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Are YOU too Busy to Volunteer?

Blog on April 9th. Comments Off on Are YOU too Busy to Volunteer?

Many of us who attended high school in smaller communities grew up with a strange phenomenon surrounding extra-curricular activities. It seemed that the students who were the most active were involved in everything. Athletes were musicians, student council members took the lead roles in school plays and just about everyone was on the yearbook staff, worked hard during homecoming week and still found time to go to choir practice. If you went to a smaller school, as so many South Dakotans did, you saw it:  people who get involved, get involved in everything.

Things haven’t really changed much in communities today. Quite often, the people who volunteer to serve on the economic development committees are people with very full plates. They have families, jobs, hobbies, church meetings, jump at the chance to help out at the local school, make sure their … Read More »


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