GLMV Chamber presents its 2020 volunteer award

Updated 12/28/2020 12:40 PM

Lars Rasmussen, World Financial Group, is this year's recipient of the Green Oaks, Libertyville, Mundelein, Vernon Hills Chamber of Commerce second annual Stephanie Smith-Howard Volunteer Heart Award.

The chamber launched this award last year to recognize Stephanie Smith-Howard of Design Insurance Brokers, aka Mrs. Claus, one of the chamber's most active volunteers since 1986, who despite significant health challenges, remains active in the chamber and community and always gives her heart to all.


Mrs. Claus presented the 2020 award at the GLMV Virtual Holiday Party Dec. 15 to Rasmussen, who has gone beyond to participate in the chamber.

Since joining in 2006, Rasmussen has become "a wonderful friend to all, supports and volunteers to assist with most every event, educates others on financial planning, and demonstrates what it is to be a good person," Smith-Howard said.

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