The OGS Awards began in 1996 for work completed in the 1995 Chapter year. To date we have won:
- Outstanding Chapter Award
in 1996 – in 2003 – and in 2004.
- Outstanding Officer Awards
in 1996 by Treasurer Winnie Kleinknecht
in 1997 by President Mary Fox
in 2004 Winnie and Mary were honored as Co-Chapter Officer’s Award
- Outstanding Chapter Volunteer Award
in 1996 by Carl Shumaker for all the cemetery publications and other work;
- in 1997 by Jean Gifford for her work on Obituary File;
- The Genealogy Teacher Award
in 1997 by Joe Blum (the only time we have won this special award)
- Honorable Mention Award
in 2000 to Esther Wagner for her work on the Obituary File;
- Chapter Volunteer Award
in 2002 to Rachel Miller for her outstanding work with the Obituary File
- Best Books Award
in 2002 two of our books won in their category for
Liberty Remembers Veterans and Servicemen/Women of Crawford County Ohio
Rural and One Room School in Crawford County Ohio.
We are honored to receive these awards – Thank you very much to the Ohio Genealogical Society. There are always so many qualified people every year to consider.
Our Society also has many other additional hard working volunteers whose work is remembered by us and who are winners in our opinion.