Valley Legacy Awards

The Valley Legacy Award honors individuals who demonstrate an ongoing commitment to
our community and serve as an inspiration to others.

ValleyLegacyAwards

In 2005, The Valley Legacy Awards were created to honor those who are devoted to improving the Mahoning Valley. Since then, the Valley Legacy Awards have honored more than 300 exceptional people and organizations with 60 receiving the Valley Legacy Award.

The Awards recognize three categories of legacies:

  • Outstanding Senior Award for Community Achievement
  • Outstanding Senior Award for Professional Excellence
  • Outstanding Senior Advocates

13th Annual Valley Legacy Awards

October 4, 2017 at 12:00pm

The Maronite Center
1555 S Meridian Road
Youngstown, Ohio 44511

 

2017 Valley Legacy Awards Recipients Announced

27 individuals were nominated as outstanding senior and senior advocates from Mahoning, Trumbull, and Columbiana Counties. 7 were awarded the Valley Legacy Award.

This year’s winners include:

 Outstanding Senior Award for Community Achievement

  • William Farragher –  Canfield
  • James F. Kerr – Lisbon
  • Carl A. Nunziato – Boardman
  • William Wilkins – Salem

 

Outstanding Senior Award for Professional Excellence

  • Ralph H. Smith – Warren

 

Outstanding Senior Advocate

  • Mark Cole – Austintown
  • Mark and Trish Ludwick- The Senior News

 

Cliff C. & Lillie W. Johnson Memorial Award for Time Service to the Community

  • Richard “Dick” Orwig- Presented to daughter Patti Bixler and son Tom Orwig, both of Howland

2017 Valley Legacy Awards Video

October 4, 2017
The Maronite Center

2016 Valley Legacy Awards Video

October 5, 2016
The Maronite Center

2015 Valley Legacy Awards Photo Gallery

October 7, 2015
The Maronite Center