Akron, Ohio, June 21, 2016 — The City of Akron in collaboration with the LeBron James Family Foundation will host a celebration for Akron's own, LeBron James on Thursday, June 23 at Lock 3. Gates open at 7 p.m.
LeBron and his students from the Wheels for Education and IPromise Network will be featured. Additional details, including program line-up and street closures will be announced in a separate press release. Admission to the event, as well as parking downtown will be free.
Presenting sponsors currently include: Akron Children's Hospital, Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company and Summa Health; along with supporting sponsors; Bridgestone Americas Tire Operations, LLC, Cleveland Clinic Akron General, FirstMerit Bank, GOJO Industries, Huntington Bank and the University of Akron, and media sponsors Channel 3 News and Rubber City Radio Group.