McCaslin wins lifetime achievement award

May 6, 2014

Executive Editor Deb McCaslin, of the Broken Bow Custer County Chief, received the Lifetime Achievement in Volunteer Service Award at the 2014 First Lady’s Outstanding Community Service Awards Luncheon, held April 11, at the University of Nebraska in Omaha and sponsored by Serve Nebraska.

As an Air Force spouse, McCaslin has published papers in Taiwan and Germany to keep families informed about members of families away in combat. As a volunteer in Broken Bow, she has been active in the Rotary Club, worked with Alliance for Smiles, organized Hero Flights for WWII veterans, served on the TeamMates board, mentored a fifth-grader and more.

McCaslin, former publisher of the Broken Bow Custer Co. Chief, was the third generation of her family to hold the publisher position.

Eleven awards for outstanding community service were awarded at the luncheon by Nebraska First Lady, Sally Ganem. For more information about the Serve Nebraska volunteer awards, categories and recipients, go to: www.