KSAX/KRWF-TV announces 2010 Jefferson Award winnersFor the fifth consecutive year, KSAX/KRWF is proud to be the area’s media partner of the Jefferson Awards for Public Service.
For the fifth consecutive year, KSAX/KRWF is proud to be the area’s media partner of the Jefferson Awards for Public Service.
The Jefferson Awards are a prestigious national recognition system honoring community and public service in America and are presented at local and national levels.
Locally, honorees are selected from nominations of ordinary people who accomplish extraordinary achievements without expectation of recognition or reward. The recipients of national awards are selected from the local levels and represent a cross-section of truly outstanding Americans.
For 2010, six nominees have been chosen from the nominations received. KSAX/KRWF wishes to congratulate the following nominees:
•Mildred Kastner of Elbow Lake
•LaDean Moen of Alexandria
•James Korkowski of Brandon
•Connie Benson of Wheaton
•David Lien Jr. of Barrett
•Sandra Unger of Willmar
The 2010 honorable mention recipients are:
•Mary Goebel of Freeport
•Sylvia Johnson of Alexandria
•Jessica Nelson of Alexandria
•Elaine Tisch of Alexandria
•Wilbur Bergerson of Alexandria
•Brenda Long of Herman
•Kristi Schabel of Alexandria
•Connie Brust of Clitherall
•LaVerne Smith of Blackduck
•Linda Fenelon of Alexandria
•Art Berg of Alexandria
The Jefferson Awards were created to recognize volunteers from high school students through senior citizens. Only individuals are considered for nominations but couples who work together as a team can be nominated.
KSAX/KRWF would like to thank Bremer Banks of Alexandria, Willmar and Brainerd for their sponsorship of the 2010 Jefferson Awards.
KSAX/KRWF Megan Brown joined Anthony Kiekow as hosts of the 2010 Jefferson Awards Gala for nominees, their friends and families on Tuesday, April 20 at Broadway Ballroom in Alexandria. Beth Bromen of the American Red Cross was keynote speaker for this year’s ceremony.
To nominate someone for the 2011 Jefferson Awards, go to www.ksax.com and click on the Jefferson Awards link on the homepage or look for brochures with registration forms at sponsorship locations.
Questions about the Jefferson Awards can be directed to Melissa Mathews at KSAX Eyewitness News by calling (320) 763-5729 or e-mailing firstname.lastname@example.org.