Category Archives: Events

Visitors Can Glimpse Goodyear Blimp Under Construction During 2015 Toy Drive

Source: Akron Beacon Journal The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company and the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve will team up again this year for their fifth donation drive for the Toys for Tots Foundation.

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Hindenburg Airship Artifacts Go on Sale at Auction

Source: Western Morning News – westernmorningnews.co.uk By David Wells The Hindenburg was a symbol of Hitler’s Germany, a sign of Nazi strength and power in a world edging ever closer to war. In the 1930s the hydrogen-filled airship looked the … Continue reading

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October 24, 2015 – The Lighter-Than-Air Society’s 63rd Annual Banquet and Silent Auction

New Details ! On Saturday, October 24 we will be holding our 63rd Annual Banquet and Silent Auction. The event will start at 5:00 PM at the Greek Community Center located at 129 S Union Street, Akron, Ohio. See registration … Continue reading

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90th anniversary of the loss of USS Shenandoah commemorated in Ava

By Eric Brothers The loss of the U.S. Navy rigid airship USS Shenandoah and 14 of her crew over southern Ohio on Sept, 3, 1925 was remembered in a ceremony on Sept. 6, 2015, near where the dirigible broke up … Continue reading

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September 6, 2015 – Special Program Commemorating the 90th Anniversary of the Loss of the USS Shenandoah

On Sunday, September 6 at 2 PM, a ceremony will be held in the center of Ava, Ohio, (about four miles North of I-77 – Exit 28, along Route 821) to commemorate the 90th anniversary of the crash of the … Continue reading

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