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  Tickets are now available for the July 16th event. You may use the the form below to...

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We are delighted to announce that we have a new date to celebrate our honorees! Mark your...

2022 Heart of the Community Awards of Honor Recipients

This year, seven of Rome’s “unsung” heroes will be honored at the Heart of the Community Awards of...

Villa Sulzbacher Hizer, 2022 Board of Governors’ Award Recipient

Villa Sulzbacher Hizer,Board of Governors’ Award A native Roman whose family came to Rome in the...

Rev. Norris Allen, 2022 HOC Award Recipient

Rev. Norris Allen, Award of Honor   Norris is a native of Calhoun County, Ala.  He received his...

Tina Brinson, 2022 HOC Award Recipient

Tina Brinson, Award of Honor Tina Brinson has been described as a giving selfless person...

Lauren Sklar, 2022 HOC Award Recipient

Lauren Sklar Lauren is a native of Rome and a graduate of West Rome High School. She attended...

Scott Thompson, 2022 HOC Award Recipient

Scott Thompson A native of Marietta, Scott attended Young Harris College, majoring in Theatre. He...

Hardy Realty, 2022 HOC Business Award Recipient

Hardy RealtyBUSINESS AWARD Hardy Realty recently developed a company initiative that focuses on...

David Thornton, 2022 HOC Award Recipient

David Thornton is a native of Rome. He and his wife, Teresa, have five children and 13...

Brown appointed 2021-2022 Chairman

Kristy S. Brown has been appointed chairman of the Heart of the Community Foundation Board of...

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 36 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 275 local heroes have been honored thus far.

Contribute

Please join in supporting the 2022 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.
P. O. Box 5064
Rome, Georgia 30162-5064