Homeland Security Foundation of America (HSFA) leverages Public/Private Partnership with Hilton Columbus at Easton to Bring Active Shooter Awareness to Ohio

Columbus, OH – Today, HSFA announced a new public/private partnership with Hilton Columbus at Easton, which will host the upcoming Aware campaign town hall meeting which will focus on active shooter preparedness.

“Community outreach is the lifeblood of HSFA,” said Eric Brown, President and Chairman, HSFA. “We’re excited to partner with Hilton Columbus at Easton and we’re grateful for their support in helping bring this life-saving public safety event to the city of Columbus.”

In its sixteenth year, HSFA is building on a successful track record of raising public safety awareness. The organization is working to expand its outreach program in the state of Ohio, and has planned town hall meetings in four districts in the state, starting with the city of Columbus. HSFA officials say seizing the opportunity in public/private partnerships enhances the organization’s ability to reach its goal of servicing all U.S. congressional districts faster with a deeper, lasting connection to local communities.

The upcoming town hall meeting will be hosted at Hilton at Easton in Columbus, Ohio on July 17, 2018 from 9:00 a.m. to 12 p.m. in the Easton ballroom. The keynote address will be delivered by Dr. Gregory A. McDonald, Chief Forensic Odontologist, Montgomery County Coroner’s Office. The town hall meeting is open to the public, and will offer audience members the opportunity to let their voice be heard and engage the speaker and a panelist of experts with questions about the discussion.

The HSFA Aware public safety campaign is a series of events, training opportunities and outreach activities conducted by HSFA designed to increase the public’s awareness of active shooter threats and preparedness strategies through community outreach and a series of town hall meetings. For more information about the Aware campaign, visit www.hsfamerica.org/aware.

Hilton Columbus at Easton is located just 4 miles from John Glenn International Airport with 345 Guest rooms and over 39,000 square feet of meeting space. Located in the heart of Easton Town Center showcasing over 225 Shopping, Dining and entertainment destinations.  The Hotel offers the following amenities Business Center, Indoor Heated Pool, Fitness Center, Complimentary Shuttle to and from John Glenn International, Easton Social bar with Terrace seating, Herb N’ Kitchen, and Room Service.