Columbus- William Herbert

Congratulations to our November Hometown Hero, William Herbert. William currently works as the Infectious Disease Coordinator on 2 unit with the Columbus Division of Fire and goes over and beyond in his job duties for his fellow firefighters.  This past year, William...

Hilliard- Jean Griffith

Congratulations to our October Hometown Hero, Jean Griffith. Jean is an advocate for children in our community. Jean is the program director at Festa, serving over 1000 children yearly as she works tirelessly to provide hope, life-changing relationships, education,...

Westerville – Jim McCann

Congratulations to our September Hometown Hero, Jim McCann. From the school’s inception in 1976 until his retirement in 2003, Jim was a staple of Westerville North High School and the Westerville community. In his more than 30 years of service, Jim served as assistant...

Delaware-Jamie Goldmeyer

Congratulations to our August Hometown Hero, Jamie Goldmeyer.  In 2016 Jamie’s brother passed away. In his memory, Jamie started a nonprofit called “Choose Kindness.” Jamie prints t-shirts and sweatshirts that say Choose Kindness Always. From the funds of the sales,...

Columbus- Learning Never Ends

Congratulations to our July Hometown Hero, Learning Never Ends. Learning Never Ends was founded by Melissa Gourley and Beth Hunter in 2006 to serve central Ohio as a habilitation center providing a safe, accepting, and creative place for individuals with developmental...

Upper Arlington- Officer Windham

Congratulations to our June Hometown Hero, Officer Windham. Officer Windham is the School Resource Officer for Upper Arlington and is also the Director of Upper Arlington’s Safety Town program. His tireless dedication to the children that attend schools within Upper...