Awards

 

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2016

  • 2016 Charitable All Star, Joe Walter, Cincy Magazine
  • 2016 Ohio Rehabilitation Association Award Recipient- Antonio Adams, Doris Brennan Award Winner, nominated by OVGI
  • 2016 Best Workplace in Ohio
  • 2016 Meritorious Service Award, National Coalition for Homeless Veterans- Bill Darnell and John Briggs, Veterans Services team
  • 2016 C-Suite CFO of the Year Award Finalist, Cincinnati Business Courier- Doug Ostholthoff
  • Hamilton County Commissioners Proclaimed Friday, June 3rd, 2016 as “Goodwill Industries Day throughout all of Hamilton County” in recognition of Goodwill’s 100th Anniversary of Service.
  • 2016 Butler County Board of Developmental Disabilities Community Recognition Award- Matt Burnheimer and Michael Johnson
  • 2016 Community Pillar Nonprofit Board Executive of the Year- Joe Walter, from SmartBusiness Magazine and Medical Mutual

2015

2014

  • 2014 Clermont County Board of Developmental Disabilities – Provider Appreciation Award, awarded to Ohio Valley Goodwill Industries
  • 2014 “Excellence in Reuse” Award – Ohio Valley Goodwill Industries from Hamilton County Recycling and Solid Waste District
  • 2014 CARA Champion,  Sharon Hannon, Marketing Specialist
  • 2014 “Best of Cincinnati, Vintage Thrift Store,” CityBeat Magazine
  • 2014 Bronze Level Achievement Award to Ohio Valley Goodwill from AbilityOne™ Quality Work Environment Initiative
  • 2014 Butler County Board of Developmental Disabilities Community Recognition Award- Michael Johnson and Aimee Rittner
  • 2014 Clean Kitchen Award from Hamilton County Public Health for Ohio Valley Goodwill’s Food Services Program.
  • 2014 Pillar Award for Community Service, “Non-Profit Board Executive of the Year”- Mr. Dennis Barron, OVGI Board of Directors.

2013

  • 2013 SWORA “Rehabilitation Manager of the Year” Award, Aimee Rittner
  • 2013 Clean Kitchen Award from Hamilton County Public Health for Ohio Valley Goodwill’s Food Services Program
  • 2013 “Best in Cincinnati” Thrift Stores, CityBeat Magazine
  • 2013 “Business Partner of the Year” Award – presented to Ohio Valley Goodwill Industries – from Clermont County Board of Developmental Disabilities
  • 2013 Butler County Board of Developmental Disabilities Community Recognition Award- Michael Goforth and Mike Sweetin, Fairfield Vocational Services Center
  • 2013 Clermont County Board of Developmental Disabilities “Dancing for our Stars”- Todd and Julie Schreiber

2012

  • 2012 SWORA Rehabilitation Support Staff of the Year- Jay Kehoe, Office Procedures and Computer Technology
  • 2012 “Best in Cincinnati” Thrift Stores, CityBeat Magazine
  • 2012 Butler County Board of DD, Community Recognition Awards, Aimee Rittner, Chelsea Combs, Summer McGriff
  • 2012 Medical Mutual Pillar Award for Community Service presented to Joseph S. Byrum, President & CEO, Ohio Valley Goodwill Industries, Nonprofit Executive Director of the Year.
  • 2012 Hamilton County DD Services, Sue Breiner Self-Advocacy Award- Matt Graves
  • 2012 Hamilton County DD Services, Joanne Schreiner Outstanding Achievement Award- Paul Davis.
  • 2012 SWORA Rehabilitation Practitioner of the Year – Jay Kehoe, Office Procedures and Computer Technology.
  • 2012 BCBDD Community Recognition Awards- Aimee Rittner, Chelsea Combs, Summer McGriff.
  • 2012 HCDDS Sue Breiner Self-Advocacy Award- Matt Graves
  • 2012 HCDDS Joanne Schreiner Award for Outstanding Achievement- Paul Davis

2011

  • 2011 SWORA Rehabilitation Organization of the Year- Ohio Valley Goodwill Industries
  • 2011 SWORA Rehabilitation Program of the Year- Ohio Valley Goodwill Job Placement Services
  • 2011 SWORA Rehabilitation Practitioner of the Year- Stephanie Eppley, Work Evaluation
  • 2011 Unsung hero Award, National Coalition for Homeless Veterans, John Briggs, HVRP
  • 2011 Hamilton County Developmental Disabilities Services Awards
    • James Harley- Sue G. Breiner Self-Advocate Award
    • Braxton Thomas- Lynn K. Sundermann Personal Achievement
      Award
    • Ron Martin- Superintendent’s Award
    • Steve Koons- Finalist for the Joanne M. Schreiner Outstanding
      Achievement Award
  • 2011 Agency Provider of the Year Award, Butler County Board of Developmental Disabilities
  • 2011 Ohio Public Images Award in Audio-Visual for Michael
    Flannery, “Transitions”

2010

  • 2010 SWORA Rehabilitation Program of the Year- Office Procedures
    and Computer Technology
  • 2010 SWORA Rehabilitation Support Staff of the Year- Emily
    Gillespie, Work Evaluation Administrative Assistant
  • 2010 Excellence Award In Recognition of Americans with
    Disabilities Act, 20th Anniversary Celebration
  • 2010 Best Thrift Clothing Store by City Beat Magazine
  • 2010 Ohio Public Images Award for What Matters Most Fashion Show
    Ohio Valley Goodwill, major sponsor and co-producer.
  • 2010 HCDDS Superintendent’s Award for Goodwill’s
    Consumer Advisory Committee
  • 2010 Top Rated Non-Profit Organization, Ohio Valley
    Goodwill, by GreatNonprofits

2009

  • 2009 Southwest Ohio Rehabilitation Association (SWORA)
    Tomko award for Outstanding Achievement- Joseph S. Byrum,
    President and CEO
  • 2009 CFO of the Year Award, Cincinnati Business Courier for Doug Ostholthoff, Ohio Valley Goodwill Industries, VP for Administrative Services
  • 2009 Community Recognition Award, BCB/DD (Butler County Board of Developmental Disabilites), Susan Mayberry, Employment Services Manager, Sharon Hannon, Marketing Specialist
  • 2009 Best Thrift Clothing Store by City Beat Magazine “Best Of” Awards
  • 2009 Better Business Bureau A+ Rating
  • 2009 Ohio Public Images Award, Advocacy In Media Committee

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2008

  • 2008 SWORA Rehabilitation Manager of the Year- Kelly Manns
  • 2008 SWORA Rehabilitation Practioner of the Year- Patty Knue
  • 2008 ONE Award Finalist (Organizations of Noteworthy Excellence).
  • 2008 CFO of the Year Finalist, Cincinnati Business Courier for Doug Ostholthoff, Ohio Valley Goodwill Industries, VP for Administrative Services.
  • 2008 Kenneth K. King Management Award from Goodwill Industries International – CE0 and President Joseph S. Byrum
  • 2008 Butler County Board of DD Community Recognition- Steve Koons, Leslie McCurley, and Sharon Hannon

2007

  • 2007 SWORA Rehabilitation Practioner of the Year- Nancy VanderWoude
  • 2007 SWORA Advocacy Award- Antonio Adams and Visionaries and Voices
  • Better Business Bureau Accredited Business
  • 2007 CFO of the Year Finalist, Business Courier, Doug Ostholthoff
  • 2007 Arc Self-Advocate of the Year Award – Brian Harper
  • 2007 HCDDS JoAnne M. Schreiner Award for Outstanding Achievement- Leslie McCurley

2006

  • 2006 Better Business Bureau Torch Awards for Non-Profit Organizations Finalist
  • 2006 Southwestern Ohio Rehabilitation Association award for “Rehabilitation Organization of the Year”
  • 2006 EP Maxwell J. Schleifer Distinguished Service Award
  • 2006 Thomas H. Kidd Award of Excellence-DD-CARE
  • 2006 Sue G. Breiner Advocacy Award- Melinda Gabelman
  • 2006 DD Superintendent’s Award- Kira Kayes

2005

  • 2005 GII Volunteer of the Year Award- James Armour, Board Chairman
  • 2005 UC College of Nursing, Florence Nightingale Award- Michelle McKeever, RN.
  • 2005 HCDDS Volunteerism Award- Joe Walter
  • 2005 HCDDS Superintendent’s Award- Sharon Hannon

2004

  • 2004 SWORA Advocacy Award, Melinda Gabelman
  • 2004 Nish Award — Business Services
  • Thomas H. Kidd Award of Excellence- DD 2002 and 2004
  • Arc Self-Advocacy Award 2004, Brandon Straughn, Work Adjustment
  • Arc Educational Advocacy Award 2004, Paetra Baker, Intake Coordinator
  • GIVS- Goodwill Industries Volunteer Services Lifetime Achievement Award 2004- Jane and Rollin Kreps, Ohio Valley Goodwill Service Guild
  • Cincinnati Bar Association, John W. Warrington, Community Service Award 2004, Dennis Barron, Secretary, OVGI Board of Directors, Past
    Chairman, OVGI Board of Directors
  • Unsung Hero Award, Charles Blythe, Homeless Coalition, Washington DC
  • 2004 SWORA Bernard S. Rosenthal Rehabilitation Manager of the Year, Steve Koons

2003

  • Ohio Rehabilitation Association- Organization of the Year 2003
  • Southwestern Ohio Rehabilitation Association- Organizational Award 2003
  • Better Business Bureau, Torch Awards, Finalist 2003, 2004, and 2005
  • Southwestern Ohio Rehabilitation Association- Rehab Program of the Year 2003 (Career Readiness Workshop)

 

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