Heart of the Community Award Nominations Being Sought

Nominations are being accepted for the annual program that honors individuals who have worked tirelessly to improve the community through...

2017-18 Heart of the Community Chairman Announced

Michelle Picon has been appointed Chairman of the Heart of the Community Foundation Board of Governors for 2017-2018. The “Heart of the Community Awards”...

2017 Heart of the Community Awards of Honor Recipients

Heritage First Bank, David Mathis, Joe Montgomery, Jim Powell, Pamela Roberts, Kristen Sheeley, Mary Hardin Thornton, Tashia Ingram Twyman and Board of Governors’...

Heart of the Community Foundation presents AED to Cave Spring Fire Department

During a recent City Council meeting in Cave Spring, Redmond EMS and the Heart of the Community Foundation recently presented an AED to the Cave Spring Fire Department....

HOC contributes AED to new Rome Tennis Center

In keeping with our emphasis on heart health in our community, Harry Brock, Chairman of the Heart of the Community Foundation presented an AED, an automated external...

Since its beginning, the Heart of the Community Foundation has continued to raise money to support heart related projects in the Rome community.

Each year, the Heart of the Community Awards event has honored residents of Rome for their committed service and dedication to the community.

Our History

On February 27, 1987, the first Heart of the Community event was held at the Coosa Country Club. It was sponsored by Redmond Park Hospital and WRGA/WQTU Radio, and the event raised funds for the American Heart Association.

Community Projects

In the 31 years since its beginning, the Heart of the Community Foundation has continued to raise money to support heart-related projects in the Rome community.

Awards & Events

Each year, the Heart of the Community Awards event honors residents of Rome for their committed service and dedication to the community. Over 225 local heroes have been honored thus far.

Contribute

Please join in supporting the 2017 Heart of the Community Awards of Honor as our salute to individuals dedicated to volunteerism. All sponsors will receive recognition in the program, as well as tickets to the event.

Contact Us!

Have questions about our Awards of Honor Event? Want to get involved with the Heart of the Community? Contact us here!