Ohio Department of Administrative Services

Equal Opportunity Division

614.466.8380 voice

Ted Strickland, Governor

30 E. Broad Street

614.728.5628 fax

Hugh Quill, Director

18th Floor


Columbus, Ohio 43215


Expires - 09/04/2010

A Touch Of Grace, Inc.

118 East Gambier Street

Mount Vernon, Oh 43050

Re: EDGE Letter of Certification

Dear Donna Steele and Carolyn Crowe:

We are pleased to advise you that after careful review of your application and supporting documentation, the State of Ohio Department of Administrative Services, Equal Opportunity Division has determined that A Touch Of Grace, Inc. meets the eligibility requirements for Encouraging Diversity, Growth & Equity (EDGE) certification pursuant to Ohio Administrative Code (OAC) 123:2-16-01 et seq.

A Touch of Grace, Inc. has been granted status as an Encouraging Diversity, Growth & Equity participant with the State of Ohio. This letter acknowledges that A Touch Of Grace, Inc. for the purposes of participating in Ohio’s Encouraging Diversity, Growth and Equity Program is approved under the following procurement category(ies) Goods & Services and has demonstrated capability and/or experience for a period of one year in the following UNSPSC code(s) and/or CSI Codes:

UNSPSC Code(s): Medical training and education supplies 42300000 / CSI Code(s): N/A

This letter of certification is in effect from 09/04/2008 to 09/04/2010. One month prior to the expiration date of this letter of certification, your company is required to submit a Recertification Affidavit of Continued Eligibility form for review as to your status to remain in the EDGE program.

However, you must notify this division immediately if any changes occur within your company that effect ownership, managerial and/or operational control within (30) days of such changes. In addition, notification should be provided for changes to the company's name, business address, telephone number(s), principal products/service, etc. Failure to notify this office of changes or to provide the Recertification Affidavit of Continued Eligibility form in a timely manner can result in revocation of your certification status.

The State of Ohio appreciates its business partners and is pleased to be able to assist your company with this certification. If you need any assistance or should you have questions, please contact, EEO Compliance Officer, at (614) 466-8380.


Darryl A. Peal
Deputy Director

State EEO Coordinator