2017 ROCKIN’ FORE THE KIDS!

Schedule of Events for 2017

Saturday, August 5th, 2017….The Scott and Julie Mawaka Foundation and the LOPen (Phil and Jen Lopez and Brad and Jen Croce) have once again teamed up to raise money for the Oncology unit at the Akron Children’s Hospital! This years event will be Korbel and Brown-Forman sponsoring the spirits (Herradura, Finlandia, Gentleman Jack, Woodford). For your listening pleasure, LOPen favorites Brother Trouble and multi-million album sellers RASCAL FLATTS, will be rocking the night away at Canal Park (AA baseball stadium for the Indians) in Akron.

Special guests and friends of the LOPen, Brother Trouble, will be opening the night!

We will also have our world famous guitar auction with guitars signed by Rascal Flatts, Derek Jeter, Sammy Hagar, Toby Keith, Nickelback and many other one of a kind signed gutars. ! That’s not it…for eats, feast on Buffalo Wild Wings (Aurora), QDOBA, Retro Dog and Dairy Queen of Twinsburg to get ready for the AWESOME fireworks.

Come hang with LOPen regular celebrities Bret Saberhagen, Jim McMahon, Mark Rypien, Mancini, Larry “Grandmama” Johnson, Ted DiBiase Jr. (to name a few) and the crew while supporting the Akron Children’s Hospital! Tickets officially go on sale April 4th, but we will hold for you if you message us.

Schedule of Events:
6-11pm SPONSORED BEVERAGES AND FOOD for VIP
6:00pm DOORS
7:00pm BROTHER TROUBLE
8:30pm RASCAL FLATTS
10:30pm Fireworks

Celebs confirmed:
Bret Saberhagen
Jim McMahon
Ted DiBiase Jr.
Larry Johnson
Mark Rypien

2016 LOPen Schedule of Events

Saturday, August 13th, 2016….The Scott and Julie Mawaka Foundation and the LOPen (Phil and Jen Lopez and Brad and Jen Croce) have teamed up to raise money for the Oncology unit at the Akron Children’s Hospital!

This years event will be a star-studded celebrity chef dinner featuring VooDoo Tuna, Brandt Evans, Chef Ray Slagle, Steve Schmilor and a few more surprise chefs! To add to the unbelievable cuisine, Korbel and Brown Forman will be sponsoring the spirits (Herradura, Finlandia, Gentleman Jack, Woodford) with Superior Beverage providing the beer. Don’t forget our friends at Pepsi for the sodas.

For your listening pleasure, LOPen favorites Brother Trouble and multi-million album sellers the Gin Blossoms, will be rocking the night away at the breath taking outdoor amphitheater at Lake Forest CC in Hudson. We will also have our world famous LIVE AUCTION featuring some of the coolest and most unique experiences you could imagine! That’s not it…for a late night snack, feast on 2 of Cleveland/Akron’s most delicious food trucks, Buffalo Wild Wings (Aurora) and Dairy Queen of Twinsburg to get ready for the AWESOME fireworks show from Phantom Fireworks!

Come hang with LOPen regular celebrities Bret Saberhagen, Jim McMahon, Mark Rypien, Ray “Boom Boom” Mancini, Larry “Grandmama” Johnson, Ted DiBiase Jr. (to name a few) and the crew while supporting the Akron Children’s Hospital! Tickets officially go on sale April 18th, but we will hold for you if you message us. There are only 250 available and as in the past, will sell out!

 

Schedule of Events:

5:00-11:00 Brown Forman / Korbel/ Coors Light Open Bar

5:00pm Doors Open

5:00-7:45 Celebrity chef dinner

6:00-7:15 Brother Trouble

7:30-8:00 Live auction guest speakers

8:00-11:00 “Late Night Snacks”…round 2

8:30 -10:00 Gin Blossoms

10:15 Fireworks

 

Celebs confirmed:

Bret Saberhagen

Jim McMahon

Ray “Boom Boom” Mancini

Ted DiBiase Jr.

Larry Johnson

Mark Rypien

 

Proceeds to benefit Akron Children’s Hospital

 

LOPen is proud to have partnered with the Scott and Julie Mawaka Foundation