Gala celebrates work of Operation Fresh Start

MADISON, Wis. — Hundreds of people attended a gala Thursday to celebrate the work of Operation Fresh Start.

The Build Your Future Gala featured inspiring stories from those who have made significant positive changes in their lives. The organization helps people ages 16-24 become self-sufficient.

“These are young people who aren’t in school, aren’t in work and aren’t sure how to move forward, so we have programs to help them finish high school, get a driver’s license and then move into a career which is a passion for them,” executive director Greg Markle said.

Three people who completed the program received awards for their success.

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