Jill Carlson, Sandy Cartisser go above and beyond for community, nonprofit organizations

COURTESY PHOTO: CORBETT FIRE - Jill CarlsonTwo Corbett residents were honored by their peers for their volunteer efforts and contributions to the community.

Jill Carlson and Sandy Cartisser received the Heini Ziegler award given annually by the Corbett Fire District in remembrance of the former chief. Carlson and Cartisser were nominated by community members. Two awards were given this year after the program was delayed in 2020 because of the pandemic.

The recipients will receive gift certificates for a family dinner, as well as their names on a plaque displayed at the Corbett Fire Hall.

Carlson serves on the Grange Board of Directors, and volunteers as treasurer. In that role she helps organize many new events, brings in speakers, and sets up classes and lectures. She has been involved in the Helping Hands food distribution program, and donates her time to Sound Equine Horse Rescue. Carlson also assisted the Crown Point Historical Society with its 2021 fundraising.

COURTESY PHOTO: CORBETT FIRE - Sandy CartisserCartisser is the go-to person for the Crown Point Historical Society, where she serves as treasurer. She has hosted tea event to raise money to build the museum, is involved in grant writing projects, and ensures the organization maintains its status as a nonprofit. She is also involved with the Corbett Garden Club.

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