This week's winner of the "Celebrating Hometown Heroes" project is Samantha Eklund, of Schofield.
Eklund is a Certified Nurse Assistant at Cedar Ridge Elder Services.
The person who nominated her said she goes to work each week for more than 40 hours a week, taking care of patients and then goes home to five kids as a single mom.
Congratulations Samantha and thank you so much for your service!
Winners are announced each Friday around 6:45 a.m. on Wake Up Wisconsin. Next week the final "Celebrating Hometown Heroes" winner will be announced.
If you would like to nominate someone, click HERE.