This week’s WCHL Hometown Heroes are the local high school students who organized a walkout on March 14 to raise awareness for gun violence across the country.
This week’s 97.9 The Hill WCHL Hometown Heroes, presented by Performance AutoMall, are David Caldwell and Jeffrey Thompson! Caldwell is a Major with the Orange County Sheriff’s Office, while Thompson is director of asset management services for Orange County.
This week’s Hometown Hero, presented by Peformance AutoMall, is Kara Hume, an advanced research scientist at Frank Porter Graham Child Development Institute at UNC-Chapel Hill.
Susan Romaine is this week’s Hometown Hero. A founding member of PORCH, Susan has been a big part of the reason that PORCH has progressed from cans of tuna being left on porches to a widespread program that helps to feed our community.
Alice Denson is the Executive Director of the Orange Literacy Council, and Richard Schramm is one of the members of the board. Both of them have been working to create the latest iteration of the annual “Dish” celebration of writing, reading and food.
With the second annual Shack, Rattle & Roll almost here, this week’s WCHL Hometown Hero is Al Bowers, the owner of Al’s Burger Shack, who does a lot to support the efforts of SKJAJA.