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Echo Press photo by Celeste Beam After it was announced that Jennie Hevern was the recipient of this year's Sertoma's Service to Mankind Award, she looked in awe as the room began to fill with many of her family and friends, including her husband, Monty (not pictured).

Sertomans honor Hevern for 'starting ripples'

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In the movie, Pocahontas, Grandmother Willow tells John Smith about the ripples in the water: "So small at first, then look how they grow - but someone has to start them."


"Anyone who knows Jennie Hevern knows that she starts ripples," Jill Blashack-Strahan told the attendees at Sertoma's Service to Mankind Award luncheon Wednesday at Broadway Ballroom.

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