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September 2017 - Issue 07
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Thousands of residents across Summit and Medina counties will gather in small groups on Tuesday, Oct. 3, to talk about how we can make our community a better place to live, work and play. Hear why others are participating and make your voice heard by hosting or attending a conversation. Learn more at

Many of the grants approved this quarter will focus on preserving local history, including a $10,000 grant to the Cascade Locks Park Association to protect and promote the industrial, commercial and cultural heritage of Cascade Locks Park. Visitors to the park and its Mustill Store Museum can explore Akron's industrial history through interpretive displays and exhibits depicting the city's canal era. 
Upcoming Event
Bert A. Polsky Humanitarian Award
The 50th Polsky Humanitarian Award will be presented at the Hilton Akron/Fairlawn on Tuesday, Oct. 17, at 6 p.m. Celebrate the Honorable Carla Moore's lifetime of giving by attending or sponsoring the event in her honor. 
Two recent funds established will improve local food culturenewfunds
The Mobile Meals Endowment Fund, a permanently endowed fund, was established with nearly $2 million to ensure current and future residents in need will have access to its food services. In addition, the Countryside Conservancy Fund - In Memory of Darwin Kelsey will raise awareness about food and farming and help create a sustainable food culture. 
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Additional Resources
Akron Community Foundation
345 W. Cedar St.
Akron, OH 44307
Office Hours:
9 a.m. to 5 p.m. 
Monday through Friday
Phone: 330-376-8522
Fax: 330-376-0202
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