Slide Show: Jefferson Awards Banquet 2019

Once a year, WXOW and Altra Federal Credit Union gather to honor our Jefferson Award winners from the past year.

March Jefferson Award Winner: Virginia Wintersteen, M.D.

She is a “tireless advocate” for people who have physical challenges.  

Doctor Virginia Wintersteen is an orthopedist at Gundersen Health System.  Beyond that work, she has volunteered for years to provide opportunities for children and adults with disabilities.  Opportunities that did not always exist.

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Jefferson Award Winner: Cassie Buehler

La Crescent, MN (WXOW) – Cassie Buehler says too many people make excuses why they can’t volunteer. “Doesn’t matter you age, your skill set, your interests.

October Jefferson Award: Sherry Hougom

This month’s Jefferson Award winner is working to make the community a safer place to live. Sherry Hougom’s efforts are inspired by her daughter, Sara. 

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