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The Jefferson Awards recognizes dedication and service of volunteers who transform lives and strengthen communities across the United States. WKOW is proud to bring the Jefferson Awards to Wisconsin. If someone you know is making a difference in our community and deserves recognition, click READ MORE to nominate them by completing this online form.

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Jefferson Award Winner, April 2017: Joanne Gladden Video included

A volunteer from Oregon is providing comfort and dignity to many as they enter their final stages of life.

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Russ & Sheila Wolff headed to national Jefferson Awards ceremony Video included

WKOW is celebrating the wonderful volunteers in southern Wisconsin. The Jefferson Awards Banquet at Nakoma Golf Club in Madison honors all the hard-working volunteers who won monthly awards. 

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Jefferson Award Winner, March 2017: Will Green Video included

This month's Jefferson Award winner is passionate about leading youth down the right path and over the last decade he's helped thousands of kids stay on course. 

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Jefferson Award winner, February 2017: Taylor Kilgore Video included

February's Jefferson Award winner helps shape young minds at Simpson Street Free Press.

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Jefferson Award Winner, January 2017: Lynne Toseff Video included

Lynne Toseff has been serving her community for decades.

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Jefferson Award winner, December 2016: Nancy Daly Video included

In the midst of a cold Wisconsin winter, comes a shining light of warmth.

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Jefferson Award winner, November 2016: Bonnie Moschkau

Bonnie Moschkau has felt a call to service since she was young, led by her faith and family.

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Jefferson Award winner, October 2016: Maia Beirne Video included

A teenager from Oregon is inspiring her classmates to help others. 

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Jefferson Award winner, September 2016: Monica Kamal Video included

This month's Jefferson Award winner breaks down barriers for people with disabilities and has earned national recognition for her lifetime achievements.

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