Charity events in the greater Akron area


The Kimberly S. Denholm Charity Golf Scramble: Saturday at Brookledge Golf Course, 1621 Bailey Road, Cuyahoga Falls. Check-in at 12 p.m. starting at 1:30 p.m. USD 125 per player includes 18 holes, cart, drinks on the course, lunch on the turn, dinner, registration gift, door prizes and more. Skill competitions are offered. The event will benefit the CASA Gal of Summit County, Child Guidance and Family Solutions, and the foster children they serve. Further information can be found at

Apollo’s Fire Annual Gala Benefit Sunday in the Park with Johann with: 5:00 p.m. Sunday at Mapleside Farms, 294 Pearl Road, Brunswick. The annual Gala Benefit includes cocktails, dinner, wine, silent auction, Fund the Need and music by JS Bach and Vivaldi performed by Apollo’s Fire and Jeannette Sorrell. Tickets are $ 195 for Friend and $ 295 for Patron. Tickets can be found at

Habitat for mankind A home on a golf trip: July 26th at Gleneagles Golf Club, 2615 Glenwood Drive, Twinsburg. 8:30 a.m. registration with 9:30 a.m. starting shot. USD 150 per golfer includes 18-hole golf course with cart, lunch, two free beer tickets, entrance fees, raffle prizes and silent auction, as well as golf competitions with prizes. Further information or registration can be found at

Apollo’s Fire Akron Series 25th Anniversary Gala – The Silver Soirée: 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 patrons and $ 250 for benefactors. Tickets can be found at

“Foreground! The Arts” Golf Classic: July 30th at Youngstown Country Club, 1402 Country Club Drive, Youngstown. The event starts at 7.30 a.m. and includes a day of golf followed by a cocktail reception, lunch buffet and award ceremony. Benefit for both the Stabaugh Auditorium and the Youngstown Symphony Society. More information is available at or

Olive Tree Family Foundation golf excursion: July 30th at the Raintree Golf and Event Center, 4350 Mayfair Road, Green. To help children displaced due to abuse or unsafe living conditions. Registration begins at 9am with a shotgun launch at 10am. $ 100 per golfer includes 18 holes of golf by cart, lunch, soft drinks and beer, hole-in-one competition, proximity games and end-of-game BBQ dinner with awards. Teams can also take part in the Poker Run Contest and Skins Game. During the event, 50/50 tickets and tickets for the raffle raffle will be available. More information or registration at

The Barberton Rotary annual golf excursion: August 6th at Chippewa Golf Course, 12147 Shank Road, Doylestown. Registration begins at 8 a.m. with a start at 9 a.m. The cost is $ 100 per golfer, of which $ 40 is tax deductible. Registration includes golf and carts, breakfast, soft drinks and beer, lunch on the turn and dinner after the round. There will be course games, fur games, 50/50 and a raffle for great golf prizes. Mail your registration and payable checks to the Barberton Rotary Foundation, Box 572, Barberton, OH 44203. If you have any questions, call Dennis Liddle at 330-687-7645 or email Dennis.Liddle@RaymondJames .com.

Big Brothers & Sisters of Portage County Annual Benefit Golf Excursion: Aug 6 at Sugar Bush Golf Club, 11186 State Route 88, Garrettsville. Registration and lunch at noon with a shotgun start at 1 p.m. $ 95 per person includes 18-hole golf course with cart, lunch, dinner, Handel’s Ice Cream Bar, drinks. There will be hole-in-one competitions, skill competitions, auctions, raffles and more. All funds raised support our one-to-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 Fundraiser: August 8th at Tanglewood Club, 8745 Tanglewood Trail, Chagrin Falls. Check-in begins at noon with a shotgun start at 1:00 p.m. The cost is $ 95 per golfer if registered and paid by July 24th. Fees include 18 holes, riding wagons, turn lunches, and dinner. If you register and pay after July 25, the fee is USD 125 per golfer. For more information, please call 440-944-0635. To sign up, go to

ACCESS Inc.’s 12th Annual Virtual Breakfast: 8.15 a.m. August 10. Attendees will hear from special guests including Gina Wilt and Josh Johnson of the Ohio Coalition for Homelessness and Housing and Dan Flowers, CEO of Akron-Canton Regional Foodbank. Participation in breakfast is free, but registration is required. Visit

“Spirits of the Civic 2021 – The Great Gatsby Gala” at the Akron Civic Theater: August 14th at Akron Civic Theater, 182 S. Main St., Akron. Beginning at 5.30 p.m. with a private VIP reception, followed by an impressive gala experience at 6.30 p.m. Ticket prices are $ 250 for the private VIP reception and immersive gala and $ 150 for the immersive gala only. Clothing is optional. The ticket includes valet parking on Bowery St. You must be 21 years of age to enter. Tickets are available by calling Akron Civic Theater at 330-535-3179 or visiting

Akron Promise beer tasting fundraiser: 7-10 p.m. August 19 at the Rialto Theater in Kenmore (with virtual livestream / collection of beer samples). The event includes light bites, live music and a raffle for items donated by local businesses. Rick Armon, author of Ohio Breweries and Fifty Must-Try Craft Beers of Ohio, will speak. Tickets are $ 50. Tickets can be found at All proceeds go to the Kenmore-Garfield Stark State Scholarship Fund.

The annual Magic City Kiwanis Loreto George Memorial Golf Excursion: August 27th at Chippewa Golf Course, 12147 Shank Road, Doylestown. Check-in begins at 8:00 a.m. with a discount at 9:00 a.m. The cost is $ 95 per golfer. This is a four person scramble, hitting golfers 65 and older from senior tees. All meals and drinks, the game of golf and the use of a cart are included in the entrance fee. If you have any questions, call Denny at 330-687-7645. Registration and payment are at Magic City Kiwanis, Box 561, Barberton, Ohio 44203. to send

Summit County Children Services Foster Kids 2021 Teddy Bear Run: 10:00 am to 1:00 pm August 29th at Madrick’s Tavern, 10760 Kinsman Road, Newbury Township. A teddy bear must be brought to participate. Register at The rain date is September 5th.

Heart migration in the greater Akron area: September 11 at Lock 3, 200 S. Main St., Akron. 8 a.m. check-in with a start time of 9:30 a.m. This year’s theme Heart Walk Here invites the participants to tread the event path or to design their own path. From parks and parkways to hidden trails, participants are invited to Heart Walk in any location that inspires their heart health. To sign up, visit

The Stow-Munroe Falls Lions Club PAW FEST Provider InquiryEST: The club accepts dog-related vendors, animal rescue groups, grocery vendors and sponsors for the PAW FEST on September 19th at Stow’s Bow Wow Beach Dog Park. Interested individuals or groups should contact Chairman Marty Dennis at [email protected].

Columbiana uncorked 2021: 4-9pm September 25th at Firestone Farms, 101 TownCenter Ave., Columbiana. Saturday-only event with live music, judged arts and crafts, delicious food, and tastings from local wineries. The tickets include a souvenir glass, a tasting booklet and 10 tasting tickets. Tickets are $ 25 upfront and $ 30 at the box office. Tickets can be found at

IBH Seeks Recovery 50th Anniversary Gala: 6-9pm September 30th at the John S. Knight Center, 77 E. Mill St., Akron. Includes hors d’oeuvres, a seated dinner, a live auction and the presentation of the prestigious Restoring Hope Award. Tickets are $ 100. Tickets available at For more information, please contact IBH Addiction Recovery at 330-644-4095.

The SPCA Putts for Pets golf excursion in Medina County: October 2nd at Bunker Hill Golf Course, 3060 Pearl Road, Medina. The tee time for this 4-person scramble is set at 8:00 a.m. Early registration (until September 25th) costs USD 95 per golfer and includes 18 holes with cart (proximities & 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 charity events to The Scene, Akron Beacon Journal, 388 S. Main St., Suite 720, Akron, OH 44311. in the subject line. Event notices should be sent at least two weeks in advance. The merits of all organizations have not been reviewed by the Beacon Journal, so potential donors should check the merit of a cause before engaging.