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Welcoming New Team Members: January 2023

Join us in welcoming the newest members of the Summit DD team! Be on the lookout for future job openings on our Careers page. Read More ›

Summit DD staff at Employee Recognition Breakfast.

Celebrating the Summit DD Team

In celebration of our dedicated team members, Summit DD hosted a 2023 Employee Recognition Breakfast. We recognized the amazing efforts of nearly 50 employees with a combined service of more than 550 years! Summit DD also introduced our exclusive Core Value Awards. Over 30 team members were nominated for exemplifying our values of Trust, Respect, Collaboration, Innovation, Inclusion and Excellence. The final six winners were announce at the breakfast, which included Gretchen Fiocca, Tamika Green, Kim Bauer, Doreen Kouri, Joann Collins, and Jennifer Ratzer. Read More ›

Summit DD News

Summit County Recognized as Dementia Friendly Community

Summit DD is proud to be a partner in this amazing community accomplishment! Summit County is now recognized by Dementia Friendly America® as a Dementia Friendly Community. With a strong coalition of partners, Dementia Friendly Summit County will begin working toward making its 31 communities more accessible, accepting, and livable for residents living with all forms of dementia. Read More ›

Winter Storm

Winter Storm Watch: Tips and Resources

A big winter storm is about to hit Summit County over the next few days. We want to give you the tips and resources you need to stay safe, as well as keep you informed on any closings at provider agencies. Below, is a general Emergency Preparedness article and a winter safety guide from the Ohio Committee for Severe Weather Awareness. We’ve also added a list of Warming Centers throughout Northeast Ohio in case you need a safe haven from the elements.

As for provider agency closings, we will be closely monitoring social media over the next 24-48 hours to quickly re-share that information on the Summit DD Facebook Page. Stay up to date here!

Most importantly, stay warm and stay safe!

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