John Haferman, Director of Hockey Operations for the Columbus Ice Hockey Club is a finalist for the NHL’s Willie O’Ree Community Hero Award. The Willie O’Ree Community Hero Award is presented annually to an individual who, through the game of hockey has positively impacted his or her community, culture or society.
For the last 20 years, John Haferman has made it his mission to provide youth from diverse communities and extenuating circumstances in central Ohio the opportunity to develop core values through hockey and use it as a vehicle to open doors and excel in all aspects of their lives.
Public voting to determine the ultimate winner will take place Monday, July 20 – Friday, July 24, 2020. The winner will be recognized as part of the NHL Awards and as part of the winning the award the NHL will make a donation to John’s charity of choice.
Please help us congratulate John and let’s do our part to vote….vote…vote. Rally your family, friends, co-workers and Columbus community by sharing this great story by email, social media and word of mouth by sharing John’s story. https://cbj.co/ORee0717
Vote for John at www.nhl.com/oreeaward