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Oberlin Heritage Center Honors Community Service Leaders

April 13, 2016

Communications Staff

Award recipients
Photo credit: Dick Baznik

Recipients of the Oberlin Heritage Center’s 15th Annual Community Awards pose for a photo following a gathering of more than 170 members and friends of the nonprofit. (Pictured l-r) History Teachers of the Year Christine Hohman, Brandi Hicks-Watson, and Felicia Christian; Oberlin Heritage Center Volunteers of the Year Melissa Clifford and Eileen Telegdy; Community Teacher of the Year Ken Stanley; and Phyllis Yarber Hogan, president of the Oberlin African-American Genealogy and History Group, recipient of the Heritage Guardian Award. Not pictured are Leo Braid/Oberlin IGA (Business Leader Service Award) and Julia Elrod (Youth Community Service Award).

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