Akron’s Kenmore neighborhood will undergo a two-day transformation Sept. 1 and 2 as it hosts Better Block, a neighborhood engagement effort in which residents will reshape and reactivate their community’s built environment.
Kenmore Neighborhood Alliance will host a kickoff meeting May 25 from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Rialto Theatre at 1000 Kenmore Boulevard. Residents, business and property owners, and other stakeholders are invited to share their ideas for the business district. More information about the kickoff event is available at www.facebook.com/AkronBetterBlock.
Posted in Community, Neighborhoods
Tagged Akron, Better Block, community support, David Hoppe, Jason Roberts, Jason Segedy, Kenmore, Kenmore Neighborhood Alliance, Neighborhoods, urban design
Story By Dorothy Markulis
They are a small band of women, but mighty, striving to give every young girl a royal experience, at no charge to the recipients.
For the 16th year, Altrusa International of Akron is sponsoring its annual Princess Night Project – Free Prom Dress and Accessory Giveaway – March 19 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Family of Faith United Methodist Church, 800 W. Market St., Akron.
There are no need qualifications for the prom dress giveaway and no recommendations from schools or social agencies are needed.
Posted in Charity, Community, Youth
Tagged Akron Public Schools, Altrusa International, community support, Donations, Family of Faith United Methodist Church, Free Prom Dress and Accessory Giveaway, Girls, Princess Night Project, purses, Schools, shawls and jewelry, shoes, Volunteers