The Red Wagon Award -- an Award honoring members who have made a significant contribution to the Chapter. This award is typically awarded at the Red Wagon Luncheon each fall.
Jane Larsen Fall 2016 Julie Taylor Fall 2006 Karen Smith Fall 2015 Carol Koury Spring 2005 Terri Mohler Fall 2014 Darla Hamstreet Spring 2005 Nancy Smythe Fall 2013 Rosine Sobczak,OSF Fall 2004 Lucy Abu-Absi Fall 2012 Nanette Cheezak Fall 2004 Jan Purinton Fall 2011 Kathy Bixler Fall 2004 Mary Lindquist Spring 2011 Corrine Welch Fall 2003 Linda Graham Fall 2010 Jackie Bass Spring 2003 Sue Kertz Fall 2009 Pat Stichter Fall 2002 Sue Savage Fall 2008 Marilyn Reilly Fall 2002* Betty Pizza Fall 2008 Arlene Florian Fall 2002 Linda Pawlecki Fall 2007 Barabara Sommer Spring 2002* Gay Deiger Fall 2006 * Deceased
The Barabara Sommer Memorial Award -- Barabara Sommer was a beloved member of Christ Child Society of Toledo from 1995-2003. Barb was very organized, a retired school teacher, An knitter extraordinaire! She chaired our layette program for several years and started our Angel layette program in September 2001. Barb knit as many as 75 sweaters a year for the Layette program. In her honor, we framed one of the last sweaters she knit, and it hangs in our space at the Mercy Professioal Building. This award was established in 2004 and honors a new member who has made a significant contribution to the Chapter. This award circulates and is given at the Spring Closing Luncheon in May.
Gayle Vonderembse 2016 Gerri Kruszynski 2008 Linda Justen 2015 Candy Sturtz 2008 Jill Kelly 2014 Sharon Henning 2007 Connie Fields, Mary Beth Krebs 2013 Cecile Bennett 2007 Beverly Porter 2012 Marilyn Arbaugh 2006 Judy Keller 2011 Ann Welly 2005 Teri Giacci, Pam Mahaney 2010 Mary Bell 2005 Mary Lee Treeter 2009 Edythe Wingerter 2004
The National Red Wagon Grant -- The Christ Child Society of Toledo was the recipient of the Red Wagon Grant from National Christ Child Society for our Parenting Today's Kids program. This award recognizes this Chapter program for being a Child-centered service project of exceptional quality.
S.A.V.E. Award -- “Science Alliance for Valuing the Environment” The Christ Child Society of Toledo received the 2017 Eco-Community Award from Lourdes University. Our partnership with S.A.V.E. at Lourdes University has contributed to Life Lab walls, helped with classes, and cookie-baking for the annual Santa and the Animals.