Local volunteer Ty Thorson of Columbus was honored through Modern Woodmen’s Hometown Hero Program for what he did for his neighbor Samantha Zander during a Modern Woodmen of America member event on Oct. 5.
Before the sale of Thorson’s hog at the fair he had the auctioneer read a note stating that he was donating all his proceeds from the sale to Zander who was diagnosed with triple negative breast cancer after finding a lump in early June.
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The Beaver Dam Modern Woodmen Chapter presented Thorson with a certificate and a $100 award to be donated to the charitable organization of the honoree’s choice.
For more information or to get involved, contact Cassandra Schmidt at 920-306-2948 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.