Welcome to The Rotary Club of Akron, Ohio

We meet on
Tuesday at NOON

Doors open at 11:45am

Weekly Club Meeting Location


Regular Tuesday meetings are held at
Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church
129 South Union Street
Akron, OH 44304
$20.00 per person
includes buffet lunch by Tangier Catering
Virtual Option for regular weekly Noon meetings
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Meeting ID: 989 441 809
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Meet Our 2022-23
Club President

Lynda Farkas




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The Club Board of Directors meet the
2nd Tuesday of each month at 10:45 a.m.
Board meetings are open to Club members. 
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Upcoming Speakers

John Fiume, Director and CEO
Jun 06, 2023 12:00 PM
Johns S. Knight and Akron Art Museum
Johns S. Knight and Akron Art Museum
Jon Fiume has been serving Akron’s arts and culture scene for over 20 years. His past contributions have included serving on the boards of the Akron Art Museum, Weathervane Playhouse, ArtsNow, and Stan Hywet Hall and Gardens. He is currently a Public Arts Commissioner for the City of Akron, board member Leadership Akron, member of the Diversity and Inclusion committee for ArtsNow, and a member of the Arts Advancement Council for the University of Akron. As of February 2022, Jon is serving as the John S. Knight Director & CEO of the Akron Art Museum.
Jon graduated from John Carroll University, Cleveland, Ohio, with a degree in Spanish and a minor in Marketing. He also holds a State of Ohio medical board license to practice massage therapy. He is a past graduate of
Leadership Akron Class XXII and was recognized by Crain’s Cleveland Business Forty under 40 in 2006.
Since 2020, Jon was the Interim Executive Director of the Akron Art Museum. Prior, he held positions as the Chief Operating Officer for Mustard Seed Market & Café, a local natural foods grocery store and restaurant, and
Vice President of Retail Operations for Ritzman Pharmacies, at the time, a local independent chain pharmacy. Jon has also provided coaching and consultative services to individuals and organizations looking to grow and
develop themselves.
In his spare time, Jon enjoys art, travel, and all facets of wellness including hiking, biking, and physical conditioning. Jon currently resides in Akron, Ohio with his partner Mark.
Connor G. Jarvis, CFP®
Jun 13, 2023
Partner, Wright LaHaie Jarvis Wealth Advisors
Jarrod Hartzler, Executive Director
Jun 20, 2023 12:00 PM
Ohio Alliance for Arts Education
Lynda Farkas
Jun 27, 2023 12:00 PM
Outgoing Club President
Tom Knauer, Club President
Jul 11, 2023 12:00 PM
Akron Rotary Club President & Officers Induction

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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