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Volunteers keep organizations thriving

RITZVILLE – Without a cadre of folks willing to invest their time and skills to keep clubs, churches, school-sponsored programs and not-for-profit organizations running smoothly, many would languish.

Others might disappear entirely.

During the week of April 21-27, dubbed "National Volunteer Appreciation Week," volunteers will receive a measure of recognition for their efforts.

President Richard Nixon began the tradition 50 years ago with an executive order, and successive presidents have followed his lead.

This year's theme is Celebrate Service.

Here are just a few examples of volunteers helpi...


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