Wexner Heritage Village Recognizes Exceptional Contributors and Receives $100,000 Gift at 2012 Annual Meeting

1/26/2012
COLUMBUS, OHIO – At the Wexner Heritage Village 2012 annual meeting held Wednesday, two exceptional contributors were recognized, four new board officers were installed, and a $100,000 gift to the organization’s Campaign to Revolutionize Care was announced.
 

For Immediate Release

January 26, 2012

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Wexner Heritage Village Recognizes Exceptional Contributors and Receives $100,000 Gift at 2012 Annual Meeting


COLUMBUS, OHIO – At the Wexner Heritage Village 2012 annual meeting held Wednesday, two exceptional contributors were recognized, four new board officers were installed, and a $100,000 gift to the organization’s Campaign to Revolutionize Care was announced.

Wexner Heritage Village presented the Eleanor & Jack Resler Life with Dignity Award to James A. Bowman for his outstanding devotion and commitment to Wexner Heritage Village, and The Chair’s Award was presented to the Lewin Family and Hamilton Parker Company, in grateful appreciation of their continuing partnership with Wexner Heritage Village.

WHV board member and Finance Committee Chair Eric Wasserstrom assumed the chairmanship of the WHV Board of Directors, succeeding Randall Arndt, who was named a Lifetime Director, in perpetuity. Wasserstrom is president of N. Wasserstrom and Sons and also serves on the boards of the Columbus Jewish Federation, the Wexner Foundation, and the Food Equipment Manufacturer’s Association.

The organization’s other three new board officers and two new members for 2012 are:

  • Gary Rosenstein, Vice Chair;
  • Jason George, Treasurer;
  • Joy Gonsiorowski, Secretary; and
  • Mark Yale and Jon Young, who replace outgoing board members Dr. Andy Bokor and Dr. Mark Levy.

Campaign co-chair James A. Bowman announced Huntington Bank’s $100,000 gift to Wexner Heritage Village to initiate development of the WHV Institute training center.

“The gift was significant in helping the organization raise $2.5 million of its $10 million fundraising goal,” Bowman said.

In addition, a new WHV Family of Services video, narrated by WHV President/CEO David T. Rosen, premiered at the meeting. The video outlines the organization’s 12 areas of business, and is available to view at www.YouTube.com/whv1951.

The 2011 WHV annual report is available to read, print, and download online at www.whv.org/2011-annual-report.

ABOUT WEXNER HERITAGE VILLAGE: Wexner Heritage Village is a non-profit provider of health, housing, and supportive services designed to promote healthy living for aging and disabled individuals on our campus and in the community. In life-affirming Jewish culture, our extensive family of services enhances the lives of more than 500 people each day. For details, call 614-231-4900 or visit www.whv.org.

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