Category Archives: Blog

Meet John Trunk, a Leader Dedicated to Community

There is no doubt that John Trunk, Summit DD’s new Superintendent, brings the professional expertise to fill the role as the head of one of Ohio’s largest counties.  He has more than 30 years of experience in the field.  “I started in this field as a direct care worker and loved what I did,” described Trunk.  Most recently, he served the Toledo area as Lucas County’s Superintendent for 12 years, as well as top positions in Williams and Richland counties.   Beyond professional experience, Trunk brings a very important leadership quality with him…a sense of community.

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Participants have a Blast at Acme Game Night

Games, pizza, prizes and friends – put these together and you have the perfect recipe for a fun-filled social event. This is exactly what took place when participants from Summit DD’s Blast program attended Game Night, hosted by Acme Fresh Market in Akron. Read More ›

Andre’s Legacy

Just before sunrise, on Saturday, September 28, Jason “Zeke” Petrie stood with anticipation at the Akron Marathon starting line. Neither fear nor doubt could enter his mind, because he had immeasurable strength on his side—the support of teammate Andre Travis. Read More ›

Pam Loves Being Fast & Efficient in Her Job

Pam loves working in Bulk Foods at Mustard Seed Market and Cafe. She even wears a pin that says, “Love Bulk”. She especially loves being fast and efficient in her job. She takes pride in being able to complete tasks quickly because there is more work to be done.

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