Each year, GiGi’s Playhouse grants esteemed awards and certificates that recognize achievements within the network of Playhouses across North America. Below are the proud achievements from this Playhouse location:

2023: Standards of Execution Champion
This award is given to Playhouse locations that achieve Strong of Center of Excellence on at least 5 SOEs.

2019: National Volunteer of the Year - Penny Wirtjes 

2015: Core Value Champion: Get it Done - Paula Capone
This award is given to a Playhouse staff member who blasts through barriers and stands out among their peers in the Playhouse network

Standards of Execution Certificates


The Standards of Execution (SOE’s) define a descriptive list of standards for each of the 8 core functions of the GiGi’s business.  Each Playhouse has an opportunity to achieve along a continuum of growth.

8 SOE Circle 2023

2023 Certificates

Strong: Marketing, Operations & Facility, Volunteer Management & HR, Financial Health, Board Health & Strategy

2022 Certificates

Center of Excellence: Donation Processing & Data Management
Strong: Programs, Board Health & Strategy

2021 Certificates

Strong: Donation Processing & Data Management