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Diane Pittenger has been a daycare provider in Grand Rapids for many years.
Brenda Fairchild is a faculty member and counselor at Itasca Community College.
Dr. Charles Sherman has been a dentist in Grand Rapids since 1980.
Miriam (Mimi) Eisele’s great willingness to serve others is an inspiration to many.
Maisie Rae Blaine, of Grand Rapids, is a role model for her continued pursuits in learning and commitment to family.
Vera Carole Erickson has lived in ltasca County over 50 years.
Lynda Ross, of Grand Rapids, has been an inspiration both professionally and personally to many - most especially to her staff at Ross Resources, Ltd.
Clyde and Glenice Newton, of Grand Rapids, have hearts of gold say those who know them best.
Joyce Vekich, of Bovey, is an inspiration to many for her willingness to help wherever help is needed.
Thunderhawk boys basketball head coach Dan Elhard is in his tenth season at the helm with the Thunderhawk boys basketball team. He owns a career record of 197-90 for the Thunderhawks with six career trips to the state tournament.
A dedicated volunteer in her local community, Isabel Hart of Deer River holds the title as the longest-serving RSVP member of Itasca County.
Local mentor and active member of his Catholic parish, Jim Columbus of Grand Rapids is unpretentious of his service to his community yet deserving of recognition according to those who know him.
Local business owner Lorraine Giles is not only a successful businesswoman and caring employer but also a community leader.
Mary Jo Hendricks, of Grand Rapids, has been involved in her community and church parish for many years with enthusiasm that’s inspired many.
Cliff Schroeder worked as a teacher in Independent School District 318 from 1961 to 1991. He then retired and became a School Board member from October of 1997 to 2012.
Jon Denney, of Grand Rapids, has been an inspiration to many for his dedication to sustaining and growing programs with the Itasca Ski Club.
Patricia Feld, of Effie, is known by many as an energetic, creative and motivational leader with the drive to make things happen to enhance life in the Edge of the Wilderness community.