Central MArket received the business United Way Community Spirit Award at Thursday's Celebration of Heroes. Accepting the award from 2009 United Way president Denise Eggebraaten

United Way awards its Everyday Heroes


Making the world a better place to live might seem like a lofty ambition, but it is an ambition realized by the hundreds of volunteers who work tirelessly to organize and implement community service projects and special events.

Often, those volunteers go quietly about their business, unknown and unrecognized. But at Thursday's Celebration of Heroes in Detroit Lakes, the spotlight was on them.

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Vicki Gerdes
Staff writer at Detroit Lakes Newspapers and editor of MN Boomers magazine for the past 13 years. Living in DL with my cat, Smokey.
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