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2017 LeadingAge Ohio Awards

Each year the LeadingAge Ohio Awards recognize and celebrate caregivers, volunteers, leaders, and exceptional organizations in our membership family.

Compassion. Commitment. Generosity. Creativity. Leadership.

We will be honoring our award winners throughout the three day conference.  The schedule of the awards and presentation times are highlighted below.


Wednesday, September 13

Lunch/Awards (11:45am-1:15pm)

Heart of Hospice-Rose and Sam Stein – Rachel Hedges - Ashanti Hospice and Palliative Care

Visionary Leadership Award of Honor – Denise Bauer- FairHoPe Hospice and Palliative Care


Thursday, September 14

General Session (9:45am-11:15am)

Outstanding Executive – Colleen Lavelle – Jennings

Employer of Choice Awards – 3 Gold winners and 20+ Bronze winners 

Resident Celebration Event (11:30am-1pm)

Excellence in Volunteer Service – Bulldog Buddies – Eliza Jennings – The Renaissance Retirement Campus


Friday, September 15

General Session (9:45am-11:15am)

Excellence in Fundraising – James Hickey – Ohio Living Foundation

Board Member of Distinction – Robert Fischer – Ohio Living Rockynoll


Recognition Luncheon with Awards (11:30am-1pm)

Foundation Scholarship Awards Presented 

Excellence in Caring – Maria Bowe – St. Augustine Health Ministries

Excellence in Communications – Molly Kavanaugh – Kendal at Oberlin

Excellence in Service (Best Practices)- Maple Knoll Village Skilled Nursing Staff

Social Commitment – Shannon Benton and Brian Masser – Patriot Ridge Community/United Church Homes

President’s Commendation – Larry Harris – Willow Brook Christian Services

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