The American Red Cross Chapter of North Central Wisconsin recently honored its volunteers at the Wausau Red Cross Office. Two of the volunteers honored are from the Northwoods.
Carol Miller of Rhinelander, earned the Exceptional Leadership Award, given to an individual demonstrating exceptional guidance and support for other volunteers, staff, or clients served by the Red Cross. As a regional Disaster Health Services/Staff Wellness volunteer, Carol recently accepted a leadership position for an 18-state Division. In 2016, she twice deployed out-of-state.
John Grosman of Woodruff received the Outstanding Outreach Award. Grosman works to strengthen community outreach through partnering and volunteer recruitment. John has led and organized disaster meetings, responds to disaster calls and is a Red Cross government liaison for five counties in the North Central Chapter.
Each year, 2,700 registered volunteers across Wisconsin donate their time.