It’s nice to imagine that a hiking trail, once cleared, stays cleared. But in fact, publicly accessible hiking trails in wilderness areas require regular, ongoing maintenance in order to stay usable. It’s also nice to imagine that the United States Forest Service has a well-paid crew to take care of these repairs, but again, that’s […]
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Camille Ronzio’s volunteer work is a natural outgrowth of her career. She retired in 2003 from teaching high school home economics. “At the end of my career they called it Family and Consumer Science,” she says. It was a field that underwent numerous changes over the decades, and encompassed many more aspects than just what […]
Published in August 2013 edition of Boomer and Senior News. Bill Kievith, Award-Winning Volunteer and employee at 75 By Vanessa Salvia It takes a lot to get Bill Kievith riled up. In fact, not even a traffic accident that totaled his car can lead him to express anything other than gratefulness. On a recent […]
Anne James, 67, is the director of the Veneta Senior Meals program. Three days a week James coordinates a team of volunteers to prepare meals for the Café 60 dining room and the Meals On Wheels program.
According to the American Dental Association, two thirds of Americans are able to obtain regular dental care. For the remaining third, which is nearly 106 million people, a variety of reasons may keep them from ever seeing a dentist. According to ADA, the people who may never see a dentist are racial and ethnic minorities, […]