Emily and John Ness

The Heart of UA Award recognizes philanthropic and volunteer efforts of an individual, family or family foundation who demonstrates outstanding civic and charitable responsibility for one or more Upper Arlington Nonprofit organizations.

This year the award goes to a family that for two generations has embodied the spirit of Heart of UA, Lynn and Bob Ness and Emily and John Ness (above). Lynn and Bob are fiercely committed to giving back to their community and have shared that value with the next generation, Emily and John.

Lynn and Bob and Emily and John Ness have been modestly, yet effectively, impacting our community for years. Whether it was building a Community Center or new Schools they work to see dreams come to reality. They have been devoted to the children of UA through Church and schools and are committed to the success of our young residents. The Ness family for two generations have been the "quiet benefactors" of our community.

Heartfelt congratulations to this giving family!

The award will be given at the 2023 Heart of UA event held Sunday, May 21 at Scioto Country Club. For more information please contact the office at admin@uacommunityfoundation.com

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