Wed. 6/15
11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Chamber Event
Join everyone at La Pizzaria
3656 Dressler Rd NW
Canton, OH
Questions? (330) 458-2073


Join us for the AultCare QuickConnect Networking Luncheon on June 15, featuring Bill Smith, Stark County Commissioner. In addition to his role as Commissioner, Bill is an experienced hot air balloon pilot! He will share with us his experience as a pilot and give a glimpse into why our community is so fortunate to hold one of the best ballooning events in the country.

Bill holds a FAA certificate for Hot Air Ballooning with a commercial and instructor rating. He has been a pilot since 1987. Bill has flown in rallies and charitable events in several different states. He has been involved every year of the Pro Football Hall of Fame Enshrinement Festival Balloon Classic through sponsorship, flying his Hot Air Balloon, volunteering and is presently the event announcer. Bill has over 350 flights recorded and has tethered passengers over the years at stores earning charities in the area of the stores thousands of dollars. His balloon is 105,000 cubic feet in size and stands eight stories tall.

Bill is also the owner of Smith’s Waco Market, Home of the famous Wild Bill’s Pizza and Chicken since 1976, He also own a property management company. Bill was a Canton Township Trustee for 15 years and is presently in his second term as a Stark County Commissioner. Born and raised in Stark County, he is married to his high school sweetheart Diana, They have two children and twelve grandchildren.

Featured entree: Ham and Cheese Stromboli with apple sauce

AultCare QuickConnect attendees can obtain business leads through enjoyable networking activities, hear a compelling speaker, meet new business contacts and enjoy a delicious meal. Plus, when you bring a door prize valued at $15 or more, you’ll receive 30 seconds at the microphone to promote your business. Please contact Ashley Winter to reserve your spot.