Community Impact Award

The Junior League of Cincinnati bestows 5 major awards each year to people and organizations that uphold the ideals and values of the JLC.

Community Impact Award
The Community Impact Award is conferred upon a person, agency or organization that has supported both the JLC and the wider community. Nominations are accepted in March and may be sent to

1996 Doug Hart
1997 Elaine Pennigton
1998 Mary Lou Field
1999 Eileen Cooper Reed
2000 Jim Borgman
2002 Chris Ohmer
2003 Dr. Michael Sherbun and Dr. Michael Sorter
2004 Melissa Saladonis and Jack Atherton
2005 Gayle Tenenbaum
2006 Douglass McDonald
2007 Lee Carter
2008 Will Sherman
2009 Ernst and Young
2010 The H.B., E.W., and F.R. Luther Charitable Foundation, Fifth Third Bank and Narley Haley Co-Trustees
2011 Clark Schaefer Hackett
2012 Adopt A Class, Bill Burwinkel
2013 Academy of World Languages
2014 Catholic Charities of Southwest Ohio & Kentucky Refugee Ministries
2015 Landor Associates
2016 Cincinnati Museum Center
2017 The Edward B. Brueggeman Center for Dialogue
2018 Children’s Oral Health Network (COHN)
2019 The Junior League of Cincinnati Choral Group                                                                                                                                        2020 Women Helping Women