Cause for Celebration
Stewart’s Caring Place
TALLMADGE — The NEO Roller Derby will host its last bout of the season and its fourth annual “Save the Ta-Ta’s,” a silent auction benefiting Stewart’s Caring Place, Sept. 8 at 6 p.m. at the Summit County Fairgrounds, 1100 North Ave. The silent auction will consist of casts of the busts of NEO Roller Derby’s skaters and referees that were transformed into art by local artists. Each bust auction will start at $100 and increase by increments of $50. The event has raised more than $9,000 for Stewart’s Caring Place in the past three years. NEO Roller Derby will host the Killamazoo Derby Darlings of Michigan in a double header. Tickets cost $12 in advance and $15 at the door. Children 12 and younger are admitted for free. For details, visit www.neorollerderby.com.
Cleveland Clinic for brain tumor research
WEST AKRON — Ron and Jean Kopp, of West Akron, are collecting donations for the Cleveland Clinic for grade III brain tumor research. The Kopps’ daughter, Meghan (Kopp) Schultz, was diagnosed with a grade III brain tumor in September 2011 while she was 25 weeks pregnant. After the birth of her son, Schultz underwent brain surgery, radiation and chemotherapy. The family’s goal is to raise $40,000, according to Jean Kopp. To make a donation, send a check with “Brain Tumor Institute Research and Education Fund” on the memo line and payable to the Cleveland Clinic to Ron and Jean Kopp, 2444 Lancaster Road, Akron, OH 44313. For details, email Jean Kopp at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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- Widows and Widowers Starting Over Socially - 5/21/2013
- Cuyahoga Falls Strollers - 5/21/2013
- Murder Mystery Evening - 5/21/2013
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