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Local Philanthropy Gets Ovation from Lima Memorial Health System

Local Philanthropy Gets Ovation from Lima Memorial Health System

posted on: 4/5/2024 8:13:23 PM

On Thursday, April 4, the Lima Memorial Foundation was thrilled to host its 2024 Ovation event. This special event, held at the Lima Memorial Medical Park on Eastown Road, honored individuals and businesses who believe in and are committed to advancing the health of our community through philanthropic gifts to the Foundation.

Dr. Thompson, Lima Memorial’s first Vice President of Medical Affairs, was recognized during the evening for his unwavering commitment to Lima Memorial Health System and our community, as well as his enduring legacy as a caring physician, impactful leader, selfless mentor and genuine friend for many in our communities.

Awards presented to individuals during the evening are as follows:

Alice Henderson Award – Cumulative gifts of $25,000 or more

Biggby Coffee – Adam Rector & Dr. Mary Wiechart

Kyle & Mandie Erford

Josh & Renee Frohlich

Korda / Nemeth Engineering, Inc.

Jamie & Jill Mehaffie

Scott & Terri Shutt

Stoops Freightliner

The Met – Rob & Nicole Nelson

University of Northwestern Ohio

Von’s Diamonds and Jewelry


Chairman Award – Cumulative gifts of $100,000 or more

Dr. Mehran & Gerry Arabpour

Robert & Deborah Armstrong

Dr. G. Allen & Marilyn Bryant

Janet Hawk

The Cheap Sign Company

HeartLight Pharmacy Services – Eric & Marlena Schaaf

Dr. Darlene Weyer


Cora Davies Award – Cumulative gifts of $250,000 or more

Dr. Dennis Morris

Superior Credit Union


Emerald Award – Cumulative gifts of $1 million or more

Neil & Elizabeth Winget


In addition to these very distinguished awards, the Foundation presented the Ambassador of the Year Award to Dr. Mehran Arabpour, who exemplified selfless and enthusiastic volunteerism in support of the Lima Memorial Foundation in 2023 and the Infinity Award to Elizabeth Winget for displaying a boundless commitment to Lima Memorial. Lima Memorial associates who make the SPIRIT or LEADERSHIP pledge for Living the Spirit, an LMHS associate-driven giving campaign, were also recognized for their boundless contributions.


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