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Stephanie's Heroes: OC Free Clinic Volunteers

Posted: 10/14/2013 - In this week's Stephanie's Heroes, several nurses, doctors and other medical staff are coming together in Orange County to provide medical care for the uninsured and they're doing so without getting paid.

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Stephanie's Heroes: Tom Short

Posted: 09/30/2013 - This week's hero is no stranger to education. Tom Short is a retired Orange County principal. Even after spending decades working in the Orange County School System and filling in as interim head master at Grymes Memorial School in Orange, he's still finding time to help students, faculty and staff.

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Stephanie's Heroes: Erika Proctor

Posted: 09/16/2013 - A Fluvanna County woman is helping dogs and humans all at the same time. In this week's Stephanie's Heroes, CBS19's Stephanie Satchell is featuring Erika Proctor who's using her dog rescue Green Dogs Unleashed to help animals and people in the community.

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Stephanie's Heroes: Beverly Whitlock

Updated: 09/09/2013 - A retired librarian is using one of his favorite hobbies to make a difference for seniors at The Senior Center in Charlottesville.

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Stephanie's Heroes: Maya Proulx

Posted: 09/02/2013 - A Nelson County woman is on a mission to rescue horses. In this week's Stephanie's Heroes, CBS19’s Stephanie Satchell is featuring Maya Proulx. She created the Hope Legacy Equine Rescue in 2008 to take in abused, abandoned and neglected horses. Five years later, the program is still going strong.

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Stephanie's Heroes: Chuck Gross

Posted: 08/26/2013 - A local man is advocating for abused and neglected children. In this week's Stephanie's Heroes, CBS19's Stephanie Satchell is featuring Piedmont CASA volunteer Chuck Gross who's going the extra mile to ensure the safety of area children.

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Stephanie's Heroes: Blue Knight Motorcycle Club

Updated: 08/19/2013 - CBS19’s Stephanie Satchell is featuring the Blue Knights Motorcycle Club. The motorcycle club along with the Court Café and Pub is hosting the 2nd annual Evan Adams Memorial Benefit Ride.

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Stephanie's Heroes: Lindsay Snoddy

Updated: 08/12/2013 - From recycling to conserving energy, an area woman is helping people and local businesses learn more about sustainability. Lindsay Snoddy is this week's hero. She's showing people how to help the earth and save some money with a few simple tips.

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Stephanie's Heroes: Shania Breckenridge

Posted: 08/05/2013 - From helping with homework to offering her friendship, a college student is working hard to make a difference for children at the Boy's & Girl's Club in Madison County. In this week's Stephanie's Heroes, CBS19's Stephanie Satchell is featuring Shania Breckenridge.

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Stephanie's Heroes: Dyan Aretakis

Updated: 07/29/2013 - From routine checkups to mental health assessments, a local nurse practitioner is making a difference in teen health. In this week's Stephanie's Heroes CBS19's Stephanie Satchell is featuring Dyan Aretakis who helped start the UVa Teen Health Center years ago and is still working to keep teens healthy.

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Stephanie's Heroes: Brooke Jenkins

Posted: 07/22/2013 - One local woman is using an organization she co-founded to give back to children, families, and staff at the Ronald McDonald House in Charlottesville. In this week's Stephanie’s Heroes, CBS19’s Stephanie Satchell is featuring Brooke Jenkins for the work she does with Red Shoe C’ville.

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Stephanie's Heroes: Bonnie Cooper

Updated: 07/15/2013 - A Scottsville woman is bringing the community together in an effort to feed families in need. This week's Stephanie's Heroes is featuring Bonnie Cooper who coordinates the bi-monthly mobile food pantry in Scottsville.

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Stephanie's Heroes: Carol Williams

Updated: 07/08/2013 - A former counselor, teacher and now school director is using her experience to help students with learning disabilities grow academically. In this week's Stephanie's heroes CBS19’s Stephanie Satchell is featuring Carol Williams who's the director at the Oakland School in Troy.

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Stephanie's Heroes: John Sponski

Posted: 07/01/2013 - An Orange County man is spending his summer teaching kids from the Boys and Girls Club how to sail. Although, John Sponski loves the time spent with students on Lake Anna in Louisa, he says this program is about much more than just sailing.

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Stephanie's Heroes: Art Magner

Updated: 06/24/2013 - One man volunteers his time, horses and carriage to offer a unique view into James Madison's Montpelier.

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Stephanie's Heroes: Elizabeth Breeden

Updated: 06/17/2013 - CBS19's Stephanie Satchell is featuring Elizabeth Breeden who has spent several years decorating the City of Charlottesville with art.

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Stephanie's Heroes: Rodney Shifflett

Updated: 06/10/2013 - One Ruckersville man is working hard collecting and delivering supplies for tornado victims in Oklahoma. In this week's Stephanie's Heroes, CBS19's Stephanie Satchell is featuring Rodney Shifflett who recently returned home from Moore, Ok. after dropping off a truck full of supplies.

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Stephanie's Heroes: Paul Jones

Posted: 06/03/2013 - Some students at Monticello High School say their guidance counselor is a father figure, mentor and friend. In this week's Stephanie's Heroes CBS19’s Stephanie Satchell is featuring Paul Jones who students, faculty and staff say is doing more than just helping his students with their school work and giving academic advice.

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Stephanie's Heroes: Laura Humbertson

Posted: 05/27/2013 - One woman is helping women, men and children get out of abusive situations in Central Virginia. In this week's Stephanie's Heroes we're featuring Laura Humbertson who's spent the last five years organizing many projects at the Shelter for Help in Emergency in an effort to keep families safe.

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Stephanie's Heroes: Connie Seyller

Updated: 05/20/2013 - From dog walking and playing fetch to helping with administrative tasks in the office, Caring for Creatures volunteer Connie Seyller is doing her part to help make a difference for dogs and cats at their Fluvanna County animal sanctuary. She's this week's hero.

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Stephanie's Heroes: Jelita Hopkins

Updated: 05/13/2013 - One Louisa County teacher is receiving a big honor for educating and inspiring high school students. In this week's Stephanie's Heroes, CBS19's Stephanie Satchell is featuring Jelita Hopkins. She teaches theater and chorus and is now the 2013 "Educator of the Year" in Louisa.

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Stephanie's Heroes: Woodbrook Destination Imagination Team

Updated: 05/10/2013 - A group of Woodbrook Elementary School students is working on a special project to put an end to bullying and social isolation. In this week's Stephanie's Heroes, the 4th grade Destination Imagination team is hoping to bring students together with the help of some new creative activities.

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Stephanie's Heroes: The Silver Steppers

Posted: 04/29/2013 - One local senior dance group is showing off their fancy footwork for a good cause. In this week's Stephanie's Heroes the Silver Steppers of The Senior Center in Charlottesville are tap dancing around the community hoping to inspire and uplift students and the elderly.

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Stephanie's Heroes: David Marrs

Updated: 04/22/2013 - A University of Virginia football player is giving back in a big way with a lifesaving donation. David Marrs recently donated stem cells to help save an elderly woman's life.

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Stephanie's Heroes: Serena Forrest

Updated: 04/15/2013 - April is Autism Awareness month and one Greene County teacher is launching a special project to help students with autism and the rest of the school come together. In this week's Stephanie's Heroes CBS19's Stephanie Satchell is featuring Ruckersville Elementary School autism teacher Serena Forrest.

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