Lisa Van Deman is Wednesday’s Hometown Hero.

She is the executive director Kidzu Children’s Museum.

Lisa describes Kidzu as “8,500 square feet of awesome.” It is a hands-on museum dedicated to inspiring young children and the adults in their lives to learn through creative play.  The museum is located at University Place.

Visit their website for more information.

You can nominate your own Hometown Hero.  WCHL has honored local members of our community everyday since 2002.