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July 2018 Jefferson Award: Paul Missett

WAUSAU (WAOW) - The past commander of Wausau's American Legion Post 10 is awarded a Jefferson Award for his volunteer activities.  

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June 2018 Jefferson Award: Dave Langton and Le Mellin

WAUSAU (WAOW) - Two Lake Du Bay Lions Club members are recognized with a Jefferson Award for their volunteer efforts to prevent blindness in children.

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May 2018 Jefferson Award: Bonita and Mike Wolosek

WISCONSIN RAPIDS (WAOW)- A  Wisconsin Rapids couple has turned their love of all things Halloween into a way to help others. 

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April 2018 Jefferson Award: Barbara Oestreicher of Rhinelander

RHINELANDER (WAOW) - Hundreds of needy families use the Personal Essentials Pantry - better known as PEP - in Rhinelander every year.

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March 2018 Jefferson Award: Dale Smith of Spencer

MARSHFIELD (WAOW) - The Rotary Winter Wonderland is one of the most popular holiday light shows in Wisconsin, drawing thousands of visitors each year while at the same time helping feed the hungry.

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February 2018 Jefferson Award: Linda Merriam

WAUSAU (WAOW) - A Wausau area woman who dreamed of having a large family sees her wish come true and is recognized with a Jefferson Award for helping others.

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January 2018 Jefferson Award: Forrest Goetsch Charities

SCHOFIELD (WAOW) - A  rare heart  condition caused 14-year old Forrest Goetsch to collapse and die during a cross-country practice on the track at  D.C. Everest Junior High School in 2009.

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Dec. 2017 Jefferson Award Winner: Tiffani Kruger Video included

STEVENS POINT (WAOW) - A Stevens Point woman finds clothing for children who come from needy families, feeds the hungry and provides shelter to the homeless.   

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  • Mission

    Mission

    Tuesday, March 29 2016 4:28 PM EDT2016-03-29 20:28:24 GMT

    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 volunteering

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    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 volunteering

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  • Selection criteria

    Selection criteria

    Tuesday, March 29 2016 4:28 PM EDT2016-03-29 20:28:54 GMT

    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 review

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    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 review

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The Jefferson Awards At A Glance

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