Paul & Elaine Groth Mentoring Award
This award recognizes an individual (or individuals) who has served as a mentor in the community over time and has, by example, made meaningful contributions to the quality of the life in the Fox Cities. An award of $5,000 is presented to the recipient’s Fox Valley charity of choice.
Our 2019 winner is Dick Calder!
(More about Dick soon!)
Award sponsor since 1998:
- Nominations are evaluated on the nominee’s involvement of helping others.
- Nominations are evaluated based on the nominee being a respected community leader.
- Nominations are evaluated based on mentoring in a quiet and wise way and how the nominee has been a counselor or consensus builder to make positive things happen in the community.
An individual or individuals that meet the criteria above and have a beneficial presence within Outagamie, Calumet, Waupaca or northern Winnebago counties. Nomination form
Bob DeKoch – He directed his $5,000 prize to The Building for Kids and New North, Inc.
Read: Celebrating Volunteers: Bob DeKoch dedicates himself to mentoring other leaders
Mentor guides people to their own solutions
Watch the video:
View past recipients
2017: Sally Podoski
2016: Mary Poulson
2015: Sue Kinde
2014: Maung Win
2013: Rev. Will & Ruth Bloedow
2012: Ruth Haviland
2011: Joyce & Len Hanstedt
2010: Jeff Knezel
2009: Tri-County Community Dental Clinic dentists
2008: Fred Gaines
2007: Thomas Scullen
2006: Dr. Bill & Paula Chandler
2005: Doug & Carla Salmon
2004: Jane Williams & Alice Zeiss
2003: Margaret M. Walsh
2002: Pat Boldt
2001: John Reeve
2000: Philip Keller
1999: Charles Lingelbach Jr.
1998: Winton A. Schumaker