Harness Race Rally celebrates 56 years of raising money for Akron Children’s


The Friends of Akron Children’s Hospital is hosting the 56th annual Harness Race Rally at 7 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 11 at Fairlawn Country Club.

More than $3 million has been raised through Harness Race Rally ticket sales since the event began in 1962. Raffle tickets are $1 each and or six for $5 and proceeds from this year’s event benefit Akron Children’s Hospital’s Paul and Carol David Foundation Burn Institute and the Office of Addiction Medicine.

This year's prizes include:

Joyce Berkenstock, Beverly Scott and Ruby Winter are co-chairing this year’s event.

Please contact the Akron Children’s Hospital Foundation at 330-543-8340 for ticket sale locations or to purchase tickets.

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