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Volunteer Program Recognizes Participants

Daphne Champagne and Karen Love share support so indicative of the Volunteer Program.
 
2016 Volunteer of the Year.
 
Daphne Champagne, volunteer program coordinator, reviews the year of assistance.
 
Volunteers receive their service pins and congratulations from Dr. Kline, left, and Mrs. Champagne, right.
 
Mary Olley was honored as Volunteer of the Year at the Susquehanna Twp. School District Volunteer Program Recognition event on June 7, in the Keiser-Fearen Media Center at Susquehanna Twp. High School.
 
Olley founded and coordinates the Adopt-a-Family program at Thomas W. Holtzman Jr. Elementary School with a cadre of volunteers. The program currently serves 92 families from the township with food, clothing, toys and other necessities. Affiliated with the Central Pennsylvania Food Bank and Rockville Church, the program provides assistance on a weekly basis to those in need.
 
Volunteers with 20, 15 and ten years of service received service pins. Those individuals include Patricia Tilman, 20 years; Tracey Mitchell and Cindy Allen-Fuss, 15 years; and Susan Clark George, Jacalyn Seigle and Connie Shenk, ten years. Each volunteer in attendance talked about their experiences in classrooms and beyond. In addition to enjoying a buffet, volunteers were presented with tokens of appreciation acknowledging volunteerism in education. 
 
Daphne Champagne, who is retiring as program coordinator after more than 20 years of service, served as emcee of the event to honor more than 100 volunteers who gave more than 3,000 hours of service assisting students and teachers during the 2015-16 school year.
 
Dr. Tod Kline, superintendent, Dr. Tamara Willis, assistant superintendent, and Kathy McCool, human resources director, attended the event. The three talked about the importance of volunteers, continuation of the volunteer program and gratitude to Mrs. Champagne for service.  
 
A former student and a former teacher meet to be recognized as volunteers.
 
Volunteers Mother and Daughter Love with Daphne Champagne.
 
The Mentorvention Team.
 
Retired principals and volunteers Kermit Leitner and Linda Geesaman with Daphne Champagne.
 
Volunteer service over the years is documented.                                                              Volunteer service over the years is documented.
Volunteer pals Champagne and Hurwitz.
 
The Champagnes.
 
Name the volunteer who wears this shoe.