The annual Volunteer Appreciation is on Monday, April 23 at Cuyuna Brewing Co. in Crosby. We will celebrate our volunteers of the past year with a night of food, fun, and drinks! Sponsored by the JFHML Friends Foundation.
Each year countless hours and services are provided to your Library and community by volunteers who give of their time and their many skills. In 2017, 2,200 volunteer hours were recorded at the Jessie F. Hallett Memorial Library. National Volunteer Recognition Week April 15-22 is celebrated across the United States. JFHML Volunteers will be recognized on Monday, April 23 from 6:00-8:00 p.m. at the Cuyuna Brewing Co. in Crosby. The recognition includes a group photo, pizza from Iron Range Eatery, beverages, and prizes.
The following Library volunteers will be honored for their many hours of time and talents that enrich Library service to our area. The following volunteers served between April 2017 and April 2018:
Appreciation is extended to the dedicated Jessie F. Hallett Memorial Library Board Board: Cathy Aykens, Mary Gaviglio, Beth Hautala, Nick Huisinga, Seth Jackson, Michelle LeMieur, and Jenny Smith, as well as former members Don Boucher, Greg Maddux, Bob Novak, and Barbara Ukura. The grant writing skills of Mary Gaviglio are essential for the Library to maintain up-to-date technology and keep a sustainable vision for the future.
The Library Staff is assisted by Hallett Helpers and recycling, maintenance & grounds keepers who are valuable and appreciated: DeBlonde Johnson, Virg Panitzke, Mike Beseres, Mark Westad, and Pat Smith.
A special contribution is made by the fully trained AARP Tax Help volunteers: Kay & Larry Chismar, Rick & Pat Wimmer, Avis Puchreiter and Mary Birtzer.
Summer Reading Program Volunteers are the spirit of the program each year: Sandy Arcand, Cathy Aykens, Ann Marie Bertram, Brandon Bartel, Sheila Bartel, Chris Boucher, Ann Eberhart, Taedra Elliott, Jill Erickson, Mary Gaviglio, Kim & Abby Gibson, Lela Gould, Joan Hasskamp, Kathy Langie, Megan Martin, Greg Maddux, Jane Moore, Tori O’Connor, Gwen Rosecrans, Loren Sablan, Marian Segersten, Abby Smith, Barbara Ukura and Sharri Westin.
Summer Story Hour Readers & Helpers: Linda Kovatovich, Chelsie Meyer, Kathy Hachey, Nancy Herberg, Carrie White, and Jamie Sloth.
Photographer & Electronic sign poster: Marian Segersten
JFHML Friends Foundation Board: Sandy Arcand, Amy Sharpe, Marian Segersten, and Pat Smith
Membership Chair: Marsha Larson
Communications Chair: Lara Turnbloom
JFHML Friends Foundation Backstreet Books Workers & Active Volunteers: Sandy Arcand, Cathy Aykens, Carla Barker, Sharon Beaman, Mike & Peggi Beseres, Don Boucher, Doris Carlson, Ann Eberhart, Christie Elliott, Kim Gibson,Vernice Grgurich, Joan & Lloyd Hallada, Judy Hanson, Joan Hasskamp, Nancy Herberg, Ed Hervin, Linda & Bob Himmelright, Doris & Tom Hintz, Andrew Hook, Sandra Janzen, DeBlonde & Mary Ann Johnson, Marsha Larson, Virginia Larson, Karolyn Latterelle, Dan & Dorothy Leighton, Greg Maddux, Becky & Dwight Munns, Virg Panitzke, Marian Segersten, Amy Sharpe & Bob Carls, Sharon Simons, Abigail Smith, Jenny Smith, Ellen & Lee Uglem, Barbara Ukura, Deb Weide, and last but not least, a special THANK YOU to our VOLUNTEER COORDINATOR: JUDY HANSON.
We pay tribute to all of these dedicated Friends of the Library! This event is sponsored by the JFHML Friends Foundation.
We would also like to acknowledge the Volunteer partners of the JFHML Staff:
- Abby Smith
- Christie Elliott
- Sandy Arcand
- Deb Weide
- Marian Segersten
- Carol Bobich