• Program Cancellation The Children's Entertainment Series at 10:00 a.m. this morning (Thursday, August 16) has been canceled due to weather.
  • Splash Pad is CLOSED The Splash Pad at Central Park is closed the rest of the day today, Thursday, August 16, 2018 due to weather.

Fundraising Events Planned to Raise Money for First Responders' Monument

Fundraising Events Planned to Raise Money for First Responders' Monument

Memorial Pavers, T-Shirts, Special Events and Dining Out Events Planned to Raise Funds for the Final Phase of the Green Veterans Memorial Park

Green, OH – To help raise $125,000 for the first responders’ monument and the final phase of the Green Veterans Memorial Park, several fundraisers are planned beginning in March through July. 

ShamROCK Dance Party  - March 18
The ShamROCK Dance Party, a parent/child dinner dance, is March 18 at 5:30 p.m. at Queen of Heaven Parish Life Center, 1800 Steese Road, to benefit the Green Veterans Memorial Park Fund.   The event, sponsored by Jeff Evans Insurance and Akron General LifesStyles- -Green, will include dinner provided by Mission BBQ followed by dancing with DJ Hats-Off Entertainment and capturing memories in the photo booth.  Tickets are $25 per one adult/one child couple.  Additional adult tickets are $20 each and additional children are $5 each.  Tickets are available online at  www.cityofgreen.org/online-registration or by calling 330-896-6621.  All proceeds will benefit the Veterans Park.

Dining Out Events – Various Dates
Several Green restaurants are donating a portion of their sales to the Green Veterans Memorial Park fund on specific days including: Menches Brothers on March 13 and 14; Jerzee’s on April 11 and CiCi’s Pizza on May 4.   Please mention the fundraiser at time of ordering.

T-shirt Sales -- Ongoing
The Green Fire Women's Auxiliary is selling t-shirts to benefit the Green Veterans Memorial Park and the First Responders Monument.  T-shirts are available in youth and adult sizes.  T-shirts will be on sale at various fundraising events or may be ordered through the t-shirt order form.  For an order form, visit www.cityofgreen.org/veteran-park-fundraising-events

Memorial Pavers -- Ongoing
The second Stories of Service Grove Walkway will be installed on the west side of the Green Veterans Memorial Park as part of the final phase of the park.   All paver sizes are available for purchase ranging from $50 to $455 depending on size and inscription.  For a paver order form, visit www.cityofgreen.org/purchase-a-paver.

Honor Our Heroes Poker Run – June 4
An Honor Our Heroes Poker Run is planned for June 4 with stops at various police, fire and veteran locations.   Beginning at Green Fire Station #1 with breakfast and ending the poker run at Legend’s Sports Pub and Grille.   Tickets go on sale in April.  Cost is $20/bike.

Valor Ball – July 8
A Valor Ball, to honor our veteran and first responder heroes, is Saturday, July 8 at MAPS Air Museum. Tickets are $100 per person or $150/couple.  Tickets go on sale in May.   Currently the committee is looking for sponsors for the Valor Ball.  To inquire about the sponsorships, please email communications@cityofgreen.org.

For complete details and updates on fundraising activities, visit http://www.cityofgreen.org/veteran-park-fundraising-events.

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