WAUSAU, Wis. (WAOW) — An area charity will represent our area at the national Jefferson Awards.
Jerry Hersil will travel to Washington. D.C.
The selection committee announced its decision at a banquet Thursday.
Hersil is the driving force behind the Haunted Sawmill. The Merrill non-profit funds programs for children.
News 9 and Marshfield Clinic partner for the Jefferson Awards.
Melissa Langbehn emceed the banquet.
The Jefferson Awards are a national program honoring local volunteers.