Entries by Sam Covelli

Panera joins Power Pack program to help childhood hunger

UPDATE: The Power Pack-a-thon was a major success – read the details here Donate at Cincinnati, Northern Kentucky Panera restaurants As the director of training for Covelli Enterprises/Panera Bread operations in the Cincinnati area, Ken Bloebaum works with hundreds of people each year and travels to the company’s 21 different Panera Bread restaurants in Southwestern […]

Welcome Cincinnati!

We’re proud to have you as part of the family Over the last few decades, our company has grown by purchasing new markets where Panera Bread restaurants have been operating. We look at many factors when making the decision to buy. We consider such factors as the population and demographics of a region, and the […]

Confidence comes with your diploma

I have been blessed to receive many honors in my life, but quite honestly, one of the greatest happened in early December when I served as the commencement speaker at the winter graduation ceremony at Youngstown State University. I was deeply humbled to stand before the 900 men and women who earned degrees from YSU. […]

Former Marine is grateful for friendships and kindness

Wounded Warriors Family Support Group helps Josh Sust buy truck Josh Sust returned to his hometown of Cincinnati after serving with the U.S. Marine Corps with serious injuries, memories of terror and no regrets about serving his country. In 2011, while serving with the 2nd Battalion 4th Marines in Afghanistan, an improvised explosive device struck Sust. The […]

Covelli Enterprises supports Books for Breakfast in Columbus

  Community initiatives help spur gains in students’ reading scores   At the start of the 2013 school year, only 42 percent of the third-graders in Columbus City Schools passed the state-mandated reading test required to move on to fourth grade. Two years later, 92 percent of them passed. What happened? The Columbus City Schools worked diligently to make sure that its […]


  LEIDEN CABINETS AND COVELLI ENTERPRISES WORK AND RUN TOGETHER     Melissa Hale, the president and owner of Leiden Cabinet Company in Twinsburg Ohio, will be running in this year’s Panerathon; the same way she has for all but one of the seven years Panerathon has existed. She won her age group nearly every […]