Life in Delaware County

Mount Alumni Awards Given At MTSO

12 Oct , 2019  

Methodist Theological School in Ohio has presented Eugene Folden, TaNikka Sheppard and Ellen Sims with the John and Ruth Mount Alumni Awards for Distinguished Service, the school’s highest honor for graduates. MTSO President Jay Rundell presented the awards at an October 7 luncheon during Alumni Day. More…

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Schools

Friend Of Public Education Award Given To Delaware County Public Servant

1 Oct , 2019  

Nearly 300 school board members, administrators, staff, students and guests from across central Ohio gathered in Columbus on September 25 for the Ohio School Boards Association (OSBA) Central Region Fall Conference.

During the event, a Delaware County public servant was recognized for her service to education.

The region hosts two conferences a year, one in the spring and one in the fall. The conference features updates from OSBA officers and staff and a number of awards and recognitions. More…

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Life in Delaware County

Downtown Delaware Named One Of America’s Great Places

26 Sep , 2019  

Sandusky Street might shine a bit brighter this week as it glows in the light of national recognition.

The American Planning Association (APA) announced this week the country’s 13 Great Places for 2019 through the organization’s national flagship program Great Places in America.

One of those places is right here at home, and another is close by. More…

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Ohio Wesleyan University

Outstanding Teacher Educator

16 Sep , 2019  

Ohio Wesleyan University alumna and professor emerita Amy McClure, Ph.D., is being honored with the 2019 International Literacy Association (ILA) Jerry Johns Outstanding Teacher Educator in Reading Award.

McClure, who retired in May following a 40-year career with the university, will receive the award October 12 during the ILA Awards Ceremony and Reception in New Orleans. More…

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Life in Delaware County

SourcePoint Volunteer Wins Medical Mutual Award

13 Sep , 2019  

SourcePoint volunteer Doug Lay won Senior Volunteer of the Year at the Medical Mutual Outstanding Senior Volunteer Award Banquet on September 4. The annual banquet honors individuals age 60 years and older from throughout central and southern Ohio who provide their communities with extraordinary volunteer service. More…

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Schools

Delaware Teacher Recognized In Educator Of The Year Awards

16 Jul , 2019  

Instructure has announced the winners of its inaugural Educator of the Year Awards at the annual InstructureCon edtech conference. One of those recipients, chosen from educators across the country, was a teacher with Delaware City Schools.

Building on the success of the 2018 awards, the Educator of the Year Awards recognizes outstanding educators working to further teaching as well as shape the next generation of students. This year’s six winners represent education innovation in both the K-12 and higher education fields. More…

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Life in Delaware County

Delaware County District Library Receives Coveted Public Relations Award

27 Jun , 2019  

The Library Leadership and Management Association (LLAMA) has awarded eight libraries across the country with this year’s John Cotton Dana Library Public Relations Awards. One of those receiving the award was the Delaware County District Library. More…

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Delaware County

County Commissioners Honored With Ohio Water Environment Association Award

6 Jun , 2019  

The Delaware County Commissioners were recently honored with the Ohio Water Environment Association Southeast Section’s annual public service award. This award recognizes Ohio public officials who have demonstrated a significant commitment to the protection and improvement of the water environment. The OWEA is the largest wastewater organization in Ohio with more than 2,000 members and is dedicated to the preservation and enhancement of water, as well as education about this precious natural resource. More…

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Life in Delaware County

Who Has The Best Pizza In Delaware County?

20 Mar , 2019  

Congratulations are in order for a well-known local restaurant that serves a well-loved product.
This week saw publication of the 2019 edition of “The best pizza shop in each of Ohio’s 88 counties” list on cleveland.com. This list updates the last edition, issued three years ago. More…

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Schools, Sports

Runner Becomes First Westerville North Athletic Hall Of Famer

1 Feb , 2019  

On Friday evening, January 18, track star Bob Kennedy (class of 1988) became the first individual inducted into Westerville North High School’s new Athletic Hall of Fame.  Students serving on the Warrior Athlete Leadership Team, advised by Athletic Director Wes Elifritz, made the selection and hosted the banquet.  North’s Notables provided musical entertainment. More…

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Life in Delaware County

Awards Given For Keeping County Beautiful

18 Dec , 2018  

Several community members, leaders, schools and groups received recognition at the annual Keep Delaware County Beautiful Awards that occurred on December 13 at Stratford Ecological Center.

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Business

Nominations Open For Central Ohio Diversity In Business Awards

7 Dec , 2018  

The Central Ohio Diversity in Business Awards program, presented by Columbus Business First, honors the remarkable work of inclusive organizations and individuals in Central Ohio. More…

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Delaware County

Delaware County Judge Named To National Board

28 Nov , 2018  

Delaware County Probate/Juvenile Court Judge David Hejmanowski has been named to the Board of Fellows of the National Center for Juvenile Justice. Hejmanowski, who succeeded Kenneth J. Spicer as judge in 2015, will serve on the board’s Advisory Committee for the 2018-2019 term. More…

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Business, Powell/Lewis Center

Powell Company Takes Top Spot In 2018 Best Places To Work In Central Ohio

18 Nov , 2018  

Kaiser Consulting, LLC, an accounting and information technology firm, has announced that it has been named a 2018 Best Places to Work in Central Ohio by Columbus Business First. It is the third time in four years the company has received this prestigious award and the first time Kaiser Consulting has been honored as the number one company in the medium-sized category. More…

Business

Delaware Company Featured For Ohio Business Profile Program

25 Oct , 2018  

Renergy, Inc. in Delaware was selected by Secretary of State Jon Husted as one of October’s featured businesses for the Ohio Business Profile program. More…