TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW) - The American Red Cross honored some of its biggest supporters Wednesday night.
The Kansas Capital Area Chapter held its annual meeting and volunteer recognition.
Among the top award winners were Bev Sheets, who received the Spirit of Natalie Award; Henry Brown and Carol Russell were presented with Leadership Awards; Lynn Tran received the Youth Spirit Award for Excellence in Leadership; Corporate Sponsor Awards went to Doug Sterbenz with Westar Enery and Jim Allan with Country Legends 106.9; the Jan Ogan Distinguished Nurse Award was given to Sue Laird; Crystal Belt received the John Marvin Boggs, Jr. Disaster Service Award and Bill Nace was named the Octavia Thatcher Volunteer of the Year.
The local chapter provides disaster relief throughout northeast Kansas.