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Front Page - Friday, February 22, 2019

Amy Jo Osborn wins volunteer award

Hamilton County’s Amy Jo Osborn is a recipient of a 2018 Governor’s Volunteer Stars Award. She was honored along with winners from other Tennessee counties at the annual Governor’s Volunteer Stars Awards Program in Franklin.

As the co-founder and president of the Austin Hatcher Foundation, Osborn serves a minimum of 40 volunteer hours per week. Under her leadership, the foundation improves the quality of life for younger cancer patients and their families through a variety of programs and services provided at no cost.

Since the foundation’s inception in 2006, it has assisted about 72,000 children and family members in 28 states. Osborn has built numerous relationships with local businesses that have resulted in fundraising initiatives that have benefited both the businesses and the foundation.