Enshrinement Festival Names Key Chairs for Fashion Show Luncheon, Enshrinees' Gold Jacket Dinner & GameDay Roundtable
The Pro Football Hall of Fame Enshrinement Festival department of the Canton Regional Chamber of Commerce has named the following key committee chairs for the indoor events held at the Canton Memorial Civic Center and Cultural Center for the Arts: Sherri Mosnot, Fashion Show Luncheon; Marilyn Nave, Enshrinees’ Gold Jacket Dinner; and Todd Ascani, Enshrinees GameDay Roundtable. Mosnot is a graduate of Louisville Senior High School and attended the University of Akron. An eight-year committee member, she has exceptional credentials to serve in this leadership role as the result of her position with Victoria’s Secret Centers for Operations. She is an annual volunteer for Pelotonia, a grass roots bike tour with the sole goal of ending cancer through research at The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center, and is super active with the Coventry Youth Athletics organization. Along with husband Jim, she stays busy attending the activities of her son and two stepsons. The Fashion Show Luncheon on Friday, Aug. 1 will be a one-of-a-kind-fashion celebration! It will feature lively musical entertainment, generous door prizes, and state-of-the-art sound, lighting and video to showcase professional models featuring the season’s hottest his and her fashions. Doors will open at 11 a.m. with festivities beginning at 11:30 a.m. Great tickets are still available, as are a variety of fantastic sponsorships offering excellent promotional and branding opportunities. Assisting Mosnot with the massive details for this event is vice chairman Paula Hogue. Nave is a graduate of Bowling Green, Malone, and Kent State Universities. A retired Canton City Schools teacher who was named Canton Professional Educator of the Year, she is owner of Vista Royale Travel & Cruises. A 25-year Enshrinement Festival volunteer, she has served in leadership positions with the former Mayor’s Breakfast Committee and Enshrinees GameDay Roundtable Committee, and she currently is a member of the Drum Corps Competition Committee, while also serving as chairman of the Enshrinees’ Gold Jacket Dinner Committee. She is a Canton Rotary Club Paul Harris Award honoree and previously was active with Delta Kappa Gamma, Phi Delta Kappa, Historical Society, and Leadership Canton. She currently is active with New Life United Methodist Church, Canton Woman’s Club, and Palace Theatre. She and husband Ronald are the proud parents of four. The event name, Enshrinees’ Gold Jacket Dinner, appropriately reflects that the Hall of Fame Gold Jacket will be presented at this event to each member of the Class of 2014 Enshrinees. It is one of three iconic symbols of induction into the Pro Football Hall of Fame, the other two being the bust which is unveiled at the Enshrinement Ceremony and forever showcased at the Hall of Fame, and the ring which is presented individually to each Enshrinee at his home stadium in the ensuing football season. The Enshrinees’ Gold Jacket Dinner activities will begin at 5:15 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 1, and tickets may still be available. In addition to the Hall of Fame Gold Jacket presentation, the program will feature an emcee of national acclaim and introduction of a large number of returning Hall of Famers. Serving as vice chairman of the committee this year is John Runion. Ascani is program coordinator at the Stark County Health Department. A graduate of St. Thomas Aquinas High School and Ohio University, he has been on the committee for nine years, with this his first as chairman. He serves on the board of Community Harvest, and he and wife Amy are the proud parents of one son and one daughter. The Enshrinees GameDay Roundtable will be held at 12:30 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 3, and features a center stage roundtable presentation featuring members of the Class of 2014 Enshrinees just hours after their emotional induction ceremonies. The roundtable will feature an unscripted, up close and personal format where they share stories and memories of their careers. Carol Hawk is assisting Ascani as committee vice chairman. Tickets for this fan favorite event are available.