By: Kate Pabich
They volunteer their time to the community and now they're getting recognized for their efforts.
Tuesday night the Two Rivers YMCA celebrated all the work their volunteers do throughout the year.
The nights celebration honored two volunteers of the year, John Phillips and Tanya Braet.
CEO, Mike Wennekamp, says it's important to recognize everything they do.
"By us coming and telling them thank you, that's really how, you get to, you know, feel and understand that you do make a difference."
And a special award goes to members who overcome big obstacles.
This years recipient was Barb Scott, she participated in the LIVESTRONG program while undergoing chemotherapy.