Tuesday, Aug. 3…Night at the Shoreby, to benefit Shoes and Clothes for Kids, at the Shoreby Club (limit of 150 attendees) and online. Event to raise funds for Cleveland area children who need clothing, shoes, school supplies and more in order to get to school. A 30-minute online program with stories from those serving Cleveland’s kids in poverty, opportunities to bid on exciting raffle packages (think wine, whiskey and pro sports experiences.) At the Shoreby Club, attendees will enjoy cocktails and heavy hors d’oeuvres and the music of Marshall Griffith overlooking Lake Erie before adjourning to the tent for a short program and conclusion of the online and live raffles. For more information, visit www.nightattheshoreby.com.
Tuesday, Aug. 10…Virtual Breakfast Fundraiser, to benefit ACCESS, Inc., Akron’s emergency homeless shelter for women and children, 8:30 a.m. with digital doors opening at 8:15 am. The free live-streamed event will feature state-level equity and advocacy updates on homelessness, agency highlights and future plans, and the presentation of the Lynn M. Budnick Empowered Women Award. Attendees will hear from special guests Gina Wilt and Josh Johnson from the Coalition on Homelessness and Housing in Ohio, and Dan Flowers, CEO of Akron-Canton Regional Foodbank. The breakfast is free to attend, but registration is required by visiting ACCESSBreakfast.GiveSmart.com. Tthe first 25 watch parties to register will receive complimentary breakfast boxes delivered to their door, including breakfast sandwiches, pastries, coffee and more. One hundred percent of the proceeds will go toward furthering the mission of the agency. Call Joy Rob at 330.376.0997, ext. 208 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Saturday, Aug. 21…Twilight Soiree, to benefit the Foundation for Geauga Parks, 5:30 p.m. at Big Creek Park Donald Meyer Center in Chardon Twp. This indoor/outdoor party is a celebration of Geauga County’s parks and preserves. Catered food, wine, brew and other beverages will be served, along with live entertainment. The auction items will highlight and celebrate the natural world. Highlights to include: live music from “Harvest” (Neil Young cover band); Posh Picnic meals individually wrapped from Trifles Catering; wine, beer and non-alcoholic beverages; silent auction; best of Geauga raffle and more. Tickets at foundationforgeaugaparks.org/pages/twilight-soiree. For more information, contact the Foundation office at 440.564.1048.
Saturday, Aug. 28…Medfest 2021, to benefit Medworks, at Century Village Museum in Burton Ohio. Medfest will feature signature cocktails and farm to table dinner by Cleveland Field Kitchen along with three stellar musical acts: The Jennifer Hartswick Duo with Nick Cassarino, Hot Buttered Rum and the Medfest Allstars; Eddie Roberts, MonoNeon, Sput and Robert Walters. Medfest celebrates, Music + Mission + Unconditional Care in 2021 in a stunning location! Late night Sugar Camper tickets feature food trucks, beer and wine, music and camping. For more information go to medworksusa.org.
Saturday, Sept. 18… 75th Anniversary Celebration, Gilmour Academy. The 75th Anniversary Celebration will be held on the Gilmour Campus and will be a tented, outdoor event. The evening will include a spotlight on the opening The evening will include a spotlight on the opening of The Lorraine and Bill Dodero Center for Performing Arts, dinner, cocktails, entertainment and silent and live auctions. All proceeds will support Gilmour’s tuition assistance program, student services and academic programming. Tickets can be purchased online at Gilmour.org/75anniversary or by calling Patti Miller at 440.473.8000, ext. 1201.
Saturday, Sept. 25…Evolution Gala, to benefit OhioGuidestone’s Workforce 360 program, at 6:30 p.m. at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. The nonprofit’s premier fundraiser brings together leaders from the region’s corporate and philanthropic communities in celebration and support of OhioGuidestone’s mission to provide individuals of all ages with pathways to growth, achievement and lifelong success. This year’s event aims to highlight the agency’s Workforce 360° program and will recognize several corporations and individuals for their commitment to workforce development in the community. Attendees will be treated to a gourmet meal, dinner, dancing, exclusive live and silent auctions, tours of Rock Hall exhibits, live music from Monica Robins & The Whiskey Kings, and more. For more information, visit ohioguidestone.org or call 440.260.8303.
Wednesday, Oct. 13, to benefit Cleveland-area children, CREATIONS – A Children’s Guild Unique Boutique! Jewelry, fiber arts, seasonal decor, hostess gifts, gourmet, women’s accessories, children’s items, vintage treasures, etc. Wednesday, October 13 from 10 a.m. to-3 p.m. at Acacia Reservation Clubhouse across from Beachwood Place. All proceeds benefit Cleveland area children. $5 admission. Buy a creation and help a child! Visit childrensguildcleveland.org.