The Janus Developmental Services Awards Banquet was June 20 at the Knights of Columbus Hall at St. Louis de Montefort Church in Fishers. Janus Developmental Services is a nonprofit agency serving individuals with disabilities and has served the community for more than 34 years.
The awards banquet celebrates the achievements of the clients and staff as well as the community organizations, businesses, volunteers and individuals who have partnered with Janus.
The awards presented were:
Friends of Janus: Don and Betty Fields; Media awards: The Times of Noblesville and the Hamilton County Business Magazine; Business award: Community employment: Meijer of Noblesville; Work experience: Beck’s Hybrids; Professional award: James Hammond, INARF; Service group award: The Knights of Columbus, Father Thomas J. Kelley Council No. 6923; Volunteer award: Nancy Morgan; Special recognition: The Grainger Foundation; Staff service awards: 10 year – Cindy Cassady and Mary Jo Rouse; 5 Year – Jean Beckmann, Tina Bryant, Jeff Powell, Jeff Shelley; Chairman’s award: Mary Herndon; Retiring board members awards: John Ripberger and Dr. Meredith Carter; The Janus awards: John Ripberger and Dr. Meredith Carter; Client of the year: Christopher Hughes; Staff member of the year: Margareta Loveman; and Client recognition awards: One of the highlights of the evening was the presentation of awards to the clients of Janus in recognition of their work and efforts as participants in the Work Experience and Community Employment programs.