The Jefferson Awards banquet recognizing community volunteers takes place Thursday evening at Wausau's Jefferson Street Inn.
Newsline 9 and Marshfield Clinic partner to recognize volunteers who give their time or raise money for non-profit, charity groups.
This year's honorees are:
Colin Hanson- A Walk in Their Shoes History Projects
Dan Maas - Chatterbox Charities
Karla Sathre - New Life Pet Adoption Center
Craig Kersemeier - K-Tech Charities
Joseph Kelbley - Rothschild Veteran's Memorial
Anne Drow - The Open Door
Evelynn Baumann - Aspirus Knitting Volunteer
Vickie Richmond-Hawkins - Monk Botanical Gardens
Linda Becker - Merrill City Band
Romey Wagner - Wausau Noon Optimists/Kenya Water Project
Keri Ann Connaughty - Domestic Violence Outreach
Marcia McDonald - Ageless Aviation
Thursday night, one of them will be selected to move on to represent North Central Wisconsin in the national Jefferson Awards competition in Washington, D.C.
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A Northwoods native was blocks away from a deadly attack in Barcelona Thursday.
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