Each year, the Coalition for a Healthy Community – Oxford Area recognizes an individual, group and/or agency with the PUSH Award. PUSH, People United for Safety & Health, seeks to honor those that work to further the mission of the Coalition in building a healthier community for all residents.
The following individuals and organizations have been recognized:
2009 – Talawanda High School Parent Initiative Team
2010 – Dr. Ellen Buerk, Oxford Pediatrics & Adolescents, Inc.
2011 – Dr. Susan Lipnickey and Mrs. Marianne Marconi, Coalition Co-Chairs
2012 – Dan Urra, Former Coalition Administrator
2013 – McCullough-Hyde Memorial Hospital
2014 – Mrs. Joan Burger-Holt, Community Counseling and Crisis Center
Miami University Police Department
2015 – David Prytherch, Safe Routes to School
Miami University Office of Student Wellness
2016 – Autumn Taylor, Creator of Rox the Fox
Night Watch Volunteer Group
2017 – Dr. Kip Alishio
Butler Behavioral Health Services Advisory Team