Exercise Station Improvements thanks to HOC Grants

Local news outlet, the Rome News-Tribune recently shared this image of the new,...

April 13th – Chicken Salad Chick & Heart of the Community

Monday - April 13th Considering the current situation with the shelter in place policy, Chicken...

Brearley appointed 2019-2020 Chairman

David Brearley has been appointed chairman of the Heart of the Community Foundation Board of...

2020 Heart of the Community Awards of Honor Recipients

On February 8, 2020 10 of Rome’s “unsung” heroes will be honored at the Heart of the Community...

Willie Mae Samuel, 2020 HOC Award Recipient

A native of Allendale, South Carolina, Willie Mae has been a resident of Rome And...

Dr. Ryland and Jennifer Scott, 2020 HOC Award Recipients

Rome is very fortunate to have “Power Couples” in our community.One such couple is Dr....

Peggy Nash, 2020 HOC Award Recipient

 A graduate of Shorter College with a Bachelor’s Degree in Education and a Master’s...

Jarrod “JJ” Johnson, 2020 HOC Award Recipient

J.J, a business leader in Rome Ga and the Floyd County community and is now a small...

Linda Hatcher, 2020 HOC Award Recipient

A native Roman, currently residing in Silver Creek, GA, Linda graduated from Coosa...

Dr. Daniel Goldfaden, 2020 HOC Honorary Award Recipient

In recognition of his upcoming retirement and the importance of his contribution to...

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.

In addition to the elegant Affair of the Heart awards gala, HOC holds other special events that support the Foundation, and promote awareness of heart health throughout the community.

Our Affair of the Heart, Community Awards of Honor event will be held February 8, 2020 at the Forum RiverCenter in Rome, GA.  Please click below for information on sponsorships and event tickets.

A portion of the donations to the Heart of
the Community go to placing AED
defibrillator units in local public agencies. 
If your organization is in need of an AED,  please download the form below.

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 33 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 230 local heroes have been honored thus far.

Contribute

Please join in supporting the 2019-2020 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?
Message us here or contact Wanda Whitten at 706-802-3924.

Heart of the Community Foundation, Inc.
Redmond Regional Medical Center
P. O. Box 5064
Rome, Georgia 30162-5064