Snapshots

Mercy Harvest Ball

The Mercy Service League held its 2017 Harvest Ball in October at the Canton Memorial Civic Center. Mercy staff president, Ronald Crock, M.D., and Stark County sheriff, George Maier, served as honorary chairs, and Barbara Frustaci and Kathleen Prasnal served as Mercy Service League event co-chairs.

Christkindl Markt

The 46th annual Christkindl Markt fundraiser that benefits the Canton Museum of Art added celebrity programs for the first time this year. In addition to the more than 100 artists exhibiting and selling their handcrafted artwork, complimentary programs by media celebrities Robin Swoboda and Andre Bernier were offered for guests.

Coming Together Gala

Coming Together Stark County held its 19th annual Awards Gala in October at La Pizzaria in Canton. Many local people and organizations were honored with awards. Coming Together Stark County is the only organization in Stark County with a purpose of promoting inclusion, diversity and dignity for all people.

Put Hunger in Park

Meals on Wheels of Stark & Wayne Counties hosted its first food fest fundraiser, “Put Hunger in Park!” The fundraiser was held in September at Hoover Park in North Canton. The agency exceeded its $70,000 fundraising goal and exceeded its public awareness goal with 1,500 to 2,000 people in attendance.