Dennis Flores was born in St Joseph’s Hospital on March 4th, 1954 and raised in Lorain, Ohio. He attended Lorain St Joseph grade school. Dennis was in the first, four-year class graduating from Lorain Catholic in 1973 and was appointed to the first Mayor’s Youth Council by former Mayor Joseph J. Zahorec.
Dennis also attended Phillip’s Jr. College and in 1991 and received an associate’s degree in computer applications. In addition to being the “Heart of the City’s” Second Ward Councilman, he is also currently serving as Alliance Officer Secretary for Lorain County Community Alliance and also serves on the Catholic Charities Lorain Advisory Board. As a member of the Downtown Lorain Consortium his duties are to assist and work with community development on the revitalizing of Downtown Lorain. Dennis is currently the Parks and Recreation Chairman and serves as a member of the Finance and Claims Committee.
Dennis is known by his residents as the “People's Council Person.” Dennis’ first love is his community; he loves volunteering for different events such as Lorain Pride Day, the Downtown Lorain Christmas Decorating Council and many others. It is not uncommon to notice Dennis taking pictures around town and posting them on social Media such as Facebook.