Welcome to The Rotary Club of Akron, Ohio

We meet on
Tuesday at NOON

Doors open at 11:45am

Weekly Club Meeting Location
Exception: February 7, 2023 - see below

Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church

129 South Union Street
Akron, OH 44304
$20.00 per person
includes buffet lunch by Tangier Catering
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Meet Our 2022-23
Club President

Lynda Farkas




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Weekly Speakers
& Our Events

The Club Board of Directors meet the
2nd Tuesday of each month at 11:00 a.m.
Board meetings are open to Club members. 
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The Chili Open is the fund raising arm of The Rotary Club of Akron that takes place annually on the first Saturday in February. 
All proceeds of the event go to the Akron Rotary Camp for Children with Special Needs.

Presented by Wayne Homes


The 2022 Akron Rotary Chili Open Golf Classic

Saturday, February 4, 2023 | 9:00 am - 3:00 pm |Hale Farm and Village

2686 Oak Hill Road • Bath, Ohio 44210


Our Speaker Tuesday, January 31, 2023

Steven J. McGarrity, Esq.

Executive Director, Community Legal Aid

Steven McGarrity has served as the Executive Director of Community Legal Aid since 2017.
Mr. McGarrity has over 25 years of legal experience with Legal Aid. He began with the organization as a staff attorney in Canton, Ohio in 1997, focusing his practice on family law and consumer debt. In his time with Legal Aid, he has held various management positions, including nine years’ as Associate Director, where he oversaw all client services, outreach, and technology.
Mr. McGarrity has presented nationally on innovative approaches to delivering legal services using technology, and on measuring the long-term impact of legal aid in the lives of individuals served. He currently serves on the advisory committee of OhioLegalHelp.org, an online legal resource tool for Ohioans.
Mr. McGarrity serves on the Board of Managers for the Ohio Poverty Law Center and the Akron Summit Community Action Board of Directors and is a member of Class 37 of Leadership Akron.
A California native, Mr. McGarrity received his B.A degree from California State University, Northridge in 1992. He went on to earn a J.D. from Case Western Reserve University School of Law in 1996. In 2015, he was named a Where Health Meets Justice fellow through the National Center for Medical-Legal Partnership.

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We work with groups and organizations of all sizes to accomplish even more.
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Celebrating Over a Century of Service in the Akron Community!

The History of The Rotary Club of Akron
Honoring the Past.  Driving the Future.
April 5, 2014 Centennial Celebration