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Nick Akins, Local CEOs, Power Chords Band Together to Thrash Hunger

by on September 13, 2018

The heads of some of Columbus’ largest organizations will join forces Sept. 20 from 6-9 p.m. at Express Live! (405 Neil Ave., Columbus) to rock your world and feed the hungry in central Ohio:

  • Nick Akins, Chairman, President & CEO, American Electric Power;
  • George Barrett, Chairman & CEO, Cardinal Health;
  • Joe Hamrock, President & CEO, NiSource;
  • Tom Krouse, CEO, Donatos and;
  • Guest performer Matt Habash, President & CEO, Mid-Ohio Foodbank.


All proceeds from this annual benefit concert event go to the Mid-Ohio Foodbank, whose mission is to end hunger one nourishing meal at a time while co-creating communities where everyone thrives. Tickets are $25 (includes hors d’oeuvres and drink ticket), and you can order tickets here. The advance ticket sale ends Sept. 17.

The Foodbank provides enough food for 155,000 meals a day, stabilizing families, connecting hungry neighbors with community services and energizing the community to address the root causes of hunger. Some 650 non-profit partners in 20 Ohio counties distribute nearly 70 million pounds of food to those in need each year. Mid-Ohio Foodbank is a United Way partner agency, and AEP supports the Mid-Ohio Foodbank and Operation Feed.

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