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March 31, 2022 | Press Release

Boys & Girls Clubs fundraiser to benefit youth programs in Akron

Tickets are now on sale for Aspire!, a May 21 event benefitting the Summit County branch of Boys & Girls Clubs of Northeast Ohio. It will take place at the St. George Fellowship Centre in Fairlawn.

The annual event starts at 6 p.m. and includes dinner, an open bar, valet parking, an auction, a raffle, a musical performance by Club members, a speech by our local 2022 Youth of the Year, stories from our Clubs and an opportunity to support Club operations in the community.

Tickets are $150 and can be purchased at

Proceeds benefit the kids who belong to BGCNEO’s Clubs in Summit County. Boys & Girls Clubs provide safe, fun places for kids ages 6-18 after school with a focus on academic success, healthy lifestyles and character development.

Items up for grab in the live auction include tickets to the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, an Akron RubberDucks VIP Package with a chance to throw out the first pitch, a Care Bear basket from Cloudco Entertainment and many other offerings from local businesses.

For more information, contact Grace Marras at or 216.306.3843.

BGCNEO was formed by the 2019 merger of Clubs in Akron, Cleveland, Lorain County and Erie County. It now has 40 Clubs in four counties.