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Pillars in Action: Heritage

October 18, 2018

Our incoming board chair, Ann Keefe, recently shared some of her thoughts regarding the SJH Community and its 145 year heritage with the 2018 Golf Classic and Celebration guests… When I was asked to speak about what St. Joseph Home means to me, I began reflecting back to grade school and high school where I. . .

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Pillars In Action: Servant Leadership

September 14, 2018

As many of you are aware this is National Direct Support Professional recognition week.  This is a week where we at St. Joseph Home, along with the rest of the nation, recognize the dedication and accomplishments of the hard-working Direct Support Professional (DSP) workforce and express our gratefulness for their contributions and differences they make. . .

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Pillars In Action: Gentle Presence

August 1, 2018

Lately you may have noticed that the ceiling tiles within the resident cottages have become a lot more colorful!  We have a group of gifted staff who have been creating beautiful works of art by personalizing a ceiling tile for each resident in all of the cottages.  I was just astounded when I saw some. . .

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Pillars In Action: Servant Leadership

June 18, 2018

Recently, Rick Theders was awarded a 2018 Voices of Giving Award by the Greater Cincinnati Planned Giving Council.  He has been an unwavering force here at St. Joseph Home.  Not only has he provided professional guidance as the Chair of our Board of Trustees for the past two years, but he also serves as a. . .

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Pillars In Action: Servant Leadership

June 1, 2018

George Denman and the wonderful individuals of the St. Susanna Knights of Columbus Council 10272 hosts a car and truck show every June where all of the event proceeds are generously gifted to the St. Joseph Community. All the good works they do are informed by four core principles that the KOC Council 10272 stand. . .

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Pillars: Heritage

May 8, 2018

Recently our CEO, Dan Connors, was invited by The Women’s Fund of The Greater Cincinnati Foundation to speak at its Employer Toolkit Release.  This first-of-its kind Toolkit provides common sense and actionable solutions to address the biggest pain points for employers and low-wage employees. Dan was able to share how St. Joseph Home continues to. . .

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Pillars In Action: Heritage

April 6, 2018

Our SJH Community Services and Adult Day Program Staff were invited by Hamilton County to present around Service Innovation as part of their Transformation-at-a-Glance series.  The series is a great education resource for providers, county board staff, families, individuals and other stakeholders, to network, ask questions, and discover great ideas on how to improve both. . .

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Pillars In Action: Servant Leadership

February 16, 2018

I’ve had the pleasure of working at St Joseph Home going on ten years now.  I started off working as a Direct Support Professional and have transitioned into my current role as a Habilitation Assistant.  Through the various roles I have played within the community, I have been given a new set of eyes. I. . .

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Pillars In Action: Servant Leadership

January 19, 2018

Over the course of 2017, a group of eight individuals came together to form a hardworking, dedicated and passionate group called the SJH Emerging Leaders.  They have set out to support and share the mission and ministry of the St. Joseph Home community with other young professionals in Greater Cincinnati. Off to a strong start,. . .

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Pillars in Action: Heritage

December 21, 2017

As one of the newest members of the St. Joseph Home staff, I have been spending a lot of my time learning about our community. One of the things I have found so interesting and impactful is the strength and foresight of the Sisters of Charity.  Since moving to Cincinnati in the mid-1990s with my. . .

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