Bonner Foundation Board Member Honored
Barbara and Bill Bonner Family Foundation trustee Valerie Swiatek was honored May 17 at a major Ohio Wildlife Center event. The Bonner Foundation, a fund of the Columbus Jewish Foundation, has supported many projects at the Center, including the Bonner Barn, an American Bald Eagle exhibit, pre-release facility, songbird aviary, Wildlife Hospital, and educational programs. Swiatek’s award is named in honor of the Wildlife’s founder, the late Dr. Donald Burton, who also was a close friend of America’s favorite zookeeper, Jack Hanna. The Ohio Wildlife Center fosters awareness and appreciation of Ohio’s native wildlife through rehabilitation, education and wildlife health studies.