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16th Annual Achieving Dreams Celebration Gala - Celebrating 20 Years of Success

Presented by Project GRAD Akron at John S. Knight Center, Akron OH

Oct 15 2022
16th Annual Achieving Dreams Celebration Gala - Celebrating 20 Years of Success

This year’s theme is “Celebrating 20 Years of Success.” The Gala will include a reception, dinner, Champion of GRAD awards program, a special guest speaker, on-line auction, raffles, and other surprises throughout the evening.

The Gala will include highlights of the many accomplishments of our students, highlights of our programs, an auction, awards, wonderful food, raffles, and a great evening of fun! We hope that we can count on your support. Proceeds from this fundraiser will support our organization’s programs, services, and scholarship fund to benefit students in the Akron Public Schools. Project GRAD Akron is supported by so many caring people who fervently believe in our motto that “Graduation Really Achieves Dreams.”

In the fall, we will celebrate our 20th anniversary year! The heart of the work that we do is showing the students the pathways to a successful life. We help students make positive transitions through programs including our Bridge to Kindergarten program; our College and Career Central classes; our summer and after-school programs; our GRAD Mentors program; and our scholarships. Additionally, since 2006, Project GRAD Akron has awarded over $2.0 million in college scholarships to

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Contact: 330-761-3113


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John S. Knight Center

77 E. Mill Street, Akron, OH 44308


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