NORTHFIELD, MN — When times are tough, heroes emerge. We all know someone who's making a difference right now as we live through unprecedented and changing times.
Here at Patch, we've launched an initiative to help recognize these heroes making a difference in their communities. Together with Ring, we’re working to let all your neighbors know about these outstanding people and their stories.
This submission comes from Susan Pedersen who nominated Kathryn Larson Ness of Northfield.
Name: Kathryn Larson Ness
Home town: Northfield
Hero's job: Volunteer
Relationship to nominee: Personal friend for over 20 years.
Reason for recognition: Her volunteer efforts have brought together over 90 volunteers to make free face masks for COVID-19.
One thing to know: She is a self starter, has endless energy and gets others to volunteer as well.
Thank you for all you do, Kathryn!
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