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Employee Recognition

2019 Stars Awards

Stars LogoThe STARS program annually offers a moment of public recognition for your employees with a much-deserved day of honor and celebration. Who are the unsung heroes among your staff who work behind the scenes to meet the daily needs of residents, clients, and program participants? LeadingAge Ohio encourages you to identify the front-line, non-management employees who diligently work to provide selfless gifts to those we serve.

Each event includes unique touches to make the day special for our STARS including:

  • A gourmet lunch

  • “Selfie” Station to make fun memories

  • Commemorative lapel pins

  • Award certificates

  • Copies of the heartfelt nominations for each STAR

  • Fun momentos


Program Agenda

12:15 p.m.   Registration
12:30 p.m.   Welcome and Invocation
12:40 p.m.   Luncheon
1:30 p.m.     Dessert and Award Presentations
2:30 p.m.     Program Conclusion

Stars Information Sheet

 

STARS District Map

 

2018 Stars Regional Map


It’s time to celebrate!  LeadingAge Ohio encourages members to mark their calendars now for the annual STARS Awards Luncheons.  These regional events offer the opportunity for residents, clients, staff, and family members to express their sincere thanks to the most committed front-line, non-management employees.  Join us to honor stellar employees with well deserved public recognition.

How to Nominate a STAR

We want your entire community to be able nominate a special staff STAR.  To allow that to happen, there are two options available.

If you choose to use the online Nomination Form:

Click on the link to the STAR Nomination Form, complete and submit.  A completed Nomination Form must be submitted for each individual STAR nominee two (2) weeks prior to the event.

PLEASE NOTE: Please make certain that the HR Director or appropriate person within your organization is aware of the STAR nomination prior to submission.

If you choose to use the paper Nomination Form:

Click on the link to download the Nomination Form.  If you choose to use the paper form please write legibly or type.  A completed Nomination Form must be submitted for each individual STAR nominee two (2) weeks prior to the event.  Once all the forms are gathered send them to LeadingAge Ohio, ATTN:  Bobbi Dolan or email forms to bdolan@leadingageohio.org.

PLEASE NOTE: Please make certain that the HR Director or appropriate person within your organization is aware of the STAR nomination prior to submission.

STARS Celebration Event Information

Make plans now to gather with other LeadingAge Ohio members and honor these special employees at one of our regionally located 2019 STARS Luncheons this Spring.  The dates for this year's STARS events are:

Northwest Region

Date: Thursday, April 11, 2019
Time: 12:30 - 2:30 p.m.
Location: Otterbein St. Marys, 11230 State Route 364, St. Marys, OH 45885

How to Nominate a STAR

Nominate Online:  Northwest Star Nomination Form

Download and mail in the form: 2019 Stars Downloadable Nomination Form

Northwest Registration Deadline:  March 28, 2019


How to Register for the Northwest STARS Celebration

Online Registration: Click here to register for the Northwest STARS Event

Download and mail the registration form: 2019 Northwest STARS Registration Form


South/Southwest Region

Date: Tuesday, April 16, 2019
Time: 12:30 - 2:30 p.m.
Location: Maple Knoll Communities, 11100 Springfield Pike, Cincinnati, OH 45246

How to Nominate a STAR

Nominate Online:  South/Southwest STAR Nomination Form

Download and mail in the form: 2019 Stars Downloadable Nomination Form

South/Southwest Registration Deadline:  April 2, 2019


How to Register for the South/Southwest STARS Celebration

Online Registration: Click here to register for the South/Southwest STARS Event

Download and mail the registration form: 2019 South/Southwest STARS Registration Form


Central/Southeast Region

Date: Wednesday, May 1, 2019
Time: 12:30 - 2:30 p.m.
Location: Kendal at Granville, 2158 Columbus Road, Granville, OH 43023

(Attendees are asked to please carpool if possible.  Drop off will be at purple tower beside main entrance, additional parking at Middleton.)

How to Nominate a STAR

Nominate Online:  Central/Southeast STAR Nomination Form

Download and mail in the form: 2019 Stars Downloadable Nomination Form

Central/Southeast Registration Deadline:  April 17, 2019


How to Register for the Central/Southeast STARS Celebration

Online Registration: Click here to register for the Central/Southeast STARS Event

Download and mail the registration form: 2019 Central/Southeast STARS Registration Form


Mideast/East Region

Date: Tuesday, May 7, 2019
Time: 12:30 - 2:30 p.m.
Location: Ohio Living Lake Vista - Clubhouse, 303 North Mecca Street, Cortland, OH 44410

How to Nominate a STAR

Nominate Online:  Mideast/East Nomination Form

Download and mail in the form: 2019 Stars Downloadable Nomination Form

Mideast/East Registration Deadline:  April 23, 2019


How to Register for the Mideast/East STARS Celebration

Online Registration: Click here to register for the Mideast/East STARS Event

Download and mail the registration form: 2019 Mideast/East STARS Registration Form


Northeast Region

Date: Thursday, May 23, 2019
Time: 12:30 - 2:30 p.m.
Location: The Conference Center at Benjamin Rose
11890 Fairhill Road
Cleveland, OH 44120

How to Nominate a STAR

Nominate Online:  Northeast Nomination Form

Download and mail in the form: 2019 Stars Downloadable Nomination Form

Northeast Registration Deadline:  May 9, 2019


How to Register for the Northeast STARS Celebration

Online Registration: CLICK HERE to register for the Northeast STARS celebration.

Download and mail the registration form: 2019 Northeast STARS Registration Form

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Kathryn Brod, MBA

Kathryn Brod

President/CEO
614-545-9014

  • Is the association's primary spokesperson
  • Oversees staff and daily operations
  • Promotes LeadingAge Ohio's position and public policy goals to elected officials; staff liaison to Advocacy Committee
  • Responsible for implementing LeadingAge Ohio's strategic direction
  • Works with LeadingAge Ohio Board of Directors
  • Staff liaison to Human Resources Committee

Patrick Schwartz

Patrick Schwartz

Director of Strategic Communications
614-545-9026

  • Serves as lead member communications and media strategist for key association initiatives
  • Oversees digital strategy, including websites, e-newsletters and social media channels
  • Provides strategic direction for communicating organizational goals and achievements to members, partners, policy makers and the media
  • Serves as primary contact for media inquiries

Jennifer Taylor, BA, CGS

Jennifer Taylor

Director of Member Experience
614-545-9028

  • Manages provider member recruitment and retention strategies
  • Database management
  • Responsible for website content/access
  • Provider Membership staff liaison
  • Staff liaison to Awards and Membership committees
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