Celebration of Life Awards

An Evening of Food & Fellowship

April 30th 2022, Akron OH

Thank you to all who attended and sponsored this event. Thank you to Keys 2 Serenity for being the title sponsor of this event.

About the 2022 Celebration o Life Awards

What a wonderful evening we had as we celebrated the Victim Assistance Program of Summit County along with local community members in a night of fellowship. The evening consisted of dinner, guest speaker Judge Susan Baker Ross, and a Ceremoney for our 2022 award recipients.

About This Event

Keynote Speaker:

Judge Susan Baker Ross
Celebration of Life Award Recipients:

​Manuel Halkias, Co-Founder/The Final Farewell Project

Victim Assistance Program of Summit County

Special Honorees:

Casey Weinstein, House Rep. Dist. 37,
Magistrate Kani Hightower, Akron Municipal Court
Holly Klein, Executive Director – Grace House

2021/2022 Award Winners & Honorees

(Co-Founder of The Final Farewell Project Manuel Halkias. Celebration of Life Honoree 2021/2022.) Manuel Halkias

(Akron Municipal Court Magistrate Kani Harvey Hightower. Celebration of Life Special Recognition recipient 2021/2022.) Kani Harvey Hightower

(Rep. Casey Weinstein as a Special Recognition Recipient for our Celebration of Life Awards Dinner 2021/2022.)

(Holly Klein Executive Director and Founder of Grace House in Akron as one of our Celebration of Life Special Recognition Recipients 2021/2022.)