HARTVILLE — The American Cancer Society’s Relay For Life of Lake Township planning committee will meet March 5 at 6 p.m. in Hartville Kitchen’s conference room (entrance on east side). Volunteers are needed to help with the event. For more information, contact Helen at (888) 227-6446, ext. 2208.
DOWNTOWN AKRON — The Akron Press Club will present Summit County Executive Jim McCarthy and his State of the County Address March 7 at the Martin University Center, 105 Fir Hill. The program will begin with a buffet lunch at 11:45 a.m. The cost is $10 for Press Club members and $15 for nonmembers. Reservations are requested. Contact Abe or Nancy Zaidan at (330) 835-4980 or by e-mail at azaidan @neo.rr.com.
DOWNTOWN AKRON — Frances Strickland, First Lady of Ohio, will speak at The University of Akron’s Women in Politics luncheon March 12 at 11:30 a.m. the Martin University Center, 105 Fir Hill. She will discuss her experiences in politics and share ideas on how to empower others to get involved. The cost is $6, and reservations are required by March 5 by calling (330) 972-5182. The luncheon is co-sponsored by the university’s Ray C. Bliss Institute of Applied Politics and Women Studies Coordinating Council in honor of Women’s History Month.