Mapleside Farms, 294 Pearl Road, Brunswick. The annual gala features cocktails, dinner, wine, silent auction, Fund the Need and music by JS Bach and Vivaldi, performed by Apollo’s Fire and Jeannette Sorrell. Tickets cost $ 195 for Friend and $ 295 for Patron. For tickets, go to

Habitat for Humanity One Home in One Golf Outing: July 26 at Gleneagles Golf Club, 2615 Glenwood Drive, Twinsburg. Registration at 8:30 am with rifle start at 9:30 am. $ 150 per golfer includes 18 holes of golf with cart, lunch, two free beer tickets, door prizes, raffle prizes and silent auctions, and prized golf contests. For more information or to register, visit

Apollo’s Fire Akron 25th Anniversary Gala – The Silver Evening: 5 p.m. July 29 at the Gervasi Vineyard Pavilion, 1700 55th St. NE, Canton. Cocktails, dinner with wine, silent auction, Fund the Need and music by Bach, Vivaldi and Friends, performed by Apollo’s Fire and Jeannette Sorrell. $ 150 for the patron and $ 250 for the benefactor. For tickets, go to

“Before! the Arts Golf Classic: July 30 at Youngstown Country Club, 1402 Country Club Drive, Youngstown. The event will begin at 7:30 am and will include a day of golf followed by a cocktail reception, a buffet lunch and the awards ceremony. Benefit for the Stambaugh auditorium and the Youngstown Symphony Society. For more information, visit or

Olive Tree Family Foundation Golf Outing: July 30 at Raintree Golf and Event Center, 4350 Mayfair Road, Green. For the benefit of children who have been displaced due to abuse or unsafe living conditions. Registration begins at 9 a.m. with a shotgun departure at 10 a.m. $ 100 per golfer includes 18 holes of golf with cart, lunch, soft drinks and beer, Hole in One contest, proximity games and end of game barbecue dinner with awards ceremony. Teams can also participate in the Poker Run Contest and the Skins Game. There will be 50/50 raffle tickets and door prizes available during the event. For more information or to register, visit

Rotary Barberton’s annual golf outing: August 6 at Chippewa Golf Course, 12147 Shank Road, Doylestown. Registration begins at 8 a.m. with a departure at 9 a.m. The cost is $ 100 per golfer, of which $ 40 is tax deductible. Registration includes golf and cart, breakfast, soft drinks and beer, lunch on the turn and dinner after the game. There will be course games, a set of skins, 50/50 and a raffle for great golf prizes. Send your registration and checks to the order of Barberton Rotary Foundation, Box 572, Barberton, OH 44203. If you have any questions, call Dennis Liddle at 330-687-7645 or email him at [email protected] .com.

Portage County Big Brothers and Sisters Annual Charity Golf Outing: August 6 at Sugar Bush Golf Club, 11186 State Route 88, Garrettsville. Registration and lunch at noon with a shotgun departure at 1 p.m. $ 95 per person includes 18 holes of golf with cart, lunch, dinner, Handel’s Ice Cream Bar, drinks. There will be hole-in-one contests, skill contests, auctions, raffles and more. All funds raised support our one-on-one mentoring program. For more information or to register, send an email to [email protected]

Cleveland Performing Arts Ministries Path Master Inc. Tetélestai Golf Outing Fundraising: August 8 at Tanglewood Club, 8745 Tanglewood Trail, Chagrin Falls. Check-in begins at noon with a shotgun departure at 1 p.m. The cost is $ 95 per golfer if registered and paid by July 24th. Fees include 18 holes, cart, lunch on the turn, and dinner. If you are registered and paid after July 25, the fee is $ 125 per golfer. For more information, call 440-944-0635. To register, go to

ACCESS Inc.’s 12th Annual Virtual Breakfast: 8:15 a.m. on August 10. Attendees will hear from special guests, including Gina Wilt and Josh Johnson of the Coalition on Homelessness and Housing in Ohio, and Dan Flowers, CEO of the Akron-Canton Regional Food Bank. Breakfast is free, but registration is required, go to

“Spirits of the Civic 2021 – The Great Gatsby Gala” by Akron Civic Theater: August 14 at Akron Civic Theater, 182 S. Main St., Akron. Starting at 5:30 p.m. with a private VIP reception, followed at 6:30 p.m. by an immersive gala experience. Ticket prices are $ 250 for the VIP private reception and immersive gala and $ 150 for the immersive gala only. The outfit is an optional black tie. The ticket includes valet parking, off Bowery St. You must be 21 years old to enter. Tickets are available by calling the Akron Civic Theater at 330-535-3179 or by visiting

Akron Promise Beer Tasting Fundraiser: 7:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. August 19 at the Rialto Theater in Kenmore (with virtual beer sample pickup / live broadcast available). The event will feature light appetizers, live music and a raffle of items donated by local businesses. Rick Armon, author of “Ohio Breweries” and “Fifty Must-Try Craft Beers of Ohio,” will speak. Tickets cost $ 50. For tickets, go to All proceeds will go to the Kenmore-Garfield Stark State Scholarship Fund.

The Annual Magic City Kiwanis Loreto George Memorial Golf Outing: August 27 at Chippewa Golf Course, 12147 Shank Road, Doylestown. Check-in begins at 8:00 a.m. and check-out at 9:00 a.m. The cost is $ 95 per golfer. This is a four-man scramble, golfers 65 and over hit from senior tees. All meals and drinks, golf and use of a cart are included in the admission fee. If you have any questions, call Denny at 330-687-7645. Registration and payment should be sent to Magic City Kiwanis, Box 561, Barberton, Ohio 44203

Summit County Children Services Foster Kids Teddy Bear Race 2021: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. August 29 at Madrick’s Tavern, 10760 Kinsman Road, Newbury Township. Must bring a teddy bear to participate. Register at The rainy date is September 5th.

Heart of the Greater Akron Region Walk: September 11 at Lock 3, 200 S. Main St., Akron. Check-in at 8:00 a.m. with a start time at 9:30 a.m. This year’s theme, Heart Walk Here, invites attendees to walk the event path or create their own path. From parks and boardwalks to hidden trails, participants are invited to Heart Walk anywhere that inspires their heart health. To register, visit

Stow-Munroe Falls Lions Club Supplier PAW FEST Request: The club is accepting dog vendors, animal rescue groups, food vendors and sponsors for the PAW FEST September 19 at Stow’s Bow Wow Beach Dog Park. Interested individuals or groups should contact President Marty Dennis at [email protected]

Columbiana Outlet 2021: 4 to 9 p.m. September 25 at Firestone Farms, 101 TownCenter Ave., Columbiana. Saturday-only event featuring live music, arts and crafts, delicious food and samples from regional vineyards. Tickets include a commemorative glass, tasting booklet and 10 tasting tickets. Tickets cost $ 25 in advance and $ 30 at the door. For tickets, go to

IBH Addiction Recovery 50th Anniversary GalaSeptember 30: 6-9 p.m. at John S. Knight Center, 77 E. Mill St., Akron. Includes appetizers, sit-down dinner, live auction and the presentation of the prestigious Restoring Hope Award. Tickets cost $ 100. Tickets available at For more information, please contact IBH Addiction Recovery at 330-644-4095.

Medina County SPCA’s Putts for Pets Golf Outing: October 2 at Bunker Hill Golf Course, 3060 Pearl Road, Medina. The departure time for this 4-person scramble is 8:00 a.m. Early registration (due no later than 9/25) is $ 95 per golfer and includes 18 holes with cart (proximity and skins), breakfast, dinner, drinks and awards. ($ 105 for late registration). To register a team or become a sponsor, go to

Send information about social and charitable events to The Scene, Akron Beacon Journal, 388 S. Main St., Suite 720, Akron, OH 44311. Or email [email protected] or listings @ thebeaconjournal. com with “The Scene” in the subject line. Event notices should be sent at least two weeks in advance. The merits of all organizations have not been researched by the Beacon Journal, so potential donors should check the worth of a cause before committing to it.

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