Wednesday, July 28, 2010

Back To School Giveaway for Families in Need

Everything is FREE

Saturday July 31st  from 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Cornerstone Free Methodist Church
578 Killian Rd

Akron, Ohio 44319

School Supplies including backpacks
New socks and underwear
Hair cuts/Dental/Medical

Free lunch
Personal care/Toiletries
Baby items
Teddy bear picnic, inflatables
Social service agencies on hand with information on assistance programs

You must bring your children with you in order to receive backpacks/school supplies.
Call the church at 330-644-3937 for more information.

Monday, July 19, 2010

Free Educational Program on Dementia for Family Caregivers

The Area Agency on Aging 10B, Inc. is partnering with the Alzheimer's Association to offer the following free educational program at various locations in Northeast Ohio in August and September:

"Reaching Older Adults with Dementia:  A look into The 36 Hour Day"

All attendees will receive a free copy of the excellent caregiver resource book, The 36 Hour Day, compliments of the Area Agency on Aging 10B.

The program will be offered on Tuesday, August 5th in Cuyahoga Falls and Ravenna.

First United Methodist Church
245 Portage Trail, Cuyahoga Falls
1:00 p.m.

Robinson Medical Arts Building
6847 N. Chestnut St., Rm 25, Ravenna
6:30 p.m.

For more information and a list of additional locations and dates, click here.

To register, call 1-800-272-3900 or email

Thursday, July 8, 2010

Smart Money Choices 2010 Akron Area Conference

Presented by the Ohio Treasury

Participate in a FREE half or full day personal finance seminar focusing on Budgeting, Credit and Debt Management, Retirement Planning and more!

Date: July 16, 2010

Quaker Square Inn – University of Akron
135 S. Broadway St.
Akron, Ohio 44308

Participants will have an opportunity to attend a morning, afternoon, or full-day session of workshops; and can choose from the following topics: Budgeting, Credit & Debt Management, Consumer Fraud, Estate Planning, Insurance, Investments, Kids & Money, Programs to Help Ohioans, Retirement Planning, and Social Security. To see a full schedule for of classes for the day, click here. For course descriptions, click here.

8:00 am—11:45 am (Registration at 7:30 am)
1:00 pm—4:45 pm (Registration at 12:30 pm)

Conference Registration Opens June 14, 2010

For more information or to register, visit or call 1-800-228-1102.

Space is limited.

Sources: Ohio Treasurer's Office, Community Legal Aid