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Jefferson Award Winner, Sister Mary Ann Gschwind Video included

LA CROSSE, Wis. (WXOW) --- This month's winner is a La Crosse woman who says ever since she was a little girl, the Franciscans left a lasting impression on her and influenced her decision to live a life of service. More>>

Local Jefferson Awards winners honored for their service

Karen Vogt Karen Vogt

LA CROSSE, Wis. (WXOW) - WXOW honored community members for their public service at the third annual Jefferson Awards banquet Thursday night in La Crosse. More>>

March Jefferson Award Winner: LuAnn Hjelle Video included

ONALASKA, Wis. (WXOW) She spent a career teaching children. When she retired, the transition was a challenge. So LuAnn Hjelle decided to return to the classroom, as a volunteer. More>>

February's Jefferson Award Winner, Bethany Jensen Video included

Ask any teacher and they'll say, if what you're doing works...keep doing it. Bethany Jensen says, "I have a natural gift for math and science and I wanted to use that in some form of volunteering." More>>

Eveline Heitzman, Jefferson Award winner

Sparta, Wisconsin (WXOW) ---- Eveline Heitzman is the Jefferson Award winner for the month of January.  "Once the food is all out, I start cleaning and I'll stay here until it's done."  She runs a tight More>>

Jefferson Award winner Terry Schleifer

La Crescent, MN (WXOW) ---- Terry Schleifer is crazy about cats. "Are you a crazy cat lady? I am. " That use to bother Terry, but not anymore. "I've always known I've been a little bit eccentric cause More>>

November Jefferson Award Winner Larry Pohja Video included

ONALASKA, Wisconsin (WXOW) If you stop by the Onalaska Public Library, chances are you'll see the work of Larry Pohja. Larry is a long time volunteer at the library. More>>

October Jefferson Award Winner, Sylvia Groleau Video included

HOLMEN, Wisconsin (WXOW) A smile from others is her reward. That's what Sylvia Groleau says about volunteering. More>>

Jefferson Award winner for September: Lenny Schleh Video included

ONALASKA, Wisconsin (WXOW) - Lenny Schleh is a retired social worker who has been volunteering for a lifetime. More>>

August Jefferson Award Winner - Karen Vogt Video included

LA CROSSE, Wisconsin (WXOW) When you meet her, you know where she stands. And maybe, that's one quality that makes Karen Vogt an effective volunteer. It may also be one reason Karen is the August 2013 More>>

Jefferson Award winner for May - Loren Krueger

ONALASKA, Wisconsin (WXOW) Whether it's children who need help spelling or older adults who need advice about a health care power of attorney, Loren Krueger is there. More>>

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