Congrats! August 2016

. August 1, 2016.
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The Toledo Animal Shelter’s Doggie Bag Express celebrates its 25th anniversary. Designed as a fundraiser by Kate Nameche, the project raises funds from owners and their pets to feed the shelter’s animals. Along with a donation, pictures of the owner’s pets are displayed. Today thousands of pets and their families are featured at the Toledo Animal Shelter. toledoanimalshelter.com

Rudolph Libbe received two Varco Pruden 2016 Hall of Fame Awards. The award recognizes projects that display innovation and excellence using Varco Pruden Products, a building component manufacturer.

Hylant Group has promoted Deborah Bubp to vice president of talent management.

Sara Cutcher has been named assistant controller at Shumaker, Loop and Kendrick LLP, a local law firm.

Kelly Savage, of Toledo’s Savage & Associates, is the 2016 recipient of the Community Leadership Award from the Advisor Group, one of the largest independent broker-dealer networks in the nation. The award is presented to a female adviser who has demonstrated outstanding commitment to helping women grow personally, professionally, or financially within her community.

The Sisters of St. Francis of Sylvania, Ohio installed the 2016 – 2020 Leadership Team. The five-member team: Sister Mary Jon Wagner, congregational minister; Sister Theresa Darga, assistant congregational minister; Sister Rachel Marie Nijakowski, councilor; Sister Sharon Derivan, councilor; and Sister Shannon Schrein, councilor, will oversee Congregational governance and the day-to-day operation of the Sylvania Franciscans.

The Toledo Museum of Art has named associate curator of contemporary art Halona Norton-Westbrook to the newly created position of director of collections. In this role Norton-Westbrook is responsible for overseeing the Museum’s curatorial staff, exhibitions and art conservation.

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