Jefferson Award Winner: Rick Wayne

Instead of asking what Rick Wayne has been involved in, the better question is what hasn't he helped organize, create or build in Durand?

Jefferson Award Winner: Debbie Kacvinsky

An Eau Claire volunteer was looking for a way to give back to veterans after her son enlisted. Now, you will find Debbie Kacvinsky at the Chippewa Veteran’s Home every week sharing her time and talents.

Jefferson Award Winner: Arlen Stuber

Arlen Stuber, 74, has been volunteering in his daughter’s classroom for four years, working to develop their reading skills. Those works have earned him this month’s Jefferson Award.

Jefferson Award Winner: Jim Murray

This month’s Jefferson Award winner enjoys spending time outdoors. Jim Murray from Eau Claire worked behind a desk as an accountant, but spent his off-hours working to keep mother nature pristine.

Jefferson Award Winner: Jack Running

While all of our Jefferson Award winners work to better their communities, this month’s recipient has made it his job to help his community when disaster strikes. 

Jefferson Award Winner: Roderick Zachary

Roderick Zachary has spent more than 50 years as a volunteer for two different organizations, and shows no signs of stopping. His commitment has earned him the Jefferson Award for the month of May.

Jefferson Award Winner: Randy Walker

Randy Walker retired a few years ago, but that doesn’t mean he’s stopped working. Three nights a week, his coffeehouse provides a free meal to the needy and homeless in our area.


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A quiet change to the weather after a stormy 24 hours

The heat and humidity built up and it feels like this oppressive summer weather finally 'popped'.

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