The Stark County District Library Foundation Smart Party event: Beatles & Books was held at Brookside Country Club, featuring The Beatles cover band Hard Day’s Night. Mary Calnon and Darlene Violet were the co-chairs for this event.
The Fourth annual Men Who Cook school auction was at St. Michael’s School in Canton. There were more than 300 in attendance. Proceeds from the auction paid for resurfacing the playground and children’s academic and athletic programs.
East Central Ohio Pilots Association held its annual spring awards banquet at Skyland Pines. The speaker for the evening was Doreen Welsh, flight attendant on US Airways 1549 (the Miracle on the Hudson). She sat in the last seat in the aircraft, above the point of impact. She relayed her experience on that day and how her training came into play.
The Massillon Woman’s Club sponsored its annual spring Daffodil Luncheon at the historic Five Oaks Mansion in April. The Daffodil Luncheon also included a style show with fashions by Vita Boutique, door prizes, a 50/50 drawing, a raffle and a delectable lunch. All proceeds benefit the restoration and preservation of Five Oaks Mansion.
The Pathway Caring for Children annual dinner and auction drew a crowd of more than 170 people at Congress Lake Club in March. The auction raised close to $100,000. Those funds will support programs and services for Pathway children and their families.
The Canton Regional Chamber of Commerce held its 103rd Annual Dinner in February. The evening featured Johnson Controls Chairman and CEO Alex Molinaroli, whose vision for the Johnson Controls Hall of Fame Village was shared with 850 guests.