Our friend and public servant Lance James Porter, 55, of Columbus, passed away January 17, 2017. Lance graduated from Eastmoor High School, class of 1980, where he was a stand-out athlete, and then from Franklin University, with a bachelor's degree in communications. He was currently Assistant Director of the Franklin County Department of Job and Family Services, where he was a dedicated employee for 25 years.
Family will welcome friends from 11:00 am - 1:00 pm Tuesday, January 24, 2017 at Schoedinger Northeast Chapel, 1051 E. Johnstown Rd., Gahanna, OH 43230. A memorial service will follow at 1:00 pm. Please visit www.schoedinger.com for details, to share memories or extend condolences.
East Columbus Community Thanksgiving Dinner
The William H. Adams Youth Foundation is dedicated to a legacy of community service and leadership. The mission of the Foundation is to support programs and opportunities for the youth of East Columbus. By partnering with quality organizations that deliver a diverse mix of programs and activities, the Foundation will do its part to enrich the lives of young people and their families.
The Foundation provides support for programs offered by the William H. Adams Community Recreation Center, East Columbus Elementary School and other institutions that serve the neighborhood. Our vision is to grow to support successful programs from across the City in several key areas:
Working with youth is like throwing a stone into a pond; the ripples keep expanding far beyond our time and place, far beyond our ability to measure or even envision.