Tag Archives: volunteer

Future depends on our current political decisions

In 2002 during the Tim Johnson and John Thune Senate race I cared, I voted and I sat on my couch all night watching the results come in. I did not know there was something else I could do, but I had the desire to do more. In 2004 I was asked to volunteer by someone I’d never met, and… (more…)

Volunteer firefighters important

Over the past several years, I’ve learned how important a volunteer fire department is to a small community and the many ways it improves our lives. Fourth of July celebrations in Stratford are probably the ideal setting for a small-town movie scene. A community picnic is shaded by the old trees, followed by kids’ games, such as tug of war,… (more…)