The 11th annual Golden Heart Volunteer Celebration was held April 25 at Stone Harbor Resort to honor outstanding volunteers in our community.
Twenty-one nominations were received for this year’s event and include adult honorees Sara Baudhuin, Dick Clark, Susan Johnson, Liz Junion, Barb Maskell, Myrna Peil, Sharon Sternard and Mary Beth Volmer. Group honorees are Lois Rice, Lucille Sohns & Pat Loomis (90+ Volunteer Group of Bargains Unlimited); Lakeshore CAP Food Pantry Volunteers; Michael Brecke, Paula Hedeen, Judy Bush & Delmar Dahl (Scandia Village Capital Campaign Leadership Team); and Sturgeon Bay High School Project 180/AODA Student Group. Arts & Culture honorees are Birch Creek Associates; Jon & Leslie Gast (Door County Auditorium & Door County Maritime Museum); Dennis & Eileen Mayborne (American Folklore Theatre); and the Southern Door 5th Grade Class for their work with the Cerebral Palsy Telethon. The Lifetime of Service honorees are Michael Brecke, Sandy Brown, Dorleen Buschmann, Bob Jaeschke and Dave Pape.
Samantha Paider (Southern Door), Ali Sommerfeldt (Sturgeon Bay) and Sarah Waldron (Washington Island) received the Golden Heart Youth Scholarship Award.
For more information call 920.746.7704.