Save the Date for the Torchbearers 2020 Anniversary Celebration Dinner

You are invited to celebrate Torchbearers’ 17th Annual Anniversary Celebration on Thursday, Feb. 20, 2020 at The Tangier from 5:00 PM- 7:00 PM! Networking begins at 5:00 PM, followed by a seated dinner at 6:00 PM, state-of-the-organization address, featuring a look at the future of Torchbearers, and awards presentation honoring distinguished members of the Greater Akron Community. This year we will be discussing our vision for the future of Torchbearers as an organization. 2020 will be a year focused on connecting our internal and external community members to help re-imagine our strategic plan for the year’s ahead.

In addition, two proud partners to the Torchbearer community will be recognized for their work. First, the Distinguished Alumni Award will go to Mr. Patrick Bravo, Executive Director of the Summit County Land Bank, Class of 2012. His countless commitment to providing young professionals mentorship and leadership could not go unnoticed. Finally, the Read Family Friend of Young Leaders Award will Mr. Daniel Rice, President & CEO of the Ohio & Erie Canalway Coalition. Over the past year our partnership on the Park East project has been a shining example of what can be accomplished when young professionals work together with their community to accomplish goals.

This public event is open to all members of the Greater Akron community. We look forward to celebrating with you! Tickets cost $35 per person. Full table reservations of eight are available for $200 (a discounted rate of $25 per person). A limited number of ticket sales will be available at the door for $40 per guest. No discounted table sales will be available at the door. Get your tickets here.

Sponsorship Opportunities
Are you or your organization interested in sponsoring Torchbearers’ 17th Annual Anniversary Celebration? Learn more about sponsorship opportunities by contacting Vish Bhatt, Torchbearers’ President, at

Thank you for your support of Torchbearers!