Investors group to meet Sept. 6
Tools & Techniques for Investors, a subgroup of the Cleveland AAII Chapter, will meet Sept. 6 from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Cuyahoga Falls Library, 2015 Third St. in Cuyahoga Falls.
Charles Evans, president of the Cleveland AAII Chapter, will speak on Closed End Funds (CEFs) and how to use the website CEFconnect.com to evaluate them.
E-mail Akron AAII Sub-Chapter at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information or with questions.
Going Strong event slated for Sept. 8
Mary Faktor will be the speaker for Going Strong on Sept. 8. Her program is entitled "Inner Voices/Smart Choices."
This motivational program promotes life balance, stress reduction, and relationship communication. The meeting will take place in Wesley Hall at the First United Methodist Church in Cuyahoga Falls, 245 Portage Trail, starting at 1 p.m. Refreshments will be available after the program.
Going Strong is open to all seniors and active retirees in the surrounding communities. Everyone is welcome. It is sponsored by the First United Methodist Church of Cuyahoga Falls. For more information call 330-923-5241 or 330-310-1030.
Falls DAR to meet at library Sept. 10
The Cuyahoga Falls Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution will meet at the Cuyahoga Falls Library Sept. 10. Refreshments will be served at 10 a.m., and the meeting will begin at 10:30 a.m. Member Rita Snook will present the program "America's Colony, Liberia."
Officers of the Cuyahoga Falls Chapter for the 2016-2017 year are Regent, Christina Wagner; Vice Regent, Sandra Dixson; Chaplain, Pamela Tavolier; Secretary, Judy Orsine; Treasurer, Nancy Shehata; Registrar, Kathleen Wagner; Historian, Janice Doulilis; and Librarian, Jacquelyn Stefanka. Members are reminded that dues are to be paid to Nancy Shehata.
Constitution Week is observed from Sept. 17, the date in 1787 that the United States Constitutional Convention signed the Constitution, through Sept. 23. The DAR has been celebrating Constitution Week since 1955. In 1956, President Dwight D. Eisenhower signed Public Law #915 commemorating Constitution Week as Sept.17 -23. DAR members will be ringing bells in the community Sept. 19 at 4 p.m.
Chapter members Janice Doulilis, Sandra Dixson, Kathy Kuzas and Christina Wagner attended the Ohio Society DAR Fall Fun Fair in Columbus July 30. Newly-elected Ohio Society DAR State Officers and Committee Chairmen presented their goals and projects for the next three years. Christina Wagner will be sharing information and ideas from the meeting.
August activities for the chapter included donating over $600 worth of school supplies and WalMart gift cards to Clendenin Elementary School in West Virginia which was devastated by floods in June. Akron resident Reggie Watson, Ohio Society DAR NE District Director, has a family member who teaches at Clendenin Elementary. Reggie and Becky Underhill, OSDAR SW District Director delivered over $10,000 in WalMart gift cards and $4,500 in school supplies collected from DAR members all over the state to the teachers at Clendenin.
On Aug. 20, officers and members had an Open House at Cuyahoga Falls Library for anyone interested in information about DAR and how to join the Cuyahoga Falls Chapter.
Members and guests are encouraged to bring books to sell at the meeting as a chapter fundraiser. Proceeds will support the chapter's 95th Anniversary celebration Oct. 8.
Regent Christina Wagner asks that members bring Acme receipts for the Acme Community Cashback program, Betty Crocker Box Tops and Campbells Labels for Education to send to the DAR schools, food and non-food coupons for those in the military and cancelled stamps to send to veterans' facilities.
For more information about the DAR check out the National Society DAR web site at www.dar.org or the Ohio Society DAR web site at www.ohiodar.org and their extensive links. Call or email Kathleen Wagner at 330-929-5617 or KLWagner@aol.com.
Health screenings offered in Stow, Cuyahoga Falls
Akron General Community Access & Wellness offers regularly scheduled low-cost bone, glucose and cholesterol screenings throughout the community, including the following dates in September:
/ Sept. 6 and 17, 8:30-11 a.m., Stow Health & Wellness Center, 4300 Allen Road, Stow (bone density screening is on Sept. 17); and
/ Sept. 8, 10 a.m.-1 p.m., Klein's, 2015 State Road, Cuyahoga Falls
To measure LDL cholesterol and triglycerides, be sure to fast for at least 12 hours. No appointments required. Free parking is provided. Cholesterol and blood glucose screenings are done by a finger-stick test. The bone density screening is a fast, painless ultrasound.
Costs vary depending upon the combination of tests ordered. Cash, check or credit card accepted at Akron General health and wellness centers. Cash or check only at other community locations. Call 330-665-8248 with questions. A schedule with complete dates, times and locations for the year is available at the front desk of each of the Akron General health and wellness centers or at akrongeneral.org/screenings.
Process Demo, Tour is Sept. 12
There will be a Carbon CLIP Process Demo and Tour Sept. 12 at 5:30 p.m. at The Technology House, 10036 Aurora-Hudson Road in Streetsboro.
The presentation will be by Mark Horner, VP Product Development. CLIP, which stands for Continuous Liquid Interface Production, is a photochemical process using both light and oxygen to build parts. It works by projecting UV images, generated by a digital light projector, through an oxygen-permeable window into a reservoir of UV curable resin. The UV images when projected are solidified as the build platform rises.
The event will be hosted by the Akron section of the Society of Plastics Engineers.
Sign-in and socializing will take place at 5 p.m., a presentation at 5:30 p.m., a tour at 6:15 p.m. and a dinner and Q & A at 7.
Reservations must be in by noon on Sept. 9 and can be made to Dan Crist at email@example.com or 440-227-5424. Contact Crist for information on prices to attend.
Those attending should include the company affiliation of each attendee including dietary restrictions.
The Technology House reserves the right to refuse admission to competitors and their employees.
Zane's Foundation meets Sept. 13
The Zane's Foundation's will host their community meeting Sept. 13 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the Church in Silver Lake, 2951 Kent Road, Silver Lake, Fellowship Hall.
The topic will be "Navigating the Therapy World" with speaker Mary Padula, MA, CCC/SLP, TLP-C/BC-C, neurodevelopment program consultant, author of "Navigating the Therapy World." She is from Person Centered Therapies, Inc. in Stow.
Participants will learn what is meant by the neurodevelopement foundations needed for speech, language, social development and communication for children, and the various external processes outside of traditional speech for this to happen in the most natural and functional way.
Any questions about this workshop, contact us at the foundation office at 330-677-9263 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Child care is unavailable.
Civil War Round
Table banquet is Sept. 14
The Cuyahoga Valley Civil War Round Table Annual Banquet will take place Sept. 14 at Papa Joe's Restaurant on Akron Peninsula Road.
Author and historian Roger Pickenpaugh presents "Captives in Blue: Civil War Prisons of the Confederacy."
Social hour is at 6 p.m., dinner is at 6:30 p.m., and the program will happen at 7:30 p.m.
Those interested in attending should sign up by Sept. 9. Registration and dues should be mailed to Linda Tilgner, 351 Nob Hill Drive, Akron, Ohio 44303.
For more information, call Paul Huff at 330-571-8937.
Business hosts food drive through Sept. 17
Connecting Touch Therapy & Wellness Center, Inc. is hosting a food drive from now through Sept. 17 to benefit OPEN M of Akron and the Community of Believers of Cuyahoga Falls.
As a thank you gift from Connecting Touch, for every five nonperishable food items donated, the donor will receive a free certificate for a paraffin hand treatment.
Connecting Touch is located at 2795 Front St. Suite 'F' in Cuyahoga Falls and food items can be dropped off any time between 9 a.m. and 6 p.m. Monday through Saturday. Call 330-945-9354 for more information.
Falls Lions Club meets fourth
Thursdays of month
The Cuyahoga Falls Lions Club meets for lunch at 12:10 p.m. on the second Thursday of the month at On Tap Restaurant on State Road on the fourth Thursday of the month for a dinner meeting at 6:30 p.m. at Papa Joe's Restaurant in the valley.
Anyone who has a desire to give back to their community, interest in, or questions about the local club, the website can be viewed at www.cuyahogafallslionsclub.org.
All other queries may be directed to Bob Weinhardt, president and "King Lion" at 330-801-3567.
The Cuyahoga Falls Historical Society Museum, at 2083 Cook St., is open every Monday from 9 a.m. to noon, and every Saturday from 10 a.m. to noon, except on major holidays. Visit and support the museum by bringing family, relatives, clubs and groups. The museum now has 10,000 artifacts accessioned and the displays are changing regularly. For special tours call Museum Curator Irene Metz, at 330-920-1650 or 234-817-0132 (cell).
To donate an artifact to the museum, bring it in to the museum or call 234-817-0132. Donations and memorial contributions are always welcome.