Current Heart of the Community Award Recipients

Willie Mae Samuel, 2020 HOC Award Recipient

Willie Mae Samuel, 2020 HOC Award Recipient

A native of Allendale, South Carolina, Willie Mae has been a resident of Rome And Floyd County for 50 years.She received her undergraduate degree from Paine College in Augusta and her Master’s degree in English from Atlanta University with a concentration...

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Dr. Ryland and Jennifer Scott, 2020 HOC Award Recipients

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. Ryland and Jennifer Scott.Together they have participated in the following* 5 International Mission Trips to Guatemala, Honduras Mexico* Board Members of Restoration...

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Peggy Nash, 2020 HOC Award Recipient

Peggy Nash, 2020 HOC Award Recipient

 A graduate of Shorter College with a Bachelor’s Degree in Education and a Master’s Degree in education from Berry College, Peggy is now a retired Floyd County educator. She can be found volunteering at many places in Rome.Volunteer Activities and...

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Jarrod “JJ” Johnson, 2020 HOC Award Recipient

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 business owner of the Smoothie King franchise. Moving here from Houston, Texas, J.J. served the public as a law enforcement officer.He earned his Bachelor of Science degree...

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Linda Hatcher, 2020 HOC Award Recipient

Linda Hatcher, 2020 HOC Award Recipient

A native Roman, currently residing in Silver Creek, GA, Linda graduated from Coosa High School and received a B.S Degree in Science from Shorter College.  She later completed her Master’s Degree in Middle Science Education from Berry CollegeAt the...

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International Paper, 2020 HOC Business Award Recipient

International Paper, 2020 HOC Business Award Recipient

The business award this year was awarded to International Paper.  Those who nominated them state that “There company driven projects are truly committed to improving the lives of the people who live in Floyd County.”The majority of International Paper’s...

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Whit Molnar, 2020 HOC Young Heart Award Recipient

Whit Molnar, 2020 HOC Young Heart Award Recipient

The Heart of the Community Young Heart Award this year is being presented to 13 year old, Whit Molnar.As an example to other young people, Whit was nominated for his contributions to the Open Door Home.  For the past 8 years, he has operated Whit’s...

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2020 Heart of the Community Awards of Honor Recipients

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 Awards of Honor gala called “An Affair of the Heart”. For 33 years, Redmond Regional Medical Center has been the presenting sponsor for these awards which recognize...

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