Everyday Hero: Wilfred Korth

Taking part in the Adopt a Highway quarterly cleanup near Goliad are Canoe Trail Goliad members and volunteers, from left, Claire Barnhart, Wilfred Korth, Susie Clapsaddle and Carl Clapsaddle.

Everyday hero: Wilfred Korth

Everyday hero: Wilfred Korth

Occupation: Coleto Creek Reservoir Park Chief Ranger, recently retiring after 38 years with GBRA

Hometown: Goliad

Why honored: I’d like to nominate Wilfred Korth as an Everyday Hero. He has given so much to Goliad. He ran the Coleto Creek Park until his recent retirement. He has re-energized Canoe Trail Goliad (CTG), which encourages the use of the Goliad Paddling Trail on the San Antonio River. Canoe Trail Goliad also, in conjunction with TxDOT, cleans two miles of US 183 four times a year to help keep Goliad beautiful. Wilfred volunteers to teach children of various organizations, such as 4-H, how to canoe and kayak. I could go on forever with reasons why Wilfred Korth is an Everyday Hero. Next time you see him, let him know how much he’s appreciated.

To nominate your Everyday Hero, submit the person’s full name, address and phone number, along with photo and reason for nomination as an Advocate Everyday Hero in 150 words or less. Submit the information by email to letters@vicad.com, mail to P.O. Box 1518, Victoria 77902 or bring it by the Victoria Advocate at 311 E. Constitution St. Include your name, address and phone number so we may contact you to verify your information.

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