Julie Anderson and Mary Lou Mathiowetz honored for years of volunteering for Junior Achievement.

Julie Anderson and Mary Lou Mathiowetz received special awards from Sara Wilfahrt, District Manager, Junior Achievement of the Upper Midwest, at St. Mary’s Elementary School assembly on Nov. 9. Anderson has been volunteering for Junior Achievement for 15 years and Mathiowetz (Julie’s mother) has for 10 years. “I thought it was pretty special to have a mother and daughter share such a wonderful milestone,” said Wilfahrt. Anderson is also on the Sleepy Eye Board for JA and according to Wilfahrt has been a key piece to ensuring the success of the programs offered in Sleepy Eye.