Award Winners

Permit Holder of The Year

Presented by the Ohio Tavern News

YearAward WinnerCity
2016Tony ScartzColumbus
2015Ken RehmCincinnati
2014Dick AllenColumbus
2013Sandy BossertPerry
2012Boris LazoffLorain
2011Keith JonesChillicothe
2010Kathy BeanErie
2009Every county unit that held a fundraiser in 2008 in order to pay off the legal bill that OLBA incurred to prevent private clubs from allowing smoking
2008Tom KleinCleveland
2007David GrusenmeyerHuber Heights
2006Jerry GasberSt. Clairsville
2005Arnie ElzeyToledo
2004Chris MillerColumbus
2003Jon SelfColumbus
2002Max SorensenMentor
2001Betty KinserCincinnati
2000Dick PfirrmanWarren
1999Dick AllenColumbus
1998Jim HannanMentor
1997Ken RehmCincinnati
1996Penny LaswellCincinnati
1995Leo LucasDayton
1994Sam RadykLorain
1993Hermann TegenkampDeer Creek
1992Ray RuppNorwood
1991Bob JonesChillicothe
1990Anthony 'Tiny' ZelenikLorain
1989Frank Aszaltos, Jr.Dayton
1988Anne SutchPainesville
1987Jerry GasberSt. Clairsville
1986Hysen SelmanMansfield
1985Mel SummeCincinnati
1984Paul SchmidtSheffield
1983Paul HonsakerWarren
1982
1981Greenie AbruzziWarren
1980Paul HonsakerWarren