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Dick Reymann – Former Board Member Spotlight

Cousin Dick Reymann clearly remembers the formative days of The Charles and Salome Reymann Foundation; he served as one of the first board members upon establishing the organization in 1967. His contributions to the Foundation spanned many decades, from leading as...

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Reymann Roots: Reflecting on the Atlantic Foundry Demolition

Demolition of what remained of the Atlantic Foundry in Akron, Ohio, began on March 7, 2024. This effort to clean-up and remediate property led by the Summit County Land Bank is a positive action for the betterment of Akron; however it is a bittersweet event for the...

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Urban Youth Transition Program

Empowering Futures: University of Akron and The Charles and Salome Reymann Foundation Launch Urban Youth Transition Program(AKRON, Ohio – Sept.. 11, 2023) — The University of Akron (UA), renowned for its commitment to education excellence and real-world career...

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Kenneth Subak

A familiar quote from St. Francis de Sales is “Nothing is so strong as gentleness, nothing so gentle as real strength.” With that in mind, the saint aptly describes Ken Subak, who serves on The Charles and Salome Reymann Foundation Board of Directors. Don’t make the...

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Memories of Salome Reymann Pt. 5

Salome as a Mother“Mother” was undoubtedly the most cherished title Salome held, a role in which she excelled and one that she loved. Being raised in a large family in Alsace, and then raising a large family of her own, Salome was committed to caring for her children...

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Memories of Salome Reymann Pt. 4

Salome as a Devout Catholic and Faith-Filled WomanLoving God and caring for His people was deeply ingrained in Salome Reymann, a devout Catholic and faith-filled woman. Grandson Richard (Dick) Reymann remembers his father, Martin, reciting his nightly prayers on his...

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Memories of Salome Reymann Pt. 3

Salome as a Cook, Baker, Seamstress and Ultimate Home ManagerWhen asked of her memories of her grandmother, Salome Reymann, as a family and home manager, granddaughter Mary Michael Lawson realized that she may have a unique and special perspective. In her youth, Mary...

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Memories of Salome Reymann Pt. 2

Salome as a Businesswoman, Her Intellect and AcumenStories are often shared among the Reymann family regarding the many wonderful attributes of Salome Reymann, our matriarch, our grandma. Per Barbara Reymann Strigle, married to Thomas Reymann and daughter-in-law to...

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Memories of Salome Reymann Pt. 1

Salome as a Philanthropist, Charity Near & Far, Community Activist The Reymann family often jokes about the many acres of land donated by Charles and Salome Reymann to erect St. Matthew’s Catholic Church in Akron, feeling that the church was built to support the two...

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