The Cornerstone Award is given annually to an individual or individuals who have had a significant and long-term impact on enhancing public libraries in South Central Wisconsin and represent the values and mission of the South Central Library System Foundation.
The 2014 Cornerstone Award Reception was held Thursday, Nov. 20, at the 5100 Bar, 5100 Erling Avenue, McFarland, WI.
The recipient for 2014 was Francis Cherney (Wood County).
New for 2014 were three special library awards: the "Super Awesome Library Award", the "Program Wizard Award," and the "What A Great Idea Award." Visit the award page for more information.
The Cornerstone Award Reception raised over $60,000 for the foundation in five years. The 2014 event raised nearly than $13,000.
Past recipients include:
- 2014 -- Francis Cherney (more information & event photos)
- 2013 -- Kathryn & J. Robert Curtis and William Zimdars (more information & event photos)
- 2012 -- Barbara Dimick (more information & event photos)
- 2011 -- Craig & Lea Culver and Bob Blitzke (more information & event photos)
- 2010 -- Phyllis Davis and Bob Keen (more information & event photos)
- 2009 -- Peter & Ann Hamon (more information & event photos)
For more information, contact Martha Van Pelt, South Central Library System Director, (608) 246-7975.