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July 2014 Jefferson Award: Jeanne Osgood Video included

Jeanne Osgood of Adams County is our Jefferson Award winner for the month of July. More>>

June 2014 Jefferson Award: Dennis Boucher Video included

In Marshfield, a new shelter opened in April to meet the needs of homeless families and already, it's nearly filled to capacity.

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May 2014 Jefferson Award: Lynn Laurence

There is a program underway in the Northwoods to inspire young girls to become confident women.

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April 2014 Jefferson Award: Dorothy Duberstein Video included

Dorothy Duberstein – our April 2014 Jefferson Award winner. More>>

March 2014 Jefferson Award: Kirk Rodman Video included

Kirk Rodman is the man responsible for organizing that and for his efforts, he is honored has our March 2014 Jefferson Award winner.
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Feb. 2014 Jefferson Award: Noah Lamaide Video included

During the past few years, we've followed the volunteer efforts of Noah Lamaide, an 8th grader from Stevens Point. More>>

Jan. 2014 Jefferson Award: Paul Morrison Video included

A military veteran from Wood County is reaching out to make sure the sacrifices of those who have served their country will not be forgotten. More>>

Dec. 2013 Jefferson Award: Deanne Jenkins Video included

A central Wisconsin woman is busy getting ready for the holidays, but it's not just for her family and friends – it's for people she doesn't even know.
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Nov. 2013 Jefferson Award: Dan Neve Video included

A central Wisconsin man has turned his love of cars into a way to create awareness about a deadly disease.
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  • History of the Jefferson Awards

    History of the Jefferson Awards

    In 1972, Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, U.S. Senator Robert Taft, Jr. and Sam Beard established The Jefferson Awards. The purpose of the Jefferson Awards is to honor individuals for their achievements andMore >>
    In 1972, Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, U.S. Senator Robert Taft, Jr. and Sam Beard established The Jefferson Awards. The purpose of the Jefferson Awards is to honor individuals for their achievements andMore >>
  • Mission

    Mission

    The mission of the Jefferson Awards is to encourage and honor individuals for their achievements and contributions through public and community service. Through our Media Partners we seek to inspire volunteeringMore >>
    The mission of the Jefferson Awards is to encourage and honor individuals for their achievements and contributions through public and community service. Through our Media Partners we seek to inspire volunteeringMore >>
  • Selection criteria

    Selection criteria

    The selection criteria for the national and local Jefferson Awards winners are parallel. There are two basic considerations: Outstanding Personal Acts Community Impact First, the selectors reviewMore >>
    The selection criteria for the national and local Jefferson Awards winners are parallel. There are two basic considerations: Outstanding Personal Acts Community Impact First, the selectors reviewMore >>
  • How Jefferson Award winners are chosen

    How Jefferson Award winners are chosen

    Each month, Newsline 9 features a local Jefferson award winner. This person's self-less acts have made a huge impact in our community. You can nominate someone for a local Jefferson Award by clicking hereMore >>
    Each month, Newsline 9 features a local Jefferson award winner. This person's self-less acts have made a huge impact in our community. You can nominate someone for a local Jefferson Award by clicking hereMore >>

The Jefferson Awards At A Glance

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