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July 2015

2015 Glass Half Full Award

July 10, 2015 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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The annual Glass Half Full award was created to recognize Summit County community leaders for their inspiring and optimistic leadership of nonprofit organizations. GAR Foundation is honored to present Grady P. Appleton, president and CEO of East Akron Neighborhood Development Corporation with the 2015 Glass Half Full Award. This award was created to recognize Summit County community leaders for their inspiring and optimistic leadership of nonprofit organizations. As the founding president of EANDC, Grady has dedicated over 33 years of…

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February 2016

Annual Art Show

February 26, 2016
GAR Foundation / Andrew Jackson House, 277 East Mill Street
Akron, OH 44308 United States
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GAR Foundation sponsors and hosts its eighth annual art show featuring works by undergraduate students from Kent State University's School of Art and The University of Akron's Myers School of Art. Event Summary: The artwork of under undergraduate students from Kent State University's School of Art brighten the walls of the historic Andrew Jackson House,home to GAR’s offices from February - November. GAR celebrates the students and their work each year at a reception. About the 2016 exhibition This year's talented…

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September 2016

Akron Every Student Succeeds Act Stakeholder Meeting

September 7, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Quaker Station, 135 South Broadway
Akron, OH 44308 United States
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Join in the conversation and contribute to Ohio’s Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) plan. Engage in a regional meeting to share your thoughts and perspective on the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) and Ohio’s developing state plan. This meeting is an exciting opportunity to gather valuable input from various perspectives from local educators, funders, parents, students and community members. The meeting will include an introduction from state superintendent Paolo DeMaria, a brief overview of ESSA and group discussions around specific…

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October 2016

Annual Educator Conference

October 6, 2016
Hilton Garden Inn Akron, 1307 E. Market Street
Akron, OH 44305 United States
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Thank you for a fantastic event! This year we celebrated the moment you knew you could reshape your craft. Thank you to our speakers and to Summit County educators for making this our most exciting gathering yet. Stay connected by signing up to receive updates and invitations to the next Educator Conference This year's theme was: Reshaping Your Craft. GAR Foundation's Annual Educator Conference brought together over 160 K-12 teachers and administrators from Summit County to provide teachers and schools with innovative…

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June 2017

Strategy Information Session June 27, 2017

June 27 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
GAR Foundation / Andrew Jackson House, 277 East Mill Street
Akron, OH 44308 United States
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Join GAR Foundation for an informational session to learn more and ask questions about our new strategies. We strongly encourage attendance by the nonprofit executive director, a staff member, and board leader to ensure that news of the changes gets to all interested parties in an organization. Registration is required and sessions are for nonprofits only. Register here for the June 27 session.

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Strategy Information Session June 28, 2017

June 28 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
GAR Foundation / Andrew Jackson House, 277 East Mill Street
Akron, OH 44308 United States
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Join GAR Foundation for an informational session to learn more and ask questions about our new strategies. We strongly encourage attendance by the executive director, a staff member, and board leader to ensure that news of the changes gets to all interested parties in an organization. Registration is required. Register here for the June 28 session.

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July 2017

Strategy Information Session July 11, 2017

July 11 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
GAR Foundation / Andrew Jackson House, 277 East Mill Street
Akron, OH 44308 United States
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Join GAR Foundation for an informational session to learn more and ask questions about our new strategies. We strongly encourage attendance by the executive director, a staff member, and board leader to ensure that news of the changes gets to all interested parties in an organization. Registration is required. Register here for the July 11 session.

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Strategy Information Session July 12, 2017

July 12 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
GAR Foundation / Andrew Jackson House, 277 East Mill Street
Akron, OH 44308 United States
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Join GAR Foundation for an informational session to learn more and ask questions about our new strategies. We strongly encourage attendance by the executive director, a staff member, and board leader to ensure that news of the changes gets to all interested parties in an organization. Registration is required. Register here for the July 12 session.

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Strategy Information Session July 13, 2017

July 13 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 pm
GAR Foundation / Andrew Jackson House, 277 East Mill Street
Akron, OH 44308 United States
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Join GAR Foundation for an informational session to learn more and ask questions about our new strategies. We strongly encourage attendance by the executive director, a staff member, and board leader to ensure that news of the changes gets to all interested parties in an organization. Registration is required. Register here for the July 13 session.

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Strategy Information Session July 18, 2017

July 18 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
GAR Foundation / Andrew Jackson House, 277 East Mill Street
Akron, OH 44308 United States
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Join GAR Foundation for an informational session to learn more and ask questions about our new strategies. We strongly encourage attendance by the executive director, a staff member, and board leader to ensure that news of the changes gets to all interested parties in an organization. Registration is required and sessions are for nonprofits only. Register here for the July 18 session.

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