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More than $1.5 million awarded to community organizations from GAR Foundation  

May 21, 2016
Photo: City Repair Project Akron, Ohio (May 21, 2016) - The Distribution Committee of GAR Foundation announced Tuesday $1,523,500 in funding to 38 community organizations in the areas... Read More
 
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More than $370,000 awarded to Summit County educators from GAR Foundation 

May 18, 2016
AKRON, Ohio (May 19, 2016) — The Distribution Committee of GAR Foundation announced Tuesday $374,950 in funding to teams of public and private school educators for its annual Educator... Read More
 
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Dr. Matthew Deevers of Summit Education Initiative to keynote Annual Educator Conference 

May 09, 2016
We're thrilled to introduce Dr. Matthew Deevers as our keynote for the Annual Educator Conference this fall. Matt's 20 year career supporting student motivation and success has taken him from... Read More
 
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GAR welcomes Bronlynn Thurman as Program Assistant 

May 02, 2016
GAR is pleased to welcome Bronlynn Thurman to the foundation effective May 18. As Program Assistant, Bronlynn works to advance the foundation’s strategic priorities through the assessment and... Read More
 
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Traci Buckner joins GAR Foundation as program officer 

March 30, 2016
We're pleased to welcome Traci Buckner to GAR Foundation. As program officer, Traci works to advance all of the foundation's strategic funding priorities through grantmaking and... Read More
 
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Summit Workforce Soultions relaunches as Conexus 

March 17, 2016
Conexus celebrated its relaunch and the announcement of a cross-sector campaign to better connect companies and job seekers in Summit County. The event on March 15 attracted a diverse... Read More
 
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