Gahanna- Ellie Hite

Ellie Hite Gahanna  Congratulations to our February Hometown Hero Ellie Hite. Ellie started AngelWorks in 2004 as a simple Christmas program never intending it to become more. The AngelWorks Foundation is now a public non-profit organization dedicated to supporting...

Dublin- Nicole Banks

Nicole Banks Dublin Congratulations to our January Hometown Hero Nicole Banks. Starfish Assignments was originally started after Nicole and her son helped out a homeless Vietnam War Purple Heart recipient. Now Nicole and her volunteers at Starfish work with law...

Franklin- Michael Terlecky

Michael Terlecky Columbus Congratulations to our December Hometown Hero Michael Terlecky. Michael, or as he is called “Mr. T” has been the facilities manager of the Sullivant Gardens Community Recreation Center for almost 10 years. During that time,...

Columbus- Tony Rodgers and Mario Dovell

Tony Rodgers and Mario Dovell Columbus Congratulations to our November Hometown Heroes CPD Community Liaison Tony Rodgers and Columbus Adam Parks and Rec Manager Mario Dovell. Rodgers and Dovell  help children on the East side by paying for shoes, clothes and social...

Newark- Grant Wheaton

Grant Wheaton Newark Congratulations to our October Hometown Hero Grant Wheaton. Grant is an 11 year old advocate and Elected State Champion for the Central Ohio Alzheimer’s Association. He has met with the state legislators to discuss the impact that...

Clintonville- Officer Pete Casuccio and Robert Cayson

Officer Pete Casuccio and Robert Cayson Clintonville Congratulations to our September Hometown Heroes Columbus Police Officer Pete Casuccio and Barber Robert Cayson. Together they created an initiative called Cops and Barbers which gives young men fresh haircuts and...