Stephanie L. Roach joins Cutler Real Estate

Stephanie L. Roach has joined the Green of? ce of Cutler Real Estate, announced Jim Camp, partner and principal broker. She has more than eight years of experience as a fully licensed Realtor. She lives in Hartville with her husband, Mike, and daughter Brittni.

William Lowery II named Young Philanthropist of the Year

United Way of Summit County named Stouffer Realty agent William Lowery II the 2013 Young Philanthropist of the Year. Lowery was recognized for his varied and in-depth service to the community, including the Downtown Akron Partnership’s Emerging Leaders, Leadership Akron Class XXIX, Akron Torchbearers and Northern Ohio Returned Volunteer Association (Peace Corps). He currently serves as chair of United Way’s Young Leaders Society and is an active member of the Campaign Cabinet. 24th annual plant sale

The Twinsburg Garden Club is having its 24th annual perennial plant sale from 9 a.m. until sold out on Saturday, May 11, at the Twinsburg Historical Barn on Route 91, just before the town square. Featured items will be perennials, annuals, gift baskets and a raf? e. For more information and news about upcoming programs, visit

Call for First Night Akron artists

Downtown Akron Partnership (DAP) is seeking regional artists to participate in First Night Akron on Tuesday, Dec. 31. Artist proposals for this family-friendly and alcohol-free event may include music, dance, theater, puppetry, ?lm, visual art/installation art, interactive/participatory activities, strolling entertainers, literary/storytelling/poetry activities, and makeand-take activities and more.

All artists and performers will be paid. The selection process for all applicants will be based on the artistic merit, quality of support materials, technical feasibility of the proposal and the availability of funds.

Interested artists and performers can go to www.? to ? ll out the appropriate application. Proposals can be submitted online or mailed to First Night Akron, Greystone Hall, 103 South High Street, 4th Floor, Akron, OH 44308.

All proposals must be received by Friday, July 26. For more information, visit or call 330-374-7690.

Clean Up Akron Month wraps up today

Keep Akron Beautiful, an af? liate of Keep America Beautiful, wraps up the 32nd annual Clean Up Akron Month today, Super Saturday, with a volunteer appreciation picnic from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Akron Zoological Park. The award ceremony begins at 12:15 p.m, with entertainment by the Firestone High School Jazz Band.

Volunteers have been clearing litter and illegal dumping off of public land in the city of Akron during the entire month of April. Every year more than 2,000 citizens register to clear 100 public sites of other people’s trash. This year many public and private schools cleaned their campuses enlisting 1,178 students during the litter prevention awareness event. National and local corporate sponsors made this free, once yearly cleanup possible with their in-kind donations of supplies and products.

Calling Ohio beekeepers

The Ohio State University Department of Entomology is trying to build its contact list of Ohio beekeepers. The OSU Bee Lab offers workshops, free webinars and other educational resources for beekeepers. To sign up, call 330-263-3725, or go to and click on “Join our mailing list.”