DOWNTOWN AKRON — Akron SCORE will offer a free evening Workshop on Communication and Motivation. Anyone can attend to learn how to effectively communicate and become more productive. The workshop will take place April 10 from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. in the conference room on the 17th floor of the National City Bank Building at the corner of Main and Bowery streets. For details or to register, call (330) 379-3163 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
DOWNTOWN AKRON — The Ohio State Bar Association Continuing Legal Education (CLE) Institute will offer a number of legal seminars in the greater Cleveland/Akron area in April, May and June. For more information, contact OSBA member services at (800) 232-7124. The following seminars will take place at the John S. Knight Center, 77 E. Mill St.:
√ Ohio Elder Law (video), April 18, for 6.0 CLE hours;
√ Juvenile Law, May 2, for 6.0 CLE hours;
√ Titles to Real Estate in Ohio (video), May 23, for 5.75 CLE hours; and
√ Drafting Wills & Trusts (satellite), June 14, for 6.0 CLE hours.
Advance registration is advised; door registrations are limited to available seating space. To register, call (800) 232-7124 or register online at the OSBA CLE Web site at www.ohiobar.org.
GREEN — The Portage Lakes Career Center and Superior Staffing will sponsor the Administrative Professionals’ Luncheon April 25 from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at Raintree Country Club, 4350 Mayfair Road. Speaker Edward Leigh will present “Joy on the Job, Creating a Positive Workplace.” The luncheon meeting also will include a Spring Style Show, presented by Talbots, and door prizes. The cost is $39 per person or $35 for three or more, and registration is required by April 18. To register, call (330) 253-8080 or send a check to Superior Staffing Inc., Attn: Cindy Tesmer, 120 E. Mill St., Suite 420, Akron, OH 44308. DOWNTOWN AKRON — Farmers are wanted to participate in the city of Akron Farmer’s Market. The Farmer’s Market will take place Wednesdays and Fridays from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Cascade Plaza from July 6 to Oct. 31. The registration fee is $10. Call Greg Obringer at (330) 375-2835 for more information or to request an application.
UNIONTOWN — Ramsburg Insurance Agency Inc. has earned the distinction of being named a “Presidential Agency Partner” from Western Reserve Group Insurance Co. The designation award is given to agencies that have attained the highest level of performance with Western Reserve Group through sound business practices, professional advice and superior service, according to company officials.
DOWNTOWN AKRON — The IRS Small Business Seminar will take place May 3 at The University of Akron (UA). Registration begins at 8:30 a.m. and the program runs from 9 a.m. to noon. Topics will include: employee vs. independent contractor status, employee law and electronic resources available through the IRS Web site. The free seminar is co-sponsored by the Internal Revenue Service, UA, the Employers Resource Association, the Small Business Administration and the Small Business Development Centers of Ohio. For more information, call (216) 522-3145.