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Charity events — week of Nov. 4

This Week


Akron Urban League Women of Power Luncheon — 11:30 a.m. at the President’s Hall, 440 Vernon Odom Blvd., Akron. $50. Call Gail Warren at 234-542-4136, email or go to


Rahab Ministries Scarlet Cord Benefit Concert — 5:30 p.m. at Christ Community Chapel, 750 W. Streetsboro St., Hudson. Performance by the Christ Community Chapel Worship Team with Jim Bossler and Tampa Murphy, live and silent auctions, appetizers, dessert buffet, testimonials and worship. Rahab rescues and restores women who are trafficked into prostitution. $30 in advance, $50 at the door. For tickets, call 330-819-3326 or go to by Tuesday.

Tackling Hunger — 6 p.m. at Krassas Event Center, 251 25th St. NW, Canton. Fundraiser for Meals on Wheels of Stark and Wayne Counties. 330-832-7220.

A Kid Again Miracles and Magic Benefit — 6:30 p.m. at Maggiano’s Restaurant, 26300 Cedar Road, Beachwood. Hosted by Hollie Strano of WKYC Channel 3, magic by David Anthony. Appetizers, Italian meal, silent auction. $75 in advance, $100 VIP. Proceeds will help seriously ill children “feel like a kid again.” Email Christine Bucknell at or go to


Copley Police Association Run for Veterans — Registration at 7:30 a.m. at Copley Community Park, 3232 Copley Road. 1-mile run/walk at 8:30 a.m. 5K at 9 a.m. $25 for one race, $30 for both, $50 for 1-mile for a family of four.

Akron General Women’s Board Annual Gala — 6 p.m. at the Hilton Akron/Fairlawn, 3180 W. Market St., Akron. Dinner, auction, cocktail reception, entertainment. Proceeds benefit the McDowell Cancer Center and the Tony Gorant Community Leadership Institute. 330-344-6541 or email Lisa Russell at

United Way of Summit County’s Dorothy O. Jackson Society’s “The Power of Giving” Dinner — 6 p.m. at President’s Hall at the Akron Urban League, 440 Vernon Odom Blvd. Jim Crutchfield, former president and publisher of the Akron Beacon Journal and founder of the Dorothy O. Jackson Society, is speaker and honoree. $25. For information, call Margaret Palisin at 330-643-5514 or email

Cuyahoga Valley Art Center Annual Benefit Dinner and Auction — 6:30-9 p.m. at the Cuyahoga Falls Sheraton Suites, 1989 Front St. Proceeds benefit the Cuyahoga Valley Art Center. $50. For dinner reservations and menu selection, call 330-928-8092.

Send information about social and charity events to The Scene, c/o Lynne Sherwin, Features Department, Akron Beacon Journal, P.O. Box 640, Akron, OH 44309. Or e-mail with ‘‘The Scene’’ in the subject line. Event notices should be sent at least two weeks in advance. Merits of all organizations have not been investigated by the Beacon Journal, so potential donors should verify the worthiness of a cause before committing.


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