September 2019 | Life, Love, In Memory of
Life, Love, in Memory Of
→Ten-year-old C.J. DeJohn, son of Lorain Wine Trends sales professional Whitney DeJohn, got the thrill of his life on August 2 when he got to interview and spend time with some of his Cleveland Browns heroes. C.J., who was born with a heart defect, was selected to be a “Junior Reporter” for Cleveland.com through Make a Wish Foundation. He spent the day at the Browns training camp and met quarterback Baker Mayfield as well as a lot of other players and coaches. Cornerback T.J. Carrie, who had open-heart surgery as a 15-year-old, shared his inspirational experiences with C.J. TMZ also did a feature story on C.J. and T.J. Here they are pictured comparing heart surgery scars at the Cleveland Browns Training Camp.
→ Dayton driver Cody Liston and his wife Ashley announced the birth of baby Piper Quinn on July 11. Piper’s big brother is Cohen.
→ Dayton IT Associate Cody Wicks and wife Emily welcomed twin girls on July 21! Babies Riley and Sophie are getting lots of help from big sister Zoey.
→Andrew Harcula, Lorain day warehouse, and his girlfriend Angie welcomed baby boy Levi Michael on July 26.
→Dave Ruhl and his wife Ashley announced the birth of baby girl Madison Lee on July 26. Taking her new role as a big sister very seriously is 7-year-old Jordyn. Dave is a driver at Lorain.
→ Dayton warehouse Associate Pat Hall and his girlfriend Alexis Wise welcomed their first child, Carter Hall, on August 20.
→ Ty Kelley’s wife Nicole (Nikki) passed away on August 5 at age 45 after a well-fought battle with cancer. Ty is Market Manager East for Dayton Beer.
→ Stacia Suzanne Allison, sister of Columbus wine District Manager Scott McIntosh, died on August 9 after a five-year battle with cancer. Stacia was 48 years old.
→ Lorain On Premise Wine Manager Lori West lost her 90-year-old father, Armin Langholz on August 11.
→ George Hueing, brother-in-law to Dick Deis, died on August 22. Dick is a long-time Associate in Dayton’s maintenance department.
→ Thomas “TJ” Horn, brother of Heidelberg VP of Fine Wine Sales & Education Mary Horn, died August 25. He was 61 years old.
For those Associates who are going through a rough time with medical or other personal challenges, your co-workers and colleagues are thinking of you and sending you best wishes.