October 26, 2012
Volunteers of America¿s RSVP and Foster Grandparent programs, in conjunction with Sanford Children CHILD Services, read stories to children and gave away 477 books at the Optimists Club annual Pumpkin Patch event. Books were sponsored by Volunteers of America, Dakotas and Sanford Health. Back row from left: RSVP/FGP director Cindy Beard; Sanford Children¿s CHILD Services program manager Rhonda Swanson; Sanford Child Life specialist Tammy Gottman; RSVP volunteer Shirley Nikodym; and Foster Grandmother Mary Lange. Front row from left: RSVP volunteer Marge Vogel; Foster Grandmothers Arlene Carr and Sister Verna Kelley; and RSVP/FGP coordinator Juli Schultz.