2015 Award Recipients

Business: DocuTAP

DocuTAP offers software, practice management systems, and revenue cycle services for urgent care clinics. DocuTAP Serves, the charitable arm of the company, assists widows and orphans domestically and abroad. Its employees provide approximately 3,600 volunteer service hours to our community each year and have raised more than $15,000, 500 backpacks, and 500 pairs of shoes for the Mission Haiti organization with Sioux Falls’ ties.DocuTAP’s spirit of serving is part of our culture, and it’s at the core of who we are as a company.”


Eric - Docutap 


Group/Organization: SALSA

In 1999, SALSA (Serve and Learn Student Association) was developed as a way to connect youth with opportunities to serve their communities. It allows teens to create and carry out meaningful service projects that meet community needs and inspire youth to get involved. In the past year, 1,443 local students were involved in SALSA and logged 9,961 hours of service to the community.

Jennifer Abels - Salsa 


Individual: Dr. Julie Ashworth

Dr. Ashworth is an assistant professor of education at Augustana University. She is also the United Way agency director of Augustana FRIENDSLink. Dr. Ashworth is a member of various boards and commissions where she acts in a leadership capacity. She is a cofounder of Pathways Inc., a nonprofit advocacy organization for young adults with disabilities. She also created A Place Called Home, an interdependent transitional-living pilot for adults with disabilities living in a community with typical peers.

Julie Ashworth

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