Spirit Of Springfield Award 09 Feb 12

The annual “Spirit of Springfield Award” was presented during the Springfield Area Chamber of Commerce annual meeting recently. Ken Koll is the recipient of the honor this year. The 65-year-old served on the St. John Lutheran Home board of directors for 20 years, established the Springfield Jaycees “Operation Christmas Joy” program in 1973, has been a member of the Springfield American Legion post for 41 years, was a founding member of the Springfield Area Foundation, has been a member of the Knights of Columbus for 44 years, served as an emergency medical technician in Springfield for 21 years, is a volunteer driver for Meals on Wheels, and much more. Koll retired from his career with F&M insurance Agency last year.