July 24, 2009
Health Care Heroes Award
Columbus Legal Aid Society Child and Youth Law Program and the Columbus Bar Foundation received a Health Care Heroes Honorable Mention Award from Columbus Business First. Presenting the award is Don DePeperro, President and Publisher of Business First, to staff attorneys Tracy Simmons (L) and Annalisa Van Kirk (R), (Vanessa Coterel, Director of CYLP; Katie Rogers, an Equal Justice Works Fellow, are not pictured). "The Health Care Heroes award honors those who have made an impact on health care in our community through their concern for patients, research and inventions, management skills, innovative programs for employees and service to the poor and uninsured." The Foundation’s Grant to the Legal Aid Society to advocate for indigent children who have special medical needs is generously funded by donations from the lawyers in central Ohio.