Ohio Daybook

Associated Press Ohio Daybook for Thursday, Nov. 24.

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Thursday, Nov. 24 6th annual Summit County Thanks4Giving Charity All-Star Football Game – 6th annual Summit County Thanks4Giving Charity All-Star Football Game, featuring 90 of the best high school senior football players from Summit County. There is a canned food drive at the game for The Native American Culture Center in Tallmadge, and proceeds from the game are also donated

Location: Stow High School’s Marhofer Field, 227 Grahamn Road Stow, OH http://old.akronschools.com/ https://twitter.com/akronschools

Contacts: Mark Williamson APS Chief Communications Officer maw45602@akron.k12.oh.us 1 330 761 2930


Thursday, Nov. 24 Annual Columbus Thanksgiving day Turkey Trot – Annual Columbus Thanksgiving day Turkey Trot raising money for Easter Seals and the Make the First Five Count Program. Participants can either enter the 5 mile run or 2.5 mile ‘Walk n’ Talk’

Location: 1775 W Lane Ave, Columbus, OH Columbus http://www.columbusturkeytrot.com/

Contacts: Columbus Turkey Trot 1 614 332 5205


Thursday, Nov. 24 Thanksgiving – Thanksgiving Day * Macy’s Thanksgiving Day parade held today * President Barack Obama celebrates Thanksgiving at the White House, with no public events * Presidential Proclamation encourages all Americans to join together in homes, places of worship, community centers, or ‘any place of fellowship for friends and neighbors’ to ‘give thanks for all they have received in the past year, express appreciation to those whose lives enrich their own, and share their bounty with others’

Location: TBD

Contacts: White House press 1 202 456 2580


Friday, Nov. 25 KeyCorp: Q4 2016 Ex-dividend date

Location: TBD http://www.corporate-ir.net/ireye/ir_site.zhtml?script=2100&ticker=KEY https://twitter.com/KeyBank_Help

Contacts: Vernon Patterson KeyCorp Investor Relations vernon_patterson@keybank.com 1 216 689 0520


Friday, Nov. 25 Black Friday – traditional beginning of the Christmas shopping season – Black Friday – traditional beginning of the Christmas shopping season on the Friday after Thanksgiving, when retailers offer big savings to entice shoppers and supposedly haul themselves back ‘in the black’. Many retailers open at midnight to take full advantage of the day

Location: TBD

Contacts: TBD


Friday, Nov. 25 – Sunday, Nov. 27 Gears of War Columbus Open – Major League Gaming hosts Gears of War Columbus Open, with more than 100 professional and amateur teams competing for a $300,000 prize pool

Location: Columbus https://www.majorleaguegaming.com/ https://twitter.com/mlg

Contacts: Jennifer Davis Greater Columbus Convention Center press jbdavis@columbusconventions.com 1 614 827 2538


Saturday, Nov. 26 11:00 AM Annual holiday parade in Akron – Welcome Santa Holiday Parade in Akron featuring marching bands, floats, costume characters, dance groups and area organizations. Parade ends with Santa’s arrival in town

Location: Main St., Akron, OH Akron www.akronohio.gov

Contacts: Stephanie York City of Akron Director of Communications SYork@akronohio.gov 1 330 375 2345 1 330 289 1467


Saturday, Nov. 26 – Sunday, Jan. 08 University of Dayton hosts annual exhibit of Nativities from around the world – ‘At the Manger: World Nativity Traditions’, annual University of Dayton exhibit of Nativities from around the world, this year focusing on Latin Nativities, or Nacimientos

Location: 300 College Park. Dayton, OH Dayton http://www.udayton.edu https://twitter.com/univofdayton

Contacts: Meagan Pant University of Dayton Mpant1@udayton.edu 1 937 229 3256


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