2018 Community Volunteer Award Recipient
Born and raised hometown resident, Dennis Kittleson owner of Inkworks Inc. will be honored and recognized for his community involvement throughout the years here in Stoughton. Dennis started his family owned business 26 years ago from the ground up. Dennis is married to his wife Amy and they have 2 adult children, Chelsea who is 29 years old and Kolten who is 25 years old. Dennis and Amy consider their rescue dog Ava, who is originally from Askansas as one of their children. They are grateful to share that they are grandparents to one “Grandpup” named Cajun. Dennis has provided the community of Stoughton with support in many different capacities over the years. He currently serves as a Board Member for the Yahara River Grocery Cooperative also known as the Stoughton Co-op. In addition to that he serves on the Cooksville Historical Board. He is a former City Council member while contributing his expertise and knowledge towards providing leadership throughout the community. Dennis is known throughout Stoughton for his strong and fierce dedication towards empowering adolescents through their involvement in athletics at Stoughton High School. He serves as a mentor for both young men and woman as a JV Soccer Coach. Not only is Dennis a strong advocate for youth in the community, he helps to support local non-profits and service organizations by providing reduced rental expenses for office space to Joining Forces for Families (JFF) and the Personal Essentials Pantry (PEP). Through his compassion and giving personality, Dennis generously provides free or reduced printing services through Inkworks, Inc. to many local charitable organizations including but not limited to the Stoughton Area Resource Team Inc. (START), Personal Essential Pantry (PEP), Joining Forces for Families (JFF), Stoughton School District, Gazebe Musikk, local churches and more. Dennis is a strong champion and supporter for programs and efforts that impact the quality of life for those in our community.