Dorothy Stepina was recently named the 2024 Community Service recipient, it was announced by the Starbuck Area Chamber of Commerce.  The award was presented by Dan Jahn, of Peddler Dan’s in Starbuck.  Dorothy became a business owner in Starbuck in 2010, with the Nutcracker Cafe being the most recent. Dorothy sold the cafe in the fall of 2023. Both she and her businesses have been assets to the community throughout these years. She has helped plan several community events during that time, and every event has a special touch that she brings to the plan. Each time she was asked to help or donate, she responded with a willing “SURE!”, and participated with honest, hard-working, heart-of-gold dedication. “Congratulations, Dorothy, and thank you for all your contributions to the Starbuck community!” it was stated at the presentation of the award.