Pulitzer Prize-Winning Historians Joseph Ellis, Jon Meacham and Doris Kearns Goodwin Visit New Albany For Remarkable Evening

A capacity audience of 464 guests attended The New Albany Community Foundation’s 16th annual Remarkable Evening benefit hosted by Abigail and Les Wexner at their New Albany home on the evening of November 28th. The event featured a panel discussion with three Pulitzer Prize-winning historians, Joseph Ellis, Doris Kearns Goodwin and Jon Meacham, moderated by [...]

By |2019-02-06T15:47:43+00:00December 21st, 2018|Uncategorized|

The Jefferson Series: National Security Town Hall

In his third visit to New Albany for a Jefferson Series program, Dr. Fareed Zakaria masterfully guided a discussion on national security and foreign policy with three respected experts who have served in administrations spanning from 1974 to 2017.  Former U.S. National Security Advisor Stephen Hadley, former Director of the CIA and the National Security [...]

By |2018-11-05T20:06:20+00:00November 5th, 2018|Uncategorized|

Dr. Sanjay Gupta Launches 2018-19 Jefferson Series Season

The Jeanne B. McCoy Community Center for the Arts hosted full capacity audiences in the largest ever student lecture and sold out evening presentation on September 13th when Dr. Sanjay Gupta appeared as the first featured presenter of the new season. During the student lecture, students from 17 central Ohio area schools had the opportunity [...]

By |2018-09-25T14:47:57+00:00September 25th, 2018|Uncategorized|

Foundation announces 2018-19 Jefferson Series Season and Remarkable Evening Benefit featuring Renowned Historians

Three Pulitzer Prize-Winning Historians to Headline Foundation’s November 28th Remarkable Evening Benefit: Doris Kearns Goodwin, Jon Meacham & Joseph Ellis to discuss the Past, Present and Future of American Leadership with moderator David Gergen Sixth Jefferson Series Season to bring Impressive Lineup to New Albany: Dr. Sanjay Gupta, Glenn Close, Noah Feldman and Jeffrey Toobin, [...]

By |2018-08-03T14:01:02+00:00August 3rd, 2018|Uncategorized|

Generals Hayden, McChrystal and Pace Discuss National Security with Fareed Zakaria in First Jefferson Series Presentation of 2018

On February 1, 2018, The New Albany Community Foundation convened onstage together for the first time General Michael Hayden, General Stanley McChrystal and General Peter Pace for a national security panel discussion moderated by CNN’s Dr. Fareed Zakaria. With more than 100 years of service and 12 stars among them, the conversation provided rare insight [...]

By |2018-02-20T18:04:41+00:00February 16th, 2018|Uncategorized|

FOUNDATION IN FOCUS: Mayhorn epitomizes local volunteers doing good

By MIKE MARX After more than 20 years of service, Kathy Mayhorn recently stepped down as executive director of the New Albany Arts Council. During her time as the arts council’s leader, Mayhorn helped launch several programs that either provided residents with the opportunity to participate in the arts or provided opportunities to be enriched [...]

By |2017-11-05T20:52:52+00:00July 31st, 2017|Uncategorized|

Appreciate those who make New Albany strong

Thanksgiving, for many, is a time to reflect on all we are thankful for and to appreciate our blessings. Living in New Albany, there is much to appreciate. Relatively speaking, our community is safe, friendly and beautiful, with great schools and parks. We also have so many enriching educational, cultural and health-related opportunities. Behind all [...]

By |2017-11-05T20:52:52+00:00October 31st, 2016|Uncategorized|

Noonan’s visit will enrich schools, the community

This year marked the 30th anniversary of the space shuttle Challenger’s explosion. The night of the tragedy, President Ronald Reagan addressed the country with what many view as one of his most poignant speeches. The speech was written by Peggy Noonan, who will be in New Albany on Tuesday, Oct. 18, as part of the [...]

By |2017-10-26T17:50:20+00:00October 11th, 2016|Uncategorized|

Jefferson Series brings respected thinkers to New Albany

By Dennis Welch for ThisWeek Community News "We need to rebuild the civic infrastructure of democratic life." How appropriate that this call to action from the celebrated Harvard professor and political philosopher, Michael Sandel, was made in the heat of this sometimes contentious presidential-election year. Described as a "rock-star moralist" by Newsweek, Sandel is a best-selling author [...]

By |2017-08-22T14:37:25+00:00June 24th, 2016|Uncategorized|

Array of speakers provides enrichment for local grads

By Jeff Rodek for ThisWeek Community News As New Albany High School's commencement approaches and the graduates prepare their speeches, I'm reminded of all the great speakers, both national and local, who have visited New Albany and interacted with our students. Through the New Albany Community Foundation and its donors, New Albany students have met [...]

By |2017-11-05T20:52:53+00:00May 3rd, 2016|Uncategorized|