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GREEN BAY, Wis. (Feb. 7, 2019) – The Compass, official newspaper for the Catholic Diocese of Green Bay, is thrilled to announce the honorees of the 2019 "Faith That Works" Awards. These prestigious awards are presented to individuals who have influenced the workplace through business practices that reflect the teachings of Jesus Christ and His church and who share of themselves in their parishes and communities.
"The Compass is proud to recognize five honorees for the 6th Annual 'Faith That Works' Awards. These awards allow ethical and generous Catholic business owners and leaders to be recognized for the extraordinary work they do on a daily basis in both their professional and personal lives. They are faith-filled examples for all of us in every area of our lives," said Amy Kawula, advertising and marketing manager for The Compass.
The honorees of the 2019 "Faith That Works" Awards are:
  • Joe and Beth Beranek - – Owners, Evergreen Tool Company (Peshtigo)
  • Dennis Kozlovsky - Vice President of Underwriting, Bank First National (Manitowoc)
  • Kevin Ress - Risk & Control Program Manager, Associated Bank (Green Bay)
  • Philip Schmidt - Owner, The Meat Block (Greenville)
  • Robert Walczyk, Jr. - Owner and Licensed Funeral Director, Proko-Wall Funeral Home (Green Bay)

If you would like to place a display ad in The Compass to congratulate these honorees who have demonstrated their faith in the workplace, please contact Amy Kawula at 920-272-8212.


Who we are: As friends and followers of Jesus, the Catholic Diocese of Green Bay is devoted to fostering households and communities of discipleship through the mission and ministry of the Catholic Church. We are missionary disciples striving to lead all people to the Kingdom of God. Established in 1868, the diocese is composed of 324,000 Catholics in 16 counties: Brown, Calumet, Door, Florence, Forest, Kewaunee, Langlade, Manitowoc, Marinette, Menominee, Oconto, Outagamie, Shawano, Waupaca, Waushara and Winnebago.
Contact: Justine Lodl, director of communications, at 920-272-8213 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.; or Sarah Gietman, communications coordinator, at 920-272-8209 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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