April 17, 2014

Volunteers are special

Photo by Verna Barr

Sonya Hamblen, Cheryl Taylor, Nome Boyd and Jan Hinchman are members of the Women’s Relief Society from the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Cedaredge. They visit the Memory Unit at Horizons Care Center twice a month. The women sing the old familiar songs with residents often joining in when the tunes recall remembered lyrics.Horizons Care Center honored volunteers at a special program on Friday, April 11 — the date chosen to correspond with other volunteer organizations throughout the country during National Volunteer Week, April 6 through 12.

A small band played familiar tunes as plates of tasty treats were served.

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Achievement honored

Photo by Hank Lohmeyer Achievement honored

Orchard City trustee Gale Doudy retired term-limited from his two elected terms on the town board April 9. During those eight years, he did not miss a single trustee meeting, and he helped provide knowledge and leadership through a number of successful town projects. Gale and his wife, Donna, are shown with the token of thanks presented by the town board.

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