Plans are being made for this years 4th of July festivities. The following is a tentative schedule of events:
Fireworks in Veterans Park – Buell St.
Food Stand – Veterans Park - Newstead Fire Co. Exempts – prior to the fireworks
Chicken Barbecue in Russell Park
11:00 – Power Wheels Race – top of Main Street
12:00 – Soapbox Derby – top of Main Street
12:00 - Akron Lions 14th Annual Bocce Tournament. Veterans Park. Download a registration form here.
4:00 – Kiddie Parade to begin at Hart Street and lead the main parade
4:30 – Gala Parade
Alexander Band in the Gazebo following the parade
The Akron Chamber of Commerce invites you to become a member!
Joining the Akron Chamber of Commerce will be one of the best investments your business will make! Active membership in our Chamber provides business professionals an opportunity to become a part of an organization dedicated to strengthening the Akron-Newstead area's economic growth and improving the business climate. Once involved, you will find many ways to have a positive impact on both your business and our community's quality of life.
The benefits of membership include:
- Membership recognition in our quarterly newsletter
- Website member directory listing
- Membership discount on advertising in Chamber newsletter
- Use of our Facebook page to announce your special events or sales
- Participation in local business networking
- Opportunities to sponsor local events, to enhance your marketing efforts
- Access to events sponsored by other local Chambers (Alden, Clarence, etc)
The Chamber is a strong supporter of local business, organizations and the community. Community events sponsored by the Chamber include Citizen/Business of the Year Awards, Thursday Cruise Nights, Annual Sidewalk Sale/Duck Race, Community Christmas, Midday concert series in Russell Park and the Super Cruise & Craft Show. The Chamber also publishes the very popular Akron-Newstead Telephone Directory.
2014 Chamber projects included new Christmas lights over Main Street, Moonlight Holiday Shopping (free horse drawn carriage rides, music and refreshments) and flower baskets along Main Street. In addition, the Chamber sponsors several organizations, including the Historical Society & the Celebration Committee.
Active participation in the Chamber shows your business' commitment to the growth of our local economy and business community, as well as gaining exposure and making effective connections throughout the Chamber network. We urge you to join today to further develop your business & community.
Akron Chamber Board of Directors