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Akron Community Foundation Events

Here at Akron Community Foundation, there is always something going on. Check out our calendar to learn about all of our upcoming events, from fundholder education sessions and nonprofit convenings to special events like the Bert A. Polsky Humanitarian Award.

exhALE: Advancing Lived Equality

Where

Akron Civic Theatre Grand Lobby
182 S. Main St.
Akron, OH 44308
https://www.akroncivic.com/

When

08.01.2019

Time

5:00 PM

Overview

Join the Gay Community Endowment Fund as we celebrate the fund's impact in the community and invest in the next generation of LGBTQ+ students and allies.

Nature of Event

Annual Celebration

Administrative Contact

Description

The Gay Community Endowment Fund of Akron Community Foundation invites local residents and community leaders to its annual celebration, “exhALE: Advancing Lived Equality,” on Thursday, Aug. 1, 2019.

This signature event celebrates the Gay Community Endowment Fund’s impact in the community and showcases its most recent grant recipients. Proceeds support the GCEF Scholarship Fund, which awards academic scholarships to LGBTQ+ and allied students in Greater Akron. 

The event will showcase the fund's most recent grant recipients and feature a performance by the North Coast Men’s Chorus Coastliners and a scene from "The Laramie Project" by grant recipient Millennial Theatre Project. In addition, GCEF present Rosemary Reymann with the 2019 Paul Daum Award, which honors individuals who have demonstrated a significant commitment to LGBTQ+ causes and the Greater Akron community at large.

Tickets and sponsorships are now available at www.akroncf.org/GCEFAnnualMeeting. For questions or more information about becoming a sponsor, visit www.akroncf.org/GCEFsponsors or contact Delinda Herman at 330-436-5613 or dherman@akroncf.org.

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Thank you to our event sponsors:

Drs. Mark & Sandy Auburn
Gavin Scott Salon
Audrey & Ed Kancler
Steven P. Schmidt & Richard J. Krochka
Studio City Apartments

Category

Community Event

Event Creator

Delinda
dherman@akroncf.org
330-436-5613

Sponsor

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