Everyday Heros - nwherald

Sarah Nader - snader@shawmedia.com
Laurie Selpien poses for a portrait next to her winter garden at the Algonquin Wastewater Treatment Facility in Algonquin. Selpien volunteers her time year-round to maintain the Algonquin-LITH Food Pantry's gardens. The two gardens produced nearly 4,000 pounds of food in 2012, their first year.