Category Archives: My Story

Community Partnership Helps Nearly 100 Local Teens

For the past three years, Summit DD has partnered with Summit County Jobs and Family Services to provide essential employment opportunities for local teens. In 2016, the program impacted 35 people and then in 2017 it grew to 40. This summer, Summit DD nearly doubled the impact—benefiting 79 teens. Read More ›

Kenny the Conqueror

Balancing your time between work, family and friends can be a struggle. Plus, making time for yourself in that mix can be even more difficult. However, for a young man named Kenny, he has truly conquered that balance. For the past several years, Kenny has found his anchor in the sport of bodybuilding. “I like feeling strong and overcoming the weight,” said Kenny. Read More ›

Brandon and Samantha: Every Day is a Gift

Happily ever after—it’s an age old phrase that everyone knows. Most of the time, it’s referenced in a fairytale. However, for Brandon and Samantha, they’re living it every single day. So when did their picture perfect love story begin? They met through a shared friend back in 2000. “The sparks flew and we officially started dating on March 24th,” Samantha reminisced with a smile. For the next 11 years, they built a strong foundation of love and the wedding bells rang on June 4th of 2011. Read More ›

A Winning Attitude

There’s nothing like the support of those around you to help you reach goals. That’s exactly what one local middle-schooler uses to work toward his current and future goals. Read More ›

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