South Side Cause for Celebration
Akron Children’s Hospital
NORTH CANTON — Quaker Steak & Lube® will donate a portion of its sales to Akron Children’s Hospital on the last Monday of each month. “Dine to Donate” will kick off July 29 from 4 to 9 p.m. at the Quaker Steak & Lube at 6073 Dressler Road NW. Diners are asked to let their servers know they are there to support Akron Children’s Hospital, and a percentage of the check will be donated to the hospital. The offer is good for dine-in or carryout orders. The kickoff will feature a musical performance by the Scenic Route at 5 p.m. and special appearances from Pozzie, Canton Charge’s mascot and Coop, Quaker Steak and Lube’s mascot. For more information, visit www.thelube.com.
March of Dimes
COVENTRY — The first annual Pav’s Creamery Ice Cream Eating Competition to benefit the March of Dimes will take place Aug. 10 from 1 to 4 p.m. at Nicoletti’s Park Place, 530 Portage Lakes Drive. This event will challenge contestants in three separate age groups — 8 to 12, 13 to 18 and those older than 18 — to eat as many 4-ounce containers of Pav’s ice cream as they can in five minutes. The winner of each contest will win free ice cream for a year at Pav’s Creamery. Tickets for the event are $5 and can be purchased at Pav’s Creamery. Ticket holders will receive entry into the event, as well as access to appetizers provided by Nicoletti’s Park Place and a Sundae Bar provided by Pav’s Creamery. Event organizers say 100 percent of the proceeds generated from the event will go to the March of Dimes. Preregistration is required to participate in the competition. The price per registrant is $20. To register, email Stacey Pinter at email@example.com. Limited spots are available. A Chinese auction with prizes from sponsors such as Gervasi’s Vineyard, Dante Boccuzzi Akron, Crave Restaurant, Hilton Akron/Fairlawn, Acme Fresh Markets, Gasoline Alley, Guiseppe’s Pizza and others also will be featured at the event. For more information and contest rules, visit www.pavscreamery.com or the Facebook page at www.facebook.com/pavscreamery.
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