The Hour Community Project

Here at P/O/N we have a long history of giving back to the community.  Since we opened for business in 1949, we have been committed to being a socially responsible business, and this is a tradition we feel bound to uphold.

In an effort to find a way to make our lives a little more fulfilling, while simultaneously creating positive change in our community, we are launching a new initiative called The Hour Community Project.   This project gives all P/O/N employees one hour per month of paid time to do something that somehow makes a difference in the lives of others.

We plan to share the project here, day by day, week by week, month by month as we steadily find small ways to strengthen the place we call home –  Dayton, Ohio.

The following short video explains the project further:

This project was partially inspired by two books I read within the last 6 months –  Dan Pink’s recent book Drive and Bob Gilbreath’s book The Next Evolution of Marketing: Connect With Your Customers by Marketing with Meaning.  I thank them for inspiration, and encourage you to pick up both of these wonderful works of literature.

If you have ideas or suggestions for an Hour Community Project, please let us know with a comment below or by contacting us.

Penny Ohlmann Neimann

The Ohlmann Group has a rich history that began in Dayton, Ohio in 1949, where the agency was founded as Penny and Penny by Bob Penny and his wife Jean. In 1964, Walter Ohlmann joined the firm. Ralph Neiman came on in 1969 and the firm became Penny/Ohlmann/Neiman. In 2011, P/O/N was renamed The Ohlmann Group to better reflect the agency's ongoing evolution and collaborative nature.

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