Pat Stephens, Director of Collegiate Special Gifts at the University of
Wisconsin- La Crosse, is the October Everyday Hero.
Pat was nominated because of his vision to promote good will, good feelings
and good times for La Crosse and the surrounding communities through
his leadership and involvement in many organizations and events. Pat's
involvement in community organizations and projects such as, Rotary
Lights which helps raise food items for eight area food pantries, Irishfest
which celebrates the Irish culture through food, music, and Highland
competitions, Onalaska Jaycees an organization dedicated to community
service projects, a founding member and board member of the Freedom
Honor Flight organization, and many more make him an exemplary citizen
of this community.
Pat's ability to combine being a loving husband, a father of four, a coworker,
a board member and his positive influence on La Crosse and the
surrounding communities has made him our October Everyday Hero.