Peter Martin of Tower Industries talked about the company's annual Granite & Quartz Countertop Sale, which continues today, Sept. 9, until 3 p.m. and Sunday, Sept. 10, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Everything the company makes, including solid-surface showers, are on sale at the showroom, 2101 9th St. SW in Massillon. For more information, call 330.837.2216 or visit the website.
Jessica Chapman, Joe Malacky and Janice Worley all are involved in the second annual Cardboard Boat Race, which takes place Sunday, Sept. 10, from noon to 2 p.m. at Turkeyfoot Beach, 5031 Manchester Rd. in Akron. Sponsored by Two Men and a Truck, the event benefits One of A Kind Pets, the largest no-kill animal shelter in Summit County. Last year, according to Janice, the shelter adopted out 2,600 pets. Jessica says that the Cardboard Boat Race is the kickoff event for a nearly two-month-long fundraising effort on behalf of One of A Kind. The event is free for spectators with all proceeds from food vendors and participants going toward benefiting the animals. Feel free to help the shelter by bringing cleaning supplies, old towels, blankets, pet food and even cash donations to the event, and expect to have a lot of fun. For more: Two Men and a Truck or One of A Kind Pets