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10th Annual Torchbearers Recruitment Mixer April 11, 2019 | 5:30 PM-7:30 PM Duck Club at Canal Park, 300 S Main St, Akron, OH 44308 Hosted by Torchbearers, this event is a great opportunity for young professionals in the Summit County area to learn about the Torchbearers organization and how to get more involved in the […]

A Peek into the Park East Project

View video on YouTube There’s one project that is on the minds of all Torchbearers for 2019, and that’s Park East. The project is the culmination of the organization’s spirit towards activating change in the greater Akron area. Throughout the life of the project, Torchbearers members will be working with residents of the Park East […]

Torchbearers Celebrates 16 Years of Igniting Change

View video on YouTube Torchbearers welcomed nearly 300 community members to The Tangier on Thursday, February 21st for a sold-out dinner to celebrate its 16th Annual Anniversary. Torchbearers President Samantha Coldwell offered an update on the organization’s accomplishments over the past sixteen years. She noted the impacts alumni and active members have made through collaborations […]

Torchbearers Welcomes Class of 2019

On January 18th and 19th, Torchbearers hosted their opening retreat to welcome the Class of 2019 and returning members to a new year. This annual two-day retreat acquaints new and returning members to each other, their leaders, and the vision of the organization as a whole. Over the snow touched weekend, they focused on instilling […]

Award Recipients to be honored at 16th Annual Anniversary Celebration

Join Torchbearers for our 16th Annual Anniversary Celebration on Thursday, Feb. 21, 2019 at The Tangier in Akron. The evening will include a seated dinner, state-of-the-organization address and awards presentation, honoring:   Mr. Christopher Richardson CEO of AxessPointe Community Health Centers Torchbearers Class of 2011 Distinguished Alumni Award Recipient   Mr. William H. Considine CEO Emeritus […]

Become a 2019 Torchbearers Sponsor

Dear friends, please consider supporting Torchbearers as we continue our mission of enhancing greater Akron. Each year, our organization focuses on developing upcoming leaders, supporting large community initiatives, and contributing thousands of hours of volunteer service to local nonprofits. Connect with us and showcase your brand to hundreds of Akronites. As a Torchbearers 2019 sponsor, […]

TB2CLE: Torchbearers take a road trip to Cleveland

This past August, a group of Torchbearers drove north to Cleveland to learn about the revitalization efforts taking place in the downtown and surrounding areas. Similar trips have been taken in the past to Detroit, Pittsburgh, Columbus and Cincinnati. #TB2CLE began with a mixer with the Cleveland 20/30 club in the Flats with a Torchbearers […]