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: Mary Jacobson

A Chippewa Falls woman volunteers her time to help mold the next generation of volunteers. That’s why Mary Jacobson is the March Jefferson Award Winner. 

Jefferson Award Winner: Mary Erickson

Immigration reform has been a hot topic in Washington and across the country. While the debate over who should be a citizen continues, one Eau Claire volunteer, Mary Erickson, is working to make sure those who qualify are prepared.

Jefferson Award Winner: Andy Neborak

This month’s Jefferson Award winner is well-known in Eau Claire’s baseball community, but it’s his work off the field that earned Andy Neborak this honor.

Jefferson Award Winner: Ken Adler

The December Jefferson Award nominee has volunteered his time so that others in the community can be healthy. Ken Adler is among a small group that got the Chippewa Valley Free Clinic off the ground. 

Jefferson Awards Winner: Randy Schneider

This month’s Jefferson Awards winner is a man used to feeding the community almost every day. However, there is one day this restaurant owner shuts down, so he can serve a hot holiday meal to those who would otherwise not have one. His name is Randy Schneider and he is the November Jefferson Awards winner.

Jefferson Award Winner: Kathy Campbell

Kathy Campbell spent 25 years working for the Eau Claire School District. Despite no longer receiving a paycheck, Campbell still can be found in the classroom, now as a volunteer.  

Jefferson Award: Everett Tillung

September’s Jefferson Award winner is helping the community one meal at a time. Everett Tillung cooks for thousands of people in Eau Claire from the hungry to the elderly. 

Jefferson Award Winner: Steve Olson

After years of as an officer at the Eau Claire Police Department, July’s Jefferson Awards winner had the goal to stay active in retirement. That passion for fitness has become contagious, spreading throughout the L.E. Phillips Senior Center.

Jefferson Award Winner: Joe Luginbill

Many times, News 18’s Jefferson Awards winner is an unheralded volunteer, making the community better from the background. But June’s recipient is a face familiar to many in the Eau Claire community.


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