Central Ohio residents making a difference

Central Ohio residents making a difference

Since 2017, the Everyday Heroes program has highlighted the stories of our neighbors who help to heal, unite and improve our communities — of selfless acts that inspire us to try to do better.

We are pleased to announce the 2022 class. They emerged from a number of nominations that were reviewed by our judging panel, which then took on the difficult task of choosing the select few for recognition: five finalists and 14 semifinalists.

The 19 recipients are featured in this special publication, which is created through the combined efforts of The Columbus Dispatch, Dispatch Magazines and ThisWeek Community News.

The Everyday Heroes also will be honored at an awards reception at COSI on Oct. 4. In addition, we will partner with NBC4 WCMH-TV to produce a television program that same week.

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