The Records Center and Archives
The Records Center and Archives have been recognized several times recently with professional awards. They can add the 2017 SOA Merit Award to the list. The Society of Ohio Archivists’ (SOA) Merit Award recognizes individuals and organizations that have by excellence in deeds, actions or initiatives improved the state of archives in Ohio over the past year. The contributions, innovative ideas and hard work of the Records Center and Archives have made an indelible impact on the state organization and provided an excellent role model for the profession, according to the SOA.
The Department of Risk Management also recently received an award from the Greene County Safety Council. Greene County was named the No. 1 performing group in reducing the frequency and severity of workplace injuries for 2016. Greene County, via Risk Management, is a founding member of the Greene County Safety Council which was established in 2007 and has held officer positions on the governing board since its inception. The Greene County Safety Council is conducted under the guidance of the Ohio Bureau of Workers Compensation and sponsored for local employers by the Xenia Chamber of Commerce. Workplace safety is crucial to the County and its employees; vigilance toward safe job performance comes from every level of County government.