Antigo, Wis. (WAOW)--A Tomahawk woman has a passion for loons.
A former school teacher who started a classroom effort to spread kindness-- will represent our area in the National Jefferson Awards Celebration.
A Wood County woman takes home a Jefferson Award for her volunteer activities.
STEVENS POINT, Wis. (WAOW)-- In 2015, doctors diagnosed Tyler Jaworski with cancer during his first year of college.
A Mosinee teen hopes to inspire children who have disabilities.
A Wausau volunteer receives a Jefferson Award for reaching out to help others.
NEILLSVILLE, Wis. (WAOW) — A Colby couple has found a way to volunteer together and help veterans heal. For their efforts, Arthur “Skip” Klabo…
It all began in 2015 when the Tappe family took a cross-country mission trip. Along the way, they held cookouts for the homeless people they met.
‘I admire that he uses his talents to help others,” Kim Waltz says. “He has given 2500 bowls to the Neighbors’ Place since 2008, worth $30,000.”
“I believe that if I have the ability to help others-,that’s what I should do,” Jim Nick said.
Marshfield, Wis (WAOW) — A longtime Marshfield community volunteer is remembered. Jerald “Jer” Lang passed away Monday at the age of 79. In Fe…
“Kindness matters,” Cheryl Goetsch said. “Our mission is to inspire and enable people in the community to do community service.”
“Wausau has a large population that has issues with food insecurity,” Chuck Schlitz said. “I do enjoy helping others.”
Dozens of people gathered inside the new Hodag Dome Monday morning for a ribbon cutting ceremony.
“You want to be involved because Don is such a great role model,” Tom Bittner said.
Thomas Jefferson Elementary in Wausau is one of eight schools receiving recognition
A Merrill man takes part in the virtual Jefferson Awards national ceremony.
WAUSAU, Wis. (WAOW) — Two Wausau women take home Jefferson Awards. The two are Deanna Pellegrino and Mic’ Kayla Collins. Both volunteer with N…
According to the U.S. Department of Education, the recognition is based on a school’s overall academic performance or progress in closing achi…
“You have to have someone who has the emotion and vision to make a difference and that is what my brother has done,” Bill’s brother Meryl Kelch says.
Meet our Jefferson Award honorees for August: Dave Heck and Mike Roberts who volunteer for the Hodag Sports Complex.
Mary Kay is a Master Gardener and has spent 20 years volunteering at the Wisconsin Rapids Municipal Zoo.
It gives us a bright spot every day we probably benefit more than those getting the baked goods,” Rev. Connor said.
WAUSAU (WAOW) – A Marine Corp veteran and teacher from Wausau receives a Jefferson Award. Brian Williams is a longtime volunteer. Soccer coach…
homas Jefferson Elementary was honored by the state as a 2020 Tile I Recognition School.
STEVENS POINT, Wis. (WAOW) — One of our Jefferson Award winners is stepping up to brighten the day of our healthcare workers. Founder of Lexi’…