Goodwill Announces Taste of Vintage Event & Honorees



AKRON, Ohio — June 2, 2016 — Goodwill Industries serving Summit, Portage, Medina, Ashland and Richland Counties as well as honorary event chairs Chuck and Corrine Tennent are pleased to announce the 11th Annual Taste of Vintage gala fundraiser on Thursday, Nov. 3, 2016. In addition, the event will honor Thom and Lisa Mandel for their dedication to and steadfast support of the Akron community.

“We are truly looking forward to honoring the very significant contributions Thom and Lisa Mandel have made in the greater Akron area, as well as leading the fundraising efforts for Goodwill’s signature Taste of Vintage event,” said Chuck and Corrine Tennent. “We are preparing for a sell-out crowd to support Goodwill and the work it does in our region to help people prepare for, find and retain employment. This will be an event to remember with a vintage fashion show, fantastic auction items as well as delicious food from area restaurants and specialty businesses.”

Event Details
Date: Thursday, Nov. 3, 2016
Time:  5:00 p.m. Patron Reception/6:00 p.m. – 9:00 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 330-786-2528

Proceeds from the event support Goodwill’s mission to help individuals prepare for, find and retain employment.

Event Sponsors To Date
Thank you to the event sponsors – Gold/Gold Patron Table: Buckingham Doolittle Burroughs and Britton-Gallagher; Silver: Eric & Nan McClenaghan; Bronze/Bronze Patron Table: Amer Insurance, BDO, Bober Markey Fedorovich, Bridgestone Americas Tire Operations, Bruner Cox LLP, Fifth Third Bank, FirstMerit Bank, The Lefton Group, LLC, OMNOVA Solutions Foundation, Roetzel & Andress, Kim & Chas Schreckenberger, Marc Servodio and SS&G Wealth; Bronze Program Partner: Akron Bar Association and Mary Anne & C. Allen Nichols; Media: Akronlife and WAKR/WONE/WQMX/WNWV; In-Kind: Gavin Scott Salon & Spa.

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