Mazel Tov!

Sam Jacob placed 19 out of 2,000-plus runners and third in his age division at the Turkey Trot race in Phoenix, Ariz. over Thanksgiving. Sam, the son of Allyson and Marc Jacob, is a cross-country runner at Centerville High School.

Sam Jacob

Sammy Caruso has graduated summa cum laude from University of Michigan-Dearborn with a bachelor’s degree in history and political science. He received a Dean’s Medallion for his outstanding leadership. Sammy, the son of Patty and Mike Caruso, will pursue a career in public affairs, social justice, and advocacy.

In 2023, Lion — the largest family-owned manufacturer of first responder personal protective equipment and uniforms in the United States — celebrated its 125th birthday. The Dayton-based company supplies 50 of the 100 largest fire departments in North America. Lion also develops training technologies for how firefighters can best respond to a range of different scenarios. At the helm of Lion are brothers Steve Schwartz, CEO; and Andy Schwartz, corporate counsel and chief procurement officer.

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