Together the Levys have participated in::
- Rome Symphony Orchestra
- Ira as past president.
- Libby with “Symphony Supper” series.
- Hosted “President’s Luncheons” for Rome Symphony debutantes.
- Honored by the Georgia Trust For Historic Preservation.
- Fairview E.S. Brown School project.
- Darlington School’s “Rome Parents Program” for boarding students.
- Renovation of residential & commercial bldgs., Between-The-Rivers Historic District.
- Georgia Cities Foundation Renaissance Award for Forrest Hotel renovation.
- Rome Shakespeare Festival.
- Hosted members of the Moscow Children’s Theater during their stay in Rome.
- Hosted delegates from Ueki-town, Japan during Rome’s City-to-City Exchange.
Ira’s additional activities:
- Leadership Rome
- Past president, Rodeph Shalom Congregation.
- Rome Floyd Chamber of Commerce
- Past member of Exchange and Rotary Clubs.
- Former board member DeSoto Theater Foundation.
- Sports teams sponsor.
- Spaghetti Suppers for Angel Express.
- Past Chairman of Georgia Trust For Historic Preservation.
- Emeritus board member of Georgia Trust For Historic Preservation.
Libby’s additional activities:
- Past president Camellia Garden Club.
- Friendship Force’s Georgia to Georgia Exchange in 1990.
- Independently collected and took relief to Georgia for many years.
- Designed the logos for Rome Federation of Garden Clubs & Symphony Debutantes.
- Former board member Rome History Museum.
- New Romans.
- Volunteered time, art, food and design work for many Rome organizations’ fundraisers.
Ira and Libby have three children: Sam, Ben and Liz.
Nominated by Shane Walley, who says, ”From a very young age, I have seen firsthand the love, generosity and devotion Ira and Libby have displayed toward Rome and its citizens. I am extremely proud they are being honored by the Heart of the Community. I can’t think of a more deserving couple.”