Powell-Krista Schrader

Congratulations to our October Hometown Hero, Krista Schrader. In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, Krista co-founded Magical Moments Foundation, a Columbus-based wish-granting charity that restores hope and dreams to children with facial differences that are the...

Pickerington- Ashley Gregg

Congratulations to our September Hometown Hero, Ashley Gregg. In 2018, Ashley’s son Deany passed away from brain cancer at the age of 7.  Through that pain came purpose.  For the last nine months, Ashley has been working at The James as a patient care associate and...

Westerville-Mick Yinger

Congratulations to our August Hometown Hero, Mick Yinger. Mick retired from the Columbus Division of Police where he spent 21 years. After the line-of-duty deaths of two Westerville police officers in February 2018, Mick saw the need for an organization to help all...

Columbus- Sexton Towns

Congratulations to our July Hometown Hero, Sexton Towns. Sexton is a 12-year, 2nd generation firefighter with the Columbus Fire Department. Sexton is the youngest Captain in Ohio and helps train Columbus fire cadets and recruits and is helping to write the next...

Westerville- Erin Focht

Congratulations to our May Hometown Hero, Erin Focht. Erin is a teacher at Westerville South and is consistently excellent in everything she does. Every single day Erin develops and implements individualized lesson plans for her students based on their personal goals....