Jefferson Award winner: Don Harris - WFXS, MyFoxWausau - News and Weather for Wausau, WI

Jefferson Award winner: Don Harris

Posted:

Don Harris of Neillsville is the Jefferson Award honoree for the month of June. Don is a volunteer with the American Legion Post 73. His nomination submission form says he spends 50-80 hours a week at the legion.

Harris spent 40 years in the military working as a Veterinarian. When he retired he says he missed the camaraderie of military life. That led him to the Legion. When Post 73 opened a new community building, he volunteered to become the manager for a year, collecting no paycheck. Six years later, he continues his work at the legion, with no pay.

Don is also involved in Rock Creek Disabled Outdoors (RCDO) a group that gives the disabled a chance to hunt and experience the great outdoors. In addition to helping with the hunts he has donated 700 acres of land for disabled hunters to use.

Powered by WorldNow
Home  |  News  |  Sports  |  Weather  |  Community  |  Money  |  Health  |  Entertainment  |  Inside FOX  |  About Us  |  LookItUp Wisconsin  |  Casino Chatter
Powered by WorldNow All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 WorldNow and WFXS. All Rights Reserved. For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.