Senior programs celebrate Senior Corps Week

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National Senior Corps Week was celebrated May 6-10 and all week, Foster Grandparent, Senior Companion and Retired and Senior Volunteer Programs celebrated their volunteers across the country and their value and impact. These dedicated volunteers share their lifetime of skills and experience to make a difference in the lives of others. Locally the Foster Grandparent Program celebrated its 35th Anniversary. Pictured at the celebration are: from left front, Theresa Nelson, director Retired and Senior Volunteer Program; Constance Maule, director Senior Companion Program; Mary Bunnin, director Foster Grandparent Program; Fred Coates SCP volunteer; and Hope Coates, Erlamay Hardwick, and Virginia Mullins, FGP volunteers. In back are: Terry Peerless, RSVP volunteer; Amy Berglund, representing Senator Carl Levin; Irene Chernick, RSVP volunteer; Jessie Rice, representing Congressman Dan Benishek; James Caszalt, representing Senator Tom Casperson; and William Dubord, Executive Director of Menominee-Delta-Schoolcraft Community Action Agency and Human Resources Authority, Inc.