2014 Annual Banquet and Fundraiser

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The Lighter-Than-Air Society will hold its 62nd Annual Banquet and Silent Auction on Saturday, November 15, 2014.

The event will take place at the Greek Community Center, Church of the Annunciation, 129 S. Union Street, Akron, Ohio 44301.

We are pleased to announce that his year’s Silent Auction will again feature a Blimp Ride for Two, donated by Goodyear Tire & Rubber.

Check back for more details on this event which will be posted as they become available.


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