OUR PEOPLE

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At Graceworks, our people make the difference. Enjoy these articles about our staff, residents, and volunteers that help us fulfill our mission of Faithful Caring for people in challenging and changing circumstances.

Graceworks Welcomes New Director of Marketing and Communications

Graceworks Lutheran Services is pleased to welcome Michael Taylor to the position of Director of Marketing and Communications. Michael brings more than 30 years of marketing, advertising, communications, and event marketing experience to his role at Graceworks. Prior to joining Graceworks, Michael served as Director of Communications at Miamisburg-based Secure Cyber Defense directing communications, marketing […]

Bethany Village Names New Administrator

Graceworks Lutheran Services is pleased to announce the promotion of Lauren Coyle to Administrator of Bethany Village. Lauren is a passionate leader with a heart for providing exceptional care to aging adults.

Employee Service Awards – January 2020

In January, Human Resources began honoring employees with 1, 3 and 5 years of service during their anniversary month. Supervisors were given the awards to distribute to honorees. See below a few candid shots of honorees and a complete list of January service award recipients.

Enhancing Lives Every Day: The Value of Activity-based Programs for Individuals with Intellectual Disabilities

Day programs, such as those offered by Graceworks Enhanced Living, provide a place for adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities to be active within their community and socialize with others, outside of a home environment. These coordinated programs give participants the independence and freedom to be themselves and pursue their interests, while at the same […]

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 […]

Bridging Generational Divides Through Technology

In our ever-changing digital world, it can be difficult to keep up with the latest technological trends. But it can be especially frustrating for older adults, who may be learning technology for the first time. While today’s teens grew up surrounded by smartphones, wireless internet, and social networking sites, the digital world is a relatively […]

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 […]

Update: Bethany Village Employee Runs Boston Marathon

This is an update to a post from April 8, 2019. Christopher Kuntz is a Bethany Village resident care technician (RCT). When he is not at work, he likes to run. A lot. Chris recently ran and completed the Boston Marathon on April 15, 2019. He completed the race with a very respectable time of […]