First Lady Tonette Walker

Local volunteer awarded Wisconsin Heroes Award

Fox News 11
Monday, December 22, 2014

DE PERE – Tis’ the season of giving and Sister Helen Keyzer, a volunteer at Unity Hospice, was recognized for her community service she does year round.

Wisconsin’s First Lady, Tonette Walker, was in De Pere Monday and presented Keyzer with the “Wisconsin Heroes Award.”

Keyzer has been a volunteer since 1989.

Most of her volunteer work includes assisting chaplains by providing spiritual support to patients receiving care.

Keyzer says she is grateful to receive such an award, “What a blessing and so many other people that are giving and caring that need to be recognized and grateful for all of the blessings that people are doing.”

The Wisconsin Heroes Award is given out every month.

For more information about the award and how you can nominate someone in your community, click here.