United Way of Summit County held their annual meeting Thursday honoring several local individuals who have made an impact on the community.
The Distinguished Service Award was given to Dr. Cynthia Capers, former Dean of the College of Nursing at the University of Akron and Thom Mandel, president of Rubber City Radio.
Rubber City Radio owns four stations - 94.9 WQMX, 97.5 WONE, 1590 WAKR and 107.3 WNWV - and AkronNewsNow.com.
Both were recognized for the impact they've made on the community through personal dedication and volunteering.
The Spirit of Caring award was given to the Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company to honor their contribution and community involvement. They are named as one of the largest contributors in Summit County.