Maytag Salutes: Robert Osborne

Name: Robert Osborne Hometown: Columbus, Ohio Why We’re Saluting Robert: Robert started Friends Incorporated, a non-profit organization that helps children in less fortunate situations and provides them with basic needs like food and clothing. He started Friends Incorporated because he had a good friend that stood by him, so he tries to be a good friend to everyone else he meets. Robert explains, “Givin...

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Maytag Salutes: Patricia Hanna

Name: Patricia Hanna Hometown: Clarksville, Tennessee Why We’re Saluting Patricia: Patricia Hanna is a working “Mom on a Mission” with two children. After giving birth to her second child, who was born with Down syndrome, she knew that there would be unique challenges presented while raising a child with the condition. In 2008, Patricia and her husband discovered that there was a need for a support group...

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Maytag Salutes: Thomas and Nancy Hampel

Name: Thomas and Nancy Hampel Hometown: Ft. Wright, Kentucky Why We’re Saluting Thomas and Nancy: Thomas and Nancy were raised to give back to the community – both of their parents were involved in community service when they were growing up. As adults, it was normal for them to emulate their parents and give back to their community. They have concentrated their time with the Boy Scouts of America and thei...

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Maytag Salutes: Lisa Kalinowski

Name: Lisa Kalinowski Hometown: Lititz, Pennsylvania Why We’re Saluting Lisa: It is easy to say Lisa Kalinowski has been dedicated to dance all her life. For the last 7 years, Lisa has put on a holiday show in her dance studio in Lititz, PA, whose proceeds benefit the local Make-A-Wish foundation. Each wish that Lisa has helped make come true is shared on the walls of her studio. Lisa has successfully taken ...

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Maytag Salutes: Anthony Johnson

Name: Anthony Johnson Hometown: Albany, Indiana Why We’re Saluting Anthony: Anthony is the Deputy Sheriff with the Delaware County Sheriff’s Office. He has served on the Sheriff’s Dive and Underwater Recovery team since 2001, and in 2002, he was fortunate enough to join the SWAT team. Currently, he serves as a sniper on the SWAT team. Additionally, Anthony is part of the Explosive Ordinance Disposal team...

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Maytag Salutes: Ruth Thompson Carroll

Name: Ruth Thompson Carroll Hometown: Erie, Pennsylvania Why We’re Saluting Ruth: Ruth runs the ANNA Shelter, an animal shelter she opened in 2004. “I've always been a passionate animal lover and loved business so it kind of just clicked for me to open my own animal shelter. I met my partner, Kris Gibbens, who had the animal handling experience I lacked and suggested we open a shelter - the rest is history...

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Maytag Salutes: Dr. John and Carolyn Anoskey

Name: Dr. John and Carolyn Anoskey Hometown: Evansville, Indiana Why We’re Saluting John and Carolyn: John, a dentist, and Carolyn, a dental hygienist, have been giving the gift of a beautiful smile to the people of Honduras for several years. They have been on multiple mission trips where they serve on the medical/dental teams, visiting the poorest areas of Honduras and providing dental care to those in pai...

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Maytag Salutes: Kevin Nacke

Name: Kevin Nacke Hometown: Regency, Florida Why We’re Saluting Kevin: Thirteen years ago, Kevin Nacke left his full-time job to become the food director at the Sulzbacher Center, the largest homeless shelter in Jacksonville, FL. This selfless move has resulted in Kevin helping feed hundreds of people in his community on a daily basis and supervise the production of over 488,000 meals a year. He helps cook b...

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Maytag Salutes: Deborah Nix

Name: Deborah Nix Hometown: Montgomery, Alabama Why We’re Saluting Deborah: Deborah has taught at a small Catholic school for more than 30 years. She has taught many grades, from kindergarten to eighth grade, and is now the art teacher. Her passion is to make sure that every child can be successful in their creativity. Whether pouring molds, working free-handed with clay, painting, or sketching, Deborah brin...

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Maytag Salutes: Leslie Searcy McFarlane

Name: Leslie Searcy McFarlane Hometown: Lithonia, Georgia Why We’re Saluting Leslie: Leslie is a fifth grade Special Education teacher in a co-taught classroom in DeKalb County. Although her focus is students with special needs, she embraces all students within her class with whatever support they may need, be it academic or emotional. She constantly looks for ways to encourage her students by sharing an in...

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