Grillin’ and chillin’ at the Sept. 13 Stir After Hours at Exploration Gateway

CANTON, OHIO (Sept. 5, 2012) – The incredible musical diversity of acoustic guitarist Pat Masalko will fill the air on the back patio of the Exploration Gateway at Sippo Lake Park for the this month’s Stir After Hours, presented by the Canton Regional Chamber of Commerce on Thursday, Sept. 13.

Stark Parks and the Stark County District Library are teaming up to host this month’s Stir After Hours. The Exploration Gateway at Sippo Lake Park is a center of nature, culture and life-long learning established in June 2007 as a partnership between the two organizations.

Guests will be treated to a late-summer picnic on the patio overlooking Sippo Lake during Masalko’s performance.

The Canton Regional Chamber’s Stir After Hours is being held on Thursday, Sept. 13, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Exploration Gateway at Sippo Lake (5710-5712 12th Street NW in Canton).

The cost is $5 per ticket and tickets are availalbe online at CantonChamber.org or by calling (330) 458-2070.

This month’s Stir After Hours will feature tabletop exhibits. For just $25, businesses can promote products and services to guests, generating sales leads in an enjoyable networking environment. Contact Molly Romig, membership and sales manager, at (330) 458-2077 or mollyr@cantonchamber.org for more information and to book your table.

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About the Exploration Gateway

The Exploration Gateway at Sippo Lake Park is a center of nature, culture and life-long learning established in June 2007 as a partnership between the Stark County Park District and the Stark County District Library. The two organizations share more than a building: staff members work together daily to demonstrate a commitment to education, the environment, community outreach and stewardship of financial resources that makes this partnership unique. The facility includes three banquet and meeting rooms, a video conference center, the Lily Pad Gift Shop and Herbert W. Hoover Foundation science classroom. For more information, visit StarkParks.com or StarkLibrary.org.

About Pat Masalko

Masalko is a member of five bands. While performing with American Grease, Masalko opened for such great acts such as Kenny Chesney, The Beach Boys and ZZ Top. He has performed at many Ohio events and venues, including Lock 3 Live in Akron, Rocking on the River in Cuyahoga Falls, Columbus’ Red, White and Boom Independence Day Celebration, and Findlay’s Bicentennial Party. In July, he began teaching music at Canton Music, after a five-year stint with R&H Music in Massillon.

About Stir After Hours

The Stir After Hours Small Business Networking series from the Canton Regional Chamber of Commerce adds a little swizzle and a lot of sizzle to our already successful Business After Hours event. Stir is about mixing business liaisons old and new, blending socializing with sales calls and swirling a little bit of dalliance into your dealings! Each month in our Action Newsletter we feature a monthly company feature article, and you can only be featured by coming to Stir After Hours! There’s no better way to reach our 2,600 member readers than with a feature that puts your company, product or service in the spotlight.