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Graceworks Lutheran Services Announces Judy A. Budi As New President & CEO

Centerville, Ohio (January 15, 2019) – Graceworks Lutheran Services, a large nonprofit organization based in Centerville, Ohio is pleased to announce Judy A. Budi will be its new President & Chief Executive Officer effective March 2, 2019. Budi replaces current CEO Willis O. Serr II who will retire after 30 years of service on March […]

Once Around Shop Helps Families In Need During 2018

Earlier in 2018, a family came to the Once Around Shop requesting Financial Assistance to prevent their Vectren from being disconnected.  The husband was working two jobs, but was laid off from one and then offered a promotion at the other.  Due to the gap at the end of the one job and the beginning […]

LeAnnea Taylor Wins Customer Service Award

Each year Graceworks Housing Services selects an employee that illustrates outstanding customer service from across 18 communities in the tristate region. The award is given to the person that exemplifies our mission, our customer service philosophy, and our Faithful Caring tenants while acting as an inspiration to others. The award is announced and presented at […]

Graceworks to Transfer CCCS Operations To The HomeOwnership Center

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Centerville, Ohio (November 7, 2018) – For more than 90 years, Graceworks Lutheran Services has provided innovative community-based programs to meet the needs of Miami Valley residents. Graceworks began offering Consumer Credit Counseling Service (CCCS) debt management programs in 1980. The program offerings expanded, assisting individuals and families to regain control […]

Graceworks Lutheran Services CEO to Retire Following 30+ Years of Service

Dayton, OH — September 5, 2018 — In a message to employees, Willis O. Serr II announced that he will retire as President and Chief Executive Officer of Graceworks Lutheran Services on March 1, 2019. Serr has dedicated over 30 years of his professional career to the non-profit, faith-based, social services organization. Twenty-three of those […]

Graceworks Housing Services: Grace Lutheran Community Awarded Two Grants

Grace Lutheran Community, located in Greensburg, Indiana, was awarded two grants from the Decatur County Community Foundation and the Agriculture Field of Interest Fund. A total of $1435.75 was awarded to the community to purchase handicap accessible raised plant beds to allow all of the residents to enjoy summer gardening. In addition to the grants, […]

Eaton Once Around Shop and Preble County Emergency Food Pantry to Become The Common Good; New Nonprofit

  Centerville, Ohio (May 23, 2018) – Graceworks Lutheran Services formally announces Eaton Once Around Shop and Preble County Emergency Food Pantry will become a new nonprofit organization named The Common Good of Preble County. Graceworks and the Eaton Ministerial Association collaborate on the Once Around Shop and Food Pantry. This successful partnership recently marked […]

Graceworks Housing Services: United Way of Scott County Annual Day of Caring

St. James Community, located in Scottsburg, Indiana, was recently blessed by the employees of Multi-Color Corporation who donated their time and lots of hard work during the annual United Way of Scott County Day of Caring. The Multi-Color Corporation spent several hours one evening in May completing several projects outside the property of St. James […]