Situated northeast of Columbus, Westerville is a great place to live, work, play or visit. With over 580 acres of park land in 46 locations, Westerville is, indeed, a City Within a Park. And there’s more! In August 2014, Ohio Magazine named Westerville one of it's five Best Hometowns! Come enjoy our attractions, historic sites and year-round events.

Archie Griffin to Speak at Feb. 27 Fundraiser

Ohio State football legend and two-time Heisman trophy winner Archie Griffin will be the keynote speaker for a Friday Fare fundraiser hosted by the Westerville Christian Church.

The program will be held on February 27 at the church, 471 East College Avenue. Backed by lead sponsor LogoSPEED, the event will begin at 7:00 p.m. followed by coffee and dessert at 8:00 p.m. Tickets cost $75 each or $125 for two. They can be purchased by contacting Jennifer Price at 614-891-6842 or by e-mailing her at
jennifer.price@westervillechristian.org.

In 2008, as part of WCC’s 40th anniversary celebration, Friday Fare began as a ministry to reach out and help the Westerville community. A small group of volunteers provided weekend meals for six hungry families in two schools. Six years later, the Friday Fare program has mushroomed. They now serve 90 families in 15 schools, 13 of which are in the Westerville City School District and provide roughly 700 meals each week, totaling well over 20,000 meals every school year.

Meals on Wheels Boxed Lunch Fundraiser

Join the Council for Older Adults on March 3 and 4 for a community-wide effort to support Meals On Wheels of Delaware County, which provides 190,000 meals each year to homebound seniors.

 

Our boxed lunch fundraiser, presented by OhioHealth, provides you with a delicious lunch from Buehler's Fresh Foods for $10 - with $5 going directly to Meals On Wheels - and is delivered right to your office. Businesses need to be in or near Delaware County.
  

Lunches are prepared by Buehler's Fresh Foods and are on sale through end of day February 25 and will be delivered on March 3 and 4. For more information contact Donna Meyer at donna@growingolder.org or 740-203-2358.

Concert Band Hosts Children's Concert

The Westerville Concert Band invites children of all ages to its free Children's Concert on Sunday, March 1st.

The 75-member band led by Music Director Larry Klabunde and Assistant Director Victoria Straub will perform Carmen Ohio and Across the Field, Highlights from the movie Frozen among other fun tunes.

The interactive/multimedia concert will feature news anchor Cabot Rea and the Westerville Central High School Theatre Department.

The concert will begin at 3pm in the Westerville Central High School auditorium, 7118 Mount Royal Ave. and will feature a hands-on instrument petting zoo for children to experience real instruments before and after the performance.

For more information visit www.westervillebands.org.

 

Concert Band Honored With Denick Award

The Westerville Visitors & Convention Bureau has announced the recipient of the first-ever Jane Denick Advancement of the Arts Award.

The award was presented to the Westerville Community Bands during the WVCB’s Annual Meeting February 11, 2015 at The Old Bag of Nail Pub. Jeff Hartnell, Executive Director of the WVCB, said the award was created to honor the memory of Denick, who passed away in January 2014. She was a member of the WVCB Board of Trustees and a champion of the arts in Westerville.

“Each year, we will give a $500 grant to an organization, group or in­dividual in recognition of efforts to promote and build appreciation for the arts in Westerville just as Jane did, “ Hartnell said. The selection committee for the 2015 award will include representatives of the WVCB Board of Trustees and the Arts Council of Westerville.

Westerville Community Bands received the 2014 award for its continued mission to offer free concerts so music can be enjoyed by everyone, regardless of income. Denick herself was a member and tuba section leader for many years. Her husband, Ralph, is a member as well.

Although Westerville has had a continuing community band presence since 1869, the current version of the Westerville Community Concert Band (WCB) was established in January 1989, formed by core members of the North American/Rockwell Concert Band.

The concert band now has over 80 musicians. The band's season offers entertainment for all ages with a special children's concert dedicated to our youngest audience members. All concerts are performed during daylight hours for our senior audience's ease and retirement villages are encouraged to bring their buses to each concert. For information about concert dates and times visit www.westervillebands.org.

Ohio Magazine Features Westerville

You might recognize the white trestle on the front cover of this month's issue of Ohio Magazine. It is one of the entrances to Alum Creek Park North on W. Main St. All central Ohio editions of the magazine's November issue feature a Westerville family at Alum Creek Park North. Inside the issue, you'll find an article highlighting several Uptown businesses and an attractive ad on the back cover.

"We're delighted that Westerville was chosen as one of Ohio Magazine's Best Hometowns for 2014-2015," says Westerville Visitors & Convention Bureau Executive Director Jeff Hartnell. "We are so happy to reach a new audience to show everything Westerville has to offer."

Hartnell says there will be more articles in the coming months.
 

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