Awards and Acknowledgements

Heritage Ohio 2015 Preservation Hero

- Presented to the Shamakian Family for their exemplary contribution to the preservation and revitalization movement in Ohio

- For their outstanding leadership in revitalizing and preserving Ohio communities and for saving the places that matter, building communities, and making life better for Ohioans

Ohio Attorney General, Mike DeWine

- Certificate of Recognition

U.S. House of Representatives, David P. Joyce

- Certificate of Congressional Recognition and Achievement

The Downtown Painesville Organization Eber D. Howe Award

- Presented to the Shamakian Family for beautifully renovating the Steele mansion since December 2010 and recognizing the importance of contributing to their community and the vitality of the City

- The award is named after the founder of our area's first newspaper, is given to honor a person(s) who shares the good news about Painesville and personifies the Painesville 'spirit'.

The General Assembly of The State of Ohio, Ohio Senate

- Honoring the Shamakian Family for outstanding attainment

The Dan Beard Beautification Award 2017

- Certificate of recognition and achievement from the U.S. House of Representatives - David Joyce and Downtown Painesville Organization

- For beautifully maintaining the historic building and grounds