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2022 Spirit of Sheboygan County Volunteer Award Winners

Each year, our community celebrates the volunteerism happening in Sheboygan County through United Way's Spirit Awards. 

We need your help to nominate the amazing groups and individuals making a difference by supporting the various needs in our community. 


Below are last year's nominees, finalists and winners for each category. 

Volunteer of the Year – Honors an individual volunteer that embodies the spirit of giving.

  • Heidi Hediger*
  • Mona Mair*
  • Ray Peterson
  • Vicki Ritchie
  • Steven Schmitt*
  • Greg Watson
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Community Spirit Award – Honors a corporation that has made a substantial impact in the community by encouraging the spirit of giving to their employees by promoting volunteer opportunities to their employees, engaging in volunteer activities and/or providing paid time for employees to volunteer.

  • Cleveland State Bank – Charity Squad*
  • Johnsonville Sausage
  • Kohler Credit Union*
  • UnitedOne Credit Union*
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Lifetime Achievement Award – Honors an individual volunteer who has exhibited a lifelong commitment to volunteerism and community stewardship.

  • Carol Dussault*
  • Marilyn Montemayor*
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Group/Team Volunteers of the Year – Honors a group/team of two or more people that volunteer together on the same project under a group/team name.

  • DU Greenwing Day Committee
  • Great Marriages Mentor Couples*
  • Scott & Kathy Labonte
  • Coach Chris Guy & the Lakeshore United TOP Soccer Buddies*
  • George Palmer and Keith Shearer*
  • Uptown Social Knitting Group
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Outstanding Volunteer Board of Directors – Honors a nonprofit board that has shown exceptional leadership in driving a nonprofit organization.

  • Love INC of Sheboygan County Board of Directors*
  • Partners' Board of Directors*
  • Sheboygan County Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors*
- YouTube

Youth Volunteer Star – Honors an individual volunteer, under the age of 18, that embodies the spirit of giving.

Isaac Gozdziewski*

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Check back for a way to nominate people, groups, and businesses this year for a Spirit Award!

Connect with us by emailing or calling 920-458-3425.