Goodwill Announces Taste of Vintage Event & Honorees


AKRON, Ohio — June 11, 2019 — Goodwill Industries serving Summit, Portage, Medina, Ashland and Richland Counties is pleased to announce the 14th Annual Taste of Vintage gala fundraiser on Thursday, Nov. 7, 2019. In addition, the event will honor Kim and Chas Schreckenberger for their dedication to Goodwill and the greater Akron community. 

Kim & Chas Schreckenberger

“Together Kim and Chas have devoted 15 years to Goodwill’s board,” said Nancy Ellis McClenaghan, president & CEO, Goodwill Industries serving Summit, Portage, Medina, Ashland and Richland Counties.  “Now with both as honorary board members, we are hoping for a sellout crowd to celebrate the significant contributions Kim and Chas have made to Goodwill’s mission as well as other charities in the greater Akron area.” 

Event Details
Date: Thursday, Nov. 7, 2019
Time:  5:30 p.m. Patron Reception
           6:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Taste of Vintage
Location: Quaker Station, 135 S. Broadway Street, Akron
Cost: $75 per person and $100 – $250 for Patron level tickets
 RSVP: or by calling 330-786-2519

The evening will include delicious food from area restaurants and specialty businesses, fantastic auction items, an inspiring mission moment and will close with a vintage fashion show. Proceeds from the event support Goodwill’s mission to help individuals prepare for, find and retain employment. Business feature and sponsorship opportunities are available and can be found at or by calling 330-786-2519.

Thank you to the following restaurants, specialty businesses and sponsors to date for their support.

Restaurants and Specialty Businesses To Date
Aladdin’s Eatery in Fairlawn; Crave Cantina; Creekside Restaurant & Bar; Dewey’s Pizza; Jilly’s Music Room; Ken Stewart’s Grille; Little City Grill; Robert J. – Events & Catering; The West Side Bakery; and University of Akron Catering.

Event Sponsors To Date

Platinum: OMNOVA Solutions Foundation; Gold: PNC Financial Services Group; and W3 Wealth Management; Silver: Britton Gallagher; and Eric & Nan McClenaghan; Bronze: Arthur J. Gallagher & Co.; Bober Markey Fedorovich; Campbell Construction Inc.; Crain, Langner & Co.; Fifth Third Bank; Navigator Management Partners; Roetzel & Andress; and Marc Servodio, SS&G Wealth Management; Copper: S.A. Comunale Co., Inc.; Diamond Patron: Jennifer & Justin Bako; David & Kathleen Bucci; Bill & Mary Glaeser; Danielle J. Kimmell, CPA; and Kimberly & Greg Morton; Gold Patron: Chip Clupper; Patron: Brad Gilbo; Dr. Mary Beth Kluge; The Lefton Group, LLC; Lynn & Bambi Miller; Mary Anne & C. Allen Nichols; and Bob Pacanovsky – Black Tie Experience; Media: akronlife and WAKR/WONE/WQMX/WNWV.

About Goodwill Industries Serving Summit, Portage, Medina, Ashland & Richland Counties

The Goodwill Industries of Akron, Ohio, Inc., is a not-for-profit corporation that helps individuals prepare for, find and retain employment. Operating in the five-county region of Summit, Portage, Medina, Ashland & Richland, the agency was established in 1927. It is a private, independent organization, operating as an affiliate member of Goodwill Industries International. Goodwill helps to directly strengthen the region’s workforce through its employment programs and indirectly through the net proceeds from its retail outlets and industrial services division. For more information about GIA, visit or call 800-989-8428. 


Jennifer Bako
(330) 786-2519