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Charity events — week of Sept. 2

This Week


Cocktails for Paws Benefiting PAWSibilities, Humane Society of Greater Akron — 7-10 p.m. at Ken Stewart’s Lodge, 1911 N. Cleveland-Massillon Road, Bath Township. Celebrity bartenders Bryan Edwards, Sarah Whitford, Nevin Nussbaum, Heather Kinaitis and Patrick Weschler will help raise funds for the animals at PAWSibilities. 5 percent of bar & lounge dining sales and 50 percent of the bartenders’ tips benefit the organization.


Big Brothers & Sisters of Portage County $10,000 Giveaway — Tickets are on sale for Saturday raffle drawing. If all 200 tickets are sold, winner will have a choice of $10,000, a trip to St. Andrews, Scotland, or a trip to the Hawaiian Islands. If all tickets are not sold, a straight 50/50 drawing will be implemented. Tickets are $100. 330-296-6655.

Girls on the Run of Stark County Wine Tasting & Silent Auction — 7 p.m. at Maize Valley Winery, 6193 Edison St. NE, Hartville. $25, includes wine sampling, appetizers, entertainment, and bidding on gift baskets. 330-936-7000 or


Camp Tuscazoar Pig Roast — 3-7 p.m. Saturday and noon to 4 p.m. Sunday in the camp dining hall, 6066 Boy Scout Road NE, Dover. Roast pork, barbecued chicken, green beans, corn, applesauce, baked potatoes, rolls and butter, beverage and homemade desserts. Proceeds go toward maintenance, repair and construction projects at the historic camp, and its new RV park. Advance tickets $10 adults, $4 children; call 330-493-1386 or 330-859-2288. At the door, $15 adults, $5 children.

Golf Outings

The OLGA Rally for the Cure — Saturday at Paradise Lakes Golf Course, 1900 Randolph Road, Suffield. Registration at 7:30 a.m. $75, includes 18 holes plus cart, beverages, picnic lunch and prizes. or 216-469-9287.

Kelly Reeves Memorial Golf Outing — Sept. 13 at Oak Knolls Golf Course, 6700 State Route 43, Kent. Check in at 9 a.m. with a 10 a.m. shotgun start. $125, includes: 18 holes with cart, lunch, dinner, beverages, a gift and prizes. For information, call Cathy at 330-606-2358. For registration form, go to

Burn Victim Charity Golf Outing Benefiting Ariel Clark — Sept. 14 at Sable Creek Golf Course, Hartville. 1:30 p.m. shotgun start. $75. Dinner only $25. Call Nick DeWalt at 330-495-8369 or Hallie DeWalt at 330-309-9002.

Golf Outing to Benefit Michael Cantu — Sept. 17 at Mayfair Country Club, 2229 Raber Road, Green. Registration 7:30 a.m. with a 9 a.m. shotgun start. $75, includes 18 holes, breakfast, lunch, dinner and beverages. To register or make a donation, call Bruce Wurgler at 330-388-3628 or email

Partners With Youth Golf Outing — Sept. 17 at Firestone Country Club, 452 E. Warner Road, Akron. Noon box lunch, 1 p.m. shotgun start, 6 p.m. dinner. $250. For registration, email

Magic City Kiwanis Year End Golf Outing — Sept. 20 at Chippewa Golf Club, 12147 Shank Road, Doylestown. 8 a.m. registration, 9 a.m. shotgun start. $80, includes golf and cart, continental breakfast, lunch, chicken or steak dinner. Call Chris Silva at 330-603-4506.

100 Hole Golf Challenge — Sept. 20 at Windmill Lakes Golf Club, 6544 State Route 14, Ravenna. 6:30 a.m. registration, 7 a.m. shotgun start. $150, includes 100 holes of golf, continental breakfast, lunch, dinner and prizes. Benefits Akron Pregnancy Services. Call Lindsay McMaster at 330-434-2221 or email

Mulligan Masters Golf Outing — Sept. 21 at Deer Pass Golf Course, 5886 Greenwich Road, Seville. 7 a.m. registration followed by a 8 a.m. tee off. $75, includes 18 holes and cart, steak dinner and awards. Benefits Medina County Board of Developmental Disabilities. To register, call Sonia Erhard at 330-410-3486.

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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