Akron Law and Stark County Bar Association to Hold Benefit Feb. 13


The University of Akron School of Law and the Stark County Bar Association will join forces for the annual “Law, Love and Chocolate” benefit. The event will be held from 4:30 – 7:30 p.m. on Feb. 13 at the Stark County Bar Association (101 Central Plaza, Suite #1200, Canton).

Local celebrities will prepare sweet treats for attendees. The menu includes a champagne toast, hors d'oeuvres, a chocolate fountain and chocolate cream cheese jalapeno poppers. Proceeds from this event will support the Friends of the Children’s Network of Stark County, Inc. The Honorable Taryn Heath, a 1982 graduate of the School of Law, will host the event.

The participating celebrities are:
• The Honorable W. Scott Gwin
• The Honorable Frank G. Forchione
• The Honorable Michael L. Howard
• The Honorable Rosemarie Hall           
• The Honorable Dixie Park
• The Honorable Richard D. Reinbold, Jr.
• The Honorable Mary A. Falvey
• The Honorable C. Roland Centrone
• Magistrate Ali Frantz
• Attorney Timothy Saylor, SCBA President
• Attorney Judith Lancaster
• Attorney Kristen Bates Aylward
• Attorney Amanda Walls
• Attorney Thomas Himmelspach
• Attorney Gregory Beck
• Attorney Judy Corrente
• Tzangas, Plakas, Mannos and Raies Attorneys
• Day Ketterer Attorneys

Tickets are $40 per person in advance; or $50 after Feb. 6. To purchase tickets, visit www.uakron.edu/law ; call 330-972-7246 or e-mail staats@uakron.edu .

About The University of Akron
The University of Akron is the public research university for Northern Ohio. The Princeton Review listed UA among the “Best in the Midwest” in its 2011 edition of Best Colleges: Region-by-Region. Approximately 29,300 students are enrolled in UA’s approximately 300 associate, bachelor’s, master’s, doctoral and law degree programs and 100 certificate programs at sites in Summit, Wayne, Medina and Holmes counties. For more information, visit www.uakron.edu.

About The University of Akron School of Law
The University of Akron School of Law promotes justice, the protection of individual liberty and the rule of law through commitment to excellence in teaching, scholarship and service. A regional school of national impact, the law school features renowned programs in intellectual property, professional responsibility and trial advocacy, and is home to one of four Constitutional Law Centers in the United States, established by the U.S. Congress in 1986.To learn more, visit www.uakron.edu/law.