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Sep 13 2016

Joan Brown Gets Satisfaction From Helping Others

By Jennifer Meshanko for The Island Connection Joan Brown is a compassionate, professional caregiver whose encounter with a patient led to her volunteering with Our Lady of Mercy Community Outreach. Joan was born in Manhattan and raised in New Jersey, where she would live for 30 years. As a young, single mother of eight children, …

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Aug 04 2016

Conway Shares Activities She Loves With Others

By Jennifer Meshanko for The Island Connection Mary Jo Conway’s passions are to teach horseback riding and tai chi, as well as volunteering. Her love for horses started when her parent’s friend allowed Mary Jo to take her horse on a walk. “The horse ended up stepping on my foot, but I was undeterred! I …

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May 26 2015

Cava Riley Teaches English As A Second Language

By Maria Gurovich for The Island Connection Editor’s Note: Volunteer Spotlight is a column in The Island Connection highlighting members of the community who give their time to help others. If you know of a volunteer who deserves the spotlight email jennifer@luckydognews.com. Cava Riley grew up in Walterboro and went to the College of Notre …

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May 15 2015

Recipient Gives Back To Our Lady Of Mercy Community Outreach

By Maria Gurovich for The Island Connection Editor’s Note: Volunteer Spotlight is a column in The Island Connection highlighting members of the community who give their time to help others. If you know of a volunteer who deserves the spotlight email jennifer@luckydognews.com. Thirty-one-year-old, Trident Technical College Dental Hygiene student, Josefina Carmona was born and raised …

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Apr 30 2015

Bert Hefke Shares His Expertise

By Maria Gurovich for The Island Connection Editor’s Note: Volunteer Spotlight is a column in The Island Connection highlighting members of the community who give their time to help others. If you know of a volunteer who deserves the spotlight email jennifer@luckydognews.com. Bert Hefke, who was born and raised in New York City and is …

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Apr 02 2015

The Bakers Help Raise Children In Need

By Maria Gurovich for The Island Connection Editor’s Note: Volunteer Spotlight is a column in The Island Connection highlighting members of the community who give their time to help others. If you know of a volunteer who deserves the spotlight email jennifer@luckydognews.com. Westchester, New York native, Bill Baker and a Pittsburgh native, Ruth, met on …

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Mar 05 2015

Client Becomes Carer

By Maria Gurovich for The Island Connection Editor’s Note: Volunteer Spotlight is a column in The Island Connection highlighting members of the community who give their time to help others. If you know of a volunteer who deserves the spotlight email jennifer@luckydognews.com. “My family moved from Florida to Wadmalaw in the early 1920s. The island …

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Feb 20 2015

Bunny Kerr Is Perpetuating The Power Of Reading

Interview by Maria Gurovich for The Island Connection Editor’s Note: Volunteer Spotlight is a column in The Island Connection highlighting members of the community who give their time to help others. If you know of a volunteer who deserves the spotlight email jennifer@luckydognews.com. Bunny Kerr, a retired high school librarian who loves to read and …

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Jan 22 2015

You Never Regret Giving Back

Interview by Maria Gurovich for The Island Connection Editor’s Note: Volunteer Spotlight is a column in The Island Connection highlighting members of the community who give their time to help others. If you know of a volunteer who deserves the spotlight email jennifer@luckydognews.com. A Charlotte transplant, originally from Davenport, Iowa, Alysann Sieren has lived on …

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Dec 23 2014

Serving The Sea Islands

By Marylyn Haspel for The Island Connection Editor’s Note: Volunteer Spotlight is a column in The Island Connection highlighting members of the community who give their time to help others. If you know of a volunteer who deserves the spotlight email jennifer@luckydognews.com.   Shirley Salvo is one busy lady. And that’s just the way she likes …

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