AKRON

Kiwanis meeting

AKRON: Anthony Margida, chief executive officer of the Akron Global Business Accelerator, will speak at the Downtown Kiwanis Club’s luncheon meeting at noon Thursday at Portage Country Club, 240 N. Portage Path.

Margida has more than 30 years of experience developing and commercializing new technologies and creating or helping to start new companies.

Tickets are $15 at the door. To make a reservation, contact Katie Rennard at 330-643-5517 or by email at krennard@?uwsummit.org.

Health fair

AKRON: Hiram College nursing students will partner with Cascade Village to provide a health fair from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday.

Cascade Village, Akron’s oldest public housing site, offers 242 mixed-income apartments at 212 E. North St. in North Akron.

The students have spent the last 12 weeks helping the residents as part of their community health clinical rotation.

The health fair in the development’s Community Center will have multiple booths spotlighting subjects such as heart-healthy foods and exercises, nutrition, child wellness and diabetes awareness.

Food, drinks and prizes will be available. The mascots of Hiram College and the newly named Akron RubberDucks Double-A baseball team also will make special appearances.

For details, call 330-253-9494.

Divorce recovery

AKRON: A Divorce Recovery Workshop will begin at The Chapel, 135 Fir Hill, at 7 p.m. April 10.

The seven-week seminar is for anyone dealing with divorce or separation.

For information, call Shirley at 330-315-5449 or register online at http://the-chapel.org/drw.

COPLEY

Candidate forum

COPLEY: The Federated Democratic Women of Summit County will have a forum for candidates in the May 6 primary from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday at St. George’s Fellowship Centre, 3204 Ridgewood Road.

All Summit County Democratic candidates in the primary have been invited. The event is free and open to the public.

After the forum, the group will have its regular luncheon meeting from noon to 1 p.m. Lunch is $14 and requires an RSVP.

RSVP for lunch by calling Ernestine Hayes at 330-864-8280 or Renee Greene at 330-867-4329 or reenie477@yahoo.com. The deadline is today.

FAIRLAWN

Cancer support

FAIRLAWN: The Prostate Cancer Support and Education Group will hold its next meeting 7 p.m. April 9 at Stewart’s Caring Place, 2955 W. Market St., Suite R, Fairlawn.

The meeting is free and open to the public.

SUMMIT COUNTY

Avant-Garde show

COPLEY: The Summit County Spring Avant-Garde show will be held for two days next month at St. George’s Fellowship Centre, 3204 Ridgewood Road.

Vendors are handpicked to ensure a unique lineup of artists and crafters. Nearly 100 participants will showcase handmade items.

A portion of the proceeds will benefit the local nonprofit cancer wellness center, Stewart’s Caring Place.

The show will run 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. April 12 and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. April 13. Admission is $3; children younger than 12 are free.

For more information, visit www.avantgardeshows.com.