By Tim Kowols
Dozens of volunteers were honored Thursday night at Stone Harbor Resort in Sturgeon Bay during the annual Golden Heart Celebration. Lori Vorpahl earned the Adult Volunteer Award, Shirley Senarighi captured the Karl May Lifetime of Service Award, the Door County Habitat for Humanity construction won Group Golden Heart recognition, and Gretchen Schmelzer collected Environmental Service Award honors. Volunteer Center of Door County Executive Director Carrie Tjernagel says the highlight of the evening for her was honoring the life of Karl May.
Seventeen individuals and groups representing dozens of organizations were specifically honored during the annual event which coincided with National Volunteer Week.