The "Toast to Hudson" is gearing up for another exciting gala Feb. 15, sponsored by Hudson Community First, a local non-profit group that promotes positive youth development in the schools and community. 

Akron Children’s Hospital is the presenting sponsor of this signature event of the winter season, which supports Hudson Community First programming and activities in all schools in Hudson.

For the past five years, this sold-out event has attracted annually more than 250 of Hudson’s business leaders and community members while benefiting Hudson’s premier youth organization for an amazing night of wonderful food, great fun and fundraising. More than 100 auction items will be featured including getaways, sports memorabilia and fabulous food and restaurant opportunities.

The event is set for Feb. 15 at Western Reserve Academy’s Murdough Athletic Center. Tickets are $160 per couple and $85 per person, and this includes beer and wine. An open bar price is also available. To purchase tickets online go to For more information call 330-807-1517.