Speaker Date Topic
Megan Pelligrino, Hoover Historical Society May 31, 2024 11:45 AM

Megan has been with the Hoover Historical Society (now a function of Walsh University) for nearly 20 years.  A graduate of Miami of Ohio, Megan will discuss the history of the Hoover Company and its annual sales conventions in its hometown of North Canton.

Gerry Radcliffe Jun 07, 2024 11:45 AM

Gerry will speak on his new book, "African-Americans of Canton, Ohio" and the hidden tales of legends and unknown people whom helped build Canton, including unsung heroes and historic firsts.

Speakerless Friday Jun 14, 2024 11:45 AM
Patty Carpenter, Wild Orchids Jun 21, 2024 11:45 AM

Patty Carpenter is a Canton native and a part of the family that started Gold N Comb (now Wild Orchids) in the 1960s.  She now focuses on helping people through the trauma of hair loss, including the start of a recovery group for those with cancer diagnoses.

Josh Bowen, former Rotary exchange student Jun 28, 2024 11:45 AM

Josh is a recent graduate of Oberlin College, where he majored in computer science and Russian.  He was an exchange student to Germany in 2017 through our local Rotary club.  He will discuss his trips to the former Soviet Union as a Russian student; his time spent working on a farm in Mexico.  Josh is a finalist for a Fullbright Scholarship to teach English next year in Kazakhstan.