Celebrating 50 Years of Support

Community Recognition Dinner

 Community Recognition Dinner 2017

Congratulations to all of the award winners recognized at our Community Recognition Dinner April 6, 2017. 

Awards went to the following people/groups:

  • Community Recognition Award recipients go above and beyond to support people with developmental disabilities and promote inclusion in our community. We’re honored 82 award recipients including: The buddies and coaches who volunteer countless hours at the Joe Nuxhall Miracle League Fields; First Financial employees who have donated hundreds of gifts for our Holiday Outreach program year after year; Dena, for working with Maggy and ensuring her success; Coaching staff from Miami University’s Women’s Basketball team, for hosting the Shooting for Smiles event; and Allen, the owner of a local ice cream shop, who made a young man with Down syndrome feel important.
  • Employer of the Year Award - Miami Valley Gaming
  • Provider of the Year Award - Mohammed Mbeitt
  • Group Volunteer of the Year Award - Make a House a Home
  • Individual Volunteer of the Year Award - Dave Glock, Jr.
  • Lloyd Harris Community Award - Kenta Mignot
  • Jeff & Debbie Crouse Self-Advocacy Award - Jody Mann
  • Fred Valerius Family Lifetime Achievement Award - The Mann Family
  • Butler County Star Award - Laura Sedziol


To read more details about the award winners, click here to download the dinner program booklet.

If you would like a high resolution copy of any of the photos here, please send us an email.

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