Champions of Hope

September 11, 2018

Champions of Hope, an inspiring and uplifting recognition ceremony saluting four inspiring individuals for their achievements in the battle against cancer, was held September 11, 2018  at the Dayton Steam Plant

  • Survivor Honoree – William “Brad” Flora: An individual who has battled cancer, is noted for giving back to others, and has inspired hope and determination in others battling the disease.
  • Medical Professional Honoree – James Ouellette, DO, FACS: An individual from Miami Valley Hospital who has made contributions to the field over and above their professional responsibilities. A clinician who has touched the lives of one or more cancer patients.
  • Cancer Caregiver Honoree – Phil Hartke: An individual who has made a difference in the lives of cancer patients through self-sacrifice and unwavering optimism and support.
  • People of Inspiration Honoree – The Clemens Family: A person or persons who has reached out or advocated for others in the fight against cancer in a meaningful, impactful way. A special person whose example truly inspires others to continue through their own struggles with the disease.

The honorees were introduced through video profiles followed by an award presentation and brief remarks from each recipient. The event included heavy hors d’oeuvres, desserts and beverages.

Proceeds will go to expand and enhance programs serving oncology patients at Miami Valley Hospital. For more information, to make a nomination or for sponsorship details, please contact Dennis Percy at or call the MVH Foundation office at (937) 208-2700. 

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Date: September 11, 2018

Location: Steam Plant Dayton

Champion Sponsor: Innovative Care Solutions

5:30 pm – Cocktails and Heavy Hors d’oeuvres

6:30 pm – Program

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Thank you 2018 Sponsors:

Champion Sponsor          







Gold Sponsors

The Robert H. Brethen Foundation

Silver Sponsors
Lighthouse Investment Partners, LLC
Pavilion Advisory Group

Bronze Sponsors
App Architechture
Barnhizer & Associates

Cotterman & Company Inc.
Kobrick Coffee Co.
Thompson Hine LLP
Champlin Architecture
Wagner Subaru