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Shaw JCC partners with SilverSneakers® to offer programs for older adults

Shaw JCC partners with SilverSneakers® to offer expanded healthy living programs for older adults

Starting May 15, older adults can take advantage of SilverSneakers®, the nation’s leading exercise, health, and wellness program, at the Shaw JCC, 750 White Pond Drive in Akron. Indi…

Israel Festival promises fun for the entire family on April 30

On Sunday, April 30, the Akron community is invited to explore everything Israeli at the Israel Festival honoring Yom Ha’Atzmaut, Israel’s 69th Independence Day. The festivities will celebrate Israel’s spirit and triumph through fun games and activities, food and special guest speakers…

Yom Hashoah commemoration to feature Helen Marks, Holocaust child survivor

The Shaw JCC and Jewish Community Board of Akron invite the entire community to remember the Holocaust on Sunday, April 23, at 7 p.m., at the Schultz Campus for Jewish Life. The Yom Hashoah event will feature testimony by Helen Marks, who survived the Holocaust as a child. Marks, who present…

Cleveland Indians Owner Paul Dolan to speak at Shaw JCC Sports Dinner

The Shaw JCC of Akron is pleased to announce that Cleveland Indians owner, chairman and CEO Paul Dolan will be the featured speaker for its 15th annual Sports Dinner on Thursday, June 8 at Canal Park in Akron.

Under Dolan’s ownership, the Cleveland Indians won the 2016 American League p…