Welcome to The Rotary Club of Akron, Ohio


We meet on
Tuesday at NOON
(also see special notices below)

Doors open at 11:45am
Regular lunch 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
September 17  and September 24, 2024
Meeting location change both days
We will meet at Portage Country Club
(due to the Akron Greek Festival)

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Weekly Speakers
& Our Events

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

Mike Wojno
May 28, 2024 12:00 PM
Wojno Development: Obstacles as Benchmarks of Success
Wojno Development: Obstacles as Benchmarks of Success

Michael G. Wojno is the founder and sole member of Gables Management, Inc. (GMI). GMI’s mission is to develop and operate real estate within three areas: senior living, residential and medical mixed use. The company has been involved in a number of landmark projects within Northeast Ohio, including the development of a specialty LTAC hospital for use by two major competing health systems and creating a campus wellness center/MOB for Summa Health and Akron Children’s Hospital.

Current Portfolio:

-Gables Senior Living: A portfolio of 272 units of Assisted Living/Memory Care communities located in:

                -Green, Ohio (The Gables of Green)

                -Canton, Ohio (The Gables of Canton)

                -Westerville, Ohio (The Gables of Westerville)

- GREAT Ventures: master plan real estate development company specializing in residential and small commercial real estate developments. GREAT Ventures (aka Wojno Development) has developed real estate for over 25 years-resulting in numerous communities consisting of >800 homesites in NE Ohio

-New Leaf Homes: builder of lifestyle homes catering to the 55+ market

Previous business experience:

-President of Akron Brick and Block-concrete products manufacturing

-President of Oldcastle Architectural Products Group-Midwest Division-acquisition + operational lead for major international products company

-President of Summa Enterprise Group-ancillary provider of non-acute healthcare products/services

-President of Unified Construction Systems-service provider to the residential and commercial construction industry

-Chairman/partner of Clearpath Home Health and Hospice company

-Various commercial and medical real estate developments-including a specialty hospital, wellness center, retail + commercial office complexes

Community Leadership:

                --Participation in the following not for profit boards

                                -Child Guidance and Family Solutions-Chairman

                                -Open M Free Health Clinic-Chairman

                                -Akron Rotary Camp for Children with Special Needs-Chairman

                                -Summa Hospital-Chair of Finance

Family: Husband to Allison. Father of 4 girls and 9 amazing Grandchildren

Connor Jarvis, CFP
Jun 04, 2024 12:00 PM
Raymond James Financial Services
Andrew Grant
Jun 11, 2024 12:00 PM
Biomass Power Corporation
Max R. Barton
Jun 18, 2024 12:00 PM
Canton Museum of Art
Tom Knauer, Club President 2023-2024
Jun 25, 2024 12:00 PM
The Year in Review

 Get Involved

Change Your Community

Change your community with us by volunteering on a local project or attending a community event.
Email our Service Committee Chair.

Partner With Us

We work with groups and organizations of all sizes to accomplish even more.
Email our Service Committee Chair.

Discover and celebrate diverse perspectives with a global organization.  
Email our International Exchange Chair.

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