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Jefferson Awards Banquet honors outstanding community volunteers

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MADISON (WKOW) -- The Jefferson Awards is partnering with WKOW to honor remarkable volunteers in our community.

The Jefferson Awards Banquet Wednesday brings together all the winners throughout the past year at Nakoma Golf Club in Madison. WKOW has shared their stories with the community throughout the past year.

Joanne provides support for people in their final stages of life.

Dawn is paving the way for the African-American community to have a voice.

Jen is giving all girls hands on experience as firefighters and police officers.

Mike and Maggie are sending kids to college in Ecuador.

Felicia went from being homeless to helping kids succeed.

11-year-old Izzy taught us all that you can make a difference at any age.

Out of the group, one person is chosen to go on to Washington D,C. to represent the are in the National Jefferson Awards.

The winner will be revealed tonight on 27 News at 10.

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