Eleven of Rome’s “unsung” heroes were honored Saturday night at the Heart of the Community Awards of Honor gala “An Affair of the Heart.” For 32 years, Redmond Regional Medical Center has sponsored these awards to recognize and honor individuals whose commitment through volunteer service has made this community a better place in which to live, work and raise a family.
This year’s recipients include: Bill and Faith Collins, Board of Governors Award; Chantz McClinic, Young Heart Award; The Ball Corp., Business Award; and Awards of Honor Recipients: Nancy Knight, Tannika King, Barbara Beninato, Harry Brock, Mark Webb and Jeff and Mary Margaret Mauer. Background
Before Saturday’s gala, the HOC Heart Walk-Cycle-Paddle took place in the morning at Town Green. Several grants were announced as well including those to the Rome YMCA and The William Davies Shelters.