The Abruzzi Club was founded in 1947 by men who had come to USA from Italy, many from the Abruzzo region. The club offers warm, inviting social experience with periodic traditional dinners, bocce, and other activities. Membership by invitation only.
The Alcott Elementary PTA is committed to supporting Alcott Elementary students, staff, and parents.
Website of the American Baptist Church of Westerville, located at 401 E. Shrock St., Westerville, Ohio.
Current information on cancer of all types, risk factors, causes, and treatments. Also discussed is the latest strategies for prevention and early detection, new diagnostic techniques, and the latest treatment options. The Central Regional Office is located in Dublin, Ohio.
Website of the American Legion Young-Budd Post 171. The American Legion was chartered by Congress in 1919 as a patriotic, mutual-help, war-time veterans organization. Now numbering nearly 3 million members, the American Legion aims to uphold and defend the Constitution, maintain law and order, promote peace and goodwill, and combat the autocracy of both the classes and the masses.The purpose of Post 171 is to provide a post home intended to serve the legionnaire members, fellow comrades, and the community at large. The Post Home's hall is available to rent and has the capacity for 176 people for banquet seating and up to 500 people for auditorium seating. It is located at 393 East College Avenue, Westerville, Ohio.
The American Red Cross is dedicated to saving lives, easing suffering and restoring hope. The American Red Cross of Central Ohio (995 East Broad Street, Columbus) is the headquarters for the Ohio Buckeye Region - providing lifesaving services in 45 counties across Ohio - from Toledo to Columbus down to Marietta.
This website was created based on a large collection of Anti-Saloon League documents and artifacts, bequeathed to the Westerville Public Library. Here you will find information about the history of the Prohibition movement, the League's associated organizations and leaders, and examples of the propaganda that it created and distributed, based on a collection of primary source documents maintained by the Anti-Saloon League Museum.
A group of local artists and art enthusiasts have come together to form the Arts Association of Westerville (AAW). The AAW is a 501(c)(3) federal non-profit organization committed to the education, preservation, promotion, and celebration of all artists, art forms and patrons. While visual arts will certainly be a big part of the organization, we also want to shine light on other art forms such as performing arts, culinary arts, etc.
The purpose of the Arts Council of Westerville is to encourage participation in and appreciation of the Arts in the Westerville area. They plan events and opportunities throughout the year to increase community involvement in the arts. Arts Council members come from all corners of the community: artists, artisans, art organizations, business owners, parents, teachers, seniors…anyone is welcome to join.
The Association for Middle Level Education (AMLE) is the leading international organization advancing the education of all students ages 10 to 15, helping them succeed as learners and make positive contributions to their communities and to the world. AMLE is committed to helping middle grades educators reach every student, grow professionally, and create great schools. AMLE is located 4151 Executive Parkway, Suite 300, Westerville, Ohio.
Website of the Blendon Masonic Lodge No. 339 provides a history of the Lodge and calendar upcoming programs and events.
The Blendon Middle School PTO’s mission is to aid the students of Blendon Middle School by providing support for their educational and recreational needs and to promote open communication between administration, teachers, and parents.
The Blendon Senior Center , located at 6330 S. Hempstead Road in Westerville, offers a variety of activities for seniors in Blendon Township age 55+. Enjoy art classes, discussion groups, line dancing, swimnastic classes, exercise class, crafts, quilting, yoga and much more.
Located in the northeastern part of Franklin County, Blendon Township is bordered by Westerville, Genoa Township, Minerva Park and Columbus. Website describes the township's history, government, and community services.
The Blendon-Westerville Little League (BWLL) is the only chartered Little League for Blendon Township, Westerville, Minerva Park, and Northeastern Columbus, including the Forest Park, Northgate, Strawberry Farms, Sharon Woods, Sunbury, and Huber Ridge neighborhoods.
The Simon Kenton Council is one of the largest councils in the nation serving 17 counties in central and southern Ohio and Greenup County in northern Kentucky. This council delivers the Boy Scouts of America program to more than 18,000 youth. The BSA program for young people builds character, trains them in responsibilities of participating citizenship and develops personal fitness.
CHA Animal Shelter serves the people and animals of Central Ohio by providing safe, temporary shelter and care for abandoned or otherwise homeless cats and dogs, and to reduce pet overpopulation by means of spay, neuter, education, and community outreach.
Introduces Calvary Apostolic Church, a Pentacostal church located at 2551 W. Schrock Rd., Westerville, Ohio.
Introduces Calvary Bible Baptist Church, located at 119 N. Cleveland Ave., Westerville, Ohio. Calvary Bible Baptist Church is a Baptist church in Westerville Ohio. This Baptist Bible Fellowship International church serves Franklin County.
The Westerville campus of CenterPoint Church is located at 208 E. College Ave.
Introduces Central College Presbyterian Church, located on 975 S. Sunbury Road in Westerville, Ohio. Offers information about staff, ministries, and history.
Central Ohio NAIOP is the Central Ohio Chapter of North America’s premier professional association of developers and owners of industrial, office, and related commercial real estate. Their goal is to help members and their businesses achieve and retain the highest level of excellence through legislative awareness and involvement, professional education and development, and the sharing of best practices. Members develop important personal and professional relationship by networking with Central Ohio’s leading commercial real estate firms.
COSA is a youth program that offers two seasons each year (Spring and Fall) to provide soccer players with a fun and energetic environment to learn the basics of soccer.
North Chapel is location at 5325 Smothers Rd.
The Cherrington Elementary PTA helps build new student programs, provides volunteer opportunities, connects parents, and keeps people informed.
The United Brethren Church Directory website introduces Christ Fellowship UB Church, located at 4481 E. Dublin-Granville Rd., Westerville, Ohio.
The Church of the Master United Methodist Church is located at 24 North Grove Street, Westerville, Ohio.
The Church of the Messiah United Methodist Church is located at 51 N. State Street, Westerville, Ohio.
The Church of the Saviour United Methodist Church is located at 11239 Fancher Rd., Westerville, Ohio.
Website of Church860, located at 720 Pointview Drive, Westerville, Ohio. It is a is Calvary Chapel church.
City North Church meets at Genoa Middle School, Westerville, Ohio.
The Columbus Dental Society, founded in 1896, is the local professional dental organization component of the Ohio Dental Association and the American Dental Association. The society provides Columbus dentists with continued education and opportunities to interact with a diverse membership of the region’s best oral health professionals. The headquarters is located at 663 Park Meadow Rd,Suite F, Westerville, Ohio.
Presents Concord Counseling Services, a private, non-profit organization committed to providing behavioral health services by instilling hope, improving lives, and serving with heart. The team of specialized mental health and substance abuse counseling professionals (including psychologists, psychiatrists and counselors) provide services for many organizations including Westerville City Schools and the Ohio Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse.
The Cornerstone Community Church is located at 233 S. State St., Westerville, Ohio.
Features the Curtain Players in Westerville, Ohio. Their mission is to bring together people interested in promoting the educational, cultural, and entertainment value of live theatre through participation in theatre oriented activities and theatre production. The Curtain Players have been repeated recognized for quality, including honors in directing, acting, as well as technical excellence. "Our intimate and comfortable 78-seat theater is on the east side of the Hoover Reservoir (East of Westerville and North of New Albany). Situated in a charming old country church at 5691 Harlem Road in Galena, Curtain Players is conveniently located less than 20 minutes from each of the Northeast suburbs of Columbus."
Website of the Eastwood Seventh Day Adventist Church, located at 6400 S. Sunbury Rd., Westerville, Ohio.
Faith Covenant Church is location at 3607 Dempsey Rd. in Westerville.
The First Baptist Church is located at 104 S. Spring St., Westerville, Ohio.
The First Presbyterian Church is located at 41 W. College Ave., Westerville, Ohio.
The purpose of Fouse Elementary PTO is to provide support to Fouse Elementary students, staff, and parents.
The Frank Museum of Art houses Otterbein University's collection of art from Africa, Japan, and New Guinea. The museum is located at 39 S. Vine St. in Westerville, in a former church which was later the house of Lillian Frank who taught at Otterbein for 29 years in the areas of art, theology, and philosophy. Website contains information about hours and exhibits.
Toastmasters International, founded in 1924, is a proven product, regarded as the leading organization dedicated to communication and leadership skill development. As a member, a member will gain all the tools, resources, and support they need. Through its worldwide network of clubs, Toastmasters helps nearly 280,000 people communicate effectively and achieve the confidence to lead others. Members may practice giving prepared speeches as well as brief impromptu presentations, known as Table Topics. The Franklin Toastmasters Club meeting is weekly and is open to all interested parties.
The Friends of the Westerville Public Library is a non-profit organization whose purpose is to promote the continued growth, development and use of the Library by people of all ages, backgrounds and diverse interests. Annual dues of members, monetary contributions (tax deductible) and monies from the sale of used books, Friends T-shirts, book bags, and other useful items enable the Friends to provide added funds to the Library for services, equipment and programs.
Introduces Genoa, on 7562 Lewis Center Road, in Westerville, Ohio. Offers information about beliefs, staff, and ministries. Includes link to Genoa Christian Academy, school sponsored by the church.
The Genoa Middle School Parent Teacher Association raises funds and supports the Genoa Middle School.
Since 1939, Goodwill Columbus has been building independence, improving quality of life, and providing work opportunities for individuals with disabilities and other barriers. Local Goodwill store located at 7107 Northgate Way, Westerville.
Grace Chapel Community Church is located at 7798 Big Walnut Road, Westerville, Ohio.
The Grace Church of Christ is located at 8060 Harlem Rd., Westerville, Ohio.
The Grace Evangelical Lutheran Church is located at 100 E. Schrock Rd., Westerville, Ohio. It is affiliated with the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America.
Introduces Grace Fellowship Church of Westerville, located on 3475 Paris Blvd., Westerville, Ohio. Offers information about beliefs, staff, and ministries.
Introduces Grace Polaris, also known as Grace Brethren Church of Columbus, located on Worthington-Galena Road in Westerville, Ohio. Offers information about beliefs, staff, and ministries. Includes link to Worthington Christian Schools.
Website of a small family-run farm on 13 acres just outside of Westerville, Ohio. Since 2007 Green Seed Farm has been producing a wide variety of vegetables and herbs and raising chickens, goats and bees using sustainable farming practices. Website provides opportunity to order products including goat meat, honey, and produce.
Presents Habitat for Humanity, MidOhio (serving Franklin, Licking, and Madison counties), an ecumenical Christian housing ministry. Habitat affiliates work locally in communities and around the world to select and support homeowners, organize volunteers, and coordinate house building. Since its founding in 1976, Habitat has built more than 400,000 homes worldwide, providing shelter for more than 1 million people in 90 countries. In the Central Ohio community, Habitat has built more than 330 homes since 1987.
The Hanby House State Memorial is the former home for William and Ann Hanby and is on the National Register of Historic Places, a United Methodist Heritage Landmark, and a National Park Service Network to Freedom significant Underground Railroad site. William Hanby was the 15th Bishop of the United Brethren in Christ Church. He served as editor of the church newspaper, The Religious Telescope. He was an abolitionist and opened his home as a station on the Underground Railroad. Bishop Hanby was co-founder of Otterbein University. He also worked in the early Temperance Movement against the use of alcohol. Benjamin Russel Hanby, was their oldest child. He composed over 80 songs including Darling Nelly Gray, Up on the Housetop, and Who is He in Yonder Stall?
Hawthorne PTO mission is to encourage involvement of the parents, school staff, and community as a team to promote the welfare of the students and youth in home, school, and community; to sponsor events to bring closer the relationship of home and school so the parents and teacher may cooperate intelligently in the education of the child; to encourage and acknowledge academic achievement; and to raise funds to enhance the educational facilities and opportunities of the students of Hawthorne Elementary that are not otherwise provided for in the school corporation budgets.
Introduces Heritage Christian Church, located on Maxtown Road in Westerville, Ohio. Offers information about place of worship, congregation, happenings, pastor and newsletter. Includes archived sermons.
The Heritage Middle School Parent Teacher Student Association is a coalition between parents, educators, and students that provides support for programs and events at Heritage Middle School. They help fund, organize, and coordinate volunteers for numerous activities that benefit the school community.
The Hoover Reservoir Park (7701 Sunbury Road) offers over 4,700 acres of peaceful and serene landscape just North of Columbus and east of Westerville. The park and lake provide guests with a range of recreational activities from picnicking, hiking, boating and fishing.
The Hoover Sailing Club provides facilities, programs, and activities for sailors and their families in the Columbus area. They offer a variety of programs, including regular club races, day sailing, youth and adult sailing lessons, and regular social events for nearly 300 members. Located at 4250 Smothers Road, Westerville.
Hope Church is located at 75 E. Shrock Rd, Westerville, Ohio. "Hope Church is a part of the Christian & Missionary Alliance denomination. We are the product of the joining together of two congregations: Westerville Alliance Church and the Columbus Ohio Church Plant. These two churches became one in the summer of 2015 in order to advance God's kingdom in central Ohio."
Inniswood Metro Gardens is a facility of the Franklin County Metro Parks. The Gardens are located at 940 S. Hempstead Rd. in Westerville, Ohio. Operation and maintenance funds are provided by the park district, however, continued growth and development are contingent upon gifts from private citizens and philanthropic organizations. Nestled within a scenic nature preserve, the 121 acre Inniswood Metro Gardens is a continual source of inspiration for Central Ohioans of all ages. Streams and woodlands filled with wildflowers and wildlife provide a majestic backdrop to the beautifully landscaped flowerbeds, rock garden, and lawns. Inniswood boasts more than 2,000 species of plants, specialty collections and several theme gardens, as well as walking trails with disability access, and educational programs.--information from organization website.
A non-profit organization established to introduce players grade 3 through 6 to the game of football. The Pony Division, comprised mostly of 3rd and 4th Graders, is an introduction to basic football fundamentals and strategy. The Bronco Division, comprised mostly of 5th and 6th Graders, continues skill and position development to prepare players for football at the middle school level.
Website of the Ohio Council of the Catholic service organization known as the Knights of Columbus. Father Michael J. McGivney formed the Knights of Columbus in 1882. It was officially chartered as a fraternal benefit society with its founding principles being: charity, unity, and fraternity. The Knights was formed to render financial aid to members and their families. Social and intellectual fellowship is promoted among members and their families through educational, charitable, religious, social welfare, war relief, and public relief works.
Leadership Westerville is committed to building a better community by developing leadership qualities in current and emerging leaders; and fostering a sense of service, stewardship, and responsibility among the diverse members of our community. Participants in the adult program meet once a month from September through May to build leadership skills and learn more about the community in which they live and/or work. Graduates become part of a network of intelligent, informed, and involved citizens who are dedicated to building a better community. Leadership Today is a nine month youth community leadership development program available to high school freshmen who reside in the Westerville City School District. It was designed to develop leadership skills among young to help them better serve their school community as well as gain a more comprehensive understanding of civic responsibility. Westerville Service Day is the signature annual program of Leadership Westerville, held the first Saturday each May. Through Service Day, we demonstrate our commitment to Servant Leadership for residents-in-need. Held in collaboration with other Central Ohio community leadership programs, hundreds of volunteers help senior citizens and others with projects around their homes and properties. Funds raised through this effort benefit the continued growth of the Leadership Westerville program.
LifeCare Alliance provides services to assist older adults or medically challenged residents in Franklin, Madison, and Marion Counties. They are a nonprofit organization that provides a comprehensive array of health and nutrition services to older adults and medically challenged or homebound residents through its signature programs: Meals-on-Wheels, Senior Dining Centers, Wellness Centers, Help-at-Home, Visiting Nurses, the Columbus Cancer Clinic, Project OpenHand-Columbus, Groceries-to-Go, IMPACT Safety and Senior Pet Care.
LifeGiving Church is located at 395 Sunbury Rd., Westerville, Ohio. Previously known as Redeemers Church of Westerville.
Lifeline Christian Mission has been restoring hope by meeting the physical and spiritual needs of people around the world while involving people from the United States and Canada in the ministry work of fulfilling the Great Commission. Today’s ministry extends to at least 8 nations or people groups, ministering to tens of thousands of people with Bible institutes, schools, children's homes, health centers. Located at 921 Eastwind Drive, Suite 133, Westerville, Ohio.
The March of Dimes is a national campaign to promote awareness of prematurity and help raise money for research and education to help improve infant health worldwide. Visitors can access resources on pregnancy and newborn care, learn about the mission and history of the March of Dimes. Information about local chapters and local educational programs for moms-to-be, professionals, and families with babies in NICU.
The Mark Twain PTA is committed to the success and strength of Mark Twain Elementary School. They offer many opportunities to help throughout the year including: Craft Bazaar, Pancake Breakfast, Family Fun Day, Talent Show, and Book Fair.
The McVay Elementary PTA supports the school, students, and families through events and programming each year.
Mount Carmel St. Ann's Hospital located in Westerville, Ohio has a fully integrated cardiovascular center of excellence with open-heart capabilities, a Primary Stroke Center, a dedicated Women’s Health Center, a Maternity Pavilion, an award-winning Network Cancer Program, the first Cyberknife® robotic radiosurgery center in central Ohio and a dedicated orthopedics and spine unit.
My Very Own Blanket is an organization based in Westerville that provides personalized, hand-made blankets for children in foster care throughout Ohio. A blanket can travel with and stay with children, giving them a soft, stable, comforting touchstone no matter where they sleep and live. Entirely fueled by volunteer energy, My Very Own Blanket has provided over 65,000 blankets to children since 1999.
Located in Westerville, Ohio the National Ground Water Association is the hallmark organization for anyone affiliated with the groundwater industry. A nonprofit organization, NGWA is composed of U.S. and international groundwater professionals- contractors, scientists and engineers, equipment manufacturers, and suppliers. Their purpose is to provide guidance to members, government representatives, and the public for sound scientific, economic, and beneficial development, protection, and management of the world’s groundwater resources.
Neighbor 2 Neighbor (N2N) is a grassroots community-driven conversation to build spirit of community, foster neighborhood connections and encourage neighbor engagement. The mission of N2N is to create and encourage a community culture of neighbors welcoming each other, talking with each other, taking care of each other and supporting each other.
Advocate for others. Identify needs. Elevate your community. Solve problems.
Website of the New Testament Christian Church of Columbus, Ohio, located at 1355 Community Park Drive.
The Northside Fellowship Presbyterian Church is located at 6841 Freeman Rd., Westerville, Ohio. The church is affiliated with the Presbyterian Church U.S.A. (PCUSA).
Introduces Oasis City Church, located at 188 Heatherdown Drive, Westerville, Ohio.
The Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) owns and manages state parks, state forests, state nature preserves, and wildlife areas. In addition, ODNR licenses all hunting, fishing, and watercraft in the state and is responsible for coordinating the activity of Ohio's 88 county soil and water conservation districts, and promoting conservation in local communities. Site includes information on Ohio's recreational and conservation activities.
Presents the Ohio Health Care Association (OHCA), based in Westerville, Ohio. Posts contact information via mailing address and telephone and fax numbers. OHCA is a federation of local health organizations including assisted living, nursing facilities, and subacute care providers. Contains a calendar of events and information on subacute care facilities, assisted living facilities, and intermediate care facilities for the mentally retarded. Provides consumer information on selecting the proper level of care.
The Ohio Nursery and Landscape Association (ONLA) is a non-profit trade association, headquartered in Westerville, Ohio, representing the interests of the state's nursery, garden center and landscape industry. Website presents the activities and services of the organization.
Ohio School for the Deaf Alumni Association provides barrier free communication between hearing and deaf people, social services, church services, and trains staff in sign language and productive daily living. OSDAA's efforts include creating and operating both Columbus Colony Housing I and II, Columbus Colony Elderly Care, and the OSDAA community center.
A primarily off-street recreational trail from the Ohio River to Lake Erie, the Ohio to Erie Trail spans the state of Ohio from Cincinnati to Cleveland for the most part following lands formerly occupied by railroads and canals. The trail passes through uptown Westerville.
OhioHealth Westerville campus is located at 260-300 Polaris Parkway Westerville, Ohio, 43082. Provides a variety of medical services. Home to the Westerville Schools Enrollment and Family Resource Center.
Presents information about Otterbein University, a United Methodist-supported four year institution located in Westerville, Ohio. Includes an overview and history of the College, as well as information about graduate and undergraduate courses available. Contains admissions requirements and procedures, along with information about financial aid and scholarships. Offers information about student life, athletics, and organizations. Posts a calendar of upcoming events. Links to related Internet sites.
The Pointview Elementary PTA is a volunteer organization advocating for the education, health, and success of all children while building strong families and communities.
The Providence Baptist Church is located at 480 S. Hempstead Rd., Westerville, Ohio.
Quest Community Church is located at 4877 Central College Rd., Westerville, Ohio. It is a Vineyard Church.
The Robert Frost Elementary PTA’s goal is to support the school, students, and families. The PTA provides over 4,600 hours of volunteer service and over $25,000 in financial support to students and staff each year.
The Westerville campus of Rock City Church is located at 7118 Mount Royal (Westerville Central High School).
Our Club's mission is to promote integrity in our professions, to promote service in our community and to advance world understanding, goodwill and peace through the fellowship of our members. Our members enjoy great weekly speakers, fellowship, and professional networking. Our meeting time is 12 noon every Thursday at Villa Milano on West Schrock Road.--from organization website.
SEMM Foundation is a non-profit organization dedicated to supporting music education, entertainment and broadcast media services in Central Ohio. The mission of SEMM Foundation is to keep the art of jazz music alive through education, promotion and support to our students, community, musicians, venues, listeners and supporters. Under the SEMM Foundation banner are three distinct organizations, SEMM Music Academy, Jazz 98.5 FM Radio Station and SEMM Rehearsal Studios.
The program provides healthy food over the weekend for students in Westerville City Schools who would otherwise show up to school hungry on Monday. One day a week, the items that will be placed in the bags for the weekend are packed by volunteers into individual bags. The bags are distributed to the eligible students at the school.
Presents information about Sharon Woods Metro Park, a Columbus Metro Park located on the west side of Cleveland Avenue in Westerville. Gives maps, schedule of activities, and links to other Columbus Metro Parks.
The Spring Road Church of Christ is located at 74 S. Spring St., Westerville, Ohio.
Introduces St. Matthew's Episcopal Church. The church house is located at 23 E. College Ave., Westerville, Ohio. The vision of St. Matthew's is to be an Episcopal presence in Westerville that values God as expressed through the inclusive caring love of Jesus Christ--a welcoming community of diversity, acceptance and openness.
St. Paul Evangelical Lutheran Church is located at 4686 E. Walnut St., Westerville, Ohio. The church is associated with the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA).
St. Paul the Apostle Church is a Catholic Church located at 313 N. State St., Westerville, Ohio. The St. Paul School is on the grounds.
Susan G. Komen is a Texas nonprofit corporation dedicated to raising money for breast cancer research and prevention. Komen Columbus headquarters is located at 929 Eastwind Drive, Suite 211, Westerville.
Taxpayers for Westerville Schools is a not-for-profit community-based group. The mission is to inform the community by sharing information about the Westerville school district.
Website of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints contains a Mormon meetinghouse locater to show the Westerville 2nd ward, located at 307 Huber Village Blvd., Westerville, Ohio.
Features the YWCA (Young Women's Christian Association) of Columbus, Ohio. Discusses the association's program areas such as residential services, childcare programs, youth services, health and fitness. Information on program center in Westerville, Ohio (YWCA Kids Place).
Uptown Westerville has a mission to build partnerships among diverse groups of stakeholders including merchants, residents, public officials, educators and civic organizations to promote and enhance the Uptown.
Introduces Vineyard Church of Columbus, located on Cooper Road, Westerville, Ohio. Offers information about beliefs, staff, and ministries, including the Vineyard Community Center.
The Vineyard Community Center is operated by the Vineyard Columbus Church at 6000 Cooper Road, Westerville, Ohio. Services provided include: Health Clinics; After-School Program; Food Pantries; Farmers Market; English Language Program; Immigration Counseling Services. Various classes for children and sports instruction also provided.
The mission of the Walnut Springs PTSA is to encourage parent and public involvement in the schools and to work with and increase the relationships between student, parents, teacher, staff, and administration.
The mission of the Westerville organization known as WesterFlora is to promote the beautification of our community through education and sharing of good landscaping & gardening practices. WesterFlora has evolved from a judged gardening competition to a non-competitive garden tour leading to greater community participation. Members of the Westerville Civic Beautification Committee select gardens for the tour from the entries received, and those that best represent landscape diversity, uniqueness, and horticultural expression. Site includes brochures, entry forms, and photos of past garden tours.
WAC was established to provide the opportunity for every child to pursue excellence in the sport of swimming. Just as important, WAC seeks to promote the highest level of sportsmanship, integrity, self-discipline and compassion in mind and spirit so that the child is not only an excellent athlete, but a respected and respectful individual, and a caring, considerate teammate. The WAC is headquartered at the Westerville Jaycee Community Pool. WAC is a USA Swimming (USAS) swim team. It is a member club of Central Ohio Swimming Association, Ohio Local Swimming Committee and USA Swimming.
Website of the Westerville Area Chamber of Commerce provides a history of the Chamber, Westerville information, membership directory, and a calendar of upcoming programs and events. Includes interactive map of the area. Sponsors the Young Entrepreneurs Academy, the Westerville Young Professionals Network (WYPN) and the Women in Business Network.
Website of the Westerville Civitan Club. The Westerville Civitan Club mission is to serve the local community with an emphasis on helping people with developmental disabilities and to provide club members with fellowship, community knowledge, personal development, and networking opportunities. Their goal is to recruit dedicated community volunteers, civic leaders, and local businesses to raise funds, support, develop, promote and participate in local service projects and awareness campaigns that benefit the special needs community and the less fortunate among us.
The Westerville Area Homeschool Association supports and encourages parents committed to educating their children at home. Site offers information about class schedules, activities, and beliefs. Links to other homeschool and family websites.
The Westerville Area Realty Association, a not for profit organization that cultivates positive relationships among Realtors, Real Estate Service Providers, home buyers and sellers and the general public. We provide leadership, promote ethical practices, and elevate the professional knowledge and services of our members. We encourage cooperation for the benefit of our clients, support charitable organizations.
Programs operated by WARM include a food pantry, job assistance, senior care, disabled care, transient assistance, and school supply drives. Sponsor of the Kids Lunch Club, a FREE program that provides children 18 and under with nutritious meals and coordinated enrichment activities throughout the summer when school is not in session.
The purpose of the Westerville Art League is to bring people together who are interested in the visual arts to further their skills in the arts, promote art in the community and assist people interested in exhibiting and setting their artwork. The league meets from 7-9 p.m. on the fourth Tuesday of each month at the Westerville Public Library, 126 S. State St.
The Westerville Amateur Soccer Association (WASA) believes each player should have a place and appropriate level to play soccer. Our mission is to better develop each player and provide an appropriate level of competition for each child. In furthering this mission, WASA will continue to improve, grow and better serve the youth soccer community and its players, coaches, fans and parents.
Website of Westerville Bible Church, located at 2665 W. Shrock Rd., Westerville, Ohio. It is a member of Ohio Bible Fellowship.
The Westerville Bicycle Club is a nonprofit recreational and touring club for bicyclists of all ages and abilities. For over three decades, the Westerville Bicycle Club has been the source of cycling pleasure for hundreds of bicyclists. If you are a new rider who enjoys cycling or want to get more involved in the sport, the Westerville Bicycle Club will introduce you to group riding: the quickest, easiest, safest way to learn more about bicycling. You will benefit from the diverse riding styles and social interaction of some of Central Ohio’s most experienced riders. You’ll not only have the opportunity to participate in a wide variety of rides but also learn more about maintenance/repair, accessory selection, and safe riding techniques.
List of Boards and Commissions in Westerville, as provided by the City of Westerville website. List includes the Planning Commission, Board of Zoning Appeals, The Uptown Review Board, Income Tax Board of Review, Personnel Review Board, Recreation Advisory Board, Shade Tree Commission, and Visitors and Convention Bureau.
Westerville Caring and Sharing is an all-volunteer, non-profit organization, with a mission is to encourage individuals, businesses, civic, church and school groups in the Westerville, Ohio area to care for the less fortunate and to share their resources of time, funds and energy. Westerville Caring and Sharing assists students and families that are qualified by the free or reduced lunch program through The Westerville City Schools District (approximately 4,100 students). Many of the families have suffered job losses or layoffs, have been injured, have become ill, are single parent households, or have two parents working at low wages. The two main projects are Back to School and our Christmas Project.
Introduces Westerville Christian Church, located at 471 E. College Ave., in Westerville, Ohio.
The Westerville Church of the Nazarene is located at 355 Cherrington Rd., Westerville, Ohio. Website in English or Spanish.
Presents Westerville Schools, a school district in Ohio. Presents information on the district's facilities, programs, job postings. Highlights current news, updates on construction, and the special events calendar.
The center, located in the OhioHealth facility on Polaris Parkway, provides centralized enrollment for all students/families; interpretive services; and ESL assessment. The Center allows Westerville Schools to streamline its registration process and improve services for families at every school. The Center’s professional staff assists families with enrollment and withdrawals, language obstacles, and paperwork. The center also provides general information about parent education, the Westerville Schools and the Westerville area community.
Site of the Westerville Community Bands, which are made up of more than 80 individuals from all walks of life that share a common love of music. The Westerville Community Bands give performances throughout the year. The four main concerts, Fall, Holiday, Children's and Spring Concert, are usually held in the Westerville Central High School Auditorium. Most of the summer concerts are given at the Alumn Creek Amphitheater.
The Community Center has something for everyone, including: a leisure pool with water slides and a lazy river; an 8-lane, 25-yard lap/competition pool with diving boards; a 1/10 mile walking/running track; a gymnasium with two regulation-size basketball courts, four smaller courts or four regulation size volleyball courts; a 5,456 sq. ft. fitness room; indoor climbing wall ranging from beginner difficulty to 5.10+ overhang; 1,958 sq. ft. aerobics room with suspended wood floor; full locker rooms; 3,515 sq. ft. program room that divides into three smaller rooms; beautiful, relaxing public meeting areas; youth game room; an indoor playground; a "Sprouts Wait Room" child care area for ages 6 months to 9 years.
The Westerville Community United Church of Christ is located at 770 County Line Rd., Westerville, Ohio.
Westerville Crew is a rowing team serving Central Ohio, including members from the Westerville, New Albany, Olentangy, Big Walnut, Gahanna and Granville school districts. As a club sport, it offers competitive opportunities throughout the year. Opportunities for adults with corporate involvement are also available.
Westerville Education Association (WEA) represents teachers and other certified staff members in the Westerville City School District.
The Westerville Education Foundation was founded in 1993 with the sole purpose of enhancing the education of our students by promoting educational initiatives undertaken by employees in the district. Tax-deductible contributions received by the Foundation currently fund grants to teachers and other district employees to enable them to implement their initiatives in the classroom. The current board is comprised of Westerville residents, parents of Westerville students, Westerville business leaders and other community leaders.
The mission of the Westerville Garden Club is to develop the knowledge and love of home gardening, to promote the conservation of natural resources, to support the laws, rules and regulations that promote environmental and ecological standards, and to stimulate community and civic beautification.
The Westerville Historical Society (WHS) dates back to 1941 and today (2015) has 200 dues-paying households. It descended from a successful community drive in the 1930s to preserve the home of the Hanby family, an Underground Railroad stop, as a state memorial on West Main Street. Eldest son, Benjamin Hanby, was a composer of abolition music at the time of the Civil War. The house is on the National Register of Historic Places and is designated as a significant Underground Railroad site by the National Park Service. It is also designated as a United Methodist Heritage Landmark. The house is managed by the Westerville Historical Society under agreement with the Ohio History Connection.
List of Homeowner's Associations in Westerville, as taken from the City of Westerville website.
Owned by the Westerville Junior Chamber of Commerce Foundation, the swimming pool operates as a nonprofit organization. The community facility offers different pools and services for all ages, including a heated indoor pool and an outdoor slide. Swim lessons are available through Central Ohio Swim America in cooperation with the Jaycee Pool.
Features the Westerville Kiwanis Club, a nonprofit organization in Westerville, Ohio, dedicated to the principle of service; to the advancement of the individual, community, and national welfare; and to the strenghtening of international goodwill. Describes the history of the organization. Contains information on club projects and services. Links to the home page of national organization. Some of their most visible local projects include the support of two Key Clubs and Academic Varsity and Westerville North and South high schools, the Creativity Celebration program in elementary schools, Safety City, and the Adopt-a-Highway clean up project.
The Westerville Lacrosse Club is a 501c3 organization dedicated to promoting lacrosse for boys and girls in grades 1st - 8th in the City of Westerville. Boys and girls play separately, follow different rules, and have different uniform/equipment requirements. The program is a hybrid of a Recreation and Club Program which emphasizes teamwork, sportsmanship, respect, discipline and fun.
The mission of the Westerville Library Foundation is to secure the future of the Westerville Public Library. The Foundation, governed by a volunteer board of community leaders, is an independent, nonprofit organization dedicated to helping enrich the collections and programs of Westerville Library.
The Local History Center at the Westerville Public Library is committed to preserving and sharing that history through collections of material of local and national interest. Westerville was the site of Underground Railroad activity, the Westerville Whiskey Wars, and the printing headquarters of the worldwide recognized Anti-Saloon League of America. The Local History Center also contains the papers and memorabilia of Congressman John R. Kasich.
Features the Westerville Lions Club, a nonprofit business organization dedicated to the betterment of the community of Westerville, Ohio. Describes the history of the organization. Contains information on club projects and services.Links to the home page of national organization.
The WMAA was founded in 1968 and is a chartered club of the Academy of Model Aeronautics (AMA), the International Miniature Aircraft Association, and the International Miniature Aerobatic Club. The club’s objective is to promote and develop radio control aeromodeling as a hobby and recreational activity. The flying field is located at 6590 Africa Rd., 1/4 mile east of the Alum Creek Dam in Delaware County.
Westerville Parent Council (WPC) represents 34 parent organizations, including PTAs, PTOs and booster groups in the Westerville City School District. The WPC Board provides assistance to these organizations through the Ohio PTA to ensure families are engaged and connected in Westerville schools.
The Westerville Parks Foundation was created to support the Westerville Parks and Recreation Department and its programs. The Westerville Parks Foundation's Board of Governors helps raise funds to meet needs not covered by the annual parks and recreation operating budget established by Westerville City Council. The foundation engages in fundraising efforts such as the Adopt-A-Foot program, the sale of dog bone plaques for the dog park, and the sale of other collectible items. They accept donations for general purposes and for specific, restricted purposes, such as the Bark Park project, FitQuest, our Otterbein Lake community project and the President's Grove of Trees. The Westerville Parks Foundation has also established a scholarship procedure to assist needy individuals in accessing Westerville Parks and Recreation facilities, services and programs.
Westerville Parks and Recreation manages almost 600 acres of park lands in 46 locations, 12,000 street trees, 26 miles of paths and bike trails, a modern 96,600 square foot Community Center and a Senior Center. Website describes parks, sports fields, facilities, and programs.
The Westerville Partners for Education aims to cultivate relationships with organizations, businesses and individuals to support academics in the Westerville City School District. WPE links volunteers, organizations and corporations with schools to promote innovative learning experiences, pursue grant and corporate funding on behalf of academic programs, and build networks of support for education across the community. In addition to the annual Starry Night program, WPE puts on the Book Bonanza! book giveaway program with the Westerville Kiwanis Club, and hosts a tutoring program with the Columbus Tutoring Initiative.
Square dance club in Westerville, Ohio. "There are rounds as well as squares each evening with a varied schedule of square dance callers and round dance cuers available during the season."
The Westerville Public Library provides materials, programs, and services to residents of all ages in Franklin and Delaware counties to assist in their pursuit of information and resources to meet their educaitons, professional, and personal needs.
The Westerville Quilt Guild is a social quilting group that meets on the fourth Tuesday of each month at the American Legion Hall in Westerville, Ohio. This is a member run group and dues are required. The Westerville Quilt Guild is a Chapter Member of The National Quilting Association.
The Westerville Senior Center offers a recreation facility for adults age 55 and over. A variety of services and programs are offered, including Mah Jongg, digital photography, discussion groups, computer application classes. The Center was built in a prime park-like setting along the banks of Alum Creek, just east of Main Street and Cleveland Avenue. Transportation is provided to members in the City limits of Westerville for programs at the Senior Center and Community Center (as available), and for shopping trips to grocery stores, medical appointments within the school district and trips to other destinations planned by the staff.--Information from website.
Website of the Westerville Seventh Day Adventist Church, located at 6481 Tussic St., Westerville, Ohio.
The Westerville Special Needs PTA serves to support the Early Learning Center Preschool.
Westerville Special Olympics (WSO) offers year-round athletic programs for Athletes over 8 years old with developmental disabilities. Westerville Special Olympics offers over 10 Olympic-style individual and team sports that provide meaningful training and competition opportunities for persons with intellectual disabilities. Young Athlete Program (YAP) is offered for athletes age 4-7 years old. WSO serves those living in the Westerville area in both Franklin and Delaware Counties.
A service club organization comprised of approximately 100 business and community leaders who either live and/or work in Westerville, OH. The mission of the Westerville Sunrise Rotary Club is to advance the Object of Rotary through energy, involvement, fellowship, and openness in a positive environment. Rotary club membership represents a cross-section of the community's business and professional men and women. The world's Rotary clubs meet weekly and are nonpolitical, nonreligious, and open to all cultures, races, and creeds. The main objective of Rotary is service in the community, in the workplace, and throughout the world. Rotarians develop community service projects that address many of today's most critical issues, such as children at risk, poverty and hunger, the environment, illiteracy, and violence. They also support programs for youth, educational opportunities and international exchanges for students, teachers, and other professionals, and vocational and career development.
The Westerville Symphony at Otterbein University provides exemplary symphonic performances to audiences in central Ohio, and music education in Westerville and surrounding communities. We do this through a working relationship with Otterbein University; a strong partnership with our surrounding communities, schools and businesses; and the dedication and commitment of Westerville Symphony staff, board and volunteers. Website includes the concert schedule and ticket information.
Website of the Westerville Uptown Merchants provides Westerville information, membership directory, and a calendar of upcoming programs and events. Includes interactive map of the area.
Ellis E. Woodrow Memorial Post 7883 was officially chartered by the Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States (VFW) in October of 1985 and remains dedicated to our country’s military, its veterans, and their families. The Post’s mission echoes the overall mission of the VFW, which is to: “Honor the Dead by Serving the Living” through veteran’s service, community service, national security and a strong national defense.
Website provides information on the city's history, attractions, and facilities. Includes interactive map of the area.
This group is for women in the Westerville area to connect to other women for friendship and fun. Activities, in the Westerville/Polaris/Worthington area, are diverse and include weekly dinners out, breakfast meetups, book clubs, and attending live music concerts.
Westerville Woods Civic Association is open for membership to all the residents of the Westerville Woods subdivision in Columbus, Ohio. They strive to create a positive community group to maintain the subdivision, communicate events to members, and provide input to the City of Columbus on issues that impact the quality of life in the subdivision.
WYBSL’s divisions — JBBL (Junior Boys Baseball League), JGSL (Junior Girls Softball League) and our Tee-Ball League — bring baseball, softball and tee-ball to our community’s young people.
Presents information about Westerville, Ohio. Describes the city's history, community services, Homeowners Associations, Boards, Commissions, and business opportunities. Includes interactive map of the area, and downloadable tax forms. Local current events and links to other community related Web sites.
The Whittier Elementary PTA serves as a bridge between Parents, Teachers, and Students. Website: https://whittierpta.wordpress.com
The purpose of Wilder Elementary PTA is to make every child’s potential a reality by engaging and empowering families and communities to advocate for all children.
The YMCA of Central Ohio offers full-day infant-through-preschool child care at three Educare Centers in Columbus. The St. Ann's Educare Center is located at 495 Cooper Rd., Westerville, Ohio. Educare Centers are licensed by the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services and accredited by the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC). Children in Educare programs are cared for in a warm, caring and safe environment. Staff are well trained in early childhood education and follow age-appropriate lesson plans that are designed to stimulate childrens' minds as well as provide a fun and creative day for your child.
YWCA Kids' Place offers affordable, dependable, and high-quality childcare during the school years for families in Gahanna and Westerville school districts. Locations include these Westerville elementary schools: Alcott, Annehurst, Cherrington, Fouse, Hawthorne, Huber Ridge, Mark Twain, McVay, Pointview, Robert Frost, Whittier, and Wilder.