Topeka's Capper Foundation Honors Supporters

By: 13 News
By: 13 News

A Topeka organization took time to recognize those who join their efforts to help children with disabilities.

Easter Seals Capper Foundation held its Donor Appreciation Program Wednesday night at Shawnee Country Club in Topeka. The annual event honors those who've given their time and talents to support the organization. Capper works to help people with disabilities, primary children, live more independent lives.

2008 Awardees
Senator's Award
Connor Penton and family - Connor's Eagle Scout project involved redoing several gardens around the Easter Seals Capper Foundation facility with his family's help; he also volunteers in other areas helping the children

Chairman's Award
Evelyn Meade

Founder's Award
Carol Deason

Corporate Award
Topeka Community Foundation

Frank McGrath Award
Steve Swanson

Community Organization Award
Topeka IAFF Local 83

Media Award
Melissa Brunner, WIBW-TV

Capper Volunteer of the Year
Marlou Wegener

Adult Volunteer Award
Mary Jo Waugh and Steve Bittel

Youth Volunteer Award
Chelsea Weber

Special Event Volunteer Award
Scott and Christi Fletcher

Capper Work Horse Award
Terry Young

capper named marlou wegener of blue cross blue shield their volunteer of the year....
the adult volunteer award went to mary jo waugh and steve bittel... while chelsea weber of hayden high was outstanding youth volunteer.
board chair terry young received the work horse award...
...and i (melissa) was honored to be recognized with capper's media award.
a complete list of honorees is at wibw-dot-com.

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