Maytag Salutes: Ellen Cullen

Name: Ellen Cullen Hometown: Baton Rouge, LA Why we are saluting Ellen: Through pain and personal hardship, Ellen Cullen continued to work as hard and as often as she could to support her family.  Working at a grocery store for the past seven years, Ellen took on as many duties as she could too get as many hours as possible, even after being diagnosed with breast cancer. Thanks to an understanding b...

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Maytag Salutes: Bruce Garrison

Name: Bruce Garrison Hometown: Oakland Park, FL Why we are saluting Bruce: As the single father of two grown children, you'd think Bruce would use his spare time to relax, but that's not the case at all.  Instead, he's spent much of the past 18 years working as a volunteer for numerous nonprofit organizations and management. He is currently the Volunteer Program Manager for the City of Oakland Park...

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Maytag Salutes: Charles Ellis

Name: Charles Ellis Hometown: Kent, OH Why we are saluting Charles: Charles Ellis has been putting his life on the line for his country and his community for close to 20 years.  After joining the US Marine Corps Reserves in August of 2001, Charles has been deployed four times to support current combat operations including missions in Afghanistan, the Horn of Africa, and twice in Iraq. During his ti...

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Maytag Salutes: Robert Winkler III

Name: Charles "Robert" Winkler III Hometown: Why we are saluting Robert: Robert Winkler been fighting fires for nearly 30 years after becoming a volunteer at the age of 18. He's been a member of the Cardiff Volunteer Fire Company for nearly 25 of those years, serving as Lieutenant, Captain, Assistant Chief, and Chief of the company. Rob was Elected as Egg Harbor Township Fire Department Deputy Chief in...

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Maytag Salutes: Karen Ballard

Name: Karen Ballard Hometown: Anderson, SC Why We're Saluting Karen: Karen Ballard is kind and caring person who takes time out of her extremely busy life to give back to the community in a variety of ways.  Along with raising three children, Karen was a social worker for many years and is now the Director of the Senior Center at the Jewish Community Center.   Karen enjoys working with senior citizens...

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Maytag Salutes: Annette Turpin

Name: Annette Turpin Hometown: Anderson, SC Why we're saluting Annette: Annette Turpin says her goal every day is to be as active as possible.  As a housewife, Sunday School Teacher, Scout Troop Assistant and grandmother, we think she's more than met that criteria.  If there is a person or an organization that needs help, Martha is always more than willing to lend a hand. She tries to be as invo...

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Maytag Salutes: David Huey

Name: David Huey Hometown: Marietta, GA Why we are saluting David: When David Huey helped start Hungry For A Day, he did it with the idea that many people are very blessed and if they were willing to be generous, they could help those in need and change the trajectory of their lives. Over the last 5 years, as the co-founder and Executive Director, he and his organization have built a community o...

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Maytag Salutes: Jeana Sutton

Name: Jeana Sutton Hometown: Indianapolis, IN Why we are saluting Jeana: No matter what is going on in her own life, Jeana Sutton is always putting others' needs first.  Before being diagnosed with cancer last year, she was a child caregiver at a local church until she realized she could save people money by watching them out of her own home. Though currently unable to work while battling the disease...

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Maytag Salutes: Guy Penny

Name: Guy Penny Hometown: Fenton, MO Why We're Saluting Guy: Guy Penny's philosophy can be boiled down to this, "In any role that I fill in my life, I try my best. I give things a level of focus and importance that they deserve. That only makes me a person, not a hero" But many do consider Guy a hero.  Take for instance his his niece that he helped raise since he was only 11 years old, or his mom, wh...

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Maytag Salutes: Alberto Alcala

Name: Alberto Alcala Hometown: Racine, WI Why we're saluting Alberto: Alberto Alcala has been a photographer in Racine, WI for three decades, owning his own business for over 15 years.  He says he's been blessed to work at a job he loves for most of his life, with his biggest joy coming from seeing the smiles of people looking at their pictures for the first time.  For him, being a active member of th...

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