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Jefferson Awards Nominations

Nominate A Quiet Hero For A Jefferson Award

  Do you know someone in your neighborhood who’s making a difference and deserves recognition? Nominate a Bay Area resident for a Jefferson Award by completing this online nomination form. [ CLICK HERE TO SUBMIT […]

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–10/26/2010

Jefferson Awards Reporters

Jefferson Awards – Featured Reporters

We asked CBS 5′s Jefferson Awards reporters Kate Kelly and Sharon Chin to share what it’s like to tell the stories of Bay Area heroes. Kate Kelly: “There has always been a need to tell […]

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–10/26/2010


Jefferson Awards: Alameda Shop Owner Gets Kids Reading And Rolling

How do you get kids to read more? An Alameda business owner has encouraged hundreds of children with a two-wheeled incentive. Sharon Chin on this week’s Jefferson Award winner.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–10/13/2010

Delane Sims

Jefferson Awards: San Leandro Salon Owner Helps Care For Elderly

No senior citizen is forgotten when this week’s Jefferson Award winner gets involved — she’ll connect a senior in need with any service, from manicurist to plumber.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–10/06/2010

Jefferson Award winner Terry Englehart

Jefferson Awards – Bay Area Community Center Reaches Homebound Seniors

Homebound senior citizens in the Bay Area have a way of making friends and staying connected without leaving their homes, thanks to a woman with a bright idea. This week’s Jefferson Award winner shows community is only a phone call away.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–09/29/2010

Carolyn Russell, Jefferson Award Winner

Jefferson Award Winner A Pioneer In Helping Domestic Violence Victims

Thousands of Bay Area battered women have found safety and new start, thanks to this week’s Jefferson Award winner, an East Bay pioneer in helping domestic violence victims.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–09/22/2010

Jefferson Award Winner Melanie Buerke (CBS)

Jefferson Awards: East Bay Woman Shares Healing Power Of Horses

Some East Bay children with disabilities and serious illnesses are finding healing that medicine can’t provide: they’re jumping in the saddle. This week’s Jefferson Award winner, is a woman who isn’t horsing around.

CBS San Francisco–09/15/2010