BWC increases prize amount for annual awardsBy Erik Harden, BWC Public Information OfficerHave you thought about applying for our Safety Innovation Awards in years past but put it off or forgot to do it? We have at least 4,000 more reasons for you to not delay any further! To encourage applications and reward innovation more than ever, we have raised the prize amounts for our 2020 Safety Innovation Awards. The top prize is now $10,000, up from $6,000! Second place receives $6,000, third place $4,000,
EVERYONE HAS A ROLE TO PLAY IN SUICIDE PREVENTION We are deeply invested in serving our community, providing compassionate care and a path to recovery for our neighbors struggling with substance abuse or mental health issues. Last year, nearly 1.5 million Americans attempted suicide. Many never sought help and suffer in silence, feeling hopeless and alone. The warning signs of emotional pain or suicidal thoughts aren’t always obvious, but if you know what to look for, you can save a
Community Shred Day, Clothing and Food Drive at Harmon Middle School We are sponsoring a Shred Day, Winter Coats (and outerwear) and Food Drive at Harmon Middle School on Saturday, September 28th from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. All proceeds from the event will help support the PCMA Local Food Bank. Co-sponsoring this event with us are Mark Matthews Insurance, and Storage One Self Storage. (visit www.pickshred.com) We will have a
Audition registration runs September 15 – November 10August 19, 2019 COLUMBUS, Ohio –– To raise funds for central Ohio’s only pediatric hospice and palliative care programs, Butterfly Guild of Nationwide Children’s Hospital will present Mamma Mia! February 28 - March 1, 2020 at Columbus’ historic Palace Theatre, 34 W. Broad St. The Butterfly Guild has presented professional-quality theatre performances at the Palace for more than 25 years and Mamma Mia!’s showing is the organization’s 61st production.
Since the tournament’s inception, it has raised more than $700,000 for those in need in Central Ohio. (SUNBURY, OH)– On Friday, August 9, The Champion Cares Golf Invitational (CCGI) shattered its previous charitable giving record by donating $200,000 for Boys & Girls Clubs of Columbus, and the YWCA Family Center. The CCGI benefits The Champion Cares Foundation, which is the philanthropic initiative of Westerville-based multi-family firm The Champion Companies. The sold-out tournament brought together
Has your company or organization developed an innovative way to address a workplace safety or health risk? Tell us about it and you could win a cash award in our annual Safety Innovation Awards program. Your innovation can take the form of advanced technology, the creative use of existing equipment, or unique processes and practices you’ve created to reduce the risk of injuries and illnesses in your workplace.“Ohioans have a rich history of innovation. That same spirit of ingenuity carries over
For Immediate Release******************* Public Transit Extends Deviated-Fixed Route hours! Lancaster-Fairfield Public Transit (LFPT) is excited to announce they will be extending their hours for the deviated-fixed route (loop) service beginning Monday, July 22, 2019. LFPT received a grant through the Ohio Department of Transportation to pilot the extended hours for a period of six months. The four Lancaster loops (consisting of the Memorial Express, East Loop, West Loop, and Sheridan Loop) will now
July 2018 RE: Group-Rating Safety Accountability Dear Employer: Each year Ohio employers have the opportunity to participate in BWC’s Group-Experience-Rating Program or Group-Retrospective-Rating Program. While these programs are not required, they do provide you with an opportunity to significantly reduce your workers’ compensation premiums, while increasing your awareness of safety and risk-management strategies. Workplace safety is an important component of these programs. To succeed