Mayor Dan Horrigan To Deliver 2021 State Of The City Address August 9th At Lock 3 Park



Akron, Ohio, July 19th, 2021 – Akron Mayor Dan Horrigan will deliver his 2021 State of the City Address on Monday, August 9th, 2021. This year’s address will be unlike any other in Akron’s history – Mayor Horrigan will deliver the speech in the evening, at Akron’s “Central Park,” Lock 3. Akron Roundtable is hosting the event, which will feature food and a live musical performance.

During the 2021 State of the City, Mayor Horrigan will discuss the challenges Akron faces as we embark on a period of economic recovery and systemic change. He will detail his planned initiatives and goals for the City in 2021 and beyond, including Akron’s $153 million distribution under the American Rescue Plan.

Mayor Horrigan is the 62nd Mayor of Akron, currently serving his second term. He has built the foundation of his leadership around improving the economic and civic wellbeing of Akron neighborhoods, building a more equitable, opportunity-rich economy, and implementing innovative, service-oriented policies that enhance the effectiveness and transparency of City operations.

Mayor Horrigan is proud to announce that, for the fifth consecutive year, proceeds of the event will benefit the Russell M. Pry Memorial Scholarship at The University of Akron School of Law, in honor of Mayor Horrigan’s friend and mentor, the late Summit County Executive Russ Pry.

Ticket sales to the general public began today (July 19). Additional information and ticket sales are available at here. The event will be live streamed through the Mayor’s Facebook page and posted to the City’s social media channels.

WHAT: Akron Mayor Dan Horrigan’s 2021 State of the City Address

WHEN: Monday, August 9th, 2021 – 6:00 PM

(Doors open at 5:15 PM; speech begins at 6:00 PM; live music concludes at 7:30 PM)

WHERE: Lock 3 Park

200 King James Way (S. Main St.) Akron, OH 44308

MEDIA

RSVP: Members of the media wishing to attend and/or record the event are asked to RSVP to press@akronohio.gov and indicate any multimedia needs.

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