Hall of Fame - Ceremony

Hall of Fame - 2016 Ceremony

Improving the Lives and Health of Others

From improving health care for minorities to clothing forgotten veterans and volunteering for oversees eye and vision ministries, the many remarkable accomplishments of older adults are in the spotlight for the 41st year of the Central Ohio Senior Citizens Hall of Fame. The ceremony was on May 18 in the Martin Janis Center, Columbus.

The 2016 Central Ohio Senior Citizens Hall of Fame inductees pose for a group photo before the Hall of Fame Ceremony.

The Lennox Street Express began the Hall of Fame festivities by putting on a great performance!

The procession of inductees makes their way to the front row.  They are greeted with applause from the audience!

Tony Collins, Director of the Columbus Recreation and Parks Department, addresses the crowd.

A special thank you to Colleen Marshall from NBC 4 for hosting another great Central Ohio Senior Citizens Hall of Fame!

Hall of Fame inductees Gwen and Paul Darfus address the crowd during their acceptance speech.

Hall of Fame inductee Cora Munoz, PhD, RN addresses the crowd.

The guests enjoyed the great spread during the Hall of Fame reception.

Rick Soriano played piano for the guests at the reception.


Outstanding Service to Seniors Award

Congratulations to the Physical Therapy Team at OhioHealth for receiving the Outstanding Service to Seniors Award.  Pictured from left to right is Keavy McNaughton-James, PT, COAAA Director Cindy Farson, and Kara Rawlings, PT.




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