Akron Urban League Women of Power Luncheon — 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Akron Urban League President’s Hall, 440 Vernon Odom Blvd., Akron. $35. Call Tara Regan at 234-542-4142 or email email@example.com.
Young Black Professionals Coalition “Strikes for Hunger” — 5-8 p.m. for ages 5-17 at AMF Riviera Lanes, 20 S. Miller Road, Fairlawn. $10, $7 with five canned goods or nonperishable items. Also, 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. for ages 18 or older, $20, $15 with 10 canned goods or nonperishable items. All proceeds benefit FI Community Housing of Summit County. 330-701-8237 or 614-668-2225.
Gennesaret Inc.’s Home Run for the Homeless — 9 a.m. at Gennesaret’s Family Nutritional Center, 419 W. Exchange St., Akron. Olympic track gold medalist Butch Reynolds will do the one-mile run/walk and start the four-mile race. Race-day registration begins at 7 a.m. $20. 330-923-2222 or www.gennesaret.net.
Women’s Board of Akron Children’s Hospital 110th Annual Charity Ball — 6 p.m. Dec. 28 at Goodyear Hall, 1144 E. Market St., Akron. Forty-one young women will participate in the 60th presentation of debutantes. All proceeds will benefit Akron Children’s Hospital. $175, patron $300, Grand Patron $500. Reservation deadline is Dec. 1. 330-543-8424.
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