Situated northeast of Columbus, Westerville is a great
place to live, work, play or visit. With over 580 acres of
park land in 46 locations, Westerville is, indeed, a City
Within a Park. And there’s more!
In August 2014, Ohio Magazine named Westerville one of it's
five Best Hometowns!
Come enjoy our attractions, historic sites and year-round
City Observes 9/11 Anniversary
Divisions of Police and Fire Chaplain Corps invite the
community to attend the sixth-annual 9/11 Memorial
Observance on Friday, September 11 at 12 p.m.. This annual
ceremony takes place at First Responder's Park, 374 W. Main
St., the site where steel from the felled North Tower of the
World Trade Center now stands. The theme of this year's
ceremony is "Remembering the Fallen, Protecting the Future,"
paying special tribute to both law enforcement officers who
lost their lives that day in 2001 as well as those who
continue to protect our communities today.
to Honor Veterans with D.C. Trip
Westerville’s seventh community-sponsored Honor Flight of
veterans to Washington D.C. will take place on Saturday,
September 19. The Honor Flight program flies senior veterans
from WWII and the Korean conflict to the nation’s capitol to
see their monuments, free of charge, as a way of thanking
them for their service to our country. To date, thousands of
dollars have been raised in Westerville for this program.
Each trip to Washington features a “mail
call,” where veterans receive messages of gratitude from
children and adults. Students who cannot yet write are
encouraged to draw pictures. Pupils should sign their
correspondence using first names only. Notes and drawings
can be sent to Lisa Reschke at Cherrington Elementary
School, which is located at 522 Cherrington Road
inWesterville. To be included in the September flight,
letters must be received by no later than September 9.
The public is also invited to welcome home
the returning veterans on the evening of September 19 at
Port Columbus International Airport. Participants are being
asked to gather in the Southwest baggage claim area around
For further information about the letter
campaign, please contact Lisa Reschke at
firstname.lastname@example.org . To donate
to Honor Flight or learn more about how to get involved,
Westerville Visitors & Convention Bureau invites you to
browse the 2015 Community & Events Guide to fun and
exciting things to do in Westerville.
The guide, produced by the CityScene Media Group, was
released March 18th and includes information about
Westerville attractions and events.
You can view the electronic version by
Clicking Here! To request a
printed copy, Click Here!
Popcorn Co. to Open Westerville Franchise
Shirley’s Gourmet Popcorn
Company announced that a new franchise location will open in
Uptown Westerville this fall.
Anna Mae and John Blankemeyer, of Ottawa in northwest Ohio,
will open a Shirley’s Gourmet Popcorn store on State St. in
uptown Westerville this September. The vibrant
neighborhood, historic location, and strong brand proved an
ideal match for the Blankemeyers, who look forward to
starting their new business.
Founded in Bluffton, Ohio in 2009, the company offers 12 to
15 flavors of gourmet popcorn and frosted nuts, all of which
are created locally, in small batches, and with quality
ingredients. In addition, the business boasts a significant
local fundraising program, corporate gift and special event
opportunities, and a thriving web store.
The Blankemeyers say they are currently seeking to hire a
general manager as well as 10 – 15 team members for daytime
and evening hours beginning in the fall. Candidates can
learn more about the business at www.shirleyspopcorn.com,
and may submit a resume and cover letter via email to email@example.com.
Westerville Public Library
Wilkins, Marketing Coordinator
126 S. State St.
Westerville, OH 43081
Phone: (614) 882-7277
Fax: (614) 882-5369
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 educational,
professional and personal needs. Particular emphasis is placed on delivering
quality reference services and providing popular materials of high interest to
the residents of the Westerville School District. The library also serves to
stimulate young children’s interest and appreciation for reading and learning.
For over seventy-five years, the Westerville Public Library has represented the
belief that the best service is a reflection of its customer’s wishes. The
Westerville Public Library is an important part of the past, an integral part of
the present and an essential part of Westerville’s future.
All Ohio residents are welcome to apply for a library card.
David Myers Art Studio and Galleries
Westerville, OH 43081
Phone: (614) 882-2180
Featuring original art (paintings, drawings and
Private Art Instruction
Home to the Uptown Art Camp
Hours: By appointment
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