Better Living in Balance | Donor Spotlight

A generous grant awarded by Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) has been improving wholeness of life for both rehab patients and residents at Bethany Village with the purchase of a Car Transfer Simulator and S3 Balance Bars. Jen Schoen, PT, and Tina Adamson, SLP, demonstrate the car transfer simulator in the Bethany Rehabilitation Center […]

Dawn Barhorst Joins Leadership Dayton Class of 2024

Graceworks Vice President of Human Resources & Chief Integrity Officer Dawn Barhorst has been selected to participate in the 2024 class of Leadership Dayton, alongside organizational leaders from throughout the Miami Valley. Leadership Dayton is a premier leadership development program designed by Dayton Area Chamber of Commerce to identify, educate and motivate a connected network […]

Graceworks Recognized by Better Business Bureau

The Better Business Bureau, serving Dayton and the Miami Valley, announced the 2023 BBB Torch Awards for Ethics winners. These awards honor organizations whose leaders demonstrate a high level of personal character; ensure the organizations’ practices meet the highest standards of ethics; and consequently generate trust with customers and the community. The Torch Award embodies […]

Judy Budi Appointed as a Board Trustee for Bowling Green State University

Governor Mike DeWine has appointed Judy Budi, Graceworks President and CEO, as a board trustee for Bowling Green State University–her undergraduate alma mater. Judy Budi, class of ’85, joined the BGSU Board of Trustees on Sept. 1, and will serve on the BGSU Board of Trustees through 2027. Judy’s appointment fills a vacancy on the […]

Passing on a Legacy of Success

We are happy to announce Bob Reichard’s promotion to Vice President of Finance. As Controller for Graceworks for the past decade, he has spent 35 (non-sequential) years with us, dubbing himself a “boomerang.” A man who loves a constant challenge, Bob’s proudest moment was completing a full Ironman triathlon. He also enjoys staying active by […]

Staying in the Family – Graceworks Enhanced Living

A core part of our mission is supporting adults with developmental and intellectual disabilities with dignity and wholeness. Our culture of faithful caring led Graceworks Enhanced Living staff to go above and beyond when a recent move increased the distance between Trent and his family. Trent had never lived alone before he joined the family […]

Soaring to Success Becomes First Employee Resource Network® (ERN) In Southern Ohio; Graceworks Lutheran Services Is Proud Participant

Centerville, Ohio (June 5, 2019) – Graceworks Lutheran Services, a non-profit organization based in Centerville, Ohio is pleased to announce the creation of a new Employee Resource Network ® (ERN) and Success Coach. The ERN, which is a partnership of three local employers plus Graceworks, is the first of its kind in southwest Ohio. Called […]

Graceworks Names New Human Resources Vice President

Centerville, Ohio (May 28, 2019) – Graceworks Lutheran Services is pleased to announce Dawn Barhorst as its new Vice President of Human Resources. Barhorst will be in charge of recruiting, benefits, training and volunteer programs. As Vice President of Human Resources, Barhorst will lead a human resources and talent team that is refocusing on employee […]