June Hometown Hero #1: Kathleen Matuszak

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95.3 MNC and Impress Jewelry Creations present the Hometown Hero Award to Kathleen Matuszak.

Kathleen was nominated by listener Bradley, who wrote:

Kathleen started serving our community almost 30 years ago as her Senior Class President in 1983 at Washington High School and as a 4-leader for Warren Township. She then went to college and served as a Police Officer at Indiana University in Bloomington. She came home to South Bend and served as a Police Officer and Detective with the St. Joseph County Police Department, specializing in crimes against children. She went on to receive 2 master’s degrees and has served our community in running a foster care agency and working in mental health for more than 20 years serving children in adults struggling with mental health issues. She now serves the living and the dead at St. Joseph Funeral Home and Cemetery as their General Manager. But the most important job she has ever done is being my mom.

To nominate a Hometown Hero, click HERE then click where is says “Enter Your Own”

We would like to recognize and congratulate the winners of our Hometown Heroes initiative! Make sure to follow Impress Jewelry Creations on Facebook and Instagram in order to be in the know when the next nomination period opens! It became important to us that we recognize individuals in our community that daily go above and beyond and contribute to the safety and well-being of our communities. This group includes active & retired military, active & retired law-enforcement personnel, medical professionals like doctors, nurses & other first responders & finally teachers.

We will randomly select an individual and share their story. This person will be awarded a white gold Hometown heroes pin of our design. The pin features the 19 stars found on the Indiana State flag along with the rising star as found on the Indiana state seal.

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