President Obhof receives the "Lay the Groundwork" Award from Groundwork Ohio Executive Committee members (left to right) Eric Karolak, CEO of Columbus' Action for Children; Robyn LightCap, Executive Director of Dayton's Learn to Earn; and Stephanie Byrd, Executive Director of Success by 6-United Way of Greater Cincinnati.

COLUMBUS—Ohio Senate President Larry Obhof (R-Medina) yesterday received the "Lay the Groundwork" award from Groundwork Ohio in recognition of his leadership on issues related to early childhood education, development and care.

"I'm honored to receive this award," said Obhof. "We know more than ever how critically important early childhood education is to the development of our youngest Ohioans."

"President Obhof has been a strong champion for Ohio's most vulnerable children," said Shannon Jones, Executive Director for Groundwork Ohio. "Groundwork is pleased to recognize his steadfast commitment."

Groundwork Ohio is a statewide advocacy leader on early childhood care and education issues.

In other news, President Obhof was elected Chairman of the Legislative Service Commission, a nonpartisan agency, which oversees a staff that is responsible for providing members of the General Assembly with impartial and accurate information and reports concerning legislative issues. 

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