Current Heart of the Community Award Recipients

2022 Heart of the Community Awards of Honor Recipients

2022 Heart of the Community Awards of Honor Recipients

On Saturday, Feb. 26, seven 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 36 years, Redmond Regional Medical Center has sponsored these awards to recognize and honor individuals whose...

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Rev. Norris Allen, 2022 HOC Award Recipient

Rev. Norris Allen, 2022 HOC Award Recipient

Rev. Norris Allen, Award of Honor   Norris is a native of Calhoun County, Ala.  He received his elementary education in Floyd County and attended Main High School. He and his wife, Gladys, have been married for 60 years and are the parents of 5 boys and one girl. He...

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Tina Brinson, 2022 HOC Award Recipient

Tina Brinson, 2022 HOC Award Recipient

Tina Brinson, Award of Honor Tina Brinson has been described as a giving selfless person volunteering for years behind the scenes. Her activities include: -Sexual Assault Center-Past Chairperson and Fundraising volunteer-Rome Celebrity Dancing with the Stars-Producer...

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Lauren Sklar, 2022 HOC Award Recipient

Lauren Sklar, 2022 HOC Award Recipient

Lauren Sklar Lauren is a native of Rome and a graduate of West Rome High School. She attended Converse College and received a master’s degree from the University of West Georgia. Lauren is married to Marc Sklar and they are the parents of Abby and Emma. Her community...

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Scott Thompson, 2022 HOC Award Recipient

Scott Thompson, 2022 HOC Award Recipient

Scott Thompson A native of Marietta, Scott attended Young Harris College, majoring in Theatre. He and His wife, Dana, share their home with “five fur babies.” Scott is known as a singer-songwriter community advocate and champion of all things Rome. His activities...

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Hardy Realty, 2022 HOC Business Award Recipient

Hardy Realty, 2022 HOC Business Award Recipient

Hardy RealtyBUSINESS AWARD Hardy Realty recently developed a company initiative that focuses on volunteer work, community service and donations. CEO Jimmy Byars has spent years contributing his time to this community and has cultivated a strong volunteer ethic among...

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David Thornton, 2022 HOC Award Recipient

David Thornton, 2022 HOC Award Recipient

David Thornton is a native of Rome. He and his wife, Teresa, have five children and 13 grandchildren. His community activities include: -Chaplain:  Floyd County Police DepartmentFloyd County Sheriff’s OfficeGordon County Sheriff’s OfficeE-911Metro Drug Task...

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