Acrylics, oil paintings, watercolor and photography line the walls of the Chippewa Valley Regional Airport and the Eau Claire County Courthouse.

This month’s Jefferson Award winner is the founder of a program that lightens the load weighing down dozens of Chippewa Falls community members.

“Every kid should have Christmas,” said Wright. “And this is what it’s all about. And I think there is so much love in our communities and God…