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Celebrate community engagement at the Hattie Larlham Friendship Luncheon.

Friendship Luncheon

The Hattie Larlham Friendship Luncheon recognizes the individuals, groups and businesses who share their experience, talents and financial support to enrich the lives of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. During the luncheon awards are given in different categories in honor of milestones or achievements. The event recognizes our community's participation in the lives of the people Hattie Larlham serves.

We will also present Trailblazer Awards to a person who achieved employment through Hattie Larlham's community employment program and to a business who partners with Hattie Larlham in providing community employment opportunities for the people we serve. The 2017 Friendship Luncheon was hosted by Sara Shookman, WKYC-TV anchor.

Be sure to join us next year for the 2018 Friendship Luncheon. In 2017, Hattie Larlham recognized the following individuals and organizations:

2017 Friendship Luncheon Award Recipients

Outstanding Individual

  • Maria Johnson
  • Manager, Hattie Larlham Constant Companions, Bedford Heights

Outstanding Group

  • Kent Roosevelt Girls’ Basketball Team

Corporate Partner of the Year

  • The Lubrizol Corporation

Volunteer of the Year

  • Pat Parson

Young Hero Award

  • Brandon Estright

Trailblazer Awards

  • Employment Success – Jonathan Alvarado
  • Outstanding Employer – Brian Krasney, Garretts Mill Diner

Friendship Luncheon Schedule

  • 11:00 a.m. – Registration/Networking
  • 11:45 a.m. – Luncheon Served
  • 12:00 p.m. – Program Begins

Friendship Luncheon Location

  • Hilton Garden Inn Cleveland/Twinsburg
  • 8971 Wilcox Drive
  • Twinsburg OH 44087
Wendy Voelker

Wendy Voelker

Events Manager

Office: 330-840-6845
Mobile: 440-708-6073
wendy.voelker@hattielarlham.org

Hattie Larlham Executive Offices
7996 Darrow Road, Suite 10
Twinsburg, Ohio 44087