Welcome to The Rotary Club of Akron, Ohio


We meet on
Tuesday at NOON
(also see special notices below)

Doors open at 11:45am
Regular lunch meetings are held at
Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church
129 South Union Street
Akron, OH 44304
$20.00 per person
includes buffet lunch by Tangier Catering
April 23, 2024 we will host a Scholarship Dinner 
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September 17  and September 24, 2024
Meeting location change both days
We will meet at Portage Country Club
(due to the Akron Greek Festival)

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Weekly Speakers
& Our Events

The Club Board of Directors meet the
2nd Tuesday of each month at 10:45 a.m.
Board meetings are open to Club members. 

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Upcoming Speakers

Roy Poillon, B.S., CDCA , CMHC
Apr 16, 2024 12:00 PM
Fentanyl and Families in Harm's Way
Fentanyl and Families in Harm's Way

Mr. Roy Peet Poillon, is a graduate of the Ohio State University Fischer School of Business and served as an Officer in the United States Army, Field Artillery.  He had a successful career in business management modeling disease management services for chronic diseases. Then in 2005 Mr. Poillon designed an international network of hospitals providing access to general elective surgery for the under-insured. From this experience he has founded an education charity non-profit 501c3 “Families Impacted by Opioids”, creating a learning center model for family members living with someone who has a substance use disorder. 

As a Ohio state licensed Chemical Dependency Counselor Assistant and Certified Mental Health Coach, he provides volunteer services at a family pregnancy crises center.  He will speak on the impact of this disease in the family system,  identify areas of developing a new delivery system of services for these families and give the topic air for an open discussion.  The audience will leave with a stronger understanding of the family dynamics in addiction, the key issues they face and how they can approach its impact both as a family and community. He believes knowledge is empowering and an empowered family is unstoppable. Our community needs unstoppable families if they are to survive this journey.

As a prelude to his presentation, Mr. Poillon shared this link:  https://youtu.be/yyfEddFPZ2I?si=_lfkqx2NJJK3eISv

Apr 23, 2024 5:00 PM
Justin Chenault
Apr 30, 2024 12:00 PM
North Hill CDC
Brian Miner
May 07, 2024 12:00 PM
Hasenstab Architects, Inc: The Polsky Building Renovation
Melissa Paul, Volunteer Director
May 14, 2024 12:00 PM
Project Learn of Summit County

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Celebrating Over a Century of Service in the Akron Community!

The History of The Rotary Club of Akron
Honoring the Past.  Driving the Future.
April 5, 2014 Centennial Celebration