Services for people with developmental disabilities.
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Celebrate community engagement at the Hattie Larlham Friendship Luncheon.

Friendship Luncheon

The 2018 Hattie Larlham Friendship Luncheon was held on Fri., June 15. Hosted by Sara Shookman, WKYC-TV anchor, this event recognized the individuals, groups and businesses who share their experience, talents and financial support to enrich the lives of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

This year we will recognize the following individuals and organizations:

2018 Friendship Luncheon Award Recipients


Outstanding Individual - Nonie Marshall

  • Honorable Mention: Veenie Davidson, Okey Ekechi, Faith Folds, Maureen Keller, Dianna Bluso Miller, Cassie McMinn, Debbie Null and Sharon Varga

Outstanding Group - Cleveland Automobile Club Orphans' Outing Fund

  • Honorable Mention: Advent Lutheran Church, KSU Key Club and Rejoice Lutheran Church

Corporate Partner of the Year - GOJO Industries, Inc.

  • Honorable Mention: U.S. Bank

Corporate Hero Award - Nicole Wilson, GOJO Industries, Inc.

Volunteer of the Year - Marilyn Styblo

  • Honorable Mention: Alec Braun and Emily Krenze

Young Hero Award - Aaron Dallner

Youth Award - Whitney Papp

  • Honorable Mention: Hailey & Brooklyn Brake and Jr. Girl Scouts Troop #61725

Trailblazer Award - Employment Success - Aaron Wornica

  • Honorable Mention: Lawrence (Mike) Eller and D'Andrea (DeeDee) Miller

Trailblazer Award - Outstanding Employer- Winking Lizard Tavern

  • Honorable Mention: AMT

Friendship Luncheon Sponsors

Presenting Sponsors

Friendship Luncheon Presenting Sponsor Akron Children's Hospital Friendship Luncheon Presenting Sponsor Gojo Industries, Inc.

Partnership Sponsor

  • Summit County Developmental Disabilities Board
Wendy Voelker

Wendy Voelker

Development Officer

Office: 330-840-6845
Mobile: 440-708-6073

Hattie Larlham Center for Children with Disabilities
9772 Diagonal Road
Mantua, Ohio 44255