This year one of our own, Walter Bamert Jr, was nominated for the William D Barth Award.
The award was created in 1985 to honor an individual who has made a lasting impact on the Kane County area through volunteer activities and community service and was given out by TriCity Family Services this year on October 23rd at Riverside Receptions.
The winner this year was Judge Clint Hull who has presided in the Kane County Treatment Alternative Court since 2013. Hull has served as a judge for seven years. Besides Walter Bamert other nominees were: Judy Burgess, Kristie Granquist Spurgin Dienst and Becky Furnish.