Lima, Ohio (WIMA) - U-S Senator Sherrod Brown met with Jefferson Award winner for Public Service recipient Timothy Macke of Lima.

Macke received recognition for his work leading a volunteer rescue group called Second Responders that recruits volunteers in preparing for natural disasters.

The Jefferson Awards were co-founded by Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis- Senator Robert Taft Junior- and Sam Beard to honor U-S citizens for their community and public service.