Hall of Fame - Ceremony

Hall of Fame - 2017 Ceremony

Improving the Lives and Health of Others

From visiting nursing homes and senior centers to delivering meals and advocating for those who are unable to do so for themselves, the many remarkable accomplishments of older adults are in the spotlight for the 42nd year of the Central Ohio Senior Citizens Hall of Fame. The ceremony was on May 17 in the Martin Janis Center, Columbus.

The 2017 Central Ohio Senior Citizens Hall of Fame inductees pose for a group photo before the Hall of Fame Ceremony.  Photo credit:  Associated Photographers

Framed professional portraits of the 2017 Hall of Fame inductees.

Cindy Farson, Director of the Central Ohio Area Agency on Aging, began the ceremony by welcoming everyone in attendance.

Columbus City Councilmember Jaiza Page speaks to the crowd at the Hall of Fame ceremony.

Hall of Fame inductee Jack Scott addresses the crowd during his acceptance speech.

Hall of Fame inductees Cleveland and Bobbyette Sanders address the crowd.

The guests enjoyed a great food during the Hall of Fame reception.

Rick Soriano played piano for the guests at the reception.

Outstanding Service to Seniors Award

Congratulations to Besa for receiving the Outstanding Service to Seniors Award.  Pictured from left to right is Besa Executive Director Matthew Goldstein, COAAA Director Cindy Farson and Ian Estep, Manager, Engagement at Besa.  Photo credit:  Associated Photographers




Special thanks go to MediGold for its long-time support as Program Sponsor for this community event. Clossman Catering sponsored the entertainment.