Category Archives: Staff

Summit DD Team Goes Head-to-Head in Akron Corporate Challenge

The Akron Corporate Challenge is an athletic competition promoting employee wellness, company camaraderie, and business networking while helping local charities. The Summit DD Team participated for a third consecutive year and placed 4th out of 16 teams. Other competitors included large organizations like Gojo, Bridgestone, Signet Jewelers, and more. Overall, 72 Summit DD staff and family members participated in the tournament! Read More ›

Summit DD Honored by the Healthy Business Council of Ohio

(Tallmadge, Ohio) – The Summit County Developmental Disabilities Board (Summit DD) received a Healthy Worksite Silver Level Award from the Healthy Business Council of Ohio (HBCO) on Thursday, January 25, 2018 in Columbus. Summit DD was one of only 73 employers honored in the state. Other award recipients included Akron Children’s Hospital, American Greetings, Fifth Third Bank, and Case Western Reserve University to name a few. Read More ›

Summit DD Hosts 2nd Annual Community Give Back Day

(Tallmadge, Ohio) – On June 5th the Summit County Developmental Disabilities Board, or Summit DD, participated in their 2nd Annual Community Give Back Day. More than 140 Summit DD staff members volunteered at several local organizations including, Haven of Rest, Emerge Counseling Services, Lakemore Parks, and six different Goodwill stores throughout the county. Read More ›

United Way Day of Action 2016

Summit DD staff worked together to make an impact in the community for United Way of Summit County‘s Day of Action on June 17! Over 50 staff members spent their time at EMERGE Counseling Services for the annual volunteer day. Volunteers helped beautify both the inside and outside of the Akron non-profit, which provides counseling and mental health services. From landscaping and spreading mulch around the building to painting interior walls and working on small renovation projects, everyone put in hard work to make a difference. Read More ›

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