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Jennifer's Heroes: MS Society Dinner of Champions

Updated: 11/20/2009 - There is no shortage of organizations that need help from the community. In this week's Jennifer's Heroes we got a behind-the- scenes look at the MS Society's Dinner of Champions, where there is no shortage of heroes.

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Jennifer's Heroes: Carl "Chubby" Proffitt Jr.

Updated: 11/12/2009 - Jennifer's Heroes honors an unsung hero in our community, and with Veteran's Day on Wednesday this week, what better time to recognize a hero who fought for our country.

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Jennifer's Heroes: Pennie Johnston

Updated: 11/06/2009 - You have heard it before, every time someone donates blood, it saves three lives. Well, that means this week's hero has had a hand in saving the lives of over 100 people.

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Jennifer's Heroes: Marit Gay Hikes Appalachian Trail

Updated: 11/24/2009 - Central Virginia is packed with places to take in a scenic stroll, but an ambitious Earlysville woman wanted to take it a step further. This week's hero took her backpacking hobby an extra mile--2,178 miles to be exact.

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Jennifer's Heroes: Marian Blackford and Fluvanna Meals On Wheels

Updated: 07/30/2013 - Meals on Wheels Programs span across the country in neighborhoods big and small. In this week's Jennifer's Heroes the Newsplex's Jennifer Black introduces us to a woman who saw a need in her community and sprung into action.

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Jennifer's Heroes: Nicole Muller; Neighbors-4-Neighbors

Updated: 12/24/2009 - Neighbors helping neighbors is a simple concept. Next week, all across the country, volunteers have set up events for USA Today's "Make A Difference Day". One local student is using the national event to improve food banks in our area and nationwide.

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Jennifer's Heroes: Kelly and Stacy Gregory

Posted: 10/02/2009 - Imagine living more than 20 years with a severe speech impediment, and then one day learning you have a brain tumor. Those struggles are just the start of one Charlottesville mother's story. This week we learn that actions really do speak louder than words.

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Jennifer's Heroes: Ward Campbell

Posted: 09/25/2009 - There's no cure and it's terminal. Alzheimer's Disease affects more than 35 million people worldwide. Despite the challenges that come with it, one local man is using his experiences to empower others.

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Jennifer's Heroes: Tim Gorman, SK8 Nelson

Updated: 09/18/2009 - For years people in Nelson County have been tossing around the idea of building a skate park of their own. This week's hero, Tim Gorman, took it upon himself to get the wheels rolling.

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Jennifer's Heroes: The Gala Family; Ishan Gala Foundation

Updated: 08/27/2009 - In this week's Jennifer's Heroes, Jen Black introduces us to a local couple who lost their son to one of the most life-threatening childhood cancers. However, their son's battle was just the beginning of their fight.

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Jennifer's Heroes: Crafty Ladies

Updated: 09/08/2009 - A few balls of yarn, a knitting needle and a big heart; those are the tools a group of women use to touch the lives of others in our community. They are a group of inspiring women who are this week's hero.

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Jennifer's Heroes: Liz Palmer

Posted: 08/13/2009 - This week's Jennifer's Heroes features a woman who takes her love of animals out of the Veterinary Clinic and into the living room.

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Jennifer's Heroes: Visiting Camp Holiday Trails Volunteer Julia Graham

Updated: 08/15/2009 - This week's Jennifer's Heroes focuses on the story of a selfless teen who travels over 100 miles to our area to spend time with kids living with special health needs. Camp Holiday Trails in Albemarle County is a haven for heroes. The campers, councilors, and volunteers each have an inspiring story.

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Jennifer's Heroes: Mason Thomas

Updated: 07/22/2009 - Mason Thomas is a name you may not remember but a face not easy to forget. This week's hero can be found sinking putts, hoping that will sink cancer once and for all.

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Jennifer's Heroes: Angel Howard

Updated: 07/30/2009 - In this week's Jennifer's Heroes, a woman takes her job of helping seniors to the next level. Angel Howard is being recognized for her hard work just six months into her new job. Howard is a certifying nursing assistant at Mountainside Senior Living in Crozet, and the people whose lives she touches say Angel Howard really is an "angel."

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Jennifer's Heroes: June Curry, The Cookie Lady

Updated: 07/30/2009 - Afton resident, June Curry is known to many in the cyclist world as the "Cookie Lady." Curry welcomes bikers riding down Afton Mountain into her home for food, drinks and a place to stay for the night.

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Jennifer's Heroes: Sally Hart and the Albemarle Ballet Theatre

Updated: 07/30/2009 - The benefits of ballet can be great for any child, especially for kids with special needs. In this week's Jennifer's Heroes, CBS19's Jennifer Black introduces us to a woman who's offering more than a lesson in dance.

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Hailey's Heroes: Joshua Bare

Updated: 07/22/2009 - Joshua Bare is leader of the of HOPE Village & Refugee Works at Hope Community Center in Charlottesville. His work at the Center makes him this weeks Hailey's Hero.

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Hailey's Heroes: Laurie Brock

Updated: 07/22/2009 - This week's Hailey's Hero has dedicated most of her life to public service. Laurie Brock has served the community as a nurse for more than 20 years.

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