Community Awards

Apr 11

11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
House Three Thirty

Your Akron Zoo is hosting the second annual community awards! These awards will honor different individuals and organizations throughout the greater Akron community. 

Doors open: 11 a.m.
Light lunch bites: 11 - 11:30 a.m.
Awards ceremony: 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.


  • Metamorphosis Award for Transformational Leadership: Nicole Mullet, Executive Director of ArtsNow
    Acknowledges the achievement as a change leader in Summit County while demonstrating exceptional leadership through commitment and dedication to making a positive impact within the county.
  • Unity Award for Community Partnership: GAR Foundation
    Outstanding community partner that demonstrates exemplary leadership in building collaborative pathways for the greater good of Summit County.
  • Be the Change Citizen AwardJerome Moss, Executive Director of Guys and Gals Community Partnership Inc. 
    Recognizes an individual who inspires lifelong learning and conservation action through exceptional volunteer service.
  • Educational Excellence Scholarship: Isabella Hiser, 7th grader at North Canton Middle School and Korina Phavixay, 12th grader at APS Stem High School
    Demonstrates merit in creating excitement and stirring passion in others to become champion of our natural world through a STEM initiative.  

Limited number of tickets are available. 


  • $30 per person

Purchase Tickets

Net proceeds benefit the Akron Zoo's Conservation Fund

Location Details

House Three Thirty
532 W. Market St. 
Akron, OH 44303

Parking is available on-site.