These pics are just a few of our favorites out of dozens entered. Many entrants had great life stories to share, which was the deciding factor of the contest. Entries were accepted during a recent photo shoot at Westfield Belden Village, as well as online and mail-in submissions.
Evrim Bozkurt met Ryan Fulmer and started dating in 2007 while they worked at the same firm in Cincinnati. While they were dating, Ryan moved to New York City to work for Goldman Sachs. In September 2010, Ryan surprised Evrim by taking her to an amazing restaurant in NYC — and proposed!
For more than 180,000 Ohioans each year, the Akron-Canton Regional Foodbank is all that stands between them and hunger. One in six Ohioans struggles with hunger. One in four children doesn’t know where his or her next meal will come from.