(Courtesy of Goodwill Industries)
Goodwill Industries serving Summit, Portage, Medina, Ashland and Richland Counties announces that Dan Flowers, president & CEO, Akron-Canton Regional Foodbank, will present the keynote address at its 14th Annual Employee of Distinction Award Luncheon, Wednesday, Sept. 9, at Guy’s Party Centre on Waterloo Road. The event begins at 11:30 a.m.
The speech is titled “The Honor of a Job Well Done.” Tickets for the event are $30 each and reservations can be made at http://www.goodwillakron.org/EDL.
Flowers is in his 12th year as President & CEO of the Akron-Canton Regional Foodbank. During his tenure, the Foodbank has experienced significant growth increasing food distribution from 9.1 million pounds to 26 million pounds in 2014. Under his leadership, the Akron-Canton Regional Foodbank became the 2012 Foodbank of the Year, the highest recognition achievable by food banks across the nation in the Feeding America network. Most recently, the Foodbank received the NorthCoast99 award, and was recognized as one of Northeast Ohio’s best places to work.
Flowers is a member and former vice-chairman of Feeding America’s National Affiliate Council (NAC) and is currently Vice Chairman of the Ohio Association Foodbank’s Board of Directors. He is also a member of BVU: Center for Non-Profit Excellence Board of Directors, the Better Business Bureau Board of Directors and the Development Fund of the Western Reserve Advisory Board. Dan is also a proud graduate of Leadership Akron Class XXII. For more information on Flowers visit, http://www.goodwillakron.org/EDL.
Employee of Distinction Luncheon
The Employee of Distinction Luncheon is Goodwill’s signature employee recognition event. All honorees are acknowledged at the event, listed in the commemorative program, and in the running to be named one of the top five Employees of Distinction (chosen by a panel of independent judges). In addition, all honorees will receive two free tickets to a performance at Akron’s historic Civic Theater.
Date: Wednesday, Sept. 9, 2015
Time: 11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Location: Guy’s Party Centre, 500 E. Waterloo Road, Akron
For more info, visit www.goodwillakron.org or call (800) 989-8428.