Phil Heit Receives Jefferson Award for Community Service

HeitDr. Phil Heit, founder of Healthy New Albany, was named one of five winners of the prestigious 2013 Jefferson Awards, the annual awards program that recognizes individuals who do extraordinary things in their central Ohio communities without expecting a reward. Phil was recognized for his work promoting health with Healthy New Albany and the New Albany Walking Classic.

The Jefferson Awards are presented by WBNS 10TV and Nationwide. A total of 215 people were nominated for this year’s awards. From 20 finalists, a panel of 12 business, civic and community leaders selected the top five.

WATCH a video about Phil and his impact on the health of residents in central Ohio.