Thanks for making our 34th Annual Awards Gala a success!
Chester County Opportunities Industrialization Center’s (CCOIC) 34th Annual Community and Student Awards Gala was held on Friday, November 1, 2013 at The Desmond Hotel and Conference Center in Malvern, PA. The event highlighted successful students, showcased stellar employment and educational programs, and recognized individuals or organizations who have contributed to making our community a better place for all of our citizens.
Based on the OIC philosophy of self-help, Chester County OIC’s mission as articulated by OIC’s founder, Rev. Dr. Leon H. Sullivan, is to “provide adult basic literacy education and essential life skills programs that prepare disadvantaged, unemployed, and unskilled individuals for employment and self-sufficiency.”
This year’s community awardees are Donald J.L. Coppedge, Retired CEO if Phoenixville Area YMCA and Cynthia Ericson, Past President of Greater West Chester Sunrise Rotary Club and Owner of Ericson Strategic Marketing Solutions, LLC.