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Local Jefferson Award winner recognized at national ceremony

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LA VALLE (WKOW) -- Our local Jefferson Award winner was honored at a national ceremony Tuesday.

Barb Knopf of La Valle is one of 90 recipients recognized at an awards gala in Washington, D.C.

Knopf runs Veterans Equine Trail Services, or V.E.T.S., which uses rescued horses as a therapy tool to help veterans with post traumatic stress disorder.

The Jefferson Awards are regarded as one of the nation's highest honors for community service and volunteerism.
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